Get #In2Transit

Get #In2Transit outside of the Museum on 4th Street on Friday, June 2 from 4-6 pm. Bike to Work participants can win a custom cycling prize package. Want to win a custom VIA Rail trip across Canada or $250 cash? Read More …

Milonga del Avenida Duncan

Tango in the Street as part of the 6th Elevate Arts Festival in downtown Courtenay.  Friday, June 2, 8-10 pm on Duncan Ave. Bring shoes suitable for “street dancing.” This is a social tango dance, all tango dancers are welcome to participate!  Hosted Read More …

Potter’s Place Clay and Yoga Plaza

Come enjoy the Courtyard at 5th and Cliffe on Saturday 11-1, during Elevate the Arts. The Courtyard will be alive with yoga and pottery. Experience the meditative power of watching a potter at the wheel outside the Potters Place Gallery Read More …

Community Voices II

This event helps kick off our amazing Festival that animates downtown Courtenay every Spring. Tickets by suggested donation online (with “beer” and “no beer” options, thanks to support from Gladstone Brewing). Net proceeds go to Elevate Arts Festival. Because at LIFT Read More …

The Basement Show: View from the Edge

An exciting show featuring some of the Comox Valley’s best loved artists exploring their “Views from the Edge” as part of the 6th Annual Elevate Arts Festival! Held in the basement of St. Georges United Church on Fitzgerald, this show Read More …

Art at Lupine

Come down to Lupine Art Studio to add to our community painting project! Create your own 3” x 3” square for a visual response to the question “What do you love about the Comox Valley?” We will also have smaller Read More …

Teamwork Street Party – Simms Alley

(Saturday June 3 – after the Phat Tank Finale! in the Alley til Midnight) Featuring TeamWork (Agent Hooper + EM.ASH) TEAMWORK Mushroom Manor TeamWork Thursdays live stream (past episodes are up too) https://chew.tv/mushroommanor   AGENT HOOPER Tucked away in the coastal forests of Read More …

Phat Tank Fights the Monster God

In a bleak world of No Fun™, three individuals – Sprout, Lupe and B.6 – answered the call of destiny and formed the ass-busting dance band PHAT TANK, bringing love and salvation to their homeland and their people. They then Read More …

Lucky Village Karaoke

Experience the magic of Karaoke at Elevate with Lucky Village Karaoke. Thursday June 1, 830pm at Billy D’s Pub!  Be famous for 3 of your 15 minutes. It’s like the olden days where friends gathered around the piano for a Read More …

From afar – Splendor of Taiwan

Hosted by CV Multicultural Society on Friday June 2nd, at Filberg Centre Tickets are available at Bop City Record in Courtenay, Blue Heron Books in Comox and Laughing Oyster Books Shop in Courtenay; or call Jin (250)792-0738 for more information. Read More …

Bacon SLAM Poetry event

It’s poetry. It’s slammin… Winner gets a pound of Butcher’s Block bacon. what more do you need (there is beer, too).

Comox Valley Head Injury Society

All Day:  Brain Injury Simulation station All Day:   Art Therapy Project All Day:  Gallery Displaying the art work of our members at 102 – 254 Simms Community members will have the opportunity to simulate what it is like to have Read More …

Photopia 2017

“Every great inspiration is but an experiment…”      — Charles Ives, composer Convention doesn’t cut it when it comes to this year’s version of Photopia. → Keep Elevating →

Carnival on the Commons

5 pm Saturday June 3rd The community converges at 5 pm on Duncan Ave for the annual Carnival on the Common featuring street dancers, circus performers, carnival bands and so much more! Come and dance, play and celebrate the Commons Read More …

Don’t Touch the Artifacts Improv

Come watch people magically make stuff up and create stories out of nothing from nowhere. Nowhere, Now Here. Is that even possible? You be the judge—literally—as Don’t Touch the Artifact Improvisors make believe in this ComedySports style improvised show. Megan Read More …

Open Mic with the Wings

Billy D’s Pub & Bistro acoustic open mic events happen every Wednesday from 7-10pm. To join the fun, just add your name to the list provided, and anticipate  15 minute set (approx 3 songs per group). Quality Larivee guitars are Read More …

Don’t Touch the Artifacts Improv

Come watch people magically make stuff up and create stories out of nothing from nowhere. Nowhere, Now Here. Is that even possible? You be the judge—literally—as Don’t Touch the Artifact Improvisors make believe in this ComedySports style improvised show.    Megan Rose, Read More …

Youth Music Showcase

Join us for the 2nd annual Youth Music Showcase at the Elevate Arts Festival – this year known as the “Youth Music Blast Off”. This showcase of young, talented and emerging artists is coordinated by Wendy Nixon Stothert and is Read More …

Image to Text to Image

First we see, then we communicate the seen into utterances, sounds, performances, text and imagery. These expressions, in turn, evoke new responses. And so it goes image to text to image. How do we communicate what we see, experience, and Read More …

CV Monthly Maker Meetup

June Topic: Pattern Making Presenter: Nicole Bertram (Spool Sewing Studio) Location: Courtenay Library 7–8pm, Thurs June 1st Working on a cool project or want to start one? Looking to learn new skills and technologies? Join the CVRD Monthly Maker Meetup Read More …

Printmaking Extravaganza!

Two organizations collaborating on this event: North Island College School of Fine Art and Design Comox Valley Printmakers Association You are invited to experience the process of relief printmaking. North Island College School of Fine Art & Design, and Comox Read More …

I, Braineater

Thursday June 1 to Saturday June 3 at Cornerstone This extremely popular exhibit returns! Jim Cummins AKA “I, Braineater” is ground zero in the Vancouver punk underground art world since it’s inception in the late 1970s.  Involved in performance arts, painting, Read More …

Underground Dance Cabaret

Descend into the deep dark cavern of the Lower Elks Hall for the annual Elevate Underground Dance Event as part of the 6th Annual Elevate Arts Festival! Local dance schools, professionals, collectives and special performance guests will bring forward adventurous, Read More …

Living Library

Books in the Living Library are not bound in the traditional format. They are living, breathing volunteers – individuals who have experienced discrimination or are members of a group that has been affected by stereotype, stigma or prejudice, who are Read More …