Annual Mother's Day Paint-In and Craft Fair


Celebrate Mother’s Day at Royal Roads University’s 22nd Annual free outdoor festival featuring local artisans and vendors displaying a variety of exciting items including original paintings, jewelry, quilts, furniture and more. The Italian Garden will be alive with Plein Air Painters showcasing how their art comes to life.

Main Stage Performers

10 a.m. - Chris Millington & Band (Jazz)

11:15 a.m. - Royal Bay School R&B Band

12:30 p.m. - Karel Roessingh / Joey Smith (Jazz Piano / String Bass)

2 p.m. - PJ Music (Classical Piano)

3 p.m. - West Shore Community Concert Band

Hatley Castle

Explore the 1st floor of Hatley Castle, talk to our RRU Archivist, visit the museum and enjoy these special interpretive presentations:

11 a.m. - The Dunsmuir Daughters and Other Archival Discoveries

1 p.m. - The Life and Music of Elinor Dunsmuir

KID ’s Zone

Challenge your children’s creativity with fun activities and crafts hosted by our community partners.

12:30 p.m. - Four Seasons Musical Theatre group

1:30 p.m. - Four Seasons Musical Theatre group

2:30 p.m. - Tickles the Clown


Family-friendly menu.