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Summer is quickly coming to a close, make sure to get out and enjoy it while it lasts. Here are 5 things to in and around Victoria today, Friday the 13th.

Vancouver Canucks Training Camp

The Vancouver Canucks training camp will be held at Victoria’s Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre from September 13th to 15th, and following this the Canucks will host the Calgary Flames for a sold-out NHL Pre-Season game on Monday, September 16th.

  • When: Friday, September 13th, 9 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
    • Saturday, September 14th, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    • Sunday, September 15th, 10 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
  • Where: Save-On-Foods-Memorial Centre, 1925 Blanshard Street

Velvet f. Kuba Oms on the Breakwater Barge

The legendary groove band from the Steamers Sunday night sessions is coming to jam on The Barge! Kuba is bringing the Velvet crew down to drop the funk, soul and improv house jams. You can expect a few of the Kuba Oms hits sprinkled into the sets. Be sure to bring your dancing shoes for this one!

  • When: 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Where: The Breakwater Barge, 201 Dallas Road

Luxton Fall Fair

Celebrating 110 years of Fall Fairs in the Western Communities. From rides to Sand drags – there’s ton to do for everyone.

  • When: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. (Also taking place all day Saturday and Sunday)
  • Where: Luxton Fairgrounds

Community BBQ

Enjoy a community BBQ at the Downtown Community Centre. All food and drink will be free to the public thanks to the very generous support of Roberta Pyx Sutherland and Lorne Brownsey.

  • When: 1:30 p m – 3:00pm
  • Where: Downtown Community Centre, 755 Pandora Avenue

Vox in the Stars

VOX IN THE STARS is a unique annual concert experience that brings audience members and musicians together in a magical venue. Experience music, performed under the stars, from within the historic Plaskett Telescope dome. Repertoire includes works by Kathleen Allan, Ashley Bontje, Christine Donkin, Urmas Sisask, and Chris Sivak.

  • When: 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Where: Dominion Astrophysical Observatory, 5071 West Saanich Road