What: The Big Brunch aims to be the largest outdoor brunch ever in the country. The event will feature every conceivable type of brunch fare from some of the city’s best restaurants and cafés. Also featuring a caesar competition, a breakfast sandwich cook-off, and a cold-brew kegger with local, independent coffee roasters.
Where: YVR Food Fest in the Olympic Village – 215 West 1st, Vancouver
What:On the occasion of Canada’s 150th anniversary, the Museum of Vancouver is diving deep into the vault and showcasing some of Vancouver’s most valuable treasures to present our newest exhibition Unbelievable, in collaboration with HCMA Architecture + Design. Unbelievable features contested objects, storied replicas and iconic artifacts for a mind-bending exploration of the role stories play in defining community – and what happens when these tales can’t be relied upon.
Where: Museum of Vancouver – 1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver
When: Now to September 24
Tickets:Online, $$8-$18. Children 4 and under free.
What: Previous titleholders will be coming back to share their stories, and of course there will be all the excitement of finding out who will be crowned this year’s Miss BC, Mrs. BC and Miss Teen BC. Regional titles will be awarded in each category, and the winner of Miss/Mrs./Miss Teen Charity BC will be announced. In support of Cops for Cancer.
Where: Chandos Auditorium – 918 Granville Street, Vancouver
Image: Garry Chalk and the Kits Point All-Stars / Facebook
What: Veteran musicians Garry Chalk, Don Alder, Ian ‘Stan’ Wardle and Antoine Champaux are The Kits Point All-stars. Band members of the group have toured independently in the USA, Europe and Asia. All are extremely talented in their own right with Garry Chalk being a multiple Gemini Award-winning actor, voice over artist, an accomplished singer, and guitar player. Don Alder was the winner of the 2011 Worldwide Guitar Idol, 2010 Guitar Superstar North America, and 2007 International Finger style Champion.
Where: Kitsilano Showboat – 2300 Cornwall Avenue, Vancouver
What: As the centrepiece of the year-long Canada on Screen program, The Cinematheque celebrates Canada Day and Canada’s 150th birthday with a week of free screenings, featuring many of Canada’s greatest film (and television) works, from Anne of Green Gables to Jesus Of Montreal.
Where: The Cinematheque – 6810 Main Street, Vancouver
When: Now to July 7 at various times
Cost: Free and available on a first-come, first-served basis from The Cinematheque box office on the day of the screening.