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Why does the Tuesday after a long weekend always feel the longest?

To squash those Monday-like Tuesday blues, here are five things to do today, Tuesday, August 4th!

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!

The Sult Mine Comedy Night

This week at Sult Pierogi Bar they have a lovely line up of comedians hosted by Emily Woods and a feature set by the hilarious Dan Duvall!

  • When: 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Where: SüLT Pierogi Bar, 609 Yates 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.

The Life 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

Britpop Tuesday

Brett Smith-Daniels will hit the stage at 6 p.m., there will be 2 buck shuck oysters and $7 Guinness on special!

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

Live Music Happy Hour at Pagliacci’s Restaurant

Pagliacci’s will be hosting live bands daily outside on their patio, with no cover and there will be drink specials.

  • When: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Where: 1011 Broad Street

Tea Cup Fairy Gardens

These gardens are fun to create and there are so many themes to explore. In this mini garden making session, you will take an inspiring flower garden wander then collect and use natural materials to give the fairies a tiny tea cup getaway to remember! Adults are welcome to stay or drop off. Children under 7 years must be accompanied by an adult. All materials are provided. Maximum 8.

  • When: 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Where: The Gardens at HCP, 505 Quayle Road