Brewery & The Beast

Starlight Stadium 1089 Langford Pkwy, Victoria, BC

A must for meat lovers. A Sizzling spread of dishes and preparationsm from BBQ and smoked to grilled and slow-cooked, alongside chilled beer, wine, cider and spirits. Live entertainment from award-winning local musicians, with The Electric Timer Company headlining the stage. Showcasing talented Chefs.

CRA Evergreen Club Open House

Florence Filberg Centre 411 Anderton Ave., Courtenay, BC

Come and learn all about the Evergreen Club. We have many activity clubs, day trips, travel opportunities, special events, volunteering and more!

Free

Toward a Sustainable Nanaimo

Beban Park Community Centre 2300 Bowen Road, Nanaimo, BC

An excellent opportunity to meet the Nanaimo city Council candidates before voting on October 15th. The event begins with a meet and greet (starting at 6 p.m.), followed by a series of questions pertaining to sustainability. The event ends at 8:30 p.m. It is being organised by local provincial Green Party members and other (non-aligned) […]

Free

“Naptime Vocation” By Sarah Leckie

Nanaimo Ceramic Arts Studio and Gallery 1-140 Wallace St, Nanaimo, BC

Space, time and the constraints of motherhood seeped into Sarah's work while she was busy making pottery. This observation for Sarah let her lean into this imagery of organic monsters. With the assistance of an Artist in Residency in Dawson City, Yukon, she has been able to set aside studio time, often contained within the […]

Free

Painting and Poetry in the Orchard: A Plein Air Experience

Quinceotica Farm 12850 Doole Road, Ladysmith

Join artists John Edwards and Leona Petrak in the quince orchard during harvest season for a four-hour plein air gathering at beautiful Quinceotica Farm in Yellow Point. After a brief tour of the property, enjoy time to meander, write, sketch, paint, either with the group or on your own. Towards the end of the session, […]

$29.00

14th Annual Garden House Charity Book Sale

Bonner Elementary School 3060 Cobble Hill Road, Mill Bay, B. C.

First day of two day event. 20,000 high quality used books including 5,000 children's books. Most selling for 50 cents to $3.00. Silent auction of more valuable books with starting bids of $20. Proceeds help families in crisis and animals in need. Each purchase will keep on giving forever through annual grants. CASH AND CARDS. […]

Courtenay and District Fish & Game Fall Gun Show

Courtenay and District Fish & Game Protective Association 3780 Lake Trail Road, Courtenay, BC

Hunting time is here and the Courtenay and District Fish & Game Protective Association is the place to be for the Fall Gun Show on Sunday, 16 October 2022 from 8am until 2pm. Admittance is $5 for men 18 and over and women and youth are free. Food and beverages will be available while you […]

$5 – $18

14th Annual Garden House Charity Book Sale

Bonner Elementary School 3060 Cobble Hill Road, Mill Bay, B. C.

Second day of two day event. 20,000 high quality used books including 5,000 children’s books. Most selling for 50 cents to $3.00. Silent auction of more valuable books with starting bids of $20. Proceeds help families in crisis and animals in need. Each purchase will keep on giving forever through annual grants. CASH AND CARDS. […]

Parksville Fire Prevention Week Open House

Parksville Firehall 160 Jensen avenue West, Parksville

In support of Fire Prevention Week from October 9 to October 15, the Parksville Volunteer Fire Department members will host an open house on Sunday, October 16 from 10 am to 3 pm at the firehall at 160 Jensen Avenue West. Residents will learn about fire safety including home fire sprinklers, smoke alarms and home […]

Free

Book Launch: Haley Healey – Her Courage Rises

The Black Bear Pub Nanaimo 6201 Doumont Rd, Nanaimo

Join local author Haley Healey for the launch of her newest book "Her Courage Rises: 50 Trailblazing Women of British Columbia and the Yukon". Hear stories of fearless gold miners, determined artists, unstoppable mountaineers, and brave pioneers. Each story includes illustrations by Victoria illustrator, Kimiko Fraser. Book readings, book signing, and visiting with fellow book […]