Must See Events

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Friday, September 29th

"Farkin' Jazz" at The Nanaimo Bar

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 9:30pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Music

"Farkin' Jazz" at The Nanaimo Bar, 9:30PM, $5 cover charge.

Saturday, September 30th

Lawren Harris: Canadian Visionary

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 12:00am | Arts, Community, Education, Environment, Family Friendly, Seniors

This show runs from Sep.30-Nov.30. Canadian artist Lawren Harris (1885-1970) is internationally renowned for his iconic paintings of the Northern wilderness. We are excited to share his work with Nanaimo audiences through the exhibition Lawren Harris: Canadian Visionary, which opens at the Nanaimo...

Island Roots Market

Saturday, September 30, 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...

NanGo Grannies Giant Fabric Sale

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 10:00am | Charity Fundraiser, Community, Family Friendly, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion

NanGo Grannie's Giant Fabric Sale: is taking place Sat., Sept. 30th at Nanaimo Curling Club. Come to see what fabulous fabrics we have for sale while also helping out a good cause. The NanGo Campaign was launched in 2006 with a few groups and has since grown to 240 groups across Canada with more...

Gabriola Farmers Market

Saturday, September 30, 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.

Culture Days at The Nanaimo Museum

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 10:00am | Arts, Children, Community, Education, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free

Join us on Saturday, September 30 for an exciting line up of self-led, hands on activities for families, kids and toddlers. Participate in a touch tour (where you get to actually touch some of the artifacts in the museum). Dress up like a Nanaimo student from the 1900's and try using a slate and...

Errington Farmers Market

Saturday, September 30, 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...

Ladies' Day Out

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 11:00am | Community, Education, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free, Talks & Workshops

Enjoy free seminars, speakers and interactive activities throughout the day. Enjoy exclusive offers and a CABELA'S CANADA EMPLOYEE DISCOUNT on all purchases* made on Saturday, September 30th. Everyone is Welcome! First 20 per store to Register receives a free gift. For questions please contact...

Selby Street Stravaganza - Culture Days

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 11:00am | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Food & Drink, Music, Seniors, Teens

Nanaimo Culture Days - Selby Street Stravaganza!!  Arts fair, street party and family dance all day Saturday. Buskers Festival and Multi-Cultural pot luck on Sunday.  Go to the Old City Quarter, bring costumes and art, be prepared to sing and dance, have a blast.  

Go-Karts & Monster Truck Rides

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 12:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Sports, Teens

Go-Karts & Monster Truck Rides: July & Aug, Open 7 days/week, 12-4pm, (weather permitting).  In September open hours go back to Weekends and Holidays 12-4pm. Kids 7 years and older can ride and kids under 7 ride FREE with an adult on the go-karts. Go-kart rides are $15 (10 laps). Monster...

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