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Saturday, September 30th

SEP 30:Moon Festival Lantern Celebration

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 5:00pm | Arts, Children, Community, Education, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free, Music, Seniors, Teens

Moon Festival is a free, family friendly event that welcomes people of all ages and cultures to share in an uplifting creative cultural celebration. The evening features live traditional Asian dance and musical performances by community groups; lantern making for children and a sampling of...

Monday, October 2nd

Late Summer Show

Monday, October 2, 2017 - 10:30am | Arts, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free, Seniors, Teens

Featuring Heather Keenan, Chris Alers and Katrina Pavlovsky, this salon show covers a range of different media and themes. Chris’ detailed paintings depict strong naturalistic elements that result in visual poetry, expressing her love of nature, colour and pattern. Heather’s Station Series, done in...

Tuesday, October 3rd

FREE 6 week A CAPPELLA EXPERIENCE!

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 6:45pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Free, Music, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

Over six Tuesday evenings starting September 12th we will provide free voice lessons, music and learning tracks for two songs, participation in either partial or full rehearsals of the Chorus, and the opportunity to perform with Pacific Edge Chorus in a concert on October 29th. (No session October...

Angie Abdou & Kara Stanley

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 7:00pm | Arts, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free, Seniors, Teens

Get ready for our first double author event of the year! Angie Abdou presents her fifth work of fiction, In Case I Go, a new kind of ghost story following a family escaping the big city for a small town that isn’t as ideal as they remember it. Kara Stanley, author of Fallen, also joins us with her...

Wednesday, October 4th

Book Launch with Bill Gaston & Theresa Kishkan

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 7:30pm | Arts, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free, Seniors, Teens

Free to attend. Doors will open at 7. Deemed “one of Canada’s outstanding literary treasures” by the Globe & Mail, Bill Gaston returns this season with another virtuosic short story collection, A Mariner’s Guide to Self Sabotage.  Joining him is Theresa Kishkan, whose essays in Euclid’s Orchard...

Bill Gaston book launch at Munro's

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 7:30pm | Arts, Entertainment, Free, Music, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

Join award-winning Victoria author Bill Gaston for the launch of his latest collection of short fiction A Mariner's Guide to Self Sabotage (published by Douglas & McIntyre) with Theresa Kishkan, author of Euclid's Orchard. Light refreshments and snacks will be served.

Saturday, October 7th

21st annual Gabriola Studio Tour

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 12:00am | Arts, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free, Markets, Seniors, Sports, Talks & Workshops, Teens

Twenty-one years and going strong! Over the past 21 years, Gabriola artists have opened up their studio, gallery, and workshop doors all year long to welcome you into their space and share their work: a fabulous way to meet the creators of wonderful pieces of art. Gabriola’s Studio Tour has been a...

Late Summer Show

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 10:30am | Arts, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free, Seniors, Teens

Featuring Heather Keenan, Chris Alers and Katrina Pavlovsky, this salon show covers a range of different media and themes. Chris’ detailed paintings depict strong naturalistic elements that result in visual poetry, expressing her love of nature, colour and pattern. Heather’s Station Series, done in...

Monday, October 9th

21st annual Gabriola Studio Tour

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 12:00am | Arts, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free, Markets, Seniors, Sports, Talks & Workshops, Teens

Twenty-one years and going strong! Over the past 21 years, Gabriola artists have opened up their studio, gallery, and workshop doors all year long to welcome you into their space and share their work: a fabulous way to meet the creators of wonderful pieces of art. Gabriola’s Studio Tour has been a...

Tuesday, October 10th

New Zealand Nature

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 7:30pm | Arts, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

Join Brooke Clibbon and Eric Tull for their presentation of New Zealand Nature! Brooke took video on a birding trip to New Zealand, and their video presentation shows many of the land birds and seabirds that they encountered, as well as the marine mammals. The video format shows interactions among...

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