Sunset from Christmas Hill (Robert Fraser)

Just like that, the week is coming to an end ..but don’t let the day pass you by! Here are 5 great events happening in and around Victoria today, Friday November 15th.

All Sooke Arts & Crafts Christmas Craft Fair

FREE admission to one of the oldest and best craft fairs on the island. With over 50 vendors on two floors, shop for unique and handmade gifts, have your photo taken with Santa and enjoy a delicious meal. Community hall is wheelchair accessible.

Santa will be visiting Saturday and Sunday!

  • When:
    • Friday, 12 p.m. to – 7 p.m.
    • Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Where: Sooke Community Hall, 2037 Shields Road

Royals vs Hurricanes on Canadian Forces Appreciation Night

With Remembrance Day not far behind us, the Royals will be honouring veterans and military personnel across the country. The Victoria Royals will face the Lethbridge Hurricanes for the first time this season and will look to make it a solid 4 wins in a row.

  • Where: Save-On-Foods Memorial Center, 1905 Blanshard Street
  • When: Friday, November 15th – puck drop at 7:05 p.m.

Art Battle Victoria

Posted by Art Battle on Thursday, November 7, 2019

An electric evening of creation and community! Watch the paint fly before your eyes and the creative process unfold during 3 fast-paced rounds and help vote to determine the winner! All artwork created will also be available via silent auction.

Be a part of the fun as a spectator, or participate as one of the featured artists by applying online at!

  • Where: Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad Street
  • When: 7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.


Can one commit the perfect murder? Two university students, Brandon and Grant, believe that they are intellectually superior and intend to prove it by committing a murder and then throwing a macabre dinner party. Mature theme.

  • When: 8:00 p.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Where: Langham Court Theatre, 805 Langham Court

Barney Bentall & The Cariboo Express

The Cariboo Express is a one-of-a-kind variety show led by Canadian superstar Barney Bentall, along with Ridley Bent, Dustin Bentall, Kendel Carson, Matt Masters, Wendy Bird, special guests and The Gold Rush Allstars, a backing band comprised of some of Canada’s finest musicians. Each of the core members has music careers of their own, but every November the group convenes to raise funds for various worthy charities in the spirit of the song, community and giving back to society. The Saanich Peninsula Lions Food Bank will receive all of the funds raised by the three shows.

  • When: 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Mary Winspear Centre, 2243 Beacon Avenue

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