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Cooking Explorations at Snowdon House

Sunday, February 19th, 2017
Waffles by thwartedagain

Waffles by thwartedagain

Date: February 21st & 28th @ 1:00pm-2:30pm or 6:00pm-7:30pm
Location: Snowdon House Gourmet & Gifts at 1890 Mills
Websites: http://snowdonhouse.ca/

Gather at the farmhouse for their first series of cooking explorations of 2017, featuring their Snowdon House Gourmet products! Enjoy dishes of Tomato & Pomegranate Salad, fresh Ricotta Cheese on Garlic Crostinis topped with Ginger or Coconut Dahl Lavender Lemon Dessert Waffles topped with Lavender & Rose Sorbet! Register by calling 250-658-3419.

For more information visit the website.

Drink with People You Love

Saturday, February 18th, 2017
Drink mixing by Scott Schiller

Drink mixing by Scott Schiller

Date: February 21st @ 7:00pm to 11:00pm
Location: Nourish Kitchen & Café at 225 Quebec
Websites: http://www.nourishkitchen.ca/workshops/drink-with-people-you-love?rq=drink

To celebrate the incredible sense of community in Victoria’s hospitality scene Nourish is hosting an industry party, with non-industry people welcome as well. Some of Victoria’s favourite bartenders will be on site to help launch the new beverage menu. These bartenders include Alisha-Isla Fleming from Clive’s Classic Lounge, Brant Porter from Pizzeria Prima Strada, Caledonia Wright from Veneto Tapa Lounge and Marlee Baxter from Stage Wine Bar.

For more information visit the website.

Victoria African & Caribbean Cultural Society (VACCS) & AfricaFest

Friday, February 17th, 2017
Culture Fest: North Africa & the Middle East by Howard County Library

Culture Fest: North Africa & the Middle East by Howard County Library

Date: February 18th to 28th
Location: Various Location throughout Great Victoria
Websites: https://vaccsociety.blogspot.ca/Home

To celebrate Black History month enjoy various events hosted by the VACCS ranging from film screenings a gala, dance classes and more.

For more information visit the website.

Indoor Salt Spring Market

Thursday, February 16th, 2017
Salt Spring Island by Georgia Hennessy Jackson

Salt Spring Island by Georgia Hennessy Jackson

Date: February 18th @ 9:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Farmers Institute at 351 Rainbow, Salt Spring Island
Websites: http://www.saltspringtourism.com/event-calendar/

For this one day only enjoy the favourite outdoor vendors and other local Salt Spring Island businesses showcased at this indoor event. Enjoy food, music, art work, crafts, kid’s stuff and happiness!

For more information visit the website.

2017 Dine Around & Stay in Town

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
JOH_6910 by star5112

JOH_6910 by star5112

Date: February 17th to March 5th
Location: Various restaurants throughout Greater Victoria
Websites: http://www.tourismvictoria.com/events/dinearound/

If you enjoyed the Gala or missed out everyone will enjoy this most anticipated dining event. Dive into Victoria’s culinary scene at over 60 participating restaurants with three course menus costing $20, $30, $40 or $50 per person.

For more information visit the website.

DreamBig Campaign

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
DreamBig Campaign Picture by makeherlab.co

DreamBig Campaign Picture by makeherlab.co

Date: February 16th @6:30pm-9pm; Screening 6:45pm & Panel Discussion: 7:50pm
Location: City Hall of Victoria at 1 Centennial Square
Websites: https://makeherlab.co/products/dream-big-campaign-city-hall

Dream, Girl, the documentary showcasing the stories of ambitious and inspiring female entrepreneurs is coming to Victoria. This documentary is listed in Oprah’s Soulful 100 and has been screened at all the Twitter offices worldwide. The DreamBig event, which includes a screening and an all-star female panel discusses entrepreneurship in Victoria. All tickets are by donation to support initiatives that encourage and provide hand-on experience to girls in the areas of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and business in order to help them dream big. Presenter include Lisa Helps, Mayor of Victoria; Meredith Moll, VP, Sales & Marketing; Erin Athene, Founder, Purpose Social & Isabelle Mercier Turcotte, Founder, LeapZone Strategies.

For more information visit the website.

Dine Around & Stay in Town Gala Launch

Monday, February 13th, 2017
Spanish Tapas by Javi Vte Rejas

Spanish Tapas by Javi Vte Rejas

Date: February 16th @ 5:00pm-7:30pm
Location: Victoria Conference Centre at 720 Douglas
Websites: http://www.tourismvictoria.com/events/dinearound/

It’s back, and it’s bigger than ever! Tease your taste buds at Victoria’s largest annual food festival. Enjoy mouth-watering samples and handcrafted libations from over 60 restaurants, more than 20 VGA wineries and many of BC’s finest craft breweries.

For more information visit the websites.

Victoria BC Day Events

Sunday, February 12th, 2017
BC celebrates Family Day by Province of British Columbia

BC celebrates Family Day by Province of British Columbia

Date: February 13th
Location: Throughout BC
Websites: http://www.bcrpa.bc.ca/familyday/events?field_family_day_org_city_value=Victoria; http://www.tourismvictoria.com/events/calendar/

Throughout Greater Victoria like across the rest of BC great family day events will be held at various venues. Enjoy the third annual provincial holiday with family and friends at any of the great events on the above website links.

For more information visit the websites.

Night Shift: Wild Romance

Saturday, February 11th, 2017
Swans on the Thames by Ryan McCurdy

Swans on the Thames by Ryan McCurdy

Date: February 11th @ 8:00pm to 12:00am
Location: Royal BC Museum at 675 Belleville
Websites: http://royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/visit/events/calendar/event/66330/night-shift-wild-romance

Enjoy this pre-Valentine’s Day event with “attraction, instinct, passion and love. The event will include live music, presentations and adult-only crafts and activities to get your heart racing. A cash bar and snacks from Truffle Catering will be available in this 19+ only event.

For more information visit the website.

Song and Surf Music Festival

Friday, February 10th, 2017
San Juan Inlet by Robin Dawes

San Juan Inlet by Robin Dawes

Date: February 10th to 13th
Location: Multiple Venues at Port Renfrew
Websites: http://songandsurf.com/

Taking place in multiple indoor venues throughout the picturesque town of Port Renfrew, Song and Surf offers attendees unique and intimate concert experiences featuring world class talent.

For more information visit the website.