Community Events

Friday, November 24th

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,...

Friday Night Casks w. Live Music

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 5:00pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Music

Join us every Friday at the White Sails Taproom for Friday Night Casks w/ live, local music. Each week we tap a new cask, infusing our beer with unique and creative flavours to create a one-time-only beer while local artists serenade the taproom with live music! The cask taps at 5:00pm and is...

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.

VIU Mariners Women's Volleyball Home Game

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 6:00pm | Community, Family Friendly, Seniors, Sports, Teens

VIU Mariners, Women's Volleyball Home Game.

Pay It Forward

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 6:30pm | Community, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Seniors

Everyone welcome to join in this inspiring evening. Following a potluck dinner, those who wish to participate put $10 into a hat; a name is drawn and that person receives the $ to do something good n the community and report back to the group next month. This is a deeply introspective process...

Lazy Mike & Dan Dube

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 7:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free, Music

We’re pleased to welcome Lazy Mike & Dan Dube back to the SNW stage for an evening of old Blues, Classic Country, and Roots Music. Rock the night away in Nanoose Bay

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...

Stephen Leacock Event “A Garden of Mariposies”

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 7:30pm | Community, Entertainment, Music, Talks & Workshops

Stephen Leacock's "My Discovery of the West’ Retour 2017. Stories by and about Stephen Leacock - told sung and talked over. For tour and event information ::

Sansei: The Storyteller

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 7:30pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Music

Sansei: The Storyteller uses dance, theatre, and humour to tell the story of one of Canada’s darkest decisions and how the rampant racism of past generations affected the Japanese community today. Mark Ikeda investigates the social climates and hardships when the Ikeda family was labelled enemy...

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

Friday, November 24, 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...