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 at the Fairfield Community Centre just off Thurlow St. every Saturday.
Nov. 1–April 25, 10 a.m.–noon
Fairfield Community Centre, 1330 Fairfield Rd.
For more information please visit mossstreetmarket.com
WEST COAST WINTER MARKET
Thinking of gift ideas for those you love this holidays? The West Coast Winter Market will fit the bill. Complete with a beer garden (1–4 p.m.), live music, and over 70 vendors this market is sure to be a party.
Nov. 29, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Oaklands Community Centre, 1-2827 Belmont Ave.
Visit oaklandscommunitycentre.com for more information
MADE WITH HEART & HANDS: A HOLISTIC HEALTH CRAFT FAIR
Acupuncture studio Heart & Hands is rearranging their space for a day to host an artisan fair highlighting local women’s businesses. Meet creative-makers, holistic practitioners, and head home with some gifts for the holidays. Part of the proceeds will be donated to Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness.
Nov. 30, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Heart & Hands Health Collective, 851 Cormorant St.
Visit heartandhandscommunity.ca for more information
MEC VICTORIA SNOWFEST
If you find yourself downtown on Sunday wander into MEC’s annual Snowfest celebrating all things snow. Find deals on gear at Snow Swap, watch educational videos, and meet local outdoor clubs members. MEC Snowfest has face-painting and craft making for young and old. Get excited about exploring the outdoors this winter while learning something new.
Nov. 30, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Mountain Equipment Co-op, 1450 Government St.
Check out events.mec.ca for more information
THE NEW SOULS AND BLACKWOOD KINGS
Local ska, reggae, and soul bands Blackwood Kings and The New Souls will be playing a show at the Copper Owl. Bring a pal for a soul and body shake down. Support local musicians and expand your musical tastes.
Nov. 28, 9:30 p.m., doors at 8:30 p.m. (No minors)
Copper Owl, 1900 Douglas St.
Tickets available at the door
CURRENT SWELL WITH SPECIAL GUESTS
Atomique Productions presents Current Swell and the Roper Show at the Royal Theatre. Current Swell’s West Coast sound may inspire you to learn to surf, grow a beard, or buy one of their many albums.
Nov. 29, 8 p.m.
Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton St.
Tickets available at rmts.bc.ca or in person at the Royal McPherson Box Office
VENUS IN FUR AT THE BELFRY
David Ives presents Venus In Fur at the Belfry Theatre. The plot centres around a playwright and director auditioning a woman for his stage adaptation of the novel, Venus In Fur. The play is based on the real-life novel written by Leopold Von Sader-Masoch in 1870. With rich performances by Celine Stubel and Vincent Gale alongside a strong script, this play is a must-see.
Nov. 11–Dec. 14, 2 p.m., 4 p.m., or 8 p.m. No showtimes on Monday.
Belfry Theatre, 1291 Gladstone Ave.
Tickets starting at $23
Tickets available at the Belfry Box Office, online at belfry.bc.ca, or call 250-385-6815