Salt Spring Studio Tour

Runs year round self driven tour of various studios on Salt Spring Island Pick up a map on the ferry and follow the blue and white sheep signs


Hermann’s Upstairs Lounge presents Acoustic Open Mic 19+

Hermann's Upstairs 753 View St., Victoria

Hermann's Upstairs Lounge presents a free open mic evening for musicians of all stripes. Hosted by Kelly Fawcett, solo artists or groups can sit in with him or showcase their own material in a supportive and creative atmosphere. It's also a great way for singer-songwriters to try out their new tunes.

Salt, Coffee & Spice Brass Spoon Workshop

Stairway Studio 13-560 Johnson Street, Victoria

We're pretty excited to offer this super value gift-making workshop opportunity. This is a short jam-packed workshop where you'll learn to make a beautiful set of handmade brass spoons! (silver is an option as well) They're so cute and the perfect gift for foodie friends, coffee enthusiasts, hostess thank you gifts (think adorable spoon tied […]



Butchart Gardens 800 Benvenuto Avenue, Brentwood Bay, BC

Join us December 1 at 5:00 PM as we officially flip the switch for Christmas, and thousands of lights illuminate to mark the start of our Magic of Christmas season. Everyone! Event is included with admission to The Gardens, please reserve your timed entrance tickets. You can expect, Light Up, traditional carollers, festive brass, free […]


An Evening with John Vaillant

Shoal Centre 10030 Resthaven Drive, Sidney

John Vaillant will join us to read from and discuss his latest book, Fire Weather: The Making of a Beast, his account of the colossal wildfire in Fort McMurray and the rapidly changing relationship between fire and humankind. The reading takes place Friday, December 1, at the Shoal Centre in Sidney, 10030 Resthaven Drive, at […]


The Peninsula Singers Present: The Spirit of Christmas!

Mary Winspear Centre, Beacon Avenue, Sidney, BC 2243 Beacon Avenue, Victoria,

Come join the Peninsula Singers, young artists, dancers, professional show band, MC Jim Kingham and guests to kick off your Christmas 2023 celebrations. The show is a compilation of traditional and contemporary holiday music. Artistic Director Lena Palermo and our powerful mixed voice choir will entertain you with singing, dancing, sing-a-longs, humour, and so much […]


Hermann’s Upstairs presents Sunday Blues Services Blues Jam hosted by the Deb Rhymer Blues Band

Hermann's Upstairs 753 View St., Victoria

Itching to get on stage and showcase your Blues chops? This is your chance with the Deb Rhymer Blues Band featuring some of the best Blues musicians around. The Deb Rhymer Blues Band hosts Sunday Blues Service, the longest running blues jam in the Pacific Northwest. A Victoria favourite, the band has played all the […]


Level 1 – Pierce-Work Pendant Course

Stairway Studio 13-560 Johnson Street, Victoria

Introducing our newest three-day workshop! Tuesdays, December 5th-19th | 6-9PM Join us for a fun and info-filled course with instructor, Taryn O'Gorman, where you'll create a beautiful 2-layer copper or brass pierce-work pendant.  We have silver available for purchase if preferred to metals included in the course. Pierce-work is the art of intricate saw cutting from a […]


A Christmas Carol in Gay Apparel

The Metro Studio Theatre 1411 Quadra Stree, Victoria

A Christmas Carol In Gay Apparel is a charming comedic parody of the Dicken's classic holiday tale, and the coming out story of Eleanor Crooge. Eleanor S. Crooge has the same classic ‘humbug’ issues as the Dickens’ character, along with the added burden of being in denial that she is gay. She works tirelessly at […]


Intro to Silversmithing | Weekend Course (Saturday & Sunday)

Stairway Studio 13-560 Johnson Street, Victoria

Two-day course (Saturday & Sunday) December 9-10 | 10 am - 5 pm | $480* Materials included (approx. $90 value) This class is offered regularly | No experience necessary. Have you always wanted to try silversmithing? Here's your chance to test it out without committing to a lengthy course! Over one info-packed weekend, you will […]


Yellowpoint Christmas Spectacular

McPherson Playhouse #3 Centennial Square, Victoria, BC

The Yellowpoint Christmas Spectacular is a celebration of music, dance, lights and decorations. Now in its 15th season, it has become a holiday tradition for many across Vancouver Island. This year's singing and dancing extravaganza includes musical medleys of well known songs by the Rolling Stones, Cat Stevens, George Gershwin and the Beach Boys, songs […]

Holiday Harmonies 11 with the Victoria Arion Male Choir

Cordova Bay United Church 813 Claremont Ave, Victoria

will be held Saturday December 9th, 2PM at the Cordova Bay United Church,813 Claremont Ave. The program includes traditional works (Boar’s Head Carol, Gloria in Excelsis, Huron Carol), Christmas favorites (Go Tell it on The Mountain, Jesus What a Wonderful Child) and recent winter-themed works (The Light Returns, Winter Proverbs) along with many other pieces. […]