Weekend Events: Nov 10th – 12th

Image courtesy of Andy Everson – NorthWest Coast Artist Friday November 10th, 2017 Charles Dickens Craft Fair Florence Filberg Centre Fri: 3:00pm-8:00pm Sat: 10:00am-5:00pm Sun: 10:00am-4:00pm Two floors with over 60 artists and crafters offering a diverse selection of quality, handcrafted gifts and artwork. Kelly Kat & Kay Bird Art Studio – Grand Opening 2002a…

Weekend Events: Nov 3rd – 5th

Friday November 3rd, 2017 Nanaimo Professional Craft Fair Beban Park – 2300 Bowen Rd, Nanaimo, BC Noon-8:00pm Admission: $5 27th year-Unique shopping experience provided by fantastic creative BC Artisans.  One of a kind gifts for an early Christmas experience. Hourly draws. Navigate Trivia Night Tsolum School – 2505 Smith Road, Courtenay, BC, Canada 6:00-9:00pm $12 Table…

Comox Valley Events Dec 11-13, 2015

Saturday December 12th, 2015 Solstice Celebration Lantern Making – 1-5 Comox Valley Art Gallery In celebration of the winter solstice, join us in making lanterns to light. You may bring your own jar and tea light for your lantern – additional materials provided. Admission is free. Donations are appreciated, with proceeds going towards the CVAG…

Comox Valley Weekend Events (Aug14th-16th)

Friday August 14th Atmosphere Gathering Atmosphere Gathering is returning to the legendary Village of Cumberland on Vancouver Island for the second year of immersive experiences. The musical and artistic festival will take place over three days, from August 14 to 16, 2015. Saturday August 15th Walking with our Sisters A Memorial Installation for the Missing…

Comox Valley Weekend Events (Dec 12th-14th)

Friday December 12th Christmas Village 10:00am – 3:00pm Comox Mall Bring the family in to see the amazing Christmas village hosted by Comox by the Sea and bid on your favourite entries in the silent auction.  50% of the proceeds will go to the CV Boys and Girls Clubs and 50% will go to the…

Comox Valley Weekend Events (Dec 5th-7th)

Friday December 5th 10 under 100 Show – Cumberland 7:00pm Studio B – 2704a Dunsmuir Ave 10 UNDER 100 SHOW RT SHOW featuring 10 artists with works all under (or around) $100!! Come join the festivities at Studio B Gallery and take one (or a couple) of the artistic gems home with you. The opening…

Comox Valley Weekend Events (Nov 28th-30th)

Friday November 28th I-Hos Gallery Customer Appreciation Sale – Comox 12-7 I-Hos Gallery – 3310 Comox Road Be prepared to stand in line for a bit.  This sale is popular. 30% off Everything L’Arche Outreach Open House – Courtenay 10-2 1001B Fitzgerald Find out what L’Arche’s daytime supports, services and programs have to offer. Thrifty’s…

Comox Valley Weekend Events (Nov 21st -23rd)

      Friday November 21st Moonlight & Magic Friday Fun – Highlights! 4:00 Warm Fire, CVAG 40th anniversary celebration, Hot Cider and More on the CVAG Plaza 4-8 Crafts, Magical Faces Face Painting and hand on Crafty Fun at the Old Dive Shop on Duncan Ave 5:30 Todd Butler performs on the CVAG Plaza…

If you go into the woods today

You’re sure of a big surprise.  That is how we felt when we went to Milner Gardens and Woodland in Qualicum Beach.  The gnomes have moved into the Steampunk Village and the magic is there.  If you look closely, and use your imagination, you can see gnomes through the windows of their houses.  If you…

Gratitude

You read about it everywhere.  How your life can change if you practice gratitude on a regular basis.  It can be as simple as a thank you card.  I was recently the recipient of said gratitude.  The principal of my son’s school came by my house.  Yes, I was surprised when she was at my…

Tribal Journeys

Last night, on the eve of Canada Day, several canoes from various Nations arrived on the shores of K’omoks First Nation to be welcomed and greeted while they stopped for the night on their Tribal Journey to Bella Bella.  Many of these canoes have been paddling since June 20th as part of a yearly pilgrimage…

Piano Recital

I know some beautiful and talented children in our community who play the piano.  Their teacher is Mrs Wilson.  I admire them immensely and just love the sound of this amazing instrument.  When I was invited to attend their recital I accepted.  There were fabulous costumes and duets.  Their props included sports cars and yellow…