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Saturday, March 4, 2017

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Voices of Women through Canadian History

Voices of Women through Canadian History

Date: 
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 5:00pm
The Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria is pleased to host Voices of Women through Canadian History, an exhibition celebrating International Women's Day and local women artists. This is a lightly juried show featuring female artists of all levels and disciplines.
 
A celebration of the diversity of female artists that call the British Columbian West Coast home. The works exhibited aim to exemplify the Canadian female experience. Exhibit March 2-12
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
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BattleSnake 2017
 
 
GoodLife Fitness Spin 4 Kids Spin-A-Thon

GoodLife Fitness Spin 4 Kids Spin-A-Thon

Date: 
Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Join us for the GoodLife Fitness Spin 4 Kids Spin-A-Thon in centre court from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm on Saturday, March 4th, 2017.
 
Watch teams of 8 riders each spin to raise funds for the Goodlife Kids Foundation - supporting national, provincial and local programs that provide ongoing physical activity opportunities for kids to live a fit and healthy good life. To date, GoodLife Kids Foundation has impacted the lives of over 240,000 Canadian kids through physical activity opportunities.
 
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
Writing Workshop: What Publishers Want

Writing Workshop: What Publishers Want

Date: 
Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
Today’s literary marketplace remains a mystery to up-and-coming writers. Often they ask themselves, what do I do next? How do I write a query letter that will stand out? What are editors really looking for? Most importantly, how do I know that my work is ready to be submitted?
 
Agent Sam Hiyate will examine the publishing world in Canada, the U.S. and international markets in this one-day workshop. What are the market’s needs, wants, trends and ‘must haves’?
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
Chinatown Walks

Chinatown Walks

Date: 
Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

 

 

Explore Canada's oldest Chinatown with an experienced guide who will take you to the city's only operating Chinese temple, an herbalist shop, Fan Tan Alley and treat you to Chinese baking. No reservations needed. Tours take place rain or shine. Purchase tickets online at www.discoverthepast.com or directly from the guides (cash only) starting 15 minutes before each tour. Start outside Starbucks Coffee, corner of Government and Fisgard Street.

 

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 Susan Juby: Republic of Dirt: Return to Woefield
 
Create Victoria Cultural Café

Create Victoria Cultural Café

Date: 
Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
Help shape the Create Victoria Arts and Culture Master Plan. Share your ideas at a Cultural Café on Saturday, March 4 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at City Hall, take the online survey by March 31, and make sure you're on the Arts Victoria cultural map! 
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
 
 
Author signing with Kira Lynne

Author signing with Kira Lynne

Date: 
Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Join in on Saturday, March 4th from 1pm to 3pm when Kira Lynne will be in store chatting and signing her book, Aches, Pains and Love. Twenty years ago, a doctor told Kira Lynne that she would never be able to have an intimate relationship due to her chronic health conditions. Having proven that doctor wrong, Kira set out to write a book for people living with chronic pain and illness who believe the door has closed on their prospects for love and relationships.

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
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spokane Chiefs vs. Victoria Royals
 
Willy Wonka

Willy Wonka

Date: 
Repeats every day 3 times .
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Friday, March 3, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Charlie Bucket is the epitome of kind, but even the kindest person has at least one weakness. For Charlie, it's winning a simple contest: find a golden ticket, win a spot to see Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory.
 
The entire SMUS Middle School presents Roald Dahl's famous book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, in its musical form.
Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
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
 
Fishing For Beer

Fishing For Beer

Date: 
Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 7:30pm to 11:00pm

Interested in a crab boil with craft beer? Returning from last year’s festival, this event will get you excited about things from the ocean! Fish and seafood lovers rejoice that this new event from last year is returning in 2017! Sample a variety of craft beers along with the freshest fish and shellfish from local vendors. For $20 more purchase a crab boil plate, including half a crab and sides, in addition to the regular ticket. Crab Boil tickets are limited.

Location: 
Victoria, BC
Canada
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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