The Shins with Washed Out at the Royal Theatre, 7 p.m. Tel. 250-386-6121. Steinway Fundraiser with Robert Silverman, piano and the Lafayette String Quartet, 2: 30 p.m. at the University of Victoria, Phillip T. Young Recital Hall. Tel. 250-721-8480.
Victoria Baroque Players with soprano Nancy Argenta, 7: 30-9: 15 p.m. at Anglican Church of St. John the Divine, 1611 Quadra St., 7: 30-9: 15 p .m. Tickets at victoria-baroque.com.
Father John Misty at Lucky Bar, 517 Yates St., 8 p.m. Tickets at Lyle's Place, Ditch or ticketweb.ca
Red. Belfry Theatre presents its new production of the Tony Award-winning play by John Logan. To Oct. 14, Tuesday through Saturday at 8 p.m., matinÃ©e Saturday at 4 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. and Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Belfry, 1291 Gladstone Ave. Tel. 250-385-6815 or tickets.belfry.bc.ca.
Vancouver Island Mustang Association and Salvation Army Christmas Kids Toy Run, a cruise with Santa to the Beaver Lake picnic shelter for lunch barbecue. Lunch by donation; please bring an unwrapped toy. Today, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. starting at University of Victoria parking lot No. 10. Go to vima.mysite.com.
2012 Sooke Slow Food Cycle Tour and Collective Transition: Sustainability Expo and Marketplace, to inspire greener, more sustainable homes, lives and workstyles,10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Edward Milne Community School, 6218 West Coast Rd. Go to sookeslowfoodcycle.com.
Victoria Film Festival at the Library, Mondays through November at Central Branch Library, noon-1 p.m. VFF will screen short submissions with you as the jury. Go to gvpl.ca.
Open Space, 510 Fort St. presents Susan MacWilliams: F-l-a-m-m-a-r-i-o-n , to Oct. 15; Persistant Personalities: discussion Sept. 25 at 3 p.m., artist talk Sept. 26 at 8 p.m. and talk, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. Tel. 250-383-8833; openspace.ca.
Dance Around the World with the International Folk Dancers, Mondays until June, 7-9 p.m. at St. Andrew's Church, 9691 4th St., Sidney. No partner needed. Cost: $5, first-time free. Tel. 250-652-5818.
Victoria Children's Literature Roundtable at the Nellie McClung branch library, with guests Professor Emeritus and Jon C. Statt, 7: 30 p.m. Cadboro Bay Books table from 7 p.m. Cost: $5/$4. Tel. 250-598-3694.
Goward House Society, 2495 Arbutus Rd. The Goward House Portrait Group show, to Sept. 26. Tel. 250-477-4401.
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