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UrbaCity Challenge

The UrbaCity Challenge is Victoria’s own urban adventure race!

Game On! Teams compete in a free-form course, deciding their own route and completing unique challenges as they go. Heritage buildings and boutique shops are the backdrop for amazing feats of physical prowess and mental agility! No one knows just what the challenges will be, and time is limited, so racers have to be quick on their feet in more ways than one.

All fundraising pledges support Victoria’s own Island Prostate Centre.

Event Date and Time: Sunday, September 23, 2018 from 8:30am to 2:30pm

Event Website: http://urbacitychallenge.ca/ […]

By | March 21st, 2018|Comments Off on UrbaCity Challenge

Heart of Vancity from Joel Schat

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Originally published on Vimeo and YouTube, March 19, 2013 by Joel Schat.

The Heart of Vancity is a portrait of downtown Vancouver by Joel Schat. He is always inspired by the city lights at night and tried to find new ways to show off the city’s beauty. This entire film was shot during the winter months which made it very difficult to shoot because of all the rain! Joel is hoping to explore more of this fantastic city in the future as there are […]

By | April 14th, 2013|Vancouver|0 Comments

Queen Charlotte City

Premier Listings for Queen Charlotte City

The first registered town site on the Queen Charlotte Islands, as they were known then, the laid-back fishing village of Queen Charlotte City began as a land grant of 703 acres of fine waterfront property to three men in 1891. Sprawled along the shores of Bearskin Bay, Queen Charlotte City looks out over the islands of Skidegate Inlet, with Sleeping Beauty Mountain rising up in the background.

known by the locals as Queen Charlotte, or simply Charlotte, Queen Charlotte City was incorporated in 2005 with the official name of […]

By | December 17th, 2012|0 Comments

Jade City

Named for the jade deposits found to the east of the high community, Jade city is located on the Stewart-Cassiar Highway 37 in northwest British Columbia.

Jade City boasts a Jade Store, post office, a 40-site RV campground, a small playground and a highway maintenance camp. Gas is available just a few kilometres up the road in Good Hope Lake.

The huge jade boulders that visitors can see being cut here are from the Princess Jade Mine, one of the largest jade claims in the world.

Nature, it seems, conspires to keep this region a secret, but for […]

By | December 17th, 2012|0 Comments

Island Farms Victoria Day Parade

Celebrate Victoria Day in British Columbia’s capital city at the 120th Island Farms Victoria Day Parade! This is Victoria’s largest parade, attracting well over 100,000 people. It features Canadian and American marching bands, community and commercial floats, cultural shows and festive clowns. Led by the Canadian Forces, this annual event is free and fun for the whole family!

Event Date: May 21st, 2018

Event Location: Downtown Victoria, BC

Website: https://www.gvfs.ca/island-farms-victoria-day-parade

By | April 6th, 2018|Comments Off on Island Farms Victoria Day Parade

Victoria Highland Games & Celtic Festival

The annual Victoria Highland Games & Celtic Festival is held over a 10-day period, culminating in the May long weekend events held at Topaz Park in Victoria.

This is one of the oldest festivals in North America, and one of the very few 3 full-day Highland Games. The festival regularly attracts around 25,000 people to the Topaz Park events each year.

For 2018, the 155th Victoria Highland Games & Celtic Festival will be the largest in its history, with an expanded list of activities and events.

The celebration of Scottish and Celtic music, arts, and culture starts off […]

By | April 6th, 2018|Comments Off on Victoria Highland Games & Celtic Festival

Uno Fest

This 11-day festival is chock-full of fearless artists, daring stories, solo audience experiences, slam parties, and hands-down heroic performances.

This year’s festival features a Spotlight on Indigenous Women’s Voices and Guest Indigenous Curator Yolanda Bonnell; two Theatre for Young Audiences shows, presented in partnership with Kaleidoscope Theatre for Young People; immersive site-specific shows where the audience becomes the performer; and the first UNOFest show (ever) from Ireland.

Fact: the opening night performance of every show at the festival is Pay-What-You-Can for tickets at the door, and we hold 25% of the capacity for PWYC tickets.

Single tickets and […]

By | April 6th, 2018|Comments Off on Uno Fest

Esquimalt Buccaneer Days

Once again Esquimalt is getting ready for the celebration of Buccaneer Days. For well over 60 years, Esquimalt held community events at this time of the year, while each May, the City of Victoria celebrated May Day with the crowning of a May Queen and a May Pole Dance.

When these celebrations were discontinued in 1939, Esquimalt began holding its own May Queen celebration. This evolved into Esquimalt Days and eventually, in 1966, became Buccaneer Days.

This pirate-themed, fun-filled weekend is loaded with events for all ages, including a midway, dance, Free local entertainment on Field […]

By | April 6th, 2018|Comments Off on Esquimalt Buccaneer Days

HAND TO GOD Live Theatre Comedy Fundraiser

In a church basement in suburban Texas, Margery leads three teens in puppetry rehearsals for Sunday services. Things take a twisted turn when her son, Jason, creates a hand puppet named Tyrone that is possessed with a delightfully dark personality of its own, contrasting its master’s meek demeanor and provoking the group to investigate their own motives and morals.

See if Jason can exorcise his demons in this black comedy that’s been hailed as the funniest show on Broadway—hands down. Hand to God is a fundraiser for the Harbour City Theatre Alliance Society.

Event Date: April 5th […]

By | April 6th, 2018|Comments Off on HAND TO GOD Live Theatre Comedy Fundraiser

Shut Up & Fish Salmon Derby

The 3rd Annual Serauxmen ‘Shut Up & Fish’ Salmon Derby, powered by Parker Marine, The Harbour Chandler, Coast FM, Gone Fishin’, City Tile, and Pacific Boat Brokers.

Top Prizes so far: 9.9 Yamaha Kicker, Lowrance HDS 7 Carbon with chart and transducer, cash, and many more!

Raffle Draw for a TR3 Islander Reel and Salmon Rod.

Have Fun & Tight Lines!

Tickets are available at Eventbrite or at the above-mentioned sponsors’ store locations

Electronic Registration and Tickets Purchased at Stores are all gathered prior to the event, therefore, no need to check in prior to fishing unless […]

By | April 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Shut Up & Fish Salmon Derby
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