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 […]
Books. That’s what we’re talking about today. Adventures under the covers and between the sheets. Here at the James Bay Market Society, we’re big fans of the locally grown and locally crafted. And this year at the Dickens Fair, we’re also offering the locally written! Buy directly from the author and get your new book […]
OK folks, it’s the darkest and rainiest time of the year. Which means we need bling. Lots of bling. A visit to the Dickens Fair can help you fill that deep-seated psychological need (I’m sure it is. Really.) for the shiny, the opulent, the over-the-top decorative. This year JK Artistry is offering hand-painted and often […]
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