Posts Tagged ‘VIM’

Shout Out to CHLY!

Farmer Brown and I share our passion for supporting creative entrepreneurs! Last Thursday, Farmer Brown invited me onto his radio talk show, Tuning Fork on CHLY, to talk about the upcoming Vancouver Island Market. Scroll down to give it a listen! Tuning Fork dives into important topics surrounding the support of the creative economy on…

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Spring 2020 Event: Cribbage Tournament with City Crib

Love to play cribbage? Want a chance to challenge yourself and win a City Crib board? On Friday, April 10th only: come by the Vancouver Island Market and register with City Crib to play in a cribbage tournament! The Top 2 finalists will win their own beautiful, locally made City Crib boards. Plus, every participant…

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Connection at the Mother’s Day Market: Dyan Made

A Story by Diane Aitken. As a maker, when I attend markets, I enjoy the interactions I have with the many individuals who stop by to admire my creations and just chat! On the last day of VIM’s Mother’s Day Market last year, I met two sisters. They approached me just prior to the end…

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VIM celebrates Creativity and Community with Cosplay

The countdown is on for our winter market happening this December 14-16 and our line up of vendors, workshops, and entertainers is nothing short of amazing.   And adding to our line up on Saturday, December 15th will feature our guests from NPC and Phenomacon who will be hosting a costume contest based on our theme…

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Craig McKee of Bespoke Shows

The unique magic of Craig McKee – a magic show that has equal parts of laughter, wonder, and fun mixed with 20 years of experience as a VIP entertainer! This interactive event will showcase some of his time-honoured reputation makers unique to his show, and a presentation style focused on fun! Preview this magician at…

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Vancouver Island Market Throwback!

At Vancouver Island Market, we are committed to bringing you the best of Vancouver Island’s growers, bakers and makers to our local community. We have partnered with Tourism Vancouver Island to share with you this throwback and the launch of our winter market campaign. Stay tuned for more upcoming giveaways, collaborations and the story behind…

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