SATURDAY, FEB. 16
Pepe Romero and Friends with Alexander Dunn, Randy Pile and Robert Ward, 7:30 p.m. at First Metropolitan Church, 932 Balmoral Rd. Tel. 250-386-6121.
Home Design and Renovation Show with HGTV’S Bryan Baeumier. Today, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre. Tel. 250-383-5044.
Rhapsody in Blue by the Palm Court Light Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. at the University of Victoria. Farquhar Auditorium. Tel. 250-748-9964.
Noye’s Fludde, music by Benjamin Britten at Church of St. John the Divine, 1611 Quadra St., 7 p.m. Tel. 250-386-5311.
Roy Forbes, presented by the Deep Cove Folk Club, 8 p.m. at Charlie White Theatre, Mary Winspear Centre, Sidney. Tel. 250-656-0275.
Post-Valentine’s Redemption R&B show and dance with Deb Rhymer Blues Band, Curl and Ashley Armstrong in a benefit for the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 7 p.m. at Hermann’s Jazz Club, 753 View St. Tickets at Lyle’s Place or Long & McQuade.
Fifth annual Valentine Dinner Show with Heart by Asmira and the Victoria and Vancouver Island Greek Society, 6:30 p.m. at the Greek Community Centre, 4648 Elk Lake Dr. Tel. 250-381-4794 or go to greekfest.com
Early Music Society of the Islands presents the Seattle Baroque Soloists in Folia! at Alix Goolden Hall, 907 Pandora Ave. Pre-concert talk, 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Tel. 250-386-6121.
New Orleans Mardi Gras masquerade ball, Hans Fear Memorial 11th annual fundraiser with Maureen Washington, Cold Cut Combo and Louise Rose, plus silent auction of original artworks and Creole food, 7 p.m. at the Edelweiss Club, 108 Niagara St. Tickets at Larsen Music, Long & McQuade, Munro Books or tel. 250-384-4225.
Sangre Morenca — Latin Music and Flamenco with Elsa Rojas Marquez, voice, and José Giménez, guitar, 3 and 6:30 p.m. at Wood Hall, 907 Pandora Ave. Tickets at Ivy’s Bookshop, Tempo Trent, Blair Mart or at the door; sangemorena.com
Seedy Saturday with non-genetically modified heirloom seeds, plants, food and garden products, seed exchange, master gardeners, displays and more, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Victoria Conference Centre. Details at jamesbaymarket.com
SUNDAY, FEB. 17
Albert Herring by Benjamin Britten, presented by Pacific Opera Victoria, final performance, 2:30 p.m. at the Royal Theatre. Tickets at rmts.bc.ca or tel. 250-386-6121.
Helen’s Necklace, starring Tracey Moore and Lee Majdoub at Studio A, Belfry Theatre, 1291 Gladstone Ave., to March 3, Tuesdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m., matinées Saturday at 4 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. and Wednesdays, Feb. 20 and 27. Tel. 250-385-6815.
Greater Victoria Youth Orchestra, conducted by Yariv Aloni, 2:30 p.m. at the University of Victoria. University Centre Farquhar Auditorium. Tel. 250-721-8480.
The Ultimate Comedian: Tom Green Edition. Comedians compete to open for the Tom Green show, 7 p.m. at Club 9One9, 919 Douglas St.
Bear Hill Ramble. A guided walk at Bear Hill Regional Park to look for birds and flowers and other signs of spring. Meet at boat launch parking lot off Brookleigh Road, 1-2:30 p.m. Capital Regional Parks programs. Tel. 250-478-3344; crd.bc.ca/parks.
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