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5 things to do in and around Victoria this Tuesday, October 25th


Tuesdays are the new Fridays! Have some fun why don’t you!

Lots to do this Tuesday. You could attend Jade Elk’s candlelight vigil, march in solidarity for Ukraine or you could opt to get some bluegrass music in your ears, the choice is yours.

Here are 5 things to do in and around Victoria this Tuesday, October 25th:

Candlelight Vigil for Jade Elk

The mother of one of the victims of last week’s double homicide in Saanich has planned a candlelit vigil to honour her daughter.

Jade Elk was identified as one of the victims of the stabbing that took place on Wednesday, October 19th.

Jade was a mother of two, and the daughter of Dakota Sioux Elder, Judy Elk.

The vigil will be held no matter what the weather has in store, so the organizers recommend dressing for the weather and they ask that you bring your own candle.

Judy Elk encourages friends of her daughter’s to share their precious memories and photos online and at the ceremony in Rutledge Park.

  • Where: Rutledge Park in Saanich
  • When: Tuesday, October 25th at 6 p.m.

Bluegrass show with Tammy Fassaert 

Tammy Fassaert lights up the stage and draws in the audience with her powerful energy and humorous candour.

Playing guitar since she was 8-years-old, Tammy adds texture and variety to her lively shows with versatile guitar accompaniment that is either rhythmic and punchy, or melodic and pretty.

  • Where: First Church of Christ Scientist, 1205 Pandora Avenue
  • When: Tuesday, October 25th from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Stand with Ukraine Rally

Have your voices heard and remind everyone the war is not over and every day people die and homes, families and lives are destroyed.

Organizers invite all who care to join them on Tuesday, October 25th and say the war is not over.

Bring your flags and posters and come to the BC Parliament House. Those participating will be on the lawn near the Queen Victoria Statue

  • Where: BC Parliament House, on the lawn near the Queen Victoria Statue
  • When: Tuesday, October 25th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Victoria Harbour Ferry Haunted Harbour Tours

Discover the Dark Past of Victoria’s Inner Harbour with Victoria Harbour Ferry and Ghostly Walks who have paired up to bring you a very Spooktacular one-of-a-kind tour – Haunted Harbour Tours!

The guides from Ghostly Walks have collected tons of tales of ghostly encounters in the Victoria Harbour and weaved them together to bring you this unique tour.

This exclusive tour is running for one week only! Starting October 24th and ending October 31st. Seating is limited and can only be booked online.

  • When: Tuesday, October 25th, hourly from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Where: Victoria’s Inner Harbour

Munro’s Books Presents: Gabor Maté

Join Munro’s Books for an unforgettable evening with one of the world’s most trusted and compassionate authorities on stress, trauma, and mental well-being—GABOR MATÉ.
Tickets to attend in-person have sold out but you can still attend via livestream.
His internationally bestselling books have changed the way we look at addiction and have been integral in shifting the conversations around ADHD, stress, disease, embodied trauma and parenting. Now he’s back with a ground-breaking investigation into the causes of illness, a bracing critique of how our society breeds disease and a pathway to health and healing.
In his revolutionary new book, The Myth of Normal, Maté eloquently dissects how in Western countries that pride themselves on their health care systems, chronic illness and general ill health are on the rise. So what is really “normal” when it comes to health?
Join us on October 25th to find out from the man himself!
Victoria Buzz Staff
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