COMEDY – Circus Incognitus

Cowichan Performing Arts Centre 2687 James Street, Duncan, BC

In Circus Incognitus, virtuoso clown Jamie Adkins is the vulnerable everyman, who has just written a terrific show. He wanders onto stage ​with the new show in a box, delighted to find the audience ready waiting. Knowing he has just the thing, Jamie struggles to build the scene around him using everyday objects. Things go […]

$18 – $190

Oxide and Shibori Dyeing Workshop

Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery TEMP Location 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith

This is a continuation of our previous workshop on the Japanese art of Shibori tie dyeing; however, new participants are very welcome too! Participants will develop and combine basic binding and clamping techniques and explore sewing methods in Shibori using hand stitching, machine work and application of small objects onto the surface fabric. The class […]


Mar 10-12 Damascus Estate Liquidation in Shawnigan Lake

Private Residence - Shawnigan Lake

This super duper 3-day sale features a garage and beyond that is full of high-end power tools where the flagship items include a new KING metal lathe, Poulin snow blower, Lincoln welder, plasma cutter and every possible power tool that could be on your wish list. The designer and antique furniture is remarkably outstanding and […]

Gelli Plate Printmaking Workshop

Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery TEMP Location 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith

In this workshop, we will explore the creative potential of printing on paper using a gelli plate and acrylic paint. This will be combined with other art techniques including drawing, stencil design and text. Each participant will produce stylish prints and work towards a completed book project of their prints. These classes are suitable for […]


Intermediate Watercolour Classes

Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery TEMP Location 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith

Are you an experienced watercolour artist? Are you looking to step it up in this medium? Or have you recently completed our beginner watercolour class and want to carry on? In these intermediate watercolour classes we will look at more contemporary watercolour approaches including some unorthodox ideas and styles such and pouring and dripping. This […]

$90.00 – $258

Creative Kids: After School Visual Arts Program

Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery TEMP Location 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith

An after school art program to bring out your child's inner creative spirit! Taught by professional artist and experienced instructor, Josslyn Meyers, students, aged 6 -12 years old will develop confidence and find their own creative voice as they explore art principles in a fun and supportive atmosphere. Paint with watercolours and acrylics, draw with […]

$175 – $342

Pacific Rim Whale Festival

The Pacific Rim Whale Festival is an annual event celebrating the return of Pacific Grey Whales to the West coast of Vancouver Island on their Northern migration route. The week-long festival hosts a number of fun events throughout Tofino, Ucluelet, and the pacific Rim National Park Reserve. Featured Events includes; The Baleen Bash, Parade of […]


Weekly Duncan Farmers’ Market

Small Town. Big Market. Saturdays, year round, fine craft and local food. The Duncan Farmers’ Market is located in historic downtown Duncan in the beautiful Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island. Every Saturday, year round, you will find a sea of tents in the market square on Craig Street and down Ingram Street under which more […]


Mill Bay Community League Hall (Beside Kerry Park Arena) 1035 Shawnigan Mill Bay Road, Mill Bay

South Cowichan Healthcare Auxiliary is hosting a Spring Tea (formerly Lemon and Lavender Tea). Free Admission. There will be a lunch served of dainty sandwiches, sweets, tea or coffee: Tickets for the lunch are $10.00 available at the door, or pre-sold 250-743-0683. There also will be baking, crafts, treasure tables, raffles and Artisan Lavender Lady […]



A powerful snowstorm grips the Island, and everyone hunkers down. Slowly they lose connections to the internet, cell phones and TV. What’s left is the local radio station and two reluctant DJs who fly by the seat of their pants to hold the community together through music, laughter and song, with a host of call-in […]


Jazz in the Bay


Come and join us for live jazz every Saturday night at the Masthead Restaurant in Cow Bay. KC on Vocals, Phil Newns on piano and John Wade on Bass.