Community Events

Saturday, June 24th

Painter's Lodge Annual Women's Salmon Fishing Derby

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 7:00am | Community, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Food & Drink, Health & Fitness, Major Events, Sports

Attended by women from across North America, competing for prizes and participating in numerous exciting events.  It is impossible to put into words the camraderie and fun that goes into this weekend.  We are proud to welcome many guests over and over again for this event, as well as new and...

2017 Island Summer Games

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 8:45am | Charity Fundraiser, Community, Festivals, Food & Drink, Hockey, Sports

The whole island is invited to join the largest Amateur Sports & Entertainment Festival. Island Summer Games gives players of all skill levels & abilities to be center stageas as well as bring the community together by engaging with and supporting local charities, businesses and amateur...

32nd Annual Miners Memorial Weekend

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 9:00am | Arts, Charity Fundraiser, Children, Community, Education, Entertainment, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Major Events, Music, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

Miners Memorial Weekend June 22-24. For 32 years the Cumberland Museum and Archives has co-hosted an annual commemoration of fallen workers, highlighting labour history and contemporary labour issues. All are welcome to join us for this important weekend of solidarity, celebration and remembrance...

Comox Valley Farmers' Market

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 9:00am | Children, Community, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free, Health & Fitness, Markets, Music, Seniors

Local food heaven! Everything from beef,lamb and bison, poultry and pork to water buffalo and rabbit, fish and seafood and hundreds of varieties of veggies and fruits as they come into season. Along with eggs,honey,yogurt,preserves,pasta, take home meals, healthy body products and baking of all...

Denman Island Farmers' Markets

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 9:30am | Arts, Business, Children, Community, Entertainment, Environment, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free, Health & Fitness, Music, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion, Teens

Denman Island Farmer’s Market Starts back up!: Saturday's, 9:30am-12:30pm. You’ll find a wide range of fresh island produce, baked goods, gift items and more. It’s held on the grass field beside the Marcus Isbister Old School Centre at 5901 Denman Road, with the Island’s Recycling Depot right next...

9th Annual Pet Lovers Lane ~ Trade Show

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 10:00am | Community, Markets, Shopping & Fashion

The Pet Lovers Lane Annual Trade Show…for the love of pets ~ now in its 9th year!  From just over 200 visitors the first year to an expected 900+ this year, this Pet Trade Show continues to grow!  It is the only one of its kind in the Valley and is eagerly awaited by both vendors and pet lovers...

Food For Thought at the Potters Place Gallery

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 10:00am | Arts, Business, Community, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free

Celebrating 25 years as a clay collective, the Potters Place Gallery invites you to our Food for Thought Exhibit. Members past and present are making individual place settings shown which are shown throuhout the Gallery. Come feast your eyes on this beautiful work. The show is on for the month of...

The Book of Changes: Notes and Gestures Exhibition

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 10:00am | Arts, Community, Education, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Free

The exhibition of Ted Goodden, ceramic sculptures, and Cornelia Hoogland, poems, is a collaboration. Specifically, these artists are responding through image and text to the 64 hexagrams contained in the ancient book of wisdom, the I Ching, or Book of Changes.  The I Ching itself is a collaborative...

Spring into Summer Market

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 10:00am | Arts, Community, Food & Drink, Markets

Black Creek kicks off its first Spring Market this June featuring Black Creek & Area crafters, artisans and small businesses including jewelry, pottery, body care, clothing, arts & crafts, baked goods and other fabulous items to kick off the summer!

How I Long to See You

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 10:00am | Arts, Children, Community, Education, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Free, Major Events, Seniors, Teens

HOW I LONG TO SEE YOU Exhibit opens for the summer at HAMM. Located at 625 Cliffe Avenue, Courtenay this exhibit focuses on the stories of Canadians, many of which were from British Columbia, who fought and died during the Great War in Europe. Admission is by donation. HAMM is open Tuesday -...