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James Bay Jazz Lust Life Jazz Band @ O Bistro

Monday, January 16th, 2017
Aldo Cabrera by Eduardo Pavon

Aldo Cabrera by Eduardo Pavon

Date: January 18th @ 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: O Bistro in the Oswego Hotel at 500 Oswego
Websites: http://www.lustlife.ca/

“Beat the Midweek Blues with the Lust Life Jazz Band Trio”.

For more information visit the website.

Wassail Day @ Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse

Sunday, January 15th, 2017
Sea Cider by Jameson Fink

Sea Cider by Jameson Fink

Date: January 15th @ 11:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse at 2487 Mt. St. Michael
Websites: http://seacider.ca/news/youre-invited-to-our-annual-wassail-celebrations-january-15th/

Sea Cider will be hosting a day of fun-filled, family events at the Farm & Ciderhouse. Wassailing is an ancient custom in which we bless the orchard and scare away the evil spirits. Wassail celebrations involve singing and drinking to the health of trees in the hope that they will thrive. The word “wassail’ comes from the Anglo-Saxon phrase “waes hael”, which means “good health”.

For more information visit the website.

Durrance Lake Loop

Saturday, January 14th, 2017
Durrance Lake by Old Itch

Durrance Lake by Old Itch

Date: January 15th @ 10:30am to 12:00pm
Location: Mount Work Regional Park
Websites: https://www.crd.bc.ca/docs/default-source/parks-pdf/nature-programs-winter-2017-web.pdf?sfvrsn=2

Join a CRD Regional Parks naturalist for a hike around this picturesque lake to explore its many inhabitants. Wear waterproof footwear. Meet in the Durrance Lake parking lot off Durrance off Willis Point Road.

Hamelin, a new fable: Children’s Theatre

Friday, January 13th, 2017
Hamelin by Valeria Luongo

Hamelin by Valeria Luongo

Date: January 15th @ 11:00am
Location: University Centre Farquhar Auditorium at UVic
Websites: https://tickets.uvic.ca/TheatreManager/1/tmEvent/tmEvent2439.html

“Axis Theatre’s unique theatre style re-tells the comedic, heart-tugging musical story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin, featuring a cast of five professional actor/musicians using masks and puppets.” Axis Theatre is one of BC’s important cultural institutions, travelling the world to share their unique repertoire of plays for all ages.

For more information visit the website.

Stephen Fearing Album Release – Every Soul’s A Sailor

Thursday, January 12th, 2017
Stephen Fearing by stephenfearing.com/about/

Stephen Fearing by stephenfearing.com/about/

Date: January 14th @ 7:30pm; doors 7:00pm
Location: Dave Dunnet Community Theatre, Oak Bay Secondary at 2121 Cadboro Bay
Websites: http://go-artist.com/events/stephen-fearing-album-release-every-souls-a-sailor

Multi JUNO Award-winner Stephen Fearing is celebrating his recent move to Victoria by launching his ninth studio record, Every Soul’s a Sailor, at a special album release concert. Opening guests will be Black Angus with high energy levels and state presence.

For more information visit the website.

Winter Birds of Witty’s (Guided Walk)

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017
Belted Kingfisher by Nicole Beaulac

Belted Kingfisher by Nicole Beaulac

Date: January 14th @ 10:00am to 11:30am
Location: Witty’s Lagoon Regional Park
Websites: https://www.crd.bc.ca/docs/default-source/parks-pdf/nature-programs-winter-2017-web.pdf?sfvrsn=2

Join a CRD Regional Parks naturalist to find out who’s who at the lagoon, a favourite bird hangout. Bring binoculars if you have a pair, a spotting scope will be available. Meet at the Nature House.

For more information visit the website.

Saanich Seedy Saturday

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Seedy Saturday by greenkeepers.ca

Seedy Saturday by greenkeepers.ca

Date: January 14th @ 10:00am to 2:00pm
Location: The Gardens at HCP at 505 Quayle
Websites: http://haliburtonfarm.org/coming-up-next-saturday-january-14/

Haliburton Farm presents its 5th annual Seedy Saturday: 30 Quality vendors, seeds, plants, local businesses, community seed exchange, children’s table. Nourishment provided by Charlotte & the Quail and complimentary drinks by Level Ground Trading.

For more information visit the website.

Public Opening: Urban Bird Sancturary

Monday, January 9th, 2017

Marsh Wren B&W by Nicole Beaulec

Marsh Wren B&W by Nicole Beaulec

Date: January 14th @ 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Robert Bateman Centre at 470 Belleville
Websites: https://batemancentre.org/events/public-opening-boxed-sanctuary/

Take advantage of the opening day ½ price admission to celebrate the newest exhibit, Boxed Santuary! Hot beverages and confections will be provided and activities for young kids will be available all day long. Learn more about the Urban Sanctuary Project that celebrates our connection to local bird sanctuaries.

For more information visit the website.

Thibaut Garcia Guitar Recital

Sunday, January 8th, 2017

Ovation by Jean-Baptiste Bellet

Ovation by Jean-Baptiste Bellet

Date: January 11th @ 8:00pm
Location: Phillip T Young Recital Hall, MacLaurin Building at Uvic
Websites: https://victoriabuzz.com/victoria-events/thibaut-garcia-guitar-recital/

Winner of six international competitions and one of Europe’s most talented young virtuosos. Absolutely not to be missed! Mr. Garcia’s Victoria debut includes works of Weiss, Manjon, Rodrigo, and the Four Season of Piazzolla.

For more information visit the website.

Open Word: Readings and Ideas: Leanne Betasamosake Simpson

Saturday, January 7th, 2017

an open Bood by imanka

an open Bood by imanka

Date: January 11th @ 7:30pm
Location: Wilna Thomas Building, Room 234, Camosun Lansdowne Campus
Websites: http://openspace.ca/programming/open-word-readings-and-ideas-leanne-betasamosake-simpson

Leanne Betasamosake Simpson will be reading from her forthcoming collection of short stories.

For more information visit the website.