Thursdays (4 – 6:30 pm) Art Space (starting Oct. 20, 2022) is an open invitation to students (13 to 19) who wish to nurture their creativity. We will co-design our activities and take inspiration from nature, our community, our dreams, visions, and challenges. The Cowichan Valley Arts Council studio offers materials to explore colour, form, […]


1330 Lake Trail Rd Build Site 1330 Lake Trail RD, Courtenay

The kitchen faucet will make your home look more cozy and elegant. It has a sleek and timeless design that will fit in any home. The faucet is made of high-quality materials that are durable and long lasting. It is easy to install and comes with all the necessary hardware. The Nivito kitchen faucet […]


Cowichan Valley Arts Council 2687 James Street, Duncan

This year, for our Holiday LEGO show, we are looking for LEGO creators to think outside the box. Get your head spinning in circles and create a scene or a contraption that uses something round as a main element. It could have wheels or it could be a Ferris wheel or even a planet. The […]

14th Annual Gingerbread Showcase

The Parkside Hotel & Spa 810 Humboldt Street, Victoria

Habitat for Humanity Victoria's premier fundraiser, The Gingerbread Showcase presented by Revera Living, is opening for its 14th year! Located in the atrium of the stunning Parkside Hotel & Spa, the Showcase will run from November 26, 2022 to January 2, 2023. Stop by this local holiday treasure to view the fantastic 100% edible creations […]

Tree of Remembrance

Sands Funeral Chapel Duncan 187 Trunk Road, Duncan

Throughout the month of December, families are welcome to place a special ornament in memory of their loved one on our "Tree of Remembrance". The Tree of Remembrance is located at Sands Funeral Chapel Duncan. All ornaments will remain in our care from year to year.



Cowichan Valley Arts Council 2687 James Street, Duncan

As well as original two-dimensional printed, dyed and stitched textiles and paper, the focus of this special art show by Shannon Wardroper features large-scale folded textile sculptures inspired by the “choice versus chance” fortune telling game that children play. This idea of choice versus chance could be applied to the environmental world, said Wardroper. “It […]


Art Show and Winter Market at the Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery

Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery TEMP Location 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith

The Arts Council of Ladysmith and District will celebrate the holiday season with an art show and winter market at the Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery. When you come to visit and shop, you will have a calm and inviting experience. Join us in the gallery for two arts opportunities. Enjoy our holiday art exhibition, Magical Threads: […]


Festival of Trees

Museum at Campbell River 470 Island Highway, Campbell River, BC

Come in to the Museum for the annual Festival of Trees. Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season and enjoy strolling through a forest of beautifully decorated Christmas trees. Each tree is sponsored by a local business and extravagantly decorated to create stories of magic, hope and awe. Stop by […]


Beeswax wraps

Lost Arts Club 2358 Wild Dove Road, Nanaimo, BC

These reusable food wraps are infused with beeswax and other ingredients that give it pliability and antimicrobial properties (we will share these ingredients during class). They self-adhere and can be made in any size you like; please bring any custom measurements to class with you. You will be able to make 1 large (up to […]


Milner Christmas Magic

Milner Gardens & Woodland 2179 West Island Highway, Qualicum Beach, BC

Make memories with family and friends this holiday season by experiencing Milner Christmas Magic's outdoor stroll through thousands of twinkling lights and festive window displays. Find something for everyone on your holiday shopping list in our Gingerbread Gift Shop, drop off your letters to Santa in our North Pole Mailbox, with a wave to Santa […]


Mistletoe on Memorial

Memorial Plaza Parksville

Join the City and the Parksville Downtown Business Association for a Christmas celebration at the new Memorial Plaza, located at Alberni Highway and Memorial Avenue. The plaza will be decorated for the holidays and there will be mistletoe so bring your camera for a selfie. The event will feature music with a DJ and a […]


Stories on Friday: The Perfect Gift

Unitarian Hall, Nanaimo 595 Townsite Road, Nanaimo, BC

Share the season with Around Town Tellers. Enjoy an evening of captivating traditional oral storytelling Friday night in Nanaimo in person or via our live online presentation. Come join us, relax and listen. See more at As part of our 15th year of Storytelling we are giving away audience appreciation prizes. This month five […]