Café Scientifique: Finding hidden active faults on Vancouver Island, Kristin Morell, School of Earth and Ocean Science

October 7th, 2017
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ucluelet-3149 by alans1948

Date:  October 10th @ 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Location: Hermann’s Jazz Club at 753 View St.
Websites: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/university-of-victoria-cafe-scientifique-finding-hidden-active-faults-on-vancouver-island-tickets-37769028180?aff=erelpanelorg

“UVic’s Café Scientifique/Historique programs bridge the research-to-public gap. Hosted by a number of units across campus, these evening cafes provide insight into topics of popular interest that appeal to the lover of knowledge in all of us. They are also a fantastic opportunity to meet local researchers and discuss some of the most interesting and sometimes contentious research underway in Canada.”

For more information visit the website.

Victoria Chamber Orchestra Season Opener

October 6th, 2017
Do you know where your bass fiddle is tonight by Ron Frazier

Do you know where your bass fiddle is tonight by Ron Frazier

Date:  October 20th @ 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Location: First Church of Christ at 1205 Pandora Ave
Websites: http://www.victoriachamberorchestra.org/

Enjoy the first concert of the 2017-18 season with a program that includes: Elgar Great Malvern Suite, Opus 14; Vaughan-Williams Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus; Debussy Danse Secree et Danse Profane; Atterburg Sinfonia for Strings, Opus 53.

For more information visit the website.

Art of the Cocktail

October 5th, 2017
cocktails-trio by TreasureLA

cocktails-trio by TreasureLA

Date:  October 14th @ 7:00pm
Location: Crystal Garden at 713 Douglas St.
Websites: http://www.artofthecocktail.ca/

Come to the Cocktail event of the year! Tickets sell out fast so get them while you can to enjoy cocktail samplings featuring unique and familiar spirits. The grand tasting will highlight artisan, small and regional distillers. You can pair your tastings with delicious appetizers from some the innovative chefs in Victoria.

For more information visit the website.

Silent Sky

October 4th, 2017

Chemainus Theatre Festival

Date:  October 13th to November 4th
Location: Chemainus Theatre Festival at 9737 Chemainus Rd
Websites: http://chemainustheatrefestival.ca/

In this “Cosmic Love Story, Henrietta Leavitt sees greatness in the stars – if only others saw the brilliance in her. While many earthly complications stand in her way, her astonishing discoveries of astronomy, family, and love will change everyone’s (outer) worldly perspective. Silent Sky is a starting, entertaining true story of a brilliant, history-making woman.” – AtlantaInTown.com

For more information visit the website.

Annual Head & Tail of the Gorge Regattas

September 30th, 2017
1210_Head_Of_The_Gorge_0132 by Jordan Petram

1210_Head_Of_The_Gorge_0132 by Jordan Petram

Date:  October 1st @ 9:00am to 1:00pm
Location: Gorge Waterway at 400 Johnson St.
Websites: http://govikesgo.com/sports/2016/9/7/head-tail-of-the-gorge.aspx

“Hosted by the University of Victoria men’s and women’s rowing programs on the Gorge Waterway in picturesque Victoria, B.C. The Head of the Gorge starts just shy of the Johnson Street Bridge and runs under three bridges to the finish line in front of Esquimalt Park. The Tail of the Gorge starts in beautiful Portage Inlet, runs under the proud new arches of the Craigflower Bridge, and finishes at the Esquimalt Gorge Park.”

For more information visit the website.

Royal Canadian Legion #91 La Christmas Craft Fair & Tea

September 10th, 2017
assorted.jpg by Bonnie Natko

assorted.jpg by Bonnie Natko

Date:  November 19th @ 10:00am to 3:00pm
Location: Royal Canadian Legion at 761 Station Ave
Websites: https://westshore.bc.ca/events/rcl91-la-christmas-craft-fair/

This event will host 52 tables of crafts, a silent auction, meat draws and tea. The tables will feature knitting, jams, sewing, painted glass, quilts, wooden figures, baking, jewelry, Avon, Tupperware, Scentsy, Epicure and many more great crafts!

For more information visit the website.

GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon

September 9th, 2017
2012 10 Victoira Marathon 060 by Blake Handley

2012 10 Victoira Marathon 060 by Blake Handley

Date:  October 8th @ 8:00am start
Location: Start & Finish at BC Legislative Buildings at 501 Belleville
Websites: http://www.runvictoriamarathon.com/

“Vancouver Island’s premier running event, offers athletes an unmatchable running experience of the pristine West Coast. Our world-class, record-breaking course is designed by runners, for runners. As the only Certified Boston Qualifier on the Island, come join us to compete.”

For more information visit the website.

Savour Cowichan

September 7th, 2017
Local Bruschetta by MellowFood

Local Bruschetta by MellowFood

Date:  September 29th to October 8th
Location: Various locations throughout the Cowichan Valley
Websites: https://www.tourismcowichan.com/savour/

This festival is a celebration of this area’s spectacular cornucopia of locally grown and produced food and drink. The ten day span, two lavish marquee events will be held on a floating barge in Mill Bay, while various local artisan food and beverage producers host a myriad of other community based and epicurean events. Funds raised during the marquee events will support families living with autism in the Cowichan Valley through the Canucks Autism Network (CAN).

For more information visit the website.

Jeeves Takes a Bow

September 6th, 2017
Chemainus Theater by Keith Cuddeback

Chemainus Theater by Keith Cuddeback

Date:  September 8th to 30th @ Various Times
Location: Chemainus Theatre at 9737 Chemainus Rd
Websites: http://chemainustheatrefestival.ca/

“Bertie Wooster has bitten off more of The Big Apple than he can chew. All attempts in inflict his charming ineptitude on America and Break into show biz are foiled by a kooky childhood friend “Binky” and vengeful thug “Knuckles McCann”. Will his illustrious manservant Jeeves save the scene and the day?” Tom Williams, Chicago Critic. This British Comedy is a wonderful comedic escape.

For more information visit the website.

Sidney Seaside 5k & 10k

September 1st, 2017
Date:  September 24th @ 10:ooam
Location:  Beacon Park & Pavilion, Sidney, BC
Websites:  https://www.seaside10k.com/
This “family friendly running event showcases the beauty of the Salish Sea and the relaxed seaside town atmosphere. The stunning ocean and mountain views combined with a flat course and a lively post-event party” will make for an amazing family outing.
For more information visit the website.

Fish House in Sidney, BC by Crash Zone Photography

Fish House in Sidney, BC by Crash Zone Photography

Date:  September 24th @ 10:ooam
Location: Beacon Park & Pavilion, Sidney, BC
Websites:
https://www.seaside10k.com/

This “family friendly running event showcases the beauty of the Salish Sea and the relaxed seaside town atmosphere. The stunning ocean and mountain views combined with a flat course and a lively post-event party” will make for an amazing family outing.

For more information visit the website.