Thank You Eric Harper!

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Thank You to the talented Eric Harper for kicking off the Summer Music By the Bay Concert Series! We enjoyed good company, excellent food and a soul-moving concert.

Thank you from all of us at Deep Bay!

VIU News Release – Grey Whale Exhibit Leaves a Legacy for Future Generations

Whale exhibit unveiled

Donors attend standing-room only unveiling ceremony

BOWSER, BC: The unveiling of a 10-metre long grey whale skeleton at Vancouver Island University’s (VIU) Deep Bay Marine Field Station was an emotional moment for Sharon Cooper of Sc’ianew First Nation. Read the rest of this entry »

Nanaimo Chamber Orchestra -August 22nd

Music by the Bay

A Cornucopia of Musical Temptations

The Nanaimo Chamber Orchestra will finish off our music series, performing a delightful mix of music while guests enjoy breathtaking views of Baynes Sound and feast on a sumptuous appetizer buffet, prepared by resident Red Seal chef Lila Ruzicka. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. Read the rest of this entry »

Final Report: Monitoring of Drift Seaweed and Harvest in Central Strait of Georgia 2014/15

We have released our final report on studying the drift seaweed and its harvest south of Deep Bay last winter!  You can download the final report prepared for the BC Ministry of Agriculture at this link:VIUCSR Beach Wrack Monitoring 2014-15 Final Report150522bk. If you are interested in this issue we urge you to please download the full report.  The Executive Summary from the report follows below the jump.  We anticipate that we will hold a community reporting session at the Field Station this summer to present the research of ourselves and others. Read the rest of this entry »

Saturday Lunch at the Station

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Bring your family out for lunch at the station! Picnic lunch will include a choice of; Quality Hot Dogs, House Made Burgers, BBQ Chicken or Salmon, a Variety of Salads, and Desserts.

Dates: July 4th, July 18th, August 1st, August 15th, August 29th

Adults $15

Kids $5

Ages 6 and under eat Free!

Reservations Recommended – 250.740.6611

Drop-In Tour & Lunch Every Thursday at the Station June 18 – August 27

Qualicum Middle School

Looking for something fun to do this summer? We have Drop-In Tours every Thursday from 11am – 12pm during the summer. Come learn about the research we are doing here, experience the touch tanks, and learn about our LEED Platinum Certified building.

$10 per person. No Reservation Required

Lunch will be available following the tour for $15. Menu, Chef’s Choice (TBD)

Tours and Lunch will run beginning on June 18th

Music By the Bay – June 25th Eric Harper


After a sold out preformance last year, we are thrilled to have Eric Harper kicking off our summer Music By The Bay Concert series on June 25th. Join us for dinner and an evening of spell-binding music, Flamenco to Classical.

Award Winning Flamenco Guitarist Eric Harper creates not only a unique sound all his own but his music is melodically entrancing, virtuosically ferocious and harmonically soul-stirring to the core. Among other achievements Eric has also co-scored Kevin Spacey’s movie entitled “Inseparable”, worked closely with amazing people such as Grammy Award Winning Producer KC Porter and The Office’s Rainn Wilson. Eric Harper performs in communities across North America performing for concert series, festivals and special events. His show uses material from his CDs entitled Eric Harper and Romper a Madrugada.

Dinner Menu:

Garlic, Chorizo and Ale steamed Shellfish
Abundant Antipasti platter, house Tomato herb Foccacia, artisanal breads
Summer Crudite platter
Local Chicken or Salmon souvlaki with tzatziki sauce
Bulgar Pilaf
Lemon baby potatoes
Greek salad
Tuscan Kale salad

Assortment of Deep Bay luscious sweets including gluten free options

Dinner: 5:30pm Advance ticket only  $20

Concert: 7:00pm Advance ticket only  $10

Purchase Tickets here or Call 250 740 6611 for more information


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