Things to do around Victoria this weekend: August 28 – 30

1Victoria Fringe Festival

A Vancouver Island festival tradition for nearly thirty years, Victoria Fringe Theatre Festival takes over downtown Victoria, B.C. each summer for a 12-day celebration of live performance from around the world, featuring an eclectic mixture of spoken word, drama, musicals, dance, comedy, magic, theatre for young audiences and more.

Victoria’s Fringe is one of the oldest on the Canadian Fringe Festival circuit, and is a founding member of the Canadian Association of Fringe Festivals (CAFF)®.

Tickets at ticketrocket.org. Details and full schedule of performances at intrepidtheatre.com.

2Greek Fest 2015.

OPA! This event takes place over two weekends, with traditional Greek food, music and dance. Today through Sunday and Sept. 4-7 at 4648 Elk Lake Dr., beside Commonwealth Place; greekfest.ca.

3Integrate Arts Festival

Celebrating the diverse arts and culture community in Victoria. Opening in the Bay Centre, 7-10 tonight, an art crawl, 6-9 p.m. on Saturday and a guided bike tour, noon-4 p.m. on Sunday; integratearts.ca.

4Eats & Beats at the Beach in Colwood

Colwood beach party is tonight on Friday, August 28, 2015 from 4-8pm. Bring your family and friends down for a bite to eat and some great music. Find details about the musicians and local food trucks that will be featured at the event at www.colwood.ca/eatsnbeats.

5Free-B Film Festival by the Victoria Film Festival

Free films tonight and Saturday at 9. Bring a blanket, flashlights and snacks.
Tonight (Aug 28): Cameron Bandshell, Beacon Hill Park, screening of Wild Wild West.
Tomorrow night (Aug 29): Broadmead Village,  MURDER IS NEWS

6Bountiful Berries

Join a CRD Regional Parks interpreter on a walk to see just how plentiful the late summer woods can be. Explore for blackberries, Oregon grape berries, salal berries and more. There will also be an opportunity to taste jams made from some of these natural delights. Meet at the Nature Centre at Beaver Beach. From 1-2:30 p.m.

7Kamloops Broncos @ Westshore Rebels

Bring your family down to Westhills Stadium on a Saturday to enjoy some exciting football and family fun. We have made ticket purchasing easy and affordable. Westhills stadium overlooks mountains, lakes and is is located at 1089 Langford Parkway in Langford. A full concession is available, on site parking, trolly service from major malls, special needs accommodating, amazing sight lines from any seat and much more.

8SummerFest Saturday

Rain or shine, SummerFest is happening Sat Aug 29 at Millstream Village. Rotary Club Chili Cook-Off…emergency vehicles in Salute To Emergency Services…Bouncy Castle…Victoria Humane Society…Taekwondo…Hot Dog BBQ…Rotary Club Silent Auction… Music…Most activities run from 11 AM – 2 PM. Millstream Rd @ McCallum Road across from Home Depot. www.millstreamvillage.com

9Saturday Night Fireworks at Butchart Gardens

Two shows remain got this summer. Take in a jaw-dropping, dazzling fireworks show with both aerial and ground displays choreographed to show tunes. Fireworks start times vary. Bring your blanket and arrive early! Read our recent Butchart Gardens Fireworks article.

 

 

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