10th Anniversary at Gingerbread Showcase

Gingerbread House by Jennyrotten

Date:  November 17th to January 6th @ 9:00am until 9:00pm
Location: Parkside Hotel & Spa at 810 Humboldt St.
Websites: https://www.habitatvictoria.com/gingerbread2018.html

This annual fundraising event benefits the Habitat Victoria. The showcase brings professional and amateur bakers from across Vancouver Island to present their creativity in the beautiful Parkside atrium. This year’s theme is “There’s No Place Like Home!”

Making The Artist Book + Self-Publishing with Daniel Milnor/Blurb Books

2008 Blurb Book by Allan Foster

Date:  October 25th @ 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: Club Kwench at 843 Fort St.
Websites: http://www.clubkwench.com/

With the profound changes in the publishing industry this talk will go through the capabilities of the new Blurb. This is for first time self-publishing artists or anyone interested in the new technologies available in the traditional print avenues.

Granville Island Tea Co. tasting at Michal Negrin

sereniTEA by caruba

Date:  October 26th at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: Michal Negren at 616 Fort St.
Websites: https://business.facebook.com/events/725320934494371/

Find your new favourite from 40 all natural teas and herbal blends by Vancouver’s Granville Island Tea Co. Sample 7 delicious teas and nibble yummy treats in our beautiful new space while getting some holiday shopping done! All guests get 20% off jewelry and fashion during the event.

Haunted Halloween Tours

Parade of beasts by Chris Campbell

Date:  October 25th – 30th @ 4:0pm to 7:00pm
Location: Downtown Victoria starting at 469 Belleville St.
Websites: https://www.tallyhotours.com/

Enjoy these custom 60 minute private horse-drawn carriage tour to experience the dark and twisted past of Victoria! The “stories told during the tour will be filled with romance, tragedy, hauntings and hangings.”

A Naturally Good Wine Dinner

Palate by Thomas Hawk

Date:  October 23rd @ 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: Olo Restaurant at 509 Fisgard St.
Websites: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/a-naturally-good-wine-dinner-tickets-47998636213?aff=ebdssbcitybrowse&exp=cb_event_card

This delicious evening of organic food and wine will be hosted by Olo Restaurant. “Christine Coletta, owner of Okanagan Crush Pad Winery, will share her journey along the pathway from organic to biodynamic winegrowing, in a pursuit of wines that taste of the place. Anthony Gismondi, publisher of Gismondi on Wine and longtime wine writer for The Vancouver Sun for context and background.”

Victoria Poutine Week

Poutine, Can’t visit Canada with out it! by Quinn Dombrowski

Date:  October 19th until October 27th
Location: Various downtown locations
Websites: https://poutinewithpurpose.com/

This 2nd Annual fundraising event is in support of Mealshare. Chefs are challenged to create unique poutine creations for the week from traditional to creative. Each meal that is purchased provides a meal for youth in need through the Mealshare program so enjoy your guild free poutine!