WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 4
10 a.m. -noon The Bowen Senior Writers meets in Bowen Park's games room. To register call 250-755-7501.
4 to 6:30 p.m. The Bowen Road Farmer's market, a food-oriented market connecting the people of the community with the farmers in our region. At the Beban Fairgrounds, 2300 Bowen Rd.
9 p.m. Open mic session at the Cambie on Commercial St. with Anatol Sessions. Bring your instruments.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 5
7:15 p.m. Nanaimo Buccaneers vs Campbell River Storm, at Nanaimo Ice Centre, 741 Third St.
11:30 a.m. -1 p.m. Stock the Lockers wrap-up BBQ at Diana Krall Plaza. Hosted by the Coastal Community Credit Union and the Nanaimo-Ladysmith School Foundation. $5 donation buys a BBQ lunch.
7 -9 p.m. Summer drumming in the park with Voodoo Dave, at Maffeo-Sutton Park. Free, bring your drum.
7:30 p.m. The Legendary Platters, at The Port Theatre, 125 Front St. One of the top vocal groups of the '50's and among the first doo-wop
groups inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame. Tickets $42.50. Call 250-754-8550 or online at: porttheatre.com
FRIDAY, SEPT. 6
6:30 -8 p.m. Dave Gogo slide guitar workshop. An opportunity to learn slide guitar technique from one of Canada's foremost blues players. At Long & McQuade, 620 Comox Rd. For more information call 250-716-7261.
8 p.m. -midnight Rock the night away with classic rock band Chevy Ray and The Fins, Royal Canadina Legion Hall, Branch 10. Admission is $15 at the door.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 7
11:30 a.m. -4 p.m. 9th Annual Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Dog Walk, at Finn Beach in Neck Point Park, just off Hammond Bay Road. Registration and social activities at 11:30 a.m. with a Parade of Cavaliers at 1 p.m. Call 250-758-8518 for more information.
7 p.m. & 9 p.m. Two shows as Acme Food Co. presents The Laugh Lounge the first Saturday of each month. Great local comics perform. Tickets $10 at the door.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 8
10 a.m. -2 p.m. Cedar Farmers Market at the Crow and Gate Pub field. Fresh produce, plants, baked goods, local arts and crafts and fun for the kids. No charge for admission.
10 a.m. -5 p.m. Art show featuring work by Chris Lindsay. Final day to see this show at the Nanaimo Art Gallery downtown.
10:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. Dancestreams master class and audition, Vibrant Studios on Boxwood Road. For details, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org