November Events


1 BENEFIT BRIDGE & LUNCHEON Canadian Federation of University Women Cowichan Valley
Door Prizes Cash Bridge Prizes Proceeds Toward Scholarship/Bursary Awards Duncan Christian Reformed Church For info 11:30am $25 Tax Receipts Issued

1 MUSHROOM FORAGING WORKSHOPS At Deerholme Farm For­age Food Dis­play Show & Tell Guided For­age & A Deli­cious Meal to Top it All 4830 Stelfox Rd, Duncan 11-4pm $141.75 person

1 SPIRITS IN THE CELLAR Merridale Cider 6-9pm Special Halloween Weekend 3 Course Dinner Reserve at 250 743 4293 1230 Merridale Rd, Cobble Hill $35

1 VISIONS ARTISTS SHOW & SALE Artists Will Be On Hand Every Day Whipple Tree Junction TCH Junction South of Bench 10-5pm Daily Runs to Nov 30
2 LEARN TO PROCESS SEEDS A Workshop for Seed Savers Green Arrow Farm 4895 Marshall Rd, Duncan 10-1pm Free Bring a potluck dish to share

2 ANGEL TREE TOPPER Needle Felting Workshop 12-4pm $45

2 DOWNTOWN DUNCAN SIDEWALK SALE Participating Businesses Look for the Balloons or Facebook 11-3pm

2 TOM VICKERY & CO SHADES OF SHEARING Crofton Hotel & Pub 1534 Joan Ave 2pm

3 TIME FOR COLOUR Travelling Quilt Show 36 Quilts Made by Master Quilter’s Will Travel Across Canada Proceeds From Quilt Sales and Greeting Cards to Children’s Make A Wish Foundation Kaleidoscope Quilting Company #2 4715 TCH, Duncan Runs to Nov 16

4 COMMUNITY ACUPUNCTURE Every Tuesday 12-3pm #103-44 Queens Rd, Duncan Frauke McCashin RAc @ 250-710-3581

4 YOU CAN DO IT POWER TOOLS 2 Tools that Chop & Slice Empowerment Series for Women to Repair Maintain & Renovate Your Home Learn Different Saws & Blades Learn Safety & Tricks of the Trade Island Savings Centre 7-9pm $35

5 TASTE OF ITALY UNSWORTH VINEYARD WORDLY GOURMET COOKING CLASS w/ Chef Gary Faessler & Special Guest Unsworth Vineyard 7-9pm To Register Contact The Worldly Gourmet Kitchen Store 522 1st Ave, Ladysmith 250 245 7307 $65 person includes tax &Wine Tasting

5 WINTER WINES EDUCATION at Unsworth Restaurant 2915 Cameron-Taggart Rd Call 250 929 2292 ext 1 to Reserve 7-9pm

7 SPIRIT JOURNEY CIRCLE @ Harmony Yoga Ceremony Opens Spiritual Connections to Give Guidance & Healing Facilitated by Trevor Husband 360 Duncan St, Unit D Duncan 7:30-9:30pm 250 932 5255 $10

7 TRADITIONAL SQUARE DANCE w/ THE SHADY GROVE DANCE BAND No Eperience or Partner Needed All Welcome The Hub at Cowichan Station 2375 Koksilah Rd 7:30-9:30 pm $5

8 IVONNE HERNANDEZ & JEREMY WALSH Cowichan Folk Guild Coffeehouse Duncan United Church 246 Ingram St, Duncan Doors open at 7pm Open Stage 7:30pm Admission $10 or $5 for CFG members

8 CROFTON ART GROUP SHOW & SALE Ready to Frame Artwork Jewelry Potter & Art Cards Refreshments Served 1507 Joan Ave, Crofton 10-5pm Free

