What: The 46th annual BC Home + Garden Show is bringing you everything you need to whip your home and garden into shape. The show, which takes place until 26 at BC Place Stadium, will feature more than 425 exhibitors and local companies that will bring innovation, inspiration, and expert advice at every turn.
Where: 777 Pacific Boulevard – BC Place Stadium
When: February 25, 10 am to 9 pm, February 26, 10 am to 6 pm
What: The Coldest Night of the Year is a fun and family-friendly walking fundraiser that raises money for the hungry, homeless and hurting in over 100 communities across Canada. Vancouver’s walk is hosted by the First United Church, and offers a hint of the challenge faced by those experiencing homelessness – particularly during the winter.
Where: First United – 320 East Hastings Street,Vancouver
What: Artist Andrea Hooge is back with more doll-headed portraits, with hidden jokes and meanings, and a few surprises. These portraits of mid-century toys are created using cutout shapes to feature paintings and scratchboard illustrations.
Where: Hot Art Wet City – 2206 Main Street, Vancouver
What: The Comedy Basement at Goldies’ third annual All Ladies Stand-up Comedy Showcase. Headlined by Erica Sigurdson, featuring Susan Thompson, Oli Maughan, Katrina Bennett, Angelica Senger, Alannah Brittany, Andrea Jin, Lisa Keegan, Ashlee Ferral, Claire Pollock and Suzy Rawsome, and hosted by Emma Cooper.
Where: Goldies Pizza – 605 West Pender Street, Vancouver
What: An afternoon panel discussion focused on exploring the continued significance of Bill Reid’s masterwork, The Spirit of Haida Gwaii. Panelists include George Rammell, Nika Collison, Dr. Martine Reid and more.
Where: Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art – 679 Hornby Street, Vancouver
What: The fifth annual Pet Lover Show celebrates animals and animal lovers. Featuring President’s Choice SuperDogs Star Search, rabbit and dog agility shows, interactive and informative seminars by veterinarians and top professionals, and more.
Image: Carousel Theatre for Young People / Facebook
What: The quintessential Seuss, The Cat in the Hat returns to Carousel Theatre for Young People with extraordinary physical theatre, magic and movement. The Cat and his Hat appears one rainy day and turns The Boy, Sally and the Fish’s world upside down. At first it is fun, but Sally and the Boy soon find themselves in a chaotic predicament.
Where: The Waterfront Theatre – 1412 Cartwright Street, Vancouver (Granville Island)