OUT AND ABOUT: West Shore winter is in the air

Christmas season is descending upon the West Shore

Goldstream Avenue is once again adorned with festive lights, and there is a definite chill in the air, so make sure you wrap up warm and stay cozy.

Upcoming events include the West Shore Chamber of Commerce’s annual Christmas mixer at Hatley Castle on Dec. 10, from 6 to 9 p.m. This is a most anticipated event with lots of great silent auction items and a charity draw benefitting the Goldstream Food Bank. Tickets are available by contacting the Chamber at 250-478-1130 for more information.

Ahead of the gala, the Chamber hosts its monthly Coffee Talk tomorrow morning (Nov. 27) from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at its offices, 2830 Aldwynd Rd. This is a drop-in event.

Bikram Hot Yoga has moved locations and is now up and running in their new space at 201-2657 Wilfert Rd. in Colwood, behind Galaxy Motors and close to Lee Valley Tools.

Sante Spa is hosting its Jingle and Mingle event next Wednesday, Dec. 3 from 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and can be reserved by calling 250-391-3920. There will be mini spa treatments and a wine and cheese reception.

Lucky Village restaurant is having its grand opening this Sunday, Nov. 30. Restaurateur Vick Sui is a familiar face on the food services scene, offering quality, healthy food and excellent service. Lucky Village is on the former site of Royal Palace restaurant in Nelson Square, 100 Aldersmith Pl. facing Admirals Road.

Baja Rosi’s owner Carolyn Barter is hosting a Passion for Christmas Fashion event at Olympic View Golf Club on Nov. 29. Tickets are available at the Colwood Pentecostal Church or by calling 250-478-7113.

If your business is moving or has some news to tell, contact Christine Scott at cscott@goldstreamgazette.com or Shelley Westwood at swestwood@goldstreamgazette.com.