Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and love is already in the air in Victoria!

From Valentine’s themed swing dancing, to a hilarious quiz night and more, there’s lots to see and enjoy this Tuesday – and the rain’s even supposed to stay away!

The Salt Spring Island National Art Prize Winners Showcase

The winner of the 2019 SSNAP is Winnipeg-based Luther Konadu, whose approach to portraiture merges the solitary studio practice with intimate snapshots of his community, often challenging the limits of the photographic device by offering numerous picture grounds in a single composition

  • Where: Victoria Arts Council, 1800 Store Street
  • When: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Cost: Admission by donation

Café Scientifique: A chemist’s journey of discovery

Join us to hear Dr. Neil Burford, Professor and Chair of the Department of Chemistry, discuss: A chemist’s journey of discovery towards new compounds and materials. The talk will be a discussion of the applications of chemical synthesis: the how, when, and why of creating new compounds.

  • Where: Hermann’s Jazz Club Inc, 753 View Street
  • When: 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Cost: Free

Ben Price Magic

Magician Ben Price will mess with your head. In his brand new one-person show, Ben Price will read your mind, deceive your senses, and gross you out. Magic, mentalism, and sideshow stunts in a jam-packed hour of theatre like you’ve never seen before!

  • Where: The Mint, 1414B Douglas Street
  • When: 8 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $16

Speakeasy: My Funny Valentine

Reminisce 1928 with a night of live swing jazz, classic cocktails, and swing dancing. They have The Capital City Syncopators to swing the night away with Side Car Trio playing at the band break.

Wear your finest Valentine best (reds! pinks! hearts!) and take a photo in front of the Valentines Day photo backdrop

  • Where: Speakeasy – Swing Jazz & Cocktails, 1415 Broad Street
  • When: 7:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $10

Tuesday Quiz Night with Dan Duvall!

They scored with one of Victoria’s best comedians. Dan Duvall will keep you laughing all night while trying to stump you with his creative trivia. Prizes given away each night for the top 3 teams.

  • Where: Fifth St Bar and Woodfire Grill, 1028 Hillside Avenue
  • When: 9 p.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Cost: Free