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Witty’s Lagoon Regional Park

by McLean Real Estate Group June 18, 2014

School is almost out and it’s high time for some unstructured play and summer relaxation.  One of my favourite local destinations is Witty’s Lagoon Regional Park in Metchosin.  Located off Metchosin Road, the park offers: Excellent bird watching (over 160 documented species) Hiking trails through coniferous forest, salt marsh and along the beach A nature […]

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Ogden Point Breakwater

by McLean Real Estate Group March 19, 2014

The Ogden Point breakwater is one of this city’s treasures, as anyone who is living in Victoria can attest.  Almost every resident and a good number of visitors have enjoyed strolling atop this unique structure at some point, and for some it’s regularly revisited. Generation of families have walked the breakwater since it was completed […]

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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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Lady Marmalade – Jodi’s Restaurant Reviews

by Jodi Baker September 25, 2013

I love going for breakfast or lunch at Lady Marmalade!  The place has such a funky, cheerful atmosphere with intentionally mismatched decor lending to the eclectic ambiance.  It’s often busy, that’s because the food is amazing.  I don’t mind waiting a few minutes for a seat, it just sharpens my appetite. Lady Marmalade opened its […]

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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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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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