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

MAR.31-Friends of Foster Park Easter Egg Hunt

Bring the Whole Family and your Easter Baskets

Arts Events

Sunday, April 8th

Second Sunday Market and Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 8:00am | Arts, Charity Fundraiser, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free, Markets, Music, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion

The second Sunday of each month, 8:00 - noon Lots of fun, food, great live music, and shopping. Check out the vendors at - Everything from a great selection of unique, handmade items, vintage collectibles, crafting supplies, tools, and household goods....

Pacific Brant & Carving Show

Sunday, April 8, 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:

Music on Sunday

Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 2:30pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Music

On Sundays from 2:30-4:30pm join us for some great easy listening live performances. March 25 - Jazz with The Ryan Oliver Quartet April 8 - Classical with The Davidsbundler Duo April 15 - Classical with Arthur Rowe on Piano April 22 - Classical with Michael Kevin Jones on Cello April 29 - Jazz with...

Thursday, April 12th

Ekphrastic Exhibition (Fibre Arts Network)

Thursday, April 12, 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...

Mid Island floral Art Club Special Demonstrator Meeting

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 2:15pm | Arts, Community

Mid Island Floral Art Club is hosting Paul Jaras from Kelowna. Paul will use natural materials, including some found locally and contributed by Club members in combination with man-made or commercially available supplies and fresh flowers.

Teen Nite in Parksville

Thursday, April 12, 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 13th

New Movie Releases

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 12:00am | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Seniors, Teens

New Movie releases for April 13: Beirut, Blumhouse's Truth or Dare, Dazed and Confused (Classic Film Series), Finding Your Feet, Indian Horse, Rampage (at the Imax as well), Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero, Luisa Miller (MET 2017/18), Sherlock Gnomes (Sensory Friendly).

In Ehxibit: Jenn Williamson

Friday, April 13, 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 (...

Jazz Cabaret with vocalist Edie Daponte

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 7:00pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Music

Join us for an evening of great Jazz featuring Edie Daponte on vocals, Ron Hadley on Piano, and Joey Smith on Bass.  Your ticket price includes light refreshments.

Saturday, April 14th

Qualicum Beach Farmers Market

Saturday, April 14, 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,...