MONDAY, OCT. 21
7:30 p.m. Lee Harvey Osmond with Sit Down Servant, featuring Tom Wilson of Blackie and the Rodeo Kings and Junkhouse, and Gordie Johnson of Big Sugar. At Nanaimo Entertainment Centre, 46 Nicol St.
TUESDAY, OCT. 22
11:45 a.m. -1 p.m. Business networking Nanaimo business owners and professionals -over lunch on at Fibber Magees, meet other Nanaimo business owners and professionals learn about common business challenges and solutions. To register: www.nanaimobizoct2013.eventbrite com. Free event 131 Selby St. firstname.lastname@example.org 250-618-8718 6:30 -8 p.m.
All weather bike riding workshop make cycling more comfortable, safe and enjoyable in the wetter coming months. Clothing, parts and accessories that can influence riding, strategies to stay safe, and other cyclists' concerns. By donation, or free for co-op members. Hub City Cycles Community Co-op 12 Lois Lane.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 23
6:30 -8 p.m. Multicultural Speaker Series featuring special guests sharing information and stories about their country of origin. Countries being covered throughout the monthlong series include: China, Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia. Free and open to the public at the Nanaimo Rugby Clubhouse. 6700 Dover Road.
6:30 -8 p.m. Nanaimo Museum's lantern tours. Participants will be taken on a guided walk through downtown and taught about haunting events from Nanaimo's history such as reputed ghost sightings and public hangings. $15/adv and registration is required. Program@nanaimomuseum.com 250-753-
1821. Also runs on Friday, Oct. 25.
THURSDAY, OCT. 24
8 a.m. -noon: Medieval Halloween Dance with Chevy Ray and the Fins. Everyone is encouraged to wear medieval costume. $15/adv or $20 at the door. Royal Canadian Legion Branch 10 at 129 Harewood Road.
FRIDAY, OCT. 25
8 -11 p.m. Drop Dead Sexy Burlesque Show. Halloween themed burlesque show where guests are encouraged to come in costume. $15/adv or $20 at the door. Vampishheart@hotmail.com 250-616-0122. North Gate Pub 6450 Metral Drive.