2018 SIGNATURE EVENTS

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March 8, 2018
Double Bill: Alex Cuba & Alejandra Ribera

A Port Theatre Spotlight Series presentation

An incredible musical double-bill brings together two award-winning artists. Latin Grammy and JUNO award-winner Alex Cuba and award-winning pop and jazz singer-songwriter Alejandra.

7:30pm | Port Theatre | Purchase Tickets  | READ MORE HERE


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March 10, 2018
THE KIDS CONFERENCE

PARENTS AND CHILDREN, come explore with us the third annual KIDS CONFERENCE

The Kid’s Conference is focused on bridging the gap between all economic backgrounds, and promoting a future for all children. Featuring entertainment, speakers, vendors and more.

9:30am - 4:30pm | The Nanaimo Conference Centre | Admission: FREE | READ MORE HERE


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March 10, 2018
WEE TIPPLE PARTY

Crimson Coast Dance presents the 16th ANNUAL WEE TIPPLE PARTY - Nanaimo’s Scotch Whisk(e)y Festival with the Grand Hotel

A perfect pairing in every way, the evening offers elegance, fine samplings, delicious hors d’oeuvres, live music with great auction items.

7:00pm | The Grand Hotel | Purchase Tickets  |  READ MORE HERE


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March 11, 2018
DOUBLE BILL: Ann Mortifee and Rick Scott & Nico Rhodes

Festival Nanaimo presents

Two of BC's most beloved artists join forces for a double bill of spirit, vitality and groove.

2:30pm | Port Theatre | Purchase Tickets
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March 16, 2018
PAVLO IN CONCERT

Presented by Festival Nanaimo

Back by popular demand, Pavlo will perform music from his second PBS special "Live in Kastoria" Greece.

7:30pm | Port Theatre | Purchase Tickets
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March 17, 2018
ST. PADDY'S DAY CONCERTS
with John McDermott

Vancouver Island Symphony celebrates St. Paddy's Day with tenor, John McDermott

Legendary Scottish-Canadian tenor, John McDermott joins the Vancouver Island Symphony for two heart-warming shows featuring Irish and Scottish favourites.

3:00pm & 7:30pm | Port Theatre | Purchase Tickets  | READ MORE HERE


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March 18, 2018
2nd Annual HOPS & HOUNDS

Presented by Festival Nanaimo & Pacific Island Entertainment

Beer Tasting & Bring your dog and be part of Nanaimo's Biggest Dog Group Photo 2018

12pm-3pm | Maffeo Sutton Park
READ MORE HERE


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March 22, 2018
HAPPY HOUR! SYMPHONY SOUNDBITES

MOZART AND SCHUBERT

2 one-hour shows (5:30pm & 7:15pm) with Appetizer Bites at 5pm or Dessert Bites at 8:15pm.

5 or 7:15pm | Port Theatre
Purchase Tickets | READ MORE HERE


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March 23, 2018
NANAIMO BAR DAY

Hit the Nanaimo Bar Trail, Take a Nanaimo Bar Run or Walk!

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March 23, 2018
4th ANNUAL PirateFEST!

Join the Pirating Fun at Country Club Centre (Pirate Headquarters) at the 4th Annual PirateFEST! A week of activities leading up to PirateFEST Day in Nanaimo on March 24th

Country Club Centre | READ MORE HERE


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