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Errington Farmers Market

Saturday, May 24, 2014 - Saturday, September 27, 2014
Errington Community Park, Veterans Road
778-441-2100
An Errington tradition since 1973, the Errington Farmers Market serves to encourage the production and sale of local agricultural goods, to provide a ...

Claiming Space: Voices of Urban Aboriginal Youth

Sunday, June 1, 2014 - Sunday, January 4, 2015
Museum of Anthropology University of British Columbia 6393 NW Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2
604-827-5932
Presented by UBC’s Museum of Anthropology, Claiming Space: Voices of Urban Aboriginal Youth is a thought-provoking exhibition of contemporary art vi...

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - Saturday, September 20, 2014
Vanier Park
604-739-0559
Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival’s 25 Anniversary season runs June 11 to September 20, 2014. To celebrate, Bard is bringing back two audience ...

Westside Community Food Market

Thursday, July 3, 2014 - Thursday, September 25, 2014
8th and Vine
604-736-7732
Once a week this summer, a stretch of sidewalk in Kitsilano will be transformed into a community food market. Kitsilano Neighbourhood House (KNH) and ...

Welcome to Screenland

Friday, July 11, 2014 - Saturday, September 13, 2014
Satellite Gallery, 560 Seymour Street, 2nd Floor, Vancouver BC, V6B 3J5
604 681 8425
What do we go onto the Internet to experience? As televisions and computers have found their way into the privacy of our living rooms, and smart phone...

Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup: B.C. Shorelines Need Your Help

Monday, September 1, 2014 - Friday, October 31, 2014
Your local community. Register online to become a site coordinator of a cleanup site, or join an existing cleanup in your community as a participant.
1-877-427-2422
Help clean B.C.'s shorelines and take a stand against shoreline litter in your community! The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, presented by Loblaw Co...

STRIKE / Extended Summer camps

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Incredible Athlete Training Centre - 9470 195 St Surrey BC
6044408326
The Incredible Athlete Training Centre is preparing to offer its STRIKE / Extended Summer camps All camps will be directed by former Canadian Na...

2014 OPENING NIGHT: 30TH BIRTHDAY BASH!

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Performance Works 1218 Cartwright St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3R8
604 257 0350
This year celebrate 30 years of Fringing in Vancouver with TJ Dawe and party the night away with The Cave Singers at this special Fringe birthday part...

OPENING NIGHT WITH THE CAVE SINGERS!

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Performance Works 1218 Cartwright St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3R8
604 257 0350
Join us for an intimate evening of music, dancing, and a cash bar at Performance Works on Granville Island. Seattle bluegrass rockers, The Cave Singer...

Revolving Door - Dinnrtime

Thursday, September 4, 2014
Meccanica (102 1st and Quebec Street)
604-738-2220
Dinnrtime (formerly known as RightOvers) is a social impact start-up promoting better access to home-cooked food and is aimed at reducing food waste a...

2014 Vancouver Fringe Festival

Thursday, September 4, 2014 - Sunday, September 14, 2014
On and around Granville Island
604.257.0350
The Vancouver Fringe is a celebration of every kind of theatre imaginable. Over 11 days in September, almost 90 different theatre artists and companie...

MUSE

Thursday, September 4, 2014 - Sunday, September 14, 2014
Studio 1398, 1398 Cartwright, Granville Island
604-762-1927
MUSE is a Fringed-Out version of In Other Words Theatre's debut theatrical production. Come laugh, cry and sing inside of Grace's head, just left of c...

Junk! The Musical

Thursday, September 4, 2014 - Sunday, September 14, 2014
Firehall Arts Centre 280 E Cordova Street Vancouver, BC
778-928-4333
Hear the music junk makes! Paul Snider’s new musical blazes new territory by performing original music with original instruments made from recycled ...

Beverley Elliott's ...didn't see that coming

Friday, September 5, 2014 - Sunday, September 14, 2014
Performance Works
778-834-3624
…didn’t see that coming Original Stories and Songs by Beverley Elliott VANCOUVER, BC: HappyGoodThings presents the world premiere of …didn...

