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Dec 15, 2019 to Dec 21, 2019
Dec 15, 2019
Dec 15, 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 15, 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 15, 2019
Echo Players Presents: The Best Christmas Pageant EverEcho Players Presents: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Join us this holiday season at the Village Theatre for The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!

In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids - some of the most inventively awful kids in history. You won't believe the mayhem and the fun when the Herdmans collide with the Christmas story h...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Dec 15, 2019
Time:7:30pm, 2:00pm
Address:110 West 2nd Ave, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:$10, $14, $20, $23
Phone:250-752-3522
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 15, 2019
Parksville Qualicum Beach Christmas Bird Count

This year will be our 29th BCPQ Count and the 120th Christmas Bird Count.

Look up the results and a variety of information about the Christmas Bird Counts of the past years at: https://www.audubon.org/conservation/science/christmas-bird-count

Each team will have 3-7 birders of various skill levels, at least one scope and will be assigned a specific area to cover. If you are interested in participating ‘in the field’ or as a ‘feedercounter’, a past CBC team leader, skilled birder and anyone willing to help with planning a team or other a...more info
Category:Wildlife
Date:Dec 15, 2019
Name:Sandra Gray
Phone:250-248-5565
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 15, 2019
Reid Jamieson Band Live at Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge<br/>Reid Jamieson Band Live at Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge

“Gorgeous, sun-struck acoustic soul” – Globe & Mail.

Vancouver’s Reid Jamieson Band are a vocal powerhouse committed to making music that moves us. Known for regular appearances on CBC’s Vinyl Café, to recording with Cowboy Junkies. A classic introvert/extrovert combo, Reid performs with his saucy wife and long-time song-writing partner Carolyn Victoria Mill...more info
Category:Music
Date:Dec 15, 2019
Time:Doors 2:30pm; Show 3:00pm
Address:#8 - 464 Island Highway East, Parksville, BC
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$25 advance; $30 at door
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 15, 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 15, 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 14, 2019 to Dec 31, 2019
Winter Wonderland On Ice

It is a holiday tradition to take part in this magical skating event at Oceanside Place Arena. Special lighting and decor makes you feel as though you are skating on an outdoor pond at night. Even if you do not skate, come by and view the lights from the deck. Wheel chairs and strollers are welcome. The public skating schedule with free skating events will be available on November 18th at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Start:Dec 14, 2019
End:Dec 31, 2019
Address:830 West Island Hwy, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:Regular & Free
Name:Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Dec 16, 2019
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
 
Dec 16, 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 16, 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
 
Dec 16, 2019
Victoria Symphony Christmas Pops ConcertVictoria Symphony Christmas Pops Concert

Kick off your festive season with some holiday cheer! Soprano Betty Waynne Allison and Vox Humana Chamber Choir lend their talented voices to perform both holly jolly and sentimental songs including O’Holy Night, The Nutcracker Suite, Music from Harry Potter and more. Join Associate Conductor Maestro Pietraroia and the VS for a concert of holiday magic!

Tickets $40 available at Mulberry Bu...more info
Category:Music
Date:Dec 16, 2019
Time:7:30pm
Address:747 Jones St, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
Cost:$40
 
Dec 14, 2019 to Dec 31, 2019
Winter Wonderland On Ice

It is a holiday tradition to take part in this magical skating event at Oceanside Place Arena. Special lighting and decor makes you feel as though you are skating on an outdoor pond at night. Even if you do not skate, come by and view the lights from the deck. Wheel chairs and strollers are welcome. The public skating schedule with free skating events will be available on November 18th at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Start:Dec 14, 2019
End:Dec 31, 2019
Address:830 West Island Hwy, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:Regular & Free
Name:Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Dec 17, 2019
Dec 17, 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 17, 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 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 17, 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 17, 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 14, 2019 to Dec 31, 2019
Winter Wonderland On Ice

It is a holiday tradition to take part in this magical skating event at Oceanside Place Arena. Special lighting and decor makes you feel as though you are skating on an outdoor pond at night. Even if you do not skate, come by and view the lights from the deck. Wheel chairs and strollers are welcome. The public skating schedule with free skating events will be available on November 18th at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Start:Dec 14, 2019
End:Dec 31, 2019
Address:830 West Island Hwy, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:Regular & Free
Name:Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Dec 18, 2019
Dec 18, 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 18, 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 18, 2019
Echo Players Presents: The Best Christmas Pageant EverEcho Players Presents: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Join us this holiday season at the Village Theatre for The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!

