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5 things to do in and around Victoria this Wednesday, November 29th


Take a breath, Victoria!

Cross over from early-week to mid-week with ease from the help of our selected events.

Whether you’re in the mood for some Victoria Royals hockey, a play showing at the Farquhar on UVic campus, or a night of trivia, there’s something for everyone!

Here’s 5 things to do in and around Victoria on Wednesday, November 29th:

Victoria Royals vs Kamloops Blazers

Treat yourself to some Wednesday hockey at an exceptional price.

The Victoria Royals invite you to to witness an epic game against the Kamloops Blazers—the second of back-to-back game and let your cheers fill the entire Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre.

You can grab tickets for as low as $10 and pay premium prices for food and drinks—including $5 beers and $3 hot dogs. Pick up your tickets here!

  • Where: Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, 1925 Blanshard Street
  • When: Wednesday, November 8th at 7:05 p.m.

Josie & Grace: Farquhar at UVic

From the creators of the hit off-Broadway show JOSEPHINE, this new musical explores the extraordinary mostly untold story of the friendship between two of the most remarkable women of the 20th Century, Josephine Baker and Grace Kelly.

It’s received international praise and has been dubbed a ‘must-see’!

Tickets are $40 for general admission and $32 for students and UVic alumni. You can purchase them here.

  • Where: The Farquhar at UVic, Jamie Cassels Centre, 3800 Finnerty Road
  • When: Wednesday, November 29th from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Drag Bingo at Vicious Poodle

The Vicious Poodle is well known across the city and is said to host some of the most interactive and enjoyable gay bar experiences!

They have plenty of events throughout the week, including their loved Drag Bingo taking place every Wednesday.

Grab your pals and make sure you grab a table as soon as you can—spots fill up fast!

  • Where: 726 Johnson Street
  • When: Wednesday, November 29th at 8 p.m.

Louise Rose at Hermann’s Jazz Club

You don’t want to miss pianist/vocalist Louise Rose as she takes the stage!

She is known as a Canadian treasure and jazz icon with her powerful lyrics and enthralling stage presence.

Rose has worked with a number of famous musicians, including Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington, Carmen McRae, Ella Fitzgerald, and B.B. King!

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online or in person.

  • Where: Hermann’s Jazz Club, 753 View Street
  • When: Wednesday, November 29thth from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. (doors open at 5:30 p.m.)

Trivia Wednesdays at JR Slim’s

Gather your pals and compete against other knowledge holders at JR Slim’s this Wednesday!

It’s free to play, so all you have to do is show up ready to light up the room with your bundles of facts.

Even better, you won’t just win bragging rights — you’ll have the chance to win giftcards too!

  • Where: JR Slim’s, 1245 Wharf Street
  • When: Wednesday, November 29th from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

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