Angela Hovestad

Tofino & Ucluelet Winter Events – Storm Watching Season

The District of Ucluelet issued a warning to beachgoers regarding the extreme height of the waves during a storm this year on October 19 & 20. You know what that means… it’s finally storm watching season in Tofino and Ucluelet! This winter, make it the time to watch a storm unfold in action on Canada’s west coast. This is an incredible sight to behold during Vancouver Island’s rainiest season of t...

Nanaimo Fall Events – An Evening with Leonard Cohen

Vancouver Island Symphony proudly presents “An Evening with Leonard Cohen”, where Canada’s great songwriter is given a fresh voice in this moving tribute to the late artist. The star of this tribute will be internationally renowned soprano Patricia O’Callaghan, who is widely recognized as the sublime performer of Leonard Cohen’s best songs. Her striking onstage presence and instant connection with...

Nanaimo Fall Events – A Day of Remembrance at Nanaimo Harbourfront

Join the Nanaimo Harbourfront Library this year to commemorate Remembrance Day. Crafts for kids will be available all day long. If you’d like to tell your Remembrance Day story, tell it and it will be recorded for the library’s local oral history collection. At 1:30pm there will be a very special Virtual Reality exhibit where you can explore the various Canadian War Memorials. An author reading wi...

Nanaimo Fall Events – “Run in Fields”

“Run in Fields” is a funny, passionate, and brand new play about higher education, lower impulses, and learning. The play was created by internationally-produced playwright and Vancouver Island University CREW instructor Frank Moher. It will feature Terry Lynn Boyle, Larissa Coser, Neil Gallagher, and Steve Hill, and it is directed by Frank Moher. Come see its premiere at the Harbour City Theatre ...

Victoria Fall Events – Victoria Symphony Presents: Fresh Off the Press

Come and discover the hottest music, fresh off the press from the most exciting creators and innovators to date, from the Victoria Symphony! Coming right off of a performance in Vancouver for the International Society of Contemporary Music World Days, the Victoria Symphony will perform a craft-curated concept of contemporary music from all around the world. The event will star conductor Bill Linwo...

Nanaimo Fall Events – Nanaimo Concert Band’s Annual Fall Concert

Have you ever seen the Nanaimo Concert Band perform live? Make this fall your opportunity to do so! This year marks the band’s 145th anniversary. They will be celebrating this momentous occasion with music! Their Fall Concert, which will be held at the Port Theatre, will highlight Canada’s best composers and arrangements in a joint celebration of Canada’s 150th as well as the Concert Band’s 145th....

Parksville Fall Events – World Craft Bazaar

Want to get some shopping done that is not only Fair Trade but also benefits people in nations around the world? This fair may be up your alley! The Parksville/Qualicum KAIROS presents their World Craft Bazaar, an opportunity for Fair Trade organizations to spread awareness and raise funds that support several worthwhile projects and groups around the globe. There will be over 20 vendors who suppo...

Port Alberni Fall Events – The Comic Strippers

This fictitious troupe of male strippers try their best to be sexy yet fail in every way. The guys are oiled up, semi-dressed, and ready to make you laugh.The Comic Strippers is a ‘ The Comic Strippers is a ‘sexylicious’ event has resulted in sold-out shows throughout Canada and even Australia. It’s so popular that it’s become a Canadian Comedy Awards winner for the best touring live show in Canad...

Cobble Hill Fall Events – Busy Elves First Craft Fair

Planning on visiting Cobble Hill, or looking for something to do? Come check out the many local artisans and craftsmen at the Busy Elves First Craft Fair! This annual event offers the chance to get started on holiday shopping while looking for something extra nice for your loved ones. This weekend will host a home-style seasonal fair set in the Community Hall, a heritage building in the heart of r...

Victoria Fall Events – Halloween Trick or Treating at the Market

Calling all boys and ghouls, ghosts and goblins… the Victoria Public Market at the Hudson has some treats in store for you! Bring your little costumed ones over to the market on October 30 & 31 for some trick or treating in the Market this year. All of the market’s permanent vendors will have treats available for trick-or-treaters. Vote for your favourite Jack ‘o lantern along your way, as all of ...

Chemainus Fall Events – Annual Kids Halloween Party

Want to celebrate Halloween while you’re in Chemainus? The Legion has you and your kids covered! Come join in the fun at this annual and family-friendly Halloween Party held at and by the Chemainus Legion HQ. There will be free hot dogs, free candy, and yes, there will even be a Halloween costume contest. Great prizes can be won for all ages! All prizes and food for the event will be donated by th...

Courtenay Fall Events – Halloween Parade & Party

A howling good time is in store for kids at the annual Halloween Parade and Party on October 31 in Courtenay! This free event is available for children ages 11 and younger with a caregiver. The parade will go from 4pm to 4:45pm, marching through Downtown Courtenay. Collect treats along the way! When the parade is over, head over to the Lewis Centre for the party which will feature many Halloween c...

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