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Tuesday, December 5th

Great Nanaimo Toy Drive

Tuesday, December 5, 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...

Commercial Christmas

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 10:00am | Arts, Children, Community, Family Friendly, Seniors

Our December featured exhibit will be "Commercial Christmas", displaying historical photographs of downtown Nanaimo’s Christmas scenes. 

Light up a LIfe

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 12:00pm | Charity Fundraiser, Children, Community, Family Friendly, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion, Teens

The Old City Quarter is hosting the annual Light up a Life from Nov. 27-Dec. 21. Our kickoff event is on Nov. 27 where trees will be lit, treats and warm drinks by donation with holiday music to sing along to. Bring a shoebox to decorate and/or goods to put in it. For those of you who bring items...

Wednesday, December 6th

Ready Set Santa

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 11:00am | Children, Family Friendly, Shopping & Fashion

From now until December 24th Santa's Winter Garden is open for your family holiday photo's. You Create the scene! Santa's Winter Garden provides a free festive background where you are the director and photographer for your holiday family photo's. Mon-Fri from 11am-1pm, 2-5pm, 6-7:30pm Sat. 11am-...

Thursday, December 7th

Family Christmas Dinner

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 6:00pm | Children, Community, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Seniors, Teens

We will be hosting our Annual Family Christmas Dinner again this year, doors open at 6pm, with dinner starting at 6:30pm. There will be a full Turkey Buffett, Christmas Crackers, Santa and his goodie bag, Carol Singers, Dancers and Decorations. Call to reserve your table as there is a limited...

Friday, December 8th

Opening Day at Mount Washington

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 9:00am | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Health & Fitness, Seniors, Sports, Teens

It's opening day at the mountain. We are open from 9am-3:30pm, come enjoy what our fabulous alpine resort has to offer.

NOV 30-JAN 10 - Festival Of Lights 2017

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 5:00pm | Arts, Business, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Free, Major Events, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion, Teens

From Nov 30 - Jan 10, Ladysmith will be ignited with the life of thousands of twinkling Christmas lights to get you into the Christmas spirit. This magical event kicks-off downtown Ladysmith Thurs. Nov 30th, 3pm! Santa will arrive 6:30pm with the Parade at 6:45pm followed by the Aggie Hall &...

25TH Anniversary of the Singing Christmas Tree

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 7:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Music, Seniors, Teens

Generations Church presents our 25th Annual Singing Christmas Tree! Our giant Christmas Tree is filled with over 50 choir members singing new and old Christmas songs. Along with a drama presentation and light show, our performances are sure to get you in the Christmas spirit! This year's...

Nanaimo Clippers vs Powell River Kings

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 7:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Hockey, Seniors, Sports, Teens

Nanaimo Clippers at home against Powell River Kings, puck drops at 7pm.

NOV 17 - DEC 31 - Cornwalls' All-Inclusive Cancun Christmas

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 8:00pm | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Music, Seniors

The Cornwalls' are back for another great holiday season! More classic 80’s tunes, cornball antics, and big hair. Will Tommy find true love this year? Come and join their all-inclusive holiday yuletide cheer. “Pure Christmas family entertainment at its best!“ This fabulous show runs from November...

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