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Another Thursday has arrived, Victoria!

There’s plenty of exciting things to do today, including stand up comedy by national treasure Gerry Dee, Shakespeare featuring beer, an indoor farmers market, and more!

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

Gerry Dee: 20 Years of Stand-Up Canadian Comedy Tour

Don’t miss your chance to see Canadian actor and stand-up comedian Gerry Dee while he’s here in Victoria!

Dee wrote and starred in the sitcom, Mr. D, which aired on CBC and placed third on the fifth season of Last Comic Standing.

  • When: Doors open at 7:00 p.m. show starts at 8:00 p.m.
  • Where: The Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street

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Be one of the first people to try JUSU’s newest products for FREE.

Join JUSU staff for an evening of organic snacks, handmade skincare, and first-hand feedback for their newest 100% natural, plant-based and organic pulp-infused products. You have to reserve a spot so register early! Must be 18 years of age or older.

  • When: 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: Victopia, 1824 Store Street – 2nd floor

ShakesBEER III: Director’s Cut 

“Come, gentlemen, I hope we shall drink down all unkindness.” – The Merry Wives of Windsor, Act 1, Scene 1.

Beer! Shakespeare! Actors trying to handle both at once! Join the crew of the Greater Victoria Shakespeare Festival for an evening of hilarious mishaps and merriment.

  • When: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Where: Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad Street

Speak, Easy with Cody Rueger and Torsten Schoeneberg

Head down to the Mint for a night full of smooth-speaking, finger-snapping interdisciplinary arts performances.

The night will showcase the works of local artists and poets. Plus, there’s an open mic portion for brave audience members to try performing themselves, so bring a poem or two!

  • When: 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Where: The Mint, 1414 Douglas Street

Esquimalt Farmers Market Indoor Market

Come check out this large and local indoor farmers market!

The market helps support local growers and producers who use environmentally sound farming practices and helps build connections within the community. And of course, the food is tasty, local, and fresh!

  • When: 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Esquimalt Recreation Centre, 527 Fraser Street

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