Archive for Jan 2013

Four things to look forward to in Victoria, 2014

Posted on December 31, 2013 by Kara Johancsik

Planning a trip to Victoria in the New Year? See what we’ve got to offer in 2014.
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Abbeymoore Recognized for Ecology Award from Fortis BC

Posted on December 18, 2013 by Ian MacPhee

Gas is Green! Ok it actually burns blue but at Abbeymoore it's the "Green" feature that counts!
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The Gingerbread Showcase, on display this Christmas in Victoria!

Posted on November 22, 2013 by Kara Johancsik

Home, sweet home…literally! The delicious dwellings at Canada’s National Gingerbread Showcase will be on display daily from November 23 – January 5th, 2014.
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A Culinary Christmas on Fort Street

Posted on November 18, 2013 by Kara Johancsik

Combine shopping, eating, and sightseeing on a Culinary Christmas on Fort Street Tour, available weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays from November 19 to December 19, 2013.
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A Wreath-Cycled Exhibition

Posted on November 13, 2013 by Kara Johancsik

Visit the Robert Bateman Centre this Christmas for a radical wreath-cycled exhibit! This unique exhibit asks us to rethink Christmas traditions by upcycling old materials and turning them into beautiful holiday wreaths. The Wreath-Cycled Collection will be on display November 21st, 2013 to January 5th, 2014!
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Great Guests - Perry Montauredes

Posted on November 4, 2013 by Ian MacPhee

In this ongoing series we meet the "Great Guests" of Abbeymoore Manor, Victoria's Favorite B&&B Inn
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On the first day of Christmas, head to the Butchart Gardens!

Posted on November 1, 2013 by Kara Johancsik

The Butchart Gardens' magical Christmas display opens to the public December 1st, 2013!
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Great Guests - A new series starting with Beekeeper Ray

Posted on October 24, 2013 by Ian MacPhee

In this series we meet "Great Guests" of Abbeymoore Bed & Breakfast. What makes a "Great Guest"? Well read on and you'll see ...
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The Art of the Cocktail is back!

Posted on October 14, 2013 by Kara Johancsik

This year’s Art of the Cocktail event promises to be anything but dry. Come by on October 26-28th, and sip, swirl, and shake your way through the world of cocktails!
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Groove Out in Victoria!

Posted on September 16, 2013 by Kara Johancsik

Who doesn’t love music that makes you move? The Garden City Grooves Festival will have you grooving on September 27th and 28th at venues right here in Victoria!
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Victoria’s Third Annual Tweed Ride!

Posted on September 13, 2013 by Kara Johancsik

Dust off your best tweed this September and join the annual Tweed Ride on September 28th, 2013!
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Ryder Hesjedal’s Tour de Victoria, 2013

Posted on September 6, 2013 by Kara Johancsik

Victoria is one of the cycling capitals of Canada, and it’s only fitting that we hold the annual Ryder Hesjedal Tour de Victoria every year. This mass cycling event is fit for everyone from cycle enthusiasts to beginners. Join the event or come to watch this year on September 22nd!
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The Brewery and the Beast returns!

Posted on August 23, 2013 by Kara Johancsik

Victoria may have a reputation for being a vegetarian’s paradise, but don’t be fooled. The Brewery and the Beast Annual Festival of Meat is back to offer you another night of succulent meat, local brews, and live entertainment this year on September 22nd.
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Rifflandia, the 2013 edition!

Posted on August 7, 2013 by Kara Johancsik

Rifflandia’s sixth year running is sure to be one of its finest, with a huge lineup that will bring venues around Victoria alive from September 12-15, 2013.
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Victoria’s floating symphony is back for another Splash this summer!

Posted on July 25, 2013 by Kara Johancsik

The Victoria Symphony Splash is back yet again for another symphonic summer performance! Don’t miss their memorable live performance from the Inner Harbour on August 4th, 2013.
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Tour-riffic Tours Part 5: See the best of the Island with Island Time Tours!

Posted on July 19, 2013 by Kara Johancsik

Island Time Tours will guide you through some of Vancouver Island’s highlights, including the West Coast Trail, downtown Victoria, Butchart Gardens, Salt Spring Island, the Cowichan Valley wine region, and more.
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Our Favourite Free-B Festival is back for 2013!

Posted on July 10, 2013 by Kara Johancsik

The Free-B Movie Festival is back for another summer! Indulge in retro film favourites under the stars in Beacon Hill Park on weekends this August.
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Sniff, swirl, sip and sample at Victoria’s 5th annual Taste Festival!

Posted on July 2, 2013 by Kara Johancsik

From July 25-28, 2013, Victoria’s annual Taste Festival showcases Vancouver Island’s best local food and wine. Don’t miss this chance to stimulate your senses and learn about our local cuisine!
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Victoria's Ska Fest 2013

Posted on June 25, 2013 by Kara Johancsik

Victoria’s Ska Fest will bring reggae, ska, dub, hip-hop, and global beats to venues around the city from July 9th to July 13th this year!
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The Victoria Jazz Festival 2013

Posted on June 14, 2013 by Kara Johancsik

Tap your toes along to this summer’s Victoria Jazz Festival lineup!
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Learn to cook with The London Chef!

Posted on June 6, 2013 by Kara Johancsik

Cooking classes are one way to make your dining experience in Victoria that much more memorable. Take a course with The London Chef, of stop by to visit their café and pantry.
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Explore Victoria by Bus Tour!

Posted on May 29, 2013 by Kara Johancsik

Sit back, relax, and take a bus tour of Victoria this summer.
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Victoria’s new Bateman Centre Opens May 25, 2013!

Posted on May 19, 2013 by Kara Johancsik

The Robert Bateman Centre offers visitors a unique insight into this famous artist’s life and works.
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Summer 2013 at the Butchart Gardens!

Posted on May 10, 2013 by Kara Johancsik

Fireworks, music, dance, and a special appearance by Bruce Cockburn…2013 will be another busy summer for the Butchart Gardens!
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Give Us One More Day and…Explore Chemainus!

Posted on April 19, 2013 by Kara Johancsik

With its famous murals, live indoor and outdoor theatre, fine eateries, and quaint setting, Chemainus is one of our favourite daytrip destinations on Vancouver Island!
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Find a race of Antarctic proportions at the Royal BC Museum!

Posted on April 10, 2013 by Kara Johancsik

Spring is unseasonably chilly at the Royal BC Museum this year. The Race to the End of the Earth tells the story of the quest to reach the South Pole in 1911-1912, and is on display at the Royal BC Museum May 17 – October 14, 2013.
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Abbeymoore How-To Part 3: How to find the best Ceasar in town!

Posted on March 23, 2013 by Kara Johancsik

Victoria’s Caesar scene is hip and happening. If you’re not familiar with the art of hunting for this savory cocktail, allow us to help. Here’s where to go, what to try, and how to find your favourite variety of this classic cocktail!
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Tour-riffic Tours Part 4: Take a Hike!

Posted on March 9, 2013 by Kara Johancsik

We’ve got one-of-a-kind wilderness here on Vancouver Island. Discover it for yourself on guided hiking tour by Rainforest Tours!
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Abbeymoore How-To’s Part 2: How to Navigate Victoria’s Public Transit System!

Posted on February 1, 2013 by Kara Johancsik

Transit systems and bus numbers can be confusing if you’re not a local. We’ll make it easy for you with these five steps.
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Abbeymoore Honored with 2013 TripAdvisor Award

Posted on January 23, 2013 by Ian MacPhee

Abbeymoore Manor Bed & Breakfast Inn has been awarded a 2013 TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Award
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