Posts Tagged ‘tourism nanaimo’

Dream. Feel. Paint. Art by Justina back for #MothersdayatVIM on May 10-11

Mother’s Day Market Justina will return at the Mothers Day Market at VIM selling her own original artwork & teaching FREE Art Workshops all weekend! (Schedule below) She has also organized a table for kids to come and paint freely anytime of the market… she is asking parents to supervise their kids while they paint…

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6 Reasons Vancouver Island Market Is Much More Than A Craft Market

Our market invites not only local talent (vendors) to our show, but we also invite local businesses, which aren’t covered by vendors fees. Your admission goes toward paying local businesses, such as musicians, workshop hosts, guest speakers, entertainment, etc. which is money that goes right back into our economy! We also use part of your…

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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…

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Author Reading: George Mercer at Vancouver Island Market

Guest Blogger and Author George Mercer As a self-published author writing the first fiction series about Canada’s national parks titled Dyed In The Green, I love going to markets where I can speak with readers not only about each of the parks featured in my novels, but their favourite parks and the reasons why they…

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Guest Speaker – Mark Schilling – Beekeeping on Vancouver Island

Builder of hand-crafted bee hives in winter, small-scale beekeeper in summer – it’s a life that Mark wouldn’t trade for anything. You also might know him as owner of Bee Furniture, a local company that offers hand-crafted honey bee hives, or through Nanaimo Beekeepers Club or various workshops, clinics and courses he’s hosted around the…

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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…

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Win 2 Passes to Exit-Nanaimo Escape Room worth $64

Now open in Nanaimo! Exit escape rooms are a fully immersive experience, guaranteed to challenge you. Do you have what it takes?!   We’ve partnered with Exit-Nanaimo to give you a chance to win 2 passes to their escape room, valued at $64.To enter:1) Leave a comment below on who you’d escape with2) Share this post on to…

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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…

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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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