The Gorge Tillicum Community Association is a voluntary organization recognized by Saanich as the representative voice of our community on local issues.

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P.O. Box 44152

Victoria, BC V9A 7K1


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Community Events


Soup’s On!: Thursday, October 31: Come on down to Saanich Neighbourhood Place (Pearkes Rec. Centre) between 11:30 am and 1:00 pm for a bowl of delicious soup and a fresh homemade bun for $5. More info. at

Victoria’s Got Talent - Saturday, November 2, 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm at St. Barnabas Church Hall – 1525 Begbie Street. Proceeds to the Gorge Tillicum Refugee Sponsorship Group. More info at:

42nd Annual Creative Craft Fair: November 8 – 10, at Pearkes Rec. Centre. More info. at

Youth Christmas Craft Market: Saturday, November 9, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at Pearkes Rec. Centre. More info. at 

Saanich Remembrance Day Ceremony: Monday, November 11, 10:45 am – 12:30 pm at the Cenotaph in front of Saanich Municipal Hall at 770 Vernon Avenue. More info. at 

Tillicum Elementary Holiday Market - Saturday, November 16 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at Tillicum Elementary School – 3155 Albina Street 

Emergency Preparedness Begins with You Workshop: Wednesday, November 20, 7:00 – 8:00 pm at Pearkes Rec. Centre. FREE. Register online at 

Cookies and Crafts Open House – Saanich Centennial Branch: Saturday, December 7, 2:00 – 4:00 pm, at Saanich Centennial Branch. To celebrate the holidays and to thank you for supporting your library, each branch will have free festive refreshments for all and crafts for kids! Come in for a treat and a chat! Note: Check for Saanich Centennial Branch info. at 

Deck the Hall: Winter Lights Festival: Saturday, December 7, 5:00 – 8.30 pm, Saanich Municipal Hall. Kick off your holiday season at Saanich Municipal Hall with a festive lights display and a variety of seasonal activities. Children’s Christmas Concerts, photos with Santa, arts and crafts, seasonal entertainment, food and refreshments. FREE. More info. at 

Annual IEOA Truck Light Convoy: Saturday, December 7, 5:45 pm (leaves Ogden Point) – 8.30 pm (arrives at Western Speedway.) Don’t miss out on this display of brightly lit trucks planned by the Island Equipment Owners Association, as they carry your food donations to local food banks. Watch the Convoy roll by McKenzie and Island Highway at ~7.30 pm. More info. at  

Hampton Concert Orchestra 2019 Fall Concert: Sunday, December 8 at 2:30 pm and Monday, December 9 at 7:30 pm at Les Passmore Seniors’ Centre, 286 Hampton Rd. Refreshments will be served at intermission. Admission by donation. More info. at


Lights on the Gorge: Sunday, December 15, 1:00 – 5:00 pm, at the Victoria Canoe and Kayak Club. An informal, local, multicultural celebration of light will be back just before Winter Solstice this year: music, readings and more. To help, volunteer or for more information visit the GTCA website at 


Ice Festival: December 20 – 26 at Pearkes Rec. Centre. Enjoy this festive season with family and friends in a Winter Snow Globe on ice. Pearkes arena will transform into a wonderland of trees, snow and lights. See drop-in schedule at 

January 1, 2020: Happy New Year! Please remember to renew your Gorge Tillicum Community Association membership when it expires ($5.00 for individuals and $25.00 for businesses).

Spring Dream Wedding Show 2020: Sunday, January 19, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Pearkes Rec. Centre. More info. at 

Clothing swap at Saanich Neighbourhood Place:  Sunday, January 19 from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Proceeds to the Gorge Tillicum Refugee Sponsorship Group. More info at:

Victoria Health Show 2020: January 25 – 26 at Pearkes Rec. Centre. More info. at

Victoria Boat and Fishing Show: February 21 – 23, Pearkes Rec Centre. More info. at 

Victoria Home Renovation & Decor Show 2020: February 28 – March 1 at Pearkes Rec. Centre. More info. at 

The Victoria Women’s Expo: March 7 & 8 at Pearkes Rec. Centre. More info. at  

55+ Lifestyle Show: Tuesday, March 10, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm at Pearkes Rec. Centre. More info. at

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