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Events Calendar

September 2014

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20th Annual Vancouver Island Blues Bash
 
 
Thinklandia 2014

Thinklandia 2014

September 2 - 11, 7 - 10 pm

Location: Various Venues

Event: Thinklandia is a festival of imagination.  Thinkers, entrepreneurs, speakers, makers, artists, and creators engage, share, enlighten, inspire, and prosper.  It's about ideas big and small, how to make something work, and how to help others.  Click here to view the schedule of events.

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Celtic Revival

Celtic Revival

September 1, 1 - 5 pm

Location: Centennial Square

Event: ECMA nominees The SKY Family will be performing their high energy Celtic dance and Gospel production Celtic Revival!  Delighting audiences from coast to coast across the US and Canada, the SKY Family is Eastern Canada's premiere Irish Dance production.  Fast paced fiddle music and high-energy Irish dance combined with humour and inspiration makes a joy-filled, toe-tapping time for the whole family!

 
 
Weird and Wonderful Tour

Weird and Wonderful Tour

June 3, 5, July 24, 12 pm
June 16, 24, 30, July 14, 28, August 5, 7, 12, 20, 25, 1 pm

Location: Maritime Museum

Event: Explore some of the eccentric stories about Bastion Square, the Maritime Museum, and the magical array of oddball objects contained within its walls.  Included with admission.

 
 
Summer in the Square Lunchtime Concerts
 
 
Victoria Downtown Farmers' Market
 
 
Kwench Lunchtime Choir
 
 
Live @ Lunch: Vikings in the Northern Sphere
 
 
Women At Sea

Women At Sea

June 18, 25, July 16, 27, August 17, 27 at 1 pm
June 21, July 11, 25, August 9, 24 at 2 pm

Location: Maritime Museum

Event: Discover the myriad roles performed by women in maritime trades from piracy, to commerce, to the military!  Included with admission.

 
 
Summer in the Square Lunchtime Concerts
 
 
Bastion Square Public Market

Bastion Square Public Market

Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays, May - September, 11 am - 5:30 pm

Location: Bastion Square

Event: The market turns 19 this year! Stretching from Victoria's waterfront on Wharf Street to Government Street, this eclectic open-air market brings a vibrancy to Bastion Square with its wonderful array of locally produced arts, crafts, and entertainment. Watch artisans as they create their crafts, or sit and enjoy the market atmosphere at one of the local outdoor cafes.

 
 
Summer in the Square Lunchtime Concerts
 
 
Local's Night at Victoria Public Market
 
 
Professional Photography & Imaging Information Session
 
 
Jann Arden
 
 
Bastion Square Public Market

Bastion Square Public Market

Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays, May - September, 11 am - 5:30 pm

Location: Bastion Square

Event: The market turns 19 this year! Stretching from Victoria's waterfront on Wharf Street to Government Street, this eclectic open-air market brings a vibrancy to Bastion Square with its wonderful array of locally produced arts, crafts, and entertainment. Watch artisans as they create their crafts, or sit and enjoy the market atmosphere at one of the local outdoor cafes.

 
 
Victoria Harbour Festival

Victoria Harbour Festival

Location: Ship Point, Inner Harbour

Event: This vendor's market features local artists who can only sell original work, local food vendors, local musicans, and entertainers.

Swift Sure:
May 23rd 12pm-10:30pm and May 24th 10:30am-10:30pm (Friday-Saturday)
Taking place during the Swiftsure International Yacht Race 2014, sure to be an exciting event

 
 
Ship Point Night Market

Ship Point Night Market

June 13, 14, 20, 21; July 4, 5, 11, 12; August 8, 9; Sept 5, 6, 12 & 13; 6 - 10:30 pm 

Location: Ship Point Night Market

Event: Inspired artists, musicians, jugglers, and food vendors make this fantastic pedestrian market a great arts & entertainment experience. 

