Tea Leaf Reading 101 at Silk Road

October 17th, 2016
018 reading the tea leaves by Amelia Wells

018 reading the tea leaves by Amelia Wells

Date: October 22nd @ 10:15am to 12:00pm
Location: Silk Road Tea at 1624 Government
Website: http://silkroadteastore.com/workshops-events/

“Learn about the ancient practice of tea leaf reading with this fun, introductory session that teaches you the basics of tea leaf reading.” This class will be taught by Rachael Haisell, a 5th generation tea leaf reader, whose family hails from the UK, where tea leaf reading has been popular for centuries.

For more information visit the website.

Stein & Dine 2016 at the Victoria Public Market

October 16th, 2016
Steins by Bram Cymet

Steins by Bram Cymet

Date: October 22nd @ 7:30pm to 10:30pm
Location: Victoria Public Market at the Hudson at 6-1701 Douglas
Website: http://victoriapublicmarket.com/oktoberfest-stein-and-dine-2016/

Back for another year Roast Meat and Sandwich Shop joins with Victoria Beer Week to celebrate Oktoberfest and BC Craft Beer Month! For its third year, this event is becoming an October tradition. Enjoy Germanic food and delicious craft beer.

For more information visit the website.

Our Town: A Live Production

October 15th, 2016
Our Town by Kentucky Country Day

Our Town by Kentucky Country Day

Date: October 20th to 23rd
Location: Canadian College of Performing Arts at 1701 Elgin
Website: http://www.ccpacanada.com/

A tale as old as time Grover’s Corners – an ordinary town with extraordinary truths. “The audience is taken on a journey through love, marriage, death and dying as they wonder at the beauty around them. First produced in 1938, this Pulitzer Prize winning drama has become an American classic, and is Thornton Wilder’s most renowned play.

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2016 Victoria DIY Challenge Gala

October 14th, 2016
The Home Paint Project by Kartikay Sahay

The Home Paint Project by Kartikay Sahay

Date: October 19th @ 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Location: The Bay Centre at 2-1150 Douglas
Website: http://diychallenge.ca/product/diy-challenge-gala-auction-tickets/

All DIYers are well to come for cocktails, canapés, entertainment and a DIY version of a live auction for 17 repurposed furniture pieces all hosted by Lisa D, Ocean 98.5 radio personality! All proceeds from the auction go directly to support sick kids on Vancouver Island through BC Children’s Hospital Foundation. All items for auction will be on display at the Bay Centre from October 3rd until the auction.

For more information visit the website.

Oktoberfest Dance

October 13th, 2016
oktoberfest dancing by 46137

oktoberfest dancing by 46137

Date: October 15th @ 7:30pm
Location: Victoria Edelweiss Club at 108 Niagara
Website: http://www.victoriaedelweiss.ca/events/

Celebrate Germany Oktoberfest with music and dancing. Music performed by the Victoria Accordion Club and Ron Sera and German food available by Edelweiss members. Prizes to be won and fun for all!

For more information visit the website.

5k Salmon Run

October 12th, 2016
Swimming salmon by Lotus Johnson

Swimming salmon by Lotus Johnson

Date: October 15th @ 10:00am
Location: Goldstream Provincial Park at Golden Gate
Website: http://www.naturehouse.ca/

Kick off the annual Chum Salmon run at Goldstream! Celebrate the salmon returning up the stream.

For more information visit the website.

2016 Annual Victoria Gallery Walk

October 11th, 2016
Victoria, BC - Legacy Art Gallery by Joe Mabel

Victoria, BC - Legacy Art Gallery by Joe Mabel

Date: October 15th @ 10:00am to 5:30pm & 16th @ 11:00am to 5:00pm
Location: West End Gallery; Alcheringa Gallery; Madrona; UVic Legacy Art
Website: http://www.westendgalleryltd.com/component/frontwindow/2016-victoria-gallery-walk-2

For the 18th year this has continued to be one of Victoria’s much loved art events. The four participating galleries will be featuring Artists in Residence or hands on art project at each location with accompanying special exhibitions. The ever-popular passports are back! Please note the University of Victoria Legacy Art Gallery will only be open on Saturday.

For more information visit the website.

Happy Thanksgiving!

October 10th, 2016
Happy Thanksgiving by Marc van der Chijs

Happy Thanksgiving by Marc van der Chijs

Victoria Fall Home Expo 2016

October 9th, 2016
Modern Interior Design by Nanimo

Modern Interior Design by Nanimo

Date: October 14th @1:00pm-9:00pm; 15th @9:30am-5:30pm; & 16th @10:00am-4:00pm
Location: Pearkes Community Centre at 3100 Tillicum
Website: http://www.homeshowtime.com/event/victoria-fall-2016-home-expo/

Victoria’s last major renovation and decorating event of the year comes to Pearkes Community Centre this fall! Take this final opportunity of the year to talk to local industry experts about your list of home projects. This event showcases the finishing touches to make a house a “home” and the resources to make your home a “masterpiece!”

For more information visit the website.

Annual Zombie Walk

October 8th, 2016
Victoria Zombie Walk 2010 by Tony Sprackett

Victoria Zombie Walk 2010 by Tony Sprackett

Date: October 15th @ 3:30pm with 7:00pm after party
Location: Walk: Downtown Victoria; After Party: Victoria Event Centre at 1415 Broad
Website: https://www.evensi.ca/victoria-zombie-walk-2016-victoria-canada/162835565

Participants “break out your best zombie make up and get out the blood!” and spectators enjoy the creative art and acting!

With every all ages event the rules include no fireworks/firecrackers, no guns/crossbows (fake or real), no smearing blood on store windows along the walk route, don’t touch/smear blood of walk observers, don’t impead traffic on the roads, don’t bite anyone (shouldn’t need to be stated) and have fun but be respectful. The all ages after party at the event centre will not disappoint with prizes and great music!

For more information visit the website.