Events


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Aug 3, 2019
Aug 3, 2019
Art in the HallArt in the Hall

In conjunction with Errington's 3rd annual Art in the Park event, experience the original work of seven local artists in the Old Fire Hall!

A diverse show and sale of paintings by artists including:

Deb Christie
Kimberly Miller
Deb Peters
Lucille Roy
Jeanette Runions
Mary Skellett
Janice Victory

Works in oil, acrylic and watercolour will be available for sale in a wide range of sizes and prices, and m...more info
Category:Art
Date:Aug 3, 2019
Address:1390 Errington Rd, Errington, BC
Location:Old Errington Fire Hall
Name:Kimberly Miller
Phone:250-739-1131
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 3, 2019
Pineridge Artisan Market & Customer Appreciation DayArtisan Market & Customer Appreciation Day
Category:Market
Date:Aug 3, 2019
Time:10:00am - 3:00pm
Address:2715 Turnbull Rd, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Pineridge RV Park and Farm Market
Phone:250-619-8047
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 3, 2019
Bucket List Skydive ChallengeBucket List Skydive Challenge

This is a fundraising event Hosted by Qualicum Beach Seniors' Activities Centre with partial proceeds to benefit Oceanside Hospice Society.

Registration is $400 per person and includes pictures and fully-edited video. 25% of proceeds and any additional pledges raised go directly to Oceanside Hospice Society.

For more information and pledge forms, please visit our website.
Category:Fund Raisers
Date:Aug 3, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:9-1000 Ravensbourne Lane, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Skydive Vancouver Island
Cost:$400
Phone:250-580-5867
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
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 3, 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 3, 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 3, 2019
ErringtonErrington's 3rd Annual Art in the Park

Art and Food are cornerstones of our civilization, and artists and art help us to see the world and our human place in it in ways we otherwise would not.

Food is the one thing that brings us all together, cutting through every barrier, real or imagined. After all, eating is something we all do! Friends, family, festivities and many other rituals have always centred around people sitting down toge...more info
Category:Art
Date:Aug 3, 2019
Time:10am to 1pm in the Park; 10am to 4pm in the Old Fire Hall
Address:1390 Errington Rd, Errington, BC
Location:Errington Community Park
Name:Cait McDonald ~ Market Manager
Phone:250-618-2281
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 3, 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 3, 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 3, 2019
Michelle Loreta Live at Mount Arrowsmith BrewingMichelle Loreta Live at Mount Arrowsmith Brewing

Michelle is coming to MABrewing with her plugged-in acoustic guitar in tow! Visit her youtube channel to see what this up-and-coming local artist can do!

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMcdkaRfgk2LA5q7MY7TzgA

No cover. Kids always welcome.
Category:Music
Date:Aug 3, 2019
Time:6:30pm - 9:00pm
Address:109-425 Stanford Ave East, Parksville, BC
Location:Mount Arrowsmith Brewing Company
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 3, 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 3, 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 3, 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 3, 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 3, 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 3, 2019
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Address:Beachside Drive, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Park
Website:Open Site

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