What a weekend it’s going to be!
From lego exhibitions to live music, here are 10 things to do in Victoria this weekend.
Things To Do In Victoria This Weekend
Friday, January 18
Sports | Vikes Games
Come out and cheer on your basketball, soccer, women’s field hockey, women’s rugby, swimming, cross country and track teams at various events.
Lego | Lego Exhibition
Dozens of Star Wars themed Lego models provide a special focus for this exciting exhibit, rounded out by hundreds of other Lego models including Hogwarts Castle and Lego model of the Bugatti Chiron automobile.
Music | Sing! Sing! Sing!
Once inside you will be seated for a beautiful three-course plated dinner in our elegant David Foster Foundation Theatre. Following dinner, the lights will dim and the show will begin. As the evening ends, you will be greeted with hot chocolate and cookies as you depart home.
Music | Almost Blue: Chet Baker at 80
Celebrate the musical legacy of the great West Coast trumpeter and singer Chet Baker, who would have turned 90 this year. Cool jazz often refers to a style performed by jazz musicians in California in the ’50s and early ’60s.
As the titles suggests, QALEIDOSCOPE: Refraction, Abstraction, and Play in Queer Media Art – will be a well-textured assemblage of images, characters, ideas, and realities that collide in fantastical, personal, and playful ways to produce an ever-changing, multi-faceted queer media art viewing experience.
Saturday, January 19
Food | Meet The Maker
Sit down with The Renfrew Pub’s Chef Dean Mitchell and Chris Schmidt from Tod Creek Ciders for a delicious dinner.
Culture | Translations
This symposium examines intersections between Victoria, England, and Japan from the late nineteenth century to the 1950s with a range of talks including Japan’s influence in England, the history of Japanese Gardens in Victoria, artist travellers to Japan, Japanese-Canadians and internment in British Columbia, interracial families in Japan, and Duer’s life, wildflower paintings, and ethnobotany.
Music | Mozart’s Circle
Paul Luchkow, violin and Michael Jarvis, fortepiano play 18th-century music by Mozart and those who influenced him such as his inseparable childhood friend Johann Christian Bach and Johann Schobert, who met the Mozart family when on their grand tour of Europe.
Tickets are $25.
Sunday, January 20
Join the O Cafe and Bistro every Wednesday and Sunday night for live music. Admission is free.
Nature | Going Squirrelly
What does it take to survive as a squirrel? With a CRD Regional Parks naturalist, discover what keeps these furry creatures busy at this time of year.