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10 things to do in Vancouver: Sunday, July 23

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Daniel Chai Jul 22, 2017 11:28 pm 1,751

The weekend rolls on and we’re ready to discover what Sunday has in store! Fill your schedule with our checklist of 10 events to experience in Vancouver, including Royal City Show and Shine, Jack Johnson and more.

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

Brewery & The Beast Vancouver

  • What: This one of a kind, ultra-meaty outdoor culinary experience features chefs cooking up locally-sourced products and ingredients, and aims to educate guests about becoming a conscientious consumer and buying local – all while filling their stomachs with a ton of high quality grub. Guests will have the opportunity to sip on beers and craft sodas from Victoria’s Phillips Brewing Company, cider from Left Field Cider, and premium BC wines as well.
  • When: July 23
  • Time: 1 to 4 pm
  • Where: Concord Pacific Lot, 88 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver
  • Cost: $99.95 (2 tickets per person purchase limit); buy via TicketRocket

New Moon Cabaret

  • What: Moth Orbit Object Theatre studio presents an open space for short form performances of all flavours every new moon. Acts include Carmen Loretta, Tasia Mathot, Blanca Escobar, Bob Twaites, Ellen Kibble, Volodymyr Bedzin, Christina Glover, and more. MC is Annie Lefabvre.
  • When: July 23
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: 203-1701 Powell Street (The ARC) – Buzz #0969.

Jack Johnson

  • What: This American singer-songwriter is known for his easygoing acoustic tunes and his hit debut album Brushfire Fairytales. Since then, Johnson has released a slew of hits including “Better Together,” “Upside Down” and “Banana Pancakes.”
  • When: July 23
  • Time: Doors at 5 pm/ Show at 6:30 pm
  • Where: Deer Lake Park– 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
  • Tickets: On Ticketmaster, $59.50

Double Down Comedy featuring Kwasi Thomas!

  • What: Veteran comedian and actor Kwasi Thomas headlines at Finch & Barley, with Randee Neumeyer, Cheryl Lee Holliday and Dion Arnold rounding out the bill. Gavin Clarkson hosts.
  • When: July 23
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Finch & Barley -250 East 1st Street, North Vancouver
  • Tickets: $5 after 9 pm

2017 Royal City Show and Shine

  • What: All makes and models, cars trucks and motorcycles are welcome to enter in 20 categories. Featuring food trucks, music and more.
  • When: July 23
  • Time: 11 am
  • Where: Justice Institute of BC – 715 McBride Boulevard, New Westminster
  • More Information and Registration: Online

Contemporary Art Gallery Tour in Spanish

  • What: Join artist Guadalupe Martinez for a tour of the current Contemporary Art Gallery exhibitions in Spanish.
  • When: July 23
  • Time: 3 pm
  • Where: Contemporary Art Gallery – 555 Nelson Street, Vancouver
  • Cost: Free

North Delta Farmers’ Market

  • What: The North Delta Farmers’ Market moves to the North Delta Rec Centre this season for a reinvigorated weekly market. Shop local and find farm fresh foods, delicious street food fare, handmade gifts, crafts, and jewellery.
  • Dates: Every Sunday to October 29
  • Time: 10 am to 2 pm
  • Location: North Delta Rec Centre – 11415 84th Avenue, Delta
  • Cost: Free

Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids Vancouver

  • What: Do you still have any of your childhood or teenage writing? Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids is an open-mic evening of book reports, poetry, diary entries, letters from camp, etc. — all read out loud by adults to a room full of strangers.
  • When: July 23
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
  • Tickets:Online

2nd Annual Light On PTSD 24 Hour Cycling Event

  • What: Light On PTSD is a non-profit organization based in Vancouver that offers resources and raises awareness and funds for those struggling with post traumatic stress. The 24 Hour cycling event at Stanley Park hopes to raise $10,000 in donations for Honour House in Vancouver. Excess funds will go toward future donations and initiatives in raising awareness and offering resources.
  • When: July 23 to 24
  • Where: Stanley Park

Sunday Family Corner: Learn Chigiri-e art

  • What: Free drop-in program for families, inspired by gallery exhibits and seasonal Japanese events. This month, learn to make chigiri-e with Japanese washi paper. Chigiri-e is a traditional art form that uses delicately torn paper to create images that resemble watercolour paintings.
  • When: July 23
  • Time: Noon to 4 pm
  • Where: Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre – 6688 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby
  • Cost: Free

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

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