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March Cooking Explorations at Snowdon House

Sunday, March 12th, 2017
Goat cheese Cheesecake at Txori by Narisa

Goat cheese Cheesecake at Txori by Narisa

Date: March 14th & 21st @ 1:00-2:30pm & 6:00-7:30pm
Location: Snowdon House Gourmet at 1890 Mills
Websites: http://snowdonhouse.ca/communuity

Enjoy the second round of their 2017 series of cooking exploration at the Snowdon farmhouse! All classes include their Snowdon House Gourmet products as well as their Infused Vinegar Spritzer. You will get new recipes with each class and generous tasting sizes. The March menu includes Seafood Quiche with Dill & Lemon, Parsnip Poutine with Creamy Tzatziki Salad and Goat Cheese Cheesecake with Raspberry & Mint Gelee.

For more information visit the website.

Ballet Victoria Presents: A Midsummer Night’s Dream and New Canadian Works

Saturday, March 11th, 2017
Midsummer Night's Dream by Patrick McDonald

Midsummer Night's Dream - Watercolour Ballet by Patrick McDonald

Date: March 14th to 15th @ 7:30pm
Location: Royal Theatre at 805 Broughton
Websites: https://www.balletvictoria.ca/

Shakespeare’s wit to Mendelssohn’s playful score is transformed into a brilliant ballet where magic and humour light up the stage in a tour de force. Also, works by celebrated Canadian choreographers fill the stage with passion and dramatic dancing.

For more information visit the website.

Serenade to Music at Craigdarroch Castle

Friday, March 10th, 2017
IMG_4519 Craigdarroch Castle by Natalia Lopes

IMG_4519 Craigdarroch Castle by Natalia Lopes

Date: March 12th @ 7:00pm
Location: Craigdarroch Castle at 1050 Joan
Websites: http://thecastle.ca/events/

“Harmonious voices fill Victoria’s historic Craigdarroch Castle with music performed by UVic School of Music voice students. Hear Vaughan Williams’ Serenade to Music, Schumann’s Spanish love songs, and more! Voice Ensemble directors Benjamin Butterfield and Kinza Tyrell.”

For more information visit the website.

Phoenix Theatre Human Library: Part of IDEAFEST

Thursday, March 9th, 2017
Shakespeare Garden by Illinois Springfield

Shakespeare Garden by Illinois Springfield

Date: March 11th @ 10:00am to 4:00pm
Location: University of Victoria, Phoenix Theatre at 3800 Finnerty
Websites: https://finearts.uvic.ca/theatre/50th/humanlibrary/

Join UVic in celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the Department of Theatre, in an original way. Enter the lobby of the Phoenix Theatre, and discover the circulation desk where volunteers will register you with your own Human Library card and offer to lend you one of a dozen possible human books. In choosing from titles like “Actor”, “Playwright” or “Producer”, you’ll sign one out and be connected to the person behind that title. A one-on-one informal conversation will begin and the rest is up to you. Interact live with Phoenix pioneers, current educators and industry professionals.

For more information visit the website.

Gareth Owen Trio

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
Robert Ruck 1970 Flamenco by ed

Robert Ruck 1970 Flamenco by ed

Date: March 11th @ 7:30pm
Location: Hermann’s Jazz Club at 753 View
Websites: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2813563

Gareth Owen is a world-class flamenco guitarist based in Victoria who has shared the stage with many international flamenco greats including Jesus Alvarez, Maria Bermudez, Domingo Ortega and Luis de la Tota. Owen’s is joined by Jo Ann C. Dalisay, pianist, owner/director of Celesta Piano Studio and Davide Sampoalo persussion, studied afro-cuban drums (conga, Timbal, Bongo, Bata) at TIMBA drums school in Rome. The combination of these three artists is electric!

For more information visit the website.

Art Opening – Urban Nature: The Demand to Be Seen

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
Urban Nature: The Demand to Be Seen by Birgit Freybe Bateman

Urban Nature: The Demand to Be Seen by Birgit Freybe Bateman

Date: March 9th @ 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: Robert Bateman Gallery at 470 Belleville
Websites: https://batemancentre.org/events/art-opening-urban-nature/

View the opening collection of 30 original photographs by Birgit Freybe Bateman, exploring nature as it exists in our urban landscape. Enjoy light food and beverages provided while you enjoy the sights.

For more information visit the website.

2017 Mad Hatter’s Ball

Monday, March 6th, 2017
Mad Hatter by Jakey or, Jake

Mad Hatter by Jakey or, Jake

Date: March 11th @ 6:00pm to midnight
Location: Bear Mountain Golf at 1999 Country Club Way
Websites: eventbrite.com

Go “Through the Looking Glass” to enjoy amazing food, drinks and dancing! Featured at this fundraising event for the Boys & Girls Club Services of Greater Victoria will be live and silent auctions, raffles & games.

For more information visit the website.

Victoria Flower Count

Sunday, March 5th, 2017
Daffodils by Nicole Beaulac

Daffodils by Nicole Beaulac

Date: March 6th to 12th
Location: Each municipality across Greater Victoria
Websites: http://flowercount.com/

This annual light-hearted promotion, sponsored and organized by The Butchart Gardens and Tourism Victoria, with goal to bolster community pride and increase awareness of what Victoria has in the tourism shoulder-season. Annually this event brings national and international attention to the fact that Victoria has the mildest climate in Canada.

For more information visit the website.

Fleurs de Villes

Friday, March 3rd, 2017
Date: March 7th to 12th @ 10:00am to 6:00pm
Location: Mayfair Shopping Centre at 221-3147 Douglas
Websites:  http://fleursdevilles.com/
This floral fashion extravaganza is a five-day event hosting in centre exhibits of over a dozen bespoke floral-dressed mannequins, showcasing the talented work of Vancouver Island florists. This is an unique, exhibition combining fashion and fresh florals through inventive and artful spring displays.
For more information visit the website.

#window #display #mannequin by Lynn Friedman

#window #display #mannequin by Lynn Friedman

Date: March 7th to 12th @ 10:00am to 6:00pm
Location: Mayfair Shopping Centre at 221-3147 Douglas
Websites: http://fleursdevilles.com/

This floral fashion extravaganza is a five-day event hosting in centre exhibits of over a dozen bespoke floral-dressed mannequins, showcasing the talented work of Vancouver Island florists. This is an unique, exhibition combining fashion and fresh florals through inventive and artful spring displays.

For more information visit the website.

Ideafest

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
IDEA by Mike Linksvayer

IDEA by Mike Linksvayer

Date: March 6th to 11th
Location: Various Uvic Buildings at 3800 Finnerty
Websites: http://www.uvic.ca/ideafest/

Join UVic thinkers, innovators and artists for a free, week-long festival of world-changing ideas. This year’s festival features hundreds of speakers, presenting on topics ranging from angry populism and ocean sustainability to innovations in cybernetic technologies and Indigenous resurgence. Each year, new and emerging research is explained, debated, re-worked and brought to life in a range of highly creative panels, workshops, exhibits, presentations, performances, and tours.

For more information visit the website.