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Events for August 2011.

Uptown Art Unveiling

A beautiful new piece of art was revealed in mid June at the Uptown development and SNAP was there to capture all of the excitement. A bronze sculpture and fountain, created by Coa...more

Mercedes turns 125 years

It was an phenomenal day of automotive excellence as Mercedes celebrated their big 125 birthday! They unveiled the first ever Motorwagen from 1886, the first motorbike from 1885, t...more

Premier Fashion Show

Graduates of the Pacific Design Academy's Fashion Design program celebrated their graduation in grand style - with a grand fashion show in Market Square on June 24. Family members...more

FernFest and Fernwood Bites

The evolving Fernwood community held its annual FernFest on June 24-26. The exciting annual music, arts and food festival in the heart of Fernwood brings together local artists, p...more

Leona Fowler's Book Signing at Crumsby's A Big Success!

We at SNAP Victoria were invited to come to Crumsby's Cupcake Cafe at 2509 Estevan in Victoria to attend a book signing by author Leona Fowler to promote her new book, " I don't wa...more

Symphony Splash Launch

Symphony Splash Launch was held at Island Savings on Douglas and Broughton and this event gave out some of the details for the upcoming 'Splash', including that 11 year Alice Haeky...more

The Cheesecake Burlesque Revue Presents: The Fruit Salad Cabaret!

Pride was in full rainbow as Victoria's premier performers came out to celebrate all things Burlesque at Lucky Bar on the evening of June 30th for a Fabulous show called "The Fruit...more

CISV Peace Bus Send-Off

On July 2nd, 10 young volunteers began their journey with CISV (Chlidrens International Summmer Villages) across Canada exploring this beautiful country and helping communities alo...more

Gorge Historical Walk

Tarzan on the Gorge? History buffs gathered on a lovely summer day for a walk along the Gorge Waterway. Local historian, Dennis Minaker, author of "The Gorge of Summers Gone: A His...more

Acres of Art

An amazing array of artwork surrounded visitors as they strolled through eleven acres of the Esquimalt Lagoon grounds. From huge Land Art creations by the Victoria Flower Arrangers...more

Canada Day 2011

Victoria celebrated Canada's Birthday on July 1st this year with music, fireworks and laughter. There were patriotic people all over the capital city who were out to have fun and c...more

Canadians rolling pennies to support breast cancer

Canadians were invited to bring their pennies to Scotia Plaza where executives from Avon, Scotiabank and Willow Breast Cancer Support Canada were rolling pennies toward a goal of r...more

Flying the "Jolly Roger"

Pirates have landed in Victoria's "Inner Harbour" at Fishermans Wharf. This new adventure complete with pirate crew and water cannons taps into children's (and adult's) imagination...more

Tourism Victoria Summer Festival Members Forum

Tourism Victoria took over the terrace at The Inn at Laurel Point for a Summer Festival Members Forum event that highlighted what’s sizzling at Tourism Victoria. The heat was on ...more

Victory Grand Opening

We don't know about you, but ever since the term 'metrosexual' entered the modern lexicon it seems that there has been no room in the modern, urban environment to be both well groo...more

Storage Wars!

OK we admit it - we're fans of the A&E show Storage Wars; and why not? It has a fun cast of characters and deep down we all have that desire to go looking for buried treasure. Lu...more

Dragon Boat Festival Gala Dinner & Silent Auction

The Victoria Dragon Boat Festival Society recently held their annual Gala Dinner and Silent Auction. It was a full house at Don Mee Chinese Seafood Restaurant as they dedicated an ...more

TD Art Gallery Paint-In

The sun loves artists. The sun came out – eventually - for the TD Art Gallery Paint-In in July. This year, Vancouver Island’s largest outdoor visual art event celebrated its 24...more


The Second Annual summer garden Tea Fundraiser was held in Uplands on July 16th and Snap was invited to attend. The event was another roaring success and entry included tea and fan...more

Hounds in the Hood

This month we headed out in the hopes of finding some pooches enjoying the lovely - if not fleeting sunshine. With the weather as touch and go as it's been lately, let's just say i...more
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