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November 28, 2022
Monday
  • 2022 Fall Art Foundations Courses - Watercolour Level 1

  • Nov 28, 2022 from 10:00am to 3:00pm
  • Location: McMillan Arts Centre 133 McMillan Street PO Box 1662 Parksville, BC, V9P 2H5
  • Description:

    Art Foundations-Watercolour Level 1 with Gordon Wilson

    Nov 28, 2022 10 am-3pm

    This course is designed to give students a basic understanding of the watercolour painting medium.  We’ll start with an overview of various materials and methods and then learn how to apply them to produce a painting.  By the end of the session, you’ll have the knowledge and reference material to be able to continue to paint on your own.  This course Is designed to be informative, easy to understand, and most of all, a fun learning experience that will last long after the session is finished.

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    Recommended Prerequisites:  Creative Imaging (Sep 12), Decoding Colour (Sep 19) 

    Cost $125

    All materials included

    About the Instructor:  Gordon Wilson enjoys taking seemingly complex art styles and making them accessible and easy to learn.  He has a degree in design and education and has taught in high schools for 15 years, as well as other venues.  Prior to teaching Gordon was a commercial designer and illustrator for 20 year

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November 27, 2022
Sunday
  • KNOX PRESENTS... MADISON VIOLET,

  • Nov 27, 2022 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm
  • Location: KNOX United Church - 345 Pym Street, Parksville
  • Description:

    MADISON VIOLET, consisting of Brenley MacEachern and Lisa MacIsaac, Juno Nominated Musical Duo in Concert SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 27 AT 7 PM (Doors open at 6:30 pm) It's that time of year!" "...a concert one part Americana, 2 parts dancing by the tree, and 3 parts eggnog." TICKETS $25 available at EVENTBRITE, CLOSE TO YOU LADIES FASHIONS 174 Corfield. St. S. Parksville, FIRESIDE BOOKS 114 Middleton Ave., Parksville.

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  • 2022 Fall Art Bites Classes

  • Nov 27, 2022 all day
  • Location: McMillan Arts Centre 133 McMillan Street PO Box 1662 Parksville, BC, V9P 2H5
  • Description:

    Go on, take a bite!

    Have you been curious about trying an art class, but not sure what medium you would like? Not ready to commit to a full class (and art supplies) if you don’t know you’ll like it?  Why not try this sampler course?

    Art Bites is a course designed to give you a taste of a variety of art mediums. Each 2-hour class introduces you to a new medium and show you the basic techniques using a small array of supplies. Everything is provided; you don’t have to bring a thing!  Go home each week with a piece of your own and a sense of how this art medium works.

    Pick and choose one or more classes. Classes are $35 each.  

     

    AM classes are 10am-12pm;  PM classes are 1-3 pm.   

    Follow the links below for class details and online registrations

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  • WinterFest Craft Fair

  • Nov 26, 2022 to Nov 27, 2022
  • Location: Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
  • Description:

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    Find the perfect handmade gift at WinterFest Craft Fair, where artisans offer clothing, jewelry, art, home decor, toys, gourmet food items, and more. Take a break from holiday shopping to admire the student art showcase and enjoy live entertainment and complimentary drinks and snacks.

    Date(s): November 25 - November 27, 2022

    Time: Friday & Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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  • Categories: Markets
 
  • A Very, Merry Christmas Market

  • Nov 26, 2022 to Nov 27, 2022
  • Location: Qualicum Beach Community Hall
  • Description:

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    A Very, Merry Christmas Market is a local artisan market featuring live music and a free raffle with artisan wares. This is a fundraising event for Oceanside Hospice Society with a suggested door donation of $5.

    Date(s): November 26 - November 27, 2022

    Time: Saturday: 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Sunday: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

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November 25, 2022
Friday
  • Winterfest Craft Fair

  • Nov 25, 2022 at 9:00am to Nov 27, 2022 at 5:00pm
  • Location: Qualicum Beach Civic Center
  • Description:

    Nov 25-27- Fri 9-5, Sat 9-5pm & Sun 10-4pm

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    More than a Craft Fair, Winterfest is a three day event of live musical entertainment, Wild Harry Haggis hunt, fantastic food, funds raised for local community groups, hourly free give-away & more

    Winterfest Craft Fair celebrates Arts, Crafts, Music, Food, Fun and Prizes. Come join us on November 25-27 at QualicumBeach Civic Centre, to an event that will surpass any preconceptions you may have of a “craft fair:” Winterfest Craft Fair is truly a unique themed event.

