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Jul 7, 2019 to Jul 13, 2019
Jul 7, 2019
Jul 7, 2019
Midisland Public MarketMidisland Public Market

The Midisland Public Market comes to downtown Qualicum Beach for their 2019 season. Sunday’s 1-4pm, starting June 30th and running until September 29th, 2019 on Veterans Way at Memorial Ave, in downtown Qualicum Beach, BC. (Adjacent the Qualicum Beach Community Centre)

The Midisland Public Market is a festival styled community event featuring a free concert series, karaoke interludes, food trucks, ice cream, and market vendo...more info
Category:Market
Date:Jul 7, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:Veterans Way, Qualicum Beach, BC
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 7, 2019
Soft Shore: where land and water meetSoft Shore: where land and water meet

Soft Shore: where land and water meet is an exploration of texture, colours and art methods in celebration of the beauty of the natural ocean shore landscape. Featuring a collaboration of artistic styles and narratives, Soft Shore blends fibre, wood, metal, acrylic, glass and photography in a community’s homage to the spectacular natural scapes of the Oceanside shoreline.

Following the outstanding ...more info
Category:Art
Date:Jul 7, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 6, 2019 to Jul 7, 2019
Studio Tour San Pareil / ParksvilleStudio Tour San Pareil / Parksville

Your neighbours in Parksville, Errington, Qualicum Beach, and San Pareil are opening up their studios for two days to allow you the opportunity to chat with them about how they create beautiful works of art. This year we have 20 participating studios.

The tour will start at 856 Terrien Way in San Pareil where you will pick up the brochure showing the addresses of all participants. Brochures will also...more info
Category:Artisan
Start:Jul 6, 2019
End:Jul 7, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:856 Terrien Way, Parksville, BC
Name:Larry Stuart
Phone:250-228-8315
Email:Send Email
Jul 8, 2019
Jul 8, 2019 to Jul 12, 2019
BYTE Camp, Claymation Movie ProductionBYTE Camp, Claymation Movie Production

For ages 9-12 years - in partnership with RDN Rec & Parks.

Make your own clay characters come to life, just like Shaun the Sheep. Participants will work with a partner to build their own clay characters, sets and props; develop their own script; shoot their movie scenes, and then learn to edit and add sounds and special effects to complete the whole project. There will be plenty of time duri...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jul 8, 2019
End:Jul 12, 2019
Time:9:00am
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Cost:$290
Name:McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 8, 2019
Yoga on the Beach 2019Yoga on the Beach 2019

Think and act outside the box this summer--fresh sea air, wide open spaces, stunning scenery, social support, laughter, certified instructors, safe and mindful exercise for everyone at all ages and activity levels, fun and health promoting yoga near the ocean. For all this, and more, join us for our 8th summer of Yoga on the Beach with Charlotte and Barbara in Parksville and Qualicum Beach, drop in, by donation only, so you can co...more info
Category:Other
Date:Jul 8, 2019
Time:9:30am - 10:30am
Location:Parksville Community Park / Qualicum Beach Waterfront
Cost:By Donation
Website:Open Site
Jul 9, 2019
Jul 8, 2019 to Jul 12, 2019
BYTE Camp, Claymation Movie ProductionBYTE Camp, Claymation Movie Production

For ages 9-12 years - in partnership with RDN Rec & Parks.

Make your own clay characters come to life, just like Shaun the Sheep. Participants will work with a partner to build their own clay characters, sets and props; develop their own script; shoot their movie scenes, and then learn to edit and add sounds and special effects to complete the whole project. There will be plenty of time duri...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jul 8, 2019
End:Jul 12, 2019
Time:9:00am
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Cost:$290
Name:McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 9, 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:Jul 9, 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
 
Jul 9, 2019
Soft Shore: where land and water meetSoft Shore: where land and water meet

Soft Shore: where land and water meet is an exploration of texture, colours and art methods in celebration of the beauty of the natural ocean shore landscape. Featuring a collaboration of artistic styles and narratives, Soft Shore blends fibre, wood, metal, acrylic, glass and photography in a community’s homage to the spectacular natural scapes of the Oceanside shoreline.

Following the outstanding ...more info
Category:Art
Date:Jul 9, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 9, 2019
Summer by the Sea Street Market 2019Summer by the Sea Street Market 2019

Craig Street infused with energy and excitement every Tuesday night! Brought to you by the Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce, this street market is a true reflection of our community's vibrant character.

