Must See Events

Pumpkins on the Drive

October 28 to October 31 - 6:00pm

10th Annual Fall Harvest Fest

Sunday, October 15 • 11am-3pm

Seniors Events

Friday, September 22nd

Nanaimo River Watershed & Water Treatment Plant Bus Tour

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 9:00am | Community, Education, Environment, Seniors

Come see the amazing journey our drinking water takes from the mountains to our homes! Enjoy an exclusive guided tour of the upper Nanaimo River Drinking Watershed, followed by a tour of Nanaimo's innovative new Water Treatment Plant. Experts will be on hand to discuss forestry, water quality...

Men's Personal Growth

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 7:00pm | Education, Health & Fitness, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

Develop trust, support and friendship while developing new skills and confidence. Outcomes include: discovering windows to self-exploration, a better connection with yourself and others, a better understanding of identity, the ability to find greater freedom within your life, and increased...

Saturday, September 23rd

Denman Island Farmers' Markets

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 9:30am | Arts, Business, Children, Community, Entertainment, Environment, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free, Health & Fitness, Music, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion, Teens

Denman Island Farmer’s Market Starts back up!: Saturday's, 9:30am-12:30pm. 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...

Gabriola Farmers Market

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 10:00am | Arts, Children, Community, Education, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Markets, Music, Seniors, Teens

The Gabriola Farmers Market is open every Saturday in August through Oct. 6 from 10am-1pm.  We have over 80 vendors to explore including fresh produce, baked goods, artists of all kinds, craft makers, photography, jewellers, candy makers, pet treats and more.

VIU’s Milner Gardens & Woodland Fall Plant Sale Sep 23 - 24, 2017

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 10:00am | Charity Fundraiser, Community, Education, Family Friendly, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion

10am to 4pm. Take home a piece of this Heritage Garden, choosing from a variety of propagated specimens. Great discounts; come early for best selection! Gardens close 5pm. Master Gardeners on hand to offer advice. Enjoy tea, soup and scones in the Tea Room. Garden admission $5.25 adults, $3.25...

The Intertidal Zone Tour

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 1:30pm | Children, Community, Education, Environment, Family Friendly, Health & Fitness, Seniors, Teens

The Intertidal Zone Tour Take a walk with a certified Park Naturalist and explore the intertidal zone of Vancouver Island's east shores. From barnacles to the "love cycle" of the sea cucumber, you don't want to miss this interesting session in the tide pools at Moorecroft...

Saratoga Speedway Show Night

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 5:30pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Seniors, Sports, Teens

Saratoga Speedway Show Night:   Gates open 5:30pm. The show starts at 7pm.  Bring your friends and family out for a night of entertainment for the whole family. See the Championship Races featuring; IMCA Modifieds, Bomber Cars, Road Runners, and Mad Max Extreme Racing.

Sunday, September 24th

National Forest WeeK

Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 12:00am | Business, Children, Community, Education, Family Friendly, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

How to Participate in National Forest Week - arrange a tree planting - take a walk in the woods nearby and get to know your forest - care forn newly planted or neglected tree, and study its species - identify all the thinfs at home or school that are made of wood - tour a forest sector industry or...

International World Rivers Day

Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 12:00am | Business, Community, Entertainment, Environment, Family Friendly, Free, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

The proposal for a  global event to celebrate rivers was based on the success of BC Rivers Day, which Mark Angelo had founded and led in western Canada since 1980.  A World Rivers Day event was seen by agencies of the UN as a good fit for the aims of the Water for Life Decade and the proposal was...

SEP 24 - Knox OrganWorx 3-Part Concert Series

Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 2:00pm | Arts, Charity Fundraiser, Children, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Music, Seniors, Teens

Knox -3-part OrganWorx Concerts! Organist, Jenny Vincent hosts special guests: Science Journalist, Bob McDonald – COSMIC ODYSSEY - Sept. 24/17, Harpist, Janelle Nadeau - Jan. 14/18 & Conductor, Dr. Elroy Friesen with the Schooner Cove Singers - May 27/18. All concerts are at 2 pm at Knox...