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


Welcome to the last Tuesday of May, Victoria!—sheesh, does time move fast, or what?

We have a lovely mix of events for you, ranging from a luxurious Portugal wine tasting to friendly trivia competition at a local bar.

There are also a couple of live performances highlighted, including a Simon and Garfunkel tribute show and an improv night!

Without further delay, here’s 5 things to do in and around Victoria on Tuesday, May 28th:

Simon and Garfunkel Story: A Tribute

Join fellow attendees and fans at the Royal Theatre for this concert-style tribute show, aimed to recreate the magic of Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel on stage.

This performance will capture their humble beginnings as Tom & Jerry, walk you through their success as one of the best-selling music groups of the 60s, and to their dramatic split in 1970.

The pair held a reunion concert in 1981, which had more than half a million fans in attendance and was forever remembered by fans everywhere.

Tickets start at $58 and can be purchased here.

  • Where: Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
  • When: Tuesday, May 28th at 7:30 p.m.

Improv Student Showcase

Join OK, DOPE and Alex Forman for their Improv Student Showcase show at The Mint!

Both Forman’s beginner and advanced class will be prepped and ready to show off their newly acquired improv skills and entertain you all.

Tickets are $15 and can be purchased here.

  • Where: The Mint, 1414 Douglas Street
  • When: Tuesday, May 28th at 8 p.m.

‘Friends’ Trivia at Hecklers Bar & Grill

Gather with fellow Friends fans and show off you knowledge in a hearty game of trivia at Hecklers Bar & Grill!

No tickets required, just make sure you show up a little early to ensure you get a table and get ready to win.

  • Where: Hecklers Bar & Grill, 123 Gorge Road East
  • When: Tuesday, May 28th at 7 p.m.

Exploring the Wines of Portugal

Looking for a night of luxury and delightful wines?

Paul Watkin from Seacove Premium Wines & Spirits and Colin Davidson are hosting an intimate, educational evening exploring the wines of Portugal at The Courtney Room!

Guests will be treated to a curated multi-course menu with snacks in addition to the selection of Portugal wines.

Tickets are $175 and can be purchased via Eventbrite.

  • Where: The Courtney Room, 619 Courtney Street
  • When: Tuesday, May 28th at 6 p.m.

Kennel Club Karaoke 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 the hot Kennel Club Karaoke taking place every Tuesday, hosted by Henrietta Dubét.

Grab your pals and make sure you grab a table as soon as you can and put your songs into the karaoke rotation—spots fill up fast!

  • Where: Vicious Poodle, 726 Johnson Street
  • When: Tuesday, May 28th at 8 p.m.

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