In its 16th year, the Tuesday night market runs from 6 to 9pm with over 200 vendors to visit. The market is popular with locals and visitors looking for a unique experience. With an eclec...more info
Category:Market
Date:Jul 9, 2019
Time:6:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:Craig Street, Parksville, BC
Location:Down Town Parksville
Name:Caitlin Woon
Phone:250-248-3613
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 9, 2019
Yoga on the Beach 2019Yoga on the Beach 2019

Think and act outside the box this summer--fresh sea air, wide open spaces, stunning scenery, social support, laughter, certified instructors, safe and mindful exercise for everyone at all ages and activity levels, fun and health promoting yoga near the ocean. For all this, and more, join us for our 8th summer of Yoga on the Beach with Charlotte and Barbara in Parksville and Qualicum Beach, drop in, by donation only, so you can co...more info
Category:Other
Date:Jul 9, 2019
Time:9:30am - 10:30am
Location:Parksville Community Park / Qualicum Beach Waterfront
Cost:By Donation
Website:Open Site
Jul 10, 2019
Jul 10, 2019 to Jul 14, 2019
Arbutus Meadows Island Classic Equestrian Show JumpingArbutus Meadows Island Classic Equestrian Show Jumping

Come out to Vancouver Island’s premier equestrian show jumping event. Admission is free to spectate and concessions are available onsite.
Category:Other
Start:Jul 10, 2019
End:Jul 14, 2019
Address:1515 Island Hwy E, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Arbutus Meadows Equestrian Centre
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 8, 2019 to Jul 12, 2019
BYTE Camp, Claymation Movie ProductionBYTE Camp, Claymation Movie Production

For ages 9-12 years - in partnership with RDN Rec & Parks.

Make your own clay characters come to life, just like Shaun the Sheep. Participants will work with a partner to build their own clay characters, sets and props; develop their own script; shoot their movie scenes, and then learn to edit and add sounds and special effects to complete the whole project. There will be plenty of time duri...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jul 8, 2019
End:Jul 12, 2019
Time:9:00am
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Cost:$290
Name:McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 10, 2019
Soft Shore: where land and water meetSoft Shore: where land and water meet

Soft Shore: where land and water meet is an exploration of texture, colours and art methods in celebration of the beauty of the natural ocean shore landscape. Featuring a collaboration of artistic styles and narratives, Soft Shore blends fibre, wood, metal, acrylic, glass and photography in a community’s homage to the spectacular natural scapes of the Oceanside shoreline.

Following the outstanding ...more info
Category:Art
Date:Jul 10, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 10, 2019
Yoga on the Beach 2019Yoga on the Beach 2019

Think and act outside the box this summer--fresh sea air, wide open spaces, stunning scenery, social support, laughter, certified instructors, safe and mindful exercise for everyone at all ages and activity levels, fun and health promoting yoga near the ocean. For all this, and more, join us for our 8th summer of Yoga on the Beach with Charlotte and Barbara in Parksville and Qualicum Beach, drop in, by donation only, so you can co...more info
Category:Other
Date:Jul 10, 2019
Time:9:30am - 10:30am
Location:Parksville Community Park / Qualicum Beach Waterfront
Cost:By Donation
Website:Open Site
Jul 11, 2019
Jul 10, 2019 to Jul 14, 2019
Arbutus Meadows Island Classic Equestrian Show JumpingArbutus Meadows Island Classic Equestrian Show Jumping

Come out to Vancouver Island’s premier equestrian show jumping event. Admission is free to spectate and concessions are available onsite.
Category:Other
Start:Jul 10, 2019
End:Jul 14, 2019
Address:1515 Island Hwy E, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Arbutus Meadows Equestrian Centre
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 8, 2019 to Jul 12, 2019
BYTE Camp, Claymation Movie ProductionBYTE Camp, Claymation Movie Production

For ages 9-12 years - in partnership with RDN Rec & Parks.

Make your own clay characters come to life, just like Shaun the Sheep. Participants will work with a partner to build their own clay characters, sets and props; develop their own script; shoot their movie scenes, and then learn to edit and add sounds and special effects to complete the whole project. There will be plenty of time duri...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jul 8, 2019
End:Jul 12, 2019
Time:9:00am
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Cost:$290
Name:McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 11, 2019
Qualicum Beach Uptown Street MarketQualicum Beach Uptown Street Market

Dine out and take in the charm of a summer evening in Qualicum Beach.

