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Our featured events and all Bowen Island events are listed below.
Check back often for local events, festivals, entertainment and more!

Featured Events

All Events

Oct
20
Fri
Intro to Outdoor Climbing
Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Intro to Outdoor Climbing - Oct 20

Bowen has some unique climbing venues with amazing ocean views, although if you are new to the sport, you may find yourself more focused on the rock than the sea. If you have never climbed before and always wanted to try, this is your opportunity to learn in a small supportive group.

To learn more or to register: http://bowenislandadventures.com/intro-to-climbing/

Take Another Seat @ The Gallery @ Artisan Square
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm

Take Another Seat Exhibit

Take Another Seat Exhibit & Fundraiser
October 20 – November 19
Fri – Sun, 12:00 – 4:00 pm

Silent Auction Kick-off
Friday, October 20, 7:00-8:00 pm
Silent auction bidding starts October 20

Final bidding and Reception
Saturday November 18, 7:00 pm

Oct
21
Sat
Farmers Market @ Bowen Island Community School
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Farmers Markets - Apr 29 - Dec 9

Monthly Farmers Market events – local produce, baked goods and other treasures!

Grant Lawrence and Friends: An Evening of Stories and Songs @ Tir-na-nOg Theatre
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm

Grant Lawrence and Friends: An Evening of Stories and Songs - Oct 21

Acclaimed author and CBC broadcaster shares stories from all three of his books:
Lonely End of the Rink
Adventures in Solitude
Dirty Windshields

With Special Musical Guests
Jill Barber
Dustin Bentall
John Stiver
The Smugglers
Acoustic Set with Adam Woodall and Nick Thomas

Tickets also available at Phoenix Books

Kirtan (Chanting & Meditation) & Cocoa Ceremony @ Bowen Island Yoga Studio
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Take Another Seat @ The Gallery @ Artisan Square
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm

Take Another Seat Exhibit

Take Another Seat Exhibit & Fundraiser
October 20 – November 19
Fri – Sun, 12:00 – 4:00 pm

Silent Auction Kick-off
Friday, October 20, 7:00-8:00 pm
Silent auction bidding starts October 20

Final bidding and Reception
Saturday November 18, 7:00 pm

Oct
22
Sun
Dog Ranch 10th Anniversary Open House @ Bowen Island Dog Ranch
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Dog Ranch Open House - Oct 22

Come by and help us celebrate our 10th anniversary!

  • Enjoy a cup of hot soup and apple cider from Frank, “The Soup Fairy”
  • “Match-your-pooches-face” painting with Titania, the “Faerie Queen”
  • Pumpkin carving
  • Take a tour of the Ranch’s beautiful property, boarding and grooming facilities
  • Try out our dog agility course
  • Raffle prizes and more!

Transportation: Take Peter King’s bus to/from the Cove, 10:00am-2:15pm

Take Another Seat @ The Gallery @ Artisan Square
Oct 22 @ 7:00 pm

Take Another Seat Exhibit

Take Another Seat Exhibit & Fundraiser
October 20 – November 19
Fri – Sun, 12:00 – 4:00 pm

Silent Auction Kick-off
Friday, October 20, 7:00-8:00 pm
Silent auction bidding starts October 20

Final bidding and Reception
Saturday November 18, 7:00 pm

Oct
27
Fri
Spooky Trails
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

Spooky Trails - Oct 27

 

Tour dark trails, visit a mad scientist laboratory and hear haunted tales of Bowen Island.  This event will scare the kids silly!

Ages 7-10

Take Another Seat @ The Gallery @ Artisan Square
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm

Take Another Seat Exhibit

Take Another Seat Exhibit & Fundraiser
October 20 – November 19
Fri – Sun, 12:00 – 4:00 pm

Silent Auction Kick-off
Friday, October 20, 7:00-8:00 pm
Silent auction bidding starts October 20

Final bidding and Reception
Saturday November 18, 7:00 pm

House Party Vol 2 @ Tunstall Bay Clubhouse
Oct 27 @ 8:00 pm – 11:59 pm

House Party at Tunstall Bay - Oct 27

S&S Productions is very proud to present Vol 2 (the Haunted Edition) in our House Party Series. Come celebrate the spookiest time of the year (and the sly virus’ birthday) in your craziest costume in easily the best venue on the island!!!

LINE-UP:
– Joseph Martin (East Van Digital Records) Vancouver.
– the sly virus (spooky birthday set) Bowen Is.
– Olav ‘Le Coq’ Verbitski (Gov’t of Latvia) Latvia.
– Sinerise (TURU Crew) Vancouver.

***For a limited time tickets are available to those who bought pre-sales to Vol 1. Message the Facebook page to get yours now***

After the Thanksgiving weekend tickets are available from Phoenix Books or eTranster.

Oct
28
Sat
Beyond the Brush: Mixed Media Art Techniques @ Bowen Island Community School Multipurpose Room
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Mixed Media Art Techniques - Oct 28

With Kathleen Ainscough

Connect to your creative possibilities through new techniques with mixed media. Curious beginners to experienced artists are welcome. Find your unique style through experiments with acrylic paints, gels and mediums, stencils, transfers, cllage, mono prints, found objects, metal leaf and more.

