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HomeTown Tourist Weekend

Events and Discounts available for locals and visitors!

HOME TOWN TOURIST 2018

 Here is a list of HomeTown Tourist specials

June 11-15, 2018

Citrus Cycle offers Buy 1, Get 1 50% off eBike Rentals booked from June 11-15th visit our store at#1-1158 Rocky Creek Road to discover what the “eBike Smile” is all about! 1-888-342-0102 citruscycles.ca

Friday June 15, 2018

12pm – 4pm, Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery exhibition is Urban Streets Art Show. Urban Streets tell a story of a town or city and the people who live there. Free – 250 – 245-1252 www.ladysmithwaterfrontgallery.com

1:30pm, Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament. This is a great way to network with members of the business community and have a great day on the links. www.ladysmithcofc.com

5pm, Dine on the Dock. The official kick-off for the weekend with a meet and greet. Come on down to the Ladysmith Maritime Society Community Marina Welcome Centre and get to know your partners in the weekend, have dinner and see what’s going on at the dock! To reserve your ticket call 250-245-1146 www.lmsmarina.ca

Saturday June 16, 2018

7:30am – 6pm, 49th Café, 2 for 1, Specialty Coffee Drinks and Smoothies, 1020 1st Ave, 250-245-3221. Be sure to mention ‘HomeTown Tourist Weekend special’. www.facebook.com/the49thcafe

8am – 6pm, 2 for 1, Work Out at Frank Jameson Community Centre Fitness Centre, 810 6th Ave, 250-245-6424. Be sure to mention ‘HomeTown Tourist Weekend special’. www.ladysmith.ca

 8am-9pm Eaglequest Golf Center 1601 Thatcher Rd. buy 10 range units and double your purchase when you mention ‘Hometown Tourist’     For more information visit Eaglequest Golf Center 250-754-1325  www.eaglequestgolf.com/locations/nanaimo/

9am – 5pm, Sealegs Kayaking rent 2 single 1-hr sea kayak rentals for the price of one, Transfer Beach 250-245-4096. Be sure to mention ‘HomeTown Tourist Weekend special’. www.sealegskayaking.com

9:30am, Hill Dash Race Registration, corner of High & 3rd Ave. 250-924-4444 for more information how to join visit their web site https://raceroster.com/events/2018/15879/2018-ladysmith-hill-dash

9:30am – 4pm, Ladysmith Visitor Centre open to answer all your questions. 250-245-2112 www.ladysmithcofc.com

10am-3pm, Ladysmith Sportsmen’s Club ” BC Family Fishing Day” Learn to fish licence free – Upon entry please bring a food donation for the Ladysmith Food Bank – Bush Creek Hatchery – Call Dave Judson for info 250-245-3690

 

10am -4pm, Ironworks Café & Creperie serving up their the 4 Berry Crepe at only 6.50 422 Esplanade Ave. 250-710-9441

10am – 4pm, Ladysmith Golf Course is offering all-day golf for $ 15 or 9 holes for $ 10 please be sure to mention ‘HomeTown Tourist discount’. for more information visit www.ladysmithgolfclub.ca

10am – 2 pm Citrus Cycle offers Free eBike demos Come by our store at #1-1158 Rocky Creek Road to discover what the “eBike Smile” is all about! 1-888-342-0102 citruscycles.ca

10:30am, Wolf Walk with Tundra, meet at the Nanaimo River Fish Hatchery 2775 Rugby Rd. by 10:15 at the latest. PLEASE NOTE: NO DOG OR CHILDREN UNDER 6 as this is a distraction to the wolf, enjoy a 45-minute walk then a video presentation at the Cassidy Country Kitchen, total 90 minutes. A Donation towards Tundra’s School Programs accepted.

