(Luxton Fair/Doug Clement Photography)

You made it to the weekend!

Here are 5 events happening in and around town today to help you celebrate:

Hometown Heroes: Canadian men and women in uniform

Honour two local, living Second World War veterans who, as young adults, contributed to victory at sea during the Battle of the Atlantic.

This free public event will also be an opportunity to pay tribute to those who fought during D-Day and the Battle of Normandy 75 years ago.

  • When: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Where: Ford Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse, 603 Fort Rodd Hill Rd

Tattoo fundraiser for Cherry Bomb Toys

Bryan Turnbull, a tattoo artist of 18 years and close friend of the owners of Cherry Bomb Toys, invites the public to get inked for just $80 this Friday.

All proceeds will go towards helping Cherry Bomb Toys pay their bills, pay employees, and help support their family, as the building that housed their business is also where they live.

  • When: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Where: Government Street Tattoo, 1710 Government St

2019 Luxton Spring Fair

Come one, come all to the 2019 Luxton Spring Fair, featuring rides, heritage museum, VI Blacksmiths, multiple vendors, and antique farm equipment.

  • When: 12 p.m.
  • Where: Luxton Market, 1040 Marwood Ave

Bath Bomb Making Workshop

This fun, informative and interactive two-hour workshop introduces you to the wonderful world of BATH BOMB MAKING!

Whether you are interested in making bath bombs for fun and gifting, as a new hobby, or help to launch your own micro business at a local market, you’ll find everything you need right here!

  • When: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Where: The Good Planet Company, 764 Fort St

2000’s Dance Party

Throwback to some of your favourite dance hits from the 2000’s: Nelly, Justin Timerlake, Beyonce, Outkast, Britney Spears, Missy Elliot, and Soulja Boy! This event is also a fundraiser for the Victoria Event Centre.

  • When: 10 p.m. – 2 a.m.
  • Where: Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad St