Ho! Ho! Ho! Welcome to our Christmas at the Edelweiss Club, 108 Niagara Street in Victoria. Saturday, November 30th - Christmas Craft Fair Lots of Christmas crafts to add flair to your collection of Christmas decorations for your home. Make sure you're there! Starts at 11 am. Edelweiss Club, 108 Niagara Street. Sunday, December 8th - Edelweiss Club and Victoria Accordion Club Christmas celebration Good music, good food, dancers, entertainment, and possibly even an appearance by Santa himself! Not to be missed. Join us! Time: 11 am. Place: 108 Niagara Street, Victoria.
What fun! Oktoberfest 2014 is scheduled for Saturday, October 4th. We're already getting calls about details. So, make sure your calendar is marked! Reservations will be needed. Keep watching this website for details coming soon. ================================== Oktoberfest 2013 - October 19, 2013 at the Victoria Edelweiss Club, sponsored by the Victoria Accordion Club and the Victoria Edelweiss Club. Our Oktoberfest 2013 was a roaring success! Over 125 people enjoyed the usual fabulous authentic German meal including bratwurst, schnitzel, sauerkraut, potatoes, and various salads, plus delicious apple strudel for dessert. And, of course, the famous "beverages" that are so well-known and part of a successful Oktoberfest. Too good! After dinner, the Victoria Accordion Band played some lively German-style tunes including the ever-popular and highly-demanded
Oktoberfest - October 19, 2013 See latest post -- Oktoberfest 2013 is done! A great time! Scenes from past Oktoberfests by the Victoria Accordion Club:
Coupe Mondiale completed and a huge success The Victoria Accordion Club (VAC) participated in Coupe Mondiale, a major international accordion festival often referred to as the "olympics" of accordion festivals around the world. This world festival is held each year in a major city around the world, and in 2013 was held right here in Victoria, British Columbia, during August 17 - 25th. For more details and results of the competition, visit the festival's website http://www.coupemondiale.org/2013/ca_coupe_main.htm. The VAC band competed in the "orchestra" section of the festival on Saturday August 17th. While the band did not win any prizes, it played well and garnered well-deserved accolades for its performance. The category had a number of extremely talented orchestras from Canada and other
The band participated in a special event on May 19, 2013 in Victoria to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Swiss consulate in Western Canada. Dignitaries from the consulate in Vancouver, as well as special guests attended. Parade - May 20, 2013 Members of the band also played on the Swiss float in the Victoria May Day parade on May 20th.
Senior's Expo - Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 9:40 am - at Pearkes Recreation Center, Tillicum Road, Victoria. Hundreds of seniors attended the Expo which featured services available to seniors in the community. The event also featured musicians, dancers, singers, choirs and other performers. The VAC band performed some lively songs to the delight of the attendees.