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5 things to do in and around Victoria this Wednesday, April 10th


Happy Wednesday, Victoria!

Let us help you conquer your mid-week sleepies with a couple of energizing and/or inspirational events around Victoria!

There are two high-energy, live performances to check out at either Upstairs Cabaret or Capital Ballroom, wine discounts at Friends of Dorothy and an invigorating scientific chat at Hermann’s Jazz Club.

If you’re hoping to chill out a little, and perhaps tap into your more creative side, Small Gods Brewing has a drop-in writers hang too.

Here’s 5 things to do in and around Victoria on Wednesday, April 10th:

Cindy Lee & Freak Heat Waves at Upstairs

Looking for a Wednesday night party?

Upstairs Cabaret will be hosting Cindy Lee & Freak Heat Waves, as well as local Elan Noon and dj sio!

Tickets are just under $23 and can be purchased via Eventbrite. Bring your pals and dance your hearts out.

  • Where: Upstairs Cabaret, 15 Bastion Square
  • When: Wednesday, April 10th at 8 p.m.

It’s Lit! Drop-In Writers Group

If you’re looking for a quiet and inspirational place to sit down and write, Small Gods Brewing in Sidney is the place for you!

Every Wednesday they host a drop-in writers group where people will come and work as well as enjoy a delicious beer.

There’s no drop-in fee or registration required—just show up with your creative cap on!

  • Where: Small Gods Brewing, 9835 Third Street
  • When: Wednesday, April 10th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

UVIC Café Scientifique at Hermann’s Jazz Club

Join the crew at Hermann’s Jazz Club and Jon Husson, Earth & Ocean Sciences Professor for UVic’s Café Scientifique chat this Wednesday!

The topic will be centred around “The big chill: Global glaciation and the rise of animal life”, and will discuss connections between global climate, the solid earth and biosphere.

Tickets for this event are free, and you can reserve yours online or in person.

  • Where: Hermann’s Jazz Club, 753 View Street
  • When: Wednesday, April 10th from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. (doors open at 5:30 p.m.)

Comeback Kid at Capital Ballroom

Don’t miss the chance to watch these trailblazers live!

Comeback Kid is described to have played a major part in the pioneering of both the Canadian and international modern punk and hardcore sound and scene alike.

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased here.

  • Where: Capital Ballroom, 858 Yates Street
  • When: Wednesday, April 10th at 8:30 p.m. (doors at 8 p.m.)

Wine Wednesday at Friends of Dorothy

Wine day all day — a spectacular excuse to celebrate the world of grapes!

From 4 p.m. until close, wine bottles will be 50% off.

Experience Dorothy’s extensive collection of reds, whites, rosé, and bubbles “at a discount so good you’ll end up skipping home.”

  • Where: Friends of Dorothy, 537 Johnson Street
  • When: Wednesday, April 10th from 4 p.m. until close

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