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10 things to do in Vancouver today: Sunday, September 10

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Daniel Chai Sep 09, 2017 1:00 pm 1,960

Sundays are made for fun! Keep yours going with our list of 10 events to enjoy in Vancouver today, Sunday September 10. Treefest 2017, a Food Truck Festival, and more!

For more things happening around town, check out our events section.

FAÇADE Festival

Facade mockup on Vancouver Art Gallery/FAÇADE Festival

  • What: Kicking off the fall arts season, FAÇADE will bringing the digital art of projection mapping to downtown. The free festival will see the facade of the Vancouver Art Gallery lit up for 10 days by as many artists. It’s the second year of the festival, which last year saw 35,000 people enjoy the new media festival in the heart of downtown.
  • When: Until September 10
  • Where: Georgia Street facade of Vancouver Art Gallery – 750 Hornby Street, Vancouver
  • Price: Free

West End Sunday Art Market

  • What: The bustling and colourful market is filled with local artists and artisan food vendors selling their own creations. And you can hear local musicians performing live, too.
  • When: Every Sunday until the end of October
  • Time: 11 am to 6 pm
  • Where: Jim Deva Plaza – Davie and Bute, Vancouver
  • Price: Free

Treefest 2017 

  • What: Enjoy guided tree tours, a heritage walk, history bus tours, a blackberry tea, entertainers, children’s activities, a food truck and an antique radio museum.
  • When: September 10
  • Time: 11 am to 4 pm
  • Where: Riverview Lands at the baseball field on Pine Terrace – 2601 Lougheed Highway, Coquitlam
  • Admission: Free

Richmond Art Gallery presents: Eternal Return

  • What: Richmond Art Gallery in partnership with the Richmond Museum presents Eternal Return, an exhibition guest curated by Sunshine Frère presenting new works by five Vancouver-based artists: Barb Choit, Kevin Day, Lucien Durey, Alanna Ho and Anchi Lin. Each artist has selected artifacts from the Museum’s Migration Collection and developed works in direct dialogue with this eclectic array of historical objects.
  • When: September 10 to November 19
  • Where: Richmond Art Gallery – 180 – 7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond
  • Admission: By Donation

Weedbusters

  • What: Help the Burnaby Lake Park Association remove invasive plants that threaten native species.
  • When: September 10
  • Time: 1 to 4 pm
  • Where: Burnaby Lake Regional Park – Check www.burnabylakepark.ca for meeting location
  • Admission: Free, Ages 8+

Dear Father with guests Grizzly Waves and MidAtNight

  • What: Dear Father is a solo acoustic artist from Langley, British Columbia. His debut album, “A Hundred Years,” which was released in January 2017 through Ditto Music Canada, is a contemporary blend of folk music brought to life through Dear Father’s distinct voice and sound.
  • When: September 10
  • Time: Doors 7 pm / Show 8 pm
  • Where: Cafe Deux Soleils – 2096 Commercial Drive, Vancouver

Dish & DUER Warehouse Sale

  • What: Local brand Dish & DUER is hosting its first official warehouse sale, and they’ll have both women’s and men’s jeans, pants, shorts, and select tops/outerwear. Coming to their flagship store in downtown Vancouver from September 8 to 10, the brand will be selling denim under its mandate of creating fashion that serves a purpose without sacrificing style. 
  • When: Now to September 10
  • Time: 10 am to 8 pm on Saturday, 10 am to 6 pm on Sunday
  • Where: Dish & DUER Flagship Store – 118 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

Metro Vancouver Feast of Fields 

  • What: ​​Feast of Fields is a three hour wandering gourmet harvest festival that highlights the connections between farmers and chefs, field and table, and between farm folks and city folks. Taste, sip, and enjoy incredibly delicious creations from over 50 of BC’s best food and beverage providers. 
  • When: September 10
  • Time: 1 to 5 pm
  • Where: Krause Berry Farms & Estate Winery – 6179 248th Street, Langley
  • Tickets: Online, $15-$95

Fraser Valley Food Truck Festival – Vancouver

  • What: Head to this festival to enjoy 22 Vancouver food trucks, an artisan market, live music, and more. Trucks includes C’est si bon, Slavic Rolls, The Reef Runner, Cannoli King, Melt City Grilled Cheese to name a few.
  • When: September 10
  • Time: 12 pm
  • Where: 88 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver
  • Price: Free admission

Illumination Summer Night Market

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  • What: First there was the International Summer Night Market, then, there was the Panda Market, now, there’s the brand new Illumination Summer Night MarketThis event features over 300 different booths including over 200 retailers and 60 food ones. Illumination will feature special weekends dedicated to themes such as Music Festival Weekend, Culture Festival Weekend, and Music, Dance, and Singing Competitions.
  • Days/Time: Friday and Saturday from 7 pm to midnight, Sunday from 7 to 11 pm, and long weekends from 7 to midnight.
  • Dates: Now to September 10, 2017
  • Location: 12631 Vulcan Way (behind Home Depot on Sweden Way)

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Daniel Chai
Daniel is a writer and comedian based in Vancouver, BC.

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