Food & Drink Events

Thursday, November 23rd

"Live At Longwood" a Free Concert Series

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

Every Thursday night a free live concert series featuring great local and touring musicians. Showtime at 8pm. Nov. 23- Tora Leigh, Lauren Eliza Nov. 30 - Paul Mitchell and Myc Sharratt Dec. 7 - Brandon Stone and Julian Bakker Dec. 14 - Cara McCandless, Marty Douglas No shows Dec. 21 or 28, will...

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".

Sean Kingston at The Queen's

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 9:00pm | Entertainment, Food & Drink, Music

Don't miss the chance to see Sean Kingston live! This is going to be a fabulous evening of entertainment so grab a friend or four and come to The Queen's. World-renowned and multi-platinum reggae-pop artist Sean Kingston is thrilled to announce his Canada-wide ‘Made in Jamaica’ radio promotional...

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 &...

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.

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