Nanaimo’s Vintage Cars

Vancouver Island’s host to many vintage cars is the Nanaimo Car Show. Drawing ‘old’ cars from all over Vancouver Island we get to see quite a show. What is the difference between and ‘old’ car and a ‘vintage’ car? Well, you really need to see how amazing that some of these older cars are. Vintage cars are often owned by collectors that have either restored or have kept and older car in pristine co...

Family Fun at the Vancouver Island Exhibition (VIEX) Nanaimo BC

One of the highlights of the summer is attending the Vancouver Island Exhibition at the Beban Park Fair Grounds in Nanaimo, BC. This Vancouver Island annual country fair is a big hit for all ages.  The purpose of the VIEX is to bring the public together to further awareness of the agricultural community that is an important part of our everyday lives.

Get Silly at Nanaimo’s Annual Silly Boat Regatta

Here’s a perfect recipe for summer family fun: adults in ridicule-worthy costumes + handmade boats of dubious seaworthiness + goofy boat names + an acre of activities for the kiddies when they grow bored of watching adults act their shoe size.

Nanaimo: Charles Breth Presentation “Body of Evidence”

The Nanaimo Art Gallery is displaying the ceramic work of Saltspring based artist Charles Breth.  May 13 – August 20, 2011. Campus Gallery – 900 Fifth Street, Entrance 5D, Nanaimo, BC, Vancouver Island

Nanaimo Ballroom Dancing: Island Fantasy Ball – May 7 & 8, 2011

The Island Fantasy Ball - a spectacular showcase of Ballroom & Latin dance with top Canadian and International dancers.

Nanaimo: Bathtub Race Capital of the World

From an amazing start in 1967 as part of Nanaimo’s Centennial activities, the Bathtub race has become an annual event dubbed the Nanaimo “Great” International World Championship Bathtub Race along with a 4 day Nanaimo Marine Festival.

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