ARTS BRIEFS: Saanich Peninsula August 13-18

A look at some of the events happening around the Saanich Peninsula this week.

• Art show at the Community Arts Council of the Saanich Peninsula Gallery in Tulista Park (9665 Fifth St. in Sidney) featuring paintings by Jacqui Austin and photography by Gabriel Taschereau runs until Aug. 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information visit


• The Peninsula Players present Cirque du Chablis at Muse Winery (11195 Chalet Road) in North Saanich until Aug. 17. Evening performance Saturday, Aug. 16 at 7:30 p.m. Matinee Performance Sunday, Aug. 17 at 3 p.m. For the evening performances Bistro Muse will also be offering a special Harvest Table buffet (reservations required.) Tickets for all performances can be purchased by calling 250-656-2552. For more information visit or


• Butchart Gardens presents Pink Martini Monday, August 18 at 7:30 p.m. Visit for tickets.