Ogden Point Breakwater

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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…

Greater Victoria Craft Fairs

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…

Victoria’s First Halloween Mud Run

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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…

Pumpkinfest at Galey Farms

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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…

Music in Victoria BC – Lunchtime Concerts in the Square

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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…

The Saanich Fair - A Victoria BC Tradition

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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…

John’s Place – Jodi’s Restaurant Reviews

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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…

Boat Charters in Victoria BC

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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…

Moon Under Water Brewery and Pub in Victoria BC

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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…

Langford Lanes – Victoria’s ONLY Ten Pin Bowling Facility

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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…