Celebrate what Vancouver and the rest of BC has to offer! Tap into the pulse of the city with arts and culture festivals, food events, and more.
Lush Cosmetics, known for its strong ethics and out-of-this-world scents, has created an experiential, exclusive and totally free perfume exhibition that will “pop-up” in Vancouver from September 26th to 30th! Fresh off a European tour, Gorilla Gallery Volume IV is a large-scale installation of Lush’s conceptual approach to creating perfume, where each new scent is considered a work of… more
Join us for the first annual Richmond Harvest Fest at Garden City Lands, an amazing 136.5 acre park in the heart of Richmond. Richmond Harvest Fest offers visitors a unique opportunity to connect with local farmers and learn about where our food comes from. This event is full of fun activities for the whole family including interactive agricultural displays, a straw bale slide, arts and crafts,… more
Two award-winning Vancouver restaurants will join forces to spotlight one of their favourite suppliers when Farmer’s Apprentice Chef/Owner David Gunawan and Osteria Savio Volpe Chef/Co-owner Mark Perrier host a Late Summer Harvest Dinner with organic farming pioneer Michael Ableman at Salt Spring Island’s Foxglove Farm on Saturday, Sept. 30. Guests will enjoy a sparkling wine canapé… more
MADE WITH LOVE is the annual event that allows you to discover what your city's craft cocktail scene has to offer. It is at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver that 12 of the city's most talented Barchefs will present a unique and original cocktail & food-pairing creation in view of being crowned Vancouver's BEST Barchef for 2017 !! One ticket for the event includes a complete tasting of all showcased… more
On September 24, 2017, thousands of women will celebrate Active Nation Day around the world. For the first time ever in Canada, award-winning technical fashion brand, Lorna Jane will host events across the country to coincide with the launch of Lorna Jane Clarkson’s latest book, Love You. Active Nation Day is a movement created in 2012 by Australian technical fashion brand, Lorna Jane, to… more
The fourth annual Etsy: Made in Canada returns to Vancouver on Saturday, Sept. 23 and Sunday, Sept. 24 a Rocky Mountaineer (1755 Cottrell St.) from 11 AM to 5 PM. Join the celebration of quality craftsmanship and dedicated makers from the Vancouver’s own backyard.
The British Columbia Choral Federation (BCCF) presents: Light Up the Choirs, a series of five benefit concerts in support of wildfire relief. The premise is simple: gather a few local choirs together, take turns singing three or four songs each, collect donations at the door, and give the proceeds to the Canadian Red Cross BC Fires Appeal. The September 22 concert will feature the Magee… more
Come discover garden favourites, rare wonders and specialty bulbs for all seasons. This year’s sale focuses on less common, dormant bulbs, corms, tubers and rhizomes–donated by the Garden, volunteer propagation groups, and the Friends of the Garden. Last year, our crew prepped and sold 150 different taxa from Acis to Zantedeschia. The Shop in the Garden will also be open with lots of… more
Join the Ronald McDonald House BC & Yukon for the 15th annual A Night to Dream Gala on Thursday, September 28 at the Fairmont Pacific Rim. The elegant evening will include dinner, dancing and a coveted live and silent auction in celebration of this amazing community that keeps families close when it matters most. Each year, hundreds of families from across BC and the Yukon travel to Vancouver… more
It’s 1956, and happy empty-nesters Sam and Hilda Fluck are finally enjoying life on their own. In fact, they plan to purchase their first television set as a means of celebrating the milestone. But their peaceful world takes a chaotic turn when each of their children hop the fence into Hilda’s yard and are suddenly back home for an extended and unexpected stay setting in motion a hilarious… more
Vancouver Fashion Week is proud to announce its 30th season taking place in September from the 18th to the 24th, at the David Lam Hall in downtown Vancouver. Vancouver Fashion Week will be hosting International, and Local designers, showcasing their Spring, and Summer 2018 collections. Vancouver Fashion Week is known globally to be a platform for artists to branch into international markets while… more
St. James’ Anglican Church launches it’s new music series with an organ recital by Donald Hunt, the new director of music at Christ Church Cathedral in Victoria, BC. Donald Hunt will play works by J.S. Bach, Dupré, Messiaen, and more on the mighty Casavant Organ, first installed in 1938.
Shaughnessy’s Backstory - September 19th Michael Kluckner explores the early development and history of Shaughnessy and what elements contribute to its historic value. Innovative zoning changes in the 1980s allowed some of the mansions to convert to strata and infill their grounds in return for heritage conservation, but a wave of wealthy buyers in the 21st century wanted new, single-family… more