 

 
 
Learn to Take Better Pictures
 
 
Bastion Square Public Market

Bastion Square Public Market

Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays, May - September, 11 am - 5:30 pm

Location: Bastion Square

Event: The market turns 19 this year! Stretching from Victoria's waterfront on Wharf Street to Government Street, this eclectic open-air market brings a vibrancy to Bastion Square with its wonderful array of locally produced arts, crafts, and entertainment. Watch artisans as they create their crafts, or sit and enjoy the market atmosphere at one of the local outdoor cafes.

 
 
Victoria Harbour Festival

Victoria Harbour Festival

Location: Ship Point, Inner Harbour

Event: This vendor's market features local artists who can only sell original work, local food vendors, local musicans, and entertainers.

Swift Sure:
May 23rd 12pm-10:30pm and May 24th 10:30am-10:30pm (Friday-Saturday)
Taking place during the Swiftsure International Yacht Race 2014, sure to be an exciting event

 
 
Ship Point Night Market

Ship Point Night Market

June 13, 14, 20, 21; July 4, 5, 11, 12; August 8, 9; Sept 5, 6, 12 & 13; 6 - 10:30 pm 

Location: Ship Point Night Market

Event: Inspired artists, musicians, jugglers, and food vendors make this fantastic pedestrian market a great arts & entertainment experience. 

 

 
 
Steve-O

Steve-O

September 6, 8 pm (doors at 7)

Location: Club 9one9

Event: Steve-O, Jackass daredevil and stand-up comedian, performs at Club 9one9.  Tickets are $33; this is a 19+ event.

 
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Thinklandia 2014

Thinklandia 2014

September 2 - 11, 7 - 10 pm

Location: Various Venues

Event: Thinklandia is a festival of imagination.  Thinkers, entrepreneurs, speakers, makers, artists, and creators engage, share, enlighten, inspire, and prosper.  It's about ideas big and small, how to make something work, and how to help others.  Click here to view the schedule of events.

 
 
Bastion Square Public Market

Bastion Square Public Market

Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays, May - September, 11 am - 5:30 pm

Location: Bastion Square

Event: The market turns 19 this year! Stretching from Victoria's waterfront on Wharf Street to Government Street, this eclectic open-air market brings a vibrancy to Bastion Square with its wonderful array of locally produced arts, crafts, and entertainment. Watch artisans as they create their crafts, or sit and enjoy the market atmosphere at one of the local outdoor cafes.

 
 
Ship Point Night Market

Ship Point Night Market

June 13, 14, 20, 21; July 4, 5, 11, 12; August 8, 9; Sept 5, 6, 12 & 13; 6 - 10:30 pm 

Location: Ship Point Night Market

Event: Inspired artists, musicians, jugglers, and food vendors make this fantastic pedestrian market a great arts & entertainment experience. 

 

 
 
Victoria International Chalk Art Festival
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Victoria Flea Market

Victoria Flea Market

Sundays, May 4 - September 28, 10 am - 3 pm

Location: Market Square

Event: Vintage lovers, bargain hunters, and treasure seekers will be able to get a weekly 'find fix' in Downtown Victoria, beginning in May.  This market has a European feel, with vendors featuring quirky finds from antique linens, old buttons, vinyl records, books, postcards and eclectic ephemera to vintage fashion, costume jewellery, militaria, and collectables.  With room for more than 60 vendors, the market will be free admission.

 
 
Sunday Market at Bastion Square
 
 
Victoria Harbour Festival

Victoria Harbour Festival

Location: Ship Point, Inner Harbour

Event: This vendor's market features local artists who can only sell original work, local food vendors, local musicans, and entertainers.

