Posts Tagged ‘festivals and events’

Children’s Book Reading with Lindsay Ford (Sunday 12-2pm)

Lindsay Ford is the author and illustrator for Bread + Clutter Books: A revolutionary children’s book series that is changing the way we think of the world, and the people in it. The Awkward + Awesome children’s book series celebrates real people and their uniquely amazing stories, however strange or odd they may be. Stories…

Read More

Author Reading – Margarita Romano

I am over the moon to announce another inspiring speaker at our event on Saturday, March 30th from 2pm-3pm – Margarita Romano. I came across her book through a pivotal change in my life – I’m turning 40 this year and I’m learning to love myself more and let go of the things I cannot…

Read More

Friday Fashion Show with Urban Baby Apparel & Simply Straight Forward Clothing

Local vendors showcasing their fashion line at VIM Stage 2  (through Mall Entrance) Friday 3pm-3:15pm What’s better than watching a fashion show with apparel from well known brands? A Fashion Show from well loved LOCAL brands from Urban Baby Apparel & Simply Straight Forward Clothing!! Our two amazing VIM vendors, Urban Baby Apparel and Simply…

Read More

VIM celebrates Creativity and Community with Cosplay

The countdown is on for our winter market happening this December 14-16 and our line up of vendors, workshops, and entertainers is nothing short of amazing.   And adding to our line up on Saturday, December 15th will feature our guests from NPC and Phenomacon who will be hosting a costume contest based on our theme…

Read More

VIP Family Pass to our Grow Bake and Make Show

Congratulations to Melissa Harris!  You just a VIP Family Pass at Vancouver Island Market.  Woohoo.. happy dance.   We will see  you there.    Enjoy 3 days of fun at Vancouver Island Winter Market on December 14-16 at Nanaimo North Town Centre.   Your Itinerary includes: Family Pass for up to a family of 5 VIP parking…

Read More

Craig McKee of Bespoke Shows

The unique magic of Craig McKee – a magic show that has equal parts of laughter, wonder, and fun mixed with 20 years of experience as a VIP entertainer! This interactive event will showcase some of his time-honoured reputation makers unique to his show, and a presentation style focused on fun! Preview this magician at…

Read More

Vancouver Island Market Throwback!

At Vancouver Island Market, we are committed to bringing you the best of Vancouver Island’s growers, bakers and makers to our local community. We have partnered with Tourism Vancouver Island to share with you this throwback and the launch of our winter market campaign. Stay tuned for more upcoming giveaways, collaborations and the story behind…

Read More

5 Reasons You Can’t Afford to Miss this Winter’s VIM this Holiday Season

With holiday season upon us and our local makers busy creating their craft for our much anticipated grow, bake and make show, we asked Robbie Stroud of RobbArt Boutique to write a bit about why supporting local makers and coming to our market especially this December is important.  Written by Robbie Stroud, RobbArt Boutique 1. Exclusive gift…

Read More