Family Craft Weekend

Coastal Black Winery 2186 Endall Road, Black Creek

Family Craft Weekend at Coastal Black Winery We are excited to be having our first Family Craft Weekend in the barn at Coastal Black Winery in Black Creek Sept. 9 - 11, 2022. There will be 5 different craft events throughout the weekend and wine tastings for those 19+. We will have kid friendly drinks, […]

$15 – $30

VI Outdoor Adventure & MOTOR Show

Arbutus Meadows Event & Equestrian Centre 1515 Island Highway E, Nanoose Bay, BC

Introducing Vancouver Island’s first annual Outdoor Adventure & MOTOR Show! The newest and largest of it’s kind on the island. Auto, Outdoor, RV, Boat, Motorcycle. There’s sure to be something for everyone!


Derek Edwards – “In Praise of the Ostrich”

The Port Theatre 125 Front Street, Nanaimo, BC

Derek Edwards moseys back into town on horse-drawn comedy wagon; a searing meander down life’s twisting trails, steered effortfully by this 30-year veteran. He returns with a payload of blissfully funny personal stories – a cacophony of shenanigans – set to tickle the ribs and warm the heart.


Sounds Of Summer in the OCQ!

Old City Quarter 281 Fraser Street, Nanaimo, BC

16 free music performances of a variety of musical influences every Friday in the Old City Quarter of Nanaimo. These events happen from 12-1pm, with the last performance a 2 hour special event 12-2pm. All these events happen on Fridays, with the exception of Canada Day ( a Friday ) which happens on Saturday instead. […]


Peace On and With Earth

Bowen Park Amphitheatre 500 Bowen Road, Nanaimo, BC

Join us at the Amphitheatre in Bowen Park for a multi-faith celebration of International Peace Day at 2pm on September 17th. Everyone is invited to bring hand-made peace signs. We will sing together and pray for peace on earth and care for all life on earth. During the prayer time, art activities will be available […]


Shine 2022 – The Arts

Vancouver Island Conference Centre 101 Gordon St, Nanaimo

Guests will converge for an unforgettable evening of fashion, fun and entertainment. Cocktails, auctions; dance the night away!

Serena Ryder

The Port Theatre 125 Front Street, Nanaimo, BC

Toronto based vocal powerhouse Serena Ryder is a platinum selling artist adored by fans, peers and critics alike, in part due to her raw and earnest songwriting. 7:30pm. The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street Nanaimo.


The Port Theatre 125 Front Street, Nanaimo, BC

An accomplished guitarist, producer and equally prolific film maker, Jesse Cook has evolved his talents to create experiences that delight audiences both in concert and online.


Fielding Road

Nanaimo Art Gallery 150 Commercial Street, Nanaimo, BC

Fielding Road is a multi-site group exhibition that responds to the work of Nanaimo poet, art critic and artist Peter Culley. His daily practice of walking, writing, and photographing brought him to closely observe spaces between rural and urban experience in and around Nanaimo. Fielding Road will consist of a gallery exhibition and site specific […]

By Donation

Dave Hart at Minnoz

Minnoz 11 Bastion St., Nanaimo, BC

An interactive music experience featuring popular songs & World themes. Wines by the Glass, or the Local “Tally List” of Local Craft Beers.

DARRIN ROSE – Drinking in Public

The Port Theatre 125 Front Street, Nanaimo, BC

From the TV shows Letterkenny, Match Game and Mr. D, award-winning comedian Darrin Rose is coming to Nanaimo to celebrate our chance to drink in public again! Darrin returns with hilarious new material about marriage, having a baby, science, how we’ll never feel good about our bodies, getting sucker-punched in Halifax and much more!

Dogs in Portraits By Joel Prevost

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

Sculptor Joel Prevost will be presenting his Dog portrait sculptures in our Gallery for one week. Opening reception and free sculpture demo Saturday Sept 24th from 12-2 Joel’s work will be available for sale from Sept 23rd to Sept 29th Born in Lac Saint-Jean, Quebec, Canada in 1963, Joël A. Prévost spent a few years […]