The Gift of Pandora’s Box, presented by Ballet Victoria at the Royal Theatre, Saturday, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m. Tickets at rmts.bc.ca or 250-386-6121.
Cinderella, presented by the Peninsula Players, traditional fun for all ages, today, Sunday and Monday at 2 p.m. Mary Winspear Centre, 2243 Beacon Ave. Tickets: $18/$15. Tel. 250-656-0275.
Christmas at Craigdarroch, to Monday at 1050 Joan Cres. Tel. 250-592-5323 or thecastle.ca Today: 11 a.m. Christie Morrison; 1 p.m. Holiday Cards; 3 p.m. Yuki Tampo-Hinton.
Christmas Past and Present: Fairmont Empress Tour of the hotel with guide in period costume, 11 a.m. Cost: $12. Meet in front of Fairmont Gift Store. Tel. 250-592-9255.
Helmcken House Old-fashioned Christmas at Royal B.C. Museum, 675 Belleville St., daily to Monday, noon-4 p.m.; royalbcmuseum.bc.ca.
Ghost of Christmas Past Walking Tour: today, Sunday and Monday at 7:30 p.m. Start at Visitor Info Centre, Government at Wharf streets. Cost: $14/$12. Tel. 250-384-6698; discoverthepast.com.
The Deuces at The Upper Deck Lounge, 229 Gorge Rd. E., 8 p.m. Tel. 250-383-8212.
Art of the Trio at Hermann’s Jazz Club, 753 View St., 8 p.m. Tickets: $18/$15. Tel. 250-388-9166; hermannsjazz.com.
Hummingbird Deluxe at Swans Pub, 506 Pan-dora Ave., 8:30-11:30 p.m. Tel. 250-361-3310.
The Baley Legal Show with Kiana Brasset, Towers and Trees plus the Archers at Lucky Bar, 517 Yates St., 7-10:30 p.m.. Tickets: $12 door/$10 advance at Ditch Records.
Cambodia Support Group presents Chanthavouth Hy, tenor with Arne Sahlen, piano at St. Peter’s Lakehill Anglican Church, 3939 St. Peter’s Road, 2:30 p.m. Donation. Tel. 250-812-2433.
Dixieland Express Early New Year’s Party at Hermann's Jazz Club, 753 View St. 4 p.m. Cost: $12. Tel. 250-388-9166; hermannsjazz.com.
Telling Tales, Walking Trails at Francis/King Regional Park, 10-11:30 a.m. You can find out how Raven tricked the Crow and where our Island chickadees came from and much more with a Capital Regional District Regional Parks naturalist. Meet at Francis/King Nature Centre off Munn Road, Children five years and up. Tel. 250-478-3344; crd.bc.ca/parks.
Twenty-sixth Anniversary of the Magic of Christmas at Butchart Gardens, to Jan. 6, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; butchartgardens.com.
Butchart Gardens Holiday Lights Tours. Daily at 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to Jan. 5. The 4:30 p.m. tour includes Butterfly Gardens.Tel. 250-386-8652 or go to cvscruisevictoria.com.
Festival of Trees at the Fairmont Empress hotel, a collection of more than 50 decorated trees benefiting B.C. Children’s Hospital. Daily to Jan. 4; fairmont.com/empress-victoria.
Bear Wear: Holiday teddies are back in the lobby of Hotel Grand Pacific, 463 Belleville St. Daily to Thursday. A fundraiser for Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island. Tel. 250-519-6935.
Gingerbread Showcase at the Inn at Laurel Point. You can vote for your favourite at the Inn at Laurel Point, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily to Tuesday.
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