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5 things to do in and around Victoria this Tuesday, November 28th


Still feeling that Monday exhaustion despite being a couple of days in?

We’ve put together a quick list filled with events to lift your spirits, including a festive activity, a comedy night, and a brewery recommendation!

Unwind, recharge, and combat seasonal blues with what we’ve got in store for you, Victoria.

Here’s 5 things to do in and around Victoria on Tuesday, November 28th:

Choppy Seas Comedy

Head over to Driftwood Brewing for their Choppy Seas Comedy Night!

Featured for Tuesday’s show will include Nash Park, Patti Savard, Bo Jagger Essery, Kathleen Johnson and Barry Underwood.

Choppy Seas Comedy brings together some of the best comedians across Canada for evenings of top-notch, quality, and belly-busting laughs to all their audiences!

Tickets are $15 and can be purchased via Eventbrite.

  • Where: Driftwood Brewery, 836 Viewfield Road
  • When: Tuesday, November 28th from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Benji’s Trivia at Whistle Buoy

Time to dust off your thinking caps and secure them tight!

Benji’s Trivia Night is back for another round of mind-benders and stumpers to test the extent of your knowledge.

The link for their tickets will go live here—so, make sure you’re looking out for that as they fill up quickly!

  • Where: Whistle Buoy Brewing, Market Square, Lower Courtyard, #63, 560 Johnson Street
  • When: Tuesday, November 28th at 7:30 p.m. (doors at 7 p.m.)

15th Annual Gingerbread Showcase

Go and check out the 15th annual Habitat for Humanity Gingerbread Showcase!

It officially kicked off on November 25th and will run until January 4th from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily at the Hotel Grand Pacific.

The showcase is hosted each year to raise funds to help local families achieve a hand-up into affordable homeownership and has become a tradition in the community for both workers and volunteers and the public!

Professional and amateur bakers spend hundreds of hours creating 100% edible gingerbread displays for visitors to come and donate to vote for their favourite.

  • Where: Hotel Grand Pacific, 463 Belleville Street
  • When: Kicked off on November 25th and runs until January 4th from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily

Catch a Film at Vic Theatre

Expand your movie horizons and check out Fallen Leaves at Vic Theatre, directed by Aki Kaurismäki!

It’s a movie set in modern Helsinki, where a pair of love-struck folks bump into each other at a karaoke joint. Their quest ends up taking a funny detour.

Fallen Leaves has won many awards and has been described as a must-see!

Tickets are just over $13 and can be purchased here.

Barbie will also be playing at the Vic Theatre at 7:30 p.m. and can be purchased here.

  • Where: The Vic Theatre, 808 Douglas Street
  • When: Tuesday, November 28th at 5:20 p.m.

Beacon Brewing

Not only is Beacon Brewing in Sidney just a great place to grab a casual pint, they also offer 25% off growler fills on Tuesdays!

Additionally, seniors receive a 10% discount on Tuesdays too.

Try out their newest seasonal beer, Impedance Northwest IPA 6.2% abv—a northwest IPA with a crisp taste and a powerful aroma with hints of grapefruit, mango, and pine.

  • Where: Beacon Brewing, 9829 Third Street, Sidney
  • When: Tuesday, November 28th from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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