All Events (18)

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July 30, 2023
Sunday
  • Nanoose Place

  • Jul 30, 2023 to Dec 31, 2025
  • Location: 2925 NORTHWEST BAY ROAD, NANOOSE BAY, BRITISH COLUMBIA V9P 9J9, CANADA (250) 468-5339
  • Description:

    Nanoose Place opened in 1992 under the leadership of the Nanoose Bay Lions with support from the community.

    The non-profit, Nanoose Bay Activities and Recreation Society (NBARS) operates Nanoose Place.

    Eswyn's Alpine & Rock Garden was established in the fall of 2009 by a group of dedicated volunteers. 

    Activities can be found HERE.

  • Created by: Events OCAC
  • Categories: Community
 
  • Errington Hall

  • Jul 30, 2023 to Dec 31, 2025
  • Location: 1390 Errington Rd. Errington, B.C. V0R 1V0
  • Description:

    The Errington Hall serves as the creative hub of our community located in Area F of the Nanaimo Regional District

    We foster arts and culture through our events and programs and also support the arts-based activities of non-profit community groups and organizations.

    For a complete list of events click HERE

    As a Community Presenter, we arrange an annual series of concerts and dances with professional touring artists. Local musicians perform at a monthly coffee house. We produce “A Night at the Palace,” an annual vaudeville burlesque show with a live band that has a four-night run in February. New additions to our programming are a children’s choir and pre-school and after school music classes. We organize a Christmas Concert, Christmas Craft Fair, Halloween dance and the Pumpkin Trail performance arts evening in the Errington Park. Our annual Hi Neighbour Festival in August celebrates community arts, music, and pastimes. We host the annual Islands Luthiers Guild showcase as well as film

  • Created by: Events OCAC
  • Categories: Community
February 2, 2024
Friday
  • BC Farmers’ Market Trail

  • Feb 2, 2024 to Dec 31, 2025
  • Location: BC
  • Description:

    The BC Farmers’ Market Trail is an initiative led by the BC Association of Farmers’ Markets (BCAFM). The BC Farmers’ Market Trail is your quickest route to fresh, local, in-season food and artisan goods, direct from the people who produce them. Filter by region and season to find 145+ free BCAFM member markets offering the best local food that BC has to offer. Visitors to BC farmer’s markets can expect a diverse variety of food, artisan goods, and delicious eat-at-the-market options! Stay up to date with unique, featured vendors, stories from the market and the success stories of your favourite business by checking the BC Farmers’ Market Trail and tuning into the BCAFM podcast.

    Click HERE for more information

  • Created by: Admin Support
  • Categories: Markets
 
  • The Island’s farming collective

  • Feb 2, 2024 to Dec 31, 2025
  • Location: Vancouver Island
  • Description:

    The Island’s farming collective

    Brought to you by the Southern Vancouver Island Direct Farm Marketing Association, the Island Farm Fresh Guide is your source for local farmers across Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. With a directory of approximately 70 farms, you can find farm-fresh fruits and vegetables in your own backyard, whether you live in Victoria, the Western Communities, the Cowichan Valley, or up Island – and anywhere in between.

    Click HERE for more information

  • Created by: Admin Support
  • Categories: Markets
May 22, 2024
Wednesday
  • Workshops and Classes at the MAC

  • May 22, 2024 to Dec 31, 2025
  • Location: McMillan Arts Centre 133 McMillan Street PO Box 1662 Parksville, BC, V9P 2H5
  • Description:

    Meet You at the MAC!

     

    Looking for a fun beginner workshop, or class from a specific artist instructor?  It’s all here at the MAC. 

    Art Bites and Creative Kids are classes designed to enjoy art, and to explore different mediums.

    We have a number of artist instructors who teach more advanced workshops in painting, pastels, drawing and more.

    For Details Click HERE

    Whether it’s a 2-hour class or a weekend workshop, you’ll find it here.

  • Created by: Admin Support
  • Categories: Class
 
  • School For Creative Arts

  • May 22, 2024 to Dec 31, 2025
  • Location: McMillan Arts Centre 133 McMillan Street PO Box 1662 Parksville, BC, V9P 2H5
  • Description:

    Aging Artfully - Free Art Classes for Seniors

    Art Foundations

    Art Bites

    Creative Kids

    Digital Art

    Digital Literacy - Apple Technology Workshops

    SCHOOL FOR THE CREATIVE ARTS

    For Details Click HERE

  • Created by: Admin Support
  • Categories: Class
June 17, 2024
Monday
  • Oceanside Adult Beginners Band Information Session

  • Jun 17, 2024 from 7:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Location: St. Anne & St. Edmund Anglican Church, 407 Wembley Road, Parksville
  • Description:

    Oceanside Music is pleased to announce that Ed Dumas, retired educator and concert band Concductor, will be starting our new musical group, Oceanside Adult Beginners Concert Band this September. Anyone wanting to learn a wind instrument, (flute, clarinet, sax, trumpet, trombone baritone or tuba), or a percussion instrument (snare drum or mallets) from the beginning stages is welcome to participate in this group. Musicians will learn everything they need to know to be able to keep up in a community concert band, including how to read music. The Adult Beginners Concert Band is perfectly suited to adult beginners, or people who have played in the past and would like to make a return to it. Experienced musicians who want to learn a new instrument are also welcome. Join us at our information event 7pm Monday June 17th at St. Anne & St. Edmund Anglican Church located at 407 Wembley Road, Parksville. If you can't make it, contact Ed directly at:

    liaison-abcband@oceanside-music.ca.

  • Created by: Oceanside Music
  • Categories: Music
  • Tags: concertband; beginnersconcertband; oceanside; ocea
August 30, 2024
Friday
  • R19aMusic Festival

  • Aug 30, 2024 to Sep 7, 2024
  • Location: Oceanside
  • Description:

    The first annual Route 19A Music Festival is a family friendly event that gets rolling along Vancouver Island’s Highway 19A on August 30 with stops in Qualicum Beach before arriving in Parksville the following weekend. Take in evening concerts, a dance, and a musical storytelling evening, all featuring headline performers. Don’t miss the two free matinees, one with local professional musicians and the other with emerging young artists who’ll amaze you with their musicality while capturing your heart.

    For more details click HERE

  • Created by: Admin Support
  • Categories: Music