SUNDAY, OCT. 16
John Cleese and Eric Idle, 7:30 p.m. at the McPherson Playhouse, tonight through Tuesday. Sold-out event.
Pineapple Poll and Trial by Jury, presented by Ballet Etoile and Victoria Gilbert and Sullivan Society, 2 p.m. at Dave Dunnet Theatre, Oak Bay High School, 2121 Cadboro Bay Rd. Tickets at poll-jury.eventbrite.com.
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. Noon-5 p.m. at Ross Bay Villa, 1490 Fairfield Rd. Cost: $25 for 15 minutes. Booking at email@example.com or tel. 250-598-1803.
ArtSea Festival: 2016 Sidney Fine Art Show, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Mary Winspear Centre, Sidney; sidneyfineartshow.ca.
Discover Canada Walking Tour with John Adams in celebratration of Citizenship Week. Starts at 2 p.m. in Confederation Gardens Plaza, Menzies Street at Belleville. Free but reservations needed at tel. 250-384-6698.
Home Expo: Building, Renovation and Decor Show at Pearkes Community Centre, 3100 Tillicum Rd.; homeshowtime.com or tel. 1-800-471-1112.
Haydn and Bach. Victoria Symphony with Susan Hoeppner on flute and Christian Kluxen, guest conductor. Sunday, 2:30 p.m. at University of Victoria Farquhar Auditorium. Tickets at tickets.uvic.ca or tel. 250-721-8489.
Final performance of The Last Wife, presented by the Belfry Theatre, 1291 Gladstone Ave., at 2 p.m. Tickets at tickets.belfry.bc.ca or tel. 250-385-6815.
Tuesday with Morrie, based on a true story about ALS. Tonight and Monday, 8 p.m. at Langham Court Theatre, 805 Langham Ct.
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.
Fred Eaglesmith and Tif Ginn, 7:30 p.m. at the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre, 2687 James St., Duncan. Tickets at cowichanpac.ca.
MONDAY, OCT. 17
Steve Vai: Passion and Warfare 25th anniversary Tour, 7:30 p.m. at the Port Theatre, 125 Front St., Nanaimo. Tickets at porttheatre.com or tel. 250-754-8550.
Victoria Children’s Literature Roundtable: Becca Keller, Board Certified Behaviour Analyst, will explore strategies to engage a wide variety of learners in reading by choosing the right books and how to get kids interested. 7:30 p.m. at Saanich Centennial Branch Library, 3110 Tillicum Rd. Details at gvpl.ca.
Ziggy Marley, 7:30 p.m. at the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre, 2687 James St., Duncan. Tickets at cowichanpac.ca
Champagne Taittinger dinner with Mikael Falman, 6 p.m. at 10 Acres Kitchen, 614 Humboldt St. Details at firstname.lastname@example.orgDelta Blues: Doc MacLean, 8 p.m. at Hermann’s Jazz Club, 753 View St. Tel. 250-388-9166; hermannsjazz.com.
Ange Hehr at the Bard & Banker Pub, 1022 Government St., 9 p.m. vicpubco.ca; 250-953-9993.
Shag Harbour at The Irish Times Pub, 1200 Government St., 9 p.m. vicpubco.ca; 250-383-7775.
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