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5 things to do in and around Victoria this Thursday, May 23rd


Happy Thursday, Victoria!

Immerse yourself in the wonderous variety of creativity the city of Victoria has to offer by attending a local band night, checking out a market, and peeping exhibitions at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria.

If you’re looking for a night of dancing, Lucky Bar is hosting a ‘Women of Pop’ night that goes until 2 a.m.!

For all of that and more, here’s 5 things to do in and around Victoria on Thursday, May 23rd:

Elaine Lakeman: Man Songs

Join the crew at Hermann’s Jazz Club in welcoming Elaine Lakeman and other gifted musicians as they present ‘Man Songs.’

Featuring Pablo Cardenas as their artistic director!

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online or at the door.

  • Where: Hermann’s Jazz Club, 753 View Street
  • When: Thursday, May 23rd from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. (doors open at 5:30 p.m.)

Bastion Square Night Market

Enjoy live music and the amazing diverse works of crafters and artisans—everything is locally made and you’re bound to find something unique for you!

This event is free, just bring some spending money if you’re hoping to take home some new goodies.

If the night market isn’t necessarily for you, Bastion Square offers their regular market hours from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. as well.

  • Where: Bastion Square
  • When: Thursday, May 23rd from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Women of Pop

Lucky Bar is hosting the perfect evening for a gals night out!

Guests can anticipate a three-screen video dance party celebrating all the queens of pop music—so, dress to impress and get ready to sing and groove to your heart’s content.

Tickets are $10 at the door.

  • Where: Lucky Bar, 517 Yates Street
  • When: Thursday, May 23rd from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Enjoy the peaceful tranquility that the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (AGGV) offers completely free on Thursday evenings!

It’s a part of the AGGV’s mission to make art more accessible to everyone.

Right now, their current exhibitions include Crossing, Afroquaticsand A View From Here.

  • Where: AGGV, 1040 Moss Street
  • When: Thursday, May 23rd from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Live Local Music at Little Fernwood

Celebrate local bands and immerse yourself in a night of good music with friends at Little Fernwood!

Featured performers include fivefootnine, Juniper Smile and shark bite spite.

Tickets are just over $17 and can be purchased on Eventbrite.

  • Where: Little Fernwood, 1923 Fernwood Road
  • When: Thursday, May 23rd from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.

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