Tropical Sunset from the Government House (Photo by Mary-lee Sampson)

There may be a windstorm in the forecast but don’t let that stop you from enjoying your Tuesday. Here are 5 things to do in and around Victoria today.

Victoria Royals vs Portland Winterhawks

The good old hockey game is in support of Power To Be. Get your tickets for this family-friendly game to cheer on the home team as they play against the Portland Winterhawks.

Be sure to purchase Chuck a Puck tickets because proceeds will be donated to support inclusive adventures in nature with Power To Be!

Use the promo code POWERTOBE to purchase your ticket online.

  • When: Doors open at 6 p.m. Puck drops at 7:05 p.m.
  • Where: Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, 1925 Blanshard Street

Naden Band Christmas

Get into the holiday spirit with the Naden Band and Salvation Army for their Christmas Spectacular Concert Series. Special guests include Master of Ceremonies Bruce Williams, celebrated international soloists the Pierre Schryer Duo and performers from the Canadian College of Performing Arts. Tickets are $10 with an unwrapped toy.

  • When: 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street

Music Bingo

What: B: Bring a friend or just come by yourself!
I: Imagine the fun you can have kicking butt at music bingo!
N: New and exciting prizes to be won every week!
G: Get yourself to Yates Street Taphouse by 8pm on Tuesday!
O: Order your fave food or bevy and make a fun night of it!
Where: Yates Street Taphouse Bar & Grill
759 Yates St
When: 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Cost: Free!

Festival of Trees at the Bay Centre

The 27th Annual Festival of Trees at the Bay Centre has begun! See the Bay Centre transformed into a glowing forest of hand-decorated trees. Share in the spirit by voting for your favourite (like ours 😉), with all proceeds supporting the most urgent health care needs of kids in BC.

Trees will be on display at the Bay Centre starting November 15, 2018, through January 7, 2019.

Gingerbread House Scavenger Hunt

The elves have been busy in Sidney this Christmas! 50 different gingerbread houses are hidden in the shops throughout town! Find 12 and enter to win 1 of 3 great prizes. Entrance forms can be found in the December Events Calendar which can be picked up at the Sidney Info Centre at 2281 Beacon Avenue (also located in various businesses across Sidney).

  • When: Dec 5 at 8 a.m. to Dec 6 at 7 a.m.
  • Where: Sidney BIA, 2281 Beacon Avenue