Archive for November, 2015

50th Annual Caroling Week

Monday, November 30th, 2015

Vintage Ad #1,281: Caroling with the Toronto Sun by Jamie

Vintage Ad #1,281: Caroling with the Toronto Sun by Jamie

Date: November 30th to December 4th @ 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: Victoria City Hall Antechamber at 1 Centennial
Website: http://www.downtownvictoria.ca/events

Enjoy the annual tradition which showcases choirs from Greater Victoria schools performing favourite Holiday carols. Bring your lunch to city hall to enjoy every day (except Thursday, December 3rd) through the first week of December.

For more information visit the website.

Faces of Victoria – A Night of Comedy

Sunday, November 29th, 2015

Laughing for Winkler@The Hollywood Improv by Steve

Laughing for Winkler@The Hollywood Improv by Steve

Date: November 29th @ 8:00pm
Location: The Copper Owl at 1900 Douglas
Website: http://https//www.facebook.com/events/1655378074709977/

Local improvisers/comedians bring you Faces of Victoria. Interviews of some of the crazy characters in Victoria will take place. The night will close with an improvised play based on the crowds suggestions.

For more information visit the website.

Sacred Centre Dance Company presents: Harem

Saturday, November 28th, 2015
Belly Dancers

Belly Dance by Virtkitty

Date: November 28th @ 8:00pm
Location: McPherson Theatre at 625 Fisgard
Website: https://sacredcentredancecompany.wordpress.com/tag/harem/

This performance is in homage to the harems of the Ottoman Empire and their history of cultural fusion. Artist director Nath Keo has infused influences of Turkish and Egyptian belly dance styles beautifully in this his sixth production.

For more information visit the website.

Island Farms 2015 Santa Light Parade

Friday, November 27th, 2015

Staging grounds by Chris Campbell

Staging grounds by Chris Campbell

Date: November 28th @ 5:45pm
Location: Legislature at 501 Belleville to Capital Iron at 1900 Store
Website: http://www.gvfs.ca/

Witness Santa official declare the holiday season open in Victoria with the magical event. Enjoy floats, bands, entertainment and afterwards enjoy refreshments at Capital Iron where Santa will make a longer appearance. Collections pots for the Mustard Seed Food Bank will be available for donations.

For more information about the parade route visit the website.

8th Annual Centennial Square Christmas Tree Light-up

Thursday, November 26th, 2015

Christmas ornamentation by Calypso Orchid

Christmas ornamentation by Calypso Orchid

Date: November 28th @ 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location: Centennial Square
Website: http://downtownvictoria.ca/events

Kick-off the holiday season with free treats, appearances by Father and Mother Christmas, musical performances and your first chance to ride the Ferris Wheel. Presented by the DVBA and the City of Victoria witness thousands of lights be switched on in Centennial Square.

For more information visit the website.

27th Annual Out of Hand Artisan Fair

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

Artisan du Chocolate by elisabet.s

Artisan du Chocolate by elisabet.s

Date: November 27th @10am to 9pm; 28th @10am to 6pm; and 29th @10am to 4:30pm
Location: Crystal Gardens at 713 Douglas
Website: http://www.outofhand.ca/

Find something unique this holiday by shopping local and handmade. Featured will be a pop-up Etsy Boutique, emerging artists, an artisan food market and live entertainment.

For more information visit the website.

Winter Market at the Art Gallery

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

Cameos by Sherry's Rose Cottage

Cameos by Sherry's Rose Cottage

Date: November 26th @2pm to 9pm; 27th & 28th @10am to 5pm; 29th @12pm to 5pm
Location: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria at 1040 Moss
Website: http://aggv.ca/events/winter-market

This ever popular winter market has gifts for everyone on your list and something for yourself as well. Full of whimsical unique items will inspire the inner artist and art enthusiast alike.

For more information visit the website.

The Wild in You with Lorna Crozier & Ian McAllister

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Great Bear Rainforest by Ian McAllister

Great Bear Rainforest by Ian McAllister

Date: November 26th & 27th @ 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: Mary Winspear Centre at 2243 Beacon
Website: http://pacificwild.org/

The Wild in You combines images from one of the world’s best nature photographers and verses from a celebrated poet to highlight the stunning Pacific Northwest. This is the first joint effort by Lorna Crozier, award winning poet, and Ian McAllister, conservationist and photographer.

For more information visit the website.

Community Micro Lending 6th Annual “Impact Investing” Fundraiser

Sunday, November 22nd, 2015
Community

Community by Jeff Kubina

Date: November 25th @ 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: The Atrium at 1321 Blanshard
Website: http://communitymicrolending.ca/

Hosted and coordinated by Camosun College’s Hospitality Management students, this event hopes to raise awareness and funds for community investment. The event will feature guest speakers, food, drinks, music and a silent auction.

For more information about the event visit the website.

Night of Lights

Saturday, November 21st, 2015

Parliament at Night by 3dpete

Parliament at Night by 3dpete

Date: November 22th @ 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Location: Hillside Centre at 1644 Hillside
Website: http://hillsidecentre.com/night-lights

Hillside Centre is hosting its first Night of Lights to benefit the BC Children’s Hospital. Featured during the event include special in-store bargains, tasty treats, live entertainment, a photo booth and a chance to win amazing door prizes.

For more information visit the website.