5 things to do in Vancouver today: Friday, September 23

Sep 23 2016, 6:59 am

You’ve made it to Friday. Celebrate by doing something fun. Here are five things to do in Vancouver on Friday, September 23.

Huun Huur Tu

  • What: These descendents of isolated Siberian herdsmen and throat singers make serious, strangely universal music out of some of the planet’s quirkiest acoustics.
  • Where: Vancouver Playhouse, 600 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
  • When: Friday, September 23 at 7:30 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $24-$45, students get $5 off

Surreal Interactive Theatre

  • What: Surreal is an interactive, roaming theatre experience that takes place in the backstreets and alleys of Gastown. Audience members follow the story and characters, engaging directly with them to help progress the action.
  • Where: Starts at a secret location in downtown Vancouver. You’ll be sent the location after you purchase your ticket.
  • When: Friday, September 23, from 8 to 9:10 pm; more shows through September 30
  • Tickets: On Eventbrite, priced $25

The Legend of Zelda Symphony of the Goddesses

  • What: Fans of Zelda, listen up: the music from the famed video game series, played by a full orchestra, is coming to Vancouver. The Zelda Symphony will play all your favourite tracks from the series that was first released 30 years ago.
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 650 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
  • When: Friday, September 23 at 8 pm
  • Tickets: On Ticketmaster, $42-$100

A Good Way Out

  • What: The world premiere of a fierce, compelling look into the precarious world of crime and compromise, telling the story of Joey, a hardworking mechanic who operates as the front man for a biker gang, looking for an escape that may not exist.
  • Where: Pacific Theatre – 1440 W 12th Ave, Vancouver
  • When: Friday, September 23 at 8 pm, more performances through October 15
  • Tickets: From Pacific Theatre, $36.70

Bose Farms Corn Maze 2016

  • What: A Surrey farm has decided to celebrate Rugby Canada through a giant corn maze. An aerial shot shows the Rugby Canada logo in full – the silhouette of a rugby player against a Canadian maple leaf – along with a beaver holding a rugby.
  • Where: Bose and Sons Family Farms – 64th Avenue and 156th Street, Surrey
  • When: Open through September.
  • Cost: Adults are $7, kids are $5, families of four are $22.
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