    Full of live entertainment, a Haggis Hunt for children, complementary beverages and treats, talented artisans and 1000’s of dollars in hourly give aways. Thrifty Foods is kindly giving away a $50 smile card every hour.

    The festival offers artisans who produce a wide range of high-quality products, from clothing and jewelry to art, clay and metal works, home decor, toys, children’s fashion, gourmet delicacies, and gifts. The organizers have added a dining area in front of the stage, so y

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  • Kids Klub – Ink Painting Class

  • Nov 24, 2022 from 3:30pm to 5:30pm
  • Location: McMillan Arts Centre 133 McMillan Street PO Box 1662 Parksville, BC, V9P 2H5
  • Description:

    After school hands-on workshop with a focus on Holiday Projects led by Artist Pattiann Withapea. Class will take place at the McMillan Arts Centre in Parksville.

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    Each participant will create 7 pieces of artwork including a piece of jewelry, a holiday tree ornament, a unique holiday card, two ceramic tiles, and a painting on Yupo paper that they will learn to mount and mat for framing.

    This class is suitable for kids from 6 -16 years of age. Pattiann’s extensive experience in teaching, as well as her unique teaching style and the magic of the inks themselves, allow her to guarantee success. This is a great class to  build confidence and unlock creativity.  Children of all and differing abilities are encouraged to participate.

    $46 per student includes all materials and supplies. Maximum of 10 students per class. 

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November 21, 2022
Monday
  • 2022 Fall Art Foundations Courses - Soft Pastels Level 1

  • Nov 21, 2022 from 10:00am to 3:00pm
  • Location: McMillan Arts Centre 133 McMillan Street PO Box 1662 Parksville, BC, V9P 2H5
  • Description:

    Art Foundations-Soft Pastels Level 1 with Lucy Wallace

    Nov 21, 2022 10 am-3pm

    This course is intended to help you develop soft pastel painting in your own way, to build your skills and understanding in order to achieve your artistic goals.

    We’ll start with the basics and progress to completing a landscape painting in soft pastels using a variety of techniques and effects. It uses a step-by-step approach, supported by the fundamentals of art, and to work effectively and efficiently.  Photo reference will be supplied.

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    Recommended Prerequisites:  Creative Imaging (Sep 12), Creating Visual Harmony (Oct 2) 

    Cost $125

    All materials included

    About the Instructor:  Lucy works primarily in soft pastels. “I adore the medium - the feel, the luscious colours. I strive with every painting to match my vision for the subject, whether it be animals, birds, or landscapes. In my mind’s eye, I want to build an emotional connection with my subject in some way, to give it life. This has developed over time and co

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November 20, 2022
Sunday
  • 2022 Fall Art Bites Classes

  • Nov 20, 2022 all day
  • Location: McMillan Arts Centre 133 McMillan Street PO Box 1662 Parksville, BC, V9P 2H5
  • Description:

    Go on, take a bite!

    Have you been curious about trying an art class, but not sure what medium you would like? Not ready to commit to a full class (and art supplies) if you don’t know you’ll like it?  Why not try this sampler course?

    Art Bites is a course designed to give you a taste of a variety of art mediums. Each 2-hour class introduces you to a new medium and show you the basic techniques using a small array of supplies. Everything is provided; you don’t have to bring a thing!  Go home each week with a piece of your own and a sense of how this art medium works.

    Pick and choose one or more classes. Classes are $35 each.  

     

    AM classes are 10am-12pm;  PM classes are 1-3 pm.   

    Follow the links below for class details and online registrations

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November 18, 2022
Friday
  • The Qualicum Weavers and Spinners Guild.

  • Nov 18, 2022 at 10:00am to Nov 19, 2022 at 4:00pm
  • Location: Qualicum Commons (744 Primrose St in Qualicum Beach).
  • Description:

    Elegant Threads

    One of a kind hand span yarns, unique clothing and accessories plus table linens and home decor.

