Calendar, Oct. 16-17: John Cleese and Eric Idle; Home Expo



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

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 or tel. 250-598-1803.

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

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.; 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 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 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.;

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


Steve Vai: Passion and Warfare 25th anniversary Tour, 7:30 p.m. at the Port Theatre, 125 Front St., Nanaimo. Tickets at 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

Ziggy Marley, 7:30 p.m. at the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre, 2687 James St., Duncan. Tickets at


Champagne Taittinger dinner with Mikael Falman, 6 p.m. at 10 Acres Kitchen, 614 Humboldt St. Details at kitchenreservations@10acres.caDelta Blues: Doc MacLean, 8 p.m. at Hermann’s Jazz Club, 753 View St. Tel. 250-388-9166;


Ange Hehr at the Bard & Banker Pub, 1022 Government St., 9 p.m.; 250-953-9993.

Shag Harbour at The Irish Times Pub, 1200 Government St., 9 p.m.; 250-383-7775.

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