Posts By: Melissa Faye Reid

Events Calendar: December 4 – January 8

COMMUNITY THE OWL DESIGNER FAIR Take time for one of Victoria’s most creative holiday fairs happening at the Fernwood Community Centre. Come meet local designers and enjoy their handmade or upcycled creations. This event is wheelchair and stroller friendly, accompanied by live music, and fun for any age. Dec. 5, 6–10 p.m., Dec. 6, 10… Read more »

Streeters: We asked you about the Burnaby protests

Cate White Third year Poli-sci I think what’s interesting about non-violent protests in general is it is more about relationships. It’s about community. People think this is such a polarized issue but in the end there is a relationship to the land both with resource development, with [Burnaby residences], and the indigenous groups. It’s trying… Read more »

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 »