From Red Green to exploring the Great Jaguar Rises exhibition, make sure to enjoy the last day of September. Here are 5 things to do in and around Victoria today.
A rare artifact crucial to determining hitherto unknown facts about the ancient Mayan civilization has just made its way to Victoria.
- When: May 17 – December 31, 2019
- Where: Royal BC Museum, 675 Belleville Street
- Admission: Click here to purchase tickets to the exhibit
The Victoria Reconciliation Dialogues: a six-part series of conversations that will enable the community to explore together what Reconciliation could look like on Lekwungen territory.
Dialogue #1: Lekwungen Knowledge and the Land
The first conversation will introduce Reconciliation by drawing on the guidance of Lekwungen Elders and members about the land on which we live. Guided by Florence Dick of the Songhees Nation and Victoria City Councillor Marianne Alto.
- When: 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (approx.) Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.
- Where: Victoria City Hall, 1 Centennial Square
Free event. Join Greater Victoria Public librarians and special guests in the Belfry lobby for an evening of great book, music, audiobook and film recommendations. Bring your library card to sign out material on the spot. Belfry concession / bar will be open for the event.
- When: 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
- Where: Belfry Theatre, 1291 Gladstone Avenue
The name says it all. Potentially Red’s last tour as he heads out on the road to hold Lodge Meetings all over North America. Might be your last opportunity to catch Red live (or as live as he gets) before he takes a long look at his birth certificate and decides not to keep pushing his luck.
This latest one man show features some brand new handyman projects, advice to married guys and teenage boys, tips on getting old, an apology to the world on behalf of all baby boomers, special contributions from Harold and a couple of other cast members, talking animals, and a final wish from Red to all of his loyal fans.
- When: 7 p.m.
- Where: McPherson Playhouse
For an authentic Irish pub experience with live Celtic music from Victoria-based Celtic trad folk band Knacker’s Yard
From upbeat mariner, drinking and rebel songs to lively foot-stomping jigs and reels from Ireland, England and Scotland, fans of The Dubliners, The Pogues and East Coast folk music will be sure to enjoy this special evening of storytelling and song.
- When: 9 p.m. – midnight
- Where: Irish Times Pub, 1200 Government Street