Things to do in Nanaimo

The Pirates Of Penzance, the operatta that many consider to be Gilbert & Sullivan's best, has its final performance Sunday, March 1st at the Port Theatre on Front Street in Nanaimo. Frederic, a 21-year old ship's pilot apprentice is instead mistakenly apprenticed to a pirate!  You will find…

February Fun In Nanaimo


Winter sailing in Nanaimo? Who would have thought!  But that's exactly what the Nanaimo Yacht Club is up to as they head into their Winter Racing Series.  Even if you're not a member of the Club and don't have a rating, if you have a sailboat you can still join…

Why January Is A Fun Time To Be In Nanaimo

Just because winter is here and the usual Nanaimo farmers' markets are closed for the season doesn't mean that you can't find fresh, wholesome locally grown produce.  Support your favorite local growers, producers and artisans by shopping the Island…

Happy Holidays In Nanaimo

Did you know that many people consider Nanaimo to be the winter holiday hub of Vancouver Island?

With over 100 kilometers of hiking, biking and walking trails, nearly 600 hectares of parks with sports fields and playgrounds galore, there is literally something…

Fun Things For August In Nanaimo

Before you know it our fall weather will be here, but it's not too late to soak in more of our wonderful summer sunshine.  Here are three fun things to do in Nanaimo in August that I think you'll enjoy:

The Canada Day 1 exhibit continues through the end of…

Fun Things To Do In Nanaimo In July

There's almost no reason not to be outdoors when July comes to Nanaimo!  Here are three fun July events that will get you out of the house and into our beautiful summer weather:

Come celebrate Canada Day on Tuesday, July 1st at Maffeo Sutton Park.  …

Why Newcastle Island Should Be On Your Must-Do List

Newcastle Island Provincial Park is a huge, 360 hectare island accessible only by boat.  It's a marine park rich in natural and cultural history where the entire family can hike the 22 km long trail system, bike or kayak, sail, picnic, and…

How to keep your kids busy this summer in Nanaimo

Here are three fun ways to help keep your kids busy this summer in Nanaimo:

Every Wednesday in June the Country Club Centre presents a free weekly drop-in playgroup for little ones and their caregivers.  Enjoy play, crafts, stories and…

Four fun things to do in Nanaimo this June

Summer is finally here and things are really starting to heat up in Nanaimo!

Here are four fun things to do in June:

On Sunday June 1st there's the Paddle-A-Thon taking place at Long Lake in Loudon Park.  The money being raised will be…

Things To Do This April In Nanaimo

The trees are starting to bud, tulips are starting to sprout, and Spring fever is definitely in the air.

After a long winter there's plenty to do in Nanaimo this April.  Here is a list of my top 3 favorites:

The 27th Annual Festival of…

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