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Events Calendar

October 2014

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Victoria Downtown Farmers' Market

Victoria Downtown Farmers' Market

Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, 11 am - 3 pm (Year-round)

Farmer's Market Location: inside the Victoria Public Market at the Hudson, 1701 Douglas Street

Event: Victoria's food-focused year-round Farmers' Market, featuring local food, farms, artisans, food producers, and live music, takes place every Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday inside the Victoria Public Market at the Hudson, which opened its doors in September, 2013.

 
 
Kwench Lunchtime Choir
 
 
Local's Night at Victoria Public Market
 
 
Gracepoint Episode 1 Screening
 
 
Yuk Yuks Live at the Vic Theatre
 
 
The REIBC Road Show

The REIBC Road Show

October 3, 9 am - 1 pm

Location: Coast Victoria Harbourside Hotel & Marina

Event: The Real Estate Institute of BC hosts this event at the Coast Victoria.  This will be an excellent opportunity to gain insight on growth, economy, and development in Victoria and the surrounding areas while mingling with peers.  Breakfast and lunch will be included in registration costs.  

 
 
Stein & Dine: Oktoberfest at the Victoria Public Market

Stein & Dine: Oktoberfest at the Victoria Public Market

October 3, 7:30 pm

Location: Victoria Public Market

Event: In the tradition of the classic Oktoberfest style, Roast Meat & Sandwich Shop will be preparing a feast of Germanic favourites along with some special one-offs to make this event even more delicious.  14 different breweries offer a fantastic selection of local craft beers and cider to whet the appetite. Upon entry, each attendee is granted two 12 oz servings (additional beverages will be available for purchase on site).  19+ event, 2 pieces of ID required.

 
 
Dan Bern
 
 
Art of the Cocktail Festival

Art of the Cocktail Festival

October 4 - 6

Location: Various Downtown Venues

Event: The Art of the Cocktail is a three day journey into the art, craft and tradition of cocktails held at various venues in Victoria. The Grand Cocktail Tasting will open the door to a world of elegant spirits, while the Cocktail Workshops will pique your inner mixologist and the professional bartender competitions will impress even the most seasoned cocktail enthusiast.

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Victoria Downtown Farmers' Market

Victoria Downtown Farmers' Market

Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, 11 am - 3 pm (Year-round)

Farmer's Market Location: inside the Victoria Public Market at the Hudson, 1701 Douglas Street

Event: Victoria's food-focused year-round Farmers' Market, featuring local food, farms, artisans, food producers, and live music, takes place every Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday inside the Victoria Public Market at the Hudson, which opened its doors in September, 2013.

 
 
Book Launch: Lee Henderson

Book Launch: Lee Henderson

October 4, 7:30 pm

Location: Munro Books

Event: Enjoy the launch of Lee Henderson's new book, "The Road Narrows As You Go" at this free event.  In this novel, a young woman growing up in sleepy Victoria in the 1970s dreams of being a successful cartoonist, and a decade later, pursues her dream in hedonistic San Francisco.  UVic's own Lee Henderson captures all the brash optimism and ruthless amoralism of the decade in this rollicking novel.  

 
 
Tam Plays Bruch

Tam Plays Bruch

October 4, 8 pm
October 5, 2:30 pm

Location: Royal Theatre

Event: The Victoria Symphony presents the Signature Series, which features masterworks of both classical repertoire and living composers, along with a range of talented guest performers.  Tickets start at $30 and can be purchased through the Royal Theatre box office, online, or by calling 250-386-6121.

 
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Art of the Cocktail Festival

Art of the Cocktail Festival

October 4 - 6

Location: Various Downtown Venues

Event: The Art of the Cocktail is a three day journey into the art, craft and tradition of cocktails held at various venues in Victoria. The Grand Cocktail Tasting will open the door to a world of elegant spirits, while the Cocktail Workshops will pique your inner mixologist and the professional bartender competitions will impress even the most seasoned cocktail enthusiast.

 
 
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.