Swift Sure:
May 23rd 12pm-10:30pm and May 24th 10:30am-10:30pm (Friday-Saturday)
Taking place during the Swiftsure International Yacht Race 2014, sure to be an exciting event

 
 
Court is in Session Tour

Court is in Session Tour

June 12, 15, 22; July 1, 6, 9, 20, 23, August 13, 1 pm
June 28, August 1, 22, 2 pm

Location: Maritime Museum

Event: In Victoria's old courthouse, learn about the characters who laid the foundation for the City of Victoria and see the hidden gems of this 125 year old building.  Included with admission.

 
 
Victoria Harbour Festival

Victoria Harbour Festival

Location: Ship Point, Inner Harbour

Event: This vendor's market features local artists who can only sell original work, local food vendors, local musicans, and entertainers.

Swift Sure:
May 23rd 12pm-10:30pm and May 24th 10:30am-10:30pm (Friday-Saturday)
Taking place during the Swiftsure International Yacht Race 2014, sure to be an exciting event

 
 
Victoria Business Club

Victoria Business Club

July 29; August 12, 26; September 9, 23; October 7, 21; November 4, 18; December 2, 16, 30 - 12 pm
(every second Tuesday)

Location: Victoria Marriott Inner Harbour

Event: The Victoria Business Club meets for lunch every second Tuesday to network, exchange business referrals and leads, share support, and promote members' businesses.  Follow the link for more information.

 
 
Weird and Wonderful Tour

Weird and Wonderful Tour

June 3, 5, July 24, 12 pm
June 16, 24, 30, July 14, 28, August 5, 7, 12, 20, 25, 1 pm

Location: Maritime Museum

Event: Explore some of the eccentric stories about Bastion Square, the Maritime Museum, and the magical array of oddball objects contained within its walls.  Included with admission.

 
 
Summer in the Square Lunchtime Concerts
 
 
Victoria Downtown Farmers' Market
 
 
Kwench Lunchtime Choir
 
 
Women At Sea

Women At Sea

June 18, 25, July 16, 27, August 17, 27 at 1 pm
June 21, July 11, 25, August 9, 24 at 2 pm

Location: Maritime Museum

Event: Discover the myriad roles performed by women in maritime trades from piracy, to commerce, to the military!  Included with admission.

 
 
Summer in the Square Lunchtime Concerts
 
 
Bastion Square Public Market

Bastion Square Public Market

Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays, May - September, 11 am - 5:30 pm

Location: Bastion Square

Event: The market turns 19 this year! Stretching from Victoria's waterfront on Wharf Street to Government Street, this eclectic open-air market brings a vibrancy to Bastion Square with its wonderful array of locally produced arts, crafts, and entertainment. Watch artisans as they create their crafts, or sit and enjoy the market atmosphere at one of the local outdoor cafes.

 
 
Summer in the Square Lunchtime Concerts
 
 
Local's Night at Victoria Public Market
 
 
Bastion Square Public Market

Bastion Square Public Market

Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays, May - September, 11 am - 5:30 pm

Location: Bastion Square

Event: The market turns 19 this year! Stretching from Victoria's waterfront on Wharf Street to Government Street, this eclectic open-air market brings a vibrancy to Bastion Square with its wonderful array of locally produced arts, crafts, and entertainment. Watch artisans as they create their crafts, or sit and enjoy the market atmosphere at one of the local outdoor cafes.

 
 
Ship Point Night Market

Ship Point Night Market

June 13, 14, 20, 21; July 4, 5, 11, 12; August 8, 9; Sept 5, 6, 12 & 13; 6 - 10:30 pm 

Location: Ship Point Night Market

Event: Inspired artists, musicians, jugglers, and food vendors make this fantastic pedestrian market a great arts & entertainment experience. 

 

 
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Victoria International Chalk Art Festival
 
 
 
Weird and Wonderful Tour

Weird and Wonderful Tour

June 3, 5, July 24, 12 pm
June 16, 24, 30, July 14, 28, August 5, 7, 12, 20, 25, 1 pm

Location: Maritime Museum

Event: Explore some of the eccentric stories about Bastion Square, the Maritime Museum, and the magical array of oddball objects contained within its walls.  Included with admission.

