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July 2019

Hatley Park – Guided Walking Estate Tour

July 1 @ 10:30 am - November 14 @ 4:30 pm
Hatley Park National Historic Site, Hatley Castle and Gardens, 2005 Sooke Road
Victoria, BC V9B 5Y2 Canada
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Hatley Park Guided Walking Estate Tours

Majestic. Magnificent. Memorable Experience the tranquility of the Hatley Park estate and enjoy a Guided Walking Estate Tour that will take you on a 1-hour journey to share the significant history of the site and learn about the significant history of the Indigenous lands, Dunsmuir family, Royal Roads Military College and Royal Roads University.  Unlike other museums you may have visited, Hatley Castle is a ‘living building’ and is occupied by Royal Roads University administration offices, classes and events.  Our guided tour…

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Journeying through Chinatowns

July 16 @ 9:30 am - September 1 @ 6:00 pm
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, 578 Carrrall Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 5K2 Canada
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Journeying through Chinatowns at Vancouver Chinese Garden

Journeying through Chinatowns A photography exhibit at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden documenting the present states of historical Chinatowns in Vancouver, Richmond, and New Westminster. Shaped by commerce, poverty, and community ties, British Columbia’s Chinatowns housed the majority of the ethnic Chinese immigrants who settled in early, segregated Vancouver. These spaces, although transformed, remain today. Journeying through Chinatowns includes work by three Vancouver-based photographers who strive to capture the present-day conditions of historical Chinatowns in Vancouver, Richmond, and New Westminster.…

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Milner Gardening Advice Line 2019

July 16 @ 1:00 pm - August 27 @ 3:00 pm
Milner Gardens & Woodland, 2179 W Island Hwy
Qualicum Beach, BC V9K 1G1 Canada
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Gardening Advice Line

Access the Milner Gardens & Woodland Gardening Advice Line free service to the community open weekly on Tuesday afternoons 1:00 - 3:00 pm through the growing 2019 season from March 19 to September! Master Gardener Volunteers will be available to answer your gardening questions. Contact the Gardening Advice Line: By phone: 250-752-0312 - Call Tuesdays starting March 19 between 1-3:00 pm to talk live with the Master Gardeners. By voice message any time: 250-752-0312 - Record a message with your…

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2019 Summer Picnic Series in HCP’s Gardens

July 17 @ 5:00 pm - August 28 @ 8:00 pm
Horticulture Centre of the Pacific, 505 Quayle Road
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Summer Picnic Series in The Gardens at HCP

This summer come and have a picnic in one of the many gardens at the Horticultural Centre of the Pacific! The Gardens at HCP is extending their hours every second Wednesday night from June 5, 2019. They especially encourage families and friends to come and enjoy a lovely picnic on their grounds. Admission is by donation between 5:00 and 8:00 pm. Bring your own dinner and find a bench or lawn to enjoy your meal while enjoying the sounds of…

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Tofino Botanical Gardens Yoga in a Rainforest

July 17 @ 5:30 pm - October 13 @ 6:30 pm
Tofino Botanical Gardens, 1084 Pacific Rim Highway
Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0 Canada
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Yoga in a rainforest at Tofino Botanical Gardens

Come and explore garden yoga in a rainforest! Where: Tofino Botanical Gardens When: Every Wednesday 5:30pm and Sunday 10:30am until Sunday October 13, 2019. Cost: $15 _________________ Tofino Botanical Gardens is dedicated to the protection of the coastal temperate rainforest, and to research and education that benefits Clayoquot Sound, a recognized UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. The property borders the Tofino Mudflats which is a protected Wildlife Management Area. The Mudflats is also designated as an Important Birding and Biodiversity Area by IBA…

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Summer Fireworks at The Butchart Gardens

July 20 @ 8:30 pm - August 31 @ 10:00 pm
The Butchart Gardens, 800 Benvenuto Ave.
Brentwood Bay, BC V8X 3X4 Canada
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Did you know the The Butchart Summer Fireworks began in 1977? The choreographed 30 minute shows continue to be just as jaw-dropping year after year. 2018 show times and dates vary from year to year. so please check below for the detailed schedule.schedule. The same show happens each Saturday but changes from year to yearAfter the show, we invite you to linger a while to minimize conjestion leaving the parking lots. Take some time following fireworks to enjoy the Night…

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Tea Ceremony at Nitobe Memorial Garden

July 27 @ 12:00 pm - September 28 @ 4:00 pm
Nitobe Memorial Garden, 1895 Lower Mall
Vancouver, V6T 1Z4
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Nitobe Memorial Garden Tea House

Try a Tea Ceremony in BC's premier Japanese garden! The Urasenke Foundation of Vancouver hosts tea ceremonies at Nitobe Memorial Garden throughout the summer. Visitors attending a tea ceremony can witness the formal preparation of tea and participate as guests. Ceremonies are held at 12:00 pm (noon), 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm and 4:00 pm on the last Saturday of the month: June 29,2019 July 27, 2019 August 31, 2019 September 28, 2019 Cost is $10.00 Please note garden admission fee…

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August 2019

25th Annual Arts & Music in the Gardens at HCP

August 10 @ 10:00 am - August 11 @ 4:00 pm
Horticulture Centre of the Pacific, 505 Quayle Road
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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25th Annual Arts & Music in the Gardens at HCP

Experience Arts & Music in the Gardens at HCP - 2019! The Gardens at HCP is excited to host the 25th Annual Arts & Music in the Gardens. This incredible weekend showcases 3 stages of live music and over 50 local artists, vendors, and exhibitors, all nestled in 9 acres of award-winning gardens. Arts & Music in the Gardens is our marquee fundraiser and all proceeds are dedicated to the development of The Gardens at HCP — named ‘Canadian Garden…

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