10 things to do in Vancouver today: Sunday, February 12

Feb 9 2017, 11:07 pm

Just because it’s Sunday doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. Discover Vancouver with these 10 events happening around the city, including a vegan Valentine Pop-Up Shop and live band burlesque.

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

Support a great cause at Variety Children’s Charity Show Of Hearts Telethon

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Explore the world of anime at Anime Revolution

  • What: AniRevo is Vancouver’s largest and fasting growing anime convention, celebrating anime, manga, cosplay and Japanese Culture at it’s Winter gathering. Featuring live shows, panel discussions, and cosplay contests.
  • Where: The Art Institute of Vancouver – 2665 Renfrew Street, Vancouver
  • When: February 12 to 13
  • Tickets: At the door, $20-$25, children under 12 free

Enjoy a vegan Valentine at Blue Valentine Pop-Up Shop

  • What: Join Blue Heron Creamery along with Say Hello Sweets and For the Love of Food for a delicious Blue Valentines Pop-Up Shop. Try plant-based chocolates, ice cream, cheeses, cookies, and cheesecake.
  • Where: 400 Industrial Avenue, Vancouver
  • When: February 12 at 6 pm
  • Tickets: At the door, $5 which includes treats and a beverage.

Hit the dance floor at Baza Open House

  • What: Learn about Baza’s wide variety of dance lessons, including salsa, bachata, tango, zouk, kizomba, hip-hop, latin fitness, ballroom and more. Includes free classes, prizes and an afterparty
  • Where: Baza Dance Studios – 1304 Seymour Street, Vancouver
  • When: February 12 at 1 pm
  • Cost: Free

Rock out with Kitty Night’s Live Band Burlesque tribute to Kate Bush

  • What: Kitty Nights presents a live band burlesque tribute to the trailblazing legacy of Kate Bush. Featuring the Kitty Nights band with guest vocalists playing a selection of Kate Bush’s most loved songs, and a cast of passionate burlesque artists performing works especially created for the show.
  • Where: The Biltmore Cabaret – 2755 Prince Edward St, Vancouver
  • When: February 12 at 9 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $12-$15

Find love on the trails with Valentine’s Day Snowshoe Fondue at Grouse Mountain

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Image: Vancouver winter from Grouse Mountain/Shutterstock

  • What: Enjoy an hour-long guided group snowshoe tour followed by a delicious chocolate fondue, served in an intimate setting. Prices include snowshoe and headlamp rentals, tour guide and chocolate fondue.
  • Where: Grouse Mountain, North Vancouver
  • When: February 12 at 3 pm and 6 pm, and February 14 at 3 pm, 6 pm, and 8:30 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $52-$65

Get green at the Organic Gardening Intensive

  • What: Want veggies this spring and summer? Crunchy homegrown lettuce and hearty kale and other greens? West End Urban Garden Club presents this two-part in-depth workshop covering the basics of planning, preparing and starting a food garden.
  • Where: West End Community Centre – 870 Denman Street, Vancouver
  • When: Sunday, February 12 from 1 to 4 pm
  • Info: Email Ross Moster at [email protected]

Shake it out with Go Go Bungalow

  • What: Shimmy and shake to retro surf, soul, Motown and more while enjoying delicious authentic tiki cocktails. Featuring performances by Giner Avenue, Gidget Gravedigger, and Ruthe Ordare in a vintage Polynesian pop environment.
  • Where: The Shameful Tiki Room – 4362 Main Street, Vancouver
  • When: February 12 at 9 pm
  • Cost: Free

Sing along to 112

  • What: The Atlanta R&B quartet is in town performing throwback hits like “Peaches & Cream” and “Only You.”
  • Where: Harbour Event Centre – 750 Pacific Blvd., Vancouver
  • When: Sunday, February 12, at 9 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $35-$100
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