(Sunset at E&N Railway's Victoria Roundhouse/Photo by Mike Raposo)

Hello, Victoria!

We hope you had a great Easter long weekend! To help ease you back into the week we have art to paint, drinks to sample, kambucha to brew, and more!

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

April Drink & Draw with Opus Arts Supplies

Head down to Phillips Brewing and Malting Co.’s tasting room for a night of craft beers and local art!

Open to every skill level, pick up a coloured pencil and some tips from professionals of Opus Art Supplies.

  • When: 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Where: Phillips Brewing and Malting Co., 2010 Government Street

Fermentation Series at Oaklands

Come learn how to make one of Victoria’s most popular health drinks, Kombucha!

The historic beverage boosts immunity, clears toxins, enriches your digestive system with beneficial bacteria, and more. Don’t forget to register!

  • When: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Where: Oaklands Neighbourhood House, 2629 Victor Street

The Sticky Quiz

This fun and competitive quiz night is on at the Sticky Wicket tonight!

Sixty Watt Trivia is hosting the quiz, which is designed for teams of 8 people or less. The quiz has 4 hard hitting rounds of questions, and is completely free. There’s also prizes for the winning team!

When: 7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where: The Sticky Wicket, 919 Douglas Street

Dinner & A Drag Show: Chaz’s Birthday Edition!

Don’t miss the second ever drag show at downtown’s the Mint!

This is special not only because of its unreal line-up but also because it’s co-host Chaz Avery’s birthday! If you’re interested in going you may want to pick up tickets early, because this event sells out fast.

  • When: Doors open at 7:30 p.m., show begins at 8:30 p.m.
  • Where: The Mint, 1414 Douglas Street

Swing Jazz Tuesdays

Tuesdays can only mean one thing, it’s a swing jazz and speakeasy kind of night! Get ready to step back in time to 1928 and listen to live swing jazz, sip on classic cocktails, and of course, dance!

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

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