February 5th Things to Do

It’s very easy to be bad at playing acoustic guitar, and very hard to be good. Thankfully, you can head to tomorrow’s masterclass with Raphaël Feuillâtre and expedite the process!

Between that masterclass and the other amazing events happening today, February 5th, there are lots of ways to get over hump day and head to the weekend in style!

Masterclass with Raphaël Feuillâtre

The Victoria Guitar Society is excited to present an open masterclass with young virtuoso Raphaël Feuillâtre, visiting from Paris, at the UVic School of Music’s MacLaurin, Room B120. This class is free to participate in with limited spots, and free to audit.

  • When: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Where: MacLaurin Building, University of Victoria, 3800 Finnerty Road

Kelby MacNayr Soultet featuring Miguelito Valdes

Drummer Kelby MacNayr’s All-Star Quartet is dedicated to celebrating old-school Groove, Soul & jazz. This week, the band features Cuban trumpet great Miguelito Valdes, pianist Tony Genge, bassist Peter Dowse, and drummer Kelby MacNayr!

Featuring music inspired by the soulful and swinging Eddie Harris, Cannonball Adderley, Les McCann and MORE!

  • When: 7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Where: Hermann’s Jazz Club, 753 View Street

The Great Scavenger Hunt

Welcome to the first step of your next grand adventure. The Hunt will take place starting on February 1st and end on February 29th, 2020, and the breakdown of quests, clues, and bonus encounters will be sent out on the morning of February 1st, 2020. The Hunt may only take you a few days or you can spread the journey out over a couple of weeks.

And, of course, there will be a Grand Prize and prizes for second and third place based off points earned and locations found!

  • When: February 1st through to February 29th
  • Where: All around Victoria

Open Mic Night at Darcy’s Westshore

February’s Open Mic Night is just around the corner!. Head to Darcy’s Pub’s Westshore location on the first Wednesday of every month for this eclectic night of live acoustic music by local musicians. This is a singer-songwriter, stripped down, acoustic setting – just the musician and their guitar on the Darcy’s stage, showcasing their talent!

  • When: Sign-up at 6:30 p.m., show from 7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Where: Darcy’s Pub Westshore, 737 Goldstream Avenue

Collage and Zine Making

On February 5th, members of the University of Victoria Sustainability Project are going to be meeting up to create some art to produce a zine! Join them and help to collage! If you want to have any other work featured in the zine; photos, poems, short writing pieces or recipes, they can facilitate that as well!

  • When: 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Where: Room B028, Student Union Building, UVic, 3800 Finnerty Road