Must See Events

Quality Foods Sand Sculpting Competition and Exhibition

See the 2017 sandcastles NOW until Aug 20th

Rock Legends - only until Aug 26

Two decades of rock-n-roll that transformed the music scene forever.

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Saturday, August 19th

Mid-Isle Soccer Club Season Starts Back Up SIGN UP NOW!

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 12:00am | Children, Community, Education, Family Friendly, Health & Fitness, Sports, Teens

Mid-Isle Soccer Club Season Starts Back Up SIGN UP NOW! 1ST CLUB DEVELOPMENT SESSION:  Mon Sept 11.  Forrest Field, 1337 4th Ave, Ladysmith.  All Players U6 - U11 from 5:30-6:30pm.  All Players U12 - U18 from 6:45-8pm. 1ST TEAM PRACTICES:  Tues/Wed/Thur Sept 12-14.  Your coach will contact you!...

Aug 18-20 - Vancouver Island Exhibition Fair 2017

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 9:00am | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Environment, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Major Events, Music, Seniors, Teens

Aug 18-20 - 3 Fun-filled packed days, with over 20,000 fair-goers experiencing the biggest and best events that Nanaimo has to offer!! Featuring; The 1st Annual RIBFEST (judging contest on Main Stage Sat. Aug. 19th 12pm), "A Step Back In Time" (Celebrate Canada's 150th with a tour showcasing our...

Saturday Studio - Art classes for kids!

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 9:30am | Arts, Children, Community, Education

Participants will connect with artists, experiment with materials, learn new techniques, and have fun with art making. Every Saturday Ages 5-7: 9:30am – 10:30am Ages 8-12: 11:00am – 12:30pm Supplies included. Every Saturday in July and August we will offer explorative hands-on workshops featuring...

Tour de Rock Mock Ride

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 9:45am | Charity Fundraiser, Community, Family Friendly, Free, Health & Fitness, Sports

The Canadian Cancer Society Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock is a fundraising event that raises money for pediatric cancer research and support programs for children with a history of cancer. The Tour de Rock team cycles from one end of the Vancouver Island to the other, covering 1,000 kilometres and...

7TH Annual Antique Sale

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 10:00am | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Markets, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion

Come to the Cowichan Exhibition Park for the 7TH Annual Valley Antique Collectables Sale. Bring the family, bring a friend or bring them all to this wonderful antique sale that has furniture, tables, chairs, clothing, china, jewellery and more. Over 200 tables of treasures for all ages, concession...

Island Roots Market

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 10:00am | Community, Entertainment, Environment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Markets, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion

The Island Roots Market Co-operative provides a means to gather local food and other locally made items and the accompanying farmers/producers to create a year-round farmers' & artisans market. They support producers in getting their products to folks who would not normally access them through...

Gabriola Farmers Market

Saturday, August 19, 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 from 10am - 2pm.  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.

Errington Farmers Market

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 10:00am | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Markets, Music, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion

Come to the Errington Farmers Market every Saturday, May through September. Where our motto is:  "MAKE IT BAKE IT GROW IT".   Join us for fun, food, and friendship along with a coffee shop and live music every week for your listening pleasure. Many different vendors to choose from and don't forget...

Mini Quilt Show Open House

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 10:00am | Arts, Free, Seniors

Grand opening for Sarah in Stitches Longarm Quilting Studio. If you love quilts come see our mini quilt show. My Favourite Quilt shop will also have a table. For those wanting to pick up quilting tools, come see our Second Hand Rose table. There will also be demos of different sewing techniques -...

Mock Tour de Rock

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 11:00am | Charity Fundraiser, Community, Free, Health & Fitness, Sports

The Canadian Cancer Society Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock is a fundraising event that raises money for pediatric cancer research and support programs for children with a history of cancer. The Tour de Rock team cycles from one end of the Vancouver Island to the other, covering 1,000 kilometres and...

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