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. Today through Oct. 31. Tickets at thecastle.ca or tel. 250-592-5323. Not recommended for children, and not accessible for individuals with mobility impairment.
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.
Paint and Cocktail Night at Victoria Distillers, with painting instructor, materials and gin and tonic tasting. 6:30 p.m. at 9891 Seaport Place, Sidney; cacsp.com.
Booksmack. The Greater Victoria Public Library team reviews books and films at Robert Bateman Centre, 470 Belleville St., 7-8:30 p.m.; gvpl.ca.
Rocky Horror Show: Live, 8 p.m. at Metro Studio Theatre, 1411 Quadra St. Tickets include a prop kit, at ticketrocket.co.
Cara Matthew at Hermann’s Jazz Club, 753 View St., 8 p.m.; hermannsjazz.com; tel. 250-388-9166.
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.
THURSDAY, OCT. 20
Pepe Romero and Friends in concert, 7:30 p.m. at Alix Goolden Hall, 907 Pandora Ave. Tickets at ticketfly.com.
Jaylene Johnson: Potter and Clay Solo Concert, 7:30 p.m. at St. Mary the Virgin Anglican Church, 1701 Elgin Rd. Tickets at jaylenejohnson-victoria, eventbrite.ca or tel. 250-598-2212.
John Gogo in concert at Brentwood Bay Village Emporium, 12-7103 W. Saanich Rd., Brentwood Bay, 8-10 p.m.
Our Town with Company C of the Canadian College of Performing Arts. Thursday through Oct. 23 at CCPA Performance Hall. Tickets at ccpacanada.com; tel. 250-595-9970.
Galey Farms Festival of Fear features a Haunted House for kids, petting farm, corn maze, railway and the Carnevil Haunted House for adults. Nightly through Oct. 31, 6-10 p.m. at 4150 Blenkinsop Rd.; galeyfarms.net.
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.
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