Free Events

Thursday, November 23rd

Nanaimo Education & Career Fair

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 9:00am | Business, Community, Education, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Free, Talks & Workshops, Teens

"Empowering people at all stages of life to make their dreams into reality through meaningful connections. For 21 years, ECF has been inspiring residents of B.C. communities by connecting them to real study and work opportunities, at home or abroad. We bring together representatives from...

Cedar & Yellowpoint Artisans 2017 Country Christmas Tour

Thursday, November 23, 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.

About Us - 16

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 11:30am | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Free

Abstract Art Show with 16 artists presenting their work. Lots of diversity, colour and fun. Come and take a look. You may find something you love!

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 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...

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 &...

Cedar & Yellowpoint Artisans 2017 Country Christmas Tour

Friday, November 24, 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.

Elegant Threads

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 11:00am | Arts, Charity Fundraiser, Community, Family Friendly, Free, Shopping & Fashion

Qualicum Weavers and Spinners are hosting their annual one of a kind sale, packed with unique quality handcrafted clothing, household items, and hand spun yarns. There will be a silent auction of members handwork plus demonstrations of weaving and spinning. All members of the public welcome.

About Us - 16

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 11:30am | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Free

Abstract Art Show with 16 artists presenting their work. Lots of diversity, colour and fun. Come and take a look. You may find something you love!

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

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