What: The annual market is bringing more than 85 local vendors together under one roof at The Pipe Shop Building. There will be music pumping throughout the event, free do-it-yourself workshops by Il Fioraio Floral Design that you can take part in, and food trucks on-site to satisfy your cravings. Plus, if you’re one of the first 50 people through the doors (on either event days) you’ll receive a free canvas tote bag full of local goodies!
When: Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29, 2018
When: 11 am to 5 pm
Where: The Pipe Shop Building – 115 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver
What: During the summer market season, Riley Park features over 30 vendors each week. Explore a fresh selection of just-picked seasonal fruits and veggies, ethically-raised meats and sustainable seafood, artisanal bread and prepared foods, craft beer, wine, & spirits, handmade craft, and coffee and food trucks.
When: Every Saturday from Saturday, April 28 to Saturday, October 27, 2018
Time: 10 am to 2 pm
Where: Riley Park – 50 East 30th Avenue, Vancouver
What: An exhibition of art from Emily Carr University students. The exhibit name refers to the connection between the rough material, the rock, and the actual colour used in the artworks. Each participant has their own unique way of approaching the exhibition theme – some more literal, some symbolic and abstract, but all have explored alternative ways of creating art.
When: Now to
Time: Various times
Where: Britannia Mine Museum – 1 Forbes Way, Britannia Beach
What: For Independent Bookstore Day, Western Sky Books has invited Jason Lee, author of the book Living with the Dragon, Healing 15,000 Days of Abuse, and Shame for a book reading and discussion on anger and mental health.
When: Saturday, April 28, 2018
Time: 2 to 3 pm
Where: Western Sky Books – 2132-2850 Shaughnessy Street, Port Coquitlam
What: One-eyed comedic performer Stephanie Morin-Robert has turned her glass eye into a superpower, recounting her early life with a disability. A daring and honest one-woman show that has had sold-out performances across Canada and Europe, Blindside takes a closer look at how this interdisciplinary artist overcame her obstacles.
When: Now to Saturday, April 28, 2018
Time: 8 pm
Where: Studio 1398 – 1398 Cartwright Street, Granville Island, Vancouver
What: Firstly, you probably didn’t know that House of Cards showrunner Melissa James Gibson is from Vancouver. Secondly, that Gibson penned her own smart and sexy play, THIS, and will be playing to hometown crowds this month. An “un-romantic comedy,” the script focuses on some familiar-sounding themes: midlife, loneliness, and adultery.