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13 things to do in Vancouver this week

DH Vancouver Staff Mar 03, 2015 12:46 pm

Welcome to The Cit List by The Cit Vancouver, where we’ll be compiling some of the top events to check out in Vancouver each week. For a complete list of events, check out the Vancity Buzz calendar here.

Chutzpah! Festival

  • What: International showcase of Jewish performing arts.
  • Where: Venues throughout Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, February 19 to Sunday, March 15

Sea Monsters Revealed: Nerd Nite

  • What: The Sea Monsters Revealed exhibition at the Vancouver Aquarium opens + three nerdy presentations on monsters + beer.
  • Where: Vancouver Aquarium
  • When: Tuesday, March 3 at 6:45 p.m.

Coastal First Nations Dance Festival

  • What: Coastal First Nations perform stories, songs and dances to celebrate First Nations arts and culture.
  • Where: Museum of Anthropology
  • When: Tuesday, March 3 to Sunday, March 8

Vancouver International Women In Film Festival

  • What: Watch films + engage in the work of women filmmakers + workshops + awards gala.
  • Where: Vancity Theatre
  • When: Wednesday, March 4 to Sunday, March 8

Movies at MARKET

  • What: Enjoy dinner at MARKET by Jean-Georges then watch a screening of The Hundred-Foot Journey in the Shangri-La Vancouver Hotel theatre.
  • Where: MARKET by Jean-Georges
  • When: Friday, March 6 and Saturday, March 7

CelticFest Vancouver

  • What: Western Canada’s largest Celtic celebration featuring theatre, dance, music, a Celtic Village, and the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
  • Where: Throughout Vancouver
  • When: Friday, March 6 to Tuesday, March 17

Vancouver Web Fest

  • What: A unique festival celebrating extraordinary web series and web content from around the world.
  • Where: Performance Works
  • When: Friday, March 6 to Sunday, March 8

5th Annual North Shore Art Crawl

  • What: Local artists invite the public into their homes, studios and galleries. This year’s event has 48 locations and 400 artists participating.
  • Where: North Vancouver and West Vancouver
  • When: Saturday, March 7 to Sunday, March 8

Hastings Park Farmers Market

  • What: Local produce, locally made crafts, and hot food trucks.
  • Where: Hastings Skatepark on Renfrew Street
  • When: Opens Sunday, March 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Blim Market

  • What: Indie market featuring handmade items and local food.
  • Where: Heritage Hall
  • When: Sunday, March 8 from noon  to 6 p.m.

Vancouver International Dance Festival

  • What: Cutting edge contemporary dance by artists from Japan, Hungary, and Canada.
  • Where: Venues throughout Vancouver
  • When: Sunday, March 8 to Saturday, March 28

Come Soar Over China at FlyOver Canada

  • What: A popular flight ride experience. Soar over some of China’s most spectacular landscapes and scenery during Flight of the Dragon.
  • Where: Canada Place
  • When: On now until March 5

Winter Farmers Market

  • What: Shop locally grown produce and enjoy live music.
  • Where: Riley Park
  • When: Every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Looking for more events? Visit the Vancity Buzz Events Calendar!


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