FiddleFest features dancing, workshops

FiddleFest in Victoria brings together fiddlers, guitarists, singers and an orchestra this weekend

Fiddlers of B.C. are coming together for this weekend’s FiddleFest.

It’s not just about fiddles – voices, guitars, a mandolin and orchestra get in on the two-day event.

Fiddle fans can tie up their dancing boots on Friday (Nov. 18), for the Barn Dance at Lambrick Park secondary, 4139 Torquay Dr. Doors open at 7 p.m. Admission is $12 for adults, $10 for students and seniors.

Workshops are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday (Nov. 19) at Lambrick, then the showcase concert kicks off at 7 p.m. at Fairfield United Church, 1303 Fairfield Rd. Tickets are $18 or $15 at Ivy’s Bookshop and Hemp and Co.