Thomas D. Mangelsen – A Life In The Wild

Polar Bears by Thomas Mangelsen by Ryan Somma via Flickr.com

Dates: January 30th to May 29th  
Location: Robert Bateman Centre at 470 Belleville St.
Websites:  https://batemanfoundation.org/current-exhibits/

This collection of Thomas D. Mangelsen’s highlight some of the natural world that he has highlighted for over 45 years. This display showcases just 40 works that documents species, landscapes and the harshness that is overcome in nature.

James Bay Window Wanderland

Window Wanderland by Rob Brewer

Dates: February 19th to 21st @ 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: Throughout James Bay Neighborhood
Websites:  https://www.windowwanderland.com/event/james-bay-2021/

For the 4th year windows throughout James Bay will be decorated to brighten up February. Private homes, businesses and community centres are all participating in this fun event. See the map on the website and find all of the creative displays throughout our beautiful neighborhood.

Last Week for Emily Carr: Fresh Seeing – French Modernism and the West Coast

House with Slanted Roof – Brittany by A.Davey via Flickr.com

Dates: until January 24th
Location: Royal BC Musuem at 675 Belleville St.
Websites:  https://royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/

Before she was a Canadian icon, Carr visited France in 1911 as a modernist painter. This time transformed her painting style and helped make her the known artist we all know today. Book your tickets in advance as the museum is doing timed slots.

Being Here: The Refugee Project

flags of canada by dead-tamago via Flickr.com

Dates: March 9th to March 21st @ 7:30pm 
Location: Online 
Websites:  https://www.belfry.bc.ca/being-here-the-refugee-project/

“From the creators of “Home Is a Beautiful Word” comes a celebration of brave spirits and human hearts.” This project showcases refugee’s stories from across Canada, from Victoria to Halifax, in their own words. Compiled and edited by Joel Bernbaum and directed by Michael Shamata.   

Dine Around & Stay in Town Victoria

Tasting Menu @ Cinnamon Soho // Londay by Merlijn Hoek via Flickr.com

Dates: January 14th to February 7th
Location: Throughout Greater Victoria
Websites:  https://www.tourismvictoria.com/eat-drink/dine-around

Enjoy three-course menus as you have a great stay-cation over this three week period. Support local businesses while dining on wonderfully planned out meals. In accordance with the covid-19 guidelines less dining spaces will be available so make your reservation fast.

Lego Exhibition

LEGO House by georgivar via Flickr.com

Dates: January 2nd to March 31st @ 10:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Sidney Museum at 2423 Beacon Ave
Websites:  https://sidneymuseum.ca/#

This annual exhibition is continuing to celebrate over 60 years of Lego creativity and imagination. Guests will see numerous themes such as Star Wars, Harry Potters, classics and more. This year slots need to be booked ahead of time in accordance with covid-19 guidelines so book your tickets now!