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7 things to do in Vancouver today: Friday, October 27

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Daniel Chai Oct 27, 2017 12:14 am 1,391

It’s Halloween weekend and we’re here to help you get the spooky started. From Leading Moms 2017, Haunted Village at Burnaby Village Museum, and more, here are seven things to do in Vancouver on Friday, October 27.

For more things happening around town, check out our events section.

The Haunted Village at Burnaby Village Museum

  • What: Explore the Village in the dark of night with your costumes and dancing shoes. Everyone is invited to join the beautiful Madam Monarch for the Hill Street Bash.
  • When: October 27 to 30, 2017
  • Time: 6 to 9 pm
  • Where: Burnaby Village Museum & Carousel – 6501 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
  • Admission: $9-$14, members free

One Man Stranger Things: A Parody

Image: One Man Stranger Things

  • What: Stranger Things burst into popular consciousness in July 2016, referencing 80s movies, kid culture, the supernatural and Eggo waffles. Charles Ross and TJ Dawe grew up in the 80s, addicted to adventure movies, and went on to co-create a series of one man parody shows of Star Wars, Lord of the Rings and Batman, which continue to tour the world. The world premiere of One Man Stranger Things: A Parody will recreate and spoof season one of Stranger Things, reminding audiences why they loved it, right in time for season two.
  • When: October 27 and 28, 2017
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where:  Anvil Centre Theatre  777 Columbia Street, New Westminster
  • Tickets: Online, $17.50

Action Bronson

  • What: Since entering rap’s ring five years ago, Action Bronson has released a number of mixtapes, such as Rare Chandeliers (2012) with American hip hop producer The Alchemist, Blue Chips 2 (2013) with longtime producer Party Supplies, and his major label debut, an extended play (EP) titled Saaab Stories with frequent collaborator Harry Fraud, in 2013. Bronson released his first full-length album, Mr. Wonderful, in March 2015 and sold out his last Vancouver show in September 2016.
  • When: Friday, October 27, 2017
  • Time: Doors 8 pm / Show 9:30 pm
  • Where: Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Cost: $40 via Live Nation

Leading Moms 2017

  • What: Inspirational talks by extraordinary moms. The 2017 theme is Change, and the event features keynote speakers Lotte Davis (CEO & Founder, One Girl Can Society), Andrea Reimer (City of Vancouver Councillor), and more.
  • When: Friday, October 27, 2017
  • Time: 8:30 am to 2:30 pm
  • Where: Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre – 162 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $50-$119

Bonsor’s Big Boo!

  • What: Friendly frightening family fun at Bonsor. Featuring an imagination playground, crafts and games, cookies for kids, a haunted house, and more.
  • When: Friday, October 27, 2017
  • Time: 6 to 8:30 pm
  • Where: Bonsor Recreation Complex – 6550 Bonsor Avenue, Burnaby
  • Admission: $1

A Halloween Night at Wayne Manor

  • What: A Halloween Night at Wayne Manor is a fully immersive, multi-sensory experience in which audience members arrive at the Gotham City Policemens’ Masquerade Ball, and explore stately Wayne Manor where every alcove, corner, and corridor has been transformed into Gotham City.
  • When: Friday, October 27, 2017
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Brock House Restaurant -3875 Point Grey Road, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $75-$250

Taste of Yaletown 2017

La PentolaDishes from La Pentola (Hanna McLean/Daily Hive)

  • What: The annual food fest is returning for its 13th year of special menus, tasting plates, and expert pairings in the restaurants of one of Vancouver’s swankiest neighbourhoods.
  • When: Now to October 27, 2017
  • Where: Multiple venues in Yaletown
  • Price: Special menus for $25, $35, or $45

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

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