Education Events

Friday, October 20th

Wine Tasting at 40 Knots Vineyard and Estate Winery

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 1:00pm | Business, Community, Education, Food & Drink, Free

Our Cellar Tasting Lounge and Wine Shop is a wonderful place to stop by for an afternoon visit with friends. Enjoy complimentary tastings.  We carry a full array of local specialty gifts including our own Vino Skin Care Line.  Also visit our Interpretive Trail Stroll through our vineyard and learn...

Trickfit Dog Trick Classes

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 6:00pm | Community, Education, Family Friendly, Health & Fitness, Talks & Workshops

Trickfit is a condensed, 4 class program that was designed to help keep your dog fit, trim, and well behaved by providing exercise and loads of interactive mental stimulation. Not only will the carefully developed exercises help your dog to stay fit and happy, but they will help to develop...

Saturday, October 21st

FoodSafe Level 1 Course

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 9:00am | Education, Food & Drink

Vancouver Island's Top Choice for food safety courses! We will be teaching a FOODSAFE Level 1 course in Courtenay on September 30, 2017 and again on October 21, 2017. At the end of the course is an exam which when successfully completed, gives you your FOODSAFE Level 1 certification. Our...

VIU ElderCollege 'Saturday Speakers' Series Achieving Global Sustainability: A Decent Life For All - Global Climate Change & Sustainable Development

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 10:00am | Community, Education, Environment, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

Vancouver Island University – ElderCollege 2017 'Saturday Speakers' Series, Achieving Global Sustainability: A Decent Life For All, It's Up To Us with a presentation by Dr. Dale Bent titled Global Climate Change & Sustainable Development from 10am to noon at the Nanoose Place...

Comox Valley Farmers' Market

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 10:00am | Children, Community, Education, Entertainment, Environment, 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...

Pumpkin Patch at Shamrock farm

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 10:00am | Children, Community, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Food & Drink, Free, Major Events, Markets, Teens

Giant PUMPKIN PATCH at Shamrock Farm is open October 1st – 31st, 10am to 5pm, including Thanksgiving Monday. 30 varieties of pumpkins and squash including rare U-Pick Pumpkins. Indoor Pumpkin Barn. Resident Farm Animals. Elaborate displays of both real and animatronic pumpkins will be on display...

Comox Valley Farmers' Market

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 10:00am | Children, Community, Education, Entertainment, Environment, 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...

Art in The Trees

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 1:00pm | Arts, Community, Education

Trees symbolize so many things: strength, beauty, community…..Here is an opportunity to explore your inner artist and go home with your own masterpiece. Larissa McLean will lead you on an art journey to explore the concept in fluid acrylic and mixed media: If you were a tree, what kind of tree...

Wine Tasting at 40 Knots Vineyard and Estate Winery

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 1:00pm | Business, Community, Education, Food & Drink, Free

Our Cellar Tasting Lounge and Wine Shop is a wonderful place to stop by for an afternoon visit with friends. Enjoy complimentary tastings.  We carry a full array of local specialty gifts including our own Vino Skin Care Line.  Also visit our Interpretive Trail Stroll through our vineyard and learn...

ValleyFamilies - Island Bison Ranch Tour

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 2:00pm | Children, Community, Education, Environment, Family Friendly, Free

Join the Black Creek Community Centre for a tour of the Island Bison Ranch farm! Please register in advance by calling Black Creek Community Association at 250-337-5190. ValleyFamilies is a range of family-friendly activities hosted by a variety of community organizations and local businesses from...

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