Community Events

Thursday, November 23rd

VIU Students' Union Pub Open Mic Night

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 8:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Free, Music

Come share your passion for music on the VIU campus every Thursday night. Players and singers skip the line. Join us for the most enthusiastic open mic crowd in Nanaimo.

Live Music Night with "Gin & Sonics"

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 8:30pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Music, Seniors

Every Thursday Night, with the exception of the first Thursday of the month we offer "Live Music" for your listening pleasure with "Gin and Sonics".

Live Entertainment at "The Nanaimo Bar"

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 9:30pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Music

Live Entertainment series at "The Nanaimo Bar". Dec.1-Mark Crissenger Dec.2-Under The Mountain Dec.7-Monkey Bear Dec.8-Johnny Inappropriate Dec 9-PartyMan Dec.14-A Night w/Steve Plantz Dec.15-Murray Atkinson & Lance Lapointe, acoustic 90's tribute Dec.16-DJ All Good Dec.21-Phil & Dave's...

Friday, November 24th

Nov. 24-26 - Winter Wonderland & Art Show at Painters Lodge

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 12:00am | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free, Markets, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion

Painters Lodge is transformed into your Winter Wonderland Retreat. Decorated with over 30 trees and sparkling awe, an experience for all ages.  Centred around an exquisite Art & Artisan Show & Sale with award-winning artists and master artisans. Friday finishes with Live Jazz, Wine &...

New Movie Release

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 12:00am | Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly

Movie Release: The Breadwinner Last Flag Flying The Man Who Invented Christmas Novitiate Please check your local cinema for times, ticket prices and not all titles may be available.

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...

Cedar & Yellowpoint Artisans 2017 Country Christmas Tour

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 10:00am | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free, Seniors

Cedar Yellow Point Artisan Tour November from 10am–5pm daily.Take this fun and free self-guided tour.Pick up a map at Visitor Centres or at the Waterfront Gallery and start planning your tour. It’s always fun with a carload of friends.

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.

About Us - 16

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 11:30am | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Free

Abstract Art Show with 16 artists presenting their work. Lots of diversity, colour and fun. Come and take a look. You may find something you love!

Canucks vs Devils

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 4:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Hockey, Sports

Canucks away against Devils at 4pm on SNP and MSG+.

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