Cranberry/orange bread pudding. Ginger snap cookie (gluten-free). Flourless chocolate cookie with almonds. Do I have your attention yet? It’s a bit of a secret, but the Dickens Fair includes a great cafe. Join us for afternoon tea (coffee, spiced cider, hot chocolate, too!) and a treat. Grab a bowl of vegetarian chili or your choice […]
Looking for a special, one-of-a-kind gift? Or perhaps something for you own home? There’ll be a fine selection of unique items by local craftspeople at this year’s Dickens Fair: ceramics by Debra Slaco and Avadon Pottery; fine woodworking from The Perfect Piece, and colourful glass created by Melissa Hennekes. Arbutus Arts is offering beautiful serving […]
What’s a party without music? Well, we’re not going to run the risk of finding out! This year’s Dickens Fair includes a full roster of local musicians and entertainers, performing in both vendor rooms from 2-8 pm. Revisit some of your favourites from last summer’s James Bay Market or meet some new faces. The lineup […]
As one of Victoria’s oldest winter fairs, we try to throw a community party with fun for everyone, young and old alike. So if you are wondering about bringing the kids, please do: we’ve got lots of great activities to keep the small fry happy. Kids can get their faces painted, meet The Chicken Lady’s […]
“Eggs?” I hear you tut disapprovingly. “Surely these people are a little ahead of themselves, getting into the Easter thing so early.” Remarks may be made about the unseemly similarity to carols-before-Halloween. But hold on: these are not precocious decorations, these are groceries. You may not think of a winter fair as a place to […]
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