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Thursday, September 28th

A Course in Miracles Study Group

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 10:30am | Community, Free, Talks & Workshops

Join in this ongoing group at any time. Weekly gatherings resume Thursday, Sept. 7.

Nanaimo Buccaneers vs. Braves Ice-Hockey Game

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 7:15pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Hockey, Seniors, Sports, Teens

Nanaimo Buccaneers vs. Braves:   Thurs, Sept 28. Nanaimo Ice Centre, 7:15pm. 

Name that Tune with Larry and Jen

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 7:30pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Music

Name that Tune with Larry and Jen: Every Thursday evening at 7:30pm all year long. These guys have been bringing laughs to the Dinghy Dock for years. Fun-filled night of music trivia. Prizes awarded weekly! Only way to the pub is by ferry or boat.

"Live At Longwood" a Free Concert Series

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 8:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Free, Music

Every Thursday night a free live concert series featuring great local and touring musicians.   Sep 7   - Josh Gellman, Peter Kleinholz Sep 14 - Myc Sharratt, Andrew Wolfman Sep 21 - Cody Nyman, Chelsea Edwardson, Katelyn Elizabeth Sep 28 - Jim Elder, John Herman Oct 5 - T.B.A. Oct 12 - Louis...

B.A. Johnston at The Nanaimo Bar

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 9:30pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Music

"B.A. Johnston" is at The Nanaimo Bar, 9:30PM, $5 cover charge.

Friday, September 29th

Nanaimo Downtown Farmers' Market

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 10:00am | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Food & Drink, Free, Markets, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion

Nanaimo's original farmers' market, celebrating its 20th year. Local produce, meats, eggs, baked goods, food products, local artisan crafts including jewelry, personal care products, clothing, cards, gift items, kids activities, different live musical entertainment each week plus more!...

A Jazz Birthday Party: One Hundred Years on Record

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 10:00am | Arts, Community, Education, Entertainment, Free, Music, Talks & Workshops

Jazz, When a New Orleans group called the Original Dixieland Jass Band (sic) traveled to New York City in 1917 to make the first jazz recordings, one of the songs that they chose was written by a Canadian-born composer named Shelton Brooks. VIU music professor and jazz musician, Greg Bush, will...


Friday, September 29, 2017 - 10:30am | Children, Community, Family Friendly, Free

Join us for a rhyming good time as we read books and learn songs and rhymes that help your baby develop key early literacy skills and a love of books and stories. Ages 0-18 months, every Friday starting Sept. 22.

Damsels Fashion Show

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 1:00pm | Charity Fundraiser, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion

Fall Fashion Show by Damsels with accessories and shoes by Crispin.  The show is from 1-3pm at St. Andrews United Church.  There will also be High Tea, Silent Auction and Door Prizes. This event always sells out early so get your tickets while you can at Damsels, Crispin, Church Office (311...

PIGS: Canada's Most Authentic Pink Floyd Tribute

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 1:45pm | Community, Entertainment, Music

PIGS continues to surprise and delight audiences with authentic performances of Pink Floyd classics, including many songs which have rarely (if ever) been performed live. The lights, lasers, giant screen and utterly authentic live sound come together to recreate the experience of seeing Pink Floyd...