10:30am, Ladysmith Maritime Society, 610 Oyster Bay Rd. will be running ½ price Harbour Boat Tours. 250-245-0109 No reservation required, www.lmsmarina.ca

11am til closing, Fox & Hound is offering $1 off their 1 piece fish and chips with the coupon found in the June TAKE 5, ‘HomeTown Tourist Weekend special’. 11 High St., 250-924-1747. www.foxandhoundsladysmith.com

11am, Hill Dash Race, corner of High & 3rd Ave. 250-924-4444. The Hill Dash is a unique running relay event that will put your physical and mental limits to the test as you sprint up Ladysmith’s High Street. Relay team members are required to run/walk/crawl up High St from First to Third Avenue and then roll a ball down the hill to the next team member that will be waiting on First Ave. for more information visit their web site https://raceroster.com/events/2018/15879/2018-ladysmith-hill-dash

11am – 3pm, Riot Brewery Beer Garden Riot Brewery Beer Garden at Spirit Square (LRCA). All ages are welcome. ID required for beer.

11am – 3pm, The Wilkinson Heritage Homestead Restoration Public Open House Wildwood 2929 Crane Rd. Join us as we celebrate the completion of the year-long Homestead Restoration project. All donations welcome.

12pm – 4pm, Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery exhibition is Urban Streets Art Show. Urban Streets tell a story of a town or city and the people who live there. Free – 250 – 245-1252 www.ladysmithwaterfrontgallery.com

12 – 4pm, Ladysmith Museum 721 1st Ave., will be celebrating with a temporary display “Now & Then Quiz & Passport” test your knowledge of our beautiful downtown businesses. Refreshments and prizes 250-245-0423 www.ladysmithhistoricalsociety.ca

12pm, Kids Dash

12:30pm, Running of the Balls

2pm, Ladysmith Maritime Society, 610 Oyster Bay Rd. will be running ½ price Harbour Boat Tours. 250-245-0109 No reservation required, www.lmsmarina.ca

 

3 –6pm, 2 for 1 Swim, Soak or Sauna at Frank Jameson Community Centre Aquatics Centre, 810 6th Ave. 250-245-6424. No reservation required. Be sure to mention ‘HomeTown Tourist Weekend special’. www.ladysmith.ca

4pm, Celebrate the amalgamation of St. Mary’s RC Church Ladysmith & St. Joseph’s Church Chemainus with a mass and dinner.  Events to take place at St. Mary’s Church 1135 4th Ave. tickets: $5 St. Joseph’s School 9735 Elm, St.Mary’s Office (10-12am) 250-245-3414

7 pm, Local “bad” boy drug czar Art Williams incredible story told by author Daryl Ashby this Saturday, June 16 at 7pm, Free. Williams who lived south of Ladysmith navigated for years beneath the judicial radar while hand selecting a crew that formed a criminal empire. The thirst for a chemical high along the North American west coast only whetted his appetite to meet the need. The incredible story that was Art Williams makes Daryl Ashby’s new book 85 Grams: Art Williams – Drug Czar a fascinating read.  You’ll get a chance to meet the author at a slide show and talk co-hosted by historian Rob Johnson on Saturday, June 16 at 7pm at the Frank Jameson Community Centre. https://youtu.be/sQIvYkHw3iI

 

Sunday June 17, 2018

7am – 1pm, Annual Fishing Derby tournament, all day. Entry $30. Fish for rainbow Trout, win prizes. Contact Zuiderzee Campsite 250-722-2334.

7:30am – 6pm, 49th Café, 2 for 1, Specialty Coffee Drinks and Smoothies. 1020 1st Ave., 250-245-3221. Be sure to mention ‘HomeTown Tourist Weekend special’. www.facebook.com/the49thcafe

8am – 6pm, 2 for 1, Work Out at Frank Jameson Community Centre Fitness Centre, 810 6th Ave, 250-245-6424. Be sure to mention ‘HomeTown Tourist Weekend special’. www.ladysmith.ca

8am-9pm Eaglequest Golf Center 1601 Thatcher Rd. buy 10 range units and double your purchase when you mention ‘Hometown Tourist’     For more information visit Eaglequest Golf Center 250-754-1325  www.eaglequestgolf.com/locations/nanaimo/

