Calendar, Oct. 18-19: Alice Cooper, Patrick Taylor, Sin City



Spend the Night with Alice Cooper at The Q Centre, 1767 Island Hwy. Tickets at or tel. 250-220-7777.

An Evening with Patrick Taylor, as he reads from his latest book in the Irish Country Doctor series: An Irish Country Love Story. A fundraising event for Canadian Authors, Victoria, 7 p.m. at University of Victoria Cadboro Common Building Haro Room. More at

Stiff Little Fingers plus the Vicious Cycles at Sugar Nightclub, 858 Yates St. Tickets at Lyle’s Place and

Sin City Movies & Cocktails Launch Party of Sin City the Improvised Serial, 8 p.m. at Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad St. Details at

Faculty concert series presents flutist Mark McGregor, 8 p.m. at University of Victoria Phillip T. Young Recital Hall. Tickets at

Terra Lightfoot plus guests at Lucky Bar, 517 Yates St. Tickets at Lyle’s Place and

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 non-perishable food item.

Galey Farms Festival of Fear features 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. Go to



John Fogerty Rollin’ on the River at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. Tickets at or tel. 250-220-7777.

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.

Arkenham Abbey, a comedy-horror show by Launch Pad Theatre Company at Craigdarroch Castle, 1050 Joan Cres. Wednesday through Oct. 31. Tickets at or tel. 250-592-5323. Not recommended for children, and not accessible for individuals with mobility impairment.

Rocky Horror Show: Live, 8 p.m. at Metro Studio Theatre, 1411 Quadra St. Tickets include a prop kit, at

The American Song Book with the Palm Court Light Orchestra, 2:30 p.m. at Dave Dunnet Community Theatre, 2121 Cadboro Bay Rd. Tickets at

Quartom — a Capella Quartet in Concert, 7:30 p.m. at Oak Bay United Church, 1355 Mitchell St. Tickets at or tel. 250-213-1948.

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