Shakespeare Festival at Fisherman’s Wharf Park

June 26th, 2017
The Works of William Shakespeare by the Wolf Law Library

The Works of William Shakespeare by the Wolf Law Library

Date:  June 29th to August 19th from Thursday to Saturday
Location: Fisherman’s Wharf Park at 30 Erie
Websites: http://www.vancouverislandshakespearearts.com/

Presented by Vancouver Island Shakespeare Arts, this year enjoy either King Lear or Complete Works so choose one or do them both! King Lear is one of Shakespeare’s darkest tragedies with a timeless story of a British king who descends into madness in the 8th century BC and runs Thursdays @ 7:00pm, Saturdays @ 2:00pm & 7:00pm. Complete Works is a fast-paced comedic review of all 37 of the bard’s plays and runs on Fridays @ 7:00pm and Sundays @ 2:00pm & 7:00pm.

For more information visit the website.

Migrations – Art Opening

June 25th, 2017
Brant by Robin Argarwal (ANudibrant)

Brant by Robin Argarwal (ANudibrant)

Date:  June 29th @ 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: The Robert Bateman Centre at 470 Belleville
Websites: https://batemancentre.org/events/migrations-art-opening/

Be the first to see this stunning summer exhibit which explores the migratory animals near the Victoria region, drawing from community members’ testimony to create an art and narrative-based experience.

For more information visit the website.

PDA Fashion Show 2017

June 24th, 2017
"Dimensions" Student Fashion Show by COD Newsroom

"Dimensions" Student Fashion Show by COD Newsroom

Date:  June 28th @ 9:00pm to 10:30pm
Location: The Bay Centre at 1150 Douglas
Websites: http://www.thebaycentre.ca/events

Support the work of the first year students from the Pacific Design Academy. These students worked alongside professional Fashion Designers to put on this annual event.

For more information visit the website.

Mountain Dream Productions Presents: Peter Pan

June 23rd, 2017
Peter Pan by idreamlikecrazy

Peter Pan by idreamlikecrazy

Date:  June 24th @ 7:00pm & 25th @ 2:00pm
Location: Mary Winspear Centre at 2243 Beacon
Websites: http://www.mountaindreambc.com/

This award winning production from London’s West End by Piers Chater Robinson should not be missed. The timeless tale based on the stories of J. M. Barrie, presented by the young actors of the Mountain Dream Production’s triple-threat school of theatre.

For more information visit the website.

Cookeilidh – A Celtic Evening at Evedar’s Bistro

June 22nd, 2017
String Instruments @ Rockaway Beach by Lynn Friedman

String Instruments @ Rockaway Beach by Lynn Friedman

Date:  June 24th @ 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Location: Evedar’s Bistro at 2829 Peatt
Websites: http://evedarsbistro.com/index.html

Enjoy an evening of high energy Celtic music enjoy some great food at Evedar’s who boasts some of the best food in town. Cookeilidh has been delighting audiences for years with their high energy traditional, and modernized Celtic tunes.

For more information visit the website.

Island Icons Pinot Noir Celebration

June 21st, 2017
Maturing Pinot Noir. by Jim Fischer

Maturing Pinot Noir. by Jim Fischer

Date:  June 24th @ 3 different events see website
Location: Averill Creek at 6552 North Rd.  Duncan
Websites: http://www.averillcreek.ca/event/island-icons-pinot-noir-celebration/

This event is to “celebrate and promote Pinot Noir as one of the iconic grapes of our region” brining all the Cowichan Valley wineries who grown and craft wines from the great grapes. Choose from one of the three events or attend all three. Participating Wineries include Alderlea Vineyards, Averill Creek Vineyard, Blue Grouse Estate Winery, Unsworth Vineyards, Venturi Schulze Vineyards and Vigneti Zanatta Winery.

For more information visit the website.

TD Victoria International JazzFest

June 20th, 2017
Jazz by Flavio Bei

Jazz by Flavio Bei

Date:  June 23rd to July 2nd
Location: Various Locations Downtown
Websites: http://jazzvictoria.ca/jazz-fest

This ten-day music festival features jazz, blues and world music of local, Canadian, and internationally acclaimed musicians alike. The “grandfather” of music festivals serving audiences in Vancouver and Gulf Island region, TD JazzFest offers the audience a wide scope of programming comparable to much larger festivals in significantly larger urban areas.

For more information visit the website.

8th Annual Tall Tree Music Festival

June 19th, 2017
IMG_2320.jpg by Maciej

IMG_2320.jpg by Maciej

Date:  June 23rd to 25th
Location: Brown’s Mountain in Port Renfrew
Websites: https://talltreemusicfestival.com/2017/

Situated on the beautiful property known as Brown’s Mountain, the festival takes place in one of the most picturesque settings in Canada. Acts and visual artists alike are booked to attract multiple generations of music and art lovers. Musical genres are wide ranging from rock and reggae to electronic and everything in between.

For more information visit the website.

The Island Summer Games

June 18th, 2017
Summers End by Anthony

Summers End by Anthony

Date:  June 23rd to 25th
Location: Topaz Park at 3000 Glasgow
Websites: https://www.islandsummergames.com/

Vancouver Island’s own homegrown sports & entertainment festival is back! This 3-day outdoor festival is the largest and most unique event of its kind of Vancouver Island. Register now or just come cheer on the participants.

For more information visit the website.

Spirit of Victoria 150: Celebrate Canada

June 17th, 2017
Ottawa Tulip Festival 2017 by Zhu

Ottawa Tulip Festival 2017 by Zhu

Date:  June 21st to July 1st
Location: Multiple Venues around Inner Harbour
Websites: http://spirit150victoria.ca/

This eleven-day commemoration of Canada’s 150th birthday will be filled with multicultural artistry, diverse food and beverage offerings, and live music. As always Canada Day will end with a massive firework display!

For more information visit the website.