End of Summer Soiree

September 12th, 2016
Raspberries and Wine by 1sock

Raspberries and Wine by 1sock

Date: September 21st @ 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria at 1040 Moss
Website: http://www.victoriachamber.ca/events/Summer-Social-Series-End-of-Summer-Soir%C3%A9e-1767/details

Celebrate the official last day of summer with a fun evening featuring a signature cocktail prepared by Little Jumbo and award-winning craft beer by Driftwood Brewery. Mix and mingle in the mansion of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria while listening to music spun by a local DJ. Four Frames Photo Booth will also be on hand to add to the evening’s festivities.

For more information visit the website.

7th Latin American & Spanish Film Festival

September 11th, 2016
Hispanic Film Society of Victoria

Hispanic Film Society of Victoria

Date: September 19th to 25th @ 7:00pm & 9:00pm
Location: Cinecenta (Uvic) at 3800 Finnerty
Website: http://hispfilmvic.ca/

This festival brings back to Victoria some of the best films produced today in the Hispanic world. All films are subtitled in English.

For more information and full schedule visit the website.

Victoria Foundation Day

September 10th, 2016
Careful since 1890 by Jeff Few

Careful since 1890 by Jeff Few

Date: September 17th
Location: Various Participating Locations
Website: http://victoriafoundation.bc.ca/VFDAY

Help celebrate Victoria Foundations 80th anniversary of “connecting people who care with causes that matter.” 25 popular attractions throughout Greater Victoria will be opening their doors for free!

For more information visit the website.

Rifflandia 2016

September 9th, 2016
Stars by Cyler Parent

Stars by Cyler Parent

Date: September 15th to 18th
Location: Royal Athletic Park at 1014 Athletic Park
Website: http://rifflandia.com/

The 9th annual 4 day festival will transform the city of Victoria, featuring a truly diverse line-up of artists across numerous stages, all within walking distance of the city’s beautiful historic downtown core. This year’s lineup includes Jurassic 5, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Wolf Parade, X Ambassadors, De La Soul, Band of Skulls, Prozzak, and more!

For more information visit the website.

Paws for a Cause SPCA Fundraiser

September 8th, 2016
SPCA Paws for a Cause by Deb

SPCA Paws for a Cause by Deb

Date: September 11th @ 10:00am at 1:00pm
Location: Clover Point at Dallas
Website: http://support.spca.bc.ca/site/TR?fr_id=1958&pg=entry

“Put Your Best Paw Forward and Walk In Support of the Animals!” This event is a fundraiser for the SPCA. Walkers will get pre donations for their walk. Other ways to donate will include the food, snack and coffee stand. Also available will be  a kids zone with a bouncy castle, facepainting & more. Doggie Games will include toss-up & bowl licking.

For more information visit the website.

22nd Annual English Car Show at Government House

September 7th, 2016
2009 Rockland Walk by Blake Handley

2009 Rockland Walk by Blake Handley

Date: September 11th @ 10:00am at 3:00pm
Location: Government House at 1401 Rockland
Website: http://www.oecc.ca/sib/events/english-car-affair-in-the-park

English cars, motorcycles and English commercial vehicles of all ages will be showcased. Featured marquees are Rolls Royce and Bentley. Gardening experts will be on hand with live music and fun for the whole family. Bring a picnic or enjoy the on-side food facilities.

For more information visit the website.

Victoria Flying Club Open House

September 6th, 2016
DC3 Vintage by Brian Burger

DC3 Vintage by Brian Burger

Date: September 10th @ 11:00am to 3:00pm
Location: Victoria Flying Club at 101-1852 Canso
Website: http://flyvfc.com/event/career-day-open-house/2016-09-10

Instructors  and representatives from Nav Canada, The Victoria Flying Club, Angel Flight, UVic and more while checking out local vintage aircraft on the ramp!

For more information visit the website.

9th Annual One Wave Festival

September 5th, 2016
Indigenous Afterdark by Jen Castro

Indigenous Afterdark by Jen Castro

Date: September 10th @ 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: Centennial Square at 1 Centennial Square
Website: http://pacificpeoplespartnership.org/onewave/

This Pacific arts and culture festival celebrated pacific identity, fostering cultural awareness and inspiring action on Pacific issues. Music, spoken word and dance from the diverse cultures of the Pacific will be featured. Eclectic performances include the Red Buff Singers and Dancers, Lekwungen Dancers, Masala, Deep Sea Gypsies, Animal Kingdom, Lilia’s Plynesian Dancers, and Pearls of the South Pacific.

For more information visit the website.

Artsy Fartsy: Urban Art Created by Teens

September 4th, 2016
Graffiti mural by Lotus Johnson

Graffiti mural by Lotus Johnson

Date: September 10th @ 11:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Royal BC Museum at 675 Belleville; Greater Victoria Library at 735 Broughton; Legacy Art Gallery at 630 Yates & Open Space at 2nd floor at 510 Fort
Website: http://www.summitatthepier.com/urban-art-created-teens-artsy-fartsy/

This is a prelude event for the Summit at the Pier occurring October 1st and 2nd. This public event is about fun, creativity, and urban art. The purpose of the organization is to empower youth to take the lead in their future so we are asking teens from any school to collaborate and contribute to creating large urban art murals to decorate the Summit’s venue and they mean large. Professional artists will be stationed at each of the four venues to guide the young artists in an “Iron Chef” meets the “Moss St. Paint In” styled process of making art.

For more information visit the website.

Cars Rods & Rides Car Show

September 3rd, 2016
Hot Rod Group Shot by Katherine Tompkins

Hot Rod Group Shot by Katherine Tompkins

Date: September 10th @ 10:00am to 2:00pm
Location: Archie Browning Sports Centre at 1151 Esquimalt
Website: http://esquimaltcelebrationoflights.ca/esquimalt-car-show.html

Don’t miss this exciting family event! Cars will line up starting at 8:00am and 50/50 tickets will begin to be sold at 10:00am with other prizes and draws all day. This event raises funds for TLC Fund for Kids, Esquimalt Light Up, Rib fest is right next door!

For more information visit the website.