Community Events about town

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Event When & Where Details
Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra
(website)
Saturday, October 25, 2014, 7:30 pm
at Sooke Community Hall2037 Shields Rd.Sooke

Time: 7:30pm

Tickets: Adults $20.00 Student/Senior $15.00 http://www.sookephil.ca

Partnered with School Districts 61 & 62. A portion of every ticket sold will go toward their music programs.

Halloween Fundraiser
(website)
Saturday, October 25, 2014, 8:59 pm
at Westcoast Taekwon-Do

Come to the parking lot of Westcoast Taekwon-Do (3-4011 Quadra St.) from 4:00pm - 9:00pm for a haunted maze, bake-sale and 'Trunk-or-Treat'  (decorated vehicles in parking stalls and kids can walk around and go trick-or-treating in the lot). Its serves as a safe place for kids to have some Halloween fun AND they get to vote on the best decorated car which will then win a prize!

Proceeds from the event will go to the Children's Health Foundation.

Forward Equestrian's First Annual Almost Halloween Bash
(website)
Saturday, October 25, 2014
at 4420 Wilkinson Road (between Miller Ave. and Lindsay St.)

Saturday, October 25, Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm, Admission is free (entertainment will be a nominal fee .25 cents per game ticket or 5 for $1.00)

A family fun day with games, trick or treating for the kids (costumes encouraged), vendors silent auction and much more.

Also bring your empty bottles and canned food to benefit the Mustard Seed Food Bank.

 

Rhythm Room Hallowe'en Bash
(website)
Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 11:30 pm
at Dance Studio - 1303 Broad St. (upstairs)

Hallowe'en themed swing dance. All welcome! Free spooky lesson with admission. No partner necessary. Sponsored by the Swing Dance Association of Victoria.
Admission: $5 students; $8 adults
8:30pm - 11:30pm

Rocky Horror Picture Show
(website)
Thursday, October 30, 2014
at The Vic Theatre 808 Douglas

October 30 and 31, 2014, showtimes are at 7:00pm and 9:30pm and tickets are $15.00. 

There will be costume contests, sing-alongs, and beer!

More info and tickets at: http://thevic.ca/item/rocky-horror-picture-show.

Pumpkin Carving
(website)
Friday, October 31, 2014, 5:59 pm
at Victoria Public Market

Halloween is coming! Come and carve your pumpkin in the Community Kitchen at the Victoria Public Market!  Join us on one of 4 days in the Market where we are offering up Pumpkins to carve:
Saturday, October 25 from 11am-1pm
Tuesday, October 28 from 11am-1pm (Bring your little ones down to carve their first pumpkin with our New Parent Group)
Wednesday, October 29 from 11am-1pm
Friday, October 31 from 4:30-6:30pm

Trick-or-Treating
(website)
Friday, October 31, 2014, 6:59 pm
at Victoria Public Market

Calling all KIDS! Start your trick-or-treating off at the Victoria Public Market this year!  From 4:30pm-6:30pm, there will be pumpkin carving the Community Kitchen and Trick-or-Treating for the kids. Dress up in your best Halloween costume, bring your pillow case with you and visit all of our vendors in the Market to stock up on sweets! Plus, John Adams from Victoria's Ghostly Walks Walking Tours will be telling spooky ghost stories until 6:00pm!

Fright Night
(website)
Friday, October 31, 2014
at The Armoury Halloween Dance 713 Bay Street

Time: 8:30 to Midnight. 19 plus, $20.00 per ticket this is to support the Victoria Child Abuse Prevention and Counselling Centre. Live band is the Midnighters. For more information go to www.marymanningcentre.com 

Night Shift : Living and Dying in Victorian Times
(website)
Friday, October 31, 2014
at Royal BC Museum

Spend a devilishly good evening as the spirits of the past awaken and celebrate in style. Old Town will come alive with Victorian history, as costumed players introduce you to characters and customs from a past long thought dead, inspired by archival records and Royal BC Museum collections. For the truly brave, there will also be the opportunity to summon ghosts with a Victorian Séance. It’s sure to be a party! Join us and celebrate with the sounds of eclectic ensemble Bucan Bucan, back by popular demand.
Time: 8:00pm - 11:00pm
Tickets: $30/person (10% off for museum members)
19+


Click here to buy tickets

Fall for Wildlife Dinner Auction
(website)
Saturday, November 1, 2014, 6:00 pm
at Four Points by Sheraton Victoria Gateway

EXPERIENCE THE JOURNEY OF OUR WILD PATIENTS!

Attend Wild ARC's biggest fundraiser of the year, our Fall for Wildlife Dinner Auction. Join us for an elegant evening of great food, silent auction and fun at the Four Points by Sheraton Victoria Gateway

Time:  6:00pm -10:00pm on Saturday, November 1, 2014. Tickets are $80 each or $720 for a table of ten and you can purchase them online or by calling Wild ARC at 250-478-9453 or Marsha at 250-507-7380. All proceeds support the life-saving work of the BC SPCA Wild ARC *18 and over.

There will also be a chance for you to bid on the opportunity to be a Wild ARC intern for a day and have the chance to win a trip for two Anywhere WestJet flies! This is an event you won't want to miss!  

Groove Kitchen
(website)
Friday, November 7, 2014
at Hermann's Jazz Club, 753 View St.

Enjoy an evening of jazz music while supporting Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Victoria.

Tickets are $20, available at Lyle's Place, or the BBBS office at 230 Bay St.

A Tribute to the Military Exhibit
(website)
Saturday, Nov 1Saturday, November 15, 2014
at Sidney Museum, 2423 Beacon Avenue, Sidney

A Tribute to the Military. This display recognizes the sacrifice and hardships by members of the Armed Forces through a collection of military memorabilia and photos from conflicts throughout the last century. Open daily 10 – 4 from Nov 1-15. Admission by donation. All ages! For more info, email us at info@sidneymuseum.ca

Afterlife : the musical
(website)
Friday, October 31 - Sunday, November 16, 2014
at Sooke EMCS Theatre

Sooke Harbour Players present 'Afterlife'. A place where the dearly departed are graciously assisted to the eternal.However, Afterlife has been poisoned by a suffocating dark force! Nothing is as it should be, and no soul is passing on. Instead, the evil Queen of Heaven is growing more powerful with very soul she steals! All seems lost, until the day a soul, pure like no other, begins its ascent! Follow a young girls journey as she finds unconditional love, and true courage to face her darkest fears...in Afterlife!

An all-ages show, with an all-ages cast - written by local playwright and songwriter, Thom Southwood.

Runs: Oct 31, Nov 1, 2, 7, 8, 15 & 16

Tickets: $20 (youth & seniors discount: $15)


Click here to buy tickets

Cloverdale Traditional School’s Annual Craft Fair
(website)
Saturday, November 29, 2014, 10:00 am
at 3427 Quadra Street in the school Gymnasium

Admission by Donation

Please join us for this year’s event! Featuring over 45 local artisans and crafters!

Stop by the Raffle table and buy a ticket for any or all of the raffle items on display throughout the day.

There’s also fun for the whole family, including a games room, kids craft table, bake sale and cupcake walk. Also if you need a break, stop in at the concession for a snack and drink. We hope to see you there!