Welcome to Festival Nanaimo 2016

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FREE FAMILY FUN - RAIN OR SHINE!
Saturday, April 2, 2016

9:30am-3:30pm • Downtown Nanaimo (12:30pm onward at Waterfront Pioneer Plaza)

9:30-12 noon: Pirate Disguises Create unique costume pieces
to embellish your costume - Art Lab at Nanaimo Art Gallery

11-12 noon: Pirates invade the Port Theatre & try all the instruments
of the orchestra at the Symphony’s Musical Instrument Zoo. Ages 6 & UP!

12 noon: Pirate Parade starts at the Port Theatre (walk or bike)
a Prize for the Best Costume & Best Decorated Bike!

12:30 Come hear the BC Boys Pirate Choir perform & Sing-A-Long!

12 noon-3:30pm: Come Meet the VI Raiders!

1:00-3:30pm: Other activities at PirateFest!

Dig for a Treasure in the Sand - by Donation
Face Painting by Beebop The Clown - by Donation
1:30pm Sword Fighting demonstrations by Nanaimo Theatre Group
Win Prize Tickets from TheatreOne’s Pirates
Shipwrecked Scavenger Hunt & Crafts at the Nanaimo Museum
11:30-4:30pm Pirate Activities at the Nanaimo Harbourfront Library

The Vancouver Island Symphony presents

 

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April’s Fool! Meet the court jesters of the classical music world; for more than 25 years, the members of Joe Trio have mixed together different music styles with wit, charm and virtuosity.

Read More about our "Music & Humour" Peformance HERE>>

You deserve a break so come stay with Us!

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Download a Copy of
Festival Nanaimo Event Program

or find it in the March issue
of Nanaimo Magazine and Voyager Magazine.

OTHER MARCH FESTIVITIES

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March Break Arts Events, Activities & Camps

Looking for something to keep your kids or yourself busy during the March Spring Break? Check out the various Events, Activities and Camps being offered in Nanaimo.

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Nanaimo Bar Sunday
March 20 • 1:30-4:30pm

A self-guided tour in your car or join the Greater Nanaimo Cycling Coalition’s “Sweet Ride” cycling tour. Special Offers from businesses on Nanaimo Bar Sunday!

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17th Annual Symphony of
Roses Day | March 16

Send a dozen roses to a friend, family member, work colleague on Symphony of Roses Day. Orders must be received by March 11th. Roses delivered on March 16th by volunteers.

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