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EXTENDED or Wide-Impact EVENTS

EVENT Dates Links / Details
Sooke Fine Arts Show  July 28 to August 7  (Purchaser’s Preview on Thurs July 27) www.sookefinearts.com
Campfire Ban in Coastal Fire Centre (including Vancouver Island)

 

Thursday July 6 (starting at noon) to October 17, 2017 www.bcwildfire.ca
Belmont Secondary School in Langford July 10 to Aug 10 – summer school

July 31 – provincial exam results released and mailout of official transcripts

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BULLETINS & REPEAT EVENTS  

  • Campfire Ban throughout the Coastal Fire Centre (except the fog zone) started July 6.  www.bcwildfire.ca
  • Farmers Markets all summer! SOOKE COUNTRY MARKET – Saturdays 10am-2pm Otter Pt Rd at Eustace, Sooke town centre, May-Oct  | ESQUIMALT FARMERS MARKET at Memorial Park. Thursdays 4:30 to 7:30pm, 1212 Esquimalt Rd to Sept 13 | FARMERS MARKET Colwood – Wednesdays 5-8 pm, 1767 Old Island Hwy, Colwood, to  June-Sept | GOLDSTREAM Farmers Market, Veterans Memorial Park, Saturdays 2 to 4 pm

 

EVENTS & DEADLINES 

 

 

 

Saturday, July 22.  Rogers Wireless network maintenance upgrades. Through a wide section of south Vancouver Island including Sooke, Burnside, Saanich, Royal Oak and Brentwood Bay.

 

Sunday July 23. Shop & Swap at Sooke Flats (Phillips Road) by Sooke Fall Fair. 10 am to 3 pm. www.sookefallfair.ca

 

Thursday, July 27. Sooke Night Market – 5 to 8 pm. Vendors, entertainment, food.  On the grounds of Sooke Region Museum. www.sookeregionmuseum.ca

 

Thursday, July 27. Purchaser’s Preview at the Sooke Fine Arts Show. 7 to 10 pm. Tickets $30.  www.sookefinearts.com

 

July 28 to Aug 7 – Sooke Fine Arts Show. 31st annual. Show and sale of 375 art pieces. Also a 200-piece youth art gallery. Gift shop. Live entertainment, food. Admission and schedule: www.sookefinearts.com

 

Monday, July 31 – Provincial Exam results released via the BC Ministry of Education / mail out of official transcripts

 

Tuesday, August 1. Artz4Kids at the Sooke Fine Arts Show. 2 to 4 pm. Admission $2. www.sookefinearts.com

 

Tuesday, August 1. Artz4Youth live teen music performances, 4 to 7 pm. $2 admission. www.sookefinearts.com

 

Wednesday, August 2. Business Boost. Mentoring at the Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce. Drop-in. 9am to 1 pm.  Offered every second Wednesday. www.sookeregionchamber.com 

 

Wednesday August 2 and Thursday August 3. Seniors’ Teas at the Sooke Fine Arts Show. 2 to 4 pm. Included with admission for seniors 65+ or $3 per person if under age 65. www.sookefinearts.com

 

Thursday, August 3. Sooke Night Market – 5 to 8 pm. Vendors, entertainment, food.  On the grounds of Sooke Region Museum. www.sookeregionmuseum.ca

 

Monday, August 7.  BC Day (long weekend Aug 5 to 7).

 

Monday, August 7. SEAPARC Leisure Complex closed on BC Day.

 

Thursday, August 10. Sooke Night Market – 5 to 8 pm. Vendors, entertainment, food.  On the grounds of Sooke Region Museum. www.sookeregionmuseum.ca

 

Wednesday, August 16. Business Boost. Mentoring at the Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce. Drop-in. 9am to 1 pm.  Offered every second Wednesday. www.sookeregionchamber.com 

 

Thursday, August 17. Sooke Night Market – 5 to 8 pm. Vendors, entertainment, food.  On the grounds of Sooke Region Museum. www.sookeregionmuseum.ca

 

August 18, 19, 20. Vancouver Island Regional Library mobile display at Vancouver Island Exhibition – www.virl.bc.ca

 

Aug 21-25. Summer camps at Belmont Secondary School in Langford. For kids currently in Grades 2 to 7. Two sessions: July 10-14 and Aug 21-25. Times for each session: 9am-3:30 pm. Lunch 12-12:30 pm. Full Day sessions $175. am or pm $100. Registration open online at www.westshorebasketball.com

 

Thursday, August 24. Sooke Night Market – 5 to 8 pm. Vendors, entertainment, food.  On the grounds of Sooke Region Museum. www.sookeregionmuseum.ca

 

Sunday August 27. Sheringham Point Lighthouse Preservation Society AGM. 2 pm (to 3:30 pm adjournment) in the Village Foods upstairs Community Room.  www.sheringhamlighthouse.org

 

Wednesday, August 30. Business Boost. Mentoring at the Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce. Drop-in. 9am to 1 pm.  Offered every second Wednesday. www.sookeregionchamber.com 

 

Thursday, August 31. Sooke Night Market – 5 to 8 pm. Vendors, entertainment, food.  On the grounds of Sooke Region Museum. www.sookeregionmuseum.ca

 

Monday, September 4.  Labour Day (long weekend Sept 2 to 4).

 

Saturday & Sunday – September 9 & 10. Sooke Fall Fairwww.sookefallfair.ca

 

Monday, September 11. District of Sooke Regular Council Meeting. 7 pm. www.sooke.ca

 

Monday, October 9.  Labour Day (long weekend Oct 7 to 9).

2018

April 19-21, 2018.  Liberal National Convention, in Halifax.  #LIB2018