It’s Tuesday and here are 5 things to do in and around Victoria today.
On these Halloween tours, you’ll hear the stories of the ghost of Belle Adams who slit her boyfriend’s throat, a Jack-the Ripper-style murder, the ghost of the star-crossed Chinese lover, the ghost in the Broad Street bordello, a famous doppelgänger, the mysterious ghost in Trounce Alley, hauntings in Helmcken Alley and classic tales from Bastion Square. The tour starts and ends inside haunted buildings.
- Where: Market Square, 560 Johnson St.
- When: Every day from Oct 12 – Oct 31. 6:30, 7:30, and 8:30 and 9:30 pm
The Rocky Horror Show returns to the Metro Theatre this Halloween Season for another high-energy, audience participation, no-holds barred, performance to make you shiver with antici… pation. Newly engaged sweethearts Brad and Janet become stranded with a flat tire during a storm – their only ray of light coming from the mansion of mad scientist Dr. Frank-N-Furter. As their innocence is tested, they meet a houseful of wild characters. Directed by Britt Small, and featuring some of Victoria’s best performance and design talent, this show is a high energy cult-classic that has to be experienced..
- Where: Metro Studio Theatre, 1411 Quadra St.
- When: First show October 17th. Last show October 28th. 11 total – full listings here.
You have 45 minutes to uncover a mystery in our detailed escape room sets, finding clues, solving puzzles, triggering high tech props and unlocking your way into multiple rooms! There are 3 thrilling escape rooms at Horror Escape and they launch a new room every year. Will you escape?
- Where: 523 Broughton Street
- When: Anytime after 3 pm weekdays, and noon on weekends! Book online.
The French Wine Scholar Study and Certification program provides current, accurate and in-depth information on the wines and wine regions of France.
Developed and administrated by the Wine Scholar Guild with the support of the French Ministry of Agriculture, this specialization program is designed for advanced students of wine, whether professionals or serious wine hobbyists.
- Where: Cru Consultancy – 1609 Fort Street
- When: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The “top Canadian ace” of the First World War, Billy Bishop was a decorated war hero, earning the Victoria Cross for gallantry. Bishop came a long way from ill-mannered, cheating Royal Military College student from Owen Sound, to Lieutenant-Colonel of the Canadian Air Force. BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR takes you on his journey – like a trip through Bishop’s memoirs.
- Where: Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre – 2657 Quadra St
- When: 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.