The Little Prince and New Works

Pequeno Principe by Filipe Venancio via Flickr.com

Dates: mid-late October until August, varying weekend days @ 7:30pm
Location: Ballet Victoria in Kirk Hall at 643 Broughton St.
Websites:  https://www.balletvictoria.ca/shop/the-little-prince-tickets/

With Covid Protocols in place enjoy a smaller 30 audience ballet performance. Seats will need to be assigned ahead of time and arranged with their box office. See their website for a full schedule, prices and show updates.

23rd Annual Antimatter Film Festival

Timbers Club by Polygon Realty Limited via Flickr.com

Dates: October 15th to 25th
Location: Virtual and limited venues
Websites:   https://antimatter.squarespace.com/

This festival presents over 100 films in 20 curated programs on screen, as installations in the public realm and online. Internationally participating film makers make up 70% of the festival with over 30 countries represented. They have adapted this year to make smaller special screenings and moving the rest of the festival online.

Pre-register on the website while spaces are still available.  

5th Annual Victoria Festival of Authors

old typewriter by John Dierckx via Flickr.com

Dates: September 30th to October 4th
Location: Online
Websites:  https://victoriafestivalofauthors.ca/

Vancouver Islands largest celebration of reading and writing will continue online and closed-captioned.

The event will host 28 authors of prose and poetry writers from our region and beyond.

All Zoom-based panels require participants to register in advance due to the limited capacity.

Book a weekly fall getaway and relax with us!

Liquidambar autumn colour by Lotus Johnson via Flickr.com

Dates: October until December
Location: Royal Scot Hotel & Suites at 425 Quebec St.
Websites:  https://royalscot.com/accom_main.html

By popular demand we are extending our winter long stay rates to the fall.

Our weekly rates start at $630/week + taxes and include complimentary parking and wifi.

To take advantage of this offer reservations need to be booked directly with the hotel at 1-800-663-7515.

Embrace the Autumn at the Butchart Gardens

Japanese Garden fall 2009 #1 by Ian via Flickr.com

Dates: October 1st to November 30th @ 9:00am to 4:00pm (gates) 5:00pm (viewing)
Location: Butchart  Gardens at 800 Benvenuto Ave
Websites:  https://www.butchartgardens.com/autumn/

Stroll through the changing gardens as they transition from the brilliant summer to the rich autumn hughes. Make sure to take your last walk through the Japanese Garden before they close for the winter and then warm up with some the autumn afternoon tea in the dining room.  

Last weekend for James Bay & Bastion Square Public Market

BC Association of Farmers’ Markets lauches #meetmymarket by Province of British Columbia via Flickr.com

Dates: James Bay: Saturday 9:00am until 3:00pm;                                                                                          Bastion Square: Thursday to Sunday: 11:00am to 4:00pm
Location: James Bay: Menzies & Superior; Bastion Square: Wharf to Government
Websites:  https://www.victoria.ca/EN/main/residents/culture/public-markets.html

Enjoy the last few days of the downtown markets this season. Stock up on your artisan and local goods while they’re here.