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UsedCrew Around Town: October 2018


As fall colours, sweater-weather, and warm drinks roll in to season, the UsedCrew is busy supporting a ton of amazing local events! Here’s what there is on-the-go for the month of October:


Frankenstein, Ballet Victoria – October 26 – 28, 2018

Ballet Victoria is reaching way back for inspiration for Frankenstein, 200 years back, to when the original gothic novel by Mary Shelley was first published. The twist is that Frankenstein will also showcase the second act of the classical ballet Giselle. This new creation blends two masterpieces with romantic flair and gothic intrigue to bring to life an unusual and intriguing ballet.


Dr. Frankenstein’s creature, who never got his bride, and Giselle, who never got her groom, are united in a new tale where their woes are healed by true love. With a hint of gore and humour, the story follows the creature’s dramatic destiny, falling for the dead bride whose heart was used to give him life.


Ballet Victoria’s Frankenstein will be performed at the McPherson Playhouse from October 26-28. Tickets are on sale now at, at the Royal & McPherson box office, or by phone: 250-386-6121.


Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair – October 25, 2018

In the next 9 years there will be 1 million job vacancies in British Columbia. This growing market is why Black Press Media has added another Extreme Education & Career Fair on Thursday, October 25th at the Bay Street Armoury (715 Bay Street, Victoria).


If you are interested in a career change, or an opportunity to further your post-secondary studies, then Black Press Media’s Extreme Education & Career Fair is the right place for you!


Check out all of our featured exhibitors below, or head to our Facebook page – Black press Extreme Education & Career Fair – to keep up to date with all of the latest details for October 25.


Don’t miss an opportunity to find a career path that perfectly suits you! Featured exhibitors range from BC Ferries, to BC Pension Corporation to Thrifty Foods to Goodlife Fitness.


Rocky Horror Picture Show – October 17 – 28, 2018

Atomic Vaudeville was thrilled to be the production house behind Victoria’s 2016 production of The Rocky Horror Show – having taken the reigns from RKO Productions. A cult favourite, this show has a level of audience participation and energy that you don’t often see in live theatre. We brought it back again in 2017 to an incredible reception, having built upon the foundation of previous years, to make a production that continues to evolve and grow in ways that could be surprising for a musical that’s decades old.


Ultimately a show about acceptance, sexuality, and humanity mixed with Sci-Fi B-Movie tropes and heart stopping musical numbers, this show is a perfect fit for the spectacle that Atomic Vaudeville is known for.


Buy your tickets now at


Wicked Victoria – October 28, 2018

Greater Victoria Festival Society Welcomes you to the 4th Annual Wicked Victoria and Boo Boulevard!


Need a reason to wear that costume another time during the Halloween and Harvest Season?

Come on down to Boo Boulevard on Sunday October 28th from 12 noon to 5pm to Celebrate Wicked Victoria, an Annual event started 4 years ago to promote a walkable downtown and our amazing Harvest and Halloween City!

Whether you stroll into the “Feeling Ghoully Music Zone,” visit our “Ghostly Giving,” and learn more about some of our over 3000 non profit organizations in Greater Victoria, start some early shopping in the “Harvest Market,” or have some fun in the “Too Cute To Spook Wicked Kid Zone,” I promise you will have a wonderful time seeing all your favourite characters, costumes and ghosts!


Victoria Ultimate Toy and Hobby Fair – October 20 – 21, 2018

Victoria’s 22st Ultimate Toy Fair is BC’s largest toy & hobby show, great for collectors and families! Vendors with items for sale including action figures, vintage toys, models, trains, comics, Barbie, dolls, bears, LEGO, video games, Star Wars, GI Joe, Transformers, diecast cars, Hot Wheels, vinyl records and more! You never know what you might find with over 200 tables of fun! Local food vendors!


General Admission – 9AM to 3PM

Adults $5 per day and kids are FREE!

Early Bird entry for the serious collector at 8am for $15 per day.

Store Promo at Cherry Bomb Toys – Early Bird Tickets $10 per day.

Free door prize entry with admission. You could win stuff!

Loads of door prizes donated by local businesses!

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