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7 things to do in Vancouver today: Friday, September 22

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Daniel Chai Sep 21, 2017 10:10 pm 2,075

The first day of fall is here! Let’s greet the new season with one of the seven fun events happening around Vancouver today, Friday, September 22. BC Lions, SFSS fall kick off concert, and more.

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

BC Lions versus Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Image: BC Lions

  • What: Head to BC Place for CFL action between BC Lions and Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
  • When: September 22
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: BC Place – 777 Pacific Blvd., Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Disposable Camera Project

  • What: A selection of Vancouver’s top artists were given these old school cameras as part of the aptly named Disposable Camera Project, and you’ll be able to view the best photos they snapped at the Remington Gallery and Studio, on September 22. Co-curated by Megan Jenkins and Helen Wong, this year’s Disposable Camera Project is focusing on the theme of space.
  • When: September 22
  • Time: 7 to 11 pm
  • Where: Remington Gallery and Studio – 108 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • Price: Free

Port Moody Oktoberfest

  • What: Port Moody Oktoberfest presents an authentic Bavarian Oktoberfest experience. Featuring original Munich Pork Hock, Schnitzel, Oktoberfest Bratwurst, Original “München Oktoberfest” beers, Paulaner, and Hacker-Pschorr. Plus giant Jenga, cornhole, balloons for families, hockey pucks, face painting and more.
  • When: September 22 to 24, September 29 to October 1
  • Where: 100 Newport Drive, Port Moody
  • Tickets: Online

Japanese Problem – Universal Limited Theatre

  • What: 75 years ago, over 8000 Japanese-Canadians were detained in barns where the PNE now stands today. Site-specific theatre takes on new meaning in Japanese Problem, shedding light on this little-known dark moment of Vancouver history. Set in a recreated stall within the original building of the Japanese-Canadian incarnation, the intimate performance incorporates interviews with survivors and their descendants, many of whom are still dealing with the ramifications today.
  • When: September 22 to 30
  • Where: The Livestock Building, Hastings Park – 188 N. Renfrew Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: RSVP at Eventbrite; By Donation

PROHIBITION: nothing but trouble 2017 

Taka/Art Rapture

  • What: Art Rapture is bringing local and international artists works together for this year’s PROHIBITION: nothing but trouble event. The fifth-annual show adopts the theme of rapture and this means you can traverse a space where contemporary pieces scream off the walls with provocation and colour. See some epic jaw-dropping works that bend the boundaries of what you’d see in a traditional gallery.
  • When: September 22 and 23
  • Where: 130 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver
  • Price: $12 – $35 – Tickets available via Picatic

Feast on the Fraser

  • What: Feast on the Fraser is back this fall for ten days of food-filled fun in New Westminster. Taking place from September 22 until October 1, this event offers everything from longtable dinners to cultural tastings and everything in between. Feast on the Fraser was created to show people the best of what New West has to offer – from food to fun, this schedule is packed with exciting culinary events.
  • When: September 22 to October 1
  • Where: Multiple venues around New Westminster
  • Ticketd: $25-$135; buy online

The 2017 SFSS fall kick off concert

  • What: The event will be a build off the massive success of previous SFSS concerts. Whether you’re a student or not, you can attend the concert as long as you’re at least 16. Get ready to party, dance, and make new friends to epic beats from Roy Woods, Audien, Elephante and more.
  • When: September 22
  • Time: 6 pm to 10 pm
  • Where: SFU Convocation Mall, Burnaby
  • Tickets: Student tickets $35, non-students $55. Purchase online. General admission age 16+ (2 pieces of valid ID required for entry, a limited amount of tickets will be sold at the door)

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

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