FRIDAY, SEPT. 13
Various times The Nanaimo Museum opens the coolest exhibit of the year during the summer heat. 'Expedition: Arctic' relives the triumphs and tragedies of exploring Canada's frozen North 100 years ago. For information: nanaimomuseum.ca.
6:30 -7:30 p.m. 'After the Error' book reading about medical errors with authors Susan McIver and Robin Wyndham at the Harbourfront Library. Q&A session after the reading.
7 -9 p.m. Book sale at St Paul's Anglican Church Parish Hall, 100 Chapel St. Continues 10 a.m. -2 p.m. on Saturday.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 14
4 -11 p.m. Latin American Festival with a concert, performance and dance featuring Raices, at the Departure Bay Activity Centre. Tickets $15 couples, $5 youth. Kids free.
10:30 a.m. -3:30 p.m. The third annual Harvest Festival on Wesley Street, with fresh food and music.
7 p.m. 'Anatolia Speaks,' a onewoman show by acclaimed Canadian playwright, Kenneth Brown, from Edmonton-based company Poiema Productions. At Nanaimo Centre Stage, 25 Victoria Road. Tickets $18 -$20.
SUNDAY SEPT. 15
9 a.m. -3 p.m. Terry Fox Run at the Bowen Park picnic site. two km. and 5.5 km. routes. Registration at 9 a.m., run starts at 10. Call 250-755-7522.
10 -3 p.m. Craft and home business fair with crafters, bakers, canners, sewn items, knit/crochet items and more. At the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 256, 1630 E. Wellington Rd. For more information call Nancy at 250-716-7297.
2 p.m. 'Anatolia Speaks,' a one-woman show by Kenneth Brown, from Edmonton-based company Poiema Productions, at Nanaimo Centre Stage, 25 Victoria Road. Tickets $18 -$20.
MONDAY, SEPT. 16
7 p.m. Nanaimo Family History Society's monthly meeting at Beban Park social centre, rooms 7 and 8. Guest speaker Kenn Joubert presents book. For more information call 250-751-8731.
Various times International Labyrinth Conference at the Tigh-Na-Mara in Parksville. Runs until Sept. 22. For more information call Beth at 607-387-5863.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 17
4 -5 p.m. Rejuvenating Our Cities with Todd Latham, at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre, 101 Gordon St. For more information call Kim at 250-758-5555. Free.
6:30 -9:30 p.m. Juno Award winner David Myles plays in Parksville at the Quality Resort Bayside, 240 Dogwood St. Tickets $20 advance, $25 at the door.
8 p.m. Toronto jazz singer Sophia Perlman plays Simon Holt, 6582 Applecross Rd. With Adrean Farrugia on piano, Ross MacIntyre on bass and Jeff Halischuk on drums. Doors open at 7 p.m., show 8 p.m. Tickets $20 adults, $15 students, available at the venue.
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