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Three Classic Victoria Christmas Outings

Three Classic Victoria Christmas Outings

Okay, I’ll admit it: I’m not huge on Christmas. My general strategy is to avoid the hustle-bustle as much as possible in favour of finding quieter, simpler ways to get into the festive spirit. Thankfully, last weekend The Vic Life was invited to attend a Tourism Victoria Instagram tour that showcased some really fun, non-anxiety-inducing ... Read More
Five Ways To Give the Gift of Good Food This Christmas

Five Ways To Give the Gift of Good Food This Christmas

Let’s face it: this time of year is about eating. Lots of eating. And while we’re stuffing our faces, it’s easy to take for granted that some people can’t afford the same luxury. That’s why this holiday season, Fernwood NRG is working to raise enough money to deliver fresh fruits and vegetables to 100 families ... Read More
Paper Street Theatre Co. is Killin’ Christmas

Paper Street Theatre Co. is Killin’ Christmas

It may be the season of sparkly lights and scented firs, but let’s face it: Christmas can also set the stage for family tiffs and botched traditions. Now, it’s downright lethal. Scrappy Victoria-based improv company Paper Street Theatre Co. is set to unleash its Lethal Christmas: An Improvised Action Movie at Intrepid Theatre Club Dec. ... Read More
Victoria’s Raucous Christmas Past

Victoria’s Raucous Christmas Past

Don’t be fooled by all of those postcards featuring dainty tea sets and saluting pinkies; Victoria was once a hard-drinking, hardscrabble frontier town, where street brawls and opium dens set the tone. If you’re unconvinced, consider at one time there was a rifle range at Clover Point and a bear pit in Beacon Hill Park. ... Read More
3 surefire ways to feel like a kid in Vic this Christmas

3 surefire ways to feel like a kid in Vic this Christmas

Judging by Victoria’s jam-packed calendar, there’s more than a trio of holiday happenings to make the 20-plus crowd feel like the under-10s this season. We’ve handpicked a few events guaranteed to leave you feeling festive—and spry. Get Your Gingerbread On at the Cottage Bakery  Cottage Bakery & Café 1267 Fairfield Road December 5 & 12 ... Read More