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5 things to do in and around Victoria this Wednesday, September 13th

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Ready for that mid-week break?

This Wednesday, we’ve selected a variety of different events to meet all of your needs and expectations—but specifically geared towards the lightheartedness required for a recharge.

Lift your spirits with comedy night, celebrate local author book releases, enjoy some great music, and more!

Here’s 5 things to do in and around Victoria on Wednesday, September 13th:

Fernwood Comedy Night

Back for another night of belly-busting laughs, the Fernwood Inn invites you to their Comedy Night!

This month’s headliner is set to be Mikey Dubs and will be accompanied by many other talented comedians before taking the stage!

Tickets are $15 and can be purchased here. Make sure to grab your table sooner rather than later as they sell out quickly!

  • Where: 1302 Gladstone Avenue
  • When: Wednesday, September 13th at 8 p.m. (doors open at 7:30 p.m.)

Drink & Draw at The Drake

If you’re looking for a space to let your creative mind flow just as steadily as the beer taps, then head over to The Drake!

Bring your pals, a sketchbook, your favourite pencils, and prepare for a night of relaxing fun and a lively atmosphere.

The perfect low-pressure night out!

  • Where: 517 Pandora Avenue
  • When: Wednesday, September 13th at 7 p.m.

Lorna Crozier & M.A.C Farrant

Join the Munro’s Books crew and other guests for an evening with local authors, Lorna Crozier and M.A.C Farrant.

They’re both celebrating the releases of their new books.

Lorna Crozier’s collection of poetry, After That, brings forward the sorrow and grace surrounding the loss of her husband, writer Patrick Lane, with whom she shared forty years with.

M.A.C Farrant’s book, Jigsaw, comprises of ninety-three literary puzzle pieces that mimic the actual practice of assembling a jigsaw puzzle. It’s described as whimsical, insightful, meditative, funny, and factual.

This event is free to attend and there will be opportunities for a book signing!

  • Where: 1108 Government Street
  • When: Wednesday, September 13th at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.)

The Jive Big Band & The Blue Bosses

Good tunes for a great cause—take a trip downtown for this special fundraising event for the Rainbow Kitchen.

This massive twenty-person band, directed by trombonist Nick La Riviere, will be performing the music of Arturo Sandoval, Michael Bublé, Buddy Rich, Blood Sweat & Tears, The Preservation Hall Jazz Band, and more.

Admission to this event is by donation—help out the community and enjoy some talented musicians!

  • Where: 753 View Street
  • When: Wednesday, September 13th from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. (doors open at 5:30 p.m.)

Open House with Victoria Scottish Gaelic Choir

Looking for something new to learn?

Attend this public introduction to Gaelic choir, join a singalong, enjoy a short performance, and if you end up liking it, find out how you could get involved!

No previous Gaelic experience is necessary, just a desire to learn and sing.

  • Where: Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2964 Tillicum Road
  • When: Wednesday, September 13th from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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