7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, May 31

May 29 2017, 3:49 pm

The last day of May is here! Say so long to a productive month with our list of seven things to do today, from comedy to Farmers’ Markets and more.

For more things happening around town, check out our events

Main Street Station Farmers’ Market

  • What: Located just steps from the Skytrain, this convenient Wednesday farmers’ market is ideal for local food fans seeking an easy shop on their commute. Over 85% of the vendors at Main Street Station are primary producers offering an excellent mix of fresh and organic produce, meat, eggs, handmade cheeses, and more.
  • Where: Main Street Station – 1100 Station Street, Vancouver
  • When: Every Wednesday from 2 to 6 pm, May 31 to October 4

The Canada Show: The Complete History of Canada

  • What: Three comedic historians – one First Nations actor, one female actor and one Francophone actor – try to jam 15,000 years of Canadian history into just one hour. Featuring Justin Beaver, the comedy team of Cabot and Costello, Jacques Cartier Puppets and every Canadian Prime Minister. The Canada Show is updated with new material and promises inclusivity and diversity to go along with its irreverence and hilarity.
  • Where: Red Gate Revue Stage – 1601 Johnston Street, Vancouver
  • When: May 31 to June 2 at 8 pm
  • Tickets: Online , $25

Film & Media Showcase: Cineworks, WIFTV, DOC BC

  • What: The Film and Media Showcase is a public forum for members of Cineworks, WIFTV and DOC BC. It provides filmmakers with an opportunity to share their work with other artists and the public, across genres and in a variety of lengths, in a space dedicated to discovery, discussion and inspiration. Each screening will be followed by a question and answer session with creators, with informal conversation and networking.
  • Where: Cineworks – 1131 Howe Street #300, Vancouver
  • When: May 31 at 7 pm
  • Cost: Free

Storytelling With Drag Queens

  • What: Drag Queens read from their favourite books. Featuring Oliv x, Karmella Barr, Dust Cwaine and friends, it’s time to turn the cafe into an evening salon.
  • Where: Cafe Deux Soleils – 2096 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
  • When: May 30 at 8 pm
  • Tickets: Entrance by donation

Lora Zombie Art Show

  • What: Eyes On Walls presents Flaming Heart, a Multi-City Art Show by Lora Zombie. Lora is a top seller on the urban art scene and in recent years has exhibited in Los Angeles, Toronto, London, New York and Russia. She has also completed collaborations with HBO, Warner Brothers, Lollapalooza, Blackmilk Clothing, Perrier, Urban Nation, The Hundreds, and Sony/AMC.
  • Where: 434 Columbia Street, Vancouver
  • When: May 31 at 7 pm
  • Cost: Free

Union Jacked presents Company’s Coming

Union Jacked

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  • What: Union Jacked is Jeff Cooper, Laurence Chong, Chris Wood, Beth Rudkin, and Rachelle Lachland. The comedy troupe presents an evening of improv with special guests Channel 73 ¾ and music by singer-songwriter Jess Vaira.
  • Where: The Woods Studio – 7 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver
  • When: May 31 at 7 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $8-10

Tim McGraw & Faith Hill: Soul2Soul The World Tour

  • What: Tim McGraw and Faith Hill’s 65-city tour celebrates the 10th anniversary of the record-breaking Soul2Soul II tour, the highest-grossing country music tour of all time. It is also the first time that Faith Hill has toured since 2007.
  • Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver,
  • When: May 31 at 7:30 pm
  • Tickets: Online
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