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Picnic in the Gardens

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
Picnic by Amy Liscomb

Picnic by Amy Liscomb

Date: July 27th @ 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: Gardens at HCP at 505 Quayle
Website: http://hcp.ca/event/july-picnic-night/

Enjoy a middle of summer picnic at the beautiful Horticulture Centre of the Pacific. Bring your own picnic basket or contact Mosi’s bakery for a build your own, boxed picnic dinner that will be waiting for you at the gardens: www.mosibakery.com. Entertainment by Ray Spencer, face painting, and bubbles will entertain the whole family.

For more information visit the website.

10th Annual International Accordion Festival

Monday, July 25th, 2016
accordian by gdb_projects

accordian by gdb_projects

Date: July 26th to 31st
Location: Various Victoria Venues
Website: http://bcaccordion.ca/

Experience some of the world’s best accordion soloists and ensembles in one of North America’s most recognized accordion festivals! Like the previous years the competition is an important part of the festival. Prizes (money and awards) are over $5000CAD and the competition committee has already received entries from Europe, South America, China and North America. This should the best festival yet.

For more information visit the website.

Northwest Deuce Days

Sunday, July 24th, 2016
Deuce Coupe in Victoria BC by brewbooks

Deuce Coupe in Victoria BC by brewbooks

Date: July 24th
Location: Victoria Inner Harbour
Website: http://www.northwestdeuceday.com/

Since 2000, Northwest Deuce Days has been growing in attendance and visitor popularity. The largest collection of Deuce Coupes anywhere will be staged all around the Inner Harbour. The Deuce owners will have gone around town for the two days before the Inner Harbour showing with possible sightings all over town.

For more information visit the website.

Annual BC Aviation Museum Open House

Saturday, July 23rd, 2016
BC Aviation Museum

BC Aviation Museum by Tjflex2

Date: July 23rd @ 10:00am to 4:00pm
Location: BC Aviation Museum at 1910 Norseman
Website: http://www.bcam.net/news-and-events/

Various activities will be featured including Cessna flights, visiting aircrafts, Inauguration of BC Aviation Hall of Fame in its new location and food.

For more information visit the website.

Hebei Acrobatic Troupe

Friday, July 22nd, 2016
_MG_2630#2| Hebei Acrobatics by Andrew Schwartz

_MG_2630#2| Hebei Acrobatics by Andrew Schwartz

Date: July 23rd @ 7:00pm
Location: Royal Theatre @ 805 Broughton
Website: http://www.rmts.bc.ca/events/hebei-acrobatic-troupe-2016-royal-theatre

This “must see” production combines Chinese traditions, incredible acrobatics, stunning costumes, Chinese props, and beautiful music soundtrack. These amazing acrobats have trained since childhood and are all now 19 – 25 year old pros.

For more information visit the website.

30th Annual Sooke Fine Arts Show

Thursday, July 21st, 2016
Sooke Fine Arts Show

Sooke Fine Arts Show

Date: July 22nd to August 1st @ 10:00am to 7:00pm
Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex at 2168 Phillips in Sooke
Website: http://sookefinearts.com/

This is Vancouver Island’s longest running juried fine art show providing opportunities for the best artists from Vancouver Island and BC’s costal islands to showcase and sell their work. The 11-day event draws more than 8000 art lovers from Canada, the US and abroad. More than 375 works of original island art are on display in a stunning, 17,000-square-foot gallery. Daily artist demonstrations, talks, guided tours, live music, gift shop and a bistro are also available during the event.

For more information visit the website.

Rock the Shores

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016
DSC01105 by RosieTulips

DSC01105 by RosieTulips

Date: July 22nd to July 24th
Location: Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre at 1767 Island Hwy
Website: http://rocktheshores.com/

The biggest rock event of the summer on Vancouver Island is back! For three days only enjoy homegrown talent as well as high profile artists including Current Swell, Jesse Roper, Jon and Roy, Towers and Trees and more.

For more information and full lineup visit the website.

A Pop-Up Shop: Local Vendors at the Breakwater

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016
Oysters by Erin Kohlenberg

Oysters by Erin Kohlenberg

Date: July 21st @ 2:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: The Breakwater Barge at 201-199 Dallas
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/778347405629704/

This event features local artists/designers, a cocktail bar, craft beer, cider, wine fresh 2 bucks a shuck oysters and cool music.

For more information visit the website.

Encaustica – explorations in wax

Monday, July 18th, 2016
Von by Lenard Collins of Willow Wax

Von by Lenard Collins of Willow Wax

Date: July 20th to August 1st @ 11:00am to 5:00pm                                                                                                                                                                           Meet the Artists Reception June 22nd @ 7:30pm to 9:30pm Location: Coast Collective Arts Centre at #103-318 Wale
Website: http://www.coastcollective.ca/upcoming-art-shows.html#encaustica

“This is a solo exhibition of new works by Lenard Collins. Encaustic (wax) painting originates in ancient Greece and Egypt where artists would use wax and other precious materials like gold leaf to fashion the death masks of wealthy patrons. Lenard Collins’ work is influenced by the artist’s love of ancient culture and pays homage to these amazing artists and artifacts. The work exploits this deeply textural medium to capture lush, intensely colourful abstracts and portraits.”

For more information visit the website.

Band, Bubbles & Bennies at the Chateau Victoria

Sunday, July 17th, 2016
Egger by ShuminLong

Egger by ShuminLong

Date: July 17th @ 11:00am to 2:00pm
Location: Vista18 in the Chateau Victoria at 740 Burdett
Website: http://www.vista18.com/event/band-bubbles-bennies/

This popular annual brunch is back with live music, specialty eggs Benedict, and sparkling wine from BC vineyards. This event is held in the restaurant with the tallest views over Victoria’s Inner Harbour and towards Dallas Rd.

For more information visit the website.