events

Sep
23
Sun
2nd Annual Seaside Run @ Beacon Park, Sidney
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am

The 2nd Annual Sidney Seaside Run on Sunday, September 23 will feature an 8K, 5K and a Kids race. With a start and finish at Beacon Park, the route is flat, running through the downtown core and scenic, finishing on the ocean walkway. The run starts at 10 am with an early start for walkers at 9 am.

“We are excited to work with the Town of Sidney for the 2nd annual Seaside 8k, 5k and Kids Run. We had an amazing first year and look to build on that success,” says event director, Nick Walker. “We have another unique collector finisher medal for this year’s participants, and invite everyone to stay afterwards and enjoy the post-run festivities. Thanks to our sponsors Dairyland and Sidney Bakery we will again feature freshly made grilled cheese sandwiches. A great post-run treat.”

Councillor Barbara Fallot from the Town of Sidney welcomes the addition of the Seaside Run to Sidney’s event schedule. “We are a vibrant and active waterfront community and we know how to throw a party.  We invite everyone to bring the whole family, join us for the run and stay for the fun.”

Registration fee is $50 for the 8K, $40 for the 5K and $20 for the Kids 1K fun run. All participants receive a technical t-shirt and a finishers medal. For more information and to register go to: www.seasiderun.com

When registering participants can donate to the official charity partner Inspire Health – Supportive Cancer Care.

There are also many volunteer opportunities from race package pick up to helping on the course and at the finish line. Email seaside8k@gmail.com for more information.

Sep
25
Tue
Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) Open House @ Mary Winspear Centre
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm

Our meetings are held the fourth Tuesday of the month at the Mary Winspear Centre. The Open House will be informal with coffee and dessert. The organization welcomes all women, who enjoy life long learning and the comaraderie of a group that seeks to help others in this community to pursue their goals for further education.

Sep
29
Sat
A Fun Day in the Maze @ Pendray's Corn Maze
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

On Saturday,September 29th, the Werner Mayburry Wealth Managementteam will be on location at the Pendray Farms Corn Maze from 10 am– 4 pmto enjoy a fun day in the maze with friends and family.

The Saanich Peninsula Lions Food Bank will also be on site all day with a van and volunteers collecting non-perishable food items and cash donations!

Stop by the van on location with yourdonations on Sept 29and 1 child per family will be given free entry to the maze that day.

Tell your family and friends and comejoin us for a day of fun, there will be alot of activitiesgoing on and a chance to see the various products this local sustainable farm produces.

There will also be collection boxes inside the Spitfire Grill for non-perishablefood items and cash donations from September 1stto October 15th. So! When heading there for a delicious meal, bringalong some canned goods and receive 10%off.

Oct
6
Sat
Artisans @ ArtSea Gallery, Tulista Park, Sidney
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Show/sale of contemporary and traditional works.  Jewellery, glass, pottery, turned wood, fibre art, wearables, photography and holiday décor.  Eclectic, unpredictable and representative of the rich and varied talents of island artisans.

Oct
12
Fri
Sidney Fine Art Show @ Mary Winspear Centre
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

 Since 2003, a world-class juried art show for serious artists, patrons, and those who appreciate art. 400 pieces of art, everything from painting and photography to fibre arts and sculpture. 

Oct
13
Sat
Sidney Fine Art Show @ Mary Winspear Centre
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

 Since 2003, a world-class juried art show for serious artists, patrons, and those who appreciate art. 400 pieces of art, everything from painting and photography to fibre arts and sculpture. 

Oct
14
Sun
Sidney Fine Art Show @ Mary Winspear Centre
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

 Since 2003, a world-class juried art show for serious artists, patrons, and those who appreciate art. 400 pieces of art, everything from painting and photography to fibre arts and sculpture. 

Oct
20
Sat
Saanich Peninsula Studio Tours @ Studios in Sidney, North & Central Saanich
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

 One of Vancouver Island’s longest running self-guided studio tours. See latest works, ask questions, learn about the artist’s passion – and perhaps find a special piece as a memory of your adventure. 

Oct
21
Sun
Saanich Peninsula Studio Tours @ Studios in Sidney, North & Central Saanich
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

 One of Vancouver Island’s longest running self-guided studio tours. See latest works, ask questions, learn about the artist’s passion – and perhaps find a special piece as a memory of your adventure. 

Dec
31
Mon
Artisans @ ArtSea Gallery, Tulista Park, Sidney
Dec 31 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Show/sale of contemporary and traditional works.  Jewellery, glass, pottery, turned wood, fibre art, wearables, photography and holiday décor.  Eclectic, unpredictable and representative of the rich and varied talents of island artisans.