Calendar: Happy Thanksgiving!

5 10 2011

There’s lots to be thankful for this Thanksgiving weekend: family, friends, food and so much more. So, between the family dinners and turkey comas, join your neighbours and fellow Victorians and give thanks for all this wonderful city of ours has to offer.

Our Place Thanksgiving Dinner – Serving Victoria’s homeless a traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings. With music, delicious food and a festive atmosphere. THURSDAY 11:30am at Our Place (919 Pandora). Free. 250-388-7112.

Fantastic Friday – A family-friendly time full of fun, games, food, crafts, music and stories. Dinner provided. FRIDAY 4:30-6:30pm at St. Luke’s Hall (3821 Cedar Hill Cross). Free. 250-477-6741,

CACGV Housewarming Gala – Celebrate the Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria’s new office, Gallery and Gallery Cafe spaces. A cross-section of local visual artists, musicians and poets will be performing and demonstrating their work, and a raffle hosted by the Saanich Legacy Foundation will raise money for future CACGV arts programs. FRIDAY 6:30-10pm at The Arts Centre (3220 Cedar Hill). Free.

Autumn Bliss Fall Fair for Women – Relax, unwind and rejuvenate. Includes local vendors showcasing their products, workshops, presentations, food and raffles. Proceeds support LifeCycles. SATURDAY 10am-4pm at Gardenworks (4290 Blenkinsop). Free.

Observe the Moon Night – Celebrate International Observe the Moon Night with the Victoria Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada by using their telescopes to observe the moon. Weather Permitting. SATURDAY 6:30-9:30pm at Cattle Point. Free. 250-380-6358.

Sooke Slow Food Cycle – Tour farms, homes and businesses by bicycle and see where Victoria’s local food comes from. Sooke Harbour House (528 Whiffen Spit). SUNDAY 10am-2pm. $21.




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