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12 things to do in Vancouver this weekend

DH Vancouver Staff Feb 26, 2016 11:23 am

If you can’t find anything to do in Vancouver this weekend, then maybe this will help. There’s something for everyone in this beautiful city.

The Vancouver Events Calendar has more.

Saturday, February 27

Future Shorts

  • What: A diverse showing of short film and animation from Australia, Romania, Sweden, the UK, France, and the US. Take a look on the flip side of cinema.
  • Where:
  • When: Saturday, February 27; 8 to 11 p.m.

Pet Lover Show

  • What: The largest pet convention in Western Canada. Fulfill all your furry friends’ needs with the newest in products and services.
  • Where:
  • When: Saturday, February 27; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Geeks vs. Nerds

  • What: The ultimate showdown! Watch Vancouver’s geekiest (and nerdiest) debate competition as they celebrate the raddest female debaters and characters in fiction.
  • Where: Seven Dining Lounge –
  • When: Saturday, February 27; 7 to 9 p.m.

Sam Outlaw

  • What: Country singer Sam Outlaw hits the Cobalt tonight for an evening of guitar licks and Southern California swagger.
  • Where: The Cobalt – 917 Main Street, Vancouver
  • When: Saturday, February 27; 8 p.m.

Monster Jam

  • What: Monster trucks! The biggest, baddest vehicles in the land are here to blow out your eardrums and shake you to your very core.
  • Where: BC Place – 777 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver
  • When: Saturday, February 27; 7 p.m.

Sirius XM’s Top Comic Showcase

  • What: Some of the best comedians in Canada are here for you tonight, including Vancouver boys Mat Billon and Darcy Michael.
  • Where: The Comedy Mix – 1015 Burrard Street, Vancouver
  • When: Saturday, February 27; 10:30 p.m.

Sunday, February 28

Canucks vs. the Sharks

  • What: Vancouver faces San Jose for eternal fame and glory!
  • Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
  • When: Sunday, February 28; 4 p.m.

Lewis Black

  • What: Perhaps the angriest man in comedy, Lewis Black is in town to yell about all the stuff he hates. You’re going to love it.
  • Where: Hard Rock Casino – 2080 United Boulevard, Coquitlam
  • When: Sunday, February 28; 7 p.m.

Passage: Constantinople & Friends

  • What: Montreal’s Constantinople ensemble presents their new album Passage, at the grande finale of the VICO’s Global Soundscapes Festival.
  • Where: The York Theatre –
  • When: Sunday, February 28; 8 p.m.

The Oscars at The Rio

  • What: Join The Rio for a free viewing party of the 2016 Academy Awards. With celebrities around the world calling for a boycott, it’s sure to be an interesting one at the least.
  • Where: The Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
  • When: Sunday, February 28; 5 p.m.

Go, Dog, Go!

  • What: A live rendition of the classic children’s book from author P. D. Eastman. Bring the kids, and have a grand old time at the theatre.
  • Where:
  • When: Sunday, February 28; 2 p.m.

Boy & The World

  • What: Before The Oscars, enjoy a screening of director Alê Abreu’s Oscar-nominated animated musical. It was nominated for a reason, so don’t miss your chance to see it for yourself.
  • Where: The Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
  • When: Sunday, February 28; 1:15 p.m.
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