Community Events

Saturday, November 25th


Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 7:00pm | Community, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free, Music

Fifteen foggy years ago, Mark Hiscock and Chris Andrews were double booked at a local pub. Rather than cancel, they decided to play together, and so was born Shanneyganock. Joined by longtime bassist Bob Pike, and Billy Sutton on drums, the group has since charmed audiences with their stirring...

Sansei: The Storyteller

Saturday, November 25, 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...

Nanaimo Chamber Orchestra; Baroque Bouquet

Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 7:30pm | Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Music

The NCO plays an all-Baroque program featuring guest organist, Jenny Vincent, to play Concerto for Organ, Op. 4, No. 2 by Händel and also to team up with Music Director, Karl Rainer, to play Vivaldi’s Concerto in D Minor for Organ and Violin. As well, the Orchestra will play a strikingly varied...

Johnny Inappropriate

Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 9:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Music

Live band

Live Entertainment at "The Nanaimo Bar"

Saturday, November 25, 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...

Sunday, November 26th

Breakfast with Santa

Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 9:30am | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink

From 9:30-11am come and enjoy a breakfast with Santa which includes pancakes, bacon, pastries, fresh fruit juice, tea and coffee. While you're here you can also make some Christmas crafts, get your face painted, visit with Santa and much more.

Cedar & Yellowpoint Artisans 2017 Country Christmas Tour

Sunday, November 26, 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.

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

Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 10:00am | 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 &...

Nov.25&26-"Deck the Hall" Christmas Craft Market

Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 10:00am | Arts, Business, Children, Community, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Festivals, Food & Drink, Free, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion

The Cowichan Exhibition is hosting their 5th "Deck the Hall" Christmas Craft Market! Many talented artisans, & craftspeople will be showing a wide variety of products just in time for the Christmas season. There will be lots of parking, customer appreciation draws and a concession!...

Canucks vs Rangers

Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 11:00am | Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Hockey, Sports

Canucks away against Rangers at 11am on SN and MSG.