Archive for October, 2017

Happy Halloween!

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
Happy Halloween by Misty Johnson

Happy Halloween by Misty Johnson

Robert Bateman’s Canada Book Launch

Monday, October 30th, 2017
Family Hike - Get to Know Print by U.S. Department of Agriculture

Family Hike - Get to Know Print by U.S. Department of Agriculture

Date:  November 4th @ 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: Songhees Centre at 100-470 Belleville St.
Websites: https://batemancentre.org/events/robert-batemans-canada-book-launch/

Join Robert Bateman as he discusses his new book “Robert Bateman’s Canada” and his thoughts on what makes our country a great one! Purchase your book at the launch and have it signed by Robert Bateman!

For more information visit the website.

Harvest Dinner

Sunday, October 29th, 2017
Day 252: Autumn Feast by Snugg LePup

Day 252: Autumn Feast by Snugg LePup

Date:  November 4th @ 6:00pm
Location: The Atrium at 800 Yates St.
Websites: http://www.ticketrocket.co/event/details/101212/harvest-dinner

Enjoy a 5 course dinner created by some of the top chefs and bakers in Victoria, and top chefs and bakers of the future. Proceeds from the event go to the Growing Chefs Program, a non-profit society, to educate children, families and community members about healthy eating and healthy food systems. This is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate our island’s talent, both stablished and the future, enjoy a phenomenal meal, and support a wonderful charity.

For more information visit the website.

Sea Glass Ornaments

Saturday, October 28th, 2017
From Mountains to Sea Ornaments and Bonsai Tree of Life Ornament by Jessica Landau

From Mountains to Sea Ornaments and Bonsai Tree of Life Ornament by Jessica Landau

Date:  November 4th @ 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Location: Maritime Museum of BC at 634 Humboldt St.
Websites: http://mmbc.bc.ca/programs-2/workshops/

Decorate for the holidays with sea glass and learn more about local beaches.

For more information visit the website.

Navigating the Wine World 101

Friday, October 27th, 2017
Tinto by Flavio Camus

Tinto by Flavio Camus

Date:  November 3rd @ 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: Nourish Kitchen & Café at 225 Quebec St.
Websites: https://www.nourishkitchen.ca/buy-tickets/navigating-the-wine-world-101-nov-3-6pm

Join Sommelier, Erin Maher, to learn the ins and outs on tasting and buying the best natural, organic & biodynamic wines. The evening will include sips and snacks!

For more information visit the website.

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

Thursday, October 26th, 2017
Simon & Garfunkel on LP by Washthebowl

Simon & Garfunkel on LP by Washthebowl

Date:  November 1st @ 7:30pm
Location: Royal Theatre at 805 Broughton St.
Websites: http://www.rmts.bc.ca/events/simon-and-garfunkel-story-2017-royal-theatre

Back from a SOLD OUT UK tour with standing ovations at every performance! Using huge projection photos and original film footage, this 50th Anniversary Celebration also features a live band performing all the hits. Get your tickets fast!

For more information visit the website.

Pumpkin Pursuit

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
Carving Pumpkins by niXerKG

Carving Pumpkins by niXerKG

Date:  October 29th to October 31st
Location: Downtown Victoria at Participating Businesses
Websites: https://downtownvictoria.ca/events/pumpkin-pursuit/

Pick up a map from any participating businesses and find and vote for your favourite pumpkin.

For more information visit the website.

Dixieland & Swing: CanUS Jazz Band

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
Microphone by drestwn

Microphone by drestwn

Date:  October 29th @ 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: Hermann’s Jazz Club at 752 View St.
Websites: http://hermannsjazz.com/show/453649/view

In their 26th year performing and delighting their fans join this local group as they wow the crowd. They spent 15 years touring jazz festivals throughout North America with a highlight performance at the Millennium stage at the Kennedy Centre in Washington, D.C. A large part of this performance centers on vocals where they use influences from the Boswell Sisters of New Orleans.

For more information visit the website.

Reconnecting with Natural Dye and Printing with Clare Attwell

Monday, October 23rd, 2017
improv patchwork quilt by B D T

improv patchwork quilt by B D T

Date:  October 29th @ 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Location: Opus Framing & Art Supplies at 512 Herald st.
Websites: http://www.opusartsupplies.com/how/demos/reconnecting-natural-dye-and-printing

Join Clare as she demonstrates how to textile design using some basic natural dyeing and surface design techniques. She will show you what to consider when choosing and preparing appropriate fabrics for a project and finishing techniques using printing stenciling and fabric painting. Space is limited and registration is required so sign up fast!

For more information visit the website.

Victoria Symphony Concert for Kids: Mozart’s Magnificent Voyage

Sunday, October 22nd, 2017
Mozart for Kids Poster by Victoria Symphony

Mozart's Magnificent Voyage Poster by Victoria Symphony

Date:  October 29th @ 2:30pm
Location: Royal Theatre at 805 Broughton St.
Websites: http://www.rmts.bc.ca/events/kids-1-2017-royal-theatre

“Join Mozart and his son Karl as they journey back in time to Mozart’s childhood and into his great opera, the Magic Flute. Watch as Karl comes to know and understand his famous father with excerpts from his famous operas, symphonies and more!”

For more information visit the website.