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Saturday, October 7th

The Passion of Russia

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 7:30pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Music, Seniors, Teens

Susie Moscovich Presents is pleased to showcase Helena Jung, cello, and Carter Johnson, piano, in a VGMS benefit concert of musical entertainment entitled “The Passion of Russia.”  The program includes works by famous Russian composers including Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, and...

Sunday, October 8th

Run/Walk Out Hunger in Nanaimo

Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 9:00am | Charity Fundraiser, Community, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free, Health & Fitness, Seniors, Teens

Nanaimo 7-10 Club has been serving a free breakfast and bag lunch to Nanaimo residents, most in need, for over 30 years. To support this cause the 7-10 Club will be holding the 4th Annual Fundraiser Event "Run/Walk Out Hunger In Nanaimo". The event will be held at Westwood Lake Park...

Nanoose Bay Thanksgiving Studio Tour

Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 10:00am | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion

10am to 4pm, October 7, 8, & 9. Enjoy a leisurely drive through scenic Nanoose Bay, while you stop in, meet the artists & view an amazing range of creative works on this self-guided studio tour. Drop by our Studio Tour Information Center, Nanoose Place, 2925 Northwest Bay Rd, during tour...

Gabriola Thanksgiving Studio Tour

Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 10:00am | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Seniors

Over the past 21 years, Gabriola artists have opened up their studio, gallery, and workshop doors all year long to welcome you into their space and share their work: a fabulous way to meet the creators of wonderful pieces of art. With 65 studios open on Thanksgiving weekend, you can visit Gabriola...

Cedar Farmers' Market

Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 10:00am | Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Markets, Music

Cedar Farmers Market is a Community Market located on the Crow and Gate Field in Cedar, BC, just South of Nanaimo. We have approximately +60 Vendors featuring farm fresh produce, meats, plants, baked Goods and Local Arts & Crafts. A bandstand provides a place for local artists to entertain the...

Angela Hewitt Solo Piano Concert

Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 3:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Music, Seniors

Angela Hewitt will perform at the Port Theatre on her only West Coast concert in celebration of Canada's 150Th birthday Since 1999, the Nanaimo Conservatory of Music has been presenting internationally acclaimed Canadian pianists as part of its mandate to further an appreciation of both classical...

Monday, October 9th

Thanksgiving Day-No School

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 12:00am | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Seniors, Teens

Thanksgiving Day is a holiday to give thanks for the blessings in one's life, particularly the harvest. It is a day off work and school for most Canadians.

Nanoose Bay Thanksgiving Studio Tour

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 10:00am | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion

10am to 4pm, October 7, 8, & 9. Enjoy a leisurely drive through scenic Nanoose Bay, while you stop in, meet the artists & view an amazing range of creative works on this self-guided studio tour. Drop by our Studio Tour Information Center, Nanoose Place, 2925 Northwest Bay Rd, during tour...

Gabriola Thanksgiving Studio Tour

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 10:00am | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Seniors

Over the past 21 years, Gabriola artists have opened up their studio, gallery, and workshop doors all year long to welcome you into their space and share their work: a fabulous way to meet the creators of wonderful pieces of art. With 65 studios open on Thanksgiving weekend, you can visit Gabriola...

Tuesday, October 10th

Tech Tuesday

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 2:30pm | Community, Education, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

Test yourself on your knowledge of new technology every Tuesday from 2:30-4:00pm.  All ages are welcome, new topics discussed weekly.

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