You made it half way through the week! There’s just so much happening today!

Here are 5 things to do in and around Victoria today!

Royal Tea Party Afternoon Tea

What: This May, everyone has even more to celebrate as this May marks the Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. They’ve put our creative hats on to deliver a fun, delicious Afternoon Tea menu boasting the best of British cuisine and tradition – with a modern twist, of course!
Where: Venus Sophia Tea Room & Vegetarian Eatery
540 Fisgard Street
When: 11 am – 5 pm

Phillips Comedy Night at the Mint

What: The funniest night of the week is this Wednesday at The Mint! Each week Morgan Cranny and Drew Farrance bring the most hilarious comedians in the city together for a wonderful evening of fun at the best venue for stand up comedy in Victoria.
Where: The Mint
1414 Douglas St
When: 7 pm – 9:30 pm
Cost: $10 at the door or $7 online

Botanical Ink Making

What: Come learn how to make botanical drawing inks from plants that were wildcrafted, homegrown, and some exotic pigments.
You will learn the basics of ink making- and come away with a set of 10- 1/2 oz amber glass bottles of ink, as well as the recipe to make more at home!
Caitlin Ffrench is a textile artist working in the unceded Coast Salish Territories of East Vancouver
Where: Hold
422 Craigflower Rd
When: 6 PM – 8:30 PM
Cost: Get your tickets here!

Local Songwriters’ Meet-Up

What: Local songwriters gather to share new songs and ideas and develop their craft together. Acoustic instruments (or a keyboard with a low-volume amp) are welcome. Bring a few copies of songs you are working on, and we will listen and workshop them in small groups.
Where: Greater Victoria Public Library
735 Broughton Street
When: 5 pm – 8:30 pm
Cost: Free!

Free Cooking Demonstrations

What: Each week The Victoria Public Market offers free Cooking Demonstrations brought to you by Mike Haddow from GoodLife Fitness. Cooking demos begin at noon in the Community Kitchen, and are open for everyone to attend!
Today you’ll learn how to make Curried Squash with Brown Rice
Where: Victoria Public Market
6 – 1701 Douglas St
When: 12 pm – 1 pm
Cost: Free!

For more things to do, check out our events page!