Murder on the Agenda

January 24th, 2017
WR - Dinner Theatre by Virginia State Parks

WR - Dinner Theatre by Virginia State Parks

Date: January 27th to February 11th; Fri & Sat @6:30pm-9:30pm
Location: Ambrosia Centre at 638 Fisgard
Websites: http://www.selectyourtickets.com/event.php?event_id=1642

This interactive dinner is back after a successful event last year. “Can YOU catch a killer? A live and interactive puzzle, 3 course dinner, and as many collaborators as you want to work with.”

For more information visit the website.

Gettin’ Higher Choir with Fintan O’Brien

January 23rd, 2017
Gettin' Higher Choir by Lotus Johnson

Gettin' Higher Choir by Lotus Johnson

Date: January 27th & 28th @ 7:30pm
Location: Alix Goolden Hall at 907 Pandora
Websites: http://www.gettinhigherchoir.ca/

Up-and-coming Victoria singer-songwriter Fintan O’Brien will appear as Guest Artist with the 300-member Gettin’ Higher Choir in a pair of concerts which are the choir’s 20th annual benefit for The Power of Hope, youth leadership development organization. Fintan has recently enthralled audiences with his songs at such events as the Vancouver Island Music Festival, the Fillberg Festival and the main stage at Victoria Canada Day festivities.

For more information visit the website.

Robert Burns Whisky Night & Dinner

January 22nd, 2017
Robbie Burns Twa Dogs symbol by Victoria Caledonian Brewery

Robbie Burns Twa Dogs symbol by Victoria Caledonian Brewery

Date: January 25th @ 6pm
Location: Victoria Caledonian Distillery at 761 Enterprise
Websites: http://www.vcaledonian.rezgo.com/details/111547/robert-burns-whisky-night

Celebrate Robbie Burns Night in style sitting beside copper stills. Enjoy a feast of haggis slaughter and “delight your senses with Scotch Whisky, Scotland’s bardie, and our Twa Dogs beers – crafted & named in his honour.”

For more information visit the website.

Royal Theatre: Chinese New Year Gala

January 21st, 2017
Chinese New Year Post by rmts.bc.ca/events/

Chinese New Year Post by rmts.bc.ca/events/

Date: January 22nd @ 7:00pm
Location: Royal Theatre at 805 Broughton
Websites: http://www.tourismvictoria.com/events/chinese-new-year/

This traditional programme celebrates Chinese New Year in Victoria and has been for almost a decade. More than a thousand local residents, including Chinese families and students will celebrate with music, dance, songs, comedy and drama. This Gala, organized by the Victoria Chinese Community Association and Victoria Chinese Students and Scholars Association, will feature modern and traditional performances by Chinese community artists, groups, societies and individuals, and also have artists from local communities.

For more information visit the website.

Tree-mendous Trees

January 20th, 2017
Francis King Regional Park by Harold

Francis King Regional Park by Harold

Date: January 21st @ 1:00-2:30
Location: Francis/King Regional Park at Main Parking on Munn
Websites: https://www.crd.bc.ca/docs/default-source/parks-pdf/nature-programs-winter-2017-web.pdf?sfvrsn=2

Unlock the mysteries of trees on a fun forest adventure with a CRD Regional Parks naturalist. Follow clues and riddles along the trail to meet Francis/King’s giants. Meet at the Nature Centre off Munn Road.

For more information visit the website.

The Nick La Riviere Band

January 19th, 2017
multiple-exposure_f02-cropped by nicklariviere.com

multiple-exposure_f02-cropped by nicklariviere.com

Date: January 20th @ 8:00pm
Location: Hermann’s Jazz Club at 753 View
Websites: http://nicklariviere.com/epk/

This singer-songwriter is an accomplished trombonist who tours internationally with bands such as the Juno award winning Paperboys, Michael Kaeshammer, and Adonis Puentes. Nick incorporates jazz, R&B and funk into his own compositions. His high energy show has been a hit at theatres and festivals such as The Island Fold Fest, Victoria Jazz Fest, and The Island Music Fest.

For more information visit the website.

Completely Creedence

January 18th, 2017
creedence clearwater revival by badgreeb RECORD

creedence clearwater revival by badgreeb RECORD

Date: January 20th @ 7:30pm; doors at 7:00pm
Location: Alix Goolden Hall at 907 Pandora
Websites: http://www.ticketfly.com/event/1390438

A Creedence Clearwater Revival (CCR) tribute act who invite you to be transported back in time to an era of intense passions. This authentic act will perform the timeless songs of CCR, staying loyal to the sound and groove that made them one of the most loved bands of all time.

For more information visit the website.

UVic’s 3rd Annual Mental Health Awareness Event

January 17th, 2017
E-Volve by Keoni Cabral

E-Volve by Keoni Cabral

Date: January 18th @ 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Location: University of Victoria-Bob Wright Centre Room B150
Websites: http://www.uvic.ca/mentalhealth/students/SMH%20Events/index.php

Community member are invited to partake in the 3rd annual event hosted by the Office of Student Life and the UVSS. Join the discussion on mental health and hear from the keynote speaker Kevin Breel, a comedian and mental health activist well known for his viral TED talk that has over 4 million views. Learn about the various mental health initiatives and watch a special student story-telling performance.

For more information visit the website.

James Bay Jazz Lust Life Jazz Band @ O Bistro

January 16th, 2017
Aldo Cabrera by Eduardo Pavon

Aldo Cabrera by Eduardo Pavon

Date: January 18th @ 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: O Bistro in the Oswego Hotel at 500 Oswego
Websites: http://www.lustlife.ca/

“Beat the Midweek Blues with the Lust Life Jazz Band Trio”.

For more information visit the website.

Wassail Day @ Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse

January 15th, 2017
Sea Cider by Jameson Fink

Sea Cider by Jameson Fink

Date: January 15th @ 11:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse at 2487 Mt. St. Michael
Websites: http://seacider.ca/news/youre-invited-to-our-annual-wassail-celebrations-january-15th/

Sea Cider will be hosting a day of fun-filled, family events at the Farm & Ciderhouse. Wassailing is an ancient custom in which we bless the orchard and scare away the evil spirits. Wassail celebrations involve singing and drinking to the health of trees in the hope that they will thrive. The word “wassail’ comes from the Anglo-Saxon phrase “waes hael”, which means “good health”.

For more information visit the website.