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I've lived in Victoria over 30 years and I still can't believe how great this city really is! My husband, Bruce, and I have traveled the world but coming home to Victoria is still quite often a celebration. Together, we want to share our love of the city and the area by giving you an 'insider's' insights of where to go - what to do - and how to get there!

USE IT OR LOSE IT

SEPTEMBER 30, 2021  7:30p.m. - 9:00p.m. (VIRTUAL EVENT) Ross Bay Villa Society Can a deconsecrated church be transitioned to condominiums, a gas station swap service bays for tourist information booths or a bank be reborn as a bookstore? Adaptive re-use of historic buildings that have outlived their original function can be a win-win for everyone.

VICTORIA INTERNATIONAL WINE FESTIVAL

Saturday, Nov. 19th - Sunday, Nov. 20th, 2021 Victoria International Wine Festival: Storied Wine Festival of 35+ international vendors, each showcasing up to 12 different wines. Located at The Powerhouse. Tickets available: http://www.vicwf.com/

ANTIMATTER 2021

OCTOBER 14 - 24, 2021 IN PERSON AND ON-LINE Antimatter 2021: International Media Art & Experimental Cinema, In-Person & Online The 24th edition of the esteemed Canadian media arts festival Antimatter will continue with a hybrid model of presentation in 2021. From October 14 to 24, Antimatter will present more than 120 films in 20 curated programs

NEW PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT

THE BATEMAN FOUNDATION October 2nd, 2021 - January 29th, 2022 Relief: A Transformative Journey Through the Rockies is a new in-house exhibit that explores the magic of nature through a spectacular collection of images. Each photograph captures a special moment spent among the untamable majesty of the Rocky Mountains, accompanied by journal entries that offer

SALT SPRING APPLE FESTIVAL

OCTOBER 3, 2021 We will be holding the Salt Spring Apple Festival 2021 on Sunday Oct 3, 2021, by making some minor changes to how and what we do. As it stands at this point in time, here is our plan: All Host Farms will be open for Apple Lovers. Some changes at Fulford Hall

ISSAMBA AT THE PARK

OCTOBER 2, 2021  NOON - 6:00 p.m. Join us for a casual, family-friendly community gathering, as we celebrate Cultural Day. Show up and show out in your cultural attire. RSVP HERE: https://forms.gle/Dy6jXY8jmHCMh5516 | Free Food & Drinks | Music | Drumming w/ @mbuyiselo.ncapayi | Kizomba | Afrobeat | SocaFit w/ @fitrev.ca What You Can Bring:

  • Victoria Guitar Society

THE MUSIC OF RUDOLF LEBERL

Sat.October 16th, 2021 3:30-5:00pm. Victoria Guitar Society presents "Forgotten Romantic: the Music of Rudolf Leberl” Forgotten Romantic – the Music of Rudolf Leberl at St. Mary the Virgin Anglican Church, 1701 Elgin Rd. (in Oak Bay) The Victoria Guitar Society is excited to present a Canadian premier of guitar and ensemble music of Bohemian Rudolf

FROM FARMS TO FORKS

OCTOBER 3 - NOVEMBER 6TH, 2021 Growing Chefs’ From Farms to Forks is returning for its 12th year this October! Like our palates, this event has evolved over the years and has grown from a one-night event into a series of events that are accessible across Vancouver and Victoria-- and virtually for those across B.C.

DRUM AND BALAFON WORKSHOP

SEPT 21, 2021 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Solwood Studio 1303 Broad Street Victoria, BC V8W 2A8 Learn new rhythms on Djembe, Bass Drums & Balafon (African Xylophone). You are welcome to record the workshop for your own reference. Held at the Solwood Studio (1303 Broad Street). Instruments provided.  COST:  $75.00 FOR MORE INFORMATION CLICK

ART ISLE BAROQUE CONCERT SERIES

The festival schedule is as follows: September 28th, 7pm:  Duncan / Duncan United Church,  246 Ingram Street, Duncan September 30th, 7pm:  Salt Spring Island / All Saints by-the-Sea Anglican Church, Salt Spring Island October 1st, 7pm:  Pender Island / Pender Islands Community Hall, 4418 Bedwell Harbour Rd., Pender Island October 2nd, 7pm:   Mayne Island  /

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