We’re almost through to the weekend (and just 12 days til Christmas!)
Here are 5 things to do around town to tide you over until then:
Get in the holiday spirit this season at Hotel Grand Pacific! Each day during the holiday season, festive cookies and hot chocolate will be available by donation in the Pacific Dining Room and Lounge. In the hotel lobby, enter the raffle for a chance to win WestJet tickets or a two-night stay package at Hotel Grand Pacific. There’s festive fun for the kids in the hotel lobby too. Find colouring sheets for the holiday colouring contest for kids, which runs December 1 to 25.
- When: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
- Where: Hotel Grand Pacific, 463 Belleville St
Victoria-Beacon Hill MLA Carole James invites you to join her and her team at the Community Office for their annual holiday open house. There will be light refreshments, coffee, tea, and seasonal punch to celebrate the end of the year. They will also be accepting personal care and non-perishable food donations for Anawim House.
- When: 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
- Where: 1084 Fort St
A night of shopping local with some of Victoria’s best makers and creators! Turn up for a festive night market in The Space at Heartwood & Co. featuring vendors like Zaleska Jewelry, Glow Jar, Drift and Nest, The Bake House, Heartwood Makeup and more.
- When: 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
- Where: Heartwood & Co., 1402 Broad St
From big diamond rings to silver, china and dining suites and art this event has you covered this season. This premier sale will also be featured with live, internet bidding accessed through Kilshaws.com.
- When: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
- Where: Kilshaw’s Auctioneers, 1007 Langley St
Soul/ R&B artist Allen Stone proves himself deeply devoted to making uncompromisingly soulful music that transcends all pop convention. His vocals and melodic style show the clear influence of classic soul and R&B of the 1960s and ’70s, while his lyrics reveal an idealism and passion that recall the folk-inspired singer/songwriters of the same era.
- When: 7 p.m. – 11:55 p.m.
- Where: Capital Ballroom, 858 Yates St