Angela Hovestad

Nanaimo Events – TheatreOne Presents: “God is a Scottish Drag Queen”

If you’re in need of a good laugh this coming weekend, look no further than Nanaimo! For two days only in town TheatreOne proudly presents “God is a Scottish Drag Queen”. The show is performed and written by Canadian comedian Mike Delamont, a 15-time “Best of the Fest” winner and 3-time Canadian Comedy Award Nominee. In what’s declared “one of the funniest stand-up routines ever” according to the ...

Courtenay Events – InCON Family Gaming Convention 2017

Geeks of Vancouver Island, unite! The InCON Family Gaming Convention returns this year to Courtenay, BC. There’s a lot to check out at this three-day event! This is just a sampling of what to expect at this year’s convention: The ever-popular Cosplay Costume Contest Special guests Info boots Special demos A wide variety of tournaments (miniatures, board games, computer games, console games, and Ma...

Sidney Events – Easter Vintage, Retro & Collectible Show/Sale

Love everything retro and vintage? Are you a giant fan of antique shopping? Looking to celebrate Easter in a different way than per usual? Then this is the event for you! For one day only in Sidney seasoned and novice collector enthusiasts alike can explore the Easter Vintage, Retro & Collectible Show/Sale. See if you can fill in the blank spot of your collection by exploring and shopping for this...

Nanaimo Events – The Second Annual Easter Egg Brawl

Why should kids have all the fun hunting for Easter eggs? Now that you’re an adult, we know there are fewer chances for that sort of fun now. That’s where The Proving Grounds comes in to change things up! The Easter Egg Brawl, Proving Grounds’ second annual event, is the first of its kind (that we’re aware of) to involve weapons in an Easter egg hunt. The rules sound simple enough: when they say g...

Qualicum Events – Milner Gardens Bunny Trail 2017

Looking to celebrate Easter with your children and grandchildren? Then you will all enjoy this special event held at Milner Gardens in Qualicum. This Easter weekend the annual Bunny Trail returns to these beautiful gardens. Children can pick up specially made maps containing clues to spotting the bunnies at the Welcome & Interpretive Centre. Once they’ve gone through the trail, they can return the...

Victoria Events – Shriners Variety Show 2017

If your life is in need of a little magic, you’re in luck! For one night only the McPherson Playhouse in Victoria will be host to Canada’s two most popular illusionists Murray Hatfield and Teresa. They are thrilled to be performing their annual Shriners Variety Show once more. Come join in at this family-friendly event for a night filled with mayhem, mischief, laughter, and yes – magic.  Some gues...

Victoria Events – Souper Bowls of Hope 2017

Come and be a community “souper hero” at the Victoria Youth Empowerment Society’s annual Souper Bowls of Hope event. This is a tasty lunchtime occasion that’s been put together for a great cause: to raise funds in support of homeless and youth at risk on the streets of Victoria’s downtown core. Have a bowl of soup made by Victoria’s master chefs while the talented teen group Vic High R&B Band play...

Duncan Events – Kids Carnival 2017

What a great way to spend a Saturday! If you and your family are around in Duncan or want to come down for the day, then this event should be a fun one – especially since it’s all about the kids! The Kids Carnival, held and organized by the Zoma Creative Classroom’s students, will feature all kinds of fun activities that both the kids and adults will enjoy, such as: A petting zoo Face painting Bal...

Victoria Events – Colour Your Palate 2017

It’s that time of the year again when chefs gather together for an evening of good food for a good cause. Colour Your Palate returns to Victoria BC for its tenth year in a row, where up to 15 chefs go head-to-head in this culinary and artsy competition/fundraiser for the artsREACH program. Chefs have received a full month in advance of this event to draw a top secret colour. Using that colour, the...

Victoria Events – Vancouver Island Pet Expo 2017

Pet owners rejoice! The Vancouver Island Pet Expo returns to Victoria BC for its seventh annual exhibition. It’s the ultimate weekend for pet food, pet treats, training, presentations, tricks, and so much more. It’s also known as the only show of its kind on the entire Island that’s dedicated to the education and entertainment for the public about the wonderful world of pets. The Pearkes Recreatio...

Chemainus Events – Chemainus Theatre Presents: “2 Pianos, 4 Hands”

Coming soon to the Chemainus Theatre is a comedy centered on music – no, not a musical itself, although there ARE pianos! “2 Hands, 4 Pianos” is about two men named Ted and Richard who have the same dream: to become great classical pianists. But that’s hard to do when you have pushy parents, weird piano teachers, crippling stage fright, all-consuming hours of practice, and agonizing examinations! ...

Gabriola Island Events – 8th Annual Isle of the Arts Festival

Come join in the celebration of Spring and creativity with fellow artists and art lovers on Gabriola Island! This April, the whole island will be featuring one of their favourite annual events, the Isle of the Arts Festival. For ten days expect to find all kinds of fun activities such as: Creative workshops Evening markets Literary readings and events Live concerts Professional development courses...

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