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8 things to do around Victoria this weekend: March 4 – 6

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The weekend has arrived and while the weather is calling for mostly rain, it doesn’t mean we can’t have fun, right? Here are 8 things to do around town this weekend.

More events can be found on the Victoria Buzz events calendar.

Victoria Beer Week: Friday and Saturday Night Casks

  • What: Celebrate craft beer creatively at the opening Cask Night. Enjoy a selection of 25 unique cask-conditioned beers from BC breweries. Additional information and ticket purchases here. Tickets will include access, food options, complimentary VBW sampler glass, 8 drink tickets and 1 food ticket.
  • When: Friday March 4 – Saturday March 5 from 7:30-11:00pm
  • Where: Victoria Public Market at the Hudson, 1701 Douglas Street

Victoria Beer Week: New Brew Cruise

  • What: A 6 hour tour visiting the three newest breweries on Southern Vancouver Island – Axe & Barrel Brewing in Langford, Red Arrow Brewing in Duncan and White Sails Brewing in Nanaimo. Samples at each brewery and snacks provided. $75 – ticket information here. 2 pieces of ID required.
  • When: Sunday March 6, cruise departs at 11:00am
  • Where: pick up at Garrick’s Head Pub, 1140 Government Street

Click here for a complete listing of the Victoria Beer Week Festivities taking place from Friday March 4 – Monday March 14. Drink responsibly. 

Victoria Flower Count 2016

  • What: It’s that time to count the flowers! Each municipality across Greater Victoria is encouraged to take up the challenge to be the “Bloomingest Community”. More details here.
  • When: Friday March 4 until Wednesday March 9
  • Where: across Victoria

Hockey for Hospitals ~ Victoria Royals vs Vancouver Giants 

  • What: Enjoy a night with family, friends and the KISS crew to cheer on our local WHL team. Tonight’s game will include a 50/50 draw. All proceeds from the chick-a-puck will benefit the Victoria Hospital Foundation. Purchase tickets here, use the promo code “STRETCHERS” and the Victoria Royals will donate $2 toward funding for three stretchers.
  • When: Saturday March 5, puck drops at 7:05pm
  • Where: Save On Foods Memorial Centre, 1925 Blanshard Street

Victoria Symphony for Kids: Superheroes to the Rescue

  • What: Come dressed as your favourite superhero for this fun concert, that will include music from Superman, Chariots of Fire and more. Watch Mr. Invisible teach the Mighty Maestro what it really takes to be super. Tickets available here.
  • When: Sunday March 6, showtime at 2:30pm
  • Where: Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street

Heroes Hockey Challenge

  • What: The CF Warriors team is made up of all stars from the National Canadian Armed Forces. All proceeds will support the PPCLI Foundation for programs that help serving and former service members and their families including a 50/50 draw for CFB Esquimalt Military Family Resources Centre. Tickets available here or at the Naden Athletic Centre, CFB Esquimalt.
  • When: Sunday March 6, doors open 4:30pm and game starts 5:30pm
  • Where: The Q Centre, 1767 Old Island Highway

Canada Cup XC Race

  • What: The Canada Cup series is designed to provide competitive opportunities to the next generation of cyclist, transitioning from provincial race series to international competitions. Road to Rio Fundraising Gala to follow event. More information here.
  • When: Saturday March 5 from 8:30am-5:00pm
  • Where: Bear Mountain Gold Club & Academy, 1999 Country Club Way

Appetite for Art Sooke

  • What: Art Show and Sale Community Fundraiser. Art-inspired Food Paintings by local restaurants featuring artwork from Sooke Region Artists. Cash bar and hors d’oeuvres. Show and sale from 7:00-9:00pm. $20 entry – tickets available at West Coast Grill, The Stick and Little Vienna.
  • When: Saturday March 5
  • Where: Prestige Oceanfront Hotel, 6929 W Coast Road, Sooke

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