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New Grant Street gardens

›› Sarah Reid

After nearly a year of reconstructive ­surgery, the final touches in the 1300 block of Grant Street are finally complete!

For most of 2018, the street was blocked off to thru traffic due to road and utility reconstruction. For months on end there were gaping holes in the street, no ­sidewalks, no parking, lots […]

By |May 29th, 2019|Buzz, News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Marta Cafe + Pantry

›› Lauren Gaultier

Sometimes, it is okay to go beyond the borders of Fernwood—especially if that means, just across the street and it involves baked goods! Marta Café + Pantry opened their doors on the corner of Bay and ­Shakespeare just over three months ago and I’m thankful they did.

Borne out of a passion for great […]

By |May 29th, 2019|Buzz, Village Vibe|0 Comments

FernFest is all about supporting local acts

FernFest fostering ­community ­connections through local ­performances

›› Melissa Faye Reid

On June 21st and 22nd, Fernwood Square transforms into a swirling cosmos of ­performances, markets, a bike parade, and above all else, community spirit. FernFest is back for its 24th year and, let’s just say, is only ripening with age. This free, two day, all-ages event […]

By |May 29th, 2019|Events, News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Compost Ed Centre Summer Solstice Garden Party

Take a walk to this magical ­Garden Party ­during FernFest

›› Alexis Hogan

Join the Compost Education Centre on June 22nd from 11:00am to 3:00pm for our Summer Solstice Garden Party, a satellite event of FernFest, located in the Teaching Gardens of the Compost Education Centre in the heart of Fernwood!

Chock full of awesomeness, the Summer Solstice […]

By |May 29th, 2019|Events|0 Comments

Dogwood’s Summit: Youth empowerment program

Looking for youth ­entering grade 10, 11, or 12 who want to make a difference in their ­community

›› Arielle Houghton

We are at an extraordinary point in time—youth around the world are raising their voices and standing up for change. From the March for our Lives to Scotland’s ­campaign to lower the voting age to the […]

By |May 29th, 2019|Buzz|0 Comments

Jonnie 5 Brass Band – Friday, 5:00pm, Gazebo Stage

The Jonnie 5 Brass Band brings together some of the finest and funkiest wind players from Victoria’s thriving scene of horn-heavy dance bands, drawing members from local favourite musical acts the New Groovement and Bucan Bucan.  The Jonnie 5 stir up a tasty jambalaya of New Orleans-inspired Jazz, Funk, Rhythm & Blues and Soul that […]

By |May 22nd, 2019|Performers|0 Comments

The Copper Lights – Friday, 5:45pm, Gazebo Stage

The Copper Lights don’t fit neatly in an existing genre, so they invented one. The emerging four-piece out of Victoria, BC, led by vocalist and guitarist Jill Robinson, tells an everyday folk story, dripping in heavy-hitting rhythms, belching blues and carefree buoyancy. Lead guitarist Brennan Smith frames a colourful flurry around Jill’s smokey vocals while […]

By |May 22nd, 2019|Performers|0 Comments