2017 SIGNATURE EVENTS

Kiran Ahluwalia promo photo

March 1, 2017
KIRAN AHLUWALIA

A Port Theatre Spotlight Series presentation

JUNO award-winning artist Kiran Ahluwalia is a unique and inspiring performer whose legion of fans continues to grow with every captivating performance.

7:30pm | Port Theatre | Purchase Tickets
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March 2, 2017
THE CELTIC TENORS

presented by Festival Nanaimo & Mary Winspear Centre

A relaxing and wonderful evening’s entertainment is guaranteed.

7:30pm | Port Theatre | Purchase Tickets
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March 3, 2017
WEE TIPPLE PARTY

14th ANNUAL WEE TIPPLE PARTY
Nanaimo’s Scotch Whisk(e)y Festival

7:00pm | The Grand Hotel | Purchase Tickets
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March 17, 2017
LUCKY IRISH SPIRIT

Vancouver Island Symphony presents a
St. Paddy's Day Celebration featuring Guest Artists, Rant Maggie Rant!

7:30pm | Port Theatre | Purchase Tickets
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David Gogo promo photo

March 18, 2017
DAVID GOGO'S BIRTHDAY
BLUES BASH

Presented by Festival Nanaimo

Celebrate with David and his buddies, Shawn Hall, David Vest, Shaun Verreault in a Blues Extravaganza

7:30pm | Port Theatre | Purchase Tickets
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March 19, 2017
HOPS & HOUNDS

Presented Festival Nanaimo & Pacific Island Entertainment

Beer Tasting & and Nanaimo's Biggest Dog Group Photo 2017

2pm-4pm | Maffeo Sutton Park
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March 23, 2017
SYMPHONY SOUNDBITES

MOZART SPIRIT

Festival Nanaimo presents Symphony SoundBites featuring the most popular composer of all time, MOZART! One Hour Show with Appetizers at 5pm or Dessert following the 7:15pm show.

5 or 7:15pm | Port Theatre | Purchase Tickets
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Lion Bear Fox Album promo image

March 25, 2017
LION BEAR FOX
HOMETOWN CD LAUNCH PARTY

presented by Festival Nanaimo & Got Pop?

Get set, GROWL! Come celebrate Lion Bear Fox new release
“Battle Of Me” off their new self-titled debut album.

7:30pm | Port Theatre | Purchase Tickets
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2:30pm | Port Theatre | Purchase Tickets
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OTHER MARCH EVENTS

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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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3rd Annual PirateFest
March 22-25

Ahoy Mates! 2017 PirateFest is 4 days packed full of pirating fun and adventures. The Purple Pirate brings his fantastic show to the Port Theatre on the PirateFest Day!

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18th Annual Symphony of
Roses Day | March 22

Send a dozen roses to a friend, family member, work colleague on Symphony of Roses Day. Orders must be received by March 17th. Roses delivered on March 22nd by volunteers.

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