Revision 2014

Friday, September 5, 2014 - Sunday, September 7, 2014
Granville Island Hotel, 1353 Johnson Street, Vancouver
604-222-8372
ReVision 2014 is a 3-day art exhibition celebrating work made from recycled materials. There will be an opening reception on Friday September 5 from ...

Getting Old Schooled

Friday, September 5, 2014 - Saturday, September 6, 2014
THE IMPERIAL - 319 Main Street Vancouver BC Canada
604-709-9000
City Skyline Events presents Gettin’ Old Schooled hosted by Dino Archie with DJ Kemo & Jay Swing at The Imperial. Throwback by two of Vancouver’s ...

“Roller Derby Saved My Soul” at the Vancouver Fringe Festival

Friday, September 5, 2014 - Sunday, September 14, 2014
False Creek Gym – 1318 Cartwright Street, V6H 3R6
604.257.0350
Comedy, Physical Theatre, Solo Show, Superhero on Roller Skates A shy comic book geek discovers roller derby and finally becomes the superhero she...

Ludwig&Lohengrin

Friday, September 5, 2014 - Saturday, September 13, 2014
Revue Stage, 1601 Johnston St
403-819-7949
Tickets: $14 + Membership at www.vancouverfringe.com Sep 5th - 8:45pm Sep 6th - 10:15pm Sep 7th - 2:00pm Sep 9th - 9:30pm Sep 12th - 5:00pm Se...

Scotiabank & BC SPCA Paws for a Cause | Walk to Fight Animal Cruelty

Saturday, September 6, 2014 - Sunday, October 5, 2014
Across communities in B.C. Please visit www.spca.bc.ca/walk for more details about your local walk.
778-786-2631
Every year, thousands of animal-lovers in more than 34 communities across B.C. register, fundraise, and walk to fight animal cruelty at the Scotiabank...

Dirty Old Woman, a one-act play

Saturday, September 6, 2014 - Sunday, September 14, 2014
Studio 16, 1555 West 7th Avenue (between Fir & Granville), Vancouver
6047298952
DIRTY OLD WOMAN, a one-act play When book clubs & gardening just don't cut it Starring Jessie Award-winning actors Susinn McFarlen (August: Osage ...

Anaïs Mitchell in Concert

Thursday, September 11, 2014
CBC Studio 700
604-602-9798
The VFMF brings you an intimate evening of music with one of America's brilliant contemporary folk music talents. Anaïs Mitchell is first and foremos...

The Frock Swap

Saturday, September 13, 2014 - Sunday, September 14, 2014
Fashion Lounge Café (1 West Cordova Street, Vancouver)
6048128235
What you send to closet purgatory might be heaven-sent for someone else. Celebrate the art of sustainable shopping and eco-friendly fashion with one o...

Treasured Bulb Sale

Saturday, September 13, 2014
6804 SW Marine Drive @ 16th Avenue
604-822-4529
Treasured Bulb Sale @ UBC Botanical Garden September 13, 2014, 11am-3pm Free admission Great Bulb selection: garden favourites for all seasons, ra...

TREEFEST 2014

Saturday, September 13, 2014
Riverview Hospital grounds, 2601 Lougheed Highway at Colony Farm Rd., Coquitlam, BC
604-290-9910
Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM Riverview Hospital grounds, 2601 Lougheed Highway (at Colony Farm Rd.) Coquitlam, BC Festival ...

Scotiabank Dance Centre Open House

Saturday, September 13, 2014
Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street, Vancouver BC
604-606-6420
From contemporary and flamenco to ballet and bhangra, the annual Scotiabank Dance Centre Open House offers the chance to sample a host of dance styles...

A Soldier’s Journey

Sunday, September 14, 2014
Tour begins at 847 Hamilton Street and ends at 755 West Hastings (the Sinclair Centre)
604 254 9411
A Soldier’s Journey - From Home Front to Front Line Sunday, September 14, 2014; 10:00am to 12:00pm Tour guide: Isaac Vanderhorst $15; Heritage...

Autumn Shift Festival and Smoking Sausage BBQ Cook-Off

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Main Street between East Broadway and East 7th Avenue 

604.874.9816
On Sunday, September 14th the Mount Pleasant Business Improvement Area will host the 5th Annual Autumn Shift Festival and 4th Annual Smoking Sausage B...

