Archive for January, 2012

Kiss in the City Contest

Friday, January 27th, 2012

Photo & Video Contest – Final submission Sunday, February 12, 2012
Downtown Victoria Business Association’s Kiss in the City is back!  Grab your sweetheart and a digital camera.  Pick your favourite romantic spot in Downtown Victoria and capture your kiss.  Then all you need to do is upload your photo or video to the Downtown Victoria Business Association (DVBA) Facebook page to be in the running for a dream Valentine’s evening in the  city. Prizes will be awarded on Valentine’s Day. 

Please visit DVBA’s Kiss in the City link for full details.



Spring Prelude: The Butchart Gardens

Friday, January 27th, 2012

Butchard Gardens

On now until March 31, 2012 

In only seven days, the Blue Poppy Restaurant is turned into a stunning, large flower filled indoor garden! Beds of daffodils and tulips, with flowering cherries, witch hazel and viburnum fill the conservatory with all the joys of Spring. The combination of plant material is unusual enough to send any indoor gardener home bursting with fresh inspiration.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Royal BC Museum

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012


The wonders of nature like you’ve never seen them: through the lenses of prize-winning photographers from around the world. This visually striking exhibition from the Natural History Museum showcases more than 100 photographs in 18 categories (including Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Endangered Wildlife, One Earth and Photojournalist of the Year), chosen from more than 41,000 international entries from 95 countries. Each photo and accompanying caption tells the inspirational, astonishing and often humourous stories of our fascinating natural world.

On now until April 9, 2012.