Sooke Region 2011 Annual Events

  • May. 30, 2011 8:00 p.m.

Year ‘Round Lighthouse Walk Program – Volksport 10k Walk Sooke Region Museum (250) 642-4515 

June 4 Valdy & Gary Fjellgaard, Sooke Folk Music Society, Concert Series, Holy Trinity Anglican Church, doors open 7:30 pm 250-642-4568 

June 5 Secret Garden Tour 250-642-1397 

June 18 Hank Cramer, Sooke Folk Music Society, Coffee House, Holy Trinity Anglican Church, doors open 7:00pm 250-642-4568 

June 19 Dog Walk, Sooke Harbourside Lions fundraiser for Guide Dogs, Whiffin Spit Park 250-642-5023 

June 24 Musical Friends, Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra, Sooke Community Theatre, 8:00 pm 250-642-2849 

June 26 Sooke Region Museum Open House Historical Exhibits & Salmon BBQ (250) 642-6351 

June 26 Golf Tournament, DeMamiel Creek Par 3 Golf Course, Royal Canadian Legion (250) 642-2052 

July 1 Sooke Canada Day Celebrations, Sooke River Flats (250) 642-4572 

July 1 Port Renfrew Canada Day Celebrations 

July 2 Sue Medley, Sooke Folk Music Society, Concert Series, Holy Trinity Anglican Church, doors open 7:30 pm 250-642-4568 

Early July Stick Fest 2011, The Stick in the Mud Coffee House 250-642-5635 

July 17 “Philharmonic Fling!”,  Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra, Ed Macgregor Park (250) 642-2849 

July 23-Aug 1 Sooke Fine Arts Show 2011, Sooke Fine Arts Society (250) 642-7256, SEAPARC Leisure Complex 

July 23-Aug 1 Stinking Fish Studio Tour, Sooke, East Sooke & Metchosin (250) 474-2676 

July 22-24 Davey Derby, 11th Annual, Port Renfrew Marina & RV Park 250-483-1878 

July 24 Christmas in July Collecting Toys for Tots, Royal Canadian Legion (250) 642-5913 

July 30 9th Annual Food Day, Sooke Harbour House 250-642-3421 

July 30-31 Salmon Derby, Sooke Salmon Enhancement Society 250-642-5548 

July TBA Trevor Purdy Memorial 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament 250-642-5329 

July TBA 7th Annual Golf Tournament, Wood Travel & Cruise 250-642-6331 

Aug 1 BC Day 

Aug 7 The Subaru Sooke International Triathlon, Camp Barnard & local area roads www.triseries.ca/sooke 

Aug 21 Shirley Day – A Celebration of Life, Shirley Community Hall (250) 646-2730 

Aug 13-14 Art in the Park, Sooke Community Arts Council, Ed Macgregor Park (250) 642-6623 

Sept 1-3 Salmon Derby, Sooke Harbour Resort & Marina, www.salmonclassic.ca 

Sept 8 Annual Golf Classic & Dinner, Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce, DeMamiel Creek Par 3 Golf Course (250) 642-6112 

Sept 10-11 Sooke Fall Fair, Sooke Community Hall (250) 642-4110 

Sept TBA Labour Day Derby, 14th Annual Port Renfrew Marina & RV Park 250-483-1878 

Sept TBA 4th Annual Beach Art Festival, Whiffin Spit Park, Sooke Community Arts Council (250) 642-6411 

Sept TBA Great Chili Challenge, 5th Annual www.sookelionsclub.org 

Sept TBA Annual Charity Auction, Royal Canadian Legion (250) 642-2052 

Oct 1&2 7th Annual Coho Derby, Port Renfrew Marina & RV Park 

Oct TBA A Celebration of Young Artists, Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra, Sooke Community Theatre (250) 642-2849 

Oct 23 Quality of Life Awards & Community Donations, Royal Canadian Legion (250) 642-2052 

Oct 15 8th Annual Oktoberfest, Sooke District Lioness 250-642-4515, Royal Canadian Legion 

Oct TBA 1st Annual Coho Derby, Jock’s Dock, call Crab Shack 250-642-4410 

Oct TBA Halloween Dance, Royal Canadian Legion (250) 642-2052 

Nov 10 Candlelight Vigil, Sooke Cenotaph (250) 642-2052 

Nov 11 Remembrance Day Parade & Ceremonies, Sooke Cenotaph (250) 642-2052 

Nov 13 Shirley Christmas Craft Fair, Shirley Community Hall (250) 646-2730 

Nov 18-20 All Sooke Arts & Crafts Christmas Show, Sooke Community Hall (250) 642-3798 

Nov 25-27 Stinking Fish Studio Tour Sooke, East Sooke, Metchosin (250) 474-2676 

Nov TBA Sooke Philharmonic Chamber Players & Chorus, Sooke Community Theatre (250) 642-2849 

