Fernwood Art Stroll 2023

Fernwood and Oaklands neighbourhoods

The 15th annual Fernwood Art Stroll takes place the weekend of June 10th and 11th this year. Twenty-five artists are opening their studios, homes, and gardens in various locations in Fernwood and Oaklands to show a variety of arts and crafts. Stroll the leafy streets of Fernwood and Oaklands with the free downloadable map of […]


The Alchemy of Gathering: Wellness – Community – Creativity

Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens 6183 Whitaker Rd, Courtenay

Set amongst the majestic Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens, the Alchemy of Gathering will focus on creating an open space for community to come together and celebrate our connections- to each other, to nature and to ourselves. Offering over 40 local product and service vendors, live music, interactive sound and meditative healing stations, local food vendors […]



Puntledge RV Campground 4624 Condensory Road, Courtenay

We will be coming together on June 21st to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day. ​The day begins with a Welcoming Ceremony with Hereditary Chiefs, Elected Officials, Staff & Delegates from the K'ómoks First Nation. We will celebrate together through art, music, dance, workshops, storytelling, and delicious food. Those in attendance will be honoured with entry […]


Vancouver Island MusicFest

VI MusicFest showcases the very best in Roots, Blues and World Music. Three days, 6 stages, on-site camping, food and fun!

Silly Boat Regatta

Maffeo Sutton Park 100 Comox Road, Nanaimo, BC

Shoreline Orthodontics (Presenting Sponsor) and the Nanaimo Child Development Centre welcome you to Silly Boat 2023! The Silly Boat Regatta is the Nanaimo Child Development Centre's (NCDC) signature fundraising event. Providing services to over 1900 children/youth and their families last year, funds raised at this event help provide various programs, services, and the purchase of […]



Maffeo Sutton Park 100 Comox Road, Nanaimo, BC

Nanaimo Blues Festival has some blues for everyone – from R&B, boogie-woogie, blues-rock, to Chicago blues, jump blues, soul & gospel and so much more. Enjoy and dance to the blues in Nanaimo’s scenic Inner Harbour and feel the oceanside breeze and good island vibes! This year’s blues line-up includes The Legendary Downchild Blues Band, […]


Campbell River Salmonfest

Nunn's Creek Park 1465 16 Ave, Campbell River, BC

NUNNS CREEK PARK 18TH AVENUE August 11– 4PM to 10PM Admission $2 per person ages 4 and up LOGGER SPORTS – Best in the Bush – Competition between local competitors - Youth Logger Sports HIGHLAND GATHERING – Heavy Games VARIOUS FOOD, CRAFT & TASTING BOOTHS PLUS BEVERAGE GARDEN - EVENING CONCERT CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES – Free […]


Arts on The Avenue Festival 2023

First Avenue Ladysmith Fron Warren Steet to Buller Street First Avenue from Warren Street to Buller Street, Ladysmith

We are celebrating all kinds of art on August 26th, 2023 with our evening Art Jam and August 27th, 2023 with our Arts on the Avenue Market. It all takes place on First Avenue Ladysmith from Warren Street to Buller Street. Art Jam (formerly know as Light Up the Night) takes place from 6 PM-9:30 […]