In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids - some of the most inventively awful kids in history. You won't believe the mayhem and the fun when the Herdmans collide with the Christmas story h...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Dec 18, 2019
Time:7:30pm, 2:00pm
Address:110 West 2nd Ave, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:$10, $14, $20, $23
Phone:250-752-3522
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 18, 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 18, 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 14, 2019 to Dec 31, 2019
Winter Wonderland On Ice

It is a holiday tradition to take part in this magical skating event at Oceanside Place Arena. Special lighting and decor makes you feel as though you are skating on an outdoor pond at night. Even if you do not skate, come by and view the lights from the deck. Wheel chairs and strollers are welcome. The public skating schedule with free skating events will be available on November 18th at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Start:Dec 14, 2019
End:Dec 31, 2019
Address:830 West Island Hwy, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:Regular & Free
Name:Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Dec 19, 2019
Dec 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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 19, 2019
Echo Players Presents: The Best Christmas Pageant EverEcho Players Presents: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Join us this holiday season at the Village Theatre for The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!

In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids - some of the most inventively awful kids in history. You won't believe the mayhem and the fun when the Herdmans collide with the Christmas story h...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Dec 19, 2019
Time:7:30pm, 2:00pm
Address:110 West 2nd Ave, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:$10, $14, $20, $23
Phone:250-752-3522
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
 
Dec 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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 14, 2019 to Dec 31, 2019
Winter Wonderland On Ice

It is a holiday tradition to take part in this magical skating event at Oceanside Place Arena. Special lighting and decor makes you feel as though you are skating on an outdoor pond at night. Even if you do not skate, come by and view the lights from the deck. Wheel chairs and strollers are welcome. The public skating schedule with free skating events will be available on November 18th at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Start:Dec 14, 2019
End:Dec 31, 2019
Address:830 West Island Hwy, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:Regular & Free
Name:Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Dec 20, 2019
Dec 20, 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 20, 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 20, 2019
Coombs Country Opera

This Country Jam brings all sorts of local talent out of the woodwork so grab your guitar, fiddle, mandolin or whatever tickles your fancy and join us for a great time.

Coffee, chips and other snacks provided in the hall kitchen by our local community 4H clubs, Coombs Country Horse 4H, Parksville/Qualicum Oddstock 4H, Parksville/Qualicum Community 4H. Thank you for supporting our 4H clubs.

Come out and show your support and have a great time!
Category:Music
Date:Dec 20, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 10:00pm
Address:2601 Alberni Highway, Coombs, BC
Location:Coombs Rodeo Grounds
Cost:$5 for adults, musicians and kids free
Name:Carol Hansen
Phone:250-927-2165
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 20, 2019
Echo Players Presents: The Best Christmas Pageant EverEcho Players Presents: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Join us this holiday season at the Village Theatre for The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!

In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids - some of the most inventively awful kids in history. You won't believe the mayhem and the fun when the Herdmans collide with the Christmas story h...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Dec 20, 2019
Time:7:30pm, 2:00pm
Address:110 West 2nd Ave, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:$10, $14, $20, $23
Phone:250-752-3522
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
 
Dec 20, 2019
Gingerbread House Event at Sunrise Ridge Waterfront ResortGingerbread House Event at Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Resort

Come and enjoy hot chocolate and cookies and build your own Gingerbread House. Take a picture in one of our Gingerbread Photo Booths while your here too! A fun event for the family.
Category:Christmas
Date:Dec 20, 2019
Time:6:30pm
Address:1175 Resort Drive, Parksville, BC
Location:Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Resort
Cost:$20
Name:Tara Ryder
Phone:250-248-4674
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 20, 2019
ItIt's Christmastime with Maureen Washington

For the first time in Parksville with Groundzero Productions!

Maureen is bringing her stellar Christmas Show, that has become a 2 day tradition in Victoria and highly requested Christmas show in other cities! She will bring a mix of Christmas and Non-Christmas music helping to stage (or for you to cope) through the Christmas Holidays! It's a fun event for the whole family to enjoy!

