Jazzy Moms Day with CanUS & Devon McCagherty

May 8th, 2016
Jazz by Mauro Caccavale

Jazz by Mauro Caccavale

Date: May 8th @ 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: Hermann’s Jazz Club at 753 View
Website: http://hermannsjazz.com/

“Celebrate Mother’s Day with some hot jazz by the CanUS Jazz Band and including special guest, Devon “Avram” McCagherty on banjo. After appearances in jazz festivals all over North America and including the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. this is a band full of surprises. There is also a strong vocal component copied from such as the Mills Brothers & Boswell Sisters. They feature Dixieland and swing favourites in a six piece band that will rock your socks.”

For more information visit the website.

Mother’s Day Paint-In and Craft Fair

May 7th, 2016
Hatley Park by Satrina0

Hatley Park by Satrina0

Date: May 8th @ 10:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Royal Roads University at 2005 Sooke
Website: http://www.royalroads.ca/event/mothers-day-paint-and-craft-fair

Enjoy Mother’s Day at Royal Roads’ annual outdoor festival of artists and artisans, entertainers and food vendors. Tour the gorgeous spring gardens of Hatley Park, take in a free tour of Hatley Castle, enjoy live musical entertainment and engage the kids’ creativity with crafts and fun activities.

For more information visit the website.

Introductory Kayak Rescues Clinic

May 4th, 2016
DSC02396 by proadventure.co.uk

DSC02396 by proadventure.co.uk

Date: May 7th & 14th @ 9:30am to 12:30pm
Location: Ocean River Sports at 1824 Store
Website: http://oceanriver.com/adventure/introductory-kayak-rescues/

This clinic is to get instruction and training from qualified instructors so you never have to ask “What happens if I tip over?” You will also learn in the clinic general safety issues, rescue gear, and how to rescue yourself or a partner after capsizing.

For more information visit the website.

South Vancouver Island Regional Heritage Fair

May 3rd, 2016
America's Future by terren in Virginia

America's Future by terren in Virginia

Date: May 6th @ 10:00am to 2:00pm
Location: Royal BC Museum at 675 Belleville
Website: http://royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/events/south-vancouver-island-regional-heritage-fair-6/

Students from local middle and high schools all are participating in the regional heritage fair. Also featured will be public exhibitions of Canadian history projects, displays, and workshops.

For more information visit the website.

Sweetly Raw Desserts Tasting & Signing

May 2nd, 2016
Raw Chocolate Cake by Christoffer Undisclosed

Raw Chocolate Cake by Christoffer Undisclosed

Date: May 5th @ 7:00pm
Location: Russells Books at 734 Fort
Website: http://www.russellbooks.com/?page=shop/disp&pid=page_Events

Join the author, of Sweetly Raw Heather Pace, for an evening of sampling sweet desserts. Get your cookbook signed, ask questions and find out how you can make your favourite desserts at home, raw!

For more information visit the website.

Cinco De Mayo at Yates Street Taphouse

May 1st, 2016
Tamarindo Restaurant by Ernesto Andrade

Tamarindo Restaurant by Ernesto Andrade

Date: May 5th @ 4:30pm to closing
Location: Yates Street Taphouse at 759 Yates
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/999309326823158/

Celebrate downtown Victoria’s largest the “5th of May” in Mexican style. Come for the prizes and Mexican food and stay for the Mexican celebration!

For more information visit the website.

Times Colonist Annual Book Sale

April 30th, 2016
Book Sale by Phil Roeder

Book Sale by Phil Roeder

Date: April 30th & May 1st @ 9:00am to 5:00pm
Location: Victoria Curling Club at 1952 Quadra
Website: http://www.timescolonist.com/news/local/annual-book-sale-saturday-and-sunday-1.2222303

Come to one of the largest annual book fairs in Victoria. All money raised goes to the Times Colonist Raise-A-Reader fund.

For more information visit the website.

For The Love of Gin Dinner & Cocktails

April 29th, 2016
Merridale Cidery by Thom Wong

Merridale Cidery by Thom Wong

Date: April 30th @ 6:00pm
Location: Merridale Ciderworks at 1230 Merridale
Website: http://www.merridalecider.com/events/love-gin

Join distiller and owner Rick Pipes in the distillery as he leads an information session on the distillation process of their gins including what locally foraged botanicals are featured in the spirits. Top 10 2012 International Bartender of the Year contender Shawn Soole will be featured to share his spirits wisdom. Chef Kyle Bellis has created a gin inspired three-course dinner.

Reservations are required for this event.

For more information visit the website.

Home Design & Renovation Tour

April 28th, 2016
Living Room by Jeremy Levine

Living Room by Jeremy Levine

Date: April 30th & May 1st @ 11:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Various locations, for map see website.
Website: https://www.younglife.ca/victoria-home-tour/

This self-guided tour allows you to navigate yourself through the homes at your own pace. Meet the contractors and designers, see the latest and best of today’s renovation design ideas. All proceeds go to support the work of Young Life with teenagers in Victoria.

For more information visit the website.

Cirque De La Symphonie

April 26th, 2016
Circus Herman Renz by DirkJan Ranzijn

Circus Herman Renz by DirkJan Ranzijn

Date: April 29th & 30th @ 8:00pm; May 1st @ 2:00pm
Location: Royal Theatre at 805 Broughton
Website: http://www.rmts.bc.ca/events/pops-6-2016-royal-theatre

Cirque De La Symphonie is back in Victoria after three highly regarded sold-out performances in their last visit. Be delighted by jugglers, aerialists, and the Victoria Symphony performing exciting orchestral favorites. Get your tickets early to not miss out.

For more information visit the website.