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7 things to do in Vancouver today: Friday, March 16

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Daniel Chai Mar 16, 2018 5:00 am 1,203

Embrace that Friday Feeling with our list of seven great events happening in Vancouver today, March 16. Choose from CelticFest Ceilidh, Vancouver Giants, and more.

And for more things happening around town be sure to check out our events section.

CelticFest 2018 Ceilidh

CelticFest

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  • What: The Annual CelticFest Ceilidh is back in a new location – The Scottish Cultural Centre. Dance the night away to music by Vancouver’s finest local musicians.
  • When: Friday, March 16, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Scottish Cultural Centre – 8886 Hudson Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $25

Colour Tongues

  • What: Colour Tongues, featuring James Challis, David Taylor, Graeme Meekison, and Daniel Ré, are known for their upbeat choruses, technical power rhythms, and blending of different instrumental patterns that work alongside high-range vocals. Featuring guests Late Night Takeaway and Sleepy Gonzales.
  • When: Friday, March 16, 2018
  • Time: Doors 7 pm
  • Where: Biltmore Cabaret – 2755 Prince Edward Street
    Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $12

Funny Money

  • What: A mild mannered man, living somewhere in the Lower Mainland, comes home with a briefcase full of money that he accidentally picked up on the SkyTrain. Hijinks ensue. Written by Ray Cooney and directed by Ellie King.
  • When: Friday, March 16 to Saturday, March 17, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Main Stage at Surrey Arts Centre – 13750 88 Avenue, Surrey
  • Tickets: Online, $20-$28

Run Wild Vancouver presents: Survive Outside

  • What: Run Wild Vancouver is hosting a special edition of the Adventure Smart Survive Outside classroom program. Seasoned trail runners share personal stories and practical tips to help play it safe on the trails. Attendees will also learn ways to manage the dynamics of running in a group, leadership skills, and things to consider when adventuring with less experienced runners.
  • When: Friday, March 16, 2018
  • Time: 6 to 9 pm
  • Where: MEC North Vancouver – 212 Brooksbank Avenue, North Vancouver
  • Register: Online, Free

Jacques Plante & the Parkdale Knitting League

  • What: Jacques Plante and the Parkdale Knitting League is a true life account of legendary NHL goalie Jacques Plante, with the fictionalized story of Violet Henderson, a lonely Toronto housewife who falls in love with Plante when she learns that, like herself, he is an avid knitter. The story spans the more than 20 years of both Plante’s varied and sometimes tumultuous career, and the romantic fantasy developed by Violet. Presented by Surrey’s Naked Stage.
  • When: Friday, March 16 to Sunday, March 18, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Newton Cultural Centre – 13530 – 72 Avenue, Surrey
  • Tickets: Online, $15

Little Miss Glitz – Too Fly Productions

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  • What:Little Miss Glitz is a musical parody/celebration of children’s beauty pageants, chock full of today’s catchy pop hits. Leapfrogging off the popular and derided TV show Toddlers and Tiaras, the play mixes entertainment with questionable beauty standards and parenting practices.
  • When: Friday, March 16 to Saturday, March 31, 2018
  • When: Various times
  • Where: Performance Works, Granville Island – 1218 Cartwright Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: At Eventbrite; $29

Vancouver Giants versus Kelowna Rockets

  • What: Vancouver Giants face off with the Kelowna Rockets in Western Hockey League action.
  • When: Friday, March 16, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: Langley Events Centre – 7888 200 Street, Langley
  • Tickets: Online
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Daniel Chai
Daniel Chai is a writer and actor based in Vancouver, BC.
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