Ca...more info
Category:Music
Date:Dec 20, 2019
Time:Doors at 6:00pm; Show at 7:00pm
Address:345 Pym Street, Parksville, BC
Location:Knox United Church
Cost:$30 advance; $35 at door
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 20, 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 20, 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 14, 2019 to Dec 31, 2019
Winter Wonderland On Ice

It is a holiday tradition to take part in this magical skating event at Oceanside Place Arena. Special lighting and decor makes you feel as though you are skating on an outdoor pond at night. Even if you do not skate, come by and view the lights from the deck. Wheel chairs and strollers are welcome. The public skating schedule with free skating events will be available on November 18th at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Start:Dec 14, 2019
End:Dec 31, 2019
Address:830 West Island Hwy, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:Regular & Free
Name:Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Dec 21, 2019
Dec 21, 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 21, 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 21, 2019
Christmas Dinner Buffet at Arrowsmith Golf Course and Micky JChristmas Dinner Buffet at Arrowsmith Golf Course and Micky J's Bar & Grill

Perfect for small office parties, family gatherings or a night out with friends.

Traditional Christmas Dinner Buffet includes:
House roasted turkey, homemade stuffing and gravy, bacon and parmesan brussel sprouts, roasted root vegetables, garlic mashed potatoes, mixed greens, beet & pickle platter, and dinner r...more info
Category:Food
Date:Dec 21, 2019
Time:4:30pm - 7:00pm
Address:2250 Fowler Rd, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Micky J's Bar & Grill at Arrowsmith Golf
Cost:$26.95/pp; Children under 12 $10.95
Name:Kari Lynn Pick
Phone:250-240-3477
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 21, 2019
Echo Players Presents: The Best Christmas Pageant EverEcho Players Presents: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Join us this holiday season at the Village Theatre for The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!

In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids - some of the most inventively awful kids in history. You won't believe the mayhem and the fun when the Herdmans collide with the Christmas story h...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Dec 21, 2019
Time:7:30pm, 2:00pm
Address:110 West 2nd Ave, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:$10, $14, $20, $23
Phone:250-752-3522
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
 
Dec 21, 2019
Holiday Swim

Visit Ravensong for holiday cheer and to play reindeer games at the pool. Santa will be dropping by to say "Ho, Ho, Ho". Ravensong Aquatic Centre on Saturday, December 21, 1:30 to 5:00 pm. Regular admission.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-752-5014. View swim and skate schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Dec 21, 2019
Time:1:30pm - 5:00pm
Address:737 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Cost:Regular Admission
Name:Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-752-5014
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 21, 2019
Michelle Loreta Live at Mount Arrowsmith BrewingMichelle Loreta Live at Mount Arrowsmith Brewing

Michelle is coming back to MABrewing with her plugged-in acoustic guitar in tow! Visit her youtube channel to see what this up-and-coming local artist can do!

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMcdkaRfgk2LA5q7MY7TzgA

No cover. Kids always welcome.
Category:Music
Date:Dec 21, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:30pm
Address:109-425 Stanford Ave East, Parksville, BC
Location:Mount Arrowsmith Brewing Company
 
Dec 21, 2019
One Crazy Day Christmas MarketOne Crazy Day Christmas Market

Come and join us for our annual One Crazy Day Christmas Market. We have a wonderful representation of local artisans, craft baking, fresh seasonal arrangements, and a whole host of Christmas cheer for you, your friends, and your family. Our vendors are listed on our website.

Set in the peaceful countryside of Morningstar Golf Course, in their old log cabin style banquet facility, Christmas in the country is a...more info
Category:Christmas
Date:Dec 21, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:440 Lowry's Road, Parksville, BC
Location:Morningstar Golf Course
Name:Trish Moroto
Phone:250-937-8822
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 21, 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 21, 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 21, 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 21, 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
 
Dec 21, 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 21, 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 14, 2019 to Dec 31, 2019
Winter Wonderland On Ice

It is a holiday tradition to take part in this magical skating event at Oceanside Place Arena. Special lighting and decor makes you feel as though you are skating on an outdoor pond at night. Even if you do not skate, come by and view the lights from the deck. Wheel chairs and strollers are welcome. The public skating schedule with free skating events will be available on November 18th at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Start:Dec 14, 2019
End:Dec 31, 2019
Address:830 West Island Hwy, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:Regular & Free
Name:Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email

Dec 15, 2019 to Dec 21, 2019
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