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Let’s make the most of this gorgeous Thursday!

Here are 5 things to do in and around Victoria today:

Get camping and festival ready with Country Grocer

With Sunfest Country Music Festival on the horizon, Lake Cowichan’s Country Grocer is your one stop shop for all of your festival needs along the way… and then some!

Victoria Buzz will even be hanging out at Country Grocer’s Lake Cowichan location today to celebrate their 35th anniversary – so stop by and say hi, maybe win some prizes while you’re grabbing your camping supplies!

  • When: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Where: Country Grocer, 83 Cowichan Lake Rd

Museum Happy Hour: Garden Party

Join the Royal BC Museum for food, music and games at this prohibition-era garden party to celebrate BC Day and the 125th anniversary of the BC Archives.
  • When: 5:15 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Where: Royal BC Museum, 675 Belleville St

Special Tour: Architecture of the Cathedral

What’s a flying buttress? What styles influenced the design of Christ Church Cathedral? Hear about the building of this great cathedral during a special tour.

  • When: 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Where: Christ Church Cathedral, 911 Quadra St

Masterclass: Sake

Join Cascadia Liquor Store at their Quadra Village location with Sake enthusiast Ann Brydle as we taste through and learn about Sake.

What is it? Do I drink it hot or cold? What kind of Sake do I pair with my dinner? They’ll answer these questions and more.

  • When: 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Where: Cascadia Quadra Village, #4-2631 Quadra St

Board Game Cafe Outing

Every Thursday afternoon, the Downtown Community Centre is offering participants the opportunity to visit the Interactivity Board Game Cafe and take part in a group game.

These outings are offered for free by the Downtown Community Centre. Registration is required.

  • When: 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Where: Downtown Community Centre, 755 Pandora Ave

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