By Month

Wednesday, August 16th

Chemainus Theatre Presents: Talley's Folly

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 12:00am | Arts, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Seniors, Teens

On the Studio Stage - 25th Anniversary Special   Like any proper Missouri gentleman in 1944, Matt has taken to wooing Sally Talley. Alas, the timid, bookish, and delightfully honest maiden fears her family’s disapproval. Romancing reveals their innermost secrets – and their chance for a future...

Aug 16-26 - Talley's Folly

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 12:00am | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Seniors

Like any Missouri gentleman in 1944, Matt has taken to wooing Sally Talley. Alas, the timid, bookish, and delightfully honest maiden fears her family’s disapproval. Romancing reveals their innermost secrets – and their chance for a future together. The romantic comedy follows unlikely sweethearts...

Special Event at The Butchart Gardens - Ricky Skaggs & The Kentucky Thunder

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 8:00pm | Family Friendly, Music, Seniors, Teens

The Butchart Gardens proudly presents Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder for a Special Event on Wednesday August 16th at 8:00pm. Considered Nashville royalty, Ricky Skaggs has been performing for over 45 years and has achieved numerous awards including 15 Grammys. Arrive early to avoid delays at...

Thursday, August 17th

Tea Time Workshop

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 10:00am | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Sports, Talks & Workshops

Join us for an introduction to the art of making tea for children, including plant identification, growing, harvesting, and preparing flowers, leaves, and fruit to brew.   Children will host their own tea party to explore the various tastes and scents of herbal tea. They will also package up their...

Go-Karts & Monster Truck Rides

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 12:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Sports, Teens

Go-Karts & Monster Truck Rides: July & Aug, Open 7 days/week, 12-4pm.  (weather permitting).  Kids 7 years and older can ride and kids under 7 ride FREE with an adult on the go-karts. Go-kart rides are $15 (10 laps). Monster Truck rides are $15 *tax included* (One all-terain rip through the...

Spectacular Summer Evenings at The Butchart Gardens - The Bills

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 8:00pm | Family Friendly, Music, Seniors, Teens

Original West Coast Roots Music. Come sit on a bench, or bring a blanket and sit on the lawn. Performances happen every evening in July and August and the lineup includes a wide variety of artists to suit almost every musical taste. All the entertainment is included with admission.   The Gardens...

Friday, August 18th

New Movie Releases

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 12:00am | Children, Community, Education, Entertainment, Family Friendly

The Hitman’s Bodyguard, Logan Lucky, Sundowners. Please check your local cinema  for times, ticket prices and not all titles may be available.

Aug 18-20 - Vancouver Island Exhibition Fair 2017

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 9:00am | Children, Community, Entertainment, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Markets, Music, Seniors, Teens

Aug 18-20. Three fun-filled packed days, over 20,000 fair-goers will get to experience the biggest and best events that Nanaimo has to offer!! Featuring the 1st Annual RIBFEST, judging contest will be on the Main Stage Sat. Aug. 19 12pm.  Plus celebrate Canada's 150th with "A Step Back In Time", a...

Go-Karts & Monster Truck Rides

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 12:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Sports, Teens

Go-Karts & Monster Truck Rides: July & Aug, Open 7 days/week, 12-4pm.  (weather permitting).  Kids 7 years and older can ride and kids under 7 ride FREE with an adult on the go-karts. Go-kart rides are $15 (10 laps). Monster Truck rides are $15 *tax included* (One all-terain rip through the...

Victoria Dragon Boat Festival

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 3:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Festivals

Welcome to the 23rd annual Canada Dry Victoria Dragon Boat Festival, one of Victoria’s most spectacular summer festivals and the only dragon boat festival in Canada to take place in a working harbour. The Victoria Dragon Boat Festival is brought to you jointly by the Victoria Dragon Boat Festival...

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