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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
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