Mark your calendars! On Saturday, June 1st, between 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine, come by and check out the offerings. Past years have seen close to 100 homes participating in this fun community event. You are guaranteed to find something among the various offerings, including yard sale items, paintings, knitted crafts, plant starters, the Rotary Club Bike Sale, and so much more. Plus, the Sooke Harbourside Lions BBQ will also be on site to re-fuel you.
Revitalize a park in Sooke by removing invasive plants!!
The Greater Victoria Green Team is hosting a big community environmental volunteer activity in Sooke and the community is invited! They will be removing English ivy and other invasive plants from Kaltasin Park in Sooke. Rain or shine!
Volunteers are needed! If you want to contribute and haven’t signed up, please register as a GVGT Volunteer and sign the waiver. Flow of Volunteer Activities
Meet at 9:45 am for sign-in and introductions.
The 15th annual Sooke River Bluegrass Festival celebrates Father’s Day with a foot-stomping weekend combining everything blue. Bluegrass, blue skies and blue water.
The weekend kicks off on Friday night with the Sweet Lowdown taking the stage at 7:00 p.m. By the time things wrap up on Sunday afternoon you’ll have had a chance to enjoy some pretty sweet bluegrass on stage, in workshops and in jam sessions that pop up in the craziest places.
“The End of Ice — Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption”
Admission by donation
Dahr Jamail is an award-winning climate reporter and former war correspondent. As one of the few unembedded journalists during the war in Iraq, he won praise from writer/activists like Howard Zinn and Naomi Klein. Since then Dahr’s been reporting from the front lines of climate disruption, from the heights of Alaska’s Denali peaks to the windswept islands of the Bering Sea, from the Great Barrier Reef and Amazon rainforest to Florida’s ﬂooding coastline.
Finally it is here again! Sooke’s one and only Night Market is back! Come visit and bring friends and family to this fantastic local market where you can find delicious food, karaoke, beer, live music, artisans, handmade clothing, jewelry, art, souvenirs, maple syrup, homemade jams and jellies, art cards, henna art, fresh produce, veggies, fruit, home decor, paintings, face painting, gemstones, fashion, sculptures, kids clothing, handmade toys, soaps, and much much more!