Most supplies provided.

$95.40 plus a $15.00 supply fee.

Take Another Seat @ The Gallery @ Artisan Square
Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm

Take Another Seat Exhibit

Take Another Seat Exhibit & Fundraiser
October 20 – November 19
Fri – Sun, 12:00 – 4:00 pm

Silent Auction Kick-off
Friday, October 20, 7:00-8:00 pm
Silent auction bidding starts October 20

Final bidding and Reception
Saturday November 18, 7:00 pm

Oct
29
Sun
Take Another Seat @ The Gallery @ Artisan Square
Oct 29 @ 7:00 pm

Take Another Seat Exhibit

Take Another Seat Exhibit & Fundraiser
October 20 – November 19
Fri – Sun, 12:00 – 4:00 pm

Silent Auction Kick-off
Friday, October 20, 7:00-8:00 pm
Silent auction bidding starts October 20

Final bidding and Reception
Saturday November 18, 7:00 pm

Nov
2
Thu
Fourth Annual Bowen Island International Wine Festival @ Evergreen Hall
Nov 2 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Bowen Island International Wine Festival - Nov 2

Purchase your tickets before they sell out at:
Bowen Beer & Wine Cellar and Phoenix

No parking at venue –
shuttle provided from BICS to Wine Fest at 6:25 & 6:45
for a safe ride home at 8:15 & 9:15

100% of proceeds to benefit the Bowen Island Community Foundation

Nov
3
Fri
Take Another Seat @ The Gallery @ Artisan Square
Nov 3 @ 7:00 pm

Take Another Seat Exhibit

Take Another Seat Exhibit & Fundraiser
October 20 – November 19
Fri – Sun, 12:00 – 4:00 pm

Silent Auction Kick-off
Friday, October 20, 7:00-8:00 pm
Silent auction bidding starts October 20

Final bidding and Reception
Saturday November 18, 7:00 pm

Nov
4
Sat
The Way of Chi Kung Workshop @ Bowen Island Community School
Nov 4 – Nov 5 all day

Chi Kung Workshop - Nov 4 & 5

This workshop introduces with distinction the light and goodness of Taoist practice.  Offering a sensitive teaching on how the heart eases distress and protects through energy practice.  Three levels of grounding will work to support new awareness, healing and spiritual holding.

Wade Davis – The Wayfinders @ Bowen Island Community School
Nov 4 @ 6:30 pm

Wade Davis - The Wayfinders - Nov 4

Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in a Modern World

Doors open at 6:30 pm
Presentation begins at 7:00 pm

Every culture is a unique answer to a fundamental question: what does it mean to be human and alive? Wade Davis leads us on a thrilling journey to celebrate the wisdom of the world’s indigenous cultures.

Tickets available at:
The Gallery @ Artisan Square
Bowen Island Public Library
Phoenix
Online via PayPal

Books by Wade Davis will be available for purchase.

Proceeds from this event will support the Cove Commons, a project of the Bowen Island Public Library and Bowen Island Arts Council. Funds raised will be used to build an outdoor plaza and for special equipment costs.

Take Another Seat @ The Gallery @ Artisan Square
Nov 4 @ 7:00 pm

Take Another Seat Exhibit

Take Another Seat Exhibit & Fundraiser
October 20 – November 19
Fri – Sun, 12:00 – 4:00 pm

Silent Auction Kick-off
Friday, October 20, 7:00-8:00 pm
Silent auction bidding starts October 20

Final bidding and Reception
Saturday November 18, 7:00 pm

Nov
5
Sun
Take Another Seat @ The Gallery @ Artisan Square
Nov 5 @ 7:00 pm

Take Another Seat Exhibit

Take Another Seat Exhibit & Fundraiser
October 20 – November 19
Fri – Sun, 12:00 – 4:00 pm

Silent Auction Kick-off
Friday, October 20, 7:00-8:00 pm
Silent auction bidding starts October 20

Final bidding and Reception
Saturday November 18, 7:00 pm

Nov
10
Fri
Take Another Seat @ The Gallery @ Artisan Square
Nov 10 @ 7:00 pm

Take Another Seat Exhibit

Take Another Seat Exhibit & Fundraiser
October 20 – November 19
Fri – Sun, 12:00 – 4:00 pm

Silent Auction Kick-off
Friday, October 20, 7:00-8:00 pm
Silent auction bidding starts October 20

Final bidding and Reception
Saturday November 18, 7:00 pm

The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde @ Tir-na-nOg Theatre
Nov 10 @ 7:30 pm

The Importance of Being Earnest - Nov 10-18

Oscar Wilde’s most brilliant tour de force, The Importance of Being Earnest is a witty and buoyant comedy of manners, with a lighthearted plot, an inspired dialogue rich with scintillating epigrams savored by all who enjoy artful conversation. Not to be missed!

A Theatre on the Isle Production. Directed by Martin Clarke.

