Hallowe’en 2015 In Sooke

Happy October, and Happy Hallowe’en! The big night is almost here, and it’s nice that it is on a weekend so we can all enjoy it. I’m not sure the weather is going to cooperate for the little ghouls and ghosts trick-or-treating, but there are still lots of fun family activities going on. Read on…Continue reading “Hallowe’en 2015 In Sooke”

Valentines Day in Sooke – Top 5 Ideas For Romance

It’s Valentines Day – are you stuck for ideas for romancing your sweetheart? Here are 5 top places and activities to ignite the candle of romance in your life. Even if you’ve already got plans, bookmark this page for the next time you’re looking to impress that special somebody.

Sooke Parks in Profile: French Beach Provincial Park

French Beach Provincial Park is a 59 hectare (146 acre) camping and day-use provincial park, about 22 km from the centre of Sooke. It’s a scenic 15-20 minute drive along West Coast Road. Roughly triangular-shaped, the park fronts upon the Strait of Juan de Fuca and its sand-and-pebble beach is about a mile (1.6 km)Continue reading “Sooke Parks in Profile: French Beach Provincial Park”

Butchart Gardens Christmas Lights Display

Last night, my wife and I got out and enjoyed the crisp December evening and headed out to world-famous Butchart Gardens on the Saanich Peninsula. Every year they decorate the gardens in thousands of lights, creating a truly magical Christmas experience. Despite the sub-zero temperatures, it was a gorgeous, starlit evening, and the lights wereContinue reading “Butchart Gardens Christmas Lights Display”

Santa is Adventurous in Sooke: Santa SWIM this Saturday!

I just found out about this via the Kids In Victoria forums, so details are a little sparse. This Saturday, December 20th, 2008 you can swim with Scuba Santa at the SEAPARC recreation complex in Sooke from 1 until 3. There will be games to play and prizes to be won. I had no ideaContinue reading “Santa is Adventurous in Sooke: Santa SWIM this Saturday!”

Sooke Santa Skate Postponed – Now On Dec 21, 2008

Much to my surprise, I arrived at the SEAPARC arena yesterday to set up for the Sooke Santa Skate and no one else from the office was there. Apparently, the arena had trouble getting staff there because of the snow on Saturday night and Santa had difficulty getting there too. So, the skate is nowContinue reading “Sooke Santa Skate Postponed – Now On Dec 21, 2008”

Friday Morning Link Fest – Christmas, Etc. Edition

That’s right, folks, it’s a link fest. I don’t think I’ve ever actually done one, and I’m not sure why. I read lots of stuff online and I really should share more with you. HMCS Rudolph: The 21st annual navy lighting contest gets underway tonight at CFB Esquimalt. Protecteur, Winnipeg and Algonquin will be partContinue reading “Friday Morning Link Fest – Christmas, Etc. Edition”

Things To Do In Sooke: Mead Tasting at Tugwell Creek Honey Farm [Video]

Watch the video below – All about Mead and Tugwell Creek Honey Farm and Meadery Sooke Activities: Tugwell Creek Meadery and Honey Farm from Tim Ayres – REALTOR® on Vimeo. –Tim Ayres – Sooke Real Estate Professional Your comments are welcomed and encouraged! Just use the form or link below this post. You can bookmarkContinue reading “Things To Do In Sooke: Mead Tasting at Tugwell Creek Honey Farm [Video]”