Free Events

Saturday, November 25th

About Us - 16

Saturday, November 25, 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!

Gingerbread Village

Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 12:00pm | Charity Fundraiser, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free, Major Events

B. Gingerbread Homes is back again with holiday magic, festive cheer and fun family activities! Join us at Gingerbread Village, located in the Vancouver Island Conference Center, to vote on your favorite gingerbread house, decorate cookies, and visit with Santa and other holiday characters. B....

SHANNEYGANOCK

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...

Sunday, November 26th

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!...

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 &...

About Us - 16

Sunday, November 26, 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!

Re-Framing Aging Digital Festival

Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 1:00pm | Arts, Children, Community, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Free, Seniors

FREE EVENT: You are Invited! ‘Re-framing Aging” Digital Media Contest Screening and Awards. Please join us to view innovative film submissions which aim to change perceptions of entering the third stage of life! The goal of this competition is to inspire Nanaimo to become a more age-friendly,...

Monday, November 27th

Money Mondays

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 6:30pm | Community, Education, Free, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

Thomas DeSchutter is an author and co-founder and money mentor at Bloom Strategies, an organization on a mission to empower individuals to take control of their finances. This third of three workshops covers "Planning Your Legacy". All are welcome.

Tuesday, November 28th

12 Days of Christmas Escape Room

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 6:00pm | Community, Education, Entertainment, Free, Seniors, Teens

Join us for another monthly installment of our Escape Room program. Find clues and solve puzzles to save Christmas! Ages 13-100. Register at 250-753-1154x238 or nanaimoharbourfront@virl.bc.ca.

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