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.
Posts By: Melissa Faye Reid
Here at the Martlet we have come up with our favourite places to enjoy in Victoria during the winter season. Food, rides, history—we hit all three sides of the holiday triangle. Take a day and spend time at each spot. You may find something new, so enjoy being a tourist in your own city. The… Read more »
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 »
Students from GMST 488, a class in UVic’s Germanic and Slavic Studies department, will be performing Friedrich Dürrenmatt’s play Der Besuch der alten Dame (“The Visit”). The 1956 play is set in a post-Second World War context littered with themes of greed and justice.
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 »
Canadian folk band shares their success
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 »
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 »
The Maritime Museum of B.C. and the Northwest Maritime Centre in Port Townsend, Washington, are calling competitive nautical folk to join a 1 200 kilometre, non-motorized marathon from Port Townsend to Ketchikan, Alaska.
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.