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Here are 5 things happening in and around Victoria today; Friday May 26


The sun is shining and to top it off, the weekend has arrived.  Here are 5 things to do around town today, May 27, 2017.

Swiftsure International Yacht Race

  • What: Head down to the docks. Harbours Days Market will be open with over 28 vendors. Arts, crafts and more will be available at 12:00 pm. Captain Jack Sparrow will entertain dockside with Scarlett from 12:00pm-4:00 pm.
  • When: Friday, May 26 – The Weekend schedule available online.
  • Where: Victoria Inner Harbour

Beach Food Fridays

Monster Trucks and Freestyle Motocross

  • What: Rock Star, California Kid, Pound Hound, Reverse Racer, Deogee and Identity Theft will battle it out in head to head Monster Truck action! Jet City FMX will be showing odd their high flying freestyle motocross jumps.
  • When: Friday, May 26, grandstands open at 5:30 pm and action begins at 7:00 pm. Shows available on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Where: Western Speedway
  • Tickets: Available online or purchase at the Market on Millstream.

The Breakwater Barge

  • What: Live entertainment from Victoria’s own Cities featuring Adam Kittredge. Local food trucks, craft beer from Phillips, Hoyne, Driftwood, Sea Cider and Wine from Artisan Wine Store Mark Anthony.
  • When: Friday May 26 from 5:00pm – 9:30pm
  • Where: Breakwater Barge at Ogden Point
  • Admission: $2, partial proceeds to benefit local charities.

BBB’s Annual Community Shredding Event

  • What: Shredding by donation to support HeroWork for their future Radical Renovation projects. Access Records will have their mobile shredding truck on site. Accepting up to 5 bags or 5 boxes of confidential paper documents. Money Mart will be on site to cook hot dogs and provide beverages, entertainment and collect donations.
  • When: Friday May 26 from 10:00am – 1:00pm
  • Where: Tillicum Centre Parking Lot (outside Old Navy)

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