Calendar, Oct. 15-16: Simon Boccanegra; Tribute to Elvis

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SATURDAY, OCT. 15


Simon Boccanegra by Verdi presented by the Pacific Opera Victoria, 8 p.m. at the Royal Theatre. 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. Today at 2 and 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets at poll-jury.eventbrite.com


Zombie Walk, 5 p.m to midnight in Centennial Square.


Home Expo: Building, Renovation and Decor Show, today and Sunday at Pearkes Community Centre, 3100 Tillicum Rd. Go to homeshowtime.com or tel. 1-800-471-1112.


Comedian Rob Pue performs at Yuk Yuk’s Victoria. Two shows, 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.


Halloween Dog Party, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Clover Point Park, Dallas Road. A fundraising event for Victoria Pet Food Bank. Weather permitting; go to safars.org.


Are You of Age by Target Theatre. 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. 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.


Fourteenth annual Salmon Run 5K event at Goldstream Provincial Park Campground. Registration at 9:30 a.m. for 10 a.m. run. Go to raceonline.ca.


Nineteenth Antimatter: International Media Art and Experimental Cinema: Screenings, Installations and Performances. More than 160 single channel video and film works. To Oct. 29 at Deluge Contemporary Art, 636 Yates St.; antimatter.ca.


Tainted Justice by the Peninsula Players, 7:30 p.m. at Berwick Royal Oak Theatre, next to the Howard Johnson; thepeninsulaplayers.ca.


SUNDAY, OCT. 16


John Cleese and Eric Idle, 7:30 p.m. at the McPherson Playhouse, Sunday through Tuesday. Sold-out event.


ArtSea Festival: 2016 Sidney Fine Art Show, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Mary Winspear Centre, Sidney; sidneyfineartshow.ca.


Haydn and Bach. Victoria Symphony with Susan Hoeppner on flute and Christian Kluxen, guest conductor. 2:30 p.m. at University of Victoria Farquhar Auditorium. Tickets at tickets.uvic.ca or tel. 250-721-8489.


Discover Canada Walking Tour with John Adams in celebratration of Citizenship Week. Sunday, starts at 2 p.m. in Confederation Gardens Plaza, Menzies Street at Belleville. Free but reservations needed at tel. 250-384-6698.


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. More at galeyfarms.net


Fred Eaglesmith and Tif Ginn, 7:30 p.m. at the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre, 2687 James St., Duncan. Tickets at cowichanpac.ca


Conservation Roadshow. Bring your heirlooms or treasures in need of a little tender loving care to professional conservators Colleen Wilson, Simone Vogel-Horridge, Jean Topham and Lisa Bengston. Sunday, noon-5 p.m. at Ross Bay Villa, 1490 Fairfield Rd. Cost: $25 for 15 minutes. Booking at info@rossbayvilla.org or tel. 250-598-1803.


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