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Aug 17, 2019
Aug 17, 2019
Brad Stewart Live at Mount Arrowsmith BrewingBrad Stewart Live at Mount Arrowsmith Brewing

Local guy Brad Stewart and a regular on the Nanaimo music scene, Brad will be playing great covers from every decade at MABrewing this Saturday (Aug 17th)!

No cover. Kids always welcome.
Category:Music
Date:Aug 17, 2019
Time:6:30pm - 9:00pm
Address:109-425 Stanford Ave East, Parksville, BC
Location:Mount Arrowsmith Brewing Company
Website:Open Site
 
Aug 17, 2019
ChildrenChildren's Museum Day

A fun, free, and family-oriented event with activities for kids of all ages!

Activities include pony rides, meeting a live owl, pioneer games, and much more. Cookies and lemonade will be available for the kids.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Aug 17, 2019
Time:12:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:587 Beach Road, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Museum
Name:Netanja Waddell
Phone:250-752-5533
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 16, 2019 to Aug 17, 2019
Coast Capital Savings Sculpture Light Up - Parksville Beach FestivalCoast Capital Savings Sculpture Light Up - Parksville Beach Festival

For two nights only the Sand Sculpture Exhibition will be open after dark. Brought to you by Coast Capital Savings, this event lets you experience the sculptures in a unique and wonderfully different way. Gate stays open until 11pm.

Suggested $4.00 donation / Entrance Fee
Category:Sandcastle competition
Start:Aug 16, 2019
End:Aug 17, 2019
Time:9:00pm - 11:00pm
Address:Beachside Drive, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Park
Website:Open Site
 
Aug 17, 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:Aug 17, 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
 
Aug 17, 2019
ETHOS Ocean Ecosystem ExhibitETHOS Ocean Ecosystem Exhibit

ETHOS presents awesome interactive displays and activities which explore our Oceanside coastline and the ongoing local community projects to protect our unique ocean ecosystems. The ETHOS interactive display is free an open throughout the month of August as part of our Soft Shore: where land and water meet art installation.

ETHOS presents awesome interactive displays and activities which explore our Oceanside co...more info
Category:Family & Children
Date:Aug 17, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:Jennifer Bate
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 17, 2019 to Aug 18, 2019
Gallery 222 Summer 2019 Show & SaleGallery 222 Summer 2019 Show & Sale

One of a kind artworks and gifts made by Christopher Dahl and Jan Bell-Irving – including garden stakes, wall planters, paintings, prints, vases, plates, pots, bowls, jewelry and sculpture.

For more info visit our website or contact Jan or Chris (250) 752.7355.
Category:Art
Start:Aug 17, 2019
End:Aug 18, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:222 Crescent Road E., Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Gallery 222
Name:Christopher Dahl
Phone:250-752-7355
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 17, 2019
Hi Neighbour Day 2019Hi Neighbour Day 2019

8:00am - 10am PANCAKE BREAKFAST in the Hall
Served up by our fine Volunteer Fire Department - pancakes, sausages and all the trimmings. Bring the whole family, bring a friend...and meet our dedicated men and women in blue who volunteer to help us all. The best way to start a great Hi Neighbour Day!

10 am - 1 pm ERRINGTON FARMERS MARKET
The Original Farmers Market in this area, now it its 46th year! In the Community Park across...more info
Category:Family & Children
Date:Aug 17, 2019
Time:8:00am
Address:1390 Errington Rd., Errington, BC
Location:Errington War Memorial Hall
Website:Open Site
 
Aug 17, 2019
Hi Neighbour Day Dance at the Errington HallHi Neighbour Day Dance at the Errington Hall

Hi Neighbour Day Dance at the Errington Hall

Robin Layne & the Rhythm Makers
Saturday, August 17th
Tickets $20 in stores and $22.50 online
Doors at 7:30pm & Show at 8:00pm

Online Ticket Sales now available at https://ErringtonHall.Tickit.ca

The Errington Hall invites you and your family to celebrate our special 50th anniversary Hi Neighbour Day Dance Party on Satur...more info
Category:Music
Date:Aug 17, 2019
Time:Doors at 7:30pm; Show at 8:00pm
Address:1390 Errington Rd, Errington, BC
Location:Errington War Memorial Hall
Cost:Tickets $20 in stores; $22.50 online
Website:Open Site
 
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
 
Aug 17, 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:Aug 17, 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
 
Aug 17, 2019
Quality Foods Festival of Lights Fireworks 2019

Join us at dusk on Saturday, Aug. 17th as Quality Foods celebrates the Sand Sculpting Competition & Exhibition / Parksville Beach Festival with its Festival of Lights fireworks show at Parksville beach. Simulcast to music on 88.5FM The Beach.

As a bonus, the sand sculptures will be lit up for late night viewing until 11pm so you can take your time leaving the Park!
Category:Family & Children
Date:Aug 17, 2019
Address:Beachside Drive, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Park
Website:Open Site
 
Aug 17, 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:Aug 17, 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
 
Aug 17, 2019
Tim Hortons Outdoor Summer Concerts - Parksville Beach FestivalTim Hortons Outdoor Summer Concerts - Parksville Beach Festival

Enjoy concerts in the park brought to you by Tim Hortons Friday and Saturday evenings on the dates listed below. They are free to the public and take place at the Picnic Shelter in the Parksville Community Park from 6:30-8:30pm with the exception of the Saturday August 17th concerts, which will be held on the Kite Field prior to the Quality Foods "Fes...more info
Category:Music
Date:Aug 17, 2019
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Address:Beachside Drive, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Park
Website:Open Site

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