Mackin House Open House & 105th Anniversary

Sunday, September 14, 2014
1116 Brunette Ave, Coquitlam B.C. V3K 1G2
604-516-6151
Join us on Sunday, September 14th from 12pm-3pm at Mackin House and in Heritage Square as we celebrate. We will be joined by our community partners, S...

Vancouver Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2015

Monday, September 15, 2014 - Sunday, September 21, 2014

Queen Elizabeth Theatre - 649 Cambie Street, Vancouver, BC

604-473-0335
Vancouver Fashion Week is a semi-annual fashion showcase that is North America's second largest industry event. They thrive on inviting the most c...

CHRIS THILE & EDGAR MEYER

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, 6265 Crescent Rd, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
604-822-9197
The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts presents a unique collaboration by masterful musicians Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer, September 16 at 8pm at the C...

Discover Dance! series: Jacky Essombe

Thursday, September 18, 2014
Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street, Vancouver V6B 2G6
604-606-6400
The Dance Centre presents Discover Dance! Jacky Essombe Thursday September 18, 2014 at 12 noon Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie St (at Granville)...

Pooch Photo Shoot

Friday, September 19, 2014
Meccanica (102 1st and Quebec Street)
6047382220
An avid animal lover and Vancouver-based artist, Monika Blichar regularly turns her dogs’ adventures into pet-loving art and is inviting the communi...

Wesbrook Village Festival 2014

Saturday, September 20, 2014
Wesbrook Village (3378 Wesbrook Mall)
604-228-2025
Come join the annual Wesbrook Village Festival with tons of family-friendly activities! Festival features free BBQ, sidewalk sales, kids zone with ...

Historic Chinatown Walking Tour

Sunday, September 21, 2014
Tour Begins at Millennium Gate in Chinatown, junction of Pender St. and Taylor St.
604 254 9411
Walking Tour: Historic Chinatown September 21, 2014; 10am to 12:30pm Tour guide: Larry Wong Tickets $15; Members $10 Tour Begins at Millennium G...

Fashioning Cancer Fundraiser: A Night of Fashion, Art, and Music Supporting Cancer Prevention

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Porsche Centre Vancouver - 688 Terminal Ave, Vancouver
604-822-9519
Alumni UBC welcomes fashion, art, and music lovers to Fashioning Cancer, a fundraiser in support of the Canadian Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Cent...

The Daisy Theatre

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - Sunday, October 12, 2014
Historic Theatre at The Cultch
604.251.1363
Ronnie Burkett (Toronto), Sept 23 – Oct 12, 8pm – Historic Theatre at The Cultch - Back by popular demand! Returning after a completely sold out ...

Word Vancouver 2014

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - Sunday, September 28, 2014

Various venues

604-684-8294
Who/What: Word Vancouver is Western Canada’s largest celebration of literacy and reading. Held during the last week of September at various ven...

Ballet Preljocaj: Empty moves (parts I, II, & III)

Thursday, September 25, 2014
Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street, Vancouver BC
604-606-6400
The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series: Ballet Preljocaj: Empty moves (parts I, II & III) Thursday-Friday September 25-26, 20...

Event Listing: Fourth Annual Artists for Conservation Festival

Friday, September 26, 2014 - Sunday, October 5, 2014
Grouse Mountain, North Vancouver, BC.
778.340.0749
What: Bear Themed Artists for Conservation Festival What Exactly: A 10-day art and environmental education happening, featuring the world-top conserv...

Canada Culture Days 1

Friday, September 26, 2014
1116 Brunette Ave, Coquitlam B.C. V3K 1G2
604-516-6151
Friday, September 26th fall on Culture Days. Join us at Mackin House between 11am and 5pm for a tour of the house and to make beeswax candles. Limit o...

Milner Gardens Fall Plant Sale, September 27 and 28, 2014

Saturday, September 27, 2014 - Sunday, September 28, 2014
2179 West Island Highway, Qualicum Beach, BC
250-752-6153
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Come early for best selection! Great discounts on heritage trees, shrubs and perennials propagated on site. Master Gardene...

Etsy Pop-up Market

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Robson Square in Vancouver (800 Robson St.)

