The last hump day of 2017. Celebrate by doing something fun. From Cosmic Yearbook to King of the Rail in Whistler and more, here are seven things to do in Vancouver and beyond on Wednesday, December 27.
What: Every day this holiday week, H.R. MacMillan Space Centre has a featured craft and special additions to each of their shows highlighting some of the amazing cosmic events of 2017, from the solar eclipse in August, the end of the Saturn Cassini mission, and more.
When: Now to Sunday, January 7, 2018
Time: 11:30 am to 4 pm
Where: H.R. MacMillan Space Centre – 1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver
Admission: All activities included with general admission, which is $18
What: Bring your family and your skates for a fun day of skating. Wear your own skates and helmets as no rentals are available. Helmets are recommended for all skaters and are required for children 12 and younger.
When: Various dates from Wednesday, December 27, 2017 to Monday, February 12, 2018
Time: 1 to 4 pm
Where: PNE Agrodome –2901 E Hastings St, Vancouver
Admission: $2-$3, free for children 2 years and under
What: As the most renowned Beijing Opera troupe in the world, the Mei Lanfang Beijing Opera Troupe bears the name of the greatest opera group in modern Chinese history. Founded in the 1920s, this troupe’s distinctive interpretation and style was created by Mr. Mei Lanfang.
When: Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Time: 7 pm
Where: Hard Rock Casino – 2080 United Blvd, Coquitlam
What: King of the Rail is a three-part series of rail jam contests culminating in the crowning of the King and Queen of the Rail on the final night. A great competition for the participants and an excellent show for the spectators.
When: Wednesday, December 27, 2017, Wednesday, January 3 and Saturday, January 13, 2018
Time: 5:30 pm
Where: Whistler Village next to the Fitzsimmons Chair – Whistler