There are numerous Thanksgiving lunches and dinners being held throughout Greater Victora during the holiday weekend.
On Saturday, Oct. 7 will be the thanksgiving dinner put on by Gordy Dodd. The dinner is scheduled for 4 p.m. and will run until 6 p.m. All are welcome (919 Pandora Ave.).
There are also a number of events scheduled for Monday, Oct. 9.
From 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. women and self-identified women can attend a drop-in meal. The event takes place at 809 Burdett Ave. and is hosted by the Sandy Merriman House and the Cool Aid Society.
At noon, anyone can attend a Thanksgiving lunch at the Esquimalt United Church Hall (500 Admiarals Rd.). The lunch is being hosted by Rainbow Kitchen. Organizers warn that the lunch is a popular event and there may be a wait time.
On Tuesday, Oct. 10 there will be a meal for youth ages 13 to 19 put on by the Alliance Youth Club and VYES. Registration is not needed (533 Yates St., front door before 5 p.m. and back door after 5).
A number of businesses are also hosting events, including 10 Acres Bisro, Hotel Grand Pacific, Brentwood Bay Resort and Spa, White Heather Team Room, Fairmont Empress, Merridale Ciderworks and more.