The serenity of Sidney Pier just before sunrise. Photo by Instagrammer hikevictoria

We hope you’ve all been keeping warm, Victoria!

On today’s agenda we have some French mingling, free state-of-the art VR, saucy Burlesque, and more.

Without further ado here’s 5 things to do in and around Victoria today.

French Social with SFV

Looking to keep your French conversation skills sharp?

Join the Société Francophone de Victoria for a casual and friendly meeting. All skill levels are welcome to the event, French speakers, learners, and Francophiles alike!

  • When: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: La Société Francophone de Victoria, 2-1218 Langley Street

Bleeding Hearts Burlesque

Wet Coast Burlesque says it best:

“Bleeding Hearts Burlesque is an annual theme that showcases performances fueled by raw emotive energy. Come celebrate and witness a tempestuous line-up of performers as they wear their hearts on their sleeves (or lack there-of).”

  • When: 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
  • Where: Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad Street

VR at the Library

Want to try out Virtual Reality for FREE?

The Victoria Film Festival is pulling out all the stops this year and is hosting a free VR event today. Come check out a series of fully immersive programs that have been curated by the festival.

When: 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Where: The Greater Victoria Public Library, 735 Broughton Street

States of Play

Come explore 8 different installations at this Victoria Film Festival multimedia exhibition!

The installations showcase a variety of short films that have been show in previous Victoria Film Festivals, and often feature some type of viewer interaction.

When: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Where: The Atrium, 800 Yates Street

Comedy Night at Darcy’s

Those who are looking for laughs tonight should head down to Darcy’s in Langford!

The night’s lineup includes local comedians, Dan Duvall, Mark Robertson, Chelsea Lou, Shane Priestley, and Steve McMath.

When: 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Where: Darcy’s Pub – West Shore, 737 Goldstream Avenue

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