Celebrate our regions history and heritage at the 16th annual Cumberland Heritage Faire! Explore a wide range of displays featuring local histories, genealogy, traditional craft making, antique tools, demonstrations, and so much more. Enjoy musical entertainment for the entire family from local favourites including the Old Time Fiddlers, Time for Uke, and the Barbershop Quartet. Stop by the concession for a homemade lunch. The Faire takes place 10am – 4pm in the Cumberland OAP Hall and Cultural Centre at 1st Street and Dunsmuir Avenue. Admission is by donation. Search ‘Cumberland Heritage Faire 2018’ on Facebook for further information.
Submission Deadline for the Reel Youth Film Festival is February 9, 2018
The Reel Youth Film Festival (RYFF) in conjunction with the Cumberland Community Schools Society (CCSS) is seeking out film submissions from local youth.
The Cumberland Community Forest Society and Story Box Movies are hosting a special encore community screening of the new documentary film Save Space Nugget on Wednesday January 31st at 8:00 pm (doors 7:30 pm) at the Cumberland Masonic Hall in Cumberland.
The 27th World Community Film Festival is ready to roll on Friday & Saturday, February 2 and 3 in downtown Courtenay. Over 30 of the finest documentaries from around the world cover topics including: First Nations, arts and music, food security, environmental issues, labour, social justice and human rights. These films are guaranteed to entertain, inform, and inspire.
The Community Drug Strategy Committee are hosting a screening of the documentary “The Stairs” on Tues., March 6 and are hoping to have information about the event mentioned on Tide Change.
The event will be at 7 pm at the Stan Hagen Theatre – North Island College (Courtenay). The screening is FREE to attend and seating will be available on a first come, first save basis.
The Pearl Ellis Art Gallery features a solo exhibition by local artist Jerry Simice from January 30 to February 17. Simice has lived and worked in the Comox Valley since 1979. He has been painting for the past 20 years, experimenting with technique and materials to produce vibrant works on paper, canvas and canvas board with acrylic, oil pastels and inks.
Comox United Church will present the film “Angry Inuk” on Friday, January 26, 2018 at 7 pm.
This 2016 award winning NFB film follows Inuit filmmaker, Alethea Arnaquq-Baril, as she joins a new tech-savvy generation of Inuit campaigning to challenge long-established perceptions of seal hunting.
Get your dancing shoes ready for Atmosphere Gathering and Bass Coast Festival favourites Sabota. Sabota is a collaboration between Vancouver house and techno staple Max Ulis, and singer songwriter Robbie Slade. Sabota is probably the most left field thing in Robbie's...
The Comox Valley Writers Society and NIC are sponsoring a North Island Writers Conference January 26 & 27. There is a free public reception with Bev Sellars as featured speaker on Friday evening.