McNeil Bay (Bruce McCalla)

Hello, Victoria! February’s almost over, can you believe it?

We hope you’re feeling smart today because there’s plenty of quizzes and competitions to take part in today!

Without further ado, here are 5 things to do in and around Victoria today.

Benji’s Fernwood Quiz

Get your thinking cap on it’s time for Benji’s weekly Fernwood Quiz! Gather your four smartest friends and compete for gift cards to the Fernwood Inn, a personal photograph, and of course, “general smugness and satisfaction.”

Or if you want to take on the world by yourself, that’s good too! Teams of 1 – 5 are accepted.

  • When: 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Where: The Fernwood Inn, 1302 Gladstone Avenue

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibit

The 2019 Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibit is back for a just a few weeks at the Royal BC Museum, from February 15th to March 24th. This particular display made its way to Victoria all the way from the Natural History Museum in London for the 54th year in a row.

  • When: February 15th to March 24th, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Where: Royal BC Museum, 675 Belleville Street

Music Bingo

Gather your friends and grab yourself a beer tower from the Yates Street Taphouse for Music Bingo!

Listen to the catchiest parts of well-known songs and win awesome prizes!

  • When: 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • Where: The Yates Street Taphouse, 759 Yates Street

Speakeasy – Swing Jazz & Cocktails

Get ready to step back in time to 1928 with a night full of live swing jazz, classic cocktails, and of course, dancing! Don’t know how to swing? That’s alright, there’s beginner lessons during the band’s break.

Bootleggers and cocktail drinkers experienced or new are welcome, but people who know the speakeasy’s secret word will get one drink for free!

  • When: 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
  • Where: Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad Street

The Sticky Quiz

Head on down to Sticky Wicket to test your knowledge of, well, everything!

This competitive quiz hosted by Sixty Watt Trivia is sure to be fun and challenging. Come with groups of 8 or smaller and win yourself some awesome prizes!

When: 7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Where: The Sticky Wicket, 919 Douglas Street