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Wednesday, September 27th

Island Roots Market

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 4:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Environment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Markets, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion

The Island Roots Market Co-operative provides a means to gather local food and other locally made items and the accompanying farmers/producers to create a year-round farmers' & artisans market. They support producers in getting their products to folks who would not normally access them through...

Sailboat Night

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 6:30pm | Community, Entertainment, Environment, Food & Drink, Sports

Sailboat Night: Every Wednesday, 6:30pm, from May 10 - Sept 27.  Local sail boaters gather in front of our little pub for some friendly time trails in the Nanaimo Harbour.  Open to all sail boaters (local & visiting) and all spectators. Fun way to enjoy a meal while watching the beauty of wind-...

Wednesdays is Open Jam at The Cambie

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 9:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Free, Seniors

Every Wednesday we have an Open Jam, No Cover Charge, Starts at 9PM.

DJ Melbatoast at The Nanaimo Bar

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 9:30pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Music

"DJ Melbatoast" at The Nanaimo Bar, Wednesday's at 9:30PM. $5 cover charge.

Thursday, September 28th

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!...

Friday Night Casks w. Live Music

Friday, September 29, 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...