Must See Events

MAY4,5,6-Vancouver Island Fibre Fest

So Many Things to Take in and Enjoy

MAR.19-APR.28-Brant Wildlife Festival 2018

Celebrating Nature on the Shores of Parksville and Qualicum Beach

MAY4,5,6-Vancouver Island Fibre Fest

So Many Things to Take in and Enjoy

Arts Events

Thursday, April 5th

In Ehxibit: Jenn Williamson

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 11:00am | Arts, Community, Education, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Free, Major Events

Jennifer’s passion for painting and art started at an early age. She is fascinated with clouds, fog, mist, rays of sunlight dancing through the water, mountains, trees, texture, patinas, sunsets, marshlands, rolling pastures and moody skies. Her work has been compared to that of William Turner (...

Teen Nite in Parksville

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 3:30pm | Arts, Food & Drink, Music, Talks & Workshops, Teens

Every Thursday. For Youth Grades 10 - 12. Old & new friends get together for dinner, creative projects, games, outings, and more! Drop-in.

Friday, April 6th

New Movie Releases

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 12:00am | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Seniors, Teens

New movie releases for April 6: Allure, Blockers, Chateaux of the Loire (Royal Visit), A Quiet Place, Ted ( Classic Film Series), April 8 : Giselle (Ballett 17/18)

"Show of Champions" on sale now

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 9:00am | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Major Events, Seniors

Tidesmen Chorus will host a weekend-long event, featuring some of the very finest a cappella singing groups from south-western BC and northern Washington state. This festival will see both male and mixed singing groups competing for places in “Show of Champions”, April 28. Tickets available from...

Ekphrastic Exhibition (Fibre Arts Network)

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 11:00am | Arts, Community, Education, Entertainment, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Free, Seniors

Ekphrastic denotes a rhetorical device whereby one medium of art is created to relate to another medium of art. Usually ekphrastic poetry is created to respond to a piece of art. FAN has put a distinctive spin on this process by inviting twelve well-know Canadian poets to contribute a poem of...

Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 8:00pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Music

TEQUILA MOCKINGBIRD ORCHESTRA in CONCERTOpening Act - Arcadian Suns Folk/Roots with a twist. Tickets are $20 - from Cranky Dog in Parksville, Heaven on Earth in Qualicum Beach or at the Errington General Store. Coffee and great treats available from the kitchen.

Saturday, April 7th

Qualicum Beach Farmers Market

Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 8:30am | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free, Major Events, Markets, Music, Shopping & Fashion

Open Year Round. Whether you're visiting for the first time, or are a lifelong Oceanside resident, a visit to Veteran’s Way and Memorial is where you’ll find the best in fresh fruits, vegetables and berries, plants and cut flowers, fresh baked goods, jams and jellies, fish, chicken and pork,...

Denman Island Farmers' Market

Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 9:30am | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free, Health & Fitness, Markets, Music, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion, Teens

Denman Island Farmer’s Market Starts back up!: Saturday's, 9:30am-1pm. You’ll find a wide range of fresh island produce, baked goods, gift items and more. It’s held on the grass field beside the Marcus Isbister Old School Centre at 5901 Denman Road, with the Island’s Recycling Depot right next door...

Pacific Brant & Carving Show

Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 10:00am | Arts, Community, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Festivals, Shopping & Fashion

Drop by to see amazing wildlife woodcarvings and the work of other top wildlife artists hosted by the Vancouver Island Woodcarvers Club. Hundreds of works by carvers, turners, and artists, as well as sales. 10 am to 5 pm daily For more details visit:

Monthly Open Door Event at Oceanside Community MakerSpace

Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 1:00pm | Arts, Community, Education, Entertainment, Free, Talks & Workshops

MakerSpace is proud to open its doors to non-members every first Saturday of the month from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm! Come in and be greeted by a fun and motivated community of tech enthusiasts! Whether you are interested in learning 3D printing, wood carving, wood working or electronics, we've got...