5 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, July 6

Jul 6 2016, 2:15 am

You’ve made it to hump day! Now you can just coast into Friday without a problem.

Celebrate crossing the threshold by getting out and about. Here are five things to do in Vancouver today, Wednesday, July 6.

Some Like it Hot + The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

  • What: A double bill of cross dressing at the Rio – Marilyn Monroe’s iconic screwball comedy, Some Like It Hot, and the glittering delight of The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, a road trip movie quite unlike any other.
  • Where: The Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, July 6
    • Some Like it Hot, doors 6 pm, movie 6:30 pm
    • The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, doors 9 pm, movie 9:30 pm
  • Tickets: From the Rio, $12 on the door, $10 in advance

Tour the UBC Museum of Anthropology

  • What: The Native Education College invites you to observe how heritage interpreters are preserving and protecting our Indigenous cultures. Transportation and lunch are included.
  • Where:  Meet at Native Education College – 285 East 5th Avenue, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, July 6, from 10 am to 2 pm
  • Register: To register, contact Tanya at 604-873-3772 ext. 333

Adventures in Wine Pairing

  • What: Join chef Cory Bildstein and sommelier Rachelle Goudreau on an adventure for your palate, as they pair five unique wines with different flavours and dishes. Seating will be at a single long table and lively conversation is encouraged.
  • Where:  Harkness and Co. Butchers – 666 East Broadway, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, July 6, from 7:30 to 10:30 pm
  • Tickets: On Eventbrite, $85

Appies & Desserts

  • What: Learn how to make appies and desserts that need no oven time and almost no cooking, including hummus, gazpacho, ceviche, blueberry panna cotta and fruit sorbet. Tickets include a snack, all food made, plus wine, chosen to pair with the food.
  • Where: The Uncommon Cafe – 477 Powell Street, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, July 6, from 6 to 9 pm
  • Tickets: On Eventbrite, $75

Starlight Theatre at Lansdowne Centre

  • What: The Drive-In Movie Series returns for a second year, presented by Fresh Air Cinema, to screen classic, family-friendly, and even some of the latest hits on an outdoor screen at Lansdowne Centre, with areas for outdoor seating and drive-in.
  • Where: Lansdowne Centre, West parking lot – 5300 No. 3 Road, Richmond
  • When: Every Wednesday in July and August, at sunset
  • Drive-In: Parking is on a first-come first-served basis, movie audio will be broadcast over FM radio
  • Walk-In: Easiest to take the Canada Line to Lansdowne Station
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