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Halloween is on Saturday, and no it is not cancelled, just COVID-safe! Here are some other COVID-safe, great things to do in Victoria!

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 Tuesday, October 27th:

RBCM@Home: Tod Inlet

Discover the unique social history of a remarkable place. Join filmmaker and author David R. Gray as he discussed his book Deep and Sheltered Waters: The History of Tod Inlet.  From the original inhabitants from the Tsartlip First Nation to the lost community of immigrant workers from China and India, from a company town to the development of parkland, the wealth of history in this rich area reflects much of the history of the entire province.

Elliot Freedman – Solo Jazz Guitar at Hermann’s Jazz Club

An evening of solo guitar (baritone nylon, classical, and electric), with music by Keith Jarrett, Kenny Wheeler, Bill Evans, and others, plus original compositions (“Very, very good avant fusion” Guitar Player magazine).

Visit Fan Tan Alley

Check out all the cool shops in Canada’s narrowest street! Over a dozen locally owned-and-operated stores are open with socially-distant policies in place.

  • When: Varying hours, check individual store listings.
  • Where: Access from Pandora or Fisgard Avenues, between Government and Store Streets

Tuesday Night Jazz at the Church – Online

James Bay United Church and the Victoria Jazz Community continue to be partnered together during the COVID-19 closures to bring you personal interviews with Victoria’s finest musicians. We hear about their influencers and musical passions and gain some insight through the playlists that they select for us through the evening.

Tasting Tuesdays

Aura Waterfront Restaurant hosts a wine tasting featuring some of B.C.’s best local varieties. $20 for a flight of three wines and a bite of food to go along with your tasty beverages.

  • When: 3:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Where: Inn at Laurel Point, 680 Montreal Street