The Victoria Whisky Festival, featuring tastings, workshops, masterclasses and seminars. Today to Sunday at the Hotel Grand Pacific, 463 Belleville St. Schedule of events and ticket information at victoriawhiskyfestival.com.
Johnny Vallis: A Tribute to Buddy Holly, 7:30 p.m. at the Charlie White Theatre, 2243 Beacon Ave., Sidney. Tickets at tel. 250-656-0275 or marywinspear.ca.
B.C. Bites and Beverages: Rich in Food, Revitalizing Traditional Food on the Northwest Coast, presenting Dolly McRae and Annie Watts, co-authors of an indigenous cookbook with ethnobotanist Nancy Turner at Royal B.C. Museum, First Peoples Gallery. Tonight, 7 to 9. Tickets at royalbcmuseum.bc.ca.
The Tonic at Swans Pub, 506 Pandora Ave. 9 p.m. Tel. 250-361-3310.
Electric Timber Co at the Bard & Banker Pub, 1022 Government St., 8 p.m. Tel. 250-953-9993; vicpubco.ca.
Momentum’s Rhythm, Blues and Groove Show at Bartholomew’s Bar, 777 Douglas St. 9 p.m. For more information, call 250-388-5111 or go to executivehouse.com.
Tom Vickery Trio Jam Session at Hermann’s Jazz Club, 753 View St., 8 p.m. Tel. 250-388-9166.
The Adults at Canoe Brewpub, 450 Swift St.; canoebrewpub.com.
Throwback Thursday at Carlton Club Cabaret, 900 Carlton Tce., Esquimalt, 8 p.m. Tel. 250-361-3666.
The Honeycooners at Haro's Restaurant and Bar, Sidney Pier Hotel and Spa, 9805 Seaport Pl., 6-9 p.m. Tel. 250-655-9700.
Randy Elvis Friskie and his Las Vegas Show Band 40th Anniversary Aloha Tour at Charlie White Theatre in Sidney. Friday, 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Tel. 250-656-0275.
That Face, presented by Langham Court Theatre, through Feb. 2, Tuesday through Saturday at 8 p.m. with matinée Jan. 26, Feb. 2 at 2 p.m. Tel. 250-384-2142 or go to langhamtheatre.ca. Friday: Q&A.
Celebration: A New Beginning Dinner Theatre. A music review and three-course dinner at Oak Bay Beach Hotel, every Friday and Saturday to Feb. 16. Reception at 6 p.m., dinner 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Tickets at oakbaybeachhotel.com.
Victoria Juggle and Flow Festival, hosted by the University of Victoria Juggling Club, Friday to Sunday, with 30 workshops and Remegrade juggling show, Friday, 9 to 11 p.m. at Central Middle School and gala show with Komei Aoki from Japan, Saturday 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Metro Theatre. Details at uvic.ca/~juggling.
Tim Gosley: A Man Behind SomePuppet, with Naomi Kixmöller-Gosley, Douglas Hensley and Cathy Fern-Lewis, 8 p.m. at Merlin’s Home Theatre, 1983 Fairfield Rd. Tel. 250-598-7488. Note: Show has an adult theme.
Pablo Cardenas Latin Jazz Quartet at Hermann’s Jazz Club, 753 View St., 8 p.m. Tel. 250-388-9166; hermannsjazz.com.
Annie Lou CD release, 7:30 p.m. at Norway House, 1110 Hillside Ave. Go to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hummingbird Deluxe at Swans Pub, 506 Pandora Ave. 8:30-11:30 p.m. Tel. 250-361-3310.
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