Shop our Uptown Market featuring giftware by local artisans, home grown & specialty foods, live music & entertainment, and more!
Category:Market
Date:Jul 11, 2019
Time:6:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:W 2nd Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:2nd Ave between Memorial & Primrose
Phone:250-738-9008
 
Jul 11, 2019
Soft Shore: where land and water meetSoft Shore: where land and water meet

Soft Shore: where land and water meet is an exploration of texture, colours and art methods in celebration of the beauty of the natural ocean shore landscape. Featuring a collaboration of artistic styles and narratives, Soft Shore blends fibre, wood, metal, acrylic, glass and photography in a community’s homage to the spectacular natural scapes of the Oceanside shoreline.

Following the outstanding ...more info
Category:Art
Date:Jul 11, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 11, 2019
Yoga on the Beach 2019Yoga on the Beach 2019

Think and act outside the box this summer--fresh sea air, wide open spaces, stunning scenery, social support, laughter, certified instructors, safe and mindful exercise for everyone at all ages and activity levels, fun and health promoting yoga near the ocean. For all this, and more, join us for our 8th summer of Yoga on the Beach with Charlotte and Barbara in Parksville and Qualicum Beach, drop in, by donation only, so you can co...more info
Category:Other
Date:Jul 11, 2019
Time:9:30am - 10:30am
Location:Parksville Community Park / Qualicum Beach Waterfront
Cost:By Donation
Website:Open Site
Jul 12, 2019
Jul 10, 2019 to Jul 14, 2019
Arbutus Meadows Island Classic Equestrian Show JumpingArbutus Meadows Island Classic Equestrian Show Jumping

Come out to Vancouver Island’s premier equestrian show jumping event. Admission is free to spectate and concessions are available onsite.
Category:Other
Start:Jul 10, 2019
End:Jul 14, 2019
Address:1515 Island Hwy E, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Arbutus Meadows Equestrian Centre
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 8, 2019 to Jul 12, 2019
BYTE Camp, Claymation Movie ProductionBYTE Camp, Claymation Movie Production

For ages 9-12 years - in partnership with RDN Rec & Parks.

Make your own clay characters come to life, just like Shaun the Sheep. Participants will work with a partner to build their own clay characters, sets and props; develop their own script; shoot their movie scenes, and then learn to edit and add sounds and special effects to complete the whole project. There will be plenty of time duri...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jul 8, 2019
End:Jul 12, 2019
Time:9:00am
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Cost:$290
Name:McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 12, 2019
Parksville Museum MarketParksville Museum Market

It's back! The very popular Friday night market at the Parksville Museum returns this year!

Starting Friday evening, 5pm, June 28th, over 45 vendors will be on site to greet you with food trucks, flowers, produce and everything you need and more importantly, the things you don't need but want! The market is popular with locals and visitors looking for a unique experience. Plus, all the Museum's historic buildings are open...more info
Category:Market
Date:Jul 12, 2019
Time:5:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:1275 E Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Museum
Name:Caitlin Woon
Phone:250-248-3613
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 12, 2019 to Aug 18, 2019
2019 QF Sand Sculpting Competition & Exhibition - Parksville Beach Festival2019 QF Sand Sculpting Competition & Exhibition - Parksville Beach Festival

Come and see Parksville's premiere event on the beach: The Quality Foods Sand Sculpting Competition and Exhibition, July 12- August 18, 2019, organized by the Parksville Beach Festival Society.

is a world class event for Master Sand Sculptors and is an official qualifying event for the World Championship of Sand Scu...more info
Category:Sandcastle competition
Start:Jul 12, 2019
End:Aug 18, 2019
Address:Beachside Drive, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Park
Website:Open Site
 
Jul 12, 2019
Soft Shore: where land and water meetSoft Shore: where land and water meet

Soft Shore: where land and water meet is an exploration of texture, colours and art methods in celebration of the beauty of the natural ocean shore landscape. Featuring a collaboration of artistic styles and narratives, Soft Shore blends fibre, wood, metal, acrylic, glass and photography in a community’s homage to the spectacular natural scapes of the Oceanside shoreline.

Following the outstanding ...more info
Category:Art
Date:Jul 12, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 12, 2019
Tribune Bay - Hornby Island Paint Party

A fun night of painting for the absolute beginner to the seasoned artist where you get to create your own masterpiece painting!

