Happy Thursday, Victoria.

From groovy jazz performances to comedy shows, here are five things to do in and around Victoria this Thursday, December 8th:

A Charlie Brown Christmas 

Celebrate the magnificent music of Vince Guaraldi and the beloved childhood cartoon of Charles M. Schulz that has warmed hearts for decades!

Featuring Victoria Conservatory of Music faculty Louise Rose, Joey Smith, distinguished alumni guests, and Camosun music students.

  • Where: Alix Goolden Performance Hall, 907 Pandora Avenue
  • When: Thursday, December 8th, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Blake Andison at The Ross Bay Pub

Come on down and enjoy some dinner and drinks and take in a healthy combination of original and cover tunes from this veteran of the Victoria music scene

  • Where: Ross Bay Pub, 1516 Fairfield Road
  • When: Thursday, December 8th, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Fatale Production Presents: A Burlesque Tribute to Tom Waits

Fatale Production presents: Pasties & A G-String. This Burlesque show pays Tribute To Tom Waits electric music.

Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m.

  • Where: Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad Street
  • When: Thursday, December 8th, 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

David Santana’s Tribute to Wes Montgomery

Come experience rising jazz guitarist David Santana and his all-star band as they pay tribute to the most influential jazz guitarist in history, the great Wes Montgomery.

In this third installment dedicated to Jazz guitar masters, be ready to groove to the sophisticated and smooth sounds of Wes’s own compositions, as well as some of his signature arrangements of famous jazz standards.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m.

  • Where: Herman’s Jazz Club, 753 View Street
  • When: Thursday, December 8th, 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Brickyard Comedy Night

The show will be hosted by Paul McKinnon, featuring talents of Ryan Bangma, Paul Oppers, Zane Oak, Marie-Jo Bourque, Evan Mumford and headlining Elyott Ryan.

Seating starts at 7:30 so come grab some pizza and a pint and settle in for some laughs!

There is limited seating for this event so get your tickets early!

Tickets are $15 each or $10 for multiples of 2 – Available for purchase by phone to 250-995-2722 or in person @ Brickyard – 784 Yates Street beside the Odeon Theatre.

  • Where: Brickyard Pizza, 784 Yates Street
  • When: Thursday, December 8th, from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.


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