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Saturday, February 4, 2017

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Victoria Film Festival - Play @ The Fort

Victoria Film Festival - Play @ The Fort

Date: 
Friday, February 3, 2017 - 9:00am to Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 5:00pm

Every day at The Fort, take in a different Virtual Reality experience, brought to you by that lovely man, Shealand Keais, and Victoria’s virtual reality arcade, Vic VR. They are accessible all day.

With performances from Messy Max, Matt Stanyer and more, see the website for more details!

Location: 
Fort Tectoria
777 Fort Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1H2
Canada
 
 
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Run Meet Up

Run Meet Up

Date: 
Repeats every week every Saturday 25 times except Sat Dec 24 2016.
Saturday, August 20, 2016 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Saturday, September 3, 2016 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Saturday, November 26, 2016 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Saturday, December 17, 2016 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Saturday, December 31, 2016 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Saturday, January 7, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Saturday, January 14, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:00am

Join MEC weekly for a free group run. No experience required, and beginners are welcome. Weekend runs are usually longer, and have two leaders for different pace groups or distances, as the group requires. Check out meetup: http://www.meetup.com/Victoria-MEC-Run-Meetup-Group/ for post-run route maps and photos!

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
Victoria Film Festival - SEE @ The Bay

Victoria Film Festival - SEE @ The Bay

Date: 
Repeats every day 10 times .
Friday, February 3, 2017 - 9:30am to 5:00pm
Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 9:30am to 5:00pm
Sunday, February 5, 2017 - 9:30am to 5:00pm
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 9:30am to 5:00pm
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 9:30am to 5:00pm
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 9:30am to 5:00pm
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 9:30am to 5:00pm
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 9:30am to 5:00pm
Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 9:30am to 5:00pm
Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 9:30am to 5:00pm

What is SEE @ The Bay?

A) An Art Exhibit of Canadian Film posters.
B) A pop-up cinema featuring perspectives from regional filmmakers
C) A look at interviews and influences of filmmakers and artists appearing at Victoria Film Festival 2017

The Victorian Film Festival will also be presenting short films from the regions and voices of Canada, the new talent who have something to say visually to make us think or make as laugh, they will be shown as four different sets of shorts, as follows:

Location: 
The Bay Centre (Lower level of The Bay Centre, next to centre court)
1150 Douglas St
Victoria, BC V8W 3M9
Canada
 
 
Victoria Tea Festival Revival 2017

Victoria Tea Festival Revival 2017

Date: 
Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Following the success of the Victoria Tea Festival Revival 2016, the International Tea Appreciation Society continues to grow this collaborative event, and offer Victoria residents and visitors a fantastic opportunity to come downtown and break the winter blues, by celebrating the City with tea! In 2016, we had 15 host spaces, 4,675 cups of tea sipped and one big Tea Symposium.

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
Backcountry 101 - Packing for an Overnight Hiking Trip

Backcountry 101 - Packing for an Overnight Hiking Trip

Date: 
Repeats every week every Saturday 9 times .
Saturday, January 7, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Saturday, January 14, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Pack Right for your next Overnight Hiking Trip!  Join MEC's camping specialists every Saturday morning from 11:00am-12pm for a free one-hour clinic designed to introduce you to the equipment required for a safe and comfortable trip and tips on backcountry travel. By the end of the session participants will be familiar with the essential equipment required for an overnight backpacking adventure, including:

The 10 Essentials for Backcountry Travel

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
 
 
Author Signing with Kaz Lefave
 
 
Artist Demonstration: Ken Faulks

Artist Demonstration: Ken Faulks

Date: 
Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Ken Faulks is a professional visual artist and Canadian plein air painter who, for 30 years, has created both commercial art (illustration and graphic design) and fine art (showing oil paintings in galleries). Drop-in; space is limited. Admission to drop-in programs is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
Robert Bateman Centre Tour

Robert Bateman Centre Tour

Date: 
Repeats every week every Tuesday and every Saturday until Sat Apr 29 2017 .
Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Saturday, January 7, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Saturday, January 14, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm

Every Tuesday and Saturday at 2:00pm enjoy a 45 minute tour through the gallery with one of our Bateman experts.
Learn about Robert’s evolution as an artist, and hear personal stories behind the creation of this work.

