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2017 Pride Week

Sunday, July 2nd, 2017
capital pride by kellybdc

capital pride by kellybdc

Date:  July 3rd to 9th
Location: Throughout Downtown Victoria
Websites: http://victoriapridesociety.org/events/

“Victoria Pride Week empowers those who are – or think they may be – lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirited, intersex, and all friends and allies to celebrate learning and empowerment throughout the week-long festival. The annual parade and festival will be held on Sunday, July 9, 2017. Victoria Pride Festival is a family inclusive event.”

For more information visit the website.

Happy Canada Day!

Saturday, July 1st, 2017
Happy Birthday Canada you are 150 years young :) by Irene Steeves

Happy Birthday Canada you are 150 years young :) by Irene Steeves

Shakespeare Festival at Fisherman’s Wharf Park

Monday, 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

Sunday, 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

Saturday, 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

Friday, 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

Thursday, 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

Wednesday, 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

Tuesday, 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

Monday, 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.