Canada Cup XC is underway up at Bear Mountain Resort! The main event (Men and Woments Elte) is coming up this afternoon and will showcase big name riders such as Catharine Pendrel, Emily Batty, Raph Gagne and more. Jay Wallace - Island Images


Victoria Beer Week

Bear Mountain / Canada Cup XC

  • What: The UCI Bear Mountain Canada Cup XC is back, with a better race course, more UCI points, and more prize money. Racers from various age groups and abilities will test their strength, endurance, and technical abilities on Bear Mountain’s pristine trail system.  The highlight of the event will be watching Olympic Bronze Medallist Catharine Pendrel race as defending champion.  Other big names attending will include Emily Batty, Raph Gagne, Geoff Kabush, Andrew L’esperance, Haley Smith, and Evan Guthrie.
  • When: Saturday, March 4th.
  • Where: Bear Mountain

Victoria Fish and Game Banquet Fundraiser

  • What: Best game meat and seafood feast, catered by Dan Hayes, also known as the London Chef. Silent auction, bucket draws and raffle prizes. There will be a cash bar.
  • When: Doors open at 4:00 pm
  • Where: Mary Winspear Centre, 2243 Beacon Avenue
  • Tickets: $65 (cash only) available at Victoria Fish and Game, Island Outfitters and Canadian Tire.

7th Annual VintAgeous Vintage Fair

  • What: Items for purchase from the 1940’s to the early 1990’s. Vintage and retro clothing, accessories, jewelry, housewares, record, decor and more. Cash only.
  • When: 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • Where: Fernwood NRG Community Centre, 1240 Gladstone Avenue
  • Admission: $4, kids FREE

Flea Market & Pancake Breakfast in support of the Make a Wish Foundation

  • What: Ma Millers Pub will be hosting the Victoria Chapter Canadian Motorcycle Cruiser garage sale and pancake breakfast. All the proceeds to benefit the Make A Wish Foundation, an organization that grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. Burger and beer special also available. Space is limited. Call Randy at 250-478-8987 to register.
  • When: 9:00am-2:00pm
  • Where: Ma Millers Pub, 2903 Sooke Lake Road
  • Admission: $10

GoodLife Fitness Spin 4 Kids Spin-A-Thon

  • What: Watch and cheer on teams of 8 riders who will be spin to raise funds for the GoodLife Kids Foundation. Supporting programs the provide ongoing physical activity opportunities for kids to live a fit and healthy life.
  • When: 10:00am – 2:00pm
  • Where: The Bay Centre, Level 4
  • Fee: FREE

Victoria Royals vs. Spokane Chiefs

  • What: There are serious implications on the playoff race at stake. With a win last night, the Victoria Royals can clinch their playoff position by defeating the Spokane Chiefs.
  • When: 7:05 pm game start
  • Where: Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre



Victoria Beer Week

Westshore Wellness Fair

  • What: Mind. Body. Spirit. From psychics, mediums, energy workers and massage therapist. Handmade jewelry, rocks, crystals, tarot cards and more. Free demonstrations throughout the day. Giveaways.
  • When: 11:00am – 5:00pm
  • Where: Langford Legion, 761 Station Avenue
  • Admission: $2 – donated to Bridges for Women

Tyke Bike Ride with Champions

  • What: Kids between 4 and 12 years old are welcome to join in on the guided trail ride with some of Canada’s top mountain bike racers. Kids will be grouped in the age category. Food, beverages, and prizes to be won.
  • When: 9:00am – 12:00pm
  • Where: Bear Mountain Resort, 1999 Country Club Way
  • Admission: FREE, register online

The Lego Exhibit

  • What: The year’s exhibits includes the entire street scene. Stars Wars diorama depicting the Hoth Planet, with the Imperial forces attacking the rebels will be on display and much more.
  • When: daily until March 31 from 10:00am-4:00pm
  • Where: Sidney Museum, 2423 Beacon Avenue
  • Admission: By donation

Photography Exhibit

  • What: Esquimalt Photography Club will be displaying their amazing photography for public viewing.
  • When: during hours of operation
  • Where: Atrium – Esquimalt Recreation Centre, 527 Fraser Street
  • Admission: FREE