7 things to do in Vancouver this week: September 14 to 20

Sep 13 2020, 10:44 pm

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Please note: As recommended by BC’s provincial health officials, if you choose to participate in events or leisure activities outside of your home, please adhere to COVID-19 health and safety measures, including proper physical distancing and frequent handwashing. If you are sick, please stay home. 

Whether you’re working all week, have a few days off, or are free as a bird, we guarantee that you won’t be complaining about having a lack of plans this week.

Don your masks, get out, and enjoy these things to do in Vancouver:

Gastown Unplugged


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What: The Gastown Unplugged series will see live music take place in four different locations, entertaining patio guests and the general public from now until October.  The initiative, led by the Gastown Business Improvement Association (BIA), follows the success of Patiotown as a way to support local artists that are no longer booking indoor gigs. While there is no set schedule for Gastown Unplugged, the Gastown BIA will be announcing the pop-up entertainment weekly on Instagram and on their website.

When: Now until October
Time: Times vary
Where: Locations vary
Cost: Free

Spend a day on Grouse Mountain


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What: We’ve put together a list of activities for every kind of visitor, from family-friendly activities to thrill-seeking summer adventures. Here’s your itinerary to take you from your morning Skyride tram journey to sunset drinks overlooking the city.

When: Daily
Time: Times can be booked online
Where: Grouse Mountain
Cost: Costs vary by activity

NOSH Foodie Fest

What: NOSH Foodie Fest has gone virtual! From September 1 to 30, Capilano Mall is hosting its NOSH Foodie Fest online. Taste, sip, and participate in yummy activities all from the comfort of your own kitchen. Don’t miss out on virtual dinner parties, cooking demos, edible art tutorials, and more delish moments — all month long!

18th Annual Renfrew Ravine Moon Festival


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What: Join the Still Moon Arts Society and the Renfrew Park Community Association to celebrate the full moon, the harvest abundance, and diverse cultural traditions. This year’s themes include Constellations and Transformation. The festival includes origami demonstrations, performers, lantern walks, lantern workshops, and more.

When: Until September 27
Time: Times vary — a calendar of events can be found online
Where: Locations vary
Cost: Free

Visit the Capilano Suspension Bridge

Capilano Suspension Bridge/Vancouver’s North Shore

What: After reopening for the summer, following its closure in the spring due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Capilano Suspension Bridge in North Vancouver will be closing again until December at the end of this month. However, you still have until September 30 to go check it out!

When: Daily until September 30
Time: 9 am to 5 pm
Info: Online

QS Virtual MBA & Virtual Grad School events

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What: Learn more about how you can get ahead with a graduate degree at the QS Virtual MBA and Virtual Grad School events. Both events will provide you with a unique opportunity to virtually meet one-on-one with admissions representatives at top graduate/business schools from the comfort of your home. Attendees will also get access to $5.8M in scholarships and receive a virtual resume review after the event.

When: Tuesday, September 15
Time: 6:30 pm to 9 pm
Where: Online
Admission: FREE – register for the MBA event here, for the Grad School event here.

Information Session at WCCM

What: The West Coast College of Massage Therapy hosts Information Sessions to learn about their 20-month, full time Registered Massage Therapy program. WCCMT campus is conveniently located steps from both New Westminster Skytrain stations. If you are looking to start or change careers, Registered Massage Therapy may be right for you. Lots of job opportunities, great pay, flexible hours and the opportunity to make a difference in the health and wellbeing of others. To attend email: [email protected] Reference: DailyHive
When: Wednesday, September 16
Time: 6 pm to 7:30 pm
Where: 613 Columbia Street —  New Westminster  (May be scheduled online closer to the time – TBD)
Tickets: N/A but email confirmation of intention to attend is required 


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