Archive for February, 2014

Pacific Baroque Festival

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

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Dates: March 6, 2014 to March 9, 2014
Time: Various
Location: Various

The 10th annual Pacific Baroque Festival takes places from March 6th to March 9th in Victoria. This year’s festival showcases the music of J.S. Bach, one of the greatest composers of all time.

Five separate concerts will be performed over three days, featuring music for organ, choirs, soloists, and small ensembles. Guest performers include the Pacific Baroque Orchestra, Canadian soloists Shannon Mercer and Tyler Duncan, and internationally renowned organist and harpsichordist Edoardo Bellotti. The performances will be held at Christ Church Cathedral and Alix Goolden Hall at the Victoria Conservatory of music.

For complete program details and ticket information, please visit the Pacific Baroque Festival website.

Be A Tourist In Your Own Hometown

Sunday, February 16th, 2014

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Dates: February 27, 2014 to March 2, 2014
Location: Various locations

Participate in Be a Tourist In Your Own Hometown from February 27th until March 2nd by purchasing your passport ticket from Tourism Victoria’s Visitor Information Centre and receive a variety of admission discounts!

The Victoria attraction discounts include the Butchart Gardens, Craigdarroch Castle, the Royal BC Museum and IMAX, Butterfly Gardens and the Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre. Activity discounts include zip-lining and tours by horse-drawn carriage, bus or by air. There are also savings on ferries, car rentals, shopping and many restaurants.

For more information, please visit the Attractions Victoria website.

20th Annual Victoria Film Festival

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

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Dates: February 7, 2014 to February 16, 2014
Time: Various
Location: Various Victoria locations

For ten days in February, the Victoria Film Festival premieres over 150 tantalizing films. Everything from documentaries to features to alternative cinema (and everything in between). Whether the Victoria Film Festival is new to you or if you are a seasoned participant, the Victoria Film Festival delivers engaging events, unique experiences and will transport you to another realm.

With over 24,000 attendees and record numbers of sold-out events and screenings, last year’s festival was their most successful year ever and this year’s is poised to be even bigger!

The Robert Bateman Centre – Family Day – Kids Get in for Free!

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

Dates: February 10, 2014
Time: 10:00am to 5:00pm
Location: The Robert Bateman Centre, Victoria, BC

This BC Family Day, February 10th, The Robert Bateman Centre is opening their doors and letting children under the age of 18 years in for free!
For more information please visit The Robert Bateman Centre website.