Must See Events

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

Entertainment Events

Friday, April 20th

Whitecaps vs Sporting KC

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 6:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Sports

Whitecaps away against Sporting KC, broadcast on TSN. 6-8pm

Open Mic Night

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 6:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Music

Have you got three songs you want to sing/play in front of a welcoming audience? We accept and encourage all forms and genres of musical style. We provide the PA systems and mics. We will also have a keyboard and drum set available for use. Please pre register online if your interested in...

Music Trivia

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 7:00pm | Entertainment, Music

Music Trivia: 7:00pm. Every Friday

Coombs Country Opery

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 7:00pm | Entertainment, Music

Local musicians are invited to take the stage and strut their stuff. Listen to good old-time music, including country, fiddlers, and bluegrass. Snacks and coffee are provided by 4H groups as a fund raiser for the kids. Musicians are free. Door prizes. Great family entertainment for an evening out.

Jeffrey Straker in Concert

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 7:00pm | Arts, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Music

Honest story ballads, and uptempo crowd pleasers, woven with trademark audience banter. Folk with a dash of pop. Singer-songwriter-pianist Jeffery Straker is as much a talented storyteller via his lyrics as he is an accomplished musician. His growing fan base has been drawn to the honesty in his...

ECHO Players "COLLECTED STORIES" by Donald Margulies

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 7:30pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Major Events

Told with intelligence and sharp humor, Collected Stories by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies centers on the ever-changing relationship between Ruth Steiner, a testy academic and renowned short story writer, and her student, Lisa Morrison, an ambitious aspiring writer who is in awe of her....

Saturday, April 21st

National Volunteer Week 2018

Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 12:00am | Arts, Charity Fundraiser, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

National Volunteer Week (NVW) is a time to celebrate and thank Canada’s 13.3 million volunteers. Join Volunteer Canada and Investors Group April 15-21, 2018 

Qualicum Beach Farmers Market

Saturday, April 21, 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,...

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

Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 9:00am | Children, Community, Education, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Major Events, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

A Spring Celebration of Nature, March 19 to April 28. It celebrates nature, particularly Brant geese, on mid-Vancouver Island through many fun activities for all ages.  Events range from Spring Break Nature Camps for kids to wildlife viewing opportunities and guest speakers across Parksville,...

Denman Island Farmers' Market

Saturday, April 21, 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...