    All items are hand crafted by guild members.

    Includes demos and silent auction.

    Free admission

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  • Categories: Exhibition
November 15, 2022
Tuesday
  • The Industrial Shoreline

  • Nov 15, 2022 at 1:00pm to Nov 27, 2022 at 5:00pm
  • Location: The Gallery at Hope Bay, Bedwell Harbour Road, Pender Island
  • Description:

    The Industrial Shoreline Series - examines the working harbour, where the industry of shipping goods and products from our factories and fields intersects with our essential need for a healthy ecosystem and marine environment. This textile exhibition showcases work created over the past 6 years and includes both large scale wall pieces and 3D components.
    You are welcome to an Opening Reception and Artist Talk on Nov. 16th, 1-3 pm. If you are coming anytime from off island, please contact me and I would love to meet you at the gallery.

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November 14, 2022
Monday
  • 2022 Fall Art Foundations Courses - Wash Drawing Level 1

  • Nov 14, 2022 from 10:00am to 3:00pm
  • Location: McMillan Arts Centre 133 McMillan Street PO Box 1662 Parksville, BC, V9P 2H5
  • Description:

    Art Foundations-Wash Drawing Level 1with Gordon Wilson

    Nov 14, 2022 10 am-3pm

    This course is designed to introduce students to a method of drawing that was popular with artists and illustrators during the early 20th century. Wash drawing is an easy and effective method of drawing involving watercolour and line work on a toned surface, giving the final piece solid form and depth of field.

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    Recommended Prerequisites:  Creative Imaging (Sep 12), Untangle with ‘Tangling’ (Sep 26)

    Cost $125

    All materials included

    About the Instructor:  Gordon Wilson enjoys taking seemingly complex art styles and making them accessible and easy to learn.  He has a degree in design and education and has taught in high schools for 15 years, as well as other venues.  Prior to teaching Gordon was a commercial designer and illustrator for 20 years working in television, publishing, and advertising.

    Location of class: Studio

    Maximum number of participants: 12

    Book Here

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November 12, 2022
Saturday
  • The Apollos, playing at Errington Hall

  • Nov 12, 2022 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm
  • Location: Errington Hall
  • Description:
    Please feel welcome to come to our Friends and Family concert at the Errington Hall, this Saturday night, 7pm
    Admission is by donation at the door, with proceeds going to Juvenile Diabetes.
    Great dance tunes, cash bar and great cause.
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November 11, 2022
Friday
  • Susan Pedersen, Tom Neville, Mick Sherlock

  • Nov 11, 2022 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm
  • Location: Coffee House at Courtyard Cafe
  • Description:

    Coffee House at Courtyard Cafe: Susan Pedersen, Tom Neville, Mick Sherlock (spoken word and music)
    Join us for an intimate evening of spoken word and song - Please Note - only 18 seats available.
    $20 (includes a $10 credit at the til for food and drink)

     

    For further info or to reserve your seats please call 403 608 7280

     

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November 7, 2022
Monday
  • 2022 Fall Art Foundations Courses - Studio Still Life

  • Nov 7, 2022 from 10:00am to 3:00pm
  • Location: McMillan Arts Centre 133 McMillan Street PO Box 1662 Parksville, BC, V9P 2H5
  • Description:

    Art Foundations-Life Drawing Level 1-Studio Still Life with Carol Ann Owers

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    Nov 7, 2022 10 am-3pm

    Still Life Drawing uses inanimate objects for subjects, allowing the artist to focus on light and shadow, defining shapes, angles, cured and straight lines.

    Instead of a reference photo, we will work from a real life.  Three objects will be set up to express a theme and through several exercises, the artist will explore how light and colour can create shape within a composition.

    Recommended Prerequisites:  Creative Imaging (Sep 12), Untangle with ‘Tangling’ (Sep 26) 

    Cost $125

    All materials included

    About the Instructor: 

    About the Instructor:  Carol Ann is a professional artist and enjoys working in a wide range of mediums, and brings her experience and expertise to the classroom.

    Nature in all of her beauty inspires her passion to paint. Living here on Vancouver Island, nature is only steps away to the most beautiful scenery in all of Canada.

    Carol Ann enjoys sharing her love of art and teaches Ar

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