 
 
Summer in the Square Lunchtime Concerts
 
 
Victoria Downtown Farmers' Market
 
 
Kwench Lunchtime Choir
 
 
Summer in the Square Lunchtime Concerts
 
 
Book Launch: Alicia Priest
 
 
Walking With Dinosaurs
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Sunday Market at Bastion Square
 
 
Court is in Session Tour

Court is in Session Tour

June 12, 15, 22; July 1, 6, 9, 20, 23, August 13, 1 pm
June 28, August 1, 22, 2 pm

Location: Maritime Museum

Event: In Victoria's old courthouse, learn about the characters who laid the foundation for the City of Victoria and see the hidden gems of this 125 year old building.  Included with admission.

 
 
Leechtown: Vancouver Island's Ghost Town
 
 
Bastion Square Public Market

Bastion Square Public Market

Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays, May - September, 11 am - 5:30 pm

Location: Bastion Square

Event: The market turns 19 this year! Stretching from Victoria's waterfront on Wharf Street to Government Street, this eclectic open-air market brings a vibrancy to Bastion Square with its wonderful array of locally produced arts, crafts, and entertainment. Watch artisans as they create their crafts, or sit and enjoy the market atmosphere at one of the local outdoor cafes.

 
 
Summer in the Square Lunchtime Concerts
 
 
Local's Night at Victoria Public Market
 
 
Bastion Square Public Market

Bastion Square Public Market

Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays, May - September, 11 am - 5:30 pm

Location: Bastion Square

Event: The market turns 19 this year! Stretching from Victoria's waterfront on Wharf Street to Government Street, this eclectic open-air market brings a vibrancy to Bastion Square with its wonderful array of locally produced arts, crafts, and entertainment. Watch artisans as they create their crafts, or sit and enjoy the market atmosphere at one of the local outdoor cafes.

 
 
 
 
Bastion Square Public Market

Bastion Square Public Market

Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays, May - September, 11 am - 5:30 pm

Location: Bastion Square

Event: The market turns 19 this year! Stretching from Victoria's waterfront on Wharf Street to Government Street, this eclectic open-air market brings a vibrancy to Bastion Square with its wonderful array of locally produced arts, crafts, and entertainment. Watch artisans as they create their crafts, or sit and enjoy the market atmosphere at one of the local outdoor cafes.

 
 
Music for Natural History Sound Workshop
 
 
 
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Walking With Dinosaurs
 
 
Rachmaninov No. 2 with Federova

Rachmaninov No. 2 with Federova

September 22, 8 pm

Location: Royal Theatre

Event: Anna Federova launches the Victoria Symphony's 14/15 season with Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto no. 3, a thrilling masterpiece that was made famous by Geoffrey Rush in the movie Shine.  Bartok's tour-de-force Concerto for Orchestra concludes this concert.  Tickets are available through the Royal Theatre box office, online, or by calling 250-386-6121.

 
 
Victoria Business Club

Victoria Business Club

July 29; August 12, 26; September 9, 23; October 7, 21; November 4, 18; December 2, 16, 30 - 12 pm
(every second Tuesday)

Location: Victoria Marriott Inner Harbour

Event: The Victoria Business Club meets for lunch every second Tuesday to network, exchange business referrals and leads, share support, and promote members' businesses.  Follow the link for more information.

 
 
Summer in the Square Lunchtime Concerts
 
 
Victoria Downtown Farmers' Market
 
 
Kwench Lunchtime Choir
 
 
Bastion Square Public Market

Bastion Square Public Market

Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays, May - September, 11 am - 5:30 pm

Location: Bastion Square

Event: The market turns 19 this year! Stretching from Victoria's waterfront on Wharf Street to Government Street, this eclectic open-air market brings a vibrancy to Bastion Square with its wonderful array of locally produced arts, crafts, and entertainment. Watch artisans as they create their crafts, or sit and enjoy the market atmosphere at one of the local outdoor cafes.

