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2019 SPECIAL EVENTS

Mysteries at the Nanaimo Museum
March 1-31, 2019 | Mon – Sat 10 pm – 5 pm
Nanaimo Museum, 100 Museum Way

New Exhibit. A safe-cracking ex-cop, a hanging and a spy are just a few of the mysteries.

Hours & Admission| 250-753-1821  | website

International Women’s Day Celebration at the Grand Hotel
March 3, 2019 | 2 pm – 4:30 pm | The Grand Hotel

Join us and Keynote speaker, Mitzi Dean, BC’s Parliamentary Secretary for Gender Equity, for a traditional afternoon tea in celebration of International Women’s Day 2019.

$30 (includes traditional afternoon tea)
RSVP: info@thegrandhotelnanaimo.ca| 250-758-2808  | website

Island Roots Farmers’ Market
March 6, 13, 20, 27  | 3 – 6 pm
Pleasant Valley Hall, 6100 Doumont Road

Join us every Wednesday for fresh local products produced on Vancouver Island. We are a make it, bake it, grow it, catch it market. Nanaimo’s only winter farmers’ market.

FREE EVENT EVERY WEDNESDAY | 250-816-5211 | website

Yellow Rose Luncheon to Celebrate International Woman’s Day
March 8, 2019  | 12 noon | Coast Bastion Hotel

Dr. Ivan Sayers presents: “Waisted Efforts”
Dr. Sayers will trace the gradual emancipation of women from restricted clothing in the 20th century and its parallels to social and political emancipation.

Tickets in advance only $35 |  tickets | 250-754-0177 | website

Soul Work: the Spirit of Creativity Retreat
March 7 – 10, 2019 | 3-day residential retreat
Bethlehem Centre

Delve into your individual creative motivations and lay the foundation for increased openness toward your creative spirit in this 3-day workshop for all levels, with Nan Goodship and Murray Groom.

Residential – Includes: tuition, materials, accommodation and meals (3 nights) $625.00
Commuter – Includes: tuition, materials and meals (9 meals starting with dinner on Thursday evening). $415.00
250-754-2354 | website

Vancouver Island Spring Market
March 30 – 31, 2019 | 10am – 6pm & 10am – 5pm
Nanaimo North Town Centre (formerly Sears building)

The largest craft market in Nanaimo featuring over 150 local handmade vendors. Food trucks, liquor sales, free educational workshops, giveaways and more. VIM members receive $2 off admission.

Tickets: $5 at the door and kids under 12 are free or online
250-797-1218 | website