Free Events

Wednesday, September 20th

Chemainus Wednesday Farmers Market

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 10:00am | Arts, Children, Community, Environment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free, Markets, Seniors

Every Wednesday from May through to September 20th the Waterwheel Park is home to farmers and craftspeople selling their unique products.  Seasonal produce, baking, preserves, arts and crafts and more! Everyone welcome.

Friday, September 22nd

September Equinox

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 12:00am | Community, Education, Family Friendly, Free

There are two equinoxes every year – in September and March– when the sun shines directly on the equator and the length of day and night is nearly equal.

Saturday, September 23rd

Salt Spring Island Saturday Market

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 9:00am | Arts, Business, Community, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free, Markets

Every Saturday at the oceanside of Centennial Park from April to the last Saturday in October, 9am-4pm. Rain or shine. This market is special because there is a homespun guarantee. Vendors must "make it, bake it, or grow it" themselves, and all products must be "vendor produced and sold". Come down...

Duncan Farmers Market

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 9:00am | Arts, Business, Community, Entertainment, Environment, Food & Drink, Free, Markets, Music, Shopping & Fashion

Shop for fresh fruits and vegetables, home baking, eggs and dairy products, cheeses and fresh bread, jams, jellies and local honey. Handmade patio furniture, children's clothing and locally crafted wares. We have live music every Saturday. Singers, bands, choirs, dance troupes, jugglers, and...

Free Recreation Day at The Island Savings Centre

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 1:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free, Health & Fitness, Seniors, Sports, Teens

In an effort to support active living in our community, we invite you to bring the whole family out to "The Big Stick", for a FREE DAY of skating and activities. Join us in the multi-purpose hall where we will have sports, games, and our physical literacy station. Dress comfortably and bring your...

Sunday, September 24th

International World Rivers Day

Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 12:00am | Business, Community, Entertainment, Environment, Family Friendly, Free, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

The proposal for a  global event to celebrate rivers was based on the success of BC Rivers Day, which Mark Angelo had founded and led in western Canada since 1980.  A World Rivers Day event was seen by agencies of the UN as a good fit for the aims of the Water for Life Decade and the proposal was...

Cobble Hill Farmers' Market

Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 10:00am | Children, Community, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free, Markets, Music, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion, Teens

Make it - Bake it - Grow it Sunday farmers' market with farm fresh veggies and fruits, preserves, meats, eggs, flowers, plants, crafts, clothing, body products, soaps, food, drinks, music and fun!

Monday, September 25th

Non Instructional Day for School District 79

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 12:00am | Children, Community, Education, Family Friendly, Free, Teens

Non-Instructional Day for School District 79, so check out "What's On" for your list of things to do!

Short Histories of First Peoples of the Cowichan Valley

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 5:30pm | Community, Education, Family Friendly, Free, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

Join us as Gus Williams shares his knowledge of the histories of peoples indigenous to the Cowichan Valley.

Cowichan All Ages Chess Club at The Library

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 6:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Free, Seniors, Teens

CChess in the library! All skill levels and ages are welcome to come play/learn chess in a friendly, supportive environment. Meeting in the Gathering Place or at tables in the general area.