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Dec 1, 2019 to Dec 7, 2019
Dec 1, 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
 
Dec 1, 2019
Babysitters Certification Program 11-14yrs

Become a Red Cross certified babysitter. This course introduces basic first aid, how to respond to emergency situations, explains baby and child care, offers advice on becoming a responsible babysitter, and tips for finding babysitting jobs. Price includes manual and certificate. Qualicum Commons, on Sunday, November 3 or December 1 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Cost is $49.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Other
Date:Dec 1, 2019
Time:9:00am - 4:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:$49
Name:Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 1, 2019
CHRCO Flea Market & Pancake Breakfast

Crafts, Jams, and more! Pancake breakfast is $6 for small and $8 for large.

Tables for rent at $12 & $15 each. Contact Val to book a table.
Category:Market
Date:Dec 1, 2019
Time:9:00am - 1:00pm
Address:2601 Alberni Highway, Coombs, BC
Location:Coombs Rodeo Grounds
Name:Val
Phone:250-752-9735
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 1, 2019
Have Yourself a Merry Little Xmas

Welcome the festive season by joining us for a joyful celebration of Christmas. Relax and enjoy an intimate afternoon of seasonal music that is both familiar and new. Sing along with old favourites! Rumour has it that there might even be some Christmas-inspired drinks and treats!

Tickets are only available on line at acappellaplus.ca or from choir members. Advance sales only. No tickets will be sold at the door. Don't miss this wonderful afternoon of song. Buy your tickets early to avoid disappointment.
Category:Christmas
Date:Dec 1, 2019
Time:2:30pm
Address:181 Beach Drive, Parksville, BC
Location:Beach Club Resort
Cost:$23
Name:Valerie Duthie
Phone:250 754 1094
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
 
Dec 1, 2019
Music on Sunday - Classical with Sarah Hagen

Canadian pianist Sarah Hagen has performed in concert halls and has been heard on broadcasts throughout North America and Europe. Awarded as Ontario Contact's 2017 Artist of the Year and the British Columbia Touring Council’s 2015 Artist of the Year, and mentioned by The Guardian (Charlottetown) as the Best Classical Performance of 2014, her interpretations have been described as “outstandingly inventive" [University of Waterloo Gazette], ”played flawlessly” [Review Vancouver] and “with great sensitivity and heart.” [Vernon Morning Star]
Category:Music
Date:Dec 1, 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
 
Dec 1, 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:Dec 1, 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 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
Dec 2, 2019
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
 
Dec 2, 2019
Mahjong Mondays at the Parksville Lawn Bowling Club

Snow birding and want to get out on Monday nights? Stuck in the house watching the rain come down? Looking to meet some new folks in town? Here's your chance to get out and have some fun playing mahjong.
Category:Other
Date:Dec 2, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:149 E. Stanford, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Cost:$2.00 per visit
Name:Carol Bucyk
Phone:250-951-0823
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
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 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
Dec 3, 2019
Dec 3, 2019
Cardio Dance Club: ParksvilleCardio Dance Club: Parksville

Cardio Dance Club is a follow-along dance fitness workout that fuses athletic dance and fun, high-energy music. It will get you sweating, raise your heart rate, and get your body working and booty shaking. Dance Club is approachable to all people, of all ages and fitness levels and is always easy to follow.

The songs include recent hits from the radio, but also some throwback favourites. Classes include hip hop, ...more info
Category:Sports
Date:Dec 3, 2019
Time:6:00pm
Address:#5-464 Island Hwy E, Parksville, BC
Location:FLUID Fitness
Cost:$10
Name:Jen
Phone:250-999-9066
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 3, 2019
Cookies & Carols Christmas Light UpCookies & Carols Christmas Light Up

It's that time of year to spread some festive cheer! On Tuesday, December 3 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm, Council and City staff invite the community to attend the first Cookies and Carols Christmas Light Up at Parksville Civic and Technology Centre, 100 Jensen Avenue East. This is a free, community event for all ages and a chance to celebrate the goodwill of the Christmas season.

