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Things to do in Victoria BC

Greater Victoria Craft Fairs

by Jodi Baker November 6, 2013

Now that Halloween has passed, many of us who lead busy lives check the calendar and start planning for the next big holiday… yes, I’m already thinking about Christmas.  My apologies to those who would rather not think about it yet.  I love the entire holiday season, and there are lots of us who do, […]

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Victoria’s First Halloween Mud Run

by McLean Real Estate Group October 23, 2013

After your Halloween sugar rush subsides you can experience the rush all over again, but in a much healthier way!  On November 2nd the inaugural Mudd, Sweat and Tears Halloween 5k race takes place at Westshore Motocross Park. It’s the perfect outdoor activity for people living in Victoria who want to work of some of […]

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Pumpkinfest at Galey Farms

by hwilde October 10, 2013

If you’re looking for something fun to do with the kids (or grandkids) in October, you should check out Pumpkinfest at Galey Farms; running each weekend from now until the end of the month, this event offers family friendly entertainment for people who are living in Victoria. Galey Farms is a family-run business dating back […]

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Music in Victoria BC – Lunchtime Concerts in the Square

by McLean Real Estate Group September 11, 2013

Summer is not quite over yet in Victoria BC, you still have a little time left to enjoy the free concert series downtown.  The ‘Summer in the Square Lunchtime Concerts’ continue until September 27th so take your lunch down to Centennial Square and take in some musical entertainment. This popular free concert series is presented […]

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The Saanich Fair – A Victoria BC Tradition

by hwilde August 28, 2013

August is winding down, Labour Day long weekend approaches and the return to school looms for children (and some adults) in Victoria BC.  It must be time for the Saanich Fall Fair!  This agricultural fair has marked the end of summer in Victoria for 145 years and is a not to be missed tradition for […]

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John’s Place – Jodi’s Restaurant Reviews

by Jodi Baker August 14, 2013

If you’re living in Victoria BC, you probably already know about John’s Place!  This diner style restaurant has been serving hungry diners since 1984, and serving us well.  I’ve been going there on a semi-regular basis for the past 20 years, and been served by the same friendly staff the whole time.  It must be […]

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Boat Charters in Victoria BC

by McLean Real Estate Group July 17, 2013

Summer is prime boating season in Victoria BC.  Not that it’s the only boating season; our temperate climate means you can enjoy boating year round, depending on weather conditions, but more people get the urge to get ‘on the water’ during the summer months.  But what do you do if you don’t (yet) own a […]

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Moon Under Water Brewery and Pub in Victoria BC

by McLean Real Estate Group July 3, 2013

It’s time to visit a brewpub in Victoria BC!  The Moon Under Water Brewery and Pub to be exact.  This fine establishment takes its evocative name from a fictional Victorian pub in an essay by George Orwell published in 1946 in the London Evening Standard.  In the essay Orwell describes the attributes of the perfect […]

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Langford Lanes – Victoria’s ONLY Ten Pin Bowling Facility

by Jodi Baker June 19, 2013

Victoria BC enjoys a storied history of bowling, but when the last ten pin facility closed down bowlers living in Victoria were left without a venue in which to enjoy their sport until 2011, when Langford Lanes opened their hybrid bowling center in the middle of Langford’s City Centre Park. Boasting 20 lanes equipped with […]

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June Events in Victoria BC | Esquimalt’s Buccaneer Days

by hwilde June 5, 2013

It’s June – time for Buccaneer Days in Esquimalt!  This unique community event owes its theme to the naval tradition of Esquimalt, one of the oldest municipalities in Victoria BC.  Buccaneer Days has been a fun-filled family tradition with folks who are living in Victoria for over 60 years. One charming tradition of Buccaneer Days […]

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