What’s Up This Week: Oct. 6 – 12, 2015

Featured Event: 19th Annual Gabriola Island Thanksgiving Studio Tour (Saturday through Monday) 

More than 55 studios on beautiful Gabriola Island will open their doors on Thanksgiving weekend to welcome the public. From art for your wall to art for your hand, the Gabriola Studio Tour includes artists working in many media: glass, photography, acrylics, watercolour, jewellery, illustration, basketry, leatherwork, sculpture, mixed media, textiles, wood and more—there’s something for everyone! At many of the studios, the artists will be at work demonstrating their technique, whether that be glassblowing, painting, tie-dye, felting, mosaics, silversmithing, ceramics and more. Explore Gabriola’s artsy side over the weekend and get inspired by the art and creativity on display. The entry to all studios is free of charge, open from 10:00am to 5:00pm. For more information on participating artists and studios please visit their website HERE.

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TUESDAY OCTOBER 6TH

9:00am-1:00pm: Ladysmith Fall Farmers Market, 49th Parallel Grocery (Cedar), FREE

10:00-11:00am: NS3’s Science Studio (Drop-In), 3004 Departure Bay Road, $4/child

10:00am-6:00pm: McNab’s Corn Maze and hayrides, $8/adult $5/child

6:00-8:00pm: Eat Drink Learn: Cheese Making 101-Mozza, Lucky’s Liquor Store, $60/adult

7:00pm: On The Dock: Brandon Stone, Mike Bauche, Young Plantz (live music), Dinghy Dock Pub, $20 (incl. ferry)

8:00pm-10:00pm: The Incompleat Folksinger by Pete Seeger, Malaspina Theatre (VIU), $20/advance $25/door

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WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 7TH

10:00-11:00am: NS3’s Science Studio (Drop-In), 3004 Departure Bay Road, $4/child

10:00am-6:00pm: McNab’s Corn Maze and hayrides, $8/adult $5/child

4:00-6:30 pm: Bowen Road Farmers Market at Beban Park.

7:00-9:00pm: Wine Wednesdays (live music), Marina’s Tavern and Pizza, FREE

7:00-9:00pm: Herbicidal Maniacs “live” in concert, The Queens, $6/door

8:00pm-10:00pm: The Incompleat Folksinger by Pete Seeger, Malaspina Theatre (VIU), $20/advance $25/door

Credit: NS3

Credit: NS3

THURSDAY OCTOBER 8TH

10:00-11:00am and 3:00-5:00pm: NS3’s Science Studio (Drop-In), 3004 Departure Bay Road, $4/child (adults free)

10:00am-6:00pm: McNab’s Corn Maze and hayrides, $8/adult $5/child

8:00pm: Live at Longwood, Longwood Brew Pub, FREE

8:00pm-10:00pm: The Incompleat Folksinger by Pete Seeger, Malaspina Theatre (VIU), $20/advance $25/door

Credit: Pete Seeger

Credit: Pete Seeger

FRIDAY OCTOBER 9TH

10:00am-4:00pm: Morningstar Bison Ranch Tours, train ride $20/adult $5/child.

10:00am-6:00pm McNab’s Corn Maze and hayrides, $8/adult $5/child

12:00-4:00 pm Bastion Waterfront Farmers Market, next to the Bastion. FREE

5:00-9:00pm Oktoberfest at Fairwinds, Benz Lounge, Patio & Bistro (Nanoose), $27/adult

7:00 & 9:00pm: The Laugh Lounge, Old City Station Pub, $10/per show

8:00-10:00pm: Clinton Fearon: Jamaican reggae solo acoustic (live), The Queens, $15/advance $17/door

Credit: Clinton Fearon

Credit: Clinton Fearon

SATURDAY OCTOBER 10TH

9:00am-12:00pm: NS3’s Science Studio (Drop-In), 3004 Departure Bay Road, $4/child

10:00am-4:00 pm Morningstar Bison Ranch Tours, train ride $20/adult $5/child.

10:0am-4:00pm: Nanoose Bay Studio Tour, Various locations (Nanoose), FREE

10:00am-5:00pm: 19th Annual Thanksgiving Studio Tour, Gabriola, FREE *See information under Featured Event*

10:00am-6:00pm: McNab’s Corn Maze and hayrides, $8/adult $5/child

7:30pm-11:00pm: Fox Glove and Nat (live music), Tiger Mountain Music (Lantzville), $15/adult

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SUNDAY OCTOBER 11TH

10:00am-2:00pm: Cedar Farmers Market at the Crow and Gate Pub Field in Cedar.

10:00am-4:00pm: Morningstar Bison Ranch Tours, train ride $20/adult $5/child.

10:00am-4:00pm: Nanoose Bay Studio Tour, Various locations (Nanoose), FREE

10:00am-5:00pm: 19th Annual Thanksgiving Studio Tour, Gabriola, FREE *See information under featured event*

10:00am-6:00pm: McNab’s Corn Maze and hayrides, $8/adult $5/child

10:30am-2:30pm: Mozzarella and Chevre Cheese Making Corse, Gabriola Island, $95/person, pls call 250-247-8635

1:30-4:00 pm: Lantzville Farmers Market, St. Phillip’s Church (Lantzville), FREE

Credit: Harbour City Seniors

Credit: Harbour City Seniors

MONDAY OCTOBER 12th

10:00am-4:00pm: Nanoose Bay Studio Tour, Various locations (Nanoose), FREE

10:00am-5:00pm: 19th Annual Thanksgiving Studio Tour, Gabriola, FREE *See information under featured event*

10:00am-6:00pm McNab’s Corn Maze and hayrides, $8/adult $5/child

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For more local events, visit www.tourismnanaimo.com/events

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