Sat., Feb. 8 – Private Concert – Mezzo soprano Barbara Ebbeson and pianist Alison Nishihara perform in preparation for a Vancouver recital in March. 7:30 pm. by donation. For details and to reserve a spot, call 247-7404 or go to www.musicforawhile.ca.
Sun., Feb. 9 – GaLTT Trail Volunteer Work Party. Meet Bob Weenk at the first North Road pull off north west of Tait road at 1:30.
Sun., Feb. 9. – Gabriola Healing Arts Fair. The Commons 10 – 4 Free practitioner mini-sessions, workshops and demonstrations. www.gabriolahealingarts.com
Thurs., Feb. 13. – Gabriola Artworks annual Erotica Show opening 7pm -9pm.
Thurs., Feb. 13 – Lulu Performing Arts Society presents The Darren Sigesmund Quintet.Jazz, Latin, East European & Classical music. 7:30pm at the Phoenix Auditorium @ The Haven. Advance tickets $20 available at the Village Liquor Store. $25 at the door. Youth (16 and under) $5 anywhere/anytime
Fri., Feb. 14 – Aboubacar Camara on Gabriola for an evening of African music. Drum Circle at 6:30pm and Band at 8pm at The Community Hall. Admission is $15 in advance, tickets on sale at Artworks or $18 at the door (children are free).
Starting Fri., Feb. 14 – 7-9pm, also running Sat., and Sun., from 11-4pm – LOVE SQUARED, a huge group show featuring 75 works by 50 artists all on the subject of love, all 12×12” and all priced at $225. Only at Keep Calm Gallery 1156 Suzanne Ave. on Gabriola. Info: 250 247-7308.
Sat., Feb. 15 – Time to get out of the shack! It’s a Sadie Hawkins Dance! Gabriola’s Own: “Rural Roots” – are break’n those Polar Vortex Blues. Gabriola Golf Club & Honky Tonk. Tickets $8 at Golf Club & Artworks). Doors open at 7pm with burgers on the grill. Curtain at 8pm.
Sun., Feb. 16 – Jane Coop Solo Piano Recital at the Port Theatre. 2:30pm. Presented by the Nanaimo Conservatory of Music. Call 250-754-8550 for tickets.