Dec 4 Christmas Dinner, Royal Canadian Legion, Br #54 250-642-2052 

Dec 10-12 Bethlehem Walk, Sooke Baptist Church (250) 642-3424 

Dec 17 Christmas Meat Draw, Royal Canadian Legion, Br #54 250-642-2052

Dec 26 2nd Annual Boxing Day Salmon Derby Jock’s Dock, call the Crab Shack 250-642-4410

Dec 31 New Year’s Eve Celebration, Royal Canadian Legion (250) 642-2052 

Dec TBA Moss Cottage Christmas & Snowman Building, Sooke Region Museum (250) 642-6351 

Dec TBA Santa Claus Parade, Sooke (250) 642-6112 

Dec TBA Breakfast with Santa, Sooke Community Hall (250) 642-5643 

Dec TBA Christmas Dinner & Dance, Royal Canadian Legion (250) 642-2052 

Dec TBA Sooke Community Choir, Christmas Concert Sooke Community Theatre (250) 642-6371

 

Just Posted

The orange parcel was bought by the CRD for $1.1 million to add to Mount Work Regional Park. (CRD map)
Capital Regional District expands Mount Work land for $1.1 million

Privately-owned 13.8 hectares in the Highlands is ecologcically valuable

North Saanich has received a report from the Urban Development Institute calling on the municipality to expand and densify its housing options in the face of demographic and environmental changes as the municipality continues its Official Community Plan review. (Black Press Media file photo)
North Saanich asked to create more affordable, diverse housing

Urban Development Institute says community faces demographic, environmental challenges

Dog trainer Sharon Labossiere at play with her dogs. AnimalKind, the BC SPCA’s animal welfare accreditation and referral program, has granted accreditation to Sooke's Hanging with Hounds. (Contributed - BC SPCA)
Hanging With Hounds digs its paws into AnimalKind accreditation

Local dog trainer earns special BC SPCA status

Royal Bay Secondary School’s rainbow crosswalk was vandalized shortly after being painted but by Monday, coincidentally the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, the crosswalk had been cleaned up and students had surrounded it with chalk messages of support and celebration. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)
Royal Bay pride crosswalk restored following graffiti attack

Hate terms, racial slur, phallic images spray-painted at Colwood high school

Protesters seen here rallying against the injunction order on April 1. (Black Press Media file photo)
RCMP enforce injunction at Fairy Creek blockade

Protesters can remain but police will ensure open access for loggers

An avalanche near Highway 1 in Glacier National Park. Avalanche Canada will benefit from a $10 million grant from the B.C. government. (Photo by Parks Canada)
Avalanche Canada receives $10-million grant from B.C. government

Long sought-after funds to bolster organization’s important work

More “strings of lights” were seen on May 15, 2021, in night sky over Vancouver Island. (File photo)
Sicamous RCMP Sgt. Murray McNeil and Cpl. Wade Fisher present seven-year-old Cody Krabbendam of Ranchero with an award for bravery on July 22, 2020. (Contributed)
7-year old Shuswap boy receives medal of bravery for rescuing child at beach

Last summer Cody Krabbendam jumped into the lake to save another boy from drowning

B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix and provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry update the province’s COVID-19 vaccine program, May 10, 2021. (B.C. government)
B.C.’s COVID-19 infection rate stays below 500 a day over weekend

14 more deaths, down to 350 in hospital as of Monday

Royal Bay Secondary School’s rainbow crosswalk was vandalized shortly after being painted but by Monday, coincidentally the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, the crosswalk had been cleaned up and students had surrounded it with chalk messages of support and celebration. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)
B.C. high’s school’s pride crosswalk restored following ‘hateful’ graffiti attack

Hate terms, racial slur, phallic images spray-painted at Greater Victoria high school

Terrance Mack would have celebrated his 34th birthday on May 13, 2021. Mack’s family has identified him as the victim of a homicide in an apartment on Third Avenue in Port Alberni sometime in April. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
Family identifies Ucluelet man as victim of Vancouver Island homicide

Terrance Mack being remembered as ‘kind, gentle’ man

Nathan Zuk had left his mother’s residence in Whaletown on Cortes Island in mid-December 2020 in a 14’ skiff rowboat and headed to an unknown location near the Pryce Channel, Deer passage, or Toba Inlet. Photo courtesy RCMP
RCMP need help finding man who set off from Cortes Island in 14-foot rowboat

Nathan Zuk left in December, may have been last seen in Toba Inlet approximately three weeks ago

Emergency service workers at the collision scene along Highway 4 in Hilliers on Sunday, May 16. A motorcyclist was airlifted to hospital by BC Air Ambulance and later died. (Collin C photo)
UPDATE: Motorcyclist dies from injuries sustained in Mid-Island highway collision

BC Highway Patrol says impairment not a contributing factor in crash

An avalanche near Highway 1 in Glacier National Park. Avalanche Canada will benefit from a $10 million grant from the B.C. government. (Photo by Parks Canada)
Avalanche Canada receives $10-million grant from B.C. government

Long sought-after funds to bolster organization’s important work

Most Read