What: Hautebox is dropping the beat with Babes + Beats on the Shore – a high-energy summer workout featuring Slow Jam Sundays‘ DJ Marlon J. English and Ariel Swan. The afternoon includes Yoga Beats (instructed by Rachel Wainwright of Exhale Yoga Retreats with music by DJ Nathalie Morel), vegan and gluten-free snacks from 2 Guys With Knives, shop retail featuring new summer pieces from Koral, BRUNETTE The Label and Lisbeth Jewellery, and finally Babes + Beats, another 60-minute high-vibing, outdoor workout with proceeds benefitting BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre Foundation.
What: Get your chicest hats and flashiest bowties out. The Deighton Cup – Vancouver’s most stylish day at the races – is coming back for summer 2018. Aside from the races, this year’s event will include a best-dressed competition, mixology contest, and delicious food catered by Earls. The restaurant chain will be building a pop-up kitchen on location and Hawksworth will be catering food for patrons in VIP suits. Whether you treat yourself at the taco bar or try delicious sushi doughnuts, the spread at the Cup will definitely satisfy.
When: Saturday, July 21, 2018
Time: 11 am to 6 pm
Where: Hastings Racetrack -188 N Renfrew St, Vancouver
What: Stroll through historic Steveston Village as the past comes to life with the Steveston Alive! Walking Tour Vignettes. Not just any ordinary walking tour – visitors will discover what the past was like as talented Hugh McRoberts Secondary School drama student actors perform five short plays about living and working in Steveston in the year 1917.
When: Every Saturday until July 21, 2018
Time: 1 pm and 3 pm
Where: Steveston Museum – 3811 Moncton Street, Richmond
What: Get your dance shoes on, bring your friends and family and spend a full day of fun with live performances, food trucks, interactive activities, art installations, artisan vendors and more. Four main musical stages will feature the best of BC’s thriving indie music scene.
What: Since starting comedy in 2004, Andy has been seen on Jimmy Fallon, Conan, Comedy Central Presents, the Pete Holmes show, Roast Battle, and Another Period. He now lives in LA where he regularly performs at the Comedy Store and writes for television shows.
When: Now to Saturday, July 21, 2018
Time: Various times
Where: The Comedy MIX – 1015 Burrard St, Vancouver
What: Known as a master of Sufi-style singing, Sartaaj has captivated audiences for years with his melodies and classic Punjabi tunes. Sartaaj graduated with an honours degree in music and also completed his 5-year diploma in classical music from Sangeet Vishard in Jalandhar, Punjab. He then headed to Punjab University, Chandigarh for his Masters, also in Music, and he also holds a PhD with specialization in Sufi poetry. Not only is Sartaaj a musician but he is also an actor, and showed his many talents in the Hollywood film The Black Prince released last year.
When: Saturday, July 21, 2018
Time: Doors open at 6:30 pm and concert starts at 7:30 pm
Where: Queen Elizabeth Theater, 630 Hamilton St, Vancouver