Angela Hovestad

Victoria Winter Events – Community Xmas Social and Potluck Dinner

Are you not sure what to do this Christmas? Are you by yourself or don’t have anything except microwaved tofurkey to look forward to for Christmas dinner? Ditch that idea and instead come join the Community Xmas Social and Potluck Dinner. This event brings everyone together who are without family in town, who doesn’t get along with their family, and who are just looking for a bar that is open for ...

Duncan Winter Events – Boreal Collective Winter Fair 2017

This annual mid-winter event is an amazing showcase of innovative makers and designers, talented creative minds, and even some tantalizing food! The Boreal Collective Winter Fair will feature 40 unique vendors from all over Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands within the Cowichan Valley, offering a one-of-a-kind shopping experience. We’re sure you’ll find something beautiful and handmade while sh...

Victoria Winter Events – Oh What a Night!

Come join the McPherson Playhouse in Victoria for an evening filled with music! “Oh What a Night!” is an internationally renowned tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. They’ll be celebrating the Christmas season with this brand new show that will definitely create some “holiday sparkle”. Expect to be warmed up with some of the most popular songs from the fast-paced tribute to Frankie Vall...

Duncan Winter Events – The Nutcracker

Do you love the music and story of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker? This year, the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre in Duncan proudly present this holiday favourite, performed by the Royal City Youth Ballet. From the moment the lights dim, you’ll be transported to a world of wonder and magic set to Tchaikovsky’s iconic music. Wily mice are thwarted by toy soldiers and many a ballerina will reveal a ma...

Cobble Hill Winter Events – Boxing Day Brunch at Merridale

Hungry? Come for Merridale Ciderworks’s Boxing Day Brunch for a unique change of pace! Let the kitchen staff at Merridale take care of the cooking and cleaning while you take care of more important business: spending quality time with your friends, family, and loved ones, while scoring some amazing Christmassy deals as well as taking a breather from the holiday rush! Merridale’s gastropub will be ...

Qualicum Winter Events – Last Minute Shopper’s Craft Fair

Have you been waiting until the last minute to get your Christmas shopping done this year? Are you still struggling with gift ideas for your loved ones? This craft fair event may help you! For one day only there will be a Last Minute Shopper’s Craft Fair located in the community hall in Qualicum BC. Over 22 vendors have come to help you match up gifts for those loved ones still remaining on your C...

Nanaimo Winter Events – 11th Annual Yellowpoint Christmas Spectacular

The Yellowpoint Christmas Spectacular returns! Join in the fun in Nanaimo this year for this festive event taking place at the Port Theatre downtown. Now in its 11th year, the YCS has become a family tradition within central Vancouver Island. Come and see for yourself this celebration of the Christmas season, which will include an extravaganza of music, dancing, Christmas lights, and decorations. ...

Mount Washington Winter Events – Winter Wonderland

Are you dreaming of a white Christmas this year? If it’s not snowing already, make this your year to have one! The Mount Washington Alpine Resort presents their Winter Wonderland event, lasting from mid-December till the start of the new year! This is your chance to enjoy Christmas with family and friends along with, yes, snow! There will be skiing, riding, snow tubing, visits from Santa, and othe...

Courtenay Winter Events – 3rd Annual Holiday Resort Walk

  Looking for something festive to do this year? Are you planning to visit or do you live in Courtenay and the Comox Valley? This event may be right up your alley! The Crown Isle’s annual Holiday Resort Walk returns this year bringing all sorts of delightful things to do for those looking to get into the Christmas spirit! Each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday this December you can visit the resort to ...

Courtenay Winter Events – Garden Lights & Santa’s Barn

Have you ever wondered if there are any gardens open during the Christmas season besides Butchart Gardens? Well, there is! From December 1 until the 23rd Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens in Courtenay will be open for the Christmas season. Come and visit Santa on the weekends at Santa’s Barn – he’ll be around from 11am until 4pm! During the week if you’re waiting for Santa to arrive, you can take a l...

Sidney Winter Events – Sidney Sparkles Christmas Parade

Are you visiting Sidney BC this Christmas? Want to get started with celebrating this festive time of the year? Come and check out the annual Sidney Sparkles Christmas Parade then, only on Sunday December 3! The parade will begin at 5pm and run through the centre of town along Beacon Avenue. It lasts about an hour, so if you want to watch the fun while outside be sure to dress warmly! The route of ...

Port Alberni Winter Events – 2017 Great Sail Past & Light Up

Are you stumped on how to get into the festive mood? Do you live in or want a reason to visit Port Alberni BC? Maybe this event can help! On December 3 the annual Great Sail Part & Light Up will be held starting at 5pm in Harbour Quay. A barbecue will be held from 5pm to 7:30pm, featuring hot chocolate and hot dogs (by donation to the AV Hospice) and chili and buns from the AV Shelter. Live music ...

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