You made it through Monday!

From delicious deals and discounts to salsa dancing and more, make this Tuesday one for the books.

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, Tuesday, August 18th:

Discover Local YYJ

Discover Local YYJ is an economic initiative created and hosted by the Victoria Women’s Professional Group to promote the small businesses in the Greater Victoria Area that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

They have partnered with locally owned and operated small businesses to provide discounts and special offers to the residents of Victoria between August 15th and 30th. Participants purchase a Discover Pass online, then use it to claim promotions and discounts offered by the vendors during the 15 days.

  • When: All day long! Runs from August 15th to August 20th
  • Where: All across Victoria
  • Tickets: Purchase your Discover Pass online

Britpop Tuesday

Brett Smith-Daniels returns for another week of British Pop Music! Hear all your favourite hits from across the pond and tilt back a pint or two.

  • When: 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Where: Bard & Banker, 1022 Government Street

VIP Summer Screenings at Oak Bay Beach Hotel

The Oak Bay Beach Hotel has launched its new VIP Summer Screenings. A combination of Classic films and new releases will be presented in their David Foster Foundation Theatre each Tuesday evening throughout the summer.

Little Miss Sunshine will feature tonight.

Each ticket includes complimentary parking, one glass of sparkling wine, a bottle of water, local charcuterie board and pre-packed theatre snacks such as popcorn and licorice. Tickets are $40 each and physical distancing measures are in place.

  • When: Doors open at 7:40 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m.
  • Where: The Oak Bay Beach Hotel, 1175 Beach Drive

Peter McMaster at The Mint

Join Peter McMaster playing on the stage at The Mint every Tuesday from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

  • When: 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Where: The Mint, 1414 Douglas Street

Cuban Salsa at Fairfield

To register, simply show up at the beginning of classes. Open to all. Join them to learn cool steps in two popular salsa dances. An excellent foundation for all Latin dancing!

  • When: Fairfield Gonzales Community Association, 1330 Fairfield Road
  • Where: 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.

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