Family Friendly Events

Saturday, December 23rd

Photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus

Saturday, December 23, 2017 - 11:00am | Children, Family Friendly

Come and have your picture taken with Mr. and Mrs. Claus!

Kitty Coleman Garden Lights and Santa's Barn

Saturday, December 23, 2017 - 11:00am | Children, Community, Family Friendly

Carol walks with Cantiamo Chamber Ensemble Dates: Dec. 21st 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmAdmission: $10.00 Santa's Barn Visits with SantaDates: Weekends: Dec. 9-10, 16-17, 21-22-2311:00 am – 4:00 pm Garden Lights & Santa's Barn Every night, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pmDates: Dec. 1st – 23rd

Santa at Driftwood Mall

Saturday, December 23, 2017 - 11:00am | Children, Community, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Free, Markets, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion

Visit Santa Claus at Driftwood Mall December 1-23.  12-4pm weekdys, 11am-4pm Saturday & Sunday. Picture from http://maxpixel.freegreatpicture.com

Games & Grounds Saturday Events

Saturday, December 23, 2017 - 12:00pm | Children, Community, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Teens

Games and Grounds Saturday's Events starts 12pm with Drop-in Casual Play Magic: The Gathering. 12:30pm- Standard Showdown - Amonkhet. 6:30pm, Booster Draft. 7pm, Board Game Meetup.  Texas Hold'em-`1st Sat 6pm. For a full calendar and description, visit the Games and Grounds website calendar.

Winter Wonderland

Saturday, December 23, 2017 - 1:00pm | Children, Family Friendly, Health & Fitness, Seniors, Sports, Teens

Arena #1 is transformed into a winter wonderland every year by our skate staff. For a week this space becomes magical and is decorated with trees, lights and other seasonal cheer. Shinny hockey players will get to enjoy a 1/3rd of the rink and experience what it’s like to play pond hockey while...

Anne of Green Gables - The Musical

Saturday, December 23, 2017 - 2:00pm | Arts, Entertainment, Family Friendly

Follow Anne Shirley as she warms the hearts of the population of Avonlea at the turn of the 20th century. We share her hopes and dreams, her conflicts, her disasters and her fulfillment. The place is Prince Edward Island, the time is 1905. Anne Shirley is an unwanted orphan who seizes her one...

Red & Green Swim

Saturday, December 23, 2017 - 2:00pm | Children, Family Friendly

Candy canes for anyone wearing a red or green swim suit! Lots of red and green activities planned including the jello slide, strawberry syrup squirt, candy cane hockey and gingerbread splat. Dates: Saturday, Dec. 23 Times: 2:00-4:00 PM Cost: Regular Admission

2017 Light Up at the Filberg

Saturday, December 23, 2017 - 5:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free

Join us this holiday season for the most wonderful time of the year in Filberg Park. As the sun goes down, the christmas lights in the Park take center stage for all to enjoy. The Park will be open late daily until 9pm from November 25th, 2017 to January 1, 2018. There is no set start time. Come as...

Tidings: Allison Crowe w. Céline Sawchuk & Super Special Guests

Saturday, December 23, 2017 - 7:30pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Major Events, Music, Seniors, Teens

Amazing Allison Crowe, (vocals, piano, guitar, fiddle & bodhran) & exquisite cellist/vocalist Celine Sawchuk join a cavalcade of Nanaimo's finest young talent to bring “Tidings” – stirring together traditional Christmas and holiday favourites from English, French and German repertoire...

Sunday, December 24th

Winter Wonderland

Sunday, December 24, 2017 - 1:00pm | Children, Family Friendly, Health & Fitness, Seniors, Sports, Teens

Arena #1 is transformed into a winter wonderland every year by our skate staff. For a week this space becomes magical and is decorated with trees, lights and other seasonal cheer. Shinny hockey players will get to enjoy a 1/3rd of the rink and experience what it’s like to play pond hockey while...

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