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Aug 2, 2019
Aug 2, 2019 to Aug 4, 2019
Coombs Bluegrass FestivalCoombs Bluegrass Festival

41st Annual Bluegrass Festival featuring top notch entertainers: Queens Bluegrass from Seattle, Rough Cut, Backspin Band, The Weavils, 5 On A String, Old Time Fiddlers, Lester, Cobb, Hernandez & Swain, Scout Mountain, Sacred Harmony and more.

Thursday night open mic and jam. See our website for schedules, etc.
Category:Music
Start:Aug 2, 2019
End:Aug 4, 2019
Address:2601 Alberni Highway, Coombs, BC
Location:Coombs Rodeo Grounds
Cost:$95/weekend, $40/Fri, $50/Sat, $40/Sun; kids free
Name:Carol Hansen
Phone:250-927-2747
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 2, 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 2, 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 2, 2019
Joe Mock of Pied Pumkin/Pied Pear Fame with Smiling Jack Smith Live at Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge Joe Mock of Pied Pumkin/Pied Pear Fame with Smiling Jack Smith Live at Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge

A rare opportunity to see a BC musical legend!

Joe Mock
Bursting onto the west coast scene from the Kootenays, Joe Mock performed throughout the 70’s and beyond with Shari Ulrich and Rick Scott in Pied Pumpkin and Pied Pear. He currently lives in France and returns to Canada ...more info
Category:Music
Date:Aug 2, 2019
Time:Doors 6:30pm; Show 7:00pm
Address:#8 - 464 Island Highway East, Parksville, BC
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$30/advance
Website:Open Site
 
Aug 2, 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:Aug 2, 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
 
Aug 2, 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 2, 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 2, 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 2, 2019
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Address:Beachside Drive, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Park
Website:Open Site
 
Aug 2, 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:Aug 2, 2019
Time:9:30am - 10:30am
Location:Parksville Community Park / Qualicum Beach Waterfront
Cost:By Donation
Website:Open Site

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