BC Adventures – Our To Do Picks for Sept. 14-20

This week in BC: Turn into a human rainbow at The Color Run Canada, sing along with the Zac Brown Band, and say "Opa!" at the Greek Food Festival

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The Color Run Canada — September 14

If your regular jog is starting to feel a bit drab, lace up your sneaks and participate in the “Happiest 5k on the Planet”. Wear white to the race, and at each kilometer you’ll be splashed with bright colours. The goal is to look like a rainbow at the finish line.

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The Zac Brown Band — September 15

The Zac Brown Band, one of the biggest acts in country music, is coming to Vancouver. The Grammy Award-winning musical act will be blowing the roof off of Pacific Coliseum.

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The Terry Fox Run — September 15

Join thousands of people across Canada in a race to find the cure for cancer at this year’s Terry Fox Run.

Adventure Challenge for Kids — September 15

Celebrate athleticism in all its forms with this fantastic all-ages event. Participate in a kayaking, cycling and trail running adventure that will test your skills. All proceeds will be given to the Canucks for Kids Fund in support of Canuck Place Children’s Hospice and the 60 Minute Kids’ Club.

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Autumn Shift Festival — September 15

From 12-6 pm on Main Street between Broadway and 7thAve, the road will belong to the Mount Pleasants’ Annual Autumn Shift Festival. Fill your face at the 3rd Annual Smoking Sausage BBQ Competition cook-off, enjoy a fashion show, and interact with the many vendors and exhibits.

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Vancouver Fashion Week — September 16-21

Find out what the future of fashion has in store at Vancouver Fashion Week. Over 30 of the world’s finest designers will come together to show off their latest collections. It’s the sartorial event of the year.

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Vancouver Canucks — September 16

Like most Vancouverites, you’ve probably been itching for hockey to return. While the regular season will have to wait, this pre-season battle between the Canucks and the San Jose Sharks will whet your apetite for NHL action.

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The Lumineers — September 19

Hey! Ho! The Lumineers will be displaying their catchy brand of folk music at Deer Lake Park, so grab your suspenders and get ready to stomp your feet.

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IDSwest — September 19-22

With over 7,000 designers, architects, and developers, plus over 200 exhibits, IDSwest is the interior decorating and design show. Browse the showroom floor for all your design wants and needs.

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It’s All Greek To Me! Vancouver’s Original Greek Food Festival — September 20-22

Want to dive into Greek culture? Head over to Arbutus Street and join in on the fun at the Greek Food Festival this weekend. Enjoy authentic Greek dishes, dancing, singing, laungauge classes and more. Opa!

BC Adventures – Sept. 14 to 21