Fibres on the Edge runs at the South Shore Gallery until November 29.

This and That November 19

Briefs about a variety of happenings in the Sooke region

There are still a number of craft markets to attend, and they are:

• November 15-29

Fibres on the Edge is ongoing at the South Shore Gallery until November 29. A nice collection of new work from members of Fibres & Beyond.

Artists include: Linda Danielson, Gail Erickson, Joy Garnett, Irm Houle, Phyllis Lysionek, Stephanie Saleem, Judy Seeley, Joan Taylor, Elizabeth Tanner, Jessie Taylor-Dodd, Isabel Tipton and Mary Wolfe.

The South Shore Gallery is located at 2046 Otter Point Road, hours are Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

• November 21-23

All Sooke Arts & Crafts Fair

Sooke Community Hall at 2037 Sheilds Road.  One of the oldest, longest running art and craft Christmas fair on the Island. Artists from all corners of the region converge to sell their art and crafts. Friday, 1 to 8 p.m, Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m to 5 p.m. Free admission, donations to food bank gratefully accepted.

 

November 29

• Sooke Fall Fair “Biggest Little Craft Fair” at the Sooke Community Hall from 10 a.m to 4 p.m.. Admission by donation to the Sooke Christmas Bureau.

• Christmas Bazaar

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. St Rose of Lima Parish Hall, 2191 Townsend Rd.

Crafts, seasonal baking, pies, giftware, raffle, refreshments  and door prizes. Free admission

 

• December 6

T’Sou-ke Arts Group 6th Annual Christmas Sale, 6221 Sooke Road from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Drums, crafts, concessions, weaving, carvings, etc.

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