Places to go ... things to do

By Christine Hagen

James Bay New Horizons

234 Menzies Street; 250-386-3035;

Tuesdays 11:45 a.m.     Hot Lunch

Wednesdays 2 p.m.       Movie & Popcorn

Last Thursday of the Month     Out to Lunch Bunch (Noon at the Restaurant)

Fridays 10 a.m. Friday Forum – A variety of guest speakers


The Robert Bateman Centre

470 Belleville St.; 250-940-3630;

To Oct 8          Migrations: Travelers of the Salish Sea


Royal BC Museum

675 Belleville St.; 250-356-7226;

To Oct 1                      Terry Fox Exhibit

To Oct 31                    Family: Bonds and Belonging



(Inside the Royal BC Museum) 250-953-4629

For current presentations and show times refer to:


Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

1040 Moss St.; 250-384-4171;

To Sept 4         Karen Tam

To Sept 4         Picturing the Giants

To Sept 4         Mirror with Memory

To Sept 4         Close to Home

To Sept 4         Moving Forward by Looking Back

First Tuesday of each month: Admission by donation


Coast Collective Art Centre

103-318 Wale Rd.; 250-391-5522;

July 7   Eco Threads Fashion Show

To July 9          Eco-Threads

July 12-23        Beginnings

July 26-Aug 6Associates Showcase

Aug 9-Sept 3   Small Works


The O’Bistro - The Oswego Hotel

500 Oswego St.; 250-940-7500;

Wednesdays                 6-8 p.m. Jazz Nights

Sundays                       5-8 p.m. Piano Nights


The Mint – Phillips Comedy Nights

1414 Douglas St.; 250-386-6468;

Wednesdays                 8 p.m.


Hermann’s Jazz Club

753 View St.; 250-388-9166;

July 1               Scott Hamilton Trio

July 6               Gabriel Palatchi Trio


Christ Church Cathedral

930 Burdett Ave.; 250-383-2714;

July 26             Beethoven 7

Aug 2              A Night in Vienna


Royal Theatre

805 Broughton St.; 250-386-6121;

July 2               Elvin Bishop Band

July 7               Beatlemania on Tour

July 20             Michael Jackson History Show

Aug 12-13          K.D. Lang


Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre

1925 Blanshard St.; 250-220-7777;                     

July 27             Bob Dylan & His Band

Sept 7              Daniel O’Donnell


Music at the James Bay Market

Corner of Menzies & Superior St.;; 250-381-5323

July 1               Terry Brennan

                        The Deadbeat Deacons

                        The Doctor Bones Project

July 8               Scott MacDougall

                         Chick Wagon Band

                        Dave Harris

July 15             Auto Janz

                        Kafoo Zalum

                        Daniel Oliver Francis

July 22             Terry Brennan

                        Loly y sus Atrevidos de la Bachata

                        Duo Lil’ Crow

July 29             Robert K

                        Cindy Sue

                        Daniel Cook & the Radiators

Aug 5              Jennifer Louise Taylor

                        Martini 65

                        The Doctor Bones Project

Aug 12            The Klez

                        Tom Morrissey

                        Loly y sus Atrevidos de la Bachata

Aug 19            Brad Prevedoros

                        The Market Guys

                        Kafoo Zalum

Aug 26            Auto Janz

                        Shauna Janz

                        The Deadbeat Deacons


Langham Court Theatre

805 Langham Court; 250-384-2142;

July 16             Giant Annual Costume Sale


The Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre

2657 Quadra St.; 250-382-3370;

July 4-11         Our Town

Aug 1-13         Red, Hot Cole


Victoria Pride Week

Various locations/events;

July 1-9

July 9               Pride Parade


Victoria International Accordion Festival

Various locations/events;

Tickets: Tempo Trend Music  250-384-2111

July 13-16


Free-B Film Festival; 250-389-0444

Movies begin at 9:00 p.m.

Legislature Lawn:

Aug 4              Jumanji

Beacon Hill Park:

Aug 5              Rush Hour

Aug 11            Spice World

Aug 12            The Outsiders

Aug 18            Dirty Dancing

Aug 19            Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory


Pet A Palooza

St. Ann’s Academy;

Aug 12-13

The Soil of Generosity

The Soil of Generosity

Disability Tax Credit and Other Tax Measures for People With Disabilities