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



Simon Boccanegra by Verdi presented by the Pacific Opera Victoria, 8 p.m. at the Royal Theatre. Tickets at,, tel. 250-385-0222 or tel. 250-386-6121.

A Tribute to Elvis, 8 p.m. at the McPherson Playhouse. Tickets at 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

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 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

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 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

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.;

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


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;

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 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

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

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 or tel. 250-598-1803.

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