Photo by Helene Cyr

Fire smoke is giving us a bit of a break, so why not check out some events? We have plenty of things to do around Victoria on Friday, September 18th.

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 September 18th:

COVID Creations

The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria presents the COVID Creations Show and Sale, both online and at the Massey Sales Gallery starting September 18. COVID Creations Show and Sale will feature new innovative works created during quarantine by emerging and established local artists from the Art Rental & Sales program. Work is available for purchase online or in-person at the Massey Sales Gallery (appointments recommended).

  • When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Where: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, 1040 Moss Street

Merridale Porch Takeover

Merridale Cidery & Distillery takes over the porch at Yates Street Taphouse to offer four delicious flavours, including Cowichan Dry, Merri Berri, Apple Pie, and Mo’Moro. One night only!
  • When: 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Where: Yates Street Taphouse, 759 Yates Street

The Crawl

If you’re a rock and roll fan, check out The Crawl at The Loft Pub! They are a live rock n roll band with a great mix of fun and energy. You’ll hear cover songs from Aerosmith, AC/DC, Nazareth, Led Zepplin, Billy Idol, Van Halen & more.

  • When: 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Where: The Loft Pub, 229 Gorge Road East

Farm Fresh Fridays

Every Friday from 11am to 6pm, the Market will be filled with locally-grown produce and fruits, as well as fresh-cut local flowers, handcrafted soaps, jewlery and prepared foods. They’re bringing the farmers market to the downtown core of Victoria!

  • When: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Where: Victoria Public Market, 1701 Douglas Street

Oak Bay United Thrift Sale

Check out Oak Bay United Church every Friday for discount deals. Please wear a mask and respect social distancing. Donations are accepted on Wednesdays from 9am-11am, or until donation quarantine area is at capacity.

  • When: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Where: Oak Bay United Church, 1355 Mitchell Street

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