The City recently pu...more info
Category:Music
Date:Dec 3, 2019
Time:12:30pm - 1:30pm
Address:100 Jensen Avenue East, Parksville, BC
Location:Atrium, Parksville Civic and Technology Centre
Name:Kendra Konsorado
Phone:250-954-3087
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 3, 2019 to Dec 21, 2019
Fresh Start: OCAC Members ShowFresh Start: OCAC Members Show

"Looking forward to the new year ahead and new beginnings" is the theme for this OCAC members show. Oceanside Community Arts Council members have submitted a variety of 2D art for this show, including photography and multi-media. Opening reception is Saturday, December 7th from 1-3 pm and the show will be at the MAC until December 21st.
Category:Art
Start:Dec 3, 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 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 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
 
Dec 3, 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:Dec 3, 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 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
Dec 4, 2019
Dec 4, 2019
Christmas Tales Live at Ground Zero Acoustic LoungeChristmas Tales Live at Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge

Shari Ulrich joins Russ Rosen, Justyn Rees and Graham Ord to make a stellar cast for the 2019 Season.

As the seventh year of Christmas Tales launches, we’re excited about a brand new vibe: 3 singer/songwriters blending their own original songs with traditional carols for a fresh take on this well established production. In particular, we are thrilled to have our friend a...more info
Category:Music
Date:Dec 4, 2019
Time:Doors 6:30pm; Show 7:00pm
Address:#8 - 464 Island Highway East, Parksville, BC
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$30 advance; $35 at door
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 4, 2019
Drop in Crib at the Parksville Lawn Bowling Club

This is a great way to beat the winter blues and meet some really wonderful people at the same time. From October 2019, through March 2020, you're invited to have a little fun playing crib at our club.
Category:Other
Date:Dec 4, 2019
Time:1:00pm
Address:149 E. Stanford, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Cost:$3.00 per drop in visit
Name:Carol Bucyk
Phone:250-951-0823
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 3, 2019 to Dec 21, 2019
Fresh Start: OCAC Members ShowFresh Start: OCAC Members Show

"Looking forward to the new year ahead and new beginnings" is the theme for this OCAC members show. Oceanside Community Arts Council members have submitted a variety of 2D art for this show, including photography and multi-media. Opening reception is Saturday, December 7th from 1-3 pm and the show will be at the MAC until December 21st.
Category:Art
Start:Dec 3, 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 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 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 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
Dec 5, 2019
Dec 5, 2019
Cardio Dance Club: Qualicum BeachCardio Dance Club: Qualicum Beach

Cardio Dance Club (regular intensity cardio dance). Classes run every Thursday morning, 644 Memorial Rd, Qualicum Beach B.C. Come have fun with your community and meet new friends! Or just get your groove on and get fit.

Register for class with the RDN, or register at Ravensong in Qualicum Beach or Oceanside Place Arena in Parksville. Save money by registering for a series, or drop in for $10.

Class de...more info
Category:Other
Date:Dec 5, 2019
Time:9:30am - 10:30am
Address:644 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Cost:$10
Name:Jen deHaan
Phone:250-999-9066
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 5, 2019
Drop in Bridge at the Parksville Lawn Bowling Club

It might be rainy and grey outside, but it will be warm and dry on Thursday afternoons at our club. Bridge will be on the agenda and you're invited to be part of the action.
Category:Other
Date:Dec 5, 2019
Time:1:00pm
Address:149 E. Stanford, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Cost:$3.00 per drop in visit
Name:Carol Bucyk
Phone:250-951-0823
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 3, 2019 to Dec 21, 2019
Fresh Start: OCAC Members ShowFresh Start: OCAC Members Show

"Looking forward to the new year ahead and new beginnings" is the theme for this OCAC members show. Oceanside Community Arts Council members have submitted a variety of 2D art for this show, including photography and multi-media. Opening reception is Saturday, December 7th from 1-3 pm and the show will be at the MAC until December 21st.
Category:Art
Start:Dec 3, 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 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 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
 
Dec 5, 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:Dec 5, 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 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
Dec 6, 2019
Dec 6, 2019
5th Annual Magical Nights of Light 20195th Annual Magical Nights of Light 2019

If you thought last year's laser light show was spectacular, wait until you see this year's Magical Nights of Light!