8 DUNCAN VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPT 21st ANNUAL CRAFT FAIR Over 50 Local Crafter’s & Artist’s Concession Raffles Pictures w/ Santa on Vintage Fire Truck Proceeds to Muscular Dystrophy Duncan Fire Hall 468 Duncan St, Duncan 250 709 1155 10-2pm Free

8 PINE MUSHROOM EXTRAVAGANZA Deerholme Farm a Dinner Showcasing Local Pine Mushrooms and Global Flavors 748-7450 for reservations 4830 Stelfox Rd, Duncan 5-9pm $90 person

9 MARISHA DEVOIN & CAM WIGMORE Crofton Hotel & Pub 1534 Joan Ave 2pm

11 FARMER JOHN’S WOOD FIRED OVEN PIZZA on Remembrance Day Alderlea Farm & Café 3390 Glenora Rd, Duncan 250-597-3438 4-7pm Know your Farmer Know your Food

12 AVENUE Q The Broadway Musical for Adults Cowichan Theatre 250 748 7529 7:30 pm Tickets $32/$38

12 COMMUNITY ACCUPUNCTURE Every Wednesday 5 -8pm #103-44 Queens Rd, Duncan
Frauke McCashin RAc @ 250-710-3581

12&26 MID WEEK YOGA CLASS @ Rivendell Yurt w/ Sadie Bartram 250 748 2089 7-8pm

13 GREAT BEAR WILD DISPATCHES FROM A NORTHERN RAINFOREST Ian McAllister Photographer & Conservationist Presents a Multimedia exploration of the Great Bear Rainforest and his new book Quw’utsun Centre 200 Cowichan Way, Duncan 7pm By Donation

14 ENCHANTED ORCHARD WALKS DOWN CANDY CANE LANE Merridal Cider Complimentary Orchard Walks Fri-Sun Starts at 5pm 1230 Merridale Rd, Cobble Hill Runs to Jan 4

14 ELIZABETH MAY BOOK SIGNING Elizabeth May Will be Signing & Speaking about her New Book Who We Are Old Firehouse Wine Bar 40 Ingram St, Duncan 3-5pm

14 VOICES OF NATURE CONCERT Part of Wild Wings Festival Cowichan Theatre 2687 James St, Duncan $22

14&16 DRAMATIC GYPSY CABARET Pre-Release Tour Hermann’s Jazz Club 753 View St, Victoria & Studio Live 2679 Beaufort Ave, Cumberland 7:30pm $20 Advance Tickets

15 DRAMATIC GYPSY CABARET Pre-Release Concert Sylvan United Church 985 Shawnigan Mill Bay Rd, Mill 1:30pm $20 Adv $10 Child $25 at the door

15 CONDO CLEANING BEE Instructor Gord Hutchings Register at VIU Cowichan Campus 250-746-3519 12-3pm

16 SACRED CHANT CIRCLE Sacred Chant Circle @ Rivendell Yurt Come Together in Community to Experience the Healing Power of Sound 250 748 2089 7-8:30pm By Donation

16 JAMES BARBER FUNDRAISER FOR CGC’S TEACHING KITCHEN The Old Firehouse Wine and Cocktail Bar 40 Ingram St, Duncan 12-4pm Tickets $100

16 TRIO ZIMRAH Classical Concert w/ Violin Clarinet & Piano St Michael’s Church Chemainus Contact Ann Mendenhall 250 748 8196 2pm

16 12th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Nichiren Buddha Society For Info 250 710 7594

16 RALPH BARRAT w/ TOM VICKERY Crofton Hotel & Pub 1534 Joan Ave 2pm

16 MAKE YOUR OWN PROBIOTIC-RICH SAUERKRAUT All supplies included $65 Contact Holly Howe 2-4:30pm

17 WATERMARK Documentary Night at the Library Cowichan library in the Island Savings Centre 6-7:30pm

18 SMALL REPAIRS FOR DRYWALL Empowerment Series for Women to Repair Maintain & Renovate your Home Hands on Instruction for Patching Drywall from Gouges to Small Holes Island Savings Centre 7-9pm $35

