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Fab Forts Celebrations

Friday, August 12th, 2016
remnants of war by Roy

remnants of war by Roy

Date: August 20th @ 11:00am to 3:30pm
Location: Fort Rodd Hill & Fisgard Lighthouse at 603 Fort Rodd Hill
Website: http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/lhn-nhs/bc/fortroddhill/activ/activ2016.aspx#FabForts

Victoria’s largest squirt gun battle is back at the Fort! Along with this wet event will be many games, face painting and live music. Enjoy active fun for the entire family.

For more information visit the website.

Art in the Alley – Land Trust Alliance of BC Fundraiser

Thursday, August 11th, 2016
Dragon Alley, Victoria, BC by Jeannette Hall

Dragon Alley, Victoria, BC by Jeannette Hall

Date: August 20th @ 10:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Dragon Alley at 532 ½ Fisgard
Website: http://https//www.facebook.com/events/563020490567292/

This fundraiser will be hosting a number of local visual artists and musicians showcasing their local talent. The visual artists will have a wonderful display of paintings, pottery, trains and drawing while enjoying wonderful musicians and sipping and eating.

For more information visit the website.

Victoria Street Food Festival

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016
Victoria, British Columbia by Jasperdo

Victoria, British Columbia by Jasperdo

Date: August 19th & 26th @ 11:00am to 9:00pm
Location: Centennial Sqaure at 1 Centennial
Website: https://www.facebook.com/VicStreetFoodFest

Enjoy some of the Island’s best street food, beer, cider and live music.

For more information visit the website.

North Saanich Food & Farm Festival – Flavour Trail 2016

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016
Events underway as BC celebration by Province of BC

Events underway as BC celebration by Province of BC

Date: August 19th to 21st
Location: Various locations throughout North Saanich see map on website
Website: http://www.flavourtrails.com/index.php/nsflavourtrail/

This popular annual festival highlights North Saanich’s growers, harvesters, fishers, vinters, chefs and producers that are right here in our backyard. Experience the locations by bike or car and take a farm or winery tour, sample food, enjoy music and art all while learning about regional indigenous harvesting.

For more information visit the website.

Sunday Funday

Monday, August 8th, 2016
Community Kitchen by Jen Arrr

Community Kitchen by Jen Arrr

Date: August 14th @ 11:00am to 3:00pm
Location: Victoria Public Market at 1701 Douglas
Website: http://victoriapublicmarket.com/event-calendar/

Enjoy live music, lots of local artisans selling their handmade items, delicious lunch options available from the permanent vendors, and cooking demonstrations and samples out of the Community Kitchen.

For more information visit the website.

Esquimalt Arts Festival

Saturday, August 6th, 2016
Victoria Chalk Art Festival by Blake Handley

Victoria Chalk Art Festival by Blake Handley

Date: August 14th @ 11:00am to 4:00pm
Location: English Inn at 429 Lampson
Website: http://www.townshiparts.org/

The stately English Inn will host a showcase of local and regional artists. Artist demonstrations and book readings from local authors, interactive activities for the children, live music, food trucks, and an amazing strawberry tea will all be had.

For more information visit the website.

12th Annual Bowker Creek Brush Up Art Show and Sale

Friday, August 5th, 2016
Artist's Hands with Brushes by abductit

Artist's Hands with Brushes by abductit

Date: August 14th @ 11:00am to 4:30pm
Location: Bowker Creek Park @ 1660 Hampshire
Website: http://www.oakbayartists.com/

Join over 40 artists, on the shady banks in this urban Oak Bay Park, as they interact with the public while creating their art form. Participating artists will display their paintings, pottery, sculptures, jewelry, photography and more! A creation station for the kids, music and great food will make this an event for everyone.

For more information visit the website.

2016 India Mela: Passage Through Indian Subcontinent

Thursday, August 4th, 2016
Henna by melgupta

Henna by melgupta

Date: August 12th@4pm to 7:30pm; 13th@11am to 8pm & 14th@11am to 7pm
Location: Cedar Hill Golf Course at 1400 Derby
Website: http://www.iccavictoria.com/

“Engage in a passage through Indian traditions, culture and heritage. Savor authentic food from all parts of India prepared by local restaurants. Experience multicultural, Indian classical and Bollywood dance and music performed by talented performers. Indian Jewelry, apparel and accessories featuring local and national retailers will be on display for purchase. Also available will be a bouncy castle, water games, palmistry, henna and many more fun-filled activities.”

For more information visit the website.

22nd Annual Dragon Boat Festival

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016
Victoria Dragon Boat Festival by Jay-P

Victoria Dragon Boat Festival by Jay-P

Date: August 12th to 14th
Location: Victoria Inner Harbour
Website: http://victoriadragonboat.com/

One of Victoria’s most spectacular summer festivals and the only dragon boat festival in Canada to take place in a working harbor is back for another year. New this year will be improvements to the paddlers’ village with expanded food options and surprises on the water.

For more information visit the website.

Arts & Music in the Gardens

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016
Dahlia Test Garden by Nikki

Dahlia Test Garden by Nikki

Date: August 6th to 7th @ 11:00am to 4:00pm
Location: The Gardens at HCP at 505 Quayle
Website: http://hcp.ca/event/art-music-in-the-gardens/2016-08-07/

Over 40 local artists will perform in the beautiful Gardens at HCP while visitors have the opportunity to view and purchase paintings, ceramics, wood working, jewelry, glass works, textiles, and much more. You will also be able to view the HCP’s new Bonsai Garden and talk to members of the Vancouver Island Bansai Club who will be there with their plants. Master Gardeners will also be on hand to answer your even your toughest gardening questions. Free shuttle bus from VI Technology Park parking area (behind Camosun College Interurban Campus) will be available.

For more information visit the website.