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
8:30 a.m. Freedom run for diabetes research at Westwood Lake 3 km and 5 km events. For more information www.thefreedomrun.ca.
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: email@example.com.
MONDAY, SEPT. 9
1 -1:30 p.m. Expedition Arctic Feature Exhibit Tours at the Nanaimo Museum. Call 250-753-1821.
Various times Parks and Rec sampler week: Try out various programs for free. 250-756-5200.
7 p.m. On the Dock with No Operator, Clear The Coast and Plastic Cactus, at The Dinghy Dock Pub, 8 Pirates Lane. Tickets $20 which includes return ferry and the show, from the artists, or online at ticketzone.com
TUESDAY, SEPT. 10
10:30 a.m. -2 p.m. Complimentary hearing screening at the Harbourfront Library, for more information call 250-753-1154 ext. 238.
10 -11 a.m. Free information session at the Innovation Island Technology association on Wesley St.
6 p.m. Author Ulla Hakanson reads from her debut novel, 'The Price of Silence' at the Harbourfront Library downtown. For more information call 250-753-1154.
6:30 -7 p.m. Family time at the Wellington branch of the Vancouver Island Regional Library with stories and music. Call 250-758-5544 ext. 4 to register.
6:30 -8 p.m. Glow in the dark skate at Frank Crane Arena. For more information call 250-756-5200.
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