Monday, May 27, 2024 (9)

May 27, 2024
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.

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • Categories: Markets
May 27, 2024
Monday
  • Create and Prepare for Plein Air

  • May 27, 2024 from 10:00am to 10:00pm
  • Location: McMillan Arts Centre
  • Description:

     Create and Prepare for Plein Air:  an Art Gems watercolour workshop with Dorota Goede

    Learn the ins and outs of drawing, perspective and sketching in preparation for plein air painting. Drawings will be finished in ink and enhanced with watercolour wash. We’ll also show you now to mount your paper on wood board.

    You’ll take home a finished piece and be all set to venture outdoors to paint!
    (This class will take place in the MAC studio, not outdoors.)

    Monday, May 27 (10am-2pm)

    $100 – materials provided

    Register online here

    About the Instructor: Born in Poland, Dorota studied Architecture before immigrating to Canada in 1981. She graduated with Honors from Architectural Technology Program in 1983 and completed her Bachelor of Architecture Degree at University of Toronto in 1989. Dorota received extensive education in drawing, completed courses in watercolors from Dundas Valley School of Art, and recently attended a number of workshops with prominent artists. She loves learning and, with

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