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7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, September 28

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Daniel Chai Sep 27, 2017 9:08 pm 548

Plan your Thursday with our rundown of seven things to do around Vancouver, including Vancouver Canucks, UBC Harvest Feastival, and more.

13: The Musical

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  • What: These 18-and-under stars all have major network credits under their belts, from the CBC to Disney to Netflix. Now they’re coming together to triple-threat their way through 13, the Broadway teen musical about growing up. It’s refreshing to see teenagers portrayed by actors of that age group, many of whom will act, sing and dance to a live band.
  • When: September 28 to October 8
  • Where: Waterfront Theatre, Granville Island – 1412 Cartwright Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: At Eventbrite; $13-$34

Vancouver International Film Festival 2017

  • What: Both in terms of admissions and number of films screened, VIFF is among the five largest film festivals in North America. The festival screen films from 70 countries on nine screens, with an international line-up including the pick of the world’s top film fests and many undiscovered gems.
  • When: September 28 to October 13
  • Where: Various venues around Vancouver
  • Ticket Packs and Passes: Online

VR/AR Association Presents: Branding for the Future 

  • What: Find out how retailers, marketers, and interactive agencies are using virtual and augmented reality to create memorable brand experiences.
  • When: Thursday, September 28, 2017
  • Time: 5:30 to 10:30 pm
  • Where: Hootsuite HQ – 5 East 8th Avenue, Vancouver
  • Tickets: On Eventbrite. $75 and free for VRARA members.

Folk Fabulous II

  • What: Folk Fabulous II is an intimate evening of music performed by six of Vancouver’s finest musical talent. Performers will collaborate on each other’s songs and fill the evening with new arrangements, vocal harmonies and musical creations.
  • When: September 28
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts – 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
  • Tickets: Online, $40

Vancouver Canucks vs Calgary Flames

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  • What: The Vancouver Canucks continue their Rogers Arena pre-season against the Calgary Flames on September 28.
  • When: September 28
  • Time:  7 pm
  • Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Interior Design Show Vancouver 2017

  • What: There will be artists, makers, design-centric brands, and more creatives coming together in Vancouver to showcase their current works, concepts, and products. Plus, you’ll also have the opportunity to hear from some of the design world’s most notable designers A definite highlight of the fair is designer Camille Walala, who will be speaking and showcasing her work at IDS Vancouver.
  • When: September 28 to October 1
  • Where: Vancouver Convention Centre – West Building – 1055 Canada Place
  • Tickets: $14 – $18 for passes | $35 Opening Night Party – Tickets available via Interior Design Show 

UBC Harvest Feastival

  • What: This event kicks off with a cocktail and reception at the Alumni Centre, which is followed by a six-course feast, local wine and beer (for purchase), live music, and entertainment. The after-dinner entertainment includes special shows and exhibits planned just for you at UBC’s world-class Arts and Culture District.
  • When: September 28
  • Time: 4 to 10 pm
  • Where: UBC, 2329 West Mall, Vancouver
  • Ptice: $25-$45; buy online

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

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