 
 
Victoria Downtown Farmers' Market

Victoria Downtown Farmers' Market

Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, 11 am - 3 pm (Year-round)

Farmer's Market Location: inside the Victoria Public Market at the Hudson, 1701 Douglas Street

Event: Victoria's food-focused year-round Farmers' Market, featuring local food, farms, artisans, food producers, and live music, takes place every Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday inside the Victoria Public Market at the Hudson, which opened its doors in September, 2013.

 
 
Kwench Lunchtime Choir
 
 
Book Launch: Mark L. Winston
 
 
Local's Night at Victoria Public Market
 
 
 
Victoria Downtown Farmers' Market

Victoria Downtown Farmers' Market

Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, 11 am - 3 pm (Year-round)

Farmer's Market Location: inside the Victoria Public Market at the Hudson, 1701 Douglas Street

Event: Victoria's food-focused year-round Farmers' Market, featuring local food, farms, artisans, food producers, and live music, takes place every Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday inside the Victoria Public Market at the Hudson, which opened its doors in September, 2013.

 
 
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.

 
 
Victoria Downtown Farmers' Market

Victoria Downtown Farmers' Market

Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, 11 am - 3 pm (Year-round)

Farmer's Market Location: inside the Victoria Public Market at the Hudson, 1701 Douglas Street

Event: Victoria's food-focused year-round Farmers' Market, featuring local food, farms, artisans, food producers, and live music, takes place every Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday inside the Victoria Public Market at the Hudson, which opened its doors in September, 2013.

 
 
Tam Plays Bruch

Tam Plays Bruch

October 4, 8 pm
October 5, 2:30 pm

Location: Royal Theatre

Event: The Victoria Symphony presents the Signature Series, which features masterworks of both classical repertoire and living composers, along with a range of talented guest performers.  Tickets start at $30 and can be purchased through the Royal Theatre box office, online, or by calling 250-386-6121.

 
 
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Victoria Downtown Farmers' Market

Victoria Downtown Farmers' Market

Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, 11 am - 3 pm (Year-round)

Farmer's Market Location: inside the Victoria Public Market at the Hudson, 1701 Douglas Street

Event: Victoria's food-focused year-round Farmers' Market, featuring local food, farms, artisans, food producers, and live music, takes place every Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday inside the Victoria Public Market at the Hudson, which opened its doors in September, 2013.

 
 
35th Annual GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon
 
 
 
 
Victoria Downtown Farmers' Market

Victoria Downtown Farmers' Market

Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, 11 am - 3 pm (Year-round)

Farmer's Market Location: inside the Victoria Public Market at the Hudson, 1701 Douglas Street

Event: Victoria's food-focused year-round Farmers' Market, featuring local food, farms, artisans, food producers, and live music, takes place every Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday inside the Victoria Public Market at the Hudson, which opened its doors in September, 2013.

 
 
Kwench Lunchtime Choir
 
 
Economics of Homelessness
 
 
Local's Night at Victoria Public Market
 
 
 
Victoria Downtown Farmers' Market

Victoria Downtown Farmers' Market

Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, 11 am - 3 pm (Year-round)

Farmer's Market Location: inside the Victoria Public Market at the Hudson, 1701 Douglas Street

Event: Victoria's food-focused year-round Farmers' Market, featuring local food, farms, artisans, food producers, and live music, takes place every Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday inside the Victoria Public Market at the Hudson, which opened its doors in September, 2013.

 
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Victoria Downtown Farmers' Market

Victoria Downtown Farmers' Market

Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, 11 am - 3 pm (Year-round)

Farmer's Market Location: inside the Victoria Public Market at the Hudson, 1701 Douglas Street

Event: Victoria's food-focused year-round Farmers' Market, featuring local food, farms, artisans, food producers, and live music, takes place every Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday inside the Victoria Public Market at the Hudson, which opened its doors in September, 2013.

 
 
Toopy & Binoo: Fun & Games

Toopy & Binoo: Fun & Games

October 19, 1 & 4 pm

Location: McPherson Playhouse

Event: Following the wildly successful production, Toopy & Binoo and the Marshmallow Moon, join BFFs Toopy & Binoo as they return to the live stage.  Entertaining and unpredictable, Toopy & Binoo: Fun & Games integrates music, theatre, dance, puppetry, and innovative multimedia technology to create an off-the-wall experience for the whole family.  

