Sunset from Christmas Hill (Robert Fraser)

Yes, it’s Friday and the sun is out and summer vibes are in the air!

From live music to the fair outside Mayfair Shopping Centre, there are plenty of ways to swing into the weekend with family and friends.

Here are 5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Friday, April 28th:

Last Night In Vegas at the Loft

Last Night In Vegas is a professional four piece ROCK/Top 40 cover band with a wide variety of your favourites from Guns ‘n Roses to 54-40 to Lady Gaga and a few originals.

  • Where: The Loft, 229 Gorge Road E
  • When: Friday, April 28th from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

West Coast Amusement at Mayfair Shopping Centre 

Get ready for a weekend of fun fair festivities, Victoria!

Mayfair Shopping Centre announced today that the West Coast Amusement fair will return this month to entertain young thrill seekers and families looking to enjoy classic carnival rides and tasty treats.

  • Where: Mayfair Shopping Centre, 3147 Douglas Street
  • When: 
    • Thursday, April 27th, 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Friday, April 28th, 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Saturday, April 29th, 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Sunday, April 30th, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Brett Smith-Daniels at Elements Casino

British musician Brett Smith-Daniels is a 23-year-old blues-rock guitarist and singer, popular for performing at pop-ups all around town.

  • Where: Elements Casino, 1708 Island Highway
  • When: Friday, April 28th, starts at 7 p.m.

Black Angus 

Black Angus offers a variety of material from foot-stomping folk songs to poignant lyrical poetry. Their variety of ensembles, centred around the duo of Gareth Hurwood and Alex MacCuaig, offer great stage presence and a camaraderie that is instantly communicated to audiences. Black Angus is devoted

  • Where: Irish Times Pub, 1200 Government Street
  • When: Friday, April 28th, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

New Tricks, Christopher House

New Tricks is an intimate work that uses costume, disguise, ritual and 44 years of choreographic research to explore new ways of being in a veteran body. Personal and playful, it is grounded in a desire to embody liveness, the ambiguity of gesture, the poetry of failure and inefficiency, and a queering of both the imagination and the body.

Contains nudity. Adults only.

  • Where: Intrepid Theatre Club, 1609 Blanshard Street #2
  • When: Friday, April 28th, starts at 7:30 p.m.

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