Friendly Giant rooted in Fernwood

›› Kathryn Juricic

Friendly Giant is a Fernwood-owned ­business. For seven and a half years the husband and wife duo, Chelsea and Shawn Vinesen, were operating out of their home on Fernwood Road (you might recall ­seeing a few trucks here and there). The business recently moved into and renovated the old Askim’s Beer & Wine […]

By |June 13th, 2018|Buzz, Village Vibe|0 Comments

FernFest 2018 – June 22 & 23, 2018

›› Kathryn Juricic

Our neighbourhood celebration has grown—but remains a gathering of friends. Every year amazing local musicians and ­performers grace the gazebo and this year is no ­different. FernFest is free and for all ages, so alongside these musical wonders, The Field of Dreams, Artisan Market, ­Non-Profit Hub, Kid’s Stage, and Senior’s High Tea add […]

By |June 6th, 2018|Buzz, Events, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Musicians of FernFest 2018

›› Ross Currie

The Brass

The Brass is a community-based, non-auditioned brass ensemble founded three years back by bandleader Julia Knight. It’s a “huge mix of people, all adults. Everyone from professional musicians to people who haven’t touched their horns since High School band,” says Knight; who handles the arrangements, which run the gamut of pop, indie […]

By |June 6th, 2018|Buzz, Events, Village Vibe|0 Comments

FernFest 2018 Market Guide

50+ vendors in the heart of Fernwood

›› Mila Czemerys

The FernFest Artisan Market is a great place to find those special, handmade, local ­treasures. With over 50 artisans and local makers, there is something for ­everyone! Make sure to check it out between 10:30am and 5:00pm on Saturday, June 23rd at ­FernFest 2018. The Artisan Market […]

By |June 6th, 2018|Buzz, Events, Village Vibe|0 Comments

The Family Theatre Festival

3 Days of Great ­Performances, 2 New Locations, and a World Premiere!

›› Misha Handman

Kaleidoscope Theatre for Young People is proud to announce our upcoming Family Theatre Festival, taking place on June 9th and 10th at the Belfry Theatre, and June 16th in Langford.

For our sixth year, Kaleidoscope is delighted to be expanding our festival, reaching […]

By |June 6th, 2018|Events, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Fernwood Ball Hockey Bash – June 2, 2018

Register your team! Join the ball hockey fun on June 2nd behind the Fernwood Community Centre

›› Ross Currie

The first annual Fernwood Ball Hockey Bash will be taking place on Saturday, June 2nd at the Fernwood Community Centre and William Stevenson Park. The event was a successful application through the City of Victoria’s My Great ­Neighbourhood […]

By |April 26th, 2018|Buzz, Events, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Family things: Summer camp, taxes, and legal clinics

We’re here for ­families at the Fernwood ­Community Centre

›› Shonna Bell

Fernwood NRG Family Programming at the Fernwood Community Centre offers dynamic and supportive ­programming for a diversity of people: children, ­families, youth, seniors, students, we’ve got you ­covered.

We love seeing new faces and staying connected with our community through our Family Dinner, Student ­Dinner, Senior’s […]

By |April 16th, 2018|Buzz, Events, Village Vibe|1 Comment