Tickets $20 for sale at Phoenix, the Library and the Gallery

Nov
11
Sat
Take Another Seat @ The Gallery @ Artisan Square
Nov 11 @ 7:00 pm

Take Another Seat Exhibit

Take Another Seat Exhibit & Fundraiser
October 20 – November 19
Fri – Sun, 12:00 – 4:00 pm

Silent Auction Kick-off
Friday, October 20, 7:00-8:00 pm
Silent auction bidding starts October 20

Final bidding and Reception
Saturday November 18, 7:00 pm

The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde @ Tir-na-nOg Theatre
Nov 11 @ 7:30 pm

The Importance of Being Earnest - Nov 10-18

Oscar Wilde’s most brilliant tour de force, The Importance of Being Earnest is a witty and buoyant comedy of manners, with a lighthearted plot, an inspired dialogue rich with scintillating epigrams savored by all who enjoy artful conversation. Not to be missed!

A Theatre on the Isle Production. Directed by Martin Clarke.

Tickets $20 for sale at Phoenix, the Library and the Gallery

Nov
12
Sun
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde @ Tir-na-nOg Theatre
Nov 12 @ 2:00 pm

The Importance of Being Earnest - Nov 10-18

Oscar Wilde’s most brilliant tour de force, The Importance of Being Earnest is a witty and buoyant comedy of manners, with a lighthearted plot, an inspired dialogue rich with scintillating epigrams savored by all who enjoy artful conversation. Not to be missed!

A Theatre on the Isle Production. Directed by Martin Clarke.

Tickets $20 for sale at Phoenix, the Library and the Gallery

Take Another Seat @ The Gallery @ Artisan Square
Nov 12 @ 7:00 pm

Take Another Seat Exhibit

Take Another Seat Exhibit & Fundraiser
October 20 – November 19
Fri – Sun, 12:00 – 4:00 pm

Silent Auction Kick-off
Friday, October 20, 7:00-8:00 pm
Silent auction bidding starts October 20

Final bidding and Reception
Saturday November 18, 7:00 pm

Nov
16
Thu
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde @ Tir-na-nOg Theatre
Nov 16 @ 7:30 pm

The Importance of Being Earnest - Nov 10-18

Oscar Wilde’s most brilliant tour de force, The Importance of Being Earnest is a witty and buoyant comedy of manners, with a lighthearted plot, an inspired dialogue rich with scintillating epigrams savored by all who enjoy artful conversation. Not to be missed!

A Theatre on the Isle Production. Directed by Martin Clarke.

Tickets $20 for sale at Phoenix, the Library and the Gallery

Nov
17
Fri
Take Another Seat @ The Gallery @ Artisan Square
Nov 17 @ 7:00 pm

Take Another Seat Exhibit

Take Another Seat Exhibit & Fundraiser
October 20 – November 19
Fri – Sun, 12:00 – 4:00 pm

Silent Auction Kick-off
Friday, October 20, 7:00-8:00 pm
Silent auction bidding starts October 20

Final bidding and Reception
Saturday November 18, 7:00 pm

The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde @ Tir-na-nOg Theatre
Nov 17 @ 7:30 pm

The Importance of Being Earnest - Nov 10-18

Oscar Wilde’s most brilliant tour de force, The Importance of Being Earnest is a witty and buoyant comedy of manners, with a lighthearted plot, an inspired dialogue rich with scintillating epigrams savored by all who enjoy artful conversation. Not to be missed!

A Theatre on the Isle Production. Directed by Martin Clarke.

Tickets $20 for sale at Phoenix, the Library and the Gallery

Nov
18
Sat
Take Another Seat: Final Bidding and Reception @ The Gallery @ Artisan Square
Nov 18 @ 7:00 pm

Take Another Seat Exhibit

Take Another Seat Exhibit & Fundraiser
October 20 – November 19
Fri – Sun, 12:00 – 4:00 pm

Silent Auction Kick-off
Friday, October 20, 7:00-8:00 pm
Silent auction bidding starts October 20

Final bidding and Reception
Saturday November 18, 7:00 pm

The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde @ Tir-na-nOg Theatre
Nov 18 @ 7:30 pm

The Importance of Being Earnest - Nov 10-18

Oscar Wilde’s most brilliant tour de force, The Importance of Being Earnest is a witty and buoyant comedy of manners, with a lighthearted plot, an inspired dialogue rich with scintillating epigrams savored by all who enjoy artful conversation. Not to be missed!

A Theatre on the Isle Production. Directed by Martin Clarke.

Tickets $20 for sale at Phoenix, the Library and the Gallery

Nov
19
Sun
Take Another Seat @ The Gallery @ Artisan Square
Nov 19 @ 7:00 pm

Take Another Seat Exhibit

Take Another Seat Exhibit & Fundraiser
October 20 – November 19
Fri – Sun, 12:00 – 4:00 pm

Silent Auction Kick-off
Friday, October 20, 7:00-8:00 pm
Silent auction bidding starts October 20

Final bidding and Reception
Saturday November 18, 7:00 pm

Nov
26
Sun
Bowen Legion Christmas Craft Fair @ Bowen Island Legion
Nov 26 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm