2024 Sooke Events Calendar

Sooke hosts numerous annual festivals and community events throughout the year, creating a rich offering of arts, music, recreation, sports and cultural activites.

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Sooke Texas Holdem Freezeout Tournament

Texas Holdem Freezeout Tournament

BW Tuesdays • 6:30-9:30pm
Sooke Legion
6726 Eustace Road

March 19, Apr 2 and every second Tuesday. Cards in the air at 6:30 pm. Try your poker luck! Limited to the first 30 people. Grill 54 will be open till 8 pm.
$25 Buy-in

Sooke Legion Open Mic

Sooke Legion Open Mic

BW Tuesdays • 7:00-9:30pm
Sooke Legion
6726 Eustace Road

March 26, Apr 9 and every second Tuesday. Open Mic with host Dustin Childs. Signup at 6:45 pm and show off your talents. Come and enjoy the amazing talent or give a performance that will leave them in awe! Grill 54 will be open till 8 pm.
FREE

Sooke Acoustic Song Circle Jam

Acoustic Song Circle Jam

Wednesdays • 7:00-8:30pm
Sooke Legion
6726 Eustace Road

An invite to all musicians to come and share in a weekly acoustic song circle. Acoustic instruments and all ages and genres of music welcome. Yes, there is a piano!
FREE

Sooke Oceanside Brewery Open Mic Nights

S.O.B. Open Mic

Thursdays • 7:00-11:00pm
Sooke Oceanside Brewery
5871 Sooke Road

Sooke Oceanside Brewery hosts Open Mic Night every Thursday night from 7:00pm 'til late.
FREE Admission

Storytime in Sooke

Storytime in Sooke

Fridays • 10:30am
Sooke Library
6671 Waddams Way

Connect with other families and strengthen early literacy skills with songs, rhymes, stories and more. Best suited for ages under 5, but all ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Sooke Karaoke Nights

Friday Karaoke Nights

Fridays • 8:00pm
Sooke Legion
6726 Eustace Road

Starting at 8pm. Grill 54 open with regular menu available until 8pm and late night bites menu available until 10pm.
FREE Admission

Crafts for Kids at Sooke Library

Crafts for Kids

Saturdays • 11:00am
Sooke Library
6671 Waddams Way

Weekly drop-in crafting workshop in the multipurpose room. Registration not required. Suitable for ages 3-12 years, but all ages welcome.
FREE

Knitters at the Sooke Library

Knitters at the Library

Saturdays • 2:00–4:00pm
Sooke Library
6671 Waddams Way

Drop-in weekly with your knitting, crochet or other fibre arts projects and enjoy the company of fellow fibre arts enthusiasts!
FREE

Sooke Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Support Group

Sooke Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Support Group

Second Saturdays • 1:00–3:00pm
Sooke Library
6671 Waddams Way

Local Sooke support group for Fibromyalgia and chronic pain meets in the private room at the Sooke Library every second Saturday.



March 2024

Sufism and Poetry

Sufism & Poetry

Thu, Mar 21, 28 • 1:30-3:00pm
Sooke Library (Multipurpose Room)
6671 Waddams Way

Presented by Sooke Region Lifelong Learning, theoretical physicist Viqar Husain, Ph.D., offers an introduction to Sufism and its manifestation in selected poetry of Attar, Hafez, Khayyam and Rumi.
FREE Pre-Register Required

Surfrider French Beach Cleanup

French Beach Cleanup

Sun, Mar 24 • 11am – 1pm
French Beach

Join Surfrider Foundation and volunteer for a cleanup of French Beach past Sooke, rain or shine. All debris is sorted, recycled and disposed of properly by partner Atlas Junk Removal. There are limited resources, so please bring your own gloves, buckets and bags if you can.

Small Town, Big Art: Success of Sooke Fine Arts

Small Town, Big Art

Thu, Mar 26 • 1:30-3:00pm
Sooke Library (Multipurpose Room)
6671 Waddams Way

Presented by Sooke Region Lifelong Learning, Sooke Fine Arts Society Executive Director Terrie Moore explains how the Sooke Fine Arts Show got to be Vancouver Island's premier arts event. Learn the history behind the show and how it has grown to become the summer event for artists and art lovers.
FREE Pre-Register Required

Sooke Garden Club Meetings

Sooke Garden Club Meeting

Wed, Mar 27 • 7–9pm
Rose of Lima Catholic Church
2191 Townsend Road

Interested in gardening in our growing zone? The Sooke Garden Club welcomes new members and is once again meeting in person on the fourth Wednesday of the month except June-Aug and Dec.

Sooke Seedy Saturday

Seedy Saturday

Sat, Mar 30 • 10am — 3pm
Sooke Community Hall
2037 Sheilds Road

This family-friendly local food growing event showcases seed and plant vendors, seed exchange, wild harvesters, food artisans, educational displays and kids activities.
$5 suggested donation



April 2024

Social Theory and You

Social Theory and You

Thu, Apr 4, 11, 18, 25 • 1:30-3:00pm
Sooke Library (Multipurpose Room)
6671 Waddams Way

Presented by Sooke Region Lifelong Learning, join sociologist professor Hester Vair PhD for these sessions, in which you'll learn something from social theorists that might change our own theories and ideas or make you think about your assumptions.
FREE Pre-Register Required

Big Train - Blues Acoustic

Big Train - Blues Acoustic

Sat, Apr 6 • 8:00-10:00pm
Sooke Legion
6726 Eustace Road

Join us for a great evening of live acoustic blues music featuring the gritty vocals of Lonnie Glass and harmonica whiz kid Daniel Morel. You'll love them!
FREE

Sooke Community Cultural Kitchen

Community Cultural Kitchen: African Cuisine

Wed, Apr 10 • 5:00–8:00pm
Edward Milne Community School
6218 Sooke Road

Gather with community to cook and enjoy a meal from another culture. This month's features the cuisine of Africa. Many recipes use ingredients from the EMCS garden and local producers, connecting meals and discussions back to local food security.
FREE

Facts and Memories: Creative Non-Fiction Workshop

Facts & Memories: Creative Non-Fiction Workshop

Tue, Apr 16, 23 • 1:30-3:00pm
Sooke Library (Multipurpose Room)
6671 Waddams Way

Presented by Sooke Region Lifelong Learning, award-winning poet DK (Doni) Eve teaches this creative non-fiction writing workshop. The first session will cover memoir, travel writing, journalism or writing about history; while the second session will guide participants with structured questions to create a first draft of a story based on memory.
FREE Pre-Register Required

Sookearama

Sookearama

Sat, April 20 • 10:00am — 3:00pm
SEAPARC Leisure Complex
2168 Phillips Road

Sooke Lions Club presents Sookarama, our town's one and only trade show showcasing over 100 booths of local Sooke businesses and organizations (including Sooke.org), plus concession and live entertainment.
FREE Admission

Sooke Country Market

Sooke Country Market

April 20 — October 5, 2024
Saturdays, 10am – 2pm
John Philips Park, Otter Point Road

We make it, bake it or grow it! Seasonal local produce from the gardens of Sooke and locally made products and crafts. New vendors always welcome.

Sooke Folk Music Society Coffee House Open Stage

Coffee House Open Stage

Sat, Apr 20 • 7–10pm
Holy Trinity Anglican Church
1962 Murray Road

Sooke Folk Music Society presents indoor live music on the third Saturday of each month. Doors 6:30pm. Open stage 7:00pm, followed by this month's featured performance by Downtown Train
Tickets $10 • Performers FREE

Sooke Art Gallery: Artist Meet and Greet

Artist Meet & Greet

Sun, Apr 21 • 12:00–4:00pm
Sooke Art Gallery
2043 Church Road

Presented by the Sooke Arts Council, meet and mingle with artists from our region. Enjoy sips and nibbles, art and inspiration!

Sooke Garden Club Meetings

Sooke Garden Club Meeting

Wed, Apr 24 • 7–9pm
Rose of Lima Catholic Church
2191 Townsend Road

Interested in gardening in our growing zone? The Sooke Garden Club welcomes new members and is once again meeting in person on the fourth Wednesday of the month except June-Aug and Dec.

Anastasia

Anastasia

Apr 24, 25, 26 • 7:00–9:00pm
Apr 27 • 2:00–4:00pm
Sooke Community Theatre at EMCS
6218 Sooke Road

Presented by EMCD Theatre Program with Director Crystal Loszchuk and Musical Director Cody Froese.
Tickets $7-17

Amber Academy presents Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

Fri-Sat, Apr 26-27 • 7:00–9:30pm
Location TBA

Amber Academy presents the classic Alice in Wonderland.

Sooke Glassware and Culinary Event

Glassware & Culinary Event

Sat, Apr 27 • 10am – 1pm
Sun, Apr 28 • 12pm – 4pm
Shards Glass Studio
Otter Point Road

Glass artist Susan Isaac and Chef Tom Kral of Nature's Chef collaborate to facilitate the 'Chi Fusion' of two ancient arts, a two-day workshop of glass art creation and fine dining with fire-pit cooking. Experience the creative freedom of fusible glass as you make a unique plate. No previous experience required; just a sense of adventure! All supplies and meal included.
Pre-Register. $280 + GST

Financial Planning Workshop

Financial Planning

Tue, Apr 30 • 1:30-3:00pm
Sooke Library (Multipurpose Room)
6671 Waddams Way

Presented by Sooke Region Lifelong Learning, Christina Brown teaches this financial planning workshop.
FREE Pre-Register Required



May 2024

Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra presents Choral Reverie

Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra: Choral Reverie

Sun, May 5 • 2:30–4:30pm
Sooke Community Hall
2037 Shields Road

Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus with Conductors Yariv Aloni and Nicholas Fairbank present Choral Reverie: the music of Faure & Vaughan Williams.
Tickets $28

Sooke Community Cultural Kitchen

Community Cultural Kitchen: Mexican Cuisine

Wed, May 8 • 5:00–8:00pm
Edward Milne Community School
6218 Sooke Road

Gather with community to cook and enjoy a meal from another culture. This month's features the cuisine of Mexico. Many recipes use ingredients from the EMCS garden and local producers, connecting meals and discussions back to local food security.
FREE

Sooke Harbour Players presents Footloose the Musical: Youth Edition - Sooke.org Events

Footloose the Musical: Youth Edition

Fri, May 10 • 7pm
Sat, May 11 • 2pm, 7pm
Sun, May 12 • 2pm
Sooke Community Theatre at EMCS
6218 Sooke Road

Sooke Harbour Players presents the classic Footloose, celebrating the exhilaration of youth, the wisdom of listening to one another, and the power of forgiveness.
Adult $TBA • Child/Senior $TBA

Sooke Garden Club Annual Plant Sale

Sooke Garden Club
Annual Plant Sale

Sat, May 11 • 10am — 2pm
Evergreen Centre

Outdoors and open to the public. Members are invited to donate plants (well-rooted and labelled), seeds, pots, etc., for sale. Proceeds help fund monthly Sooke Garden Club educational presentations.

Sooke Annual Rubber Duck Race

Rubber Duck Race

May TBA
Sooke River Flats

Watch the rubber ducks go streaming down the Sooke River — what a quacky whacky way to go! Typically hosted annually in May, registration is at 11:30am and the ducks race at noon.

Sooke Art Gallery: Artist Meet and Greet

Artist Meet & Greet

Sun, May 19 • 12:00–4:00pm
Sooke Art Gallery
2043 Church Road

Presented by the Sooke Arts Council, meet and mingle with artists from our region. Enjoy sips and nibbles, art and inspiration!

Sooke Garden Club Meetings

Sooke Garden Club Meeting

Wed, May 22 • 7–9pm
Rose of Lima Catholic Church
2191 Townsend Road

Interested in gardening in our growing zone? The Sooke Garden Club welcomes new members and is once again meeting in person on the fourth Wednesday of the month except June-Aug and Dec.

Sooke Folk Music Society Coffee House Open Stage

Coffee House Open Stage

Sat, May 18 • 7–10pm
Holy Trinity Anglican Church
1962 Murray Road

Sooke Folk Music Society presents indoor live music on the third Saturday of each month. Doors 6:30pm. Open stage 7:00pm, followed by this month's featured performance by Blackthorn.
Tickets $10 • Performers FREE

Sooke Harbour Players presents Twelve Angry Men - Sooke.org Events

Twelve Angry Men

Thu, May 24 • 7:00pm
Sat, May 25 • 7:00pm
Sun, May 26 • 2:00pm Matinee
Sooke Community Theatre at EMCS
6218 Sooke Road

Sooke Harbour Players presents the classical judicial drama Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose. A jury of 12 must deliberate the guilt or innocence, and ultimate fate, of a young man accused of killing his father.
Adult $TBA • Child/Senior $TBA

Sooke Country Market

Sooke Country Market

Saturdays, 10am – 2pm
Apr 20 – Oct 5, 2024
John Philips Park
Otter Point Road

The Saturday Country Market returns April 20. We make it, bake it or grow it! Seasonal local produce from the gardens of Sooke and locally made products and crafts. New vendors always welcome.



June 2024

Sooke Secret Garden Tour

Sooke Secret Garden Tour

Sat-Sun, June 1-2

For over 20 years, the annual Sooke Secret Garden Tour was a major fundraiser for the Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra, delighting gardening and music fans alike. After a 3-year hiatus, the self-guided tour returns in 2024 with a new two-day format, showcasing several local gardens and music by members of the Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra.

Sooke Community Cultural Kitchen

Community Cultural Kitchen: French Cuisine

Tue, June 5 • 5:00–8:00pm
Edward Milne Community School
6218 Sooke Road

Gather with community to cook and enjoy a meal from another culture. This month's features the cuisine of France. Many recipes use ingredients from the EMCS garden and local producers, connecting meals and discussions back to local food security.
FREE

Sooke Night Market

Sooke Night Market

June 6 — Sep 5, 2024
Thursdays, 5–8pm
Sooke Region Museum
2070 Phillips Road

Founded in 2014 and returning in June, Sooke Night Market operates every Thursday evening during summertime at the Sooke Region Museum, 2070 Phillips Road.

Sooke Folk Music Society Coffee House Open Stage

Coffee House Open Stage

Sat, June 15 • 7–10pm
Holy Trinity Anglican Church
1962 Murray Road

Sooke Folk Music Society presents indoor live music on the third Saturday of each month. Doors 6:30pm. Open stage 7:00pm, followed by this month's featured performance by Virgil Brown.
Tickets $10 • Performers FREE

Sooke Art Gallery: Artist Meet and Greet

Artist Meet & Greet

Sun, June 16 • 12:00–4:00pm
Sooke Art Gallery
2043 Church Road

Presented by the Sooke Arts Council, meet and mingle with artists from our region. Enjoy sips and nibbles, art and inspiration!

Sooke Region Museum Open House and Salmon BBQ

Sooke Region Museum Annual Open House & Salmon BBQ

June 2024 • 12–3pm
Sooke Region Museum
2070 Phillips Road

All welcome to enjoy behind-the-scenes museum tours, delicious alder-smoked salmon BBQ and other treats.
FREE Admission
Limited food tickets for purchase



July 2024

Sooke Canada Day

Sooke Canada Day

July 1, 2024

Annual Canada Day celebrations previously held at the Sooke River Campground included live music, games, kids entertainment and fireworks.

Sooke Philharmonic Fling

Sooke Philharmonic Fling

Sun, July 7 • 2:30–4:30pm
Ed MacGregor Park
6700 block West Coast Road

Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra presents this free, magical music-in-the-park event at Ed MacGregor Park. 50/50 Draw. All welcome.
Admission by Donation

Sookapalooza

Sookapalooza

July 2024 • 3pm – Midnight
17 Mile House Pub
5126 Sooke Road

One-day music festival featuring live bands in the backyard of the historic 17 Mile House Pub.
Adults $TBA

Sooke Fine Arts Show

Sooke Fine Arts Show

Sat, July 27 – Mon, Aug 5
SEAPARC Leisure Complex
2168 Phillips Road

Running annually since 1986, SFAS showcases over 380 artworks by established and emerging artists from Vancouver Island and BC's Coastal Islands. Over 9000 visitors attend to view the gallery, watch artist demos and talks, and enjoy local musicians.
Adults $15 • Seniors $10



August 2024

All Sooke Day Family Picnic

All Sooke Day Family Picnic

Sat, Aug 17 • 9am – 7pm
Fred Milne Park
2249 Sooke River Road

Pancake breakfast and all day event showcasing Laughing Loggers Show, live music, beer garden, salmon BBQ, kid zone and local vendors. Presented by Sooke Community Association.
FREE Family Event

Sooke Music Festival

Sooke Music Festival

Fri–Sun, Aug/Sep TBA
John Phillips Memorial Park
2197 Otter Point Road

A family-friendly, live music and arts festival held in the heart of Sooke, featuring performers Pink Mountaintops, Kuba Oms, Roots Roundup, Apex Breaks and Zenon. Admission by food bank donation to Sep 1st pre-event at the Sooke Legion.
Sat/Sun FREE



September 2024

Beach Art at Whiffin Spit in Sooke BC

Beach Art at Whiffin Spit

Sat, Sep 7 • 12–3pm
Whiffin Spit Park
1500-block Whiffen Spit Road

Presented by Sooke Arts Council, join us on Whiffin Spit for our annual event to create artworks from driftwood, stones, seaweed and other natural items found on the beach. Register between 11am and noon to participate.
FREE family fun

Sooke Fall Fair

Sooke Fall Fair

Sat–Sun, Sep 7-8
Sooke Community Hall
2037 Shields Road

Established in 1913 and held in the historic Sooke Community Hall, residents of all ages are welcome to participate and attend. Agricultural components include produce, flowers, baking, beer and wine, as well as arts and crafts and photography.
Admission by Donation

Sooke Apple Festival

Sooke Apple Festival

Sun, Sep 22 • 10am – 3pm
Sunriver Community Garden
2380 Phillips Road, Sooke

8th Annual family-friendly celebration of harvests, local foods and community. All things apple including apple pie auction; heritage apples, pie and candied apples for sale; kids activities and more.
Admission by Donation



October 2024

Sooke Lions Club presents Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest

Sat, Oct TBA • 5:30–10:30pm
Sooke Community Hall
2037 Shields Road

Presented by the Sooke Lions Club. Authentic German dinner and musical entertainment.
Adults $TBA

Halloween Bonfire and Fireworks in Sooke BC

Halloween Bonfire & Fireworks

Thu, Oct 31, 6:30–8:00pm
Camp Barnard • FREE
3202 Young Lake Road

Sponsored by the Otter Point Fire Department. Hot Chocolate and hot dogs for everyone. Halloween goodie bags for the kids. Fireworks at 7:30pm.



November 2024

Sooke Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day

Sat, Nov 11 • 10:30am
Sooke Legion
6726 Eustace Road

Parade begins from Evergreen Mall at 10:30am to the Cenotaph at the Sooke Legion, where the ceremony will commence. Refreshments and concession available after the service.

All Sooke Arts and Crafts Show

All Sooke Arts & Crafts
Christmas Show

Fri, Nov 16 – Sun, Nov 18
Sooke Community Hall
2037 Shields Road

Over 60 vendors and participants including fine arts, crafts, ceramics, jewelry, seasonal baking, local honey and preserves, and community groups displays.
FREE Admission

Sooke Amber Academy Great Big Gala!

Amber Academy Great Big Gala!

Sat, Nov 23 • 5:30–10pm
Saseenos Elementary School (Gym)
6066 Sooke Road

Enjoy a buffet dinner, performances by our theatre and choir students, art battle and live art auction, student photography and visual artworks on display in our art gallery, topped off with a dance party!
Adult $TBA • Child/Senior $TBA

Sooke Celebrates: 2023 Business Excellence Awards

Sooke Celebrates: 2024 Business Excellence Awards

Sat, Nov TBA • 7–10pm
EMCS Community Theatre
6218 Sooke Road

Celebrate the outstanding businesses and individuals that contribute to Sooke's success. Enjoy a classy jazz performance by West Coast Cabaret and hilarious comedy from former Sooke resident Kevin Banner. Beer, wine and hors d'oeuvres.
Tickets TBA



December 2024

Sooke Arts Council Handmade Holiday Market

Handmade Holiday Market

December 2024 Dates TBA
Open Wed – Sun, 11am to 4pm
Sooke Arts Council Gallery
2043 Church Road

Sooke Arts Council artisans offering meaningful and unique holiday gifts. Shop local and buy quality and variety for all the special people in your life.

Breakfast with Santa in Sooke

Pancake Breakfast with Santa

Sat, Dec TBA • 9:00–11:00am
Sooke Legion
6726 Eustace Road

Sooke Lions Club provides a breakfast of pancakes, pork sausages, fresh strawberries, orange slices and whipped cream, served with orange juice, hot chocolate, coffee and tea — and, of course, candy canes!
FREE — Donations for the Sooke Christmas Bureau are welcome.

Sooke Winter Market and Moss Cottage Christmas

Winter Market & Moss Cottage Christmas

Sat, Dec TBA • 11am – 4pm
Sooke Region Museum
2070 Phillips Road

Aunt Tilly will lead tours of Moss Cottage, decorated for the season in 1902 style. The winter market features 100% locally-made artisan products.
FREE Admission

Bad Dog Brewery 6th Anniversary Celebration

Bad Dog Brewery Anniversary Celebration

Sat, Dec 7 • 12:00–7:00pm
Bad Dog Brewery
7861 Tugwell Road

Celebrating their 7th anniversary — 49 in dog years! Enjoy local craft brews on tap and delicious fare from Hot Diggity Dog food truck. Mbria Spirit music 3-6pm. Enter to win prizes with a donation to the Sooke Food Bank. Family friendly event.

Sooke Santa Run

Sooke Santa Run

Sat, Dec 7 • From 5:00pm
All Over Sooke!

Sooke Firefighter's Association presents the 31st Annual Sooke Santa Run! Decorated with Christmas lights and playing festive holiday music, four firetrucks loaded with Santa and helpers drive through neighbourhoods to spread holiday cheer and collect donations for the Sooke Food Bank and Sooke Christmas Bureau for local families in need.

Sooke Christmas Parade

Sooke Christmas Parade

Sun, Dec 8 • 4:00-5:30pm
Sooke Town Centre

Presented by District of Sooke and Sooke Lions Club, the fun begins at Evergreen Centre (6660 Sooke Road) at 4pm with free hot chocolate, hotdogs and cookies. Watch Santa and more parade through the town core from Sooke Elementary to Townsend Road around approx. 5:00-5:30pm.
FREE Family Fun

Sooke Lantern Making Workshop

Lantern Making Workshop

Sat, Dec TBA • 2:00pm
Sooke Region Museum
2070 Phillips Road

Sooke Region Museum presents this workshop in honor of the darkest time of the year. Turn everyday objects into magical vessels of light and bring it to the Winter Solstice Lantern Walk at John Philips Memorial Park on Thu, Dec 21. All ages welcome.
Registration $5

Skate with Santa at SEAPARC in Sooke BC

FREE Skate with Santa

Sun, Dec TBA • 11:30am – 12:45pm
SEAPARC
2168 Phillips Road

Donations of new toys being collected for children at Victoria General Hospital. Limited supply of skates and helmets available.
FREE Admission

Wild Mountain Holiday Market in Sooke BC

Wild Mountain Holiday Market

Sun, Dec TBA • 11:00am – 2:00pm
Wild Mountain
1831 Maple Avenue South

Wild Mountain's annual winter market returns. Shop locally crafted gifts from a specially curated lineup of local makers and enjoy charcuterie, pastries, and hot and cold drinks.

