WEDNESDAY, AUG. 28
4 -6:30 p.m. Bowen Road Farmer's Market. 2300 Bowen Road. Free.
4:30 -5:30 p.m. Karma yoga in the park. Moksha Yoga Nanaimo holds bydonation yoga in Maffeo-Sutton Park.
6 -7:30 p.m. The Nanaimo Chamber Orchestra perform at Maffeo-Sutton Park as part of the free summer concert series from Parks and Rec.
7 p.m. Nanaimo Clippers exhibition game vs. Cowichan Valley at Frank Crane Arena. Tickets at http://tickets.nanaimoclippers.com
7 -10 p.m. Five Note's funkadelic grooves at Acme Food Co. on Commercial Street. Tickets $8 at the door.
Various times Check out 'Kaleidoscope,' featuring art from the BMO summer art camps, at the Nanaimo Art Gallery downtown. Free.
THURSDAY, AUG. 29
10 a.m. -3 p.m. Senior's day at Country Club Centre. Free coffee, snacks and live entertainment. 3200 N Island Highway.
11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Downtown Nanaimo Summertime Music Series. Live music in Diana Krall Plaza. Free event.
1 -3 p.m. Junior archaeologist program at the Nanaimo Museum. Drop in program for children five to 12. Cost included in admission.
FRIDAY, AUG. 30
10 a.m. -2 p.m. Nanaimo Downtown Farmer's Market at Pioneer Waterfront Plaza. Free.
7 -11 p.m. A Friday Open Mic hosted by Dave Marco & guest at Deez Bar and Grill. No admission charge.
7 p.m. Nanaimo Clippers play exhibition game versus Alberni Valley at Frank Crane Arena. Tickets at http://tickets. nanaimoclippers.com
8 p.m. The Gords at SimonHolt on Applecross Road. Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door.
8:30 -9:30 p.m. Moksha Yoga karma class. Moksha Yoga Rutherford studio. By donation.
SATURDAY, AUG. 31
9 a.m. -2 p.m. Free swimming lessons at Westwood Lake, with games and face painting. Call 250-756-5200 to register.
9:45 a.m. The Bastion City wanderers go on a 5-or 10-km. walk, meet at the end of Chattell Road in Parksville. For more information call Ethel at 250-756-9796.
7 -10 p.m. Melissa Hill plays ACME Food Co. Piano classics from Beethoven, Bach and Mozart to the American Song Book of Jazz standards, 50s rock'n'roll dance music, to more modern 80s and 90s pop and funk tunes
9 p.m. The Tracers cover band play the Queen's. Hotel, 34 Victoria Cres.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 1
10 a.m. -2 p.m. The Great Zucchini Grand Prix at the Cedar Farmers' Market, at the Crow and Gate Pub field in Cedar. Bring the kids to make and race a zucchini car, and take in all the flavours of the local farmer's market.
10 p.m. -1 a.m. Labour Day party at the Queen's, with Black Flamango. Free.
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