Free with your purchase of admission.
No registration required, simply meet at the gallery desk at 2:00pm.

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
Victoria Film Festival - Sips 'N' Cinema (Cocktail) SAINT AMOUR

Victoria Film Festival - Sips 'N' Cinema (Cocktail) SAINT AMOUR

Date: 
Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 2:00pm

A triple treat of scrumptious food, delicious libations and a captivating film with a side measure of film discussion with head programmer, Donovan Aikman and others.

You will first see the film Saint Amour at the Odeon cinema, followed immediately by the cocktail portion of the event, which will be held at Clarke & Co (1002 Blanshard st).

ADVANCE TICKETS ONLY. Tickets are $25 (+tax) and include film, food, drink and discussion. Must be 19 years or older to participate.

Location: 
The Odeon
780 Yates St
Victoria, BC V8W 1L4
Canada
 
 
Commercial Real Estate for Newcomers

Commercial Real Estate for Newcomers

Date: 
Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Commercial Real Estate expert, Eric Bramble, of Torrent Real Estate helps newcomers to Victoria understand our unique commercial real estate market. If you are a local business owner or becoming one, this is a must-attend workshop. Register at gvpl.ca or call 250-940-GVPL (4875) for more information. Registration begins December 5

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
The Mystery of Grafton Tyler Brown Curator's Talk
 
 
 
 
 
 
Murder on the Agenda

Murder on the Agenda

Date: 
Repeats every week every Friday and every Saturday 4 times .
Friday, February 3, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:30pm
Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:30pm
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:30pm
Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:30pm

Can YOU catch a killer?

A live and interactive puzzle, three course dinner, and as many collaborators as you want to work with. Through theater, technology, puzzles and food, YOU investigate this mystery.

Happy Candy(TM) is having its annual sales event right here in Victoria. After the success of the last year, everyone is feeling upbeat for the mixer dinner at the start of the conference. But underneath the happy exterior, someone has murderous intentions.

Can YOU unwrap the enigma and catch the killer?

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
Calgary Hitmen vs. Victoria Royals
 
Ghostly Walks

Ghostly Walks

Date: 
Repeats every week every Sunday and every Friday and every Saturday 48 times .
Friday, January 6, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, January 7, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Sunday, January 8, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, January 14, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Friday, January 27, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Sunday, January 29, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Friday, February 3, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Sunday, February 5, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Friday, March 3, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Friday, March 10, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Friday, April 14, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Behind Victoria’s old-world charm lie tales of eccentric characters, heroic deeds, intrigue, love, humour, hangings, murder… and GHOSTS! Ghostly Walks start in front of the Visitor Information Centre at 812 Wharf Street.

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
This is That

This is That

Date: 
Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm

Hot on the heels of a new season of radio and string of viral videos, including “Thought Leader” & “Riderless Bikes,” Pat Kelly & Peter Oldring are hitting the road with a new version of their popular live show - This Is That LIVE! With a healthy mix of character interviews and mockumentary stories, this live send up of public radio doesn’t just report the news it makes it up! If you have ever been curious how just two guys provide all the voices for this completely improvised radio comedy, well this is the show for you.

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
Tam Plays Sibelius

Tam Plays Sibelius

Date: 
Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Hear Terence Tam as he soars through the haunting and passionate Violin Concerto of Sibelius. The iconic and expressive First Symphony of Brahms concludes this concert. A world premiere by Jeffrey Ryan, inspired by Canadian poet Patrick Lane’s poem Water, is also on the program.

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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