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.

Just Posted

PHOTOS: The King of Rock and Roll runs the 25th Annual King and Queen of the Hill Race

Lambrick Park Secondary students, staff, alumni take on Mount Douglas

Colwood taking steps to improve intersection safety after two motor vehicle incidents in one week

Pedestrian and cyclist struck in two separate incidents at Sooke and Metchosin Roads

Esquimalt café cooks up connections for all abilities

A Kinder Cup focuses on positivity, inclusivity and connection

Free bike exchange program available to Greater Victoria kids

The Re-Buy-Cycle Shop in Langford offers free bikes for young learners

Central Saanich sparks up new opening burning bylaw

New bylaw offers ‘balanced approach’ between status quo and tougher provincial regulations

Handgun crackdown, health spending and transit plans latest campaign promises

Friday was the end of a busy week on the campaign trail

Air Canada forced girl, 12, to remove hijab: civil rights group

The San Francisco Bay Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations calling for change

Man from Winnipeg who was hiking alone found dead in Banff National Park

RCMP say the man was hiking alone on Mount Temple Thursday

One-in-five British Columbians think they’ll win big while gambling: study

Roughly 58 per cent of British Columbians bought at least one lottery ticket in past year

Resident finds loaded shotgun inside a duffle bag in Kelowna alleyway

RCMP seized a loaded 12-gauge shotgun, ammunition, clothing and other items

Graffiti, calls and Snapchat: RCMP probe string of threats targeting Kamloops schools

There have been nine different threats made to four different schools in the city

B.C. truck drivers to face higher fines for not using winter tire chains

As of Oct. 1, not using chains on the highway when required could net you a $598 ticket

Singh campaigns in Toronto, May in Winnipeg, as Liberal and Tory leaders pause

All parties expected to be back on the campaign trail Sunday

Possible Canadian cases of vaping illnesses being investigated: health officer

‘I think that will be really important to address the overall trend of youth vaping’

Most Read