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Top 3 Must-See Events in Victoria, BC this March

After a busy week, it’s always nice to relax and unwind with family and friends.What better way to do this than to enjoy world class performances? You don’t have to scour the globe to do so, there is more than a handful of really entertaining events you can look forward to in Downtown Victoria.

Whether you are a local looking for some great shows and events for March or a tourist wanting to maximize your visit in Vancouver Island, BC, you are in for some real treat.The city has lined up some really great events you don’t want to miss. Take a pick or attend every single one of these 3 must-see events:

One World 2012: A Show of International Music and Dance

March 17, 2012 (Saturday)

Support budding talents and enjoy the artistry of fresh upcoming performers from UWC Pearson College as they showcase their talent on stage. One World is actually an annual performance, a special production that features 25 cultural selections from different parts of the globe.

Check out some of the perennial favorites such as the Ukrainian Dance, the One Hundred Voices Choir and African Gumboot Dance – all of which present highly entertaining, colorful and rich celebration of culture in its finest form.

Details:

Venue Royal Theatre

805 Broughton St., Victoria

Ticket Prices Adults: $23/Seniors and Students: $18/Children below 12yo: $15

McPherson and Roval Theatre Box Theater Outlets

Contact Number (250)386-6121 / 1-888-717-6121 (Toll Free)

Dr. Hook Featuring Ray Sawyer with Guest The Roper Show

March 22, 2012 (Thursday)

If you are a fan of Dr. Hook band, you will definitely look forward to catching the highly spirited Ray Sawyer as he regales the crowd with his soulful vocals.Enjoy some of their greatest hits that have propelled the band to stardom and land them on the covers of the Rolling Stone Magazine. Some of the favorites include “You Make My Pants Want to Get up and Dance Walk Right In”, “Sexy Eyes”, “When You’re In Love With A Beautiful Woman”, and the all-time favorite “Sharing The Night Together”

Showcasing his new band with a brand new twist, Ray Sawyer is touring Canada, the United States and other countries, with all shows enjoying great crowd turnouts.

Details:

Venue Upstairs Cabaret

# 15 Bastion Square, Victoria

Ticket Prices Adult: $49.50 + s/c

Contact Email: rob@rockitboy.com/ Phone: 604-720-2256

Bluewater Cruising Association Presents Beth Leonard

March 20th, 2012 (Tuesday)

Meet and greet Beth Leonard, and be among the many to give this 2-time circumnavigator a warm welcome as she presents her cruising adventures: The Great Capes. Having sailed more than 100, 000 nautical miles, traversing from the Arctic Circle towards the Cape Horn and along the Southern Ocean, Beth has completed circumnavigation not once but twice.

Details:

Venue Royal Victoria Yacht Club

3475 Ripon Rd., Victoria

Ticket Price: Adult: $20

Contact Email: vicommunications@bluewatercruising.org/ Phone: 250-652-5711

Republished under Creative Commons License from West Coast Aquatic Safaris, an acclaimed Bear Watching, Whale Watching, Hot Springs Cove Tour Co & Marine Charter Co in Tofino, BC on the famed west coast of Vancouver Island. Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor.

Publisher of Amazing Vancouver Island. Doug grew up in Kamloops and Vancouver. He is also the President of KIAI Angency, an Internet Marketing and Branding agency in Vancouver. He is an avid photographer and you can see his many pix of Vancouver Island on Flickr.

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