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Nov 30, 2019
Nov 30, 2019 to Dec 1, 2019
3rd Annual Christmas Craft Fair at Arrowsmith Golf Course3rd Annual Christmas Craft Fair at Arrowsmith Golf Course

Local Vendors and Crafters. Unique gifts, Arts and Crafts, Handmade items, Baking, Canning, and more!

Craft table for Kids - 1pm - 3pm kids can make a take home craft.

Special visit from Santa - Saturday 1pm - 3pm Santa will be here for a visit and you can have your pictures taken with him.

Free Prize Draws every half hour.

Entry by donation of a no...more info
Category:Christmas
Start:Nov 30, 2019
End:Dec 1, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:2250 Fowler Road, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Arrowsmith Golf Course
Cost:By Donation
Phone:250-752-9727
 
Nov 30, 2019
Comedy Night with Byron BertramComedy Night with Byron Bertram

Like bird flu on an international flight Byron Bertram travels well. His innate talent for voices, accents and worldly subject matter have taken him to over 25 countries, establishing himself as one of Canadas top comics.

You've seen him on Britain's got talent, Edinburgh fringe fest, Boston Comedy festival, Melbourne festival, as well as appearances on Netflix Riverdale, CWs Supernatural and ABCs Once upon a...more info
Category:Other
Date:Nov 30, 2019
Time:8:00pm
Address:975 Shearme Rd, Coombs, BC
Location:The Bradley Centre
Cost:$20
Name:Bobbie Garnons-Williams
Phone:250-240-1233
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 30, 2019
Fred Penner in Concert at the Errington HallFred Penner in Concert at the Errington Hall

There are 3 different tickets available for this event...
- $25 (Adults) in stores and $27.50 online.
- $15 (Youth) in stores and $17.50 online.
- $10 (Children) in stores and $12.50 online.

Fred Penner is gentle man with an undeniable ability to make you feel good about yourself. This musical master brings more than 40 years of commitment, consistency and depth to a career that ...more info
Category:Music
Date:Nov 30, 2019
Time:Doors 6:30pm; Show 7:00pm
Address:1390 Errington Rd, Errington, BC
Location:Errington War Memorial Hall
Cost:$25 (Adults) / $15 (Youth) / $10 (Children) in stores; $27.50 / $17.50 / $12.50 online.
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 30, 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 30, 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 30, 2019
Live Entertainment at The BaysideLive Entertainment at The Bayside

Come out and enjoy our incredible view and live music all November long! While dining at The Bayside, Friday & Saturday evenings from 5:30-8:30pm capture the sounds of local talent from pianist performances to guitarists including guitarist Robbie Hancock on Nov. 22-23.
Category:Music
Date:Nov 30, 2019
Time:5:30pm - 8:30pm
Address:240 Dogwood Street, Parksville, BC
Location:The Bayside Restaurant & Lounge
Phone:250-248-8333
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 30, 2019
Live Music at Smoke n WaterLive Music at Smoke n Water

Come on down to Smoke n Water for live music every Friday and Saturday.

To see who is playing please visit www.facebook.com/smokenwaterbc/events.

Reservations are recommend for dinner!
Category:Music
Date:Nov 30, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:1600 Stroulger Road, Parksville, BC
Location:Smoke 'N Water @ Pacific Shores Resort & Spa
Phone:250-468-7192
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 30, 2019
Mark Stuart Live at Ground Zero Acoustic LoungeMark Stuart Live at Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge

This Americana/Folk veteran continues to tour heavily as an artist. Having taken his music to Europe, UK, Canada, and all of USA for decades, the Nashville native will captivate audiences with his songs, singing, and guitarmanship. Come on out and hear a few stories about his years on the road with his brother-in-law Steve Earle.

Mark Stuart has spent 2019 doing what he has ...more info
Category:Music
Date:Nov 30, 2019
Time:Doors 6:30pm; Show 7:00pm
Address:8-464 Island Highway East, Parksville, BC
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$20
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 30, 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 30, 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 30, 2019
Merry Magnolia Christmas 2019Merry Magnolia Christmas 2019

“A Merry Magnolia Christmas” at Magnolia Court, November 30th, 4-6 pm. Shopping, hot chocolate and family activities, cookie decorating, Christmas scene painting, story reading & more.
Category:Christmas
Date:Nov 30, 2019
Time:4:00pm - 6:00pm
Address:6996 Island Hwy W, Bowser, BC
Location:Magnolia Court
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 30, 2019
Michelle Dion Book Launch & Reading

Alex's Adventure on the West Coast of Canada - by Michelle Dion, Author, Illustrator and Photographer.

