Bachman and Bachman
(Mary Winspear)

Fall showers are here, but we have some great things to do indoors! Here are some events happening on Thursday, September 24th.

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, Thursday September 24th:

Once More With Feeling: An Unlicensed Buffie the Vampyre Slayer Parody

Returning for a second year, with some new COVID-19 guidelines, it’s Once More With Feeling! Based on the musical episode “Once More With Feeling” in season 6, Buffie and the gang are thrown into turmoil when a dancing demon is summoned to Sunnydale, forcing all the residents to sing out their inner-most thoughts and deepest secrets! Can their relationships survive the musical numbers? Check out the show in-person with some (very) limited seating, or via a live stream!

Bachman and Bachman play Mary Winspear

Bachman & Bachman is a brand new, father/son duo made up of Randy Bachman of The Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive (BTO), and his son, Tal (of “She’s So High” fame). They’re currently writing songs for an album of rootsy, Americana-style songs.
  • When: 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Where: Mary Winspear Centre, 2243 Beacon Avenue

Esquimalt Farmers Market SIXTH Outdoor Season!

It’s the final day of the Esquimalt Farmers Market! Don’t miss out. Local growers and producers will be on hand with terrific goods and services made with environmentally sound practices. Please note that the market is pet free!

  • When: 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Bullen Field, 527 Fraser Street

An update on the Huawei affair from a Canadian perspective

The Canadian Asia-Pacific Institute (CAPI) holds a free online discussion on the Huawei affair. Speakers include Phil Calvert, CAPI Senior Fellow and Former Canadian Deputy Head of Mission in the Canadian Embassy in Beijing; and Asad Kiyani, CAPI Associate and UVic professor of Law.

Consent Based Harvest and Wild Rose Medicine

Learn about consent based practices for harvest, and wild rose medicine. All proceeds go towards the Tsartlip pollinator meadow. This webinar will go over consent based practices for harvest, rooted in W̱SÁNEĆ values. The module “Consent Based Harvest” will be shared, and there will be discussion on how we can build our own own relationships with land in ways that do not appropriate culture, and respect local protocols. The second half of the webinar will focus on wild rose as medicine. Participants will learn to identify the 3 different species native to our area, how to harvest, process and prepare teas, and infusions.
This webinar will be taught by Beangka Elliott, former project coordinator of Project Reclaim. There are a limited number of “free” tickets available to Indigenous, Inuit and Metis participants.