Tea in the Trees – A Casual Adventure with Glenrosa Farm Restaurant

February 3rd, 2017
pine needle tea by Lauraynas Mereckas

pine needle tea by Lauraynas Mereckas

Date: February 4th @ 12:30pm to 3:00pm
Location: Glenrosa Farm Restaurant at 5447 Rocky Point
Websites: https://www.facebook.com/events/602766619920841/

Starting at Glenrosa Farm and adventuring as a group to the hiking destination. Backpacks, water bottles, fresh baked scones and jam provided for each guest. Wild tea will be gathered and brewed on site by your guide! Please note certain weather conditions can cancel the event.

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“Let the LOVE IN”: An Evening of Music with Fox Glove, Sam Weber & Luca Fogale

February 2nd, 2017
Guitar resting against fallen tree by Wendell Clendennen

Guitar resting against fallen tree by Wendell Clendennen

Date: February 4th @ 7:30pm (doors 7:00pm)
Location: Alix Goolden Hall at 907 Pandora
Websites: http://www.ticketfly.com/event/1398486

Victoria’s own Fox Glove and Sam Weber are collaborating with Vancouver’s Luca Fogale for this “night of intense magnetic vocals and compelling music.” Partial proceeds go to the Tall Tree Music Program supporting youth through music in Port Renfrew.

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23rd Annual Victoria Film Festival

February 1st, 2017
Film by Dean Shareski

Film by Dean Shareski

Date: February 3rd to 12th @ various times
Location: Various Locations; Office: 1215 Blanshard
Websites: http://www.victoriafilmfestival.com/

The Victoria Film Festival will play over 120 films this year showcasing a variety of films with something for everyone. The diverse selection of films range from Canadian filmmakers to international flicks.

For more information visit the website.

Salt Spring Island February Festival

January 31st, 2017
BC Ferry by Michelle Lee

BC Ferry by Michelle Lee

Date: February 1st to 28th
Location: Various Venues on Salt Spring Island
Websites: http://www.saltspringtourism.com/

During the month of February, Salt Spring Island is playing host to musical and arts performances at various location including local galleries, pubs, concert halls and at ArtSpring, the 259 seat arts & cultural centre. Event highlights include Family Weekend Events, Seedy Saturday Weekend, Valentines “Lovers Get-Away” Events, Indoor Salt Spring Market, Coast Salish First Nations Cultural Day and Live Music & Entertainment – every day all month long in various venues!

For more information visit the website.

An Die Musik

January 30th, 2017
Schubert - Schubertiade by Piano Piano!

Schubert - Schubertiade by Piano Piano!

Date: January 31st @ 5:00pm to 8:30pm
Location: Northern Quarter at 1724 Douglas
Websites: http://andiemusik.bpt.me/

This Schubertiade is an intimate evening of music by Franz Schubert is to celebrate his birthday with two performances. Featured artists include Lisa Tinney, soprano; Kathryn Le Gros, piano and clarinet; Byron Phillips, baritone; Nathan Jacklin, cello and Christine Chepyha, piano.

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Greater Victoria Big Band

January 29th, 2017
Tomelleri Big Band by Alessandro Prada

Tomelleri Big Band by Alessandro Prada

Date: January 30th @ 7:00pm to 9:30pm
Location: Hermann’s Jazz Club at 753 View
Websites: http://hermannsjazz.com/show/433005/view

Join Keith Fraser and band for an evening of fun with great jazz tunes at Hermann’s. They will cover the classic oldies, the current hits and some in between.

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Workshop: Pruning and Grafting Fruit Trees

January 28th, 2017
Grafting basics by Richmond Farm School

Grafting basics by Richmond Farm School

Date: January 29th @ 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Ross Bay Villa at 1490 Fairfield
Websites: http://rossbayvilla.org/category/events/

Learn how to preserve your old fruit trees. This hands’ on pruning and grafting demonstration with Royal Roads University head gardener, Barrie Agar. Dress appropriately for being out in the garden.

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“John Coltrane – Ballads and Blues” – with Ryan Oliver and Friends

January 27th, 2017
The Jazz Musicians by Ed Beirman

The Jazz Musicians by Ed Beirman

Date: January 29th @ 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria at 1040 Moss
Websites: http://www.u-jam.ca/programs

This is the first session in the 2017 monthly live Jazz at the Gallery Series. Enjoy the great music and gallery viewing.

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Annual Lion Dance in Chinatown

January 26th, 2017
Red Lion by Lotus Johnson

Red Lion by Lotus Johnson

Date: January 29th @ 11:00am to 2:00pm
Location: Gates of Harmonius Interest at Fisgard and Government
Websites: http://www.tourismvictoria.com/events/chinese-new-year/

Enjoy this annual cultural event hosted by the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association. Ring in the Year of the Rooster in Canada’s oldest Chinatown before exploring some of the other great events.

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Inspired Wellness Fair

January 25th, 2017
Healing Recipe by Zeepack

Healing Recipe by Zeepack

Date: January 28th to 29th @ 11:o0am to 5:00pm
Location: Da Vinci Centre at 195 Bay
Websites: http://www.inspiredwellnessfair.com/

Workshops and exhibitors for the “Body, Mind, Heart & Soul” with present psychics, shamans, mediums, sound healers, energy healers, light workers, rocks’n’gems and so much more to experience. This event creates opportunities for individuals to connect with healthy communities, therapeutic organizations, holistic services, sustainable local small businesses and inspired artisans.

For more information visit the website.