 
 
 
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.

 
 
The Extemporium: A Kafkaesque Improv Experience
 
 
Victoria Downtown Farmers' Market

Victoria Downtown Farmers' Market

Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, 11 am - 3 pm (Year-round)

Farmer's Market Location: inside the Victoria Public Market at the Hudson, 1701 Douglas Street

Event: Victoria's food-focused year-round Farmers' Market, featuring local food, farms, artisans, food producers, and live music, takes place every Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday inside the Victoria Public Market at the Hudson, which opened its doors in September, 2013.

 
 
Kwench Lunchtime Choir
 
 
Gordon Lightfoot
 
 
Local's Night at Victoria Public Market
 
 
Gordon Lightfoot
 
 
Dracula: Ballet Victoria

Dracula: Ballet Victoria

October 24 & 25, 7:30 pm
October 26, 2 pm

Location: McPherson Playhouse

Event: "Listen to them, the children of the night, what music they make."  Be prepared to be seduced and bitten by this eerily beautiful new ballet.  Tickets start at $23.50 and can be purchased through the McPherson box office, online, or by calling 250-386-6121.

 
 
Dracula: Ballet Victoria

Dracula: Ballet Victoria

October 24 & 25, 7:30 pm
October 26, 2 pm

Location: McPherson Playhouse

Event: "Listen to them, the children of the night, what music they make."  Be prepared to be seduced and bitten by this eerily beautiful new ballet.  Tickets start at $23.50 and can be purchased through the McPherson box office, online, or by calling 250-386-6121.

 
 
Victoria Downtown Farmers' Market

Victoria Downtown Farmers' Market

Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, 11 am - 3 pm (Year-round)

Farmer's Market Location: inside the Victoria Public Market at the Hudson, 1701 Douglas Street

Event: Victoria's food-focused year-round Farmers' Market, featuring local food, farms, artisans, food producers, and live music, takes place every Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday inside the Victoria Public Market at the Hudson, which opened its doors in September, 2013.

 
 
Victoria Masquerade Ball

Victoria Masquerade Ball

October 25, 7 pm - 12 am

Location: Fairmont Empress

Event: Come out for North America's only Venetian style Ball and an evening of mystery and intrigue! All you need is an exotic mask with a tuxedo, evening gown or vintage costume. It's the Masquerade at the Castle on the Harbour.

 
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Dracula: Ballet Victoria

Dracula: Ballet Victoria

October 24 & 25, 7:30 pm
October 26, 2 pm

Location: McPherson Playhouse

Event: "Listen to them, the children of the night, what music they make."  Be prepared to be seduced and bitten by this eerily beautiful new ballet.  Tickets start at $23.50 and can be purchased through the McPherson box office, online, or by calling 250-386-6121.

 
 
Victoria Downtown Farmers' Market

Victoria Downtown Farmers' Market

Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, 11 am - 3 pm (Year-round)

Farmer's Market Location: inside the Victoria Public Market at the Hudson, 1701 Douglas Street

Event: Victoria's food-focused year-round Farmers' Market, featuring local food, farms, artisans, food producers, and live music, takes place every Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday inside the Victoria Public Market at the Hudson, which opened its doors in September, 2013.

 
 
 
 
Victoria Downtown Farmers' Market

Victoria Downtown Farmers' Market

Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, 11 am - 3 pm (Year-round)

Farmer's Market Location: inside the Victoria Public Market at the Hudson, 1701 Douglas Street

Event: Victoria's food-focused year-round Farmers' Market, featuring local food, farms, artisans, food producers, and live music, takes place every Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday inside the Victoria Public Market at the Hudson, which opened its doors in September, 2013.

 
 
Music of the Mad Men Era
 
 
Local's Night at Victoria Public Market
 
 
Music of the Mad Men Era
 
 
The Addams Family
 
 

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