10 things to do in Burnaby this September

Aug 30 2019, 8:00 am

Find a new event to check out in Burnaby this September with our list of 10 fun things to do. Enjoy Korean Community Day, Sarah Slean, and more!

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

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Labour Day at Burnaby Village Museum

Pacific Spirit Quilters/Burnaby Village Museum

What: Celebrate Labour Day at Burnaby Village Museum, with live entertainment, free carousel rides, and more. There is also Across the Pacific Exhibit, Labour Scavenger Hunt Activity, Pacific Spirit Quilters Guild, and more.

When: September 2, 2019
Time: 11 am to 4:30 pm
Where: Burnaby Village Museum – 6501 Deer Lake Ave, Burnaby
Admission: Free

Korean Community Day

What: Burnaby North Road Business Improvement Association presents the sixth Annual Korean Community Day. The day will feature live cultural performances, a local merchants fair, a K-Day Kid zone, a BBQ from the Burnaby Fire Department, and more activities.

When: September 7, 2019
Time: 11 am to 4 pm
Where: 4501 North Rd, Burnaby
Admission: Free

Saints, Sinners and Souvenirs: Italian Masterworks on Paper

What: The Burnaby Art Gallery presents Saints, Sinners and Souvenirs: Italian Masterworks on Paper. The exhibition showcases Italian Master prints and drawings from Vancouver-area public and private collections, from the Renaissance to the late 18th century.

When: Tuesdays to Sunday from September 13 until November 17, 2019. Closed Mondays and stat holidays.
Time: 10 am to 4:30 pm (Tuesday to Friday), 12 to 5 pm (Saturdays and Sundays)
Where: Burnaby Art Gallery – 6344 Deer Lake Ave, Burnaby
Admission: Suggested donation $5

Urban Salmon project at the Burnaby Public Library

What: A showcase of underwater photography of urban salmon runs by Fernando Lessa. Sites include Burnaby Stoney Creek and Brunette River. Attendees will learn how streams and creeks can be maintained so salmon can continue to come back and spawn.

When: September 16, 2019
When: 7 to 8:30 pm
Where: Burnaby Public Library – Tommy Douglas Library – 7311 Kingsway, Burnaby
Admission: Free, register online

Revision: the art of recycling

What: Burnaby Arts Council presents ReVision: the art of recycling at Deer Lake Gallery, featuring a non-profit society of artists. Explore artwork made from upcycled waste materials and discarded objects, workshops, artist talks, events and more.

When: September 21 to October 26, 2019
When: Various times
Where: Deer Lake Gallery – 6584 Deer Lake Ave, Burnaby
Admission: By donation

Indonesia Fest

What: Enjoy Indonesian music and dance, cultural food, games and activities, and more at Indonesia Fest at Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre.

When: September 21, 2019
Time: 12 to 4 pm
Where: Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre – 6688 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby
Admission: Free

World Rivers Day

What: An event celebrating the 15th World Rivers Day and the 39th annual Rivers Day in British Columbia. Take part in demos, tours and crafts while enjoy live entertainment. Carousel rides will be available for $2.65 each, and the Ice Cream Parlour will be open.

When: September 22, 2019
Time: 11 am to 4:30 pm
Where: Burnaby Village Museum – 6501 Deer Lake Ave, Burnaby
Admission: Free

Sound Bites: Vancouver Guitar Duo

What: Vancouver Guitar Duo have played at the CBC Nooners Concert Series, opened for country musician JJ Shiplet, and are winners of the 2018 Emerging Artist award.

When: September 26, 2019
Time: 12 to 1 pm and 2 to 3 pm
Where: Shadbolt Centre Studio Theatre – 6450 Deer Lake Ave, Burnaby
Tickets: Online

Sarah Slean and Kevin Fox

Sarah Slean / Facebook

What: Three-time JUNO nominee Sarah Slean and highly regarded arranger/composer Kevin Fox team up for a show at the Shadbolt on September 26.

When: September 26, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Shadbolt Centre Studio Theatre – 6450 Deer Lake Ave, Burnaby
Tickets: Online

Art Crawl Burnaby Heights

What: Head down to Hastings Street in the Burnaby Heights area to meet local artists and enjoy original artwork. Part of Culture Days 2019.

When: September 28, 2019
Time: 11 am to 4 pm
Where: Various locations in Burnaby Heights area
Admission: Free