What: Tell the City what you think about their plan for Northeast False Creek or share your own vision for the new waterfront events district and destination park. If you can’t make the event, you can still share your thoughts online.
Where: Vancouver Public Library Central, Atrium – 350 W Georgia St, Vancouver
When: Tuesday, September 27, from noon to 3 pm, drop in any time
What: Join Living Oceans Society and Chef Trevor Bird from the well-loved Fable restaurant. In simple and easy steps, he will get your filleting skills up to speed, and give you great cooking tips on what to do with the whole fish.
Where: Miele Experience Centre – 69 Smithe Street, Vancouver
What: As a tribute to Mozart’s love of beer gardens and his belief that opera should be for the people, City Opera Vancouver is bringing live performances, a chance to meet the conductor, and a sneek peak at the costumes to craft beer drinkers.
Where: Big Rock Urban Brewery & Eatery – 310 W 4th Ave, Vancouver
When: Tuesday, September 27, from 6 to 9 pm
Tickets: On Eventbrite, $25-$100, one beer and food tasters included
What: This class for women only is rooted in vinyasa-based yoga. Fitness elements are incorporated into the yoga sequence in creative and challenging ways. If you’re craving a little more fire, YogaFit will get your heart racing and help build strength.
Where: Public Myth Kitsilano – 2005 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver
What: Tantalize your taste buds at several different taco shops around Vancouver, each serving up tasting plates for taco lovers to enjoy, including Las Tortas, Patron Tacos & Cantina, La Catrina Tacos, Dosa Hut and Tmix Tea & Dessert.
What: Peaches is known for her electro grooves and explicit lyrics, as well as her Always putting on energetic shows. Wild, adventurous, and unpredictable, Peaches’ show in Vancouver is sure to be like no other.
Where: Commodore Ballroom, 868 Granville Street, Vancouver
What: The city’s largest Oktoberfest celebration includes a theatrical keg tapping, and Marktplatz, plus for the first time this year, the Stein Games and a Lippensynchron Battle. It’ll have you clinking your steins and cheering “Prost!”
Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza – 650 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
When: From Thursday, September 29 to Sunday, October 9
What: The Vancouver International Film Festival kicks off with its Opening Gala film, the romance biopic Maudie, celebrating the life and career of Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis, starring Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke.
Where: The Centre In Vancouver For The Performing Arts – 777 Homer Street, Vancouver
When: Thursday, September 29, at 6:30 pm, festival continues through October 14
What: An exploration of faith and faithlessness from dance-theatre guru Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg, Porno Death Cult tells the story of a pilgrimage through a strange landscape of longing, where a woman, preacher, and god come face to face.
Where: Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre – 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver
When: Thursday, September 29, from 8 to 10 pm; also showing on Friday, September 30.
What: Vancouver’s first ever LEGO Imagine Nation Tour is coming to town, bringing along expert Master Builders and unique LEGO creations galore. The brick-building extravaganza features 13 different pavilions and 20 stunning life-sized LEGO models.
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre – 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver
When: Friday, September 30, 4 to 8 pm
Saturday, October 1, 9 am to 1 pm / 3 to 7 pm
Sunday, October 2, 9 am to 1 pm / 3 to 7 pm
Tickets: Available online, $28.50 for general admission
What: It’s time to grab your flapper dresses, don your two-toned shoes, and get ready to dance the Charleston. Gatsby’s Night Out will bring the roaring twenties to the heart of Vancouver for a fun and free night out.
Where: The Orpheum – 884 Granville Street, Vancouver