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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
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