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Dec 14, 2019
Dec 14, 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 14, 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 14, 2019
Beth Marie Anderson Christmas ConcertBeth Marie Anderson Christmas Concert

Beth Marie Anderson in concert with special guest Christine Sweeney, soul/folk artist from New York, NY.

Doors open at 6:30pm, show at 7:00pm.
Category:Music
Date:Dec 14, 2019
Time:Doors 6:30pm; Show 7:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Cost:$20
Name:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Phone:250-2148-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 14, 2019
Christmas in Hawaii - Saturday Afternoon Tea DanceChristmas in Hawaii - Saturday Afternoon Tea Dance

Christmas in Hawaii! Enjoy this tribute to the music of Don Ho featuring Anela Kahiamoe, a 30-year veteran of the Honolulu music scene.

Wear your loudest Hawaiian shirt!

Tea/coffee and goodies fundraiser with all proceeds to support Ovarian Cancer Research.

Dancing starts at 2pm - Tickets $20/ $30 couples.
Category:Music
Date:Dec 14, 2019
Time:2:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Cost:$20/ $30 couples
Name:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 14, 2019
Christmas on the Farm 2019Christmas on the Farm 2019

It's our favourite time of year! Join us at this free family-friendly event to celebrate Christmas "farm-style". There will be wagon rides, live music, Christmas storytelling, kids crafts and activities, a poutine food truck, free chocolate & popcorn, marshmallow roasting, and all your favourite farm animals!
Category:Christmas
Date:Dec 14, 2019
Time:10:00am - 3:00pm
Address:403 Lowry's Road, Parksville, BC
Location:Little Qualicum Cheeseworks
Cost:$5
Phone:250-954-3931
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 14, 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 14, 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 14, 2019
Deck the Docks 2019Deck the Docks 2019

December 14th 5-7pm at the Deep Bay Marina. Holiday lights, carolling, hot dogs and merriment – come out and enjoy the fun and celebrate the holiday season at our wonderful marina.
Category:Christmas
Date:Dec 14, 2019
Time:5:00pm - 7:00pm
Address:180 Burne Rd, Bowser, BC
Location:Deep Bay Marina
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 14, 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 14, 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 14, 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 14, 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 14, 2019
Errington Community Christmas ConcertErrington Community Christmas Concert

Christmas Concert at the Errington Hall, Saturday, December 14th. Admission By Donation. Doors at 6:30pm & Show at 7:00pm

Seasonal songs, skits, movies, and readings by a cast of local characters. Great entertainment for the whole family.

Proceeds from all donations are used to maintain our historic Community Hall.
Category:Christmas
Date:Dec 14, 2019
Time:6:30pm - 9:30pm
Address:1390 Errington Rd, Errington, BC
Location:Errington War Memorial Hall
Cost:By Donation
 
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 14, 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 14, 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
Public Raku DayPublic Raku Day

Pyromania Pottery wants you to experience the magic & beauty of participating in a raku firing on Dec 14th. Choose an unglazed pot, starfish, seahorse, fish, leaf, heart, cat or whale made by one of our potters, glaze it with their help, and we will fire it for you in an hour or two.

Take it home that same day - reservations required! Please call 250-954-1775 between 11 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. daily to book your spot!

Handicapped parking o...more info
Category:Art
Date:Dec 14, 2019
Time:10:00am
Address:2344 Alberni Highway, Coombs, BC
Location:Pyromania Pottery
Cost:$25
Phone:250-954-1775
 
Dec 14, 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 14, 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 14, 2019
Rudolph's Christmas Preschool Party 2-5yrs

The elves are busy planning an exciting party for you and your parents to enjoy. A variety of craft stations and a special circle time will get you all in the holiday spirit. Parent participation is required. Oceanside Place Arena on Saturday, December 14 from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. Cost is $12.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Dec 14, 2019
Time:10:30am - 12:00pm
Address:830 West Island Hwy, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:$12
Name:Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 14, 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 14, 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
Contact PQB Tourism if you need to update or cancel your event.

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