5 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, December 15

Dec 15 2016, 8:10 am

Good news: we’re getting closer to the end of the week and there is plenty to do in the city today.

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

The Nutcracker

  • What: Presented by the Goh Ballet, this Christmas season classic features dancers from the National Ballet of Canada, and music by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
  • Where: The Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts   – 777 Homer St, Vancouver
  • When: From Thursday, December 15 to Tuesday, December 20
  • Tickets: Start at $28, available at Ticketmaster.

Music for the Winter Solstice

  • What: The third annual concert by Music on Main celebrates the winter season.
  • Where: Heritage Hall – 3102 Main Street, Vancouver
  • When: From Thursday, December 15 to Friday, December 16, at 8 pm
  • Tickets: $10-$25, available online

PANTO: Robin Hood and Marion

Metro Theatre presents Panto: Robin Hood and Marion (Image: Metro Theatre)

Metro Theatre presents Panto: Robin Hood and Marion (Image: Metro Theatre)

  • What: Robin Hoodand Marion ambush the Metro Theatre this holiday season in a pantomime adaptation of the classic tale, written and directed by Catherine Morrison.
  • Where: Metro Theatre – 1370 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver
  • When: From Thursday, December 15 to January 7, at 7:30 pm
  • Tickets: $17-$24, available online

Chris Tomlin 

  • What: Chris Tomlin brings his Adore Christmas Tour, featuring Matt Redman to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver.
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 630 Hamilton Street at Georgia, Vancouver
  • When: From Thursday, December 15, at 7 pm
  • Tickets: $35-$80, available online

Beginner’s to Intermediate Latin Dance Lesson and Social 

Salsa Dance/ Eventbrite

Salsa Dance/ Eventbrite

  • What: This Salsa and Merengue Dance lesson and social party at Pepitas On Top Mexican Lounge and Restaurant will teach atendees basic dance steps, while socailizing in a friendly casual atmosphere.
  • Where: Pepitas Restaurant–2015 Burrard Street, Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, December 15, from 7 to 10 pm
  • Tickets: $15 on Eventbrite 
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