More like Fri-YAY, right? Victoria Buzz has all the cool activities and events about town in one convenient place.

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, August 14th:

Rollerskate Night at Uptown

Rollerskate Victoria hosts a free family friendly Rollerskate night on Uptown Boulevard! Rollerskates will be provided but attendees are encouraged to bring their own. Uptown representatives will provide masks to anyone who requests one. Further details on the event can be found in our article here.

  • When: 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Where: Uptown Boulevard

Food Truck Friday with Rogue

Vancouver Island Brewing is hosting a different food truck every Friday on its patio. This Friday they are welcoming Rogue, a purveyor of tasty sandwiches, poutine, fish tacos, and more.

  • When: 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Where: Vancouver Island Brewing, 2330 Government Street

A Very Beautiful Evening w/ Keith Sonic & Friend (Britt Small)

Tickets are $10 a person and are available online. The show will also be available as a livestream at twitch.tv/victoriaeventcentre.

  • When: 5 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
  • Where: Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad Street

Fall Seedling Distribution

The City of Victoria is continuing its program to distribute seedlings to provide food and education about sustainability. Fall/winter vegetables will be available, including green onions, peas, kohlrabi and more. Pre-register through eventbrite or by emailing coordinator@npna.ca to guarantee yourself a plant, or visit Franklin Green in person for a chance to pick some up. Masks are recommended!

  • When: 11am-2pm
  • Where: Franklin Green (behind Wellburn’s Market at 1058 Pandora Avenue)

The Blue Hearts at Hermann’s Jazz Club

The Blue Hearts formed as a duo in 2016 but recently added James Young on stand-up bass, and are playing as The Blue Hearts Trio at Hermann’s Jazz Club. They will WOW you with their authentic brand of Blues, including original compositions and classic favourites.

  • When: 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Where: Hermann’s Jazz Club, 753 View Street