What: The fifth annual Veg Expo is literally going to be the sustainable food event of the year, featuring more than 200 local and international exhibitors. Explore the many aisles filled with tasty veggie and vegan treats, and enjoy all of the samples along the way. Be inspired by speakers like documentary producer and writer Kip Anderson, vegan tri-athlete, Dom Thompson, as well as the first ever vegan bikini pro, Samantha Shorkey. And get insiders tips as you watch cooking demos led by celeb chef Mike Brown of Heirloom restaurant.
When: Sunday, May 27, 2018
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West – 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver
Tickets: $16; buy online (+ get 2-for-1 tickets when you use the promo code DAILYVEG at checkout)
What: Western Canada’s largest carving show, featuring wildlife competitions, including birds, fish, First Nations carving styles, wood turning, auctions, and raffles. Learn all there is to know about carving and see art created before your eyes as carvers showcase their skills at this free event. Food Bank donations are appreciated.
When: Saturday, May 26 to Sunday, May 27, 2018
Time: Various times
Where: Hugh McRoberts Senior Secondary School –8980 Williams Road, Richmond
What: ITSAZOO presents the Western Canadian premiere of David James Brock’s award-winning drama, WET. Set during the height of Canada’s involvement in the Afghanistan War, this raw and immersive play examines love, abandonment, and the dire cost of combat. Directed by Chelsea Haberlin.
When: Now to Sunday, May 27, 2018
Time: 8 pm
Where: Russian Hall – 600 Campbell Avenue, Vancouver
What: CodeDay is a worldwide event where programmers come together to build apps and games for 24 straight hours. The event is open to not just student programmers, but individuals of any other background and skill level. Complete rookies, seasoned veterans, HTML, C++, CodeDay is open to all. Because the event runs overnight, participants will have the option to sleep over at the venue or, more realistically, code through the night.
What: Shoppers are invited to amble over and pick up some afternoon picnic supplies, groceries for the week, and Sunday dinner fixings from over 25 farms and producers. Each week you’ll find a fresh selection of just-picked seasonal fruits and veggies, ethically-raised meats & sustainable seafood, artisanal bread and prepared foods, craft beer, wine, and spirits, handmade craft, and coffee and food trucks.
When: Every Sunday from Sunday, May 27 to Sunday, October 7, 2018
Time: 10 am to 2 pm
Where: Dude Chilling Park – 2390 Brunswick Street, Vancouver
What: Hosted by Roller Skate Vancouver, Vancouver Pop-Up Roller Disco features live music by DJ K-Tel and funky tunes blasting all evening long. Skate rentals will be available for $10 a pair and are first come, first-served. The event is open to anyone, age 16 and older.
What: This family-oriented event attracts hundreds of children and their families who have a chance to earn dozens of prizes provided by local businesses. Bring your own rod, reel and bait. Enjoy a pancake breakfast provided by the Kinsmen Club.
What: Join John Atkin, Bob Sung & Hayne Wai on a walking tour exploring Chinatown’s unique and ever-changing cultural landscape in relation to the past, present, and future. The tour group will meet at the Chinese Cultural Centre. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and dress appropriately. Presented by Chinese Canadian Historical Society of BC & Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society.
When: Sunday, May 27, 2018
Time: 11 am to 1 pm
Where: Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouver – 50 East Pender Street, Vancouver