Family Christmas Eve Service: Classic Carols by Candlelight

December 19th, 2015

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church by Lotus Johnson

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church by Lotus Johnson

Date: December 24th @ 7:30pm
Location: St. Andrews Presbyterian at Douglas & Broughton
Website: http://standrewsvictoria.ca/

Enjoy readings, classical carol singing, vocal and instrument presentations all in the ambiance of candlelight.

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5th Annual Winter Solstice Cabaret

December 18th, 2015

Date: December 21st @ 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: Oak Bay United at 1355 Mitchell
Website: http://cariburdett.com/5th-annual-winter-solstice/

Enjoy new songs and old featuring Cari Burdett & Sara Marreios (vocalists), Richard Moody (violin); Miles Black (piano, sax, guitar); Anne Schaefer (piano, guitar, vocals); and  Marisa Jackson (dancer).

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Uncle Wiggly’s Tribute to the Blues: Songs of Christmas w/ David Vest

December 17th, 2015

christmas music by Hans Splinter

christmas music by Hans Splinter

Date: December 20th @ 7:30pm
Location: Alix Goolden Hall at 907 Pandora
Website: http://www.rmts.bc.ca/events/uncle-wiggly-2015-alix-goolden

Experience Christmas Carols from the 20’s, 30’s, 40’s, 50’s and 60’s.

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Santa Scoot

December 16th, 2015

Father Christmas on a Vespa -window display at Selfridges by jamielondonboy

Father Christmas on a Vespa -window display at Selfridges by jamielondonboy

Date: December 19th @ 11:00am to 2:00pm
Location: Market Sqaure at 560 Johnson
Website: http://www.marketsquare.ca/

Witness the parade of vespas and vintage scooters with Santa. Treats and meets will occur with Santa in the Square.

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Twin Kennedy

December 14th, 2015

guitar2 by Victor Camilo

guitar2 by Victor Camilo

Date: December 18th @ 10:00am to 5:00pm
Location: Oak Bay Recreation Centre at 1975 Bee
Website: http://www.beaconridgeproductions.com/

The award winning twin sisters are coming to Victoria to perform a mix of original country tunes and Christmas favourites. Both alums of UVIC and being born and raised in Powell River they are coming home to the Northwest as they are now part-time residents of Nashville.

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Murder at the Juice Joint

December 13th, 2015

window display: I haven't a clue by Robert Couse-Baker

window display: I haven't a clue by Robert Couse-Baker

Date: December 18th @ 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: Sooke Harbour House at 1528 Whiffen Spit
Website: http://www.sookeharbourhouse.com/events/

A special evening is planned to figure out “Who Dunnit!” The Lounge will be transformed into a 1920’s speakeasy – The Juice Joint. Expect the best of 1920’s entertainment with live performances and lessons in the foxtrot and the Charleston. RSVP in advance to pick your character, learn your back story and find your matching costume.

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17th Annual Sing-Along Mesiah

December 12th, 2015
Sarah Harmer at Alix Goolden Hall by hobvias sudoneighm

Sarah Harmer at Alix Goolden Hall by hobvias sudoneighm

Date: December 16th @ 7:00pm
Location: Alix Goolden Hall at 907 Pandora
Website: http://www.civicorchestraofvictoria.org/

One of Victoria’s favourite events to kick off the holiday season! With Hilary Coupland directing the Civic Orchestra of Victoria the audience is invited to perform part of the chorus. This year’s soloists include: Stephanie Landucci, soprano Eva Rebecca Bild, contralto Sunny Shams, Tenor Stephen Barradell and Bass Becky Major.

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Santa Brunch

December 11th, 2015

Festival of trees_Panorama by Blake Handley

Festival of trees_Panorama by Blake Handley

Date: December 13th @ 10:00am to 2:00pm
Location: Fairmont Empress at 721 Government
Website: http://www.fairmont.com/empress-victoria/special-offers/other-offers/santa-brunch/

Santa and the Elves are going to be at the Empress for Brunch! Join them in the Crystal Ballroom and Palm Court for a delectable brunch with seasonal items. For entertainment a face painting work shop and take home photos will be available.

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Tuba Christmas

December 10th, 2015

Victoria, BC by Herb Neufeld

Victoria, BC by Herb Neufeld

Date: December 12th @ 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Market Square at 560 Johnson
Website: http://www.marketsquare.ca/

Come witness more than 65 tuba players from across BC and the Pacific Northwest. This annual event brings everyone together to play beloved Christmas songs with a big sound.

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Classical Music Nite – East & West

December 9th, 2015

Indian instruments - impressions by Vernon Hyde

Indian instruments - impressions by Vernon Hyde

Date: December 12th @ 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Location: Lambrick Park Church at 1780 Feltham
Website: http://www.classicalbeats.com/

Indian classical (Hindustani & Carnatic classical) and Western classical music performances will delight you this evening. Enjoy the rhythms on the Bansuri (Flute), Keyboard, Piano & Harmonica and Tabla & Mridangam (Indian drums).

For more information visit the website.