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From trivia to a pop-up market, kick off the new week with our five things to do in and around Victoria today.

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, Monday, August 24th:

Monday Trivia – Moon Under Water

Weekly Pub Quiz with Sixty Watt Trivia. Build your teams of 8 or less and test your knowledge of… well… EVERYTHING! This is 4 rounds of Pub quiz for every skill level, from the “blinding halogens” to the ” dimming 60-watt bulbs.”

It’s FREE to play, no charge per person or per team and damn rights we have wicked prizes!

  • When: 7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Where: Moon Under Water Brewpub and Distillery, 350 Bay Street

Christie’s Pub Monday Night Trivia

For rounds of complete random obscure knowledge including movies, music, sports, science, geography and possible things found in a hardware store …who knows!

  • When: 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Where: Christies Carriage House Pub, 1739 Fort Street

Summer Sunset Pop-up Markets at Royal Beach Market

Enjoy a summer night at the Royal Beach Summer Sunset Pop-Up Market. You can find the guidelines for this pop-up by following this link.

  • When: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Where: Royal Bay beach park, Metchosin Road

Community Arts Program

Join the Downtown Community Centre for Art Studio time in the gym. All supplies provided. No experience necessary. Every other Monday, there will be a range of creative workshops that will focus on specific skills. This will include everything from watercolour to poetry and more!

PLEASE NOTE: There is limited capacity due to COVID-19 health and safety restrictions. All participants are required to sign up for sessions either in-person at 775 Pandora, email at dcc@coolaid.org, on the phone (250)-383-0076, or via Facebook.

  • When: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Where: Downtown Community Centre, 755 Pandora Avenue

Monday Night Life Drawing Online: 2 hours

Online life drawing is open to members and non-members alike. The same as our in-person sessions, all skill levels are welcome. In fact, beginners might be more comfortable working in their own space to begin with. If you have any concerns about group gatherings or our in-person sessions are full, this is a great option.

Cost: $10 Members, $15 Non Members

  • When: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Where: Xchanges Gallery and Studios, 2333 Government St Suite 6E