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From comedy to improving your photography skills, make your Wednesday a good hump day with our list of things to do in and around Victoria.

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, Wednesday, July 22nd:

Comedy Night at the Mint

Comedy Night at the Mint is back! Each week they bring you the most hilarious comedians in the city.

  • When: 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Where: The Mint Restaurant, 1414 Douglas Street

The Photographer’s Eye: Expand Your Creative Awareness

An outdoor fun-filled photo walkabout.

Whether on a weekend city break or on summer vacation, more of us are aware of the hope of taking striking photos that capture the essence of our time away and often these are more than just photos for our friends and family to enjoy.

This is where this particular host instructor comes into play. A National Geographic photographer who has seen it all, including being one of the pioneering digital stock photography leaders over the last 25 years.

So whether you’re a keen amateur photographer for business or pleasure or a budding professional with a specific assignment, this event has all the current information you need to help you successfully capture the many photographic opportunities that await.

  • When: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Where: Inner Harbour, 814 Wharf Street

Tom Vickery Trio f. Patrick Boyle

Tom Vickery Trio is back in action! Tom Vickery, Rob Johnson and Patrick Boyle are an incredible trio that has so much fun! Straight ahead jazz, and a Victoria classic. Tom Vickery is one of the performers that have performed at Hermann’s since it’s inception.

  • When: 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Where: 1-2827 Belmont Avenue

Oaklands Sunset Market

Oaklands Sunset Market has reopened with a modified format. There will have a selection of local farm and food vendors, including food trucks.

  • When: 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Where: 1-2827 Belmont Avenue

Boots & Bourbon Wednesdays

Dust off the old cowboy boots and pour yourself a shot of whiskey. It’s Boots & Bourbon Wednesdays at The Bard. Live music with Union Cartel.

  • When: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Where: Bard & Banker, 1022 Government Street