• Magical Light Show
• Walk through at your own pace
• Hot Chocolate
• Visit with Santa
• And more ...!

Advance ticket purchase required. Tickets are non-refundable.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Dec 6, 2019
Time:6:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:1240 Leffler Rd., Errington, BC
Location:North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre
Cost:Advance Tickets: $5 per person, 12 & under Free
Name:Joyce Lee
Phone:250-248-8534
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 6, 2019
Darrill Hanscom Christmas Woodcraft SaleDarrill Hanscom Christmas Woodcraft Sale

Fine turned pepper & salt mills, pastry pins, toothpick holders, bowls, potpourri bowls, spurtles and other unique gift items. Also handcrafted stools, coat trees and children's rocking chairs.

Open Dec 6-9, 13-15 plus other days by appointment or by chance.
Category:Artisan
Date:Dec 6, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:1590 Morello Road, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Darrill Hanscom Woodcraft
Name:Darrill Hanscom
Phone:250-468-7857
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 6, 2019
David Vest Live at Ground Zero Acoustic LoungeDavid Vest Live at Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge

Although he’s a Maple Blues Award winner who now lives in Canada, David Vest is an authentic, Southern-bred boogie-woogie piano player, blues shouter, and world-class entertainer.

"Who would have thought you could be a buzz act when you're almost 70 years old" Brian Blain, Toronto Blues Society.
Category:Music
Date:Dec 6, 2019
Time:Doors at 6:00pm; Show at 7:00pm
Address:#8 - 464 Island Highway East, Parksville, BC
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$25 advance; $30 at door
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 3, 2019 to Dec 21, 2019
Fresh Start: OCAC Members ShowFresh Start: OCAC Members Show

"Looking forward to the new year ahead and new beginnings" is the theme for this OCAC members show. Oceanside Community Arts Council members have submitted a variety of 2D art for this show, including photography and multi-media. Opening reception is Saturday, December 7th from 1-3 pm and the show will be at the MAC until December 21st.
Category:Art
Start:Dec 3, 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 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 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
 
Dec 6, 2019
Phil Dwyer Trio in ConcertPhil Dwyer Trio in Concert

Phil Dwyer Trio, featuring Phil Dwyer, Ken Lister and Hans Verhoeven.

Enjoy an evening of music from classic movies (John Mendel, Henry Mancini, Cole Porter) with our own local Juno-award winning musicians. An event not to be missed!

Make this one of your Pick 6 Choices! (6 shows for $99/$90OCAC)
Category:Music
Date:Dec 6, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Cost:$20; $18 for Members
Name:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Phone:250-248-8185
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
 
Dec 6, 2019
Sing We Now of Christmas

The Craig Bay Choristers invite you to join them for a varied program of choral music with a festive and seasonal theme featuring such favourites as "Ave Maria", "Mistletoe and Holly" and "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree".

Lonnie Moddle, Director and Ron Klusmeier, Accompanist. Special guests: A Cappella Plus directed by Patricia Plumley.

Tickets available beginning Nov. 12 at Mulberry Bush Bookstores (Parksville & Qualicum Beach) and may be available at the door.
Category:Music
Date:Dec 6, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:345 Pym St., Parksville, BC
Location:Knox United Church
Cost:$15 Adults, children under 12 free
Name:Leslie Simpson
Phone:250-248-5465
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 6, 2019
VIUs Milner Christmas Magic 2019VIUs Milner Christmas Magic 2019

Outdoor Christmas light show for the whole family to enjoy: Dec 6 – 8, 13 - 15, 18 – 22, 2019.

Santa, live Christmas music, Teddy Bear Cottage, Storytelling, VIU Baking Students Gingerbread Houses, Refreshments, Tea Room, Gift Shops. Onsite shuttle for mobility challenged. Bring a flashlight. Sorry, we are unable to take Tea Room reservations.

