You’ve made it to the weekend!
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From walking tours to museum exhibits, here are 10 awesome events taking place in Victoria this weekend.
Events In Victoria This Weekend
Friday, May 25
The Esquimalt Farmers Market Pop Up Markets is back for its fourth season. It runs until Wednesday, October 31st, 2018. Esquimalt Farmers Market exists to provide a marketplace which serves as a community gathering point that builds relationships, encourages healthy, local living, environmental and economic sustainability.
Tour | Ghostly Walks
Ghostly Walks guides you through the streets of Victoria and tells you stories of the past. Tickets start at $13.
Market | Salt Spring Farmers Market
Browse internationally acclaimed arts and crafts from Canada’s “Island of the Arts” including world class potters, jewellers, fibre artists, woodworkers, fine art & photography, body care, clothing and accessories, island tours and more. Admission is free.
Museum | Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs
With more than 300 original artifacts, some an astounding 4,500 years old, this exhibition covers all aspects of ancient Egyptian life, from the emergence of ancient Egyptian civilization along the Nile to the Ptolemaic and Roman eras.
Saturday, May 26
Tour | Wentworth Villa Tour
This is your last chance to go on this tour. Learn about the process and procedures that the restoration of the villa went through. Admission is by donation.
Tour | Historic House Tour
Drop by on any Saturday from noon to 2:00 p.m. and meet the amazing volunteers who maintain the house and garden. Join them for a guided tour Saturdays at 2:00 p.m. Stroll through the garden and browse the gift shop.
History | Chinatown Walking Tour
Walk in the footsteps of gold miners, merchants, labourers and revolutionaries this weekend during the Chinatown Walking Tour. Tickets start at $13.
Festival | AfriCa Fest
The 6th annual AfriCa Fest takes place at Greater Victoria Public Library on Saturday, May 26th, 2018. It’ll feature live music, food, and storytelling for children.
Sunday, May 27
Join the O Cafe and Bistro every Wednesday and Sunday night for live music. Admission is free.
Culture | Selkirk Waterfront Festival
Enjoy exciting activities in the Family FUN Zone, world cuisine in the international food court, and unique arts and crafts in their colourful street market.
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