(Lewis Black / Facebook)

Thursdays are for many things, but boredom isn’t one of them!

Tune into a special jazz reunion event, catch your belly laughs at a comedy show, check out a huge sale downtown, and much more.

Either way, you’ll get to choose between immersive, interactive, or relaxing this week with the following events we’ve picked for you.

Here’s 5 things to do in and around Victoria on Thursday, September 21st:

Elmo Whiggett: Special Reunion Event

Jazz lovers and those looking for a grooving evening, head down to Hermann’s Jazz Club!

Victoria’s most popular jazz ensemble of the late 1970’s, Elmo Whiggett is returning for an evening of bop/funky jazz/ballads and more.

Tickets for this event are $25 and can be purchased online or at the door.

  • Where: 753 View Street
  • When: Thursday, September 21st from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Lewis Black: Off The Rails Tour

In for a laugh?

Comedian Lewis Black has extended his Off the Rails tour and will be taking over the stage at the Royal Theatre this Thursday!

He’s a GRAMMY award winner and is known for his routines and bits that often escalate into angry rants about history, politics, religion, and cultural trends—earning him an alternate name, the King of Rant.

Tickets prices vary depending on position in the theatre and can be purchased here.

  • Where: 805 Broughton Street
  • When: Thursday, September 21st at 7 p.m.

Satan Wants You

This is your last chance to check out the new documentary Satan Wants You, by filmmakers Sean Horlor and Steve J. Adams

This documentary is for the thriller lovers, history buffs, long-time Victoria residents, and curious viewers — a true deep dive into the horrific and terrifying ‘Satanic Panic’ that swept the world in the 1980s and 90s.

This is a deep dive into a huge cultural phenomenon that you won’t want to miss!

Tickets are around $13 and can be purchased here.

  • Where: Vic Theatre, 808 Douglas Street
  • When: Thursday, September 21st at 7:30 p.m.

Cavity Curiosity Shop Anniversary Sale

To celebrate their anniversary, Cavity Curiosity Shop is throwing a MASSIVE 50% off sale!

Between Thursday, September 21st and Sunday, September 24th, you’ll be able to sift through thousands of items in their store like books, DVDs, Electronics, Board Games, and much more.

Head on down and see which items apply for their annual sale and find something new to take home for a crazy-reduced price!

  • Where: 2514 Douglas Street
  • When: Thursday, September 21st to Sunday, September 24th—12 p.m. to 6 p.m. every day for the duration of the sale

Community Cultural Kitchen

It’s a bit of a drive, but it’s only once a month and presents a really great opportunity!

Every month, the EMCS Society Programs organizes a communal meal event where members can come together to cook and enjoy a homemade meal together.

Each meal has a unique theme and often encourages exploration of diverse cuisine from around the world—this month is Fall BBQ themed!

Join them for a cooking session and meet some new people while simultaneously cooking something delicious.

They’ll often incorporate fresh organic produce from the garden at EMCS and local producers!

This event is free but RSVP by calling 250-642-6371 or email emcsprograms@sd62.bc.ca

  • Where: 6218 Sooke Road, Sooke
  • When: Thursday, September 21st from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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