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Nov 24, 2019
Nov 24, 2019
3rd Annual A Very, Merry Christmas Market3rd Annual A Very, Merry Christmas Market

The Sea Thrift gals bring a very, merry vibe to town. Over 30 artisans are hanging their creative shingle at the perfect time of year! Jewellery, soapwork products, stained glass, hand-dyed yarn, children's wares and more too... guess you'll just have to come down and check us out!

100% of our door, raffle and bake table goes to our local Oceanside Hospice. Local foodies Deb and Gord of ...more info
Category:Christmas
Date:Nov 24, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:644 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Cost:By Donation
Name:Karalena Walsh
Phone:250-752-2408
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 24, 2019
Christmas Photo Shoot at Sunrise RidgeChristmas Photo Shoot at Sunrise Ridge

Bring your family for a professional Christmas photo by Janayh Wright Photography. You will receive 1 high resolution edited image for a donation to our local food bank (minimum donation is 3 non-perishable food items).

- This is one day only session, first come first serve, 10am to 4pm, no appointments.
- Photos will be taken on our outdoor covered Hummingbird Terrace in front of the firepl...more info
Category:Christmas
Date:Nov 24, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:1175 Resort Dr, Parksville, BC
Location:Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Resort
Cost:By Donation
Phone:250-248-4674
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 23, 2019 to Nov 24, 2019
Gallery 222 Christmas Show & SaleGallery 222 Christmas Show & Sale

One of a kind ceramic & glass gifts and artwork by Chris Dahl and Jan Bell-Irving. Garden stakes, planters, mobiles, vases, plates, paintings, bowls, jewelry and sculpture.

Saturday Nov. 23 - Sunday Nov. 24. Open from 1-4pm each day.
Category:Artisan
Start:Nov 23, 2019
End:Nov 24, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:222 Crescent Road E., Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Gallery 222
Phone:250-752-7355
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 24, 2019
Harold Allanson Exhibition<br/>Harold Allanson Exhibition

Harold Allanson, SFCA, TWSA, holds a life-long interest in drawing and painting but was unable to fully express his talent until taking early retirement twenty years ago. Since then it's allowed him the luxury of being able to paint for several hours most days.

His realistic watercolours are representative of his life experiences and observations, often depicting working friends, people he's met, their lives and thei...more info
Category:Art
Date:Nov 24, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 4, 2019 to Dec 21, 2019
'I Paint With Light Now' Digital Media Exhibition

Artist Statement:
"The intellectual process of painting has not changed for me since I switched to the digital format five years ago. It remains an intuitive, somewhat baffling and always mysterious activity for me. I would not be using digital if that essential part of painting had to be sacrificed. I think it's important for you to know that I first experienced and practic...more info
Category:Art
Start:Nov 4, 2019
End:Dec 21, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 24, 2019
Mattila + Martin: Painting & Collage ExhibitionMattila + Martin: Painting & Collage Exhibition

Donna Mattila:
"In his 'Notebooks', George Braque wrote 'In art there is only one thing that counts; the thing you can't explain'. This is how I think about writing about my painting; either it works or it doesn't. My imagery originates from many walks in residential areas and urban streets,"

Tony Martin:
"The images in this current series mainly concern a combinati...more info
Category:Art
Date:Nov 24, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 24, 2019
Music on Sunday - Classical with Lee Duckles & Lixia Li

Former Principal Cello for the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and current Co-Director of the Vancouver Chamber Players Lee Duckles and Peabody Institute of Music (Johns Hopkins University) award-winning pianist Lixia Li present an enchanting program of works by Bach. Beethoven and Chopin.
Category:Music
Date:Nov 24, 2019
Time:2:30pm - 4:30pm
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre (TOSH)
Phone:250-752-6133
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 20, 2019 to Dec 18, 2019
North Pole-apalooza 2019North Pole-apalooza 2019

PDBA Celebrates “The Season in the City'! With pop-up rooftop Christmas trees, sparkling white lights on the Alberni Hwy., an all-decked out spruce on Craig St., and a sumptuous draw prize – the members of the Parksville Downtown Business Association are gearing up to celebrate the holiday season.

“North Pole-apalooza” is back for its sixth year. Enter between Nov. 20 and Dec. 18 to win a Gotta Love Downtown gift basket,...more info
Category:Christmas
Start:Nov 20, 2019
End:Dec 18, 2019
Location:Parksville Downtown
Phone:250-248-8079
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 24, 2019
Parksville Lions & Save-On-Foods Free Family Skate

This popular session is back on Sundays, September 29 - December 8. Children must be accompanied by an adult, 19yrs+. Pond hockey is not available during this session. Oceanside Place Arena on Sundays from 12:15-1:45pm. Free admission and skate rentals.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-248-3252 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Nov 24, 2019
Time:12:15pm - 1:45pm
Address:830 West Island Hwy, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Name:Parks and Recreation
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 22, 2019 to Nov 24, 2019
Winterfest Craft Fair 2019Winterfest Craft Fair 2019

Winterfest Craft Fair celebrates Arts, Crafts, Music, Food, Fun and Prizes. Come join us on November 22-24 at the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre, to an event that will surpass any preconceptions you may have of a "craft fair". Qualicum Beaches Winterfest Craft Fair is truly a unique themed event.

Full of live entertainment, a Haggis Hunt for children, complementary beverages and treats, talented artisans and $1,000s in ho...more info
Category:Christmas
Start:Nov 22, 2019
End:Nov 24, 2019
Time:Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm
Address:747 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
Cost:$4
Name:Bobbie Garnons-Williams
Phone:250-240-1233
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 16, 2019 to Nov 30, 2019
Wired at the CathouseWired at the Cathouse

Sheena McCorquodale has been teaching monthly Weekend Wire Workshops for the past couple of years. The workshops are 2 days, Saturday & Sunday, 10am to 4pm. Students send a photo of something they would like to make. Sheena creates a pattern based on the photo with approx. 2' x 2' dimensions. Students are given an introduction to anatomy and are shown the basics of chicken wire sculpting techniques including cylinder constru...more info
Category:Art
Start:Nov 16, 2019
End:Nov 30, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:5320 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Bay, BC
Location:Cathouse Gallery
Name:Sheena McCorquodale
Phone:250-937-9991
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
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