(Chiaro:Scuro Broken Rhythms / Fringe Festival)

Happy Thursday, Victoria!

There is a very unique assortment of events being offered to you this Thursday, and we are thrilled to present them to you in a quick list.

If you’re up for a party, there are two separate trivia events happening that are bound to be rowdy!

But, if chill is more suited to your style, you can wander the Sidney Street Market or browse a garage sale with proceeds going towards local youth.

There’s much more to see, so make sure to keep reading for more information!

Enough from us, here’s 5 things to do in and around

Sidney Street Market

This Thursday night market is iconic for a reason — always packed and always a blast, you’ll find a little bit of everything!

Wander around the curated rows of vendors and find some treats for yourself and your pals while you listen to some beautiful live music.

The performance lined up for this week is Mufaro Marimba — a band whose sound is primarily from Zimbabwe and southern Africa!

For the full list of vendors, you can visit their website here.

  • Where: Beacon Avenue between Fifth Street and First Street, Sidney
  • When: Thursday, August 24th from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

BIG Garage Sale

Sprinkle some spontaneous shopping into your schedule and feel great about it!

There’s an incredible garage sale event being organized by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria to raise money for local youth!

Explore their wide variety of goods including home décor, kitchenware, games, electronics and much more.

Who knows, you may even find some much-needed items for back to school shopping!

  • Where: 230 Bay Street
  • When: Thursday, August 24th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Trivia Thursday at Brickyard Pizza

Pizza, pals, and trivia — a perfect Thursday evening in the making!

Come prepared with your thinking cap on for the chance to win some great prizes, including swag, giftcards, and some Brickyard Pizza.

If you’re looking to secure a spot, they do take reservations, so book your table sooner rather than later!

  • Where: 784 Yates Street
  • When: Thursday, August 24th from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Chiaro:Scuro- at the Victoria Fringe

For the lovers of thrillers and dark subject matter, this is for you!

As descrbied, Chiaro:Scuro takes inspiration from the Film Noir genre and Germanic Expressionism — tying together the light and dark of the human condition and the motivations that can lead to murder.

If you wish to view the preview as well as purchase tickets, you can view it on their website here.

Advance tickets are $15!

  • Where: Metro Studio Theatre, 1411 Quadra Street
  • When: Thursday, August 24th at 8:30 p.m.

ThinkTank Trivia at Smiths

It’s big brain hour at Smiths Pub!

Bring your smartest pals and come on up to the cozy attic section of the pub for some fantastic rounds of trivia.

As always, there will be plenty of cool prizes to be won, memories to create, and beer to be had!

They take reservations, so be sure to call if you wish to dibs a table.

  • Where: 777 Courtney Street
  • When: Thursday, August 24th from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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