 
 
Local's Night at Victoria Public Market
 
 
Bastion Square Public Market

Bastion Square Public Market

Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays, May - September, 11 am - 5:30 pm

Location: Bastion Square

Event: The market turns 19 this year! Stretching from Victoria's waterfront on Wharf Street to Government Street, this eclectic open-air market brings a vibrancy to Bastion Square with its wonderful array of locally produced arts, crafts, and entertainment. Watch artisans as they create their crafts, or sit and enjoy the market atmosphere at one of the local outdoor cafes.

 
 
Victoria Vintage Expo
 
 
Spectacular Spanish Bagpipes
 
 
Learn to Take Better Pictures
 
 
Bastion Square Public Market

Bastion Square Public Market

Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays, May - September, 11 am - 5:30 pm

Location: Bastion Square

Event: The market turns 19 this year! Stretching from Victoria's waterfront on Wharf Street to Government Street, this eclectic open-air market brings a vibrancy to Bastion Square with its wonderful array of locally produced arts, crafts, and entertainment. Watch artisans as they create their crafts, or sit and enjoy the market atmosphere at one of the local outdoor cafes.

 
 
#etsyhandmadeincanada Marketplace
 
 
Victoria Vintage Expo
 
 
Spectacular Spanish Bagpipes
 
 
Victoria Flea Market

Victoria Flea Market

Sundays, May 4 - September 28, 10 am - 3 pm

Location: Market Square

Event: Vintage lovers, bargain hunters, and treasure seekers will be able to get a weekly 'find fix' in Downtown Victoria, beginning in May.  This market has a European feel, with vendors featuring quirky finds from antique linens, old buttons, vinyl records, books, postcards and eclectic ephemera to vintage fashion, costume jewellery, militaria, and collectables.  With room for more than 60 vendors, the market will be free admission.

 
 
Sunday Market at Bastion Square
 
 
Court is in Session Tour

Court is in Session Tour

June 12, 15, 22; July 1, 6, 9, 20, 23, August 13, 1 pm
June 28, August 1, 22, 2 pm

Location: Maritime Museum

Event: In Victoria's old courthouse, learn about the characters who laid the foundation for the City of Victoria and see the hidden gems of this 125 year old building.  Included with admission.

 
 
Wayne Brady

Wayne Brady

September 21, 7:30 pm

Location: Royal Theatre

Event: Tickets for this performance start at $61.50 and are available through the Royal Theatre box office, online, or by calling 250-386-6121.

 
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Victoria Flea Market

Victoria Flea Market

Sundays, May 4 - September 28, 10 am - 3 pm

Location: Market Square

Event: Vintage lovers, bargain hunters, and treasure seekers will be able to get a weekly 'find fix' in Downtown Victoria, beginning in May.  This market has a European feel, with vendors featuring quirky finds from antique linens, old buttons, vinyl records, books, postcards and eclectic ephemera to vintage fashion, costume jewellery, militaria, and collectables.  With room for more than 60 vendors, the market will be free admission.

 
 
Sunday Market at Bastion Square
 
 
Court is in Session Tour

Court is in Session Tour

June 12, 15, 22; July 1, 6, 9, 20, 23, August 13, 1 pm
June 28, August 1, 22, 2 pm

Location: Maritime Museum

Event: In Victoria's old courthouse, learn about the characters who laid the foundation for the City of Victoria and see the hidden gems of this 125 year old building.  Included with admission.

 
 
Spectacular Spanish Bagpipes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Happening this Month

Artisan's Lane - May 14, 2014 to September 2, 2014
Vikings - May 16, 2014 to November 11, 2014
Canada's Titanic: The Empress of Ireland - May 29, 2014 to October 20, 2014
End of Summer Art Show - August 21, 2014 to September 8, 2014

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