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Happy Friday, folks! From live music, trivia and art, here are 5 things to do to cap the end of the week as we head into the weekend.

As you head out to activities and events, please follow the restrictions and guidelines that these businesses require to keep their employees and patrons safe during the pandemic.

As always, wash your hands, wear masks, practice physical distancing, and stay home if you feel sick or show symptoms!

Without further ado, here are five things to do today, Friday, July 24th:

Rockstar Nights with SuperSauce

SuperSauce will be taking the stage this Friday at The Loft to preview their new “Rockstar Nights” concept (Live Music. Band Bingo. Scary’aoke. All will be explained – and be sure to bring your smartphone!). Once the shenanigans are over, stay the rest of the evening for SuperSauce’s signature 80’s to Modern Rock Party.

  • When: 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Where: The Loft Pub, 229 Gorge Road East

Daniel Cook & The Radiators 

Hybrid show, in-person seats available by reservation and live streaming. Daniel Cook & The Radiators are an original West Coast roots group from Victoria. With Robert Cromwell’s solid grooves, Ryan Rock’s funk-driven bass, Norm MacPherson’s magical lead guitar, the multi-instrument juggling of Sam Torrance, and Daniel Cook’s well-crafted songwriting, these contagious melodies and timeless stories are blended with vocal harmonies into a tasty mix of indie-folk, funk and country.

  • When: 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Where: Live Video by Hermann’s Jazz Club

Drop-in: Art and Wellness 

If you want to learn simple ways to use creative expression to improve your physical and mental health or if you already paint to maintain your health, this is the class for you!

  • When: 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Where: Cook Street Village Activity Centre, 380 Cook Street

Drink & Think Trivia!

A fast paced, action packed trivia game with visuals, audio and great prizes. The game is hosted and live, and the food and drink specials are fantastic and you’re guaranteed to have some laughs!

  • When: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Where: Boondock’s Bar and Grill, 9819 5th Street

Farm Fresh Fridays

Every Friday from 11am to 6pm, the Market will be filled with locally-grown produce and fruits, as well as fresh-cut local flowers, handcrafted soaps, jewlery and prepared foods. They’re bringing the farmers market to the downtown core of Victoria!

  • When: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Where: Victoria Public Market, 1701 Douglas Street