Must See Events

NOV 30-JAN 10 - Festival Of Lights 2017

A MUST SEE Magical evening to get you and your family into the Christmas Spirit!

Charity Fundraiser Events

Friday, November 24th

Great Nanaimo Toy Drive

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 10:00am | Charity Fundraiser, Children, Community, Family Friendly, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion, Teens

Help Nanaimo make this the greatest Toy Drive we have had to date. Starting Nov. 16-Dec 16 you are encouraged to donate an unwrapped toy(s), gifts, books and stuffed animals for children 0-16. Gifts for our teenagers are always in need. Items can be left at the different drop off sites around town...

Elegant Threads

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 11:00am | Arts, Charity Fundraiser, Community, Family Friendly, Free, Shopping & Fashion

Qualicum Weavers and Spinners are hosting their annual one of a kind sale, packed with unique quality handcrafted clothing, household items, and hand spun yarns. There will be a silent auction of members handwork plus demonstrations of weaving and spinning. All members of the public welcome.

Frank J Ney Holiday Craft Fair & Market

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 5:00pm | Charity Fundraiser, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Markets, Shopping & Fashion

The Frank J Ney Elementary PAC is hosting its 2nd Annual Craft Fair and Market on November 24, and 25. All proceeds will go to the PAC so that parents can support their students learning experience by providing enhanced opportunities. From handmade goods to some familiar vendors like Arbonne,...

Beer and Burger Night

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 6:00pm | Charity Fundraiser, Community, Food & Drink

This is a fundraiser to help reunite a young Syrian family with the rest of the family already settled in Nanaimo. There will be a silent auction and a 50-50 draw. Must be 19 years or older to attend.

Barney Bentall and The Cariboo Express

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 7:30pm | Charity Fundraiser, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Music

The performance is raising funds to support the Nanaimo Region John Howard Society and its programs to house the homeless, treat addiction, find jobs for the chronically unemployed, and mentor troubled youth to reduce crime. What better way to spend a November night than a show that's not just a...

Saturday, November 25th

Quarterway School Craft Fair

Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 10:00am | Charity Fundraiser, Children, Community, Education, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Festivals, Food & Drink, Free, Markets, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion, Teens

Our 27-year-old playground is scheduled for removal by our school district and our PAC is fundraising for a Nature Inspired Playground. We will have 45 vendors of all sorts of handmade, homemade, and from the heart creations! We will also have A LOT of raffle baskets - including a travel basket...

Elegant Threads

Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 10:00am | Charity Fundraiser, Community, Family Friendly, Free, Shopping & Fashion

Qualicum Weavers and Spinners are hosting their annual one of a kind sale, packed with unique, quality handcrafted clothing, household items and hand spun yarns. There will be a silent auction of members handiwork plus demonstrations of weaving and spinning. All members of the public welcome.

St. Peter's 2nd Annual Christmas Craft and Bake Sale

Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 10:00am | Charity Fundraiser, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion

Join St. Peter's for their 2nd Annual Christmas Craft and Bake Sale. There will be lots of super tasty baking, all kinds of crafts, and there will even be a variety of soups and stews for lunch.

Frank J Ney Holiday Craft Fair & Market

Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 10:00am | Charity Fundraiser, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Markets, Shopping & Fashion

The Frank J Ney Elementary PAC is hosting its 2nd Annual Craft Fair and Market on November 24, and 25. All proceeds will go to the PAC so that parents can support their students learning experience by providing enhanced opportunities. From handmade goods to some familiar vendors like Arbonne,...

Pet Pictures with Santa

Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 11:00am | Charity Fundraiser, Children, Community, Family Friendly

Santa Paws is coming to Nanaimo on three different Saturdays to spread good cheer, pose for family and pet photos, and help Spirit's Mission raise funds for our life-saving work for companion animals in Northern BC. For just $10, we'll take a high-quality photo of your pet(s) with Santa...

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