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Whether you want to dive into the holidays with some seasonal craft workshops or escape them for an evening with some great youth hockey, there’s something for everybody happening in and around Victoria today. 

Christmas Card Making Workshops

Support a great charity and prepare to wow your friends and family by participating in a Christmas card making workshop! 

Snacks and beverages are available to purchase, with proceeds going to CFAX Santa’s Anonymous. Materials and supplies are provided, so you only need to bring yourself in order to create unique and memorable holiday cards. 

 

  • When: Wednesday December 11th and Thursday December 12th, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Where: Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort, 100 Harbour Road 

 

 

 

Christmas Centrepiece Workshop

For more great holiday crafting, check out Seaberry Garden & Flower for a full workshop on how to prepare a stunning Christmas dinner centrepiece this year. 

The evening includes guided centerpiece making; all tools, supplies, and materials; and a 10% off coupon for items in the store, so prepare to roll up to Christmas dinner with a contribution that’s sure to impress!

 

  • When: December 11th, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Where: Seaberry Garden & Flower, 380 Cook Street

 

 

 

Arbutus Singers Christmas Concert and Sing-Along Kitchen Party

The Arbutus Singers is a community choir that was formed in 1998. Over the last 22 years, they have been singing around the Greater Victoria area supporting organizations and local charities by raising money through their joy of singing and making music. 

Their Christmas concert is preceded by a 30-minute sing-along event, though, so you don’t need to be in the choir to join in with the festive singing!

 

  • When: December 11th, doors at 6:00 p.m., sing-along at 7:00 p.m., concert at 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Alix Goolden Hall, 907 Pandora Avenue

 

 

 

Peninsula Panthers at Westshore Wolves in Victoria

Check out some of the best young hockey talent Vancouver Island has to offer, with a clash between the Peninsula Panthers and the Westshore Wolves. 

The Panthers are currently top of their Junior “B” League, but they face a difficult task against a Wolves team with a strong 10-3 home record. Tickets are just $10 to see future WHL and NHLers battle it out at The Q! Centre.

 

  • When: December 11th, 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Where: The Q! Centre, 1767 Island Highway

 

 

 

Screening and Q&A for “The Body Remembers When The World Broke Open”

A small-scale, high-stakes story shaped by larger socioeconomic and cultural forces, The Body Remembers is one of the most significant narrative films Vancouver has produced. 

With co-director Kathleen Hepburn attending Wednesday’s screening for a Q&A session, this is the best way to watch a fantastic Canadian film and a landmark offering in Indigenous filmmaking. 

 

  • When: December 11th, 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Where: Capitol 6 Theatres, 805 Yates Street