Angela Hovestad

Qualicum Spring Events – VIU’s Milner Gardens Bunny Trail

Are you looking for something fun to do this Easter weekend? Do you love relaxing in springtime gardens? This event can help! Come to Milner Gardens and enjoy the time you spend with your kids on the annual Bunny Trail. You can also drop in for a cup of tea! Kids can pick up a map of the Bunny Trail at the Welcome Centre. These contain the clues you will need to spot the bunnies! Return to the Poo...

Victoria Spring Events – St. Patrick’s Day Free Family Fun

Are you looking for a more family-friendly way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? Do you live near the Greater Victoria area? This event may be up your alley! Come on down to the Market Square on March 17 for a day filled with free family fun. Lots of activities will be taking place, as well as live Celtic entertainment by some of Greater Victoria’s talented performers. There will be face painting, b...

Cobble Hill Spring Events – Prohibition Dinner Theatre at Merridale

An evening of music and theatre paired with food awaits you! This year on St. Patrick’s Day, join Merridale Ciderworks for a Prohibition Dinner Theatre complete with 1920s jazz music, good food and good drink! Prohibition may have made Vancouver Island “dry” but that’s not the case at Merridale! Let’s just say the staff believes in hosting speakeasies and creating a little moonshine to keep Island...

Port Alberni Spring Events – Shamrock Shaker

Do you want to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year? Do you love the music of Hairy Kerri, or want to find out more about their music? Are you looking for something to do in Port Alberni for this time of the year? You’re in luck because there is an event in store for the occasion! The Beaver Hall Community Club will be hosting a Shamrock Shaker, where you can have a good time with good food, good...

Nanaimo Spring Events – Irish and Scottish Favourites

Are you looking to spend time with your family on St. Patrick’s Day without the heavy drinking? Do you love music? Check out the Vancouver Island Symphony’s latest event then! This St. Patrick’s Day, join the Symphony for some Irish and Scottish Favourites at the Port Theatre. This performance combines the VIS with the legendary Scottish-Canadian tenor John McDermott for an afternoon and evening f...

Victoria Spring Events – The Comedy of Errors

Are you a fan of William Shakespeare? Are you in the mood for a comedy rather than one of his tragedies? Come to the Phoenix Theatre at the University of Victoria then, for The Comedy of Errors. This is one of Shakespeare’s earliest, shortest, and funniest comedies which features not just one, but two pairs of twins! In this staging about the chaos of mistaken identity,  the twins are separated in...

Victoria Spring Events – Capital City Comic Con

Do you love reading comic books, cosplaying, playing video games, or watching anime and fantasy/science fiction movies and TV…perhaps all of the above? If so, head over to Victoria BC for the first ever Capital City Comic Con! Victoria has always had a thriving and vibrant fan culture scene. The city attracts fans and the creatively minded of all ages from across Canada for its award-winning graph...

Ucluelet Spring Events – Artsplash! Annual Art Show

Do you love exploring art galleries and supporting local artists? Are you looking for something to do in Ucluelet this spring? Perhaps this upcoming event can help you! From March 16 to 25, the Black Rock Oceanfront Resort will be the hosting venue for this year’s Artsplash! Annual Art Show. It is held annually by the Pacific Rim Arts Society and is the largest non-juried art show on the West Coas...

Chemainus Spring Events – Million Dollar Quartet

Do you love listening to Elvis, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Johnny Cash? Are you looking for something to do this spring? The Chemainus Theatre has the event for you! Come see these jukebox legends at the Chemainus Theatre’s Million Dollar Quartet. This raucous tribute based on a true story combines these four talented young musicians who met only once, but their red-hot jam session one nig...

Victoria Spring Events – 2018 Spark Festival

Are you looking for something to do during March? Do you live in the Victoria area on Vancouver Island? Do you love and appreciate the art and practice of live theatre? Come and check out the Belfry Theatre’s annual Spark Festival! This year’s festival will feature five productions. There will also be workshops and a bunch of free events! On March 8-10 check out True Crime, created by Torquil Camp...

Relax in the Cowichan Valley’s Off Season on Vancouver Island

The “off season” throughout Vancouver Island goes roughly from October to April each year. The Cowichan Valley is no exception, experiencing mild and rainy winters much like Seattle, Vancouver, and many other locations on the Island. Snowfall does occasionally occur during winter but it makes our beautiful scenery lovelier. The Cowichan Valley, located south Island bordering both the Nanaimo and A...

Tofino Spring Events – Pacific Rim Whale Festival 2018

Have you ever wanted to see Vancouver Island’s marine life in action? Did you know that grey whales call the Island’s coast their home? Tofino has an entire celebration devoted to these majestic sea creatures. Come and join them in honouring their migration at the 32nd annual Pacific Rim Whale Festival! This festival is held in celebration of the spring migration consisting of 20,000 grey whales t...

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