Cherry Lane Equine Christmas Open House in Sooke

Cherry Lane Equine
Christmas Open House

Sun, Dec TBA • 12:00–3:00pm
Cherry Lane Equine
5480 Sooke Road

Come for a pony ride, face painting, pose for a Santa photo with a horse friend, visit the animals and enjoy a hot chocolate. Dress in your best Christmas sweater and enter to win a free riding lesson! Small hot dog concession will be available.
Admission by Donation

Sooke Winter Solstice Lantern Walk

Winter Solstice Lantern Walk

Dec 21 • 6:30pm
John Phillips Memorial Park
2201 Otter Point Road

We hope Friends of Sooke Parks Society will present the second annual Winter Solstice Lantern Walk. Bring a battery-powered lantern and gather at Sooke Municipal Hall for a beautiful, wintery stroll through the park and along Stickleback Trail.
FREE fun for all ages

New Years Eve Party at the Sooke Legion

Sooke Legion New Years Eve Dinner & Dance

Dec 31 • 5:00pm
Royal Canadian Legion
6726 Eustace Road

Celebrate New Year's Eve at the Sooke Royal Canadian Legion with a three-course buffet dinner and dance.
Doors 5pm. Dinner 6pm. Dance 8:30pm



2025

Sooke Polar Bear Swim

Sooke Polar Bear Swim

Wed, Jan 1 • 11:30am
Whiffen Spit Park

Around 200 swimmers brave the cold waters at Whiffin Spit for the Annual Polar Bear Swim presented by the Otter Point Volunteer Firefighters Association. Registration at 11:30am, swim at noon. Hot chocolate served afterwards.

Sooke Hard Times Dance

Hard Times Dance

Sat, Jan 18 • 8:00pm – Midnight
Sooke Community Hall
2037 Shields Road

Presented by Sooke Lions Club, the annual Hard Times Dance returns with live music; a meal of weiners, beans and a bun; and a great way to blow off some post Christmas blues! Casual dress code or hard times costume.
Tickets $10 at Pharmasave, Forbes IDA and West Shack Auto

Robbie Burns Luncheon

Robbie Burns Luncheon

Sun, Jan TBA • 12:00–4:00pm
Sooke Legion
6726 Eustace Road

Doors open at noon with events starting at 12:30pm: Piping in the Haggis, Roast Beef Dinner and traditional Pipe Band entertainment. Door prize and 50/50 draw. Scottish casual or semi-formal dress code.
Tickets $45

Sooke Art Gallery: What the Heart Wants Art Show

What the Heart Wants Art Show

Wed-Sun until Feb 25
Sooke Art Gallery
2043 Church Road

Presented by the Sooke Arts Council at their flagship gallery on Church Road.

Family Day at Sooke Museum

Family Day at Sooke Museum

Sat, Feb TBA • 11am – 3pm
Sooke Region Museum
2070 Phillips Road

FREE tours of the historic Moss Cottage, built in 1869 and the oldest standing pioneer home west of Victoria, and 1910 Triangle Island Lighthouse, now located on the Sooke Region Museum grounds. Tours begin approx. every 20 minutes.
FREE Family Fun

Sooke Philharmonic Tea and Symphony

Sooke Philharmonic Tea & Symphony

Sun, Mar TBA • 2:30–4:30pm
Sooke Community Hall
2037 Shields Road

Tea & Symphony is the Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra's annual English High Tea with live music. Be seated at beautifully appointed tables and served sweet and savoury goodies as well as tea and coffee, while you are regaled with a variety of musical favourites.
Tickets $TBA

Spring Dance with P.A. and The Two Tones Band

Spring Dance

Sat, Apr TBA • 8:00–11:00pm
Sooke Legion
6726 Eustace Road

Dance the night away! Grill 54 will be open till 8 pm with Late Night Bites menu 8-10 pm. Everyone welcome! Cash at the door.
Members $10 • Non-Members $15


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