Community Events

Friday, June 22nd

Nanaimo Downtown Farmers’ Market

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 10:00am | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free, Markets, Music, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion, Teens

Nanaimo’s original farmers’ market celebrates its 21st year on the Pioneer Waterfront Plaza! Find locally grown veggies, fruits, specialty meats, eggs and a delicious variety of baked goods, including gluten free options. Small processor vendors offer preserves, sauces, teas, creton (Quebec pork...

Chicago - Broadway's Killer Hit Musical

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 7:30pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Major Events, Music, Seniors, Teens

Set amidst the razzle-dazzle decadence of the 1920s, CHICAGO is the story of Roxie Hart, a housewife and nightclub dancer who maliciously murders her on-the-side lover after he threatens to walk out on her. Desperate to avoid conviction, she dupes the public, the media and her rival cellmate, Velma...

Saturday, June 23rd

Nanaimo's BIGGEST Grrrage Sale & Silent Auction for Charity

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 8:00am | Charity Fundraiser, Community, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free, Major Events

LOTS of PET STUFF Crates, Kennels, X-Pens, Grooming Tools and Supplies, Beds, Blankets, Toys, Jackets and Clothing, Collars, Leashes, Harnesses, Books and more! HOUSEHOLD ITEMS, SMALL APPLIANCES and TOOLS 30+ Silent Auction Items CONTEST, RAFFLES and COOKIE JAR COUNT Tricks for Treats (K9's...

The 9th annual Island Summer Games

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 8:00am | Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Health & Fitness, Major Events, Seniors, Sports, Teens

The 9th annual Island Summer Games returns to Topaz Park in Victoria, BC. This 3-day outdoor festival is Vancouver Island’s largest and most unique homegrown sports & entertainment extravaganza of its kind. Activities include: • Soccer • Basketball • Touch Football • Bocce Ball • Ball Hockey •...

The Art of Wearing Kimonos

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 1:00pm | Arts, Community, Education, Entertainment, Exhibitions, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

June 23: 1:00pm-4:00pm Instructor Asuka Naomi will teach participants about the history of kimonos and demonstrate different types of authentic kimonos in a fashion show. Afterward, participants may try on a Yukata (casual summer kimono)!* Please note: Due to availability limitations, the Yukata at...

Chicago - Broadway's Killer Hit Musical

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 2:00pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Major Events, Music, Seniors, Teens

Set amidst the razzle-dazzle decadence of the 1920s, CHICAGO is the story of Roxie Hart, a housewife and nightclub dancer who maliciously murders her on-the-side lover after he threatens to walk out on her. Desperate to avoid conviction, she dupes the public, the media and her rival cellmate, Velma...

Bethlehem Alive 2018 Gala Fundraiser with Ann Mortifee

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 5:00pm | Charity Fundraiser, Community, Food & Drink, Major Events, Music

Join us at Bethlehem Centre’s Gala Fundraiser Bethlehem Alive 2018 at 2371 Arbot Rd. in Nanaimo, BC Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 at 5 pm for Stories of the Spirit from Order of Canada recipient, BC singer, composer and librettist, author, and keynote speaker Ann Mortifee, C.M. For more details visit...

Danish Club Nanaimo Sankt Hans Mid-Summer Celebration

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 6:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Food & Drink, Seniors

This years Midsummer Celebration ​will be held on Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park ​S1 Group Picnic Shelter in Parksville, BC on Saturday, June 23rd at 6:00pm. Come and enjoy some hot dogs with all the fixings! There will also be Danish Wienerbrød pastry, coffee, tea, soft drinks and juices. Enjoy...

Steve Hillis Voices of Legends Multi-Tribute Show

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 7:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Music, Seniors

The amazing STEVE HILLIS is back in town performing his VOICES OF LEGENDS tribute show! Garth Brooks, Elvis, Roy Orbison, Neil Diamond, CCR, Buddy Holly, Johnny Cash

Chicago - Broadway's Killer Hit Musical

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 7:30pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Major Events, Music, Seniors, Teens

Set amidst the razzle-dazzle decadence of the 1920s, CHICAGO is the story of Roxie Hart, a housewife and nightclub dancer who maliciously murders her on-the-side lover after he threatens to walk out on her. Desperate to avoid conviction, she dupes the public, the media and her rival cellmate, Velma...

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