Darkness falls across the land, the midnite hour is close at hand…Here are some things do to in Victoria on Friday, October 30th!
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 on Friday, October 30th:
Outdoor Music Fridays extend into October at Jaga Silk! Book in-person or virtual zoom tickets at jagasilk.com. This Friday Sister Speak joins Matt Stern.
Sister Speak’s high energy, moving show features “Alt-Blues-World” and has led to European tours, festivals, headlining concerts at iconic venues and opening slots for Air Supply, The Doobie Brothers and Xavier Rudd among others.
- When: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
- Where: 633 Courtney Street, Nootka Court
We may not be able to see our American friends in person, but thanks to the world of virtual performances we can still see some of theatre! Oak Harbour, Washington-based theatre company Whidbey Playhouse brings Orson Welles’ classic radio play “The War of the Worlds” back to life for an online show! Revisit the frightening radio play experience of the extraterrestrial takeover that panicked the nation!
- When: 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
- Where: Livestream tickets through Broadway on Demand
In this cult classic, sweethearts Brad (Barry Bostwick) and Janet (Susan Sarandon), stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter (Tim Curry), a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker (Meat Loaf) and a creepy butler (Richard O’Brien). Through elaborate dances and rock songs, Frank-N-Furter unveils his latest creation: a muscular man named “Rocky.”
- When: Showtimes at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
- Where: The Vic Theatre, 808 Douglas Street
The Market will be filled with locally-grown produce and fruits, as well as fresh-cut local flowers, handcrafted soaps, jewelry and prepared foods.
- When: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Where: 1701 Douglas Street, Victoria
Take a guided tour of the beautiful and historic Craigdarroch Castle. Tours run 75 minutes in length. Built by coal baron Robert Dunsmuir during the reign of Queen Victoria and now a National Historic Site, Craigdarroch Castle has been meticulously restored, giving visitors a glimpse of privileged life in the 1890s.
- When: 10:20 a.m. to 11:35 a.m., 11:20 a.m. to 12:35 p.m., 2:20 p.m. to 3:35 p.m., 3:20 p.m. to 4:35 p.m.
- Where: Craigdarroch Castle, 1050 Joan Crescent