18 ELDER COLLEGE History of Genoa Bay View a Collection of Early Photos of Genoa Bay & Hear the History of Early Settlement in the Area 1:30-3pm Island Savings Centre $12 plus $5 annual Elder College membership

19 POWER TOOLS TO BUILD A BETTER LIFE Men’s Night Get to the Core of Men’s Struggles Strengths & the Behavioural Patterning that Sabotages Success Time to Heal 511 Canada Ave, Duncan 6pm$14

20 CHERRY POINT ARTISTS OPEN HOUSE Cow Ex Centre, 7380 TCH 10-1pm Free

21 MANIFESTATION CHANT Nichren Buddha Society For Info 250 710 7594

22 GROUND FLOW FLY Dance Your Heart Out Harmony Yoga 360 Duncan St, Duncan 250 737 1800 5-8pm $25/advance, $30/door

22 ONLINE GENEALOGIES TREASURE TROVE OR TRASH? Learn How to Utilize & Navigate Online Genealogies With instructor Carol Stiles from the Duncan Family History Centre Cowichan Library in the Island Savings Centre 2687 James St, Duncan 3-4:30pm Free

22 BETTER TOGETHER, A FUNDRAISER FOR PROVIDENCE FARM presented by Island Soul Choir and Duncan Choral Society 7 pm Duncan Christian Reformed Church, 930 Trunk Rd, Duncan. Tickets at Volume One Bookstore, Ten Old Books, Providence Farm and at

22 LADIES AUXILARY 32nd Annual Craft & Bake Sale at Cowichan Bay Fire Hall Via Koksilah Road and Wilmot Road 9:00-3:00pm

22 HARRY MANX Cowichan Theatre 250 748 7529 7:30 pm Tickets $32

23 COWICHAN ESTUARY NATURE CENTRE FUNDRAISER Beer & Burger & Silent Auction at Cow Bay Pub Tickets $20

23 BIG BAND BRYON STOVELL Crofton Hotel & Pub 1534 Joan Ave Crofton

24 LIFE ITSELF Reel Alternatives Film Critic Roger Ebert’s Story at Cowichan Theatre Benefits CV Hospital Tickets $12 Benefits

24 LEARN TO USE FREE SOFTWARE Learn to Use Free Software Allowing Free Video Calls Over the Internet Bring Your Laptop 1-4 pm 250 748 7529 to Register Island Savings Centre $12.00 plus $5.00 Annual Elder College membership

26 TASTE OF THAI WORLDLY GOURMET COOKING CLASS Guest Thai Chef May Slawson Owner of Sai’s Place Spice Café & Chef Gary Faessler 7-9:30pm To Register Contact The Worldly Gourmet Kitchen Store 522 1st Ave,Ladysmith 250 245 7307 $65 person includes tax and wine tasting

27 LADYSMITH FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS Spectacular Evening of Festivities Spaghetti Dinner Light up Parade Family Entertainment Fireworks Craft Fair 1st Ave, Ladysmith

28 CHRISTMAS KICK OFF Downtown Duncan Family Fun for all ages Santa Fireworks Carolers Chestnut roasting Hay Ride 5:30-8:30pm Free

29 A SHOW OF HANDS WINTER MARKET New Christmas Market Over 30 Local Crafter’s & Designer’s Family Events Local Live Music Gourmet Eats & Treats Christmas Photo Booth Farmers Institute Hall 3550 Watson Ave, Cobble Hill

29 SHAWNIGAN LAKE COMMUNITY CENTRE CRAFT FAIR Showcasing Local Crafter’s 2804 Shawnigan Lk Rd 10-4pm

29&30 STREAMKEEPERS COURSE Register @ 250 746 0227 9-4pm $60 members $90 non-members

30 NICK LARIVIERE R&B Big Band Sounds Crofton Hotel & Pub 1534 Joan Ave 2pm