TUESDAY, OCT. 18
Spend the Night with Alice Cooper at The Q Centre, 1767 Island Hwy. Tickets at selectyourtickets.com 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 canadianauthors.org/vancouver/victoria
Stiff Little Fingers plus the Vicious Cycles at Sugar Nightclub, 858 Yates St. Tickets at Lyle’s Place and ticketfly.com
Sin City Movies & Cocktails Launch Party of Sin City the Improvised Serial, 8 p.m. at Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad St. Details at sincityimprov.com
Faculty concert series presents flutist Mark McGregor, 8 p.m. at University of Victoria Phillip T. Young Recital Hall. Tickets at finearts.uvic.ca
Terra Lightfoot plus guests at Lucky Bar, 517 Yates St. Tickets at Lyle’s Place and ticketfly.com
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 galeyfarms.net
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 19
John Fogerty Rollin’ on the River at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. Tickets at selectyourtickets.com or tel. 250-220-7777.
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.
Arkenham Abbey, a comedy-horror show by Launch Pad Theatre Company at Craigdarroch Castle, 1050 Joan Cres. Wednesday through Oct. 31. Tickets at thecastle.ca 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 ticketrocket.co
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 palmcourtorchestra.com
Quartom — a Capella Quartet in Concert, 7:30 p.m. at Oak Bay United Church, 1355 Mitchell St. Tickets at quartom.brownpapertickets.com or tel. 250-213-1948.
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