Posts By: Melissa Faye Reid

Do it yourself holiday gift ideas

Skip the retail experience this winter season and do it at home instead. The Martlet has assembled a list of gift ideas that are simple, fun, and won’t burn a hole in your wallet.

Events Calendar: November 27– December 4

COMMUNITY   MOSS STREET WINTER MARKET No need for the winter blues when you can head down to Moss Street Market for some baked treats and local eats. Featuring year-round produce from farmers and the occasional surprise vendor, you can buy local all year round. The market is located indoors in the Garry Oak Room… Read more »

Events: November 20-27

COMMUNITY Astronomy Nights at UVic Head to UVic on Wednesday evenings and join the Department of Physics and Astronomy for an astronomical perspective on the skies. Take a peek through a fully automated telescope in the Climenhaga Observatory or (weather permitting) look through smaller telescopes on the roof. This educational evening won’t cost a penny… Read more »

Events: November 7 – 20

ART Oak Bay Artists Fall Studio Tour Tour around Oak Bay and meet local artists in their home studio. This free, self-guided event runs for two days featuring local paintings, ceramics, jewelry, paintings, and more. Check out art from 30 different local artists and get your Christmas shopping out of the way. Nov. 15 &… Read more »

Events: October 30-November 6

Community Salmon Run at Goldstream Park Get outside this fall and make your way to Goldstream to experience the spawning salmon tours happening all November. A guide will discuss local flora and fauna as well as end by dissecting a ‘spawned out’ salmon. Tea and coffee are included. Nov. 1-30 (Saturdays and Sundays only), 9:30… Read more »

Extreme darkness and evil hauntings

October is a month filled with ghoulish stories preparing you for the one day deceased souls can be found among the living, Oct. 31—Halloween. Evil Acres, a haunted house located in North Saanich, brings scary stories to life through an interactive slaughterhouse, Slaughter House Extreme, and maze, the Darkness Maze.