Just another beautiful night at Ogden Point Pier. (@crislmf via Instagram)

The Fall air is beginning to sneak in. Start your week off with a good with our list of things to do around Victoria today, September 9.

From comedy to beer, there so much to get things going.

Roller Dance 1 Fall 2019

Learn how to Roller Dance! This class will get you started on roller dance basics. Students will also learn a choreographed routine to be performed at the Roller Skate Victoria Dance Academy Christmas Show. (performance optional for those with stage fright!)

Students should have completed our Learn to Roller Skate class or already be confident on roller skates. Rental skates available if need be. Cost is $204.75 for a set of classes.

  • When: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Where: Centennial United Church, 649 Gorge Rd East

Royal BC Museum Maya: The Great Jaguar Rises exhibition

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

Drag, Queers & Beers 2

The next Drag, Queers & Beers night is going down tonight! Get out and get G-L-A-M-O-R-OUS at this queer extravaganza, celebrating local drag and local brews. They are turning the Tasting Room into a runway with performances from three of the city’s hottest drag artists. Hosted by the dynamic duo of Victoria’s bearded wonder, Woofie Goldberg, and the zest, the spunk, the spicy funk that is Vivian Vanderpuss, and featuring the styling of 2 Spirit Metis drag king Eddi Licious, this event will have plenty of glam lewks, big hair, and shablams. This is a free and all ages event but we are subject to capacity.

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

The Sult Mine Open-Mic

See Victoria’s comics work on their newest, weirdest jokes at this fun open mic comedy. This week, they have the extremely eccentric and never predictable Kieth Sonic hosting and the Banana King of Victoria and producer of the Ha-Ha Happy Hour at Dylan’s sports bar and grill featuring!

  • When: 7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Where: SüLT Pierogi Bar, 609 Yates Street

SafeTalk – suicide prevention workshop

Help people at risk of suicide. Take safeTALK, a 1/2 day suicide prevention training event that is subsidized by funds raised during the Canadian Mental Health Association’s 2019 Ride Don’t Hide event in Victoria, BC.

Take safeTALK and learn to:

  • Identify people who have thoughts of suicide
  • Ask them directly about the possibility of suicide
  • Connect them to life-saving community resources

This is a FREE event that will coincide with World Suicide Awareness Week. Refreshments are provided. The event will take place in the Library Meeting Room. Limited number of tickets available.

  • When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Where: Greater Victoria Public Library, 1759 Island Hwy