N/A
Vancouver, BC – On Sat., Sept. 27, 23 locations across Canada will host a one-day marketplace, bringing together local Etsy sellers and communit...

Canada Culture Days 2

Saturday, September 27, 2014
1116 Brunette Ave Coquitlam B.C. V3K 1G2
604-516-6151
Saturday, September 27th falls on Culture Days. Join us at Mackin House between 12pm and 4pm for a tour of the house and to learn how to make butter w...

Koerner Quartet “From Spillville to St. Petersburg”

Sunday, September 28, 2014
Koerner Recital Hall at the Vancouver Academy of Music 1270 Chestnut Street at Vanier Park Vancouver, BC V6J 4R9
604-734-2301
Fresh on the heels of successful performances, recording sessions, and seminars as part of a recent Hong Kong summer residency, Koerner Quartet return...

Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship Fundraising Dinner

Sunday, September 28, 2014
Hawksworth Restaurant
6046053325
Join us as six of Canada's best chefs collaborate to create an unforgettable evening of Canadian cuisine benefitting the Hawksworth Young Chef Scholar...

THE BARN FALL ANTIQUE SHOW

Saturday, October 4, 2014 - Sunday, October 5, 2014
In the Show Barn at the Cloverdale Rodeo & Exhibition Grounds
604 316 1933
THE BARN FALL ANTIQUE SHOW In the Show Barn at the Cloverdale Rodeo & Exhibition Grounds October 4 & 5 2014 The Kinds Of Finds...you have been Hu...

Vancouver Island Bead & Jewellery Show

Saturday, October 4, 2014 - Sunday, October 5, 2014
Main Hall Saanich Fairgrounds, 1538 Stellys X Road, Saanichton, BC
250 213 9352
It's the ultimate west coast bling fling for jewellery makers, jewellery lovers and everyone in between! The Vancouver Island Bead & Jewellery Show of...

On Death’s Door: Plague of the Zombie Syndrome

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - Sunday, November 2, 2014
Vancouver
604-235-1920
The Virtual Stage presents Andy Thompson’s all-new ghoulish, interactive, roving theatre adventure On Death’s Door: Plague of the Zombie Syndrome ...

TED SEEBERG: CONTRASTING LANDSCAPES

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - Sunday, October 19, 2014
870 East Cordova Street Vancouver, BC V6A 1M4
604-258-0022
Figurative-abstract visual artist Ted Seeberg is pleased to present his inaugural Exhibition Opening - Contrasting Landscapes, October 15-19, 2014 at ...

Compagnie Gilles Jobin: QUANTUM

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street (at Granville), Vancouver V6B 2G6
604-606-6400
Thursday-Saturday October 16-18, 2014 at 8pm Post-show artist talkback on October 17 Tickets: $30/$22 students, seniors from Tickets Tonight: 604.68...

10th Annual Taste of Yaletown

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - Thursday, October 30, 2014
Participating Yaletown restaurants in Vancouver
6047382220
Taste of Yaletown returns for the 10th year as Vancouver's premier foodie event, showcasing the talents of chefs and culinary treasures of the best di...

Vancouver Home & Design Show

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - Sunday, October 19, 2014
BC Place Stadium 777 Pacific Blvd Vancouver, BC V6B 4Y8
604.639.2288 ext 224
EVENT DESCRIPTION: The Vancouver Home + Design Show is where it all comes together for any home improvement project! Don’t miss contracting king Br...

Toast to the Coast 2014

Friday, October 17, 2014
Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park
604.659.3473
Against a mesmerizing aquatic backdrop of the newly expanded Vancouver Aquarium, guests will enjoy delicious Ocean Wise™ restaurants, top B.C. winer...

Vancouver Halloween Parade & Expo

Saturday, October 18, 2014 - Sunday, October 19, 2014
Parade: Granville St (Davie to Smithe) Downtown Vancouver. Expo: Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
778-300-7456
Vancouver Halloween Parade & Expo 2014 Website: www.VanHalloween.com Kicks off 2014 Halloween celebration with Vancouver Halloween Parade & Expo. ...

