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No matter what season you choose to visit, there’s always something happening in Cowichan. Check out these events and watch the calendar for details about annual festivals and events. Do you have an event you would like us to know about? Please submit here!

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February 2018

Ladysmith Fine Arts Show

February 3 @ 11:00 am - February 24 @ 4:00 pm
Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery, 610 Oyster Bay Drive
Ladysmith, British Columbia V9G 1K4 Canada
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$2.00

Ladysmith Fine Arts Show February 3 - 24th, 2018. 8th Biennial Ladysmith Fine Arts Show will open on February 3rd at 7pm. This exhibition is much anticipated, bringing art and artists from Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands to this exhibition and sale. All submitted art will be juried and only those with exceptional work will be accepted making for an incredible exhibition.

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Taproom Tour Comedy Show

February 23 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Riot Brewing Co., 101-A 3055 Oak Street
Chemainus, British Columbia Canada
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$10.00

Riot Brewing Co and Ratfish Comedy present a night of raucous stand up comedy! Comedians Darren Millar, Carilynn Nicholson, Mikey Dubs and James Ball of Victoria plus Colton Turcotte of Chemainus will be sure to entertain. Tickets are $10 cash available at the brewery.

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Meet the Merridale Makers

February 24 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Merridale Cidery & Distillery, 1230 Merridale Rd
Cobble Hill, British Columbia V0R 1L0 Canada
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$29

Meet the Merridale makers - Owner and Distiller, Rick Pipes; Master Blender and Distiller, Laurent Lafuente; Chefs & Bakers, Perry North and Duncan Johnston. Take this rare opportunity to see behind the scenes and witness the passion that creates the food and drink at Merridale. Check in for this event at the farmhouse before making your way to the distillery for a sensory analysis (appearance, nose, texture, and taste) of some of our hidden gems. We will be tasting Whiskey…

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“For the love of nature” Beer & Burger Fundraiser

February 25 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cow Bay Pub, 1695 Cowichan Bay Rd
Cowichan Bay, British Columbia Cow Bay Marine Pub Inc, 1695 Cowichan Bay Rd, Cowichan Bay, BC V0R 1N0 Canada
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$25.00

Stories from local naturalists and storytellers. Music by Paul Ruszel and friends. Silent Auction. Ticket includes a burger (chicken, beef or veggie), side of fries or salad, and a drink (domestic beer, wine, or cider). Proceeds support the Cowichan Estuary Nature Centre

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Chow Down Family Cooking Class

February 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until July 30, 2018

Cowichan Green Community Society, 360 Duncan Street
Duncan, British Columbia V0R 2P3
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Free

These FREE classes are offered free to members of the community who are in the lower socio-economic status and who are facing barriers to accessing nutritious, healthy, local food. Child minding is included. Pre-registration is required. Please contact Jennifer to reserve your spot and get more information today - jennifer@cowichangreencommunity.org or by phone 250-748-8506.

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March 2018

Jam Night at the Riverside Pub

March 1 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 31, 2018

Riverside Pub, 56 North Shore Road
Lake Cowichan, British Columbia V0R 2G0 Canada
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Free

Open mic jam nights are held every Thursday at the Riverside Pub in Lake Cowichan. Drums, Guitar and Microphones are available for use and all acts are welcome. Come play some music, join in with the band, or sit back and enjoy free live music.

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2018 Queen Margaret’s School Gala

March 3 @ 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit, 4063 Cowichan Valley Highway
Duncan, British Columbia V9L 6K4 Canada
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$150.00

Ready, set, mark your calendars for the 2018 QMS Gala! QMS is raising funds for renovations and facility enhancement to Founders' Hall (the gym) to better meet the increasing demands on the facility and improve the athletic experience for our students and the greater community. Gala guests will enjoy a champagne reception, travel raffle, delicious family style dinner, live and silent auction, and live music by Brad Prevedoros.

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Chow Down Family Cooking Class

March 5 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until July 30, 2018

Cowichan Green Community Society, 360 Duncan Street
Duncan, British Columbia V0R 2P3
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Free

These FREE classes are offered free to members of the community who are in the lower socio-economic status and who are facing barriers to accessing nutritious, healthy, local food. Child minding is included. Pre-registration is required. Please contact Jennifer to reserve your spot and get more information today - jennifer@cowichangreencommunity.org or by phone 250-748-8506.

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Anatomy of Gray – Live Play

March 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until March 18, 2018

The Mercury Theatre, 331 Brae Road
Duncan, British Columbia V9L 3T9 Canada
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$20.00

Anatomy of Gray is a charming play, a fable for adults, a story of loss, love and tolerance. It is set in the late 19th century in rural Indiana and describes what happened after a "doctor" accidentally landed his hot air balloon in Gray, Indiana and set up shop there. It is funny, it is sad, it is up lifting...you'll love it! Presented by The Mercury Players at the Mercury Theatre in Duncan. Directed by Rien Vesseur. Sunday shows start…

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Jam Night at the Riverside Pub

March 8 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 31, 2018

Riverside Pub, 56 North Shore Road
Lake Cowichan, British Columbia V0R 2G0 Canada
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Free

Open mic jam nights are held every Thursday at the Riverside Pub in Lake Cowichan. Drums, Guitar and Microphones are available for use and all acts are welcome. Come play some music, join in with the band, or sit back and enjoy free live music.

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