New Year’s Day Levee

December 28th, 2016

Date: January 1st @ 10:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Government House at 1401 Rockland
Websites: http://www.ltgov.bc.ca/

Their Honours will greet the public and visitors have an opportunity to enjoy light refreshments and music from the Naden Band of the Royal Canadian Navy. Her Honour will deliver her remarks at 11:30am and guests are encouraged to arrive early to avoid a long line-up. Food contributions or donations to support local food banks are encouraged and accepted at the door upon entrance to the Levee.

For more information visit the website.

New Year’s Day Polar Bear Swim

December 27th, 2016
Snowman and friends by Sherwood411

Snowman and friends by Sherwood411

Date: January 1st @ 12:00pm
Location: Lochside Drive (just down from Tulista Park)
Websites: http://www.peninsulacelebrations.ca/

Join fellow hardy islanders and visitors alike for an invigorating start to the new year with a polar bear swim!

For more information visit the website.

Less than a week left in 2016!

December 26th, 2016
New Year's Eve by hrlori

New Year's Eve by hrlori

Date: December 31st
Location: Throughout Greater Victoria
Websites: http://www.tourismvictoria.com/events/newyears/

Welcome the New Year in with a bang at one of the great celebrations throughout our beautiful city! If you haven’t made your festivities plans yet do so fast with any other the activities listed with the attached link. This year doesn’t just mark a new year it’s also the start of Canada’s 150th birthday so great activities are planned.

For more information visit the website.

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from everyone here at the Royal Scot!

December 25th, 2016
Merry Christmas by Daniele Oberti

Merry Christmas by Daniele Oberti

One Way or Another: A Contemporary Art Show

December 23rd, 2016
One-Way-or-Another by Spin Off Production still on Openspace.ca

One-Way-or-Another by Spin Off Production still on Openspace.ca

Date: January 10th to February 18th @ 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Open Space Contemporary Arts Society at 510 Fort
Websites: http://openspace.ca/programming/one-way-or-another

Megan Dickie’s One Way or Another highlights the failure involved in the quest for excellence. The project originated with a trilogy of videos that use classic video games as a platform to investigate human struggle.

For more information visit the website.

Attila Fias Trio – Victoria CD Launch Concert

December 22nd, 2016
Ride Album Cover by attilafias.com

Ride Album Cover by attilafias.com

Date: December 30th @ 8:00pm
Location: Hermann’s Jazz Club at 753 View
Websites: http://www.attilafias.com/ride.htm

Hear great new music from Attila Fias’ new album, RIDE, as it is officially launched in Victoria. This mixture of world music and jazz is filled with exciting rhythms lyrical melodies and is sure to take you on a musical ride.

For more information visit the website.

Helmcken House Old Fashioned Christmas

December 20th, 2016
Helmcken House Christmas by http://royalbcmuseum.com

Helmcken House Christmas by http://royalbcmuseum.com

Date: December 17th to 31st @ 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Royal BC Museum at 675 Belleville
Websites: http://royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/visit/events/calendar/event/60106/helmcken-house-old-fashioned-christmas

Enjoy the décor and ambiance as you walk through British Columbia’s oldest home and be transported back to over 100 years ago! Music and first-hand accounts will help you step back in time.

For more information visit the website.

Snow White and the Seven Dwarves

December 19th, 2016
DSC_0917 by Aoshi_88

DSC_0917 by Aoshi_88

Date: December 27th to 29th @ 7:00pm
Location: McPherson Playhouse at #3 Centennial
Websites: http://kaleidoscope.bc.ca/events/snow-white-and-the-seven-dwarves/

Based on the Fairy Tale by the Brothers Grimm and adapted and directed by Stephen Andrew. Watch the traditional tale unfold as you watch Snow White be tricked by her jealous stepmother into eating a poisoned apple. With the help of seven new friends, a handsome prince, and you – the audience will help Snow White defeat the wicked queen and find her way back to the palace!

For more information visit the website.

Ballet Victoria presents The Gift

December 18th, 2016
En pointe by chris.alcoran

En pointe by chris.alcoran

Date: December 27th to 29th @ 2:00pm
Location: Royal Theatre at 805 Broughton
Websites: https://www.balletvictoria.ca/

“A uniquely wonderful Christmas ballet to Tchaikovsky’ timeless Nutcracker score. The Victoria Symphony whisks you away with the dancers and flurry of wonderful characters who celebrate Christmas together. The little mischief of a young girl sparks an exciting adventure and a world of unexpected wonder when she opens a present brought by her uncle despite his warning.”

For more information visit the website.

Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music

December 17th, 2016
The Sound of Music by elycefeliz

The Sound of Music by elycefeliz

Date: December 23rd & 26th-30th @ 7:00pm; 30th @ 2:00pm
Location: The Vic Theatre at 808 Douglas
Websites: http://thevic.ca/item/singalonga-sound-of-music-2016

Enjoy this holiday classic with friends and family as the theatre comes alive with the Sound of Music! Join us for the sing along event of the year, and relive the Sound of Music like never before.

For more information visit the website.