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We’re nearly at the long weekend, but there’s still events to enjoy today, Thursday September 3rd!

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 3rd:

Crab Boil

The Rooftop Patio is bringing back the crab boil, and you won’t want to miss out! $40 gets you a feast for two with snow crab, chorizo sausage, corn on the cob, red potatoes, and garlic bread with all the fixin’s poured onto your table. Bibs provided; be ready to get your hands a little dirty! No advanced reservations, maximum six to a table.

  • When: 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Where: The Rooftop Patio, 919 Douglas Street

Esquimalt Farmers Market SIXTH Outdoor Season!

The Esquimalt Farmers Market is heading into its last month of the year, so 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

Rockstar Nights: September 3

Bring your smartphone and $10 cover and get ready for some band bingo and rock music! Don’t worry; all will be explained at the event. After the fun and games, stay the rest of the evening for some 80’s to Modern Rock.

  • When: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Where: The Loft Pub, 229 Gorge Road East

Together / As One – Flux Gallery Exhibition

The Flux Gallery presents powerful Indigenous and Pacific stories woven together in an exciting digital media and art exhibit. Watch carvings and tapa cloths take shape and collective stories come alive in this display of cultural objects and films by local and international artists. Featured works include Roy Henry Vickers’ Peace Dancer (Theatre Inconnu, Story Theatre, Puppets for Peace) and Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas’ Flight of the Hummingbird (Pacific Opera/Opera Vancouver).

The exhibition opening on September 3rd and the exhibit will continue until September 18th, Tuesdays – Fridays between 10-5pm.

Please visit in groups of 6 or less! Masks will be provided as well as social distancing instructions.

  • When: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Where: MediaNet, 821 Fort Street

Mark Comerford live in person

Blues guitarist Mark Comerford plays at Ross Bay Neighbourhood Pub with original tunes and some covers of old favourites. Expect to hear some music in the vein of Hubert Sumlin and the Kings.

  • When: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Where: Ross Bay Pub, 1516 Fairfield Road #7