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7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, October 10

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Daniel Chai Oct 10, 2018 5:00 am 717

Cirque Du Soleils, Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series, and more. Pack your schedule with these seven fun things to do on Wednesday, October 10.

For more things happening around town be sure to check out our events section.

Corteo – Cirque Du Soleil

Cirque du Soleil Vancouver

Corteo Cirque du Soleil

  • What: One of Cirque Du Soleil’s most-loved productions is coming to Vancouver this fall as part of its North American Tour. From October 10 to 14, 2018, Corteo will dazzle audiences at Pacific Coliseum. Corteo, which means cortege in Italian, is a festive parade imagined by a clown. The show brings together theatrical acting and stunning acrobatics into a world of fun, comedy, and spontaneity.
  • When: Wednesday, October 10 to Sunday, October 14, 2018
  • Times: Various times
  • Where: Pacific Coliseum – 100 N Renfrew St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Available online. Tickets start at $49.

The Piano Teacher

  • What: An Arts Club Theatre Company production by Dorothy Dittrich. Erin, a concert pianist, hasn’t touched a piano since her husband died. As Elaine, a piano teacher, gently reacquaints Erin with her instrument, other life changes follow. A simple update to Erin’s home, for instance, brings the unexpected companionship of a contractor, Tom. Audience advisory: mature themes and strong language.
  • When: Various dates from Wednesday, October 10 to Saturday, October 20, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Main Stage at Surrey Arts Centre – 13750 88 Avenue, Surrey
  • Tickets: Online, $29-$49

Langley Community Farmers’ Market

  • What: Explore the dozens of local makers, bakers, and growers at Langley Community Farmers’ Market.
  • When: Wednesdays until October 10, 2018
  • Time: 12 to 4:30 pm
  • Where: Kwantlen Langley Campus Courtyard – 20901 Langley Bypass, Langley
  • Admission: Free

Vancouver International Improv Festival

  • What: Enjoy over 14 interactive improv performances, workshops and an opening night gala at VIIF 2018.
  • When: Wednesday, October 10 to Saturday, October 13, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Various locations
  • Tickets: Online

National Geographic Live!

Spinosaurus exhibit at National Geographic’s Explorer’s Hall

  • What: Hear from your favourite explorers, scientists, and photographers, as they highlight key issues and help preserve the world’s natural environment while illustrating their talks with beautifully built visual presentations. The first show kicks off on Wednesday, October 10 with ‘Spinosaurus: Lost Giant of the Cretaceous’ hosted by paleontologist Nizar Ibrahim.
  • When: Wednesday, October 10, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: The Orpheum – 601 Smithe Street
  • Price: Starting at $45 – Tickets available via Ticketmaster

Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series

  • What: The Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series is hosting its Vancouver finale exhibition at Gallery Jones on East 1st Avenue. This year, 28 of Vancouver’s top emerging artists were selected from curators at Artsy to go on and compete in the regional competition. On October 10, you can see the best of Vancouver’s art scene and enjoy Bombay Sapphire cocktails creatively designed by Kevin Brownlee.
  • When: Wednesday, October 10, 2018
  • Time: 7 to 9 pm
  • Where: Gallery Jones — 258 East 1st Avenue
  • Price: FREE – Register via Bombay Sapphire
  • Age: Attendees must be 19+

The Macallan Whisky Dinner at Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar

  • What: Whisky lovers can take part in an ultra-exclusive showcase for single malts and journey through the Scottish highlands when the celebrated distillery takes centre stage during a whisky pairing dinner at Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar on October 10. Tickets to the dinner, which pairs a custom menu created by Executive Chef Roger Ma with seven varieties of The Macallan’s world-renowned whiskies, are available for $149 per person plus tax and gratuity.
  • When: Wednesday, October 10, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar – 845 Burrard Street, Vancouver
  • Price: $149; call 604-642-2900 to reserve
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Daniel Chai
Daniel is a writer and comedian based in Vancouver, BC.

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