UBC Apple Festival

Saturday, October 18, 2014 - Sunday, October 19, 2014
6804 SW Marine Drive @ 16th Avenue
604-822-4529
Apple Festival @UBC Botanical Garden October 18-19, 2014, 11am-4pm $4 cash entry (Children under 12 free) A family event for all ages, the U...

Discover Dance! series: South Asian Arts

Thursday, October 23, 2014
Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street Vancouver, BC V6B 2G6
604-606-6400
The Dance Centre celebrates Diwali in the October edition of the Discover Dance! noon hour series, with a performance by South Asian Arts showcasing s...

Three Tall Women

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - Sunday, November 9, 2014
PAL Studio Theatre
604.363.5734
Presented by Western Gold Theatre, Oct 23 – Nov 9, 7:30pm, PAL Studio Theatre, 581 Cardero Street. The Pulitzer Prize winning play by Edward Albee, ...

The Four Horsemen Project

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - Sunday, November 2, 2014
Historic Theatre at The Cultch
604.251.1363
Volcano Theatre (Toronto), Oct 28 – Nov 1 @ 8pm, Nov 2 @ 2pm – Swirling animation and sonic hi-jinx make the poetry of Canada’s 1970s avant-gard...

Jenn Grant and Matthew Barber in Concert

Wednesday, November 5, 2014
CBC Studio 700, Vancouver
604-602-9798
An intimate evening of music with two of Canada's favourite singer-songwriters. "(Jenn Grant is) one of the best singers in the world right now." ...

Learn to Make Soap the Old-Fashioned Way

Saturday, November 8, 2014 - Saturday, November 8, 2014
Mackin House Museum
604-516-6151
Mackin House is partnering with Voyageur Soap & Candle Co. to offer you an exclusive look into how soap was made in the past. Due to the nature of soa...

Chor Leoni - A Great Service

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
St. Andrew's-Wesley United Church, 1022 Nelson St at Burrard, Vancouver V6Z 2R9
604.263.7061
The 22rd annual Remembrance Day concerts. With special guest reader Christopher Gaze, O.B.C. Amidst the chaos and brutality of war, soldiers also ...

COOKEILIDH - A Celtic Yuletide

Friday, December 12, 2014
Charlie White Theatre
250-656-0275
A festive journey to the lands of shamrock and thistle with Cookeilidh! Cookeilidh has been delighting audiences for years with their high energy tr...

The Goh Ballet's the Nutcracker

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - Monday, December 22, 2014
The Centre, 777 Homer St, Vancouver, B.C., V6B 2W1
604.872.4014 ext 217
A heart-warming journey into a magical world, the Goh Ballet’s Nutcracker production is the perfect holiday treat for your family. Since the product...

All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914

Saturday, December 20, 2014 - Sunday, December 21, 2014
Vancouver Playhouse, 600 Hamilton St, Vancouver V6B 2P1
604.263.7061
The Western Front, 1914. Out of the violence comes a silence, then a song. A German soldier steps into No Man’s Land while singing Stille Nacht, and...

VanMan Choral Summit Concert

Saturday, March 7, 2015
Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC, 6265 Crescent Rd, UBC, Vancouver V6T 1Z1
604.263.7061
The exhilarating conclusion to the VanMan Choral Summit features solo sets from the area’s best male choruses, plus a magnificent mass choir finale....

Chor Leoni - The Dream We Carry

Sunday, April 19, 2015
West Vancouver United Church, 2062 Esquimalt Ave, West Vancouver V7V 1S4
604.263.7061
The poetry of Leonard Cohen and the music of choral superstar Eriks Ešenvalds meet in the premiere of the first commission funded by the Diane Loome...

Chor Leoni Idol

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Vancouver FanClub, 1050 Granville St, Vancouver V6Z 1L2
604.263.7061
Karaoke supremacy is on the line as eight of Chor Leoni’s most entertaining singers vie for the title of Chor Leoni Idol in the return of this popul...

Chor Leoni - Manely Canadian

Monday, June 29, 2015
BMO Mainstage tent at Bard on the Beach, Vanier Park, Vancouver
604.263.7061
For decades Canadian acts have trended on the Billboard charts. This vast musical treasure-trove provides the material for Manely Canadian, our showca...

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