Suggested donation: $5/adult, $2.50/child, $12.00/family (2 a...more info
Category:Christmas
Date:Dec 6, 2019
Time:5:00pm - 8:30pm; last entry 8:00pm
Address:2179 West Island Highway, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Milner Gardens & Woodland
Cost:Suggested donation: $5/adult, $2.50/child, $12.00/family (2 adults and up to 3 children/youths under 19 yrs).
Phone:250-752-6153
Website:Open Site
Dec 7, 2019
Dec 7, 2019
5th Annual Magical Nights of Light 20195th Annual Magical Nights of Light 2019

If you thought last year's laser light show was spectacular, wait until you see this year's Magical Nights of Light!

• Magical Light Show
• Walk through at your own pace
• Hot Chocolate
• Visit with Santa
• And more ...!

Advance ticket purchase required. Tickets are non-refundable.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Dec 7, 2019
Time:6:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:1240 Leffler Rd., Errington, BC
Location:North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre
Cost:Advance Tickets: $5 per person, 12 & under Free
Name:Joyce Lee
Phone:250-248-8534
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 7, 2019 to Dec 8, 2019
Beercade at Mount Arrowsmith Brewing CompanyBeercade at Mount Arrowsmith Brewing Company

Join us for a weekend of nostalgia on December 7 & 8 at the taproom! We will be hosting "Beercade" where you can play some of your old favourites while enjoying a bevvy.

Pay at the Door. Unlimited play for $15!
Category:Other
Start:Dec 7, 2019
End:Dec 8, 2019
Time:11:30am - 10:00pm on Saturday; 11:30am - 7:30pm on Sunday
Address:109-425 Stanford Ave East, Parksville, BC
Location:Mount Arrowsmith Brewing Company
Cost:$15 for unlimited play
Phone:250-951-0125
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 7, 2019
Blue Moon Marquee Live at Ground Zero Acoustic LoungeBlue Moon Marquee Live at Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge

"Gypsy Blues plucks the danger from a Tom Waits melody, dances it a little further over the line with dark magic, teases the rhythms & and raises a toast to back alley Jazz"
-The Alternate Route

Their new album Bare Knuckles & Brawn has topped the Earshot Charts in both Jazz and Blues! You can take it home with you on Vinyl or CD.

Special show featuring s...more info
Category:Music
Date:Dec 7, 2019
Time:Doors 6:30pm; Show 7:00pm
Address:#8 - 464 Island Highway East, Parksville, BC
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$22 advance; $27 at door
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 7, 2019 to Dec 8, 2019
Christmas Crawl Nanoose Bay Studio Tour 2019Christmas Crawl Nanoose Bay Studio Tour 2019

Pick up your 2019 studio guide at individual studios or our Tour Information Centre located at Nanoose Place, 2925 Northwest Bay Rd., during Studio Tour Hours: 10am to 4pm.

Participating artists will show their work either at their studios or Nanoose Place. Please check your Guide Map for these details.
Category:Art
Start:Dec 7, 2019
End:Dec 8, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Nanoose Place
Name:Dalyce Knight
Phone:250-468-7317
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 7, 2019 to Dec 8, 2019
Coombs Christmas Fair 2019Coombs Christmas Fair 2019

All you want for Christmas will be on offer at the Coombs Christmas Fair. Visit our sale for a great selection of beautiful handmade gifts and food items to share with friends and family. We are expanding this year, using both halls on our property, with a few rotating vendor tables, so be sure to drop by each day, you won't want to miss a thing.

Admission is free and there's lots of parking. Our concession will offer s...more info
Category:Christmas
Start:Dec 7, 2019
End:Dec 8, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:1014 Ford Road, Coombs, BC
Location:Coombs Fairgrounds
Name:Janet Boley
Phone:250-752-9757
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 7, 2019
Darrill Hanscom Christmas Woodcraft SaleDarrill Hanscom Christmas Woodcraft Sale

Fine turned pepper & salt mills, pastry pins, toothpick holders, bowls, potpourri bowls, spurtles and other unique gift items. Also handcrafted stools, coat trees and children's rocking chairs.

