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  • Chemainus, BC Visitor in Victoria

CHEMAINUS – CITY OF MURALS

Chemainus is a small town of approximately 3900 and is located about 80 kilometers north of Victoria, BC. The drive itself up to the town is on the breathtaking Malahat Drive which passes through some amazing scenery.  (See our post on a day trip which includes stops along the way) Chemainus' claim to fame are

  • Campbell River Harbour

A VISIT TO CAMPBELL RIVER

Outdoor Enthusiasts will Love Campbell River, BC Campbell River is the third largest city on Vancouver Island and is literally surrounded by nature. It sits on the 5oth parallel about a 3 hour drive north from Victoria. The waters of the Discovery Passage separate it from the mainland whose majestic mountains form a spectacular backdrop.

  • Butterfly Gardens, Victoria, BC

VICTORIA BUTTERFLY GARDENS

A Visit to Victoria Butterfly Gardens Victoria Butterfly Gardens isn’t just about butterflies; in fact, it is a complete tropical rain forest experience from the beautiful tropical gardens with over 200 species of tropical plants including carnivorous plants, to the beautiful ponds and streams teaming with Koi, waterfalls and bridges, free flying tropical birds, gorgeous

  • Heritage Acres Sign, Visitor in Victoria

HERITAGE ACRES

Heritage Acres in Saanich, BC is operated by the Saanich Historical Artifact Society. Currently Heritage Acres is only open for booking events under BC Covid Guidelines. We are sorry but we will not be open to the public until May 31, 2022. Please note that VIME will not be running trains in 2021   Like

METCHOSIN FARMER’S MARKET

JUNE 2020 Sundays from 11 am to 2 pm **NOTE: FARMER'S MARKET DURING LOCKDOWN** Markets are only allowed to sell essentials, which includes produce, liquor, and prepared foods. This means that craft vendors won’t be there. “We’re gonna miss them because they’re all part of our vibrant community,” said Jacqui Anderson, president of the Metchosin Producers

  • Goldstream Farmer's Market

GOLDSTREAM FARMER’S MARKET

Possibly June 2020 **NOTE:  FARMER'S MARKET DURING LOCKDOWN* “Overall, it’s a shop and don’t stop,” quipped Anthony Obersteller, president of Goldstream Farmers Market. “Once customers buy their items, they’ll have to head out shortly after. It’s very different from what we’re used to.” Notably, the BCCDC has included specific instructions to have one entrance and

  • Peninsula Country Market, Saanichton, BC

PENINSULA COUNTRY MARKET

**INFORMATION FOR 2020 PENDING** June 1st - October 12th, 2019 Saturdays 9 - 1 Saanich Fairgrounds, 1528 Stelly's Cross Road, Saanichton This year’s market opens June 2 in Pioneer Park, part of the Brentwood Bay Festival organized by the Brentwood Bay Community Association. Every Saturday the Peninsula Country Market offers three hours of live music

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