FRIDAY, OCT. 14
The American Song Book with the Palm Court Light Orchestra, 2 p.m. at Mary Winspear Centre, Sidney. Tickets at marywinspear.ca or tel. 250-656-0275.
University of Victoria Wind Symphony presents Reflections! with Dr. Gerald King conductor. Friday, 8 p.m. at Farquhar Auditorium. Tickets at tickets.uvic.ca or tel. 250-721-8480.
Home Expo: Building, Renovation and Decor Show, today to Sunday at Pearkes Community Centre, 3100 Tillicum Rd.; homeshowtime.com or tel. 1-800-471-1112.
Nineteenth Antimatter: International Media Art and Experimental Cinema: Screenings, Installations and Performances. More than 160 single-channel video and film works from more than 30 countries screening today to Oct. 29 at Deluge Contemporary Art, 636 Yates St.; antimatter.ca.
Sleeping Giants presented by William Head on Stage at William Head Prison, 6000 William Head Rd. Gates open at 6:15 p.m. and close at 7:15 p.m., show at 7:30 p.m. Tickets at Ticket Rocket Box Office, 101-804 Broughton St., ticketrocket.com or tel. 250-590-6291; whonstage.weebly.com.
Master Pianists Series presents Italian pianist Marco Grieco, 7 p.m. at St. Mary’s Anglican Church, 1701 Elgin Rd. Tickets at oakbaymusic.ca.
Comedian Rob Pue performs at Yuk Yuk’s Victoria. Two shows, 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., tonight and Saturday; facebook.com.
May Flower with guest Bill Johnson, 7:30 p.m. at the Upstairs Lounge in the Oak Bay Recreation Centre, 1975 Bee St. Tickets at beaconridgeproductions.com, Ivy’s Books and Oak Bay Reception.
Tainted Justice by the Peninsula Players at Berwick Royal Oak Theatre, next to the Howard Johnson. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. with matinée Sunday at 2 p.m.; thepeninsulaplayers.ca.
Bears Choice: Grateful Dead Tribute, 8 p.m. at the Duke Saloon, 502 Discovery St. Tickets at Lyle’s Place or SimpleTix.
Galey Farms Festival of Fear featuring a Haunted House for kids, petting farm, corn maze, railway and Carnevil Haunted House for adults. Nightly through Oct. 31, 6-10 p.m. at 4150 Blenkinsop Rd.; galeyfarms.net.
Anniversary Alumni Festival by Phoenix Theatre, through Oct. 29 at University of Victoria Phoenix Theatre. Featuring Charles Ross: One-Man Lord of the Rings at 8 p.m. Tickets at finearts; uvic.ca/theatre; tel-250-721-8000.
SATURDAY, OCT. 15
Simon Boccanegra by Verdi presented by the Pacific Opera Victoria, 8 p.m. at the Royal Theatre. In Italian with English surtitles. Tickets at pov.bc.ca, rmts.bc.ca, tel. 250-385-0222 or tel. 250-386-6121.
A Tribute to Elvis, 8 p.m. at the McPherson Playhouse. Tickets at rmts.bc.ca or tel. 250-386-6121.
Pineapple Poll and Trial by Jury, presented by Ballet Etoile and Victoria Gilbert and Sullivan Society at Dave Dunnet Theatre, Oak Bay High School, 2121 Cadboro Bay Rd. Saturday at 2 and 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets at poll-jury.eventbrite.com
Jonathan Goldstein, 8 p.m. at Alix Goolden Hall. Tickets at Lyle’s Place or ticketfly.com
Zombie Walk, Saturday, 5 p.m to midnight in Centennial Square.
Halloween Dog Party, Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Clover Point Park, Dallas Road. A fundraising event for Victoria Pet Food Bank. Go to safars.orgAre You of Age by Target Theater. A fundraising performance of age-related drama, 2 and 7:30 p.m. at Intrepid Theatre Club, 1609 Blanshard St. Tickets at ticketrocket.co or tel. 250-590-6291. Monsters Haunted House: Fear on the Pier, formerly known as Evil Acres. Nightly through Oct. 31, 6:30-11 p.m. at Ogden Point, Pier A, 203 Dallas Rd. Cost is reduced if you bring a non-perishable food item. 14th annual Salmon Run 5K event at Goldstream Provincial Park Campground. Registration at 9:30 a.m. for 10 a.m. run. Details at raceonline.ca
Dalannah and Owen, 7 p.m. at the Hideaway Cafe, 540 Burnside Rd. E. Tickets includes appetizer and beverage; tallyhosportsbar.com
Oktoberfest Dance at the Edelweiss Club, 108 Niagara St., 7:30 p.m. Music provided by Victoria Accordion Club and Ron Sera with authentic German food available, door prizes and lots of fun. Details at victoriaaccordionclub.com
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