Open Dec 6-9, 13-15 plus other days by appointment or by chance.
Category:Artisan
Date:Dec 7, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:1590 Morello Road, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Darrill Hanscom Woodcraft
Name:Darrill Hanscom
Phone:250-468-7857
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 7, 2019
Errington Christmas Craft Faires 2019Errington Christmas Craft Faires 2019

Celebrating a tradition that goes back 50 years, the Errington Hall will be full of local artists and crafters offering a wide variety of homegrown and handmade treasures just in time for the holiday. Due to the popularity of this event we have expanded the show to two weekends, each with a different set of unique, talented, local vendors.

Free admission. Hot refreshments available on site. Eac...more info
Category:Christmas
Date:Dec 7, 2019
Time:10:00am - 3:00pm
Address:1390 Errington Road, Errington, BC
Location:Errington War Memorial Hall
Name:Kristina Gray
Phone:250-951-6424
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 7, 2019
Fresh Start Exhibition Opening ReceptionFresh Start Exhibition Opening Reception

'Fresh Start' OCAC members exhibition runs December 3-21, 2019. Please join us for our opening reception to celebrate the artists represented in this engaging members show. Everyone is welcome - come and join us for some holiday refreshments and music - and wonderful art!
Category:Art
Date:Dec 7, 2019
Time:1:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Phone:250-248-8185
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 3, 2019 to Dec 21, 2019
Fresh Start: OCAC Members ShowFresh Start: OCAC Members Show

"Looking forward to the new year ahead and new beginnings" is the theme for this OCAC members show. Oceanside Community Arts Council members have submitted a variety of 2D art for this show, including photography and multi-media. Opening reception is Saturday, December 7th from 1-3 pm and the show will be at the MAC until December 21st.
Category:Art
Start:Dec 3, 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 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 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
 
Dec 7, 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:Dec 7, 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
 
Dec 7, 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:Dec 7, 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 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
 
Dec 7, 2019
St. Anne & St. Edmund Christmas Bazaar

Christmas Bazaar featuring our famous Christmas Cakes, baking, preserves, books, local Artisans, gently used gift items, enjoy delicious refreshments in our Muffin Cafe.
Category:Christmas
Date:Dec 7, 2019
Time:10:00am - 2:00pm
Address:407 Wembley Rd., Parksville, BC
Location:St. Anne & St. Edmund Church
Name:L. Uniat
Phone:250-248-5662
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 7, 2019
VIUs Milner Christmas Magic 2019VIUs Milner Christmas Magic 2019

Outdoor Christmas light show for the whole family to enjoy: Dec 6 – 8, 13 - 15, 18 – 22, 2019.

Santa, live Christmas music, Teddy Bear Cottage, Storytelling, VIU Baking Students Gingerbread Houses, Refreshments, Tea Room, Gift Shops. Onsite shuttle for mobility challenged. Bring a flashlight. Sorry, we are unable to take Tea Room reservations.

Suggested donation: $5/adult, $2.50/child, $12.00/family (2 a...more info
Category:Christmas
Date:Dec 7, 2019
Time:5:00pm - 8:30pm; last entry 8:00pm
Address:2179 West Island Highway, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Milner Gardens & Woodland
Cost:Suggested donation: $5/adult, $2.50/child, $12.00/family (2 adults and up to 3 children/youths under 19 yrs).
Phone:250-752-6153
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 7, 2019
Zentangle: Watercolour TilesZentangle: Watercolour Tiles

Register by November 30

This class will give you some simple techniques for creating lovely watercolour washes for your tiles or other tangling paper. You'll create some tiles to tangle both in class and at home. You'll love creating and tangling coloured backgrounds!

Zentangle Basics is a prerequisite.
Category:Art
Date:Dec 7, 2019
Time:9:30am - 12:30pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Cost:$48
Name:Mrs Rhonda J Roy
Phone:250-927-3251
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email

Dec 1, 2019 to Dec 7, 2019
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