SUNDAY, MARCH 17
St. Patrick’s Day:
• Classics to Celtic, featuring Dr. Mark Lupin, concert violinist, 2 p.m. at Alix Goolden Hall. Tickets at vcm.bc.ca or tel. 250-386-5311.
• Felix Cartal, St. Patrick’s Day, 10 p.m. at Upstairs Cabaret, 15 Bastion Square. Tickets at ticketzone.com
• St. Patrick’s Day with Black Angus, Jeremy Walsh and Bobby Smith at Irish Times Pub, 1200 Government St. Tel. 250-383-7775; irishtimespub.ca
• St. Patrick’s Day with Slow Pokes, Electric Timer Co. and Tom and Matt, 8 p.m. at the Bard & Banker Pub, 1022 Government St. Tel. 250-953-9993; vicpubco.ca
• St. Patrick’s Day Party with Rock Of Ages at Bartholomew’s Pub, 777 Douglas St. Tel. 250-388-5111.
Persian New Year Celebration showcasing the art, history and cultural heritage of Iran, with live entertainment. Noon to 3 p.m. at Centennial Square. Tel. 250-896-5552.
Rock and Gem Show, presented by Victoria Lapidary and Mineral Society, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Leonardo Da Vinci Centre, 195 Bay St.; vlms.ca
Wayne and Ceilidh Briscoe performs after open stage, 7:30 p.m. at Norway House, 1110 Hillside Ave. Tel. 250-475-1355 or victoriafolkmusic.ca
The Little Match Girl Passion , presented by Vox Humana with dancers from ZarYevka Ballet, 3 p.m. at St. Barnabas Church, 1525 Begbie St.; voxhumanachoir.ca
Casting for Murder, presented by St. Luke’s Players at St. Luke’s Hall, 3821 Cedar Hill Cross Rd., to March 23. Tel. 250-884-5484; stlukesplayers.org.
Krystof Jablonski, piano, presented by Nanaimo Conservatory of Music, 2 p.m. at the Port Theatre, 125 Front St., Nanaimo. Tickets at porttheatre.com or tel. 250-754-8550.
MONDAY, MARCH 18
Spark Festival presents Reading: The Trial of Tina Modotti by Carmen Aguirre and You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown at the Belfry Theatre, 1291 Gladstone Ave. Schedule and tickets at belfry.bc.ca or tel. 250-385-6815.
Mystery Creature: solve the riddles to find the clues hidden along the trail at Coles Bay Regional Park, Monday, 1-2:30 p.m., meet at the kiosk in parking lot off Inverness Road, off Ardmore Drive. CRD Parks programs, tel. 250-478-3344 or crd.bc.ca/parks
Movie Monday: presents Summer in the Cage screening with guests, Dr Erin Michalak, CREST BD Research Team, and Dr. Joanna Cheek, psychiatrist at UVic. Monday, 6:30 p.m. at Eric Martin Pavilion, Fort Street. Tel. 250-595-3542 or moviemonday.ca
World Storytelling Day event, Fortune and Fate, with the Victoria Storytellers Guild, 7:30 p.m. at 1831 Fern St. Tel. 250-477-7044 or victoriastorytellers.org
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