Superheroes to the Rescue

March 5th, 2016
Capes from behind by Sallie the Cape Lady

Capes from behind by Sallie the Cape Lady

Date: March 6th @ 2:30pm
Location: Royal Theatre at 805 Broughton
Website: http://www.rmts.bc.ca/events/kids-3-2016-royal-theatre

Enjoy the concerts for kids at the Royal Theatre. “The Mighty Maestro thinks all he needs to be a SUPERHERO is a red cape, but not even the orchestra agrees with him! Enter Mr. Invisible to save the day and teach the Mighty Maestro what it really takes to be SUPER.” Dressing up in your superhero attire is encouraged and this fun concert will include music from your favourite superhero movies.

For more information visit the website.

41st Annual Flower Count

March 4th, 2016
Plum blossoms by Lotus Johnson

Plum blossoms by Lotus Johnson

Date: March 2nd to 9th
Location: Greater Victoria
Website: http://flowercount.com/

Everyone is welcome to partake in the annual light-hearted competition between the Greater Victoria Municipalities. Organized by The Butchart Gardens and Tourism Victoria, the goal is to grow and showcase community pride and to showcase Greater Victoria’s beautiful shoulder-season as a tourism destination. The count is watched nationally and internationally and advertises how Victoria the (City of Gardens) has the mildest climate in Canada.

For more information visit the website.

Canada Cup XC Race

February 27th, 2016
Mont Tremblant Canada Cup 2014 by Anastasios

Mont Tremblant Canada Cup 2014 by Anastasios

Date: March 5th @ Race: 8:30am to 5:00pm; Gala: 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Location: Bear Mountain Resort at 1999 Country Club
Website: http://bearmountain.ca/Events/Canada-Cup-XC

Register or come out and watch this International Cycling Union sanctioned Bear Mountain’s Canada Cup XC Race. The Canada Cup series offers competitive opportunities to the next generation of cyclists, transitioning from provincial race series to international competitions.

After the race put on your best and enjoy Cycling Canada’s “Road to Rio” Fundraising Gala at the resort.

For more information visit the website.

Victoria Beer Week

February 26th, 2016
Parkers Blue Ash Tavern Craft Beer Dinner Tasting by 5chw4r7z

Parkers Blue Ash Tavern Craft Beer Dinner Tasting by 5chw4r7z

Date: March 4th to 12th
Location: Various Locations in Victoria
Website: http://victoriabeerweek.com/

This nine-day festival includes a series of events highlighting a broad selection of BC craft breweries while educating participants about craft beer. The week will focus on pairing BC craft beer with local Victoria food vendors.

For more information visit the website.

A Very workingclass Opera

February 25th, 2016
Microphone by lincolnblues

Microphone by lincolnblues

Date: February 27th @ 8:00pm
Location: The Atrium at 800 Yates (access through Blanshard)
Website: http://www.workingclasstheatre.com/

Enjoy a fantastic evening of culture featuring a performance with local talent, local food and drinks. Food will be catered by ROAST and beer provided by Hoyne Brewing.

For more information visit the website.

Rogers Hometown Hockey Tournament

February 24th, 2016
What a suit! by Katie Thebeau

What a suit! by Katie Thebeau

Date: February 27th & 28th
Location: Ship Point at 812 Wharf
Website: http://www.hometownhockey.com/

Join this outdoor hockey festival packed with activities for everyone. Featured will be live music, a chance to meet NHL Alumni, culminate with Ron MacLean hosting the San Jose Sharks vs the Vancouver Canucks game from the Sportsnet Mobile Studio and more.

For more information visit the website.

2016 Vancouver Island Parent Conference

February 23rd, 2016
Education by GotCredit

Education by GotCredit

Date: February 27th @ 8:30am to 4:30pm
Location: Royal Bay Secondary at 3500 Ryder Hesjedal
Website: http://vipc.ca/

International speaker, Yong Zhao will start off the conference with speaking about why we need a paradigm shift in education. Zhao will highlight how and why traditional employee-oriented education has become obsolete in the face on new challenges in the world we have today.

For more information visit the website.

Health Wellness & Sustainability Festival

February 22nd, 2016
Wellness 68 by halahmoon

Wellness 68 by halahmoon

Date: February 27th @ 10:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Victoria Conference Centre at 720 Douglas
Website: http://healthandwellnessfestival.ca/health-wellness-and-sustainability-festival

This is the place to learn from health leaders, sample wonderful foods and educate yourself to have a healthier body and mind. Local and international guests and vendors specializing in a range of health enhancing products and practices will be in attendance.

For more information visit the website.

Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown

February 21st, 2016
Paddling sport by raymondtan85

Paddling sport by raymondtan85

Date: February 25th to 28th
Location: Various Location Throughout Greater Victoria
Website: http://attractionsvictoria.com/be-a-tourist/

Enjoy over 30 sights and activities that would normally cost you full ticket price. Pre-purchase a personalized Be A Tourist VIP Card and redeem offers all over town. This year some offers will be available after the week is done.

For more information visit the website.

Ballet Victoria: Tea for Tutu Preview – Romeo & Juliet

February 20th, 2016

Ballet stage lighting by zaimoku_woodpile

Ballet stage lighting by zaimoku_woodpile

Date: February 23rd & 24th @ 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian at 680 Courtney
Website: https://www.balletvictoria.ca/

Enjoy a special preview of Ballet Victoria’s upcoming main stage Production Romeo & Juliet. Refreshments will be available after the show as well as time with the artistic director.

For more information visit the website.