FRIDAY, FEB. 24
The Magic Flute, presented by Pacific Opera Victoria, in German with English surtitles. Tonight at 8 and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the Royal Theatre. Tickets at rmts.bc.ca or tel. 250-286-6121.
Ragtime The Musical, presented by Saint Michaels University School, at the McPherson Playhouse. Tickets at rmts.bc.ca or tel. 250-386-6121.
Taking Off by Deborah Williams at Studio A, Belfry Theatre, 1291 Gladstone Ave. Today through March 12, Tuesday to Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. with matinée Saturday at 4 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets at tickets.belfry.bc.ca or tel. 250-385-6815.
Mardi Gras Dance Party! featuring Bijoux du Bayou, Daniel Cook & The Radiators and Bastion Duo. 7:30 p.m. at the Upstairs Lounge in the Oak Bay Recreation Centre, 1975 Bee St. Tickets at beaconridgeproductions.com, Ivy’s Books and Oak Bay Reception.
Dine Around & Stay in Town, daily through March 5. Details at tourismvictoria.com.
Pajama Men Pterodactyl Nights at The Metro Theatre, 1411 Quadra St. Today and Saturday, 8 p.m. Tickets at intrepidtheatre.co.
Polyrhythmics plus guests at Sugar NightClub, 8 p.m. Tickets at ticketfly.com and Lyle’s Place.
Be a Tourist In Your Own Town: Victoria’s attractions and activities at reduced cost. Daily to Sunday; list of offers at BeATourist.ca.
Legally Blonde, presented by Oak Bay High School Musical Theatre, at Dave Dunnet Community Theatre at Oak Bay High School. Friday, Saturday, Wednesday, Thursday and March 3, 4 at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday 2 p.m.
SATURDAY, FEB. 25
The Monopoly Affair: Don’t leave it to Chance! A night of wheeling and dealing to raise money for cancer research. 7-11 p.m. at the Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort & Spa. Tickets at cancer.ca/monopolyaffair or tel. 250-380-2352.
Guitarist Alexander Dunn with guest Andrei Burdeti, 8 p.m. at University of Victoria Phillip T. Young Recital Hall. Tickets at tickets.uvic.ca or tel. 250-721-8480.
CapriCCio Vocal Ensemble presents A Celtic Celebration, 7:30 p.m. at Christ Church Cathedral, 930 Burdett Ave. Tickets at Ivy’s Bookstore, Long & McQuade, Cathedral office and at the door. Tel. 250-896-9195; capriccio.ca.
Victoria Fashion Week Show, a celebration of Vancouver Island’s fashion designers. 6-9 p.m. at The Atrium, 800 Yates St. Tickets at victoriafashionweek.com
Moving Forward by Looking Back: The First 30 Years of Collecting Art at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, a public open house. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; aggv.ca.
Victoria Chinatown Lions Club Spring Festival, featuring Chinese brush painting and lantern-making workshops, Dim Sum Café, Taoist Tai Chi arts interactive demos, cultural stage performances and Chinese treasure market place. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at North Douglas Pentecostal Church, 675 Jolly Pl. Contact email@example.com.