Handel’s Messiah

345 Pym Street Parksville Knox United

The concert will be conducted by Ann Barber-Becqué. Oceanside Concert Choir is performing with Nanaimo Chamber Orchestra with invited guests: Andrea Rodall, Sopra; Shanté Van Horlick, Mezzo Soprano; Adam Dyjach, […]

$15 – $25

Driftwood Tree and Wine Tasting

Chateau Wolff Estate Winery and Vineyard 2534 Maxey Road, Nanaimo, BC Canada

Join us to make a beautiful Driftwood Tree. We have many different sizes of driftwood with a pre-drilled hole for you to make your tree. There is a live edge […]


Seaglass Tree

Ricky's Restaurant Parksville 1480 Huntley Rd, Parksville

Create your own unique sea glass Christmas tree from our selection of local and cultured sea glass, driftwood, starfish and many other decorations on a cedar plank. All supplies are […]


Cookies and Carols

Atrium - Parksville Civic and Technology Centre 100 Jensen Avenue East, Parksville

Join the City to celebrate the season with a lunch time performance by the Craig Bay Choristers (sing along encouraged). Enjoy Christmas cookies, music, and holiday cheer at this free […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


Fundraising Craft/Gift Sale

Unity Spiritual Centre Nanaimo 2331 East Wellington Road, Nanaimo, BC

This sale is a fundraiser for the rebuilding of Unity Vancouver Island's building destroyed by fire last August. It will be a last-minute, affordably priced sale of items perfect for […]


Strathcona Symphony Orchestra’s Opera Night

Native Sons Hall 360 Cliffe Avenue, Courtenay, BC

The Strathcona Symphony Orchestra (“SSO”) is proud to present music from the world’s most beloved opera works by classical composers, Mozart, Bizet, and Rossini. Vancouver Island opera singers, Jennifer Rasor […]

$12 – $25

Gnarly Youth Christmas Craft Fair

Conference Hall, Florence Filberg Centre 411 Anderton Ave., Courtenay

Visit the biggest youth craft fair in town! Tackle your Christmas shopping Sunday, December 11 at the 14th Annual Gnarly Little Christmas Craft Fair. Courtenay Recreation’s LINC Youth Centre is […]

Free admission

Children’s Christmas Party

Florence Filberg Centre - Rotary Hall 411 Anderton Ave, Courtenay, BC

Come share some magical Christmas cheer at the annual children’s Christmas Party on Sunday, December 11th at the Florence Filberg Centre, downstairs in the Rotary Hall. Courtenay Recreation staff are […]

Free with Food Bank Donation