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Thursday, August 17th

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).  In September open hours go back to Weekends and Holidays 12-4pm. 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...

2017 Nanaimo Fringe - Berlin Waltz

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 5:45pm | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Music, Seniors

2017 Nanaimo Fringe Festival presents The Berlin Waltz.   A folk-techno musical about the Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall, as told by a small town Canadian kid-turned-accidental-pilgrim, in the city at the centre of the 20th century. With sock puppets, slam poetry, and plenty of propaganda, Devon...

Thursday Nights "Music in the Park"

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 6:30pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Music, Seniors, Teens

Come to the Cobble Hill Commons from 6:30pm-8pm for a lovely evening of Music in the Park. Our first year was a great success and we have hopes of doubling our attendance this year. Music will range from country to blues to covers as we are trying to mix it up a bit more. There may even be a couple...

2017 Nanaimo Fringe - Terror on the High Sea

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 10:00pm | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Seniors, Teens

2017 Nanaimo Fringe presents "Terror on the High Seas", from Aug. 12 - 19.  This is a show for anyone who has in-laws. Imagine if you trapped on with your in-laws and there was no escape.  Well, Les is stuck on a cruise ship with his boyfriend and family. Let us say in this 1-hour comedy Les is...

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 Kaspa Estate Liquidation Sale in Duncan

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 9:00am | Business, Community, Family Friendly, Free, Markets, Shopping & Fashion

The mountaintop home for this 3-day sale is brimming with Teak and Leather furniture, from a sublime Teak designer lamp to Leather tub chairs, including a medichair. Also, there is an idyllic mix of solid wood, metal and fabric pieces, including a hide-a-bed for those late game nights with friends...

Aug 18-20 - Vancouver Island Exhibition Fair 2017

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

Aug 18-20 - 3 Fun-filled packed days, with over 20,000 fair-goers experiencing the biggest and best events that Nanaimo has to offer!! Featuring; The 1st Annual RIBFEST (judging contest on Main Stage Sat. Aug. 19th 12pm), "A Step Back In Time" (Celebrate Canada's 150th with a tour showcasing our...

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).  In September open hours go back to Weekends and Holidays 12-4pm. 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...

7TH Annual Antique Sale

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 5:00pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Markets, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion

Come to the Cowichan Exhibition Park for the 7TH Annual Valley Antique Collectables Sale. Bring the family, bring a friend or bring them all to this wonderful antique sale that has furniture, tables, chairs, clothing, china, jewellery and more. Over 200 tables of treasures for all ages, concession...

2017 Nanaimo Fringe - Beaver Dreams

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 5:00pm | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Seniors, Teens

2017 Nanaimo Fringe presents "Beaver Dreams" August 11 - 19 at Venue#1, Vancouver Island Conference Centre. Beaver Dreams is a 50 min comedy with puppetry and clowning, it is suitable for your whole family. For Generations Beavers have been sharing the same land, same lake, and same nightmare....

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