Kayaking the Gorge. (Ernie Dickey)

Welcome to the mid-way part of the week, Victoria!

From comedy to dads and their cats, there is plenty of things to keep the week going as we head towards the weekend.

Here are 5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Wednesday May 3rd:

Phillips Comedy Night at the Mint

The funniest way to spend a Wednesday is Phillips Comedy Night at The Mint! Each week Morgan Cranny and Drew Farrance bring the most hilarious comedians in the city together for a wonderful evening of food, drink and fun!

  • Where: The Mint Restaurant, 1414B Douglas Street 
  • When: Wednesday, May 3rd, starting at 8 p.m.

Cat Daddies – Exclusive Film Screening

Calling all Cat Daddies… and all cat parents too! Join us for a PURRfect evening at the Victoria Conference Centre to show love for our feline companions and enjoy a heartwarming film about men whose lives have been changed by their love of cats. Humane Canada is proud to present an exclusive screening of Cat Daddies in Victoria.

  • Where: Victoria Conference Centre (Lecture Theatre – Level 1) 720 Douglas Street
  • When: Wednesday, May 3rd, starting at 7:30 p.m.


Manaadjia means ‘to take care of our people for a long time in Anishinaabemowin. Rebecca Hass (Métis, English, German) explores the bridge between her colonial world of opera singing and the traditions of her Métis ancestors in this show in development.

  • Where: Baumann Centre, 925 Balmoral Road
  • When: Wednesday, May 3rd, starting at 7:30 p.m.

McRae’s Wednesday Night Trivia

Mcrae’s Bistro and Sixty Watt Trivia are joining forces to bring you a great Wednesday Night Trivia Event! Gather a team of 8 max and battle other teams in 4 rounds of trivia to see who reigns supreme. Prizes awarded each round to the winning team.

  • Where: McRae’s, 1652 McRae Avenue
  • When: Wednesday, May 3rd, starting at 7:30 p.m.

Live at Lunch: Dinosaurs of BC

Researchers at the Royal BC Museum as well as fascinating community members and guests.
Dinosaurs of BC.

Curator of paleontology, Dr. Victoria Arbour will share some of the exciting stories of discovery behind our new feature exhibition, Dinosaurs of BC. Hear about her fieldwork plans for this upcoming season and what she hopes to find next.

  • Where: McRae’s, 1652 McRae Avenue
  • When: Wednesday, May 3rd, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.