Alcan String Quartet

October 27th, 2016
16909-string quartet by Alfonso Cunado

16909-string quartet by Alfonso Cunado

Date: November 3rd @ 8:00pm
Location: Phillip T. Young Recital Hall at B125, MacLaurin Building
Website: http://www.alcanquartet.com/

Since its formation in 1989, the Alcan String Quarted, has forged a reputation for excellence across Canada and abroad. The quartets originality, contagious enthusiasm, unique sonority, and remarkable cohesion have all contributed to its long-term success.

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Annual Diwali Cultural Show

October 26th, 2016
Diwali by @ondasderuido

Diwali by @ondasderuido

Date: October 29th @ 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Location: University Centre, Farquhar Auditorium #B103 at B115 Ring
Website: http://www.victoriahindutemple.com/

Diwali, the most popular East Indian festival, is a festival of lights and this program will showcase a variety of Indian classical and semi-classical dances, Hindi and Punjabi bollywood songs, as well as other instrumental & musical entertainment. Hosted by the Victoria Hindu Parishad & Cultral Centre they along with several talented local artists will showcase India’s rich cultural heritage to the community.

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Victoria MidLife Show 2016

October 25th, 2016
Brain for everybody by Ars Electronica

Brain for everybody by Ars Electronica

Date: October 29th @ 10:00am to 5:00pm
Location: Victoria Conference Centre at 720 Douglas
Website: http://www.midlifeshow.com/

Victoria’s most interactive lifestyle show for a better life. Learn and enjoy demonstrations, speakers, fashion show, interactive exhibits and food & drink samplings.

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A Harvest Hoot at HCP

October 24th, 2016
2012-07-28 by Brian Boyd

2012-07-28 by Brian Boyd

Date: October 29th @ 10:00am to 12:00pm
Location: The Gardens at HCP at 505 Quayle
Website: http://hcp.ca/

This non-scary educational program is for the whole family. Activities will include pumpkin carving, Halloween activities, crafts and a presentation with a live Owl and other birds of prey from The Raptors Centre.

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Meridiem Wind Orchestra

October 23rd, 2016
The Band by halfrain

The Band by halfrain

Date: October 25th @ 7:30pm
Location: Alix Goolden Hall at 907 Pandora
Website: http://vcm.bc.ca/events/meridiem-wind-orchestra/

The Victoria Conservatory of Music presents the Meridiem Wind Orchestra, performing In Remebrance, featuring the world premiere of “Symphony No. 1 for Wind Ensemble”, composed by local musician Scott MacInnes. Meridiem pays tribute to our fallen heroes and celebrates our collective champions and mentors.

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Pumpkin Art on Oak Bay Avenue

October 22nd, 2016
... at the Great Glass Pumpkin Patch by Images by John "K"

... at the Great Glass Pumpkin Patch by Images by John "K"

Date: October 27th to 31st @ 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: Oak Bay Municipal Hall at 2167 Oak Bay Avenue
Website: http://www.pumpkinart.ca/

Witness Oak Bay Avenue transform into a sea of orange, from the streetlights to the shop windows, pumpkins will take over this quaint village during this Halloween season.

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Poppy Fund Flag Raising Ceremony

October 21st, 2016
Centennial Square by Matt Youens

Centennial Square by Matt Youens

Date: October 28th @ 12:00pm to 12:30pm
Location: Centennial Square at 1 Centennial
Website: http://www.legionbcyukon.ca/content/legions-poppy-funds

Witness a special poppy flag raising ceremony with Victoria Mayor Helps, members of the Victoria Poppy Fund and invited veterans.

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OrcaJam 2016

October 20th, 2016
Video Games Exhibition by Iwan Gabovitch

Video Games Exhibition by Iwan Gabovitch

Date: October 28th @ 6:00pm to 30th @ 9:00pm
Location: Fort Tectoria at 777 Fort
Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/orcajam-2016-tickets-26414107306

OrcaJam is Victoria’s 48 hour game jam. Come join a bunch of new and experienced game designers as they make games from scratch for 48 hours!

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Dinner Show: Who Killed Mike Fraser – A Murder Mystery

October 19th, 2016
1959 Fashionable Menswear by Classic Film

1959 Fashionable Menswear by Classic Film

Date: October 28th & 29th @ 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Location: Oak Bay Beach Hotel at 1175 Beach Drive
Website: http://oakbaybeachhotel.com/event/murder-mystery/

“Mike Fraser was on top of the world. His charm made him a lot of friends, and his temper made him just as many enemies. He was larger than life, living every second like it was his last… until an unfortunate series of events brings him to his last breath. He is no longer with us, but can you figure out what caused his death? Join us in 1950’s era attire if you dare, for a show featuring an exciting, light hearted cast as they guide you through a murder mystery that will keep you guessing until the very last second. With your full Dinner Show experience, enjoy a three course dinner consisting of a starter, entrée and dessert served at your table in the Oak Bay Beach Hotel’s beautifully appointed David Foster Foundation Theatre. After dinner, it’s time to sit back and enjoy the drama unfold.”

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Pumpkin Pursuit: Halloween in Downtown Victoria

October 18th, 2016
Jack-O'-Lantern Trio by daryl_mitchell

Jack-O'-Lantern Trio by daryl_mitchell

Date: October 24th to 31st
Location: Downtown Victoria
Website: http://downtownvictoria.ca./downtown-events/festivals-cultural-events/pumpkin-pursuit-halloween-downtown-victoria

“Pick up your map and explore Downtown Victoria’s businesses and search for your favourite Jack-o-Lantern in the Pumpkin Pursuit. Vote for your favourite and you will be entered for a chance to win 2 Harbour Air flights. The Pumpkin Pursuit map will highlight Downtown Trick or Treat locations as well as Downtown’s spooktacular Halloween decorations!

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