Join Michelle Dion in celebrating the launching of her first book. Michelle will be reading from her book Alex's Adventure on the West Coast of Canada.
Category:Other
Date:Nov 30, 2019
Time:10:30am - 2:00pm
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 30, 2019
Nanoose Bay Christmas Craft FairNanoose Bay Christmas Craft Fair

Shop over 40 of the finest local artisans at Nanoose Place on November 30th.
Category:Christmas
Date:Nov 30, 2019
Time:10:00am - 3:00pm
Address:2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Nanoose Place
Phone:250-468-5339
 
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 30, 2019
Our Living Languages: First Peoples’ Voices in BCOur Living Languages: First Peoples’ Voices in BC

2019 is the UNESCO International year of Indigenous Languages. Languages are powerful and potent markers of identity and culture, yet many of us cannot even say “hello” in the language of the people on whose traditional territory we live, work and play.

You might just expand your vocabulary—and your appreciation for the Indigenous languages spoken in BC—after visiting the ...more info
Category:Other
Date:Nov 30, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:587 Beach Road, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Museum
Phone:250-752-5533
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 30, 2019
Qualicum Beach Farmers MarketQualicum Beach Farmers Market

Visit Qualicum Beach Farmers Market every Saturday from 8:30am-12pm (1pm July & Aug), year-round and enjoy an incredible selection of fresh produce and locally produced goods. Our vendors make, bake, or grow the products they offer for sale.

Get to know who produces your food. Discover the wealth of mid-Island production from a wide variety of local home and commercial providers. Learn from them in person the ...more info
Category:Market
Date:Nov 30, 2019
Time:8:30am - 12:00pm (1pm July & Aug)
Address:Veterans Way, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Veterans Way / Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 30, 2019
Red Cross AED/CPR C

Save a life when only seconds count. Get trained. This course is required for lifeguards and health care professionals. Topics covered are CPR and blocked airways for adults, children and infants and an introduction to automated external defibrillators (AED). Qualicum Commons, on Saturday, November 23 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Cost is $75.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Other
Date:Nov 30, 2019
Time:9:00am -3:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:$75
Name:Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 30, 2019
Red Cross Emergency First Aid with AED/CPR

Be prepared and get trained in first aid skills. Training includes home hazards, accident prevention, safety education, CPR, first aid skills for common emergencies and automated external defibrillators (AED). Retraining is recommended every three years. Qualicum Commons, on Saturday, November 23 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, cost is $89.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Other
Date:Nov 30, 2019
Time:9:00am - 5:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:$89
Name:Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 30, 2019 to Dec 1, 2019
Red Cross Standard First Aid with AED/CPR

Be prepared; get trained with a two day course in first aid and cardiopulmonary (CPR C) skills. Training includes home hazards, accident prevention, safety education, CPR level C, first aid skills for common emergencies and automated external defibrillators (AED). Retraining is recommended every three years.

Qualicum Commons, on Saturday and Sunday, Saturday, November 23 and 24 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, cost is $163.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Other
Start:Nov 30, 2019
End:Dec 1, 2019
Time:9:00am - 5:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:$163
Name:Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-752-5014
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 25, 2019 to Dec 10, 2019
REDress Project Opening CeremonyREDress Project Opening Ceremony

REDress Project, an installation art project that serves as a visual reminder of the number of Aboriginal women across Canada who are no longer with us.

An opening ceremony to mark the beginning of the REDress Project installation will take place on Nov 25 at 9:30am. Mayor and Council, Chief Recalma, and the Canadian Federation of University Women will be in attendance.
Category:Art
Start:Nov 25, 2019
End:Dec 10, 2019
Address:#201 - 660 Primrose St, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Town Hall Foyer
Name:Bernadette
Phone:250-752-6921
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 30, 2019
Winter Faire & Christmas MarketWinter Faire & Christmas Market

Come one come all to our first annual Winter Faire at Arrowsmith Independent School.

Dive into our old world style Winter market rooted in tradition and togetherness. This festive event features:

- over 25 craft vendors
- silent auction (great selection! Tattoo time, cords of wood, art, gift certificates)
- large raffle (with prizes valued at $1440! See below)
- Father Christmas with photo-op
-...more info
Category:Christmas
Date:Nov 30, 2019
Time:10:00am - 2:00pm
Address:861 Hilliers Rd, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Arrowsmith Independent School
Name:Jay Deleskie
Phone:250-618-6797
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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