No one can deny that the weekend is always the best days of the week!

Here’s 10 events happening in and around Victoria this weekend!

Saturday, March 10th

Victoria Beer Week: Hoppy Birthday

What: This is their party and want to celebrate with their crew — that means local breweries and out-of-towners who have been involved with VBW since Year One. Breweries will be serving something special, and admission is all-inclusive. Please dress formal-and-fun, and instead of a birthday gift, why not bring a toonie to donate to their Scholarship Fund..
Where: Victoria Public Market
6 – 1701 Douglas St
When: 8 pm – 11 pm
Cost: $75 (Get your tickets here!)

Pinocchio

What: The spirit of a little boy is trapped inside a piece of wood and born into a strange world.  On his quest to become a ‘real boy’, his journey is fraught with danger and tricksters that mislead Pinocchio on his path. Roderick Glanville will be joining with renowned Kaska/Tlingit artist Dean Heron, to present this new adaptation of Carlo Collodi’s tale.
Where: Royal Theatre
805 Broughton St
When: Show starts at 2 pm
Cost: $12 – $22

Victoria Seed Library: Seed Swap

What: Sign out the varieties that interest you, and then return seeds from your healthiest or tastiest crops to share with others. Prerequisite: Seed Library Member Orientation. The Seed Swap Table alternates between the Central Branch Rotunda and Courtyard. Drop-in; space is limited. Admission to drop-in programs is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Where: Greater Victoria Public Library – Central Branch
735 Broughton St
When: 10 am – 1 pm
Cost: Free

Esquimalt Clothing & Toy Exchange

What: This is a once a month event where people can bring clothes to swap for something new-to-them or just bring clothes to donate. The clothing swap is held in a casual setting where people can peruse at their leisure.
Where:  Esquimalt United Church
500 Admirals Rd
When:  10 am – 2 pm
Cost: Free Admission

Juan de Fuca 55+ Activity Center Spring Craft Fair

What: Come to the Spring Craft Fair and browse items lovingly and artfully made by our members. As well as traditional craft items such as quilting, knitting, weaving, jewelry and greeting cards, there will also be Easter and spring crafts, ceramics, woodworking, pottery and much more.
Cash or cheque only.
Where: Juan de Fuca 55+ Activity Center
1767 Island Highway
Building 3
When: 9 am – 3 pm
Cost: Free Admission

Star Wars: Ultimate Fan Experience

What: The full fan experience! Live at IMAX® Victoria, meet the members of the 501stLegion and Outer Rim Garrison prior to Star Wars: The Last Jedi on Saturday, March 10th.
Photos with the costumed members are available by cash or food item donation, with 100% of proceeds going to The Mustard Seed. Be one of the first 100 people to donate $5.00 or more and receive a gift bag compliments of IMAX® and Curious Comics valued at $25.00 each! Gift bags are only available until 6:30 PM and include a comic, Star Wars mini poster, a free small popcorn, and more!
Where: The Royal BC Museum
675 Belleville St
When: Event starts at 6 pm
Cost: Get your tickets here!

The Victoria Tea Festival Revival 2018

What: Taste different small batch teas from around the world, prepared at the Tea Market by JagaSilk, O5 Tea & Silver Crescent Tea (Vancouver), Unity Jun, and more.
Join the International Tea Symposium and learn on topics ranging from Finish-Firing Japanese Teas to Sourcing Teas From Unusual Origins.
The tea market and symposium will be held inside Nootka Court with speakers on the half hour inside JagaSilk.
Where: International Tea Appreciation Society
633 Courtney St
When: 12 pm – 4:30 pm

Sunday, March 11th

Vancouver Island Polar Plunge

What: On behalf of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics BC, a brand new fundraising event is happening on March 11th at Willows Beach in Oak Bay: the Vancouver Island Polar Plunge for Special Olympics BC. The Polar Plunge will have athletes, families, students, law enforcement members, and businesses jumping into the freezing waters of the Pacific Ocean.
Where: Willows Beach
Esplanade
When: 10am

Royal Canadian Legion #91 LA Live Performance The Millies and Afternoon Tea

What: Live Show starting the Millies
Afternoon Tea
Door Prizes
Wheelchair Accessible
For all Ages
Where: Royal Canadian Legion #91- Langford
761 Station Avenue
When: 1 pm – 4 pm
Cost: $15

1st Annual Irish Whiskey Hooley

What: ︎ A beautiful logo’d tasting glass
A Sampling of 1 dram of ALL our 40 Irish Whiskeys we will have on hand!
A Whiskey Passport to take notes
Whiskey School
︎A Whiskey Diploma once graduating from Whiskey
School
Light snacks served
LIVE Entertainment from the incomparable Cookeilidh Celtic Band, Knackers Yard and roving table magic by Jordan Blaikie and the King of Magic!
Where: Yates Street Taphouse
759 Yates St
When: 2 pm – 6:30 pm
Cost: $55 (Get your tickets here!)

For more things to do, check out our events page!

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