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Nanaimo Breweries


White Sails Brewing- Click Here Brewery and Taproom located in downtown Nanaimo. Clean, crisp, award...

Nanaimo Parks, Walks, Hikes, Ride, Courts and Swimming

Nanaimo is known as the Harbour city. Home of two ferry terminals at Duke Point...
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Nanaimo Museums

Vancouver Island Military Museum- Click Here More than 25 exhibits and displays showcasing Canada’s proud...

Nanaimo EVENTS


Tai Chi

Unity Centre Nanaimo

Wednesday Tai Chi regular Standing class, learn moves Based on Moy Lin Chin’s teachings of 108 moves. Under the umbrella of the Canadian Tai Chi Academy, by donation which goes […]

by donation

Stories that animate us

Nanaimo Art Gallery 150 Commercial Street, Nanaimo, BC

Storytelling—its scope and significance—lies at the heart of 'Stories that animate us'. Highlighting a rich selection of works on paper and animations, 'Stories that animate us' draws from a wide […]

By Donation

Seaglass Hearts

Nanoose Bay Cafe 3521 Dolphin Dr, Nanoose

Create these beautiful sea glass hearts from our selection of local and cultured sea glass, pearls and starfish on a cedar plank. All supplies included and all ages are welcome. […]


Land Acknowledgement Workshop

Nanaimo Art Gallery 150 Commercial Street, Nanaimo, BC

Are you interested in understanding the value and importance of land acknowledgements as a part of your journey toward reconciliation? Do you want to honour the host Nation in a […]


Tie Dye, Scrub or Soap On A Rope

Lost Arts Club 2358 Wild Dove Road, Nanaimo, BC

Make 4 x 3.75 oz. bars of soap or soap on a rope bars; additional soaps can be made if time allows for $4 each bar. You can choose from […]

$18 – $20

Maple Sugar Festival du Sucre d’Érable

Beban Park Social Centre 2300 Bowen Road, Nanaimo, BC

The Nanaimo Maple Sugar Festival du sucre d'Érable is held every year in February to promote French-folk culture. During 3 days of concerts and food, the city and community vibrate […]

Free – $5

Woven Tapestry With Embroidered Flowers

Ricky's Parksville 1480 Huntley Rd, Parksville

Join us for a fun and easy beginner class to create a woven tapestry with embroidered flowers. We will be using a board loom and chunky yarns for your background. […]


Beach Vase or Votive

Wolf Brewing Co. 940 Old Victoria Road,, Nanaimo, BC

Create your own unique beach themed vase; there are 2 styles to choose. We have a large of sea glass, shell pieces, starfish, sand dollar and shells to decorate your […]


Art Lab Sunday: Fairytale Drawings

Nanaimo Art Gallery 150 Commercial Street, Nanaimo, BC

Inspired by David Hockney’s artworks in 'Stories that animate us', use charcoal and graphite to draw your own fairytale stories. Drop-in each week for a fun hands-on art activity with […]


Watercolour Florals

Nanaimo Art Gallery 150 Commercial Street, Nanaimo, BC

Play with vibrant colours and learn new techniques for creating floral-inspired arrangements in watercolour, gouache and ink. No previous painting experience needed. 16+ years | Facilitator: Vivian-Sofia Mora


Island Roots Farmers’ Market

Beban Park Centennial Building 2300 Bowen Road, Nanaimo, BC

Join us every Wednesday for a vibrant and bustling farmers market in the heart of Nanaimo. Discover an array of fresh, locally sources products, artisanal goods, and a variety of […]



Duncan United Church 246 Ingram Street, Duncan, BC

A lecherous conman pretends to be a pious spiritual adviser to a wealthy family in Mercury Players Society’s next stage production, Tartuffe, by the great 17th-century French satirist Molière. A […]

$2 – $35