All Day! Eaglequest Golf Center 1601 Thatcher Rd. 250-754-1325 Customer Appreciation Day/Father’s Day Colored ball promo (Find a colored ball in your range basket and you win a prize), All dad’s golf FREE (with accompanying green fee) – All dad’s get a FREE range bucket (with accompanying range purchase) for more information visit Eaglequest Golf Center 250-754-1325

9am – 5pm, Sealegs Kayaking rent 2 single 1-hr sea kayak rentals for the price of one, Transfer Beach 250-245-4096. Be sure to mention ‘HomeTown Tourist special’. www.sealegskayaking.com

9:30am – 4pm, Ladysmith Visitor Centre open to answer all your questions. 250-245-2112 www.ladysmithcofc.com

10am – 4pm, Ladysmith Golf Course is offering all-day golf for $ 15 or 9 holes for $ 10 please be sure to mention ‘HomeTown Tourist discount’. for more information visit www.ladysmithgolfclub.ca

10am -4pm, Ironworks Café & Creperie serving up their 4 Berry Crepe at only $6.50 422 Esplanade Ave. 250-710-9441

10am – 2pm, Cedar Farmers Market. Enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables, local products, organic fare, and entertainment.  The market is open in the parking lot at the Crow & Gate -FREE- cedarfarmersmarket.org

10:30am, Ladysmith Maritime Society, 610 Oyster Bay Rd. will be running ½ price Harbour Boat Tours. 250-245-0109 No reservation required, www.lmsmarina.ca

10:30am, Wolf Walk with Tundra, meet at the Nanaimo River Fish Hatchery 2775 Rugby Rd. by 10:15 at the latest. PLEASE NOTE: NO DOGS OR CHILDREN UNDER 6 as this is a distraction to the wolf, enjoy a 45 minute walk then a video presentation at the Cassidy Country Kitchen, total 90 minutes. A Donation towards Tundra’s School Programs accepted.

11am-2pm Treat Dad to an awesome Father’s Day Brunch at the Cranberry Arms Pub, 1604 Cedar Rd. call 250-722-3112 for reservations.

11am til closing, Fox & Hound is offer $1 off their 1-piece fish and chips with the coupon found in the June TAKE 5, ‘HomeTown Tourist Weekend special’. 11 High St., 250-924-1747.  www.foxandhoundsladysmith.com

 

11:30am, Father’s Day Brunch at the Cotton Club Restaurant, 1975 Haslam Rd. 250-245-5157 Treat Dad to a delicious Brunch reservation required.

12pm – 4pm, Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery exhibition is Urban Streets Art Show. Urban Streets tell a story of a town or city and the people who live there. Free – 250 – 245-1252 www.ladysmithwaterfrontgallery.com

June 17, 12-4pm, Ladysmith Little Theatre is hosting an Open House, come by and see behind the scenes, costume design, set design to learn tricks of the trade. 4985 Christie Rd.

12 – 4pm, Ladysmith Museum 721 1st Ave., will be celebrating with a temporary display “Now & Then” highlighting changes to our beautiful downtown businesses and some other special activities. 250-245-0423 www.ladysmithhistoricalsociety.ca

2pm, Ladysmith Maritime Society, 610 Oyster Bay Rd. will be running ½ price Harbour Boat Tours. 250-245-0109 No reservation required, www.lmsmarina.ca

2 – 5pm, 2 for 1 Swim, Soak or Sauna at Frank Jameson Community Centre Aquatics Centre, 810 6th Ave., 250-245-6424. No reservation required. Be sure to mention ‘HomeTown Tourist Weekend special’. www.ladysmith.ca

 2pm, Citrus Cycle offers Buy 1, Get 1 50% off our “Ocean & Forest Trails Discovery” eBike Tour 1-888-342-0102 citruscycles.ca

 

Rain or Shine our area has so many awesome things to do, take some time for a family-fun day during the “Hometown Tourist Weekend”. You will be pleasantly surprised at what is right here in your own back yard!

Need more info? Email ads [at] take5 [dot] ca or call 250-245-7015

 NOTE:  These images are a represntation and are not necessarily the actual event.