Posts Tagged ‘nanaimo’

Sharing our passion through Orchids

Central Vancouver Island Orchid Society The CVIOS was started about 30 years ago by orchid enthusiasts who wanted to share their knowledge and promote the fascinating and diverse world of orchid growing.  We have monthly meetings with presentations on orchid culture and displays of members’ orchids currently in bloom.  We have an annual orchid show…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Vancouver Island Market – Inaugural Spring Grow, Bake, and Handmade Show

On March 30th, 2018 and March 31st, 2018, Vancouver Island Market hosted its first 100% local #growbakemakeshow. Our Spring Kick Off event was a huge success with over 18,000 shoppers visited our show. We hosted over 70 plus vendors throughout the mall and in our POP UP Shop.  Our market took place at Nanaimo North…

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