Woman2Warrior: Obstacle Adventure Race

August 22nd, 2016
Englishtown New Jersey by Hypnotica Studios Infinite

Englishtown New Jersey by Hypnotica Studios Infinite

Date: August 28th @ 9:00am to 1:00pm
Location: West Shore Parks & Recreation at 1767 Island Hwy
Website: http://www.victoria.woman2warrior.ca/#photo1

Victoria’s only all-women charity obstacle adventure race is back for the second year! Hit the track, trails and grass and tackle more than a dozen top-secret obstacles designed to test strength, agility, determination and endurance, all while having fun and encouraging participants to get out of their comfort zone.

For more information visit the website.

The 10th Annual Integrate Arts Festival

August 21st, 2016
The Showroom Victoria by Brandy Saturley

The Showroom Victoria by Brandy Saturley

Date: August 26th @ 7pm to 10:30pm; 27th @ 10am to 9pm; 28th @ 11am to 4pm
Location: Integrate Headquarters at 636 Fort
Website: http://integratearts.ca/

Celebrate the diverse arts and culture community in Victoria with a family-friendly festival. The Integrate Headquarters will host a pop-up gallery featuring 15 independent, local artists from Victoria and surrounding areas. The SKAM Theatre’s Pop-Up Truck Theatre will be parked just outside the headquarters as well. Other outside events like the Integrate Art Crawl with after-party, guided bike tour and performance art performances in Market Square will happen on different days of the festival.

For more information and the festival schedule visit the website.

Champagne Tea Party at Nourish

August 20th, 2016
Birthday at The Tea Rooms by felibrilu

Birthday at The Tea Rooms by felibrilu

Date: August 25th @ 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Location: Nourish Kitchen & Café at 225 Quebec
Website: http://https//www.facebook.com/events/1761616990753419/

Greek Fest is back for two weekends of food and fun. Learn and celebrate Greek culture and community with authentic Greek food, deserts, baked goods as well as a Greek deli, heritage exhibit, arts and crafts, face-painting and performances.

For more information visit the website.

30th Annual Victoria Fringe Festival

August 19th, 2016
Last board meeting before #yyjfringe by Yukari Peerless

Last board meeting before #yyjfringe by Yukari Peerless

Date: August 22nd to September 4th
Location: Various throughout Downtown Victoria
Website: http://intrepidtheatre.com/

The biggest theatre event on Vancouver Island, the Victoria Fringe Festival, produced by Intrepid Theatre, celebrated its 30th Anniversary with a record-breaking 180 companies applying for this year’s festival it should be an amazing event. Fringes guiding principles are injured, uncensored, untamed alternative theatre and adventurous audiences eager for the unexpected and ready to pack in as much theatre as they can in just less than 2 weeks.

For more information visit the website.

Fibrations

August 14th, 2016
Fall Fiber Festival 2009 by fiveoaks66

Fall Fiber Festival 2009 by fiveoaks66

Date: August 21st @ 10:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Fairfield Gonzalez Community Association at 1330 Fairfield
Website: https://fibrationsvic.wordpress.com/

This community-based celebration of fibre will feature a huge (up to 60!) collection of vendors sharing their knowledge and enthusiasm through demonstrations and hands-on-activities.

For more information visit the website.

6th Annual Ryder Hesjedal’s Tour de Victoria

August 13th, 2016
Caleb3_17_40X3 by turbulentflow

Caleb3_17_40X3 by turbulentflow

Date: August 21st @ 7:00am to 5:00pm
Location: Throughout Greater Victoria
Website: http://www.tourdevictoria.com/

This is a supported mass-participation cycling event that highlights world-class cycling routes and breathtaking scenery that Victoria has to offer. Riders of all fitness levels can participate from the 140km for the experienced rider to the 90km for the cycling enthusiast, 45km for the entry-level cyclist and the free Youth and Kids ride. The festival includes a food & beer garden at the finish line.

For more information visit the website.

Fab Forts Celebrations

August 12th, 2016
remnants of war by Roy

remnants of war by Roy

Date: August 20th @ 11:00am to 3:30pm
Location: Fort Rodd Hill & Fisgard Lighthouse at 603 Fort Rodd Hill
Website: http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/lhn-nhs/bc/fortroddhill/activ/activ2016.aspx#FabForts

Victoria’s largest squirt gun battle is back at the Fort! Along with this wet event will be many games, face painting and live music. Enjoy active fun for the entire family.

For more information visit the website.

Art in the Alley – Land Trust Alliance of BC Fundraiser

August 11th, 2016
Dragon Alley, Victoria, BC by Jeannette Hall

Dragon Alley, Victoria, BC by Jeannette Hall

Date: August 20th @ 10:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Dragon Alley at 532 ½ Fisgard
Website: http://https//www.facebook.com/events/563020490567292/

This fundraiser will be hosting a number of local visual artists and musicians showcasing their local talent. The visual artists will have a wonderful display of paintings, pottery, trains and drawing while enjoying wonderful musicians and sipping and eating.

For more information visit the website.

Victoria Street Food Festival

August 10th, 2016
Victoria, British Columbia by Jasperdo

Victoria, British Columbia by Jasperdo

Date: August 19th & 26th @ 11:00am to 9:00pm
Location: Centennial Sqaure at 1 Centennial
Website: https://www.facebook.com/VicStreetFoodFest

Enjoy some of the Island’s best street food, beer, cider and live music.

For more information visit the website.

North Saanich Food & Farm Festival – Flavour Trail 2016

August 9th, 2016
Events underway as BC celebration by Province of BC

Events underway as BC celebration by Province of BC

Date: August 19th to 21st
Location: Various locations throughout North Saanich see map on website
Website: http://www.flavourtrails.com/index.php/nsflavourtrail/

This popular annual festival highlights North Saanich’s growers, harvesters, fishers, vinters, chefs and producers that are right here in our backyard. Experience the locations by bike or car and take a farm or winery tour, sample food, enjoy music and art all while learning about regional indigenous harvesting.

For more information visit the website.