No experience necessary. All materials provided.
Category:Art
Date:Jul 12, 2019
Time:6:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:124 Harlech Rd., Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Old Fire Hall (Island Soda Works)
Cost:$20 (REG $30)
Name:Jenny Hughes
Phone:778-835-9332
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 12, 2019
Yoga on the Beach 2019Yoga on the Beach 2019

Think and act outside the box this summer--fresh sea air, wide open spaces, stunning scenery, social support, laughter, certified instructors, safe and mindful exercise for everyone at all ages and activity levels, fun and health promoting yoga near the ocean. For all this, and more, join us for our 8th summer of Yoga on the Beach with Charlotte and Barbara in Parksville and Qualicum Beach, drop in, by donation only, so you can co...more info
Category:Other
Date:Jul 12, 2019
Time:9:30am - 10:30am
Location:Parksville Community Park / Qualicum Beach Waterfront
Cost:By Donation
Website:Open Site
Jul 13, 2019
Jul 10, 2019 to Jul 14, 2019
Arbutus Meadows Island Classic Equestrian Show JumpingArbutus Meadows Island Classic Equestrian Show Jumping

Come out to Vancouver Island’s premier equestrian show jumping event. Admission is free to spectate and concessions are available onsite.
Category:Other
Start:Jul 10, 2019
End:Jul 14, 2019
Address:1515 Island Hwy E, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Arbutus Meadows Equestrian Centre
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 13, 2019 to Jul 14, 2019
Canadian Tire Sculpting Lessons & Demonstrations - Parksville Beach FestivalCanadian Tire Sculpting Lessons & Demonstrations - Parksville Beach Festival

In addition our amazing solo & doubles competition, the public will have an opportunity to learn sand sculpting techniques used by the professionals. Canadian Tire has sponsored two professional sculptors to work with the public and teach them how to create a 'proper" sand sculpture from scratch. All ages welco...more info
Category:Sandcastle competition
Start:Jul 13, 2019
End:Jul 14, 2019
Time:10:00am - 5:00pm
Address:Beachside Drive, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Park
Website:Open Site
 
Jul 13, 2019
Errington Farmers MarketErrington Farmers Market

"Make it, Bake it, Grow it!"

The Errington Farmers' Market is THE place to be each Saturday from May to September! Make it a family outing each week to shop for local, fresh, authentic food including seasonal vegetables and fruit, eggs, meats, flowers and more.

Enjoy ready to eat food also, like kale chips, preserves, breads, and baking! Artisans are also included in the farmers' market, offering fine art, hand-made toys...more info
Category:Market
Date:Jul 13, 2019
Time:10:00am - 1:00pm
Address:1390 Errington Rd, Errington, BC
Location:Errington Community Park
Name:Market Manager
Phone:250-618-2281
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 12, 2019 to Aug 18, 2019
2019 QF Sand Sculpting Competition & Exhibition - Parksville Beach Festival2019 QF Sand Sculpting Competition & Exhibition - Parksville Beach Festival

Come and see Parksville's premiere event on the beach: The Quality Foods Sand Sculpting Competition and Exhibition, July 12- August 18, 2019, organized by the Parksville Beach Festival Society.

is a world class event for Master Sand Sculptors and is an official qualifying event for the World Championship of Sand Scu...more info
Category:Sandcastle competition
Start:Jul 12, 2019
End:Aug 18, 2019
Address:Beachside Drive, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Park
Website:Open Site
 
Jul 13, 2019
Qualicum Beach Airshow 2019Qualicum Beach Airshow 2019

Qualicum Beach Airshow 2019 is presented by the Qualicum Beach Flying Club. Start the day with a Pancake Breakfast at 8am and events occur between 10am and 3pm. Food trucks will be onsite starting at 10:30am.

See poster for details.
Category:Other
Date:Jul 13, 2019
Time:10:00am - 3:00pm
Address:1000 Ravensbourne Lane, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Airport
Website:Open Site
 
Jul 13, 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:Jul 13, 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
 
Jul 13, 2019
Soft Shore: where land and water meetSoft Shore: where land and water meet

Soft Shore: where land and water meet is an exploration of texture, colours and art methods in celebration of the beauty of the natural ocean shore landscape. Featuring a collaboration of artistic styles and narratives, Soft Shore blends fibre, wood, metal, acrylic, glass and photography in a community’s homage to the spectacular natural scapes of the Oceanside shoreline.

Following the outstanding ...more info
Category:Art
Date:Jul 13, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email

Jul 7, 2019 to Jul 13, 2019

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