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OCAC. Winter Wonderland artisan’s marketplace,
Nov. 22-Dec. 20
Fridays, on to Dec. 14
Jan. 11-May 16. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. TOSH
Arrowsmith Potters Guild and
DeCosmos Art Society
Runs to Dec. 20, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. OCAC.
Classes with Marilyn Timms
Acrylic and Watercolour
Jan. 30-Mar. 19. 9:30 to noon.
ARTISANS STUDIO TOUR
Dec. 9, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
West Loon Gallery, Sand dollar Gallery, and Aislinn Studio/Gallery. 752-1231.
Runs to Dec. 20
900 Fifth Street, Nanaimo.
OF NIGHT DIVINE — A ROMANZA CHRISTMAS
Tenors, Philip Grant, Todd Jang, Frederik Robert
Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 8, 8 p.m.
Tickets at Errington Store, Timbuktu Music,
Errington War Memorial Hall.
PARKSVILLE PLAYERS PRESENTS
Holiday Mix & Match
Parksville seniors’ benefit
Dec. 8-9. 2 p.m. Festive music, marimba, Parksville chorus. 144 Middleton. 248-3200.
CHRISTMAS EVE IN
Wee lads & lassies dancing
The Pipes and Drums of the Pacific Gael. Dec. 9, 2:30 p.m.
VILLAGE VOICES OF Q.B.
14th annual Christmas concert
Dec. 9. 2:30 p.m. Christian Fellowship Centre. 752-4479.
KSS MUSIC PROGRAM
Christmas concert. Multipurpose room. Dec. 12, 7 p.m.
Donation at door.
MUSIC RELEASE PARTY — LAYLA ZOE
Dec. 15, 9 p.m. Lefty’s. 954-4392.
A Capella Plus. Dec. 16, 2:30 p.m. Knox United Church
Tickets at Mulberry Books. 248-4655.
PV & DISTRICT COMMUNITY CHOIR
Voices of Christmas. Dec. 17, 7:30 p.m. Knox United Church. Tickets at door.
468-2730 re ticket refunds.
Dec. 18, 7:30 p.m. Port Theatre.
Just Us Band. Christmas dance — swinging Christmas favourites. Dec. 21, 8 p.m.
LITTLE ANGELS OF
Tommy Savitt, Steve Hoffstetter. Vocals Mark Crocker; impressions of Eric O’Shea.Mature language.
Jan. 11, 7:30 p.m. Port Theatre.
FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS
First three weeks in December
6TH ROBERT BURNS
SUPPER AND CEILIDH
75 per cent to BC Cancer Foundation. 25 per cent for Mid-Island Dragon Boat Team. Joyce Beaton, 752-1162.
FESTIVAL OF TREES
Dec. 4-15. 752-6133.
Four readers. Dec. 7, 7 p.m.
Knox United Church. 951-0644.
Dec. 15, 16, 17, 18
6 - 8:30 p.m. Parksville Baptist Church, 550 Pym Street. 248-6322. www.parksvillebaptist.org.
ST. STEPHEN’S UNITED CHURCH
Christmas dinner — Community Meals. Dec. 18, 5-7 p.m.
Santa Claus. Gifts for children.
Free to everyone.
Dori McGarrigle adaptation
English pantomime. Dec. 19-31. Village Theatre. 752-3522.
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
Feb. 8, 9, 15, 16, 2008. Matinees Feb. 10 & 17. Capital Theatre. Port Alberni. 250-723-1195.
BARD TO BROADWAY
Razzle Dazzle — dinner and show. Dine with the Stars on Broadway.
Feb. 16, 6 p.m.
PV Community and Conference Centre.