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

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Daniel Chai Dec 10, 2017 6:45 am 869

Sunday is here, and it is full of fun times for you and your friends!

From Make It! to Rogers Hometown Hockey, check out our 10 things to do in Vancouver (and beyond) this Sunday, December 10.

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

Make It! Vancouver 2017 

Handmade crafts for sale at a vender's stand (Make It! The Handmade Revolution/Facebook)

Handmade crafts for sale at a vender’s stand (Make It! The Handmade Revolution/Facebook)

  • What: Vendors from all over Canada coming to Vancouver this month to sell their handmade wares at the PNE Forum’s holiday-themed Make It! show this December. Shop from more than 265 vendors selling beautiful items made by hand, with love.
  • When: Now to December 10, 2017
  • Time: 10 am to 6 pm (Saturday), 11 am to 5 pm (Sunday)
  • Where: PNE Forum – 2901 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • Price: $8, available at the door. Kids 12 and under are free

Building Bridges among East Asian Canadians: How Does Racism Affect Us

  • What: Foster intercommunity relations through panel discussions, dialogues and the sharing of historical perspectives among different East Asian Canadian communities.
  • When: Sunday, December 10, 2017
  • Time: Noon to 5 pm
  • Where: The Nikkei Museum Lobby – 6688 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby
  • Tickets: Online, Free

Gulf of Georgia Cannery Winter Farmer’s Market

  • What: The Cannery Farmers’ Market has products from local food producers and artisans who follow a “Make it, Bake it, Grow it, Catch it” philosophy. BC-produced vegetables, fruits, and meats are the central draw to this market, but there is also entertainment and guided tours of the heritage site (pay by donation).
  • When: Sunday, December 10, 2017
  • Time: 10 am to 3 pm
  • Where: Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site – 12138 Fourth Avenue, Richmond
  • Admission: Free

How I Met My Mother: A Back to the Future Parody Musical – Geekenders

  • What: A burlesque homage to Back to the Future, featuring talented performers of all shapes and (tassel) sizes. Featuring original parodies of your favourite showtunes, escape the season with a trip through time.
  • When: Now to December 10, 2017
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: The Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
  • Tickets: At Rio Theatre; $20-$25

Rogers Hometown Hockey

  • What: The weekend will feature broadcast hosts Ron MacLean and Tara Slone, meet-and-greet opportunities with NHL alumni Kirk McLean and Dave Babych, live local entertainment and engaging activities for the whole family.
  • When: Now to December 10, 2017
  • Time: Noon to 7 pm
  • Where: Civic Plaza at Surrey City Hall – 13450 104 Ave, Surrey
  • Price: Free

Got Craft? Holiday Edition

  • What: Head to Got Craft! to celebrate a decade of handmade goodness. Shop for locally made goods, enjoy plenty of good eats, and craft a DIY project to take home. This fair also offers free swag bags for the first 50 people at the event each day.
  • When: Saturday, December 9 and Sunday, December 10, 2017
  • Time: 10 am to 5 pm
  • Where: Maritime Labour Centre – 1880 Triumph Street, Vancouver
  • Price: $3 per person, tickets available online

Shiny Fuzzy Muddy

  • What: ​​The annual holiday show of this Vancouver-based artisan collective will feature all kinds of handmade goods and products for the holiday season. This event aims to seek out new artists and connect guests with talented artisans in their community.
  • When: Saturday, December 9 and Sunday, December 10, 2017
  • Time: 11 am to 7 pm (Saturday), 10 am to 6 pm (Sunday)
  • Where: Heritage Hall – 3102 Main Street, Vancouver
    Price: $3 admission

TableTutors Tables & Toy Drive Open House

  • What: Student Performances, prize giveaways, raffles, workshops, food and more. Hosted by DJ Flipout. Please bring an unwrapped toy for donation for BC Children’s Hospital
  • When: Sunday, December 10, 2017
  • Time: 2 to 5 pm
  • Where: TableTutors – 6968 Russell Avenue, Burnaby
  • Admission: Free

VSO presents: A Traditional Christmas

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  • What: Far removed from the crowded malls and busy streets, a special performance by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (VSO) awaits those who are looking to slow things down, even just for a few hours this Christmas season. The music is conducted by William Rowson, an accomplished composer, whose work has been featured at at the Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival, UBS Verbier Festival, the Banff Centre’s Summer Music Series, and Niagara on the Lake International Chamber Music Festival.
  • When: Now to Sunday, December 10, 2017
  • Time: Times vary by date, check the website for details
  • Where: St. Andrew’s-Wesley United Church –1022 Nelson St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Available online

Eclairs & Cream Puff – Holiday Special

  • What: In this class, you’ll learn to make, pipe, decorate Cream Puffs and Eclairs, and fancy them up for any occasions. Bring home recipes and pastries.
  • When:  Sunday, December 10, 2017
  • Time: 2 to 4  pm
  • Where: Trout Lake Community Center – 3350 Victoria Dr, Vancouver
  • Price: $57.14; buy via Trout Lake CC

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

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