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Happy Monday, Victoria!

It’s the start of the work week and once again we’re back to the 9-5. If that’s the case, don’t worry, we’ve got plenty of fun events in store for you!

From mic nights to live shows, here is a list of 5 things to do in and around Victoria this Monday, November 28th:

Pete’s Variety Show at The Mint

From guitar solos to classical piano, to spoken-word poetry to comedy sets, Pete’s Variety Show has it all and it’s free!

  • When: Monday, November 28th, 8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
  • Where: The Mint, 1414 Douglas Street

5th Street Monday Night Trivia

Gather your ideal team with an assortment of general knowledge and get out here! 5th Street’s trivia night covers everything from Blockbuster films, the Will Smith slap heard around the world, the actual “shot” heard around the world ( that’s sports) and of course rivers in Nigeria and the scientific name for bad breath. We cover it all!!

Prizes are awarded each round to the winning team. Teams can have a minimum of three players and a max of 8!

  • When: Monday, November 28th, 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Where: 5th Street Bar, 1028 Hillside Avenue 

Unplugged Open Mic

Get back to the basics with Unplugged’s acoustic open mic night. Come out with your instrument or borrow an acoustic guitar or keyboard!

  • When: Monday, November 28th, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Where: Gigi’s Cafe, 1002 Hillside Avenue

Wreath Making at the Penny Farthing

As the festive holidays are just around the corner why not spend your evening sharpening your wreath-making skills? 

The Penny will be hosting wreath-making workshops, each participant will receive a welcome glass of bubbly and the chance to create a 12-inch evergreen wreath complete with a bow!

These Workshops include step-by-step beginner-paced instruction and all supplies.

  • When: Monday, November 28th, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Where: Penny Farthing Public House, 2228 Oak Bay Avenue 

Laminate Thin Veil

If you’re into rock and roll as well as funky tunes, you should check out Thin Veil and The This as these bands perform at the Victoria events centre tonight! 

When: Monday, November 28th, doors open at 7 p.m. and the show is at 8 p.m.

Where: Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad Street