2011 House Tour

Take advantage of a rare opportunity to visit custom-built homes in Victoria at the 2011 House Tour, hosted by the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria.

2011 Dream Home Tour

Take advantage of a rare opportunity to visit custom-built homes in Victoria at the 2011 House Tour, hosted by the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. This year, six dream homes, all built to the specifications of their owners, will be open to tour. Included are: a family-friendly live/work home, two homes planned for future retirement needs, and a Belgian-inspired Uplands estate. Remarkable custom design features include a one-of-a-kind underground showcase for collector cars, complete with auto elevator. The tour also features live demonstrations by eight local artists, including painters Adelle Andrew, Robert Amos, Nixie Barton and Grant Leier, Manon Elder, Joan Pattee and Blu Smith, as well as ceramic artist Sam Dickie. The House Tour is one of the largest fundraisers for the Gallery Associates, with proceeds going to support the AGGV’s exhibitions and programming. Tickets are $40 and are available at the AGGV on Moss Street, Peninsula Gallery in Sidney and all three Garden Works locations. As an added bonus this year, each ticket purchased can be used for two-for-one admission at the AGGV. M

Just Posted

Musical joy emerges from fiddling and singing

Joy of Life Festival at Alix Goolden Hall on May 3 and 4 offers both for audiences

Fearing is loving life in West Coast La La Land

Award-winning blues-folk guitarist singer/songwriter playing Sidney show on May 3

KATHY KAY: Online streaming service provides a winning drama

Mozart in the Jungle offers up delightful entertainment, reviewer writes

Making a career out of poking fun at life’s frustrating moments

Respected comic Derek Edwards brings homegrown Canadian act to Sidney on May 30

National Geographic Live takes a journey to red planet

Guest speaker Kobie Boykins from NASA offers insider’s view of Mars explorations May 8

Just looking, or buying? You can find that perfect art piece at Sidney show

Saanich Peninsula Arts and Crafts Society holding Spring Show April 27-28 at Mary Winspear Centre

Peninsula grandmothers salute Roaring ’20s fashion

May 3 event in Sidney benefits Grandmothers Helping African Grandmothers

Belmont secondary’s student-run bistro experiences opening-day rush

Culinary students serving up affordable lunches to fellow classmates

Sooke Community Choir offers up #modernlove

Sooke concerts run from May 3 to 5

Stephen Fearing brings unique style to concert series

Fearing will play Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Sooke on April 27

Most Read