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Enchanted Halloween at Heritage Acres

                    Imagine the vintage-era village of Heritage Acres, bathed in dramatic lighting and accented by glowing hand-crafted lanterns, carved pumpkins and creative decor. This is the backdrop for costumed performers, live musicians, projections and artistic installations which enliven every beautifully weathered corner of this heritage setting […]

Candlelight Conservation Dinner

Dine by Candlelight On October 24, 2013, restaurants across B.C. participating in the Candlelight Conservation Dinner dim the lights and turn up the ambiance to show how simple actions can save energy. Click here to see a list of participating restaurants.

Pumpkins On The Pier

Pumpkins on the Pier – this year’s launch of Toys for Tots! Join us on Saturday, October 26th at Beacon Park for the fun family events. From October 19-26, drop off a new unwrapped child’s Christmas gift at the Mary Winspear Centre to get a certificate for a free pumpkin from Michell Farms. Put your […]

Winter Hours for the Sea Glass Waterfront Grill

The Sea Glass Waterfront Grill is switching over to their winter hours. They will no longer be open for dinner on Monday and Tuesday. Wednesday through Sunday they are open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner from 8 am until 9 pm, with appies served from 3 pm until 5 pm. For menu selection and contact […]

ArtSea Festival

Celebrate the Arts – October 18 – 27, 2013 Start by wandering through the world class Sidney Fine Art Show, stay and enjoy artist demonstrations, musical performances, local events and activities. Then participate in the Fall Studio Tour, for a ten day experience of culture and entertainment! Each day offers a different variety of activities, […]

Office Winter Hours

As of October 1, 2013 the Van Isle Marina office will be open from Monday to Saturday from 8 am – 4:30 pm. The Fuel Dock will continue to be open Monday to Sunday from 8 am – 4:00 pm.

Harvest Grape Stomp

Salt Spring Vineyards will host their Annual Harvest Grape Stomp on Saturday, October 19, 2013 from 12pm-6pm. The event includes an afternoon of live music, food – including Cortes Island shellfish shucked by The Oysterman himself- special tastings, grape-stomping competitions, and stomping good fun. The event will take place at Saltspring Vineyards.

Sidney Fine Art Show

The 2013 Sidney Fine Art Show will be held October 18th – 20th at the Bodine Family Hall at the Mary Winspear Centre in Sidney. Presented by the Community Arts Council of the Saanich Peninsula, this Show is a world-class juried art show for serious artists and patrons of the arts. The first Show in […]