5 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, October 27

Oct 27 2016, 2:37 am

Halloween weekend is nearly here. Get out and celebrate pre-Halloween – here are five things to do in Vancouver on Thursday, October 27.

Full Moon

  • What: Be inspired by women who push boundaries. Full Moon documents the past, present, and future of women’s snowboarding, showcasing how it has influenced the current state of the sport and telling the stories of the awesome women who ride.
  • Where: Rickshaw Theatre – 254 E. Hastings, Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, October 27, at 8 pm
  • Tickets: On Ticketfly, $10

The Lost Operas of Mozart

  • What: City Opera presents a comedy featuring music no one knows, from the world’s best-known composer. Three lost compositions have been reconstructed to tell a tale of zany stories, wonderful characters, Mozart’s music, gender politics, and suspense.
  • Where: Christ Church Cathedral – 690 Burrard St., Vancouver
  • When: From Thursday, October 27 to Saturday, October 29, at 8 pm
  • Tickets: On Brown Paper Tickets, $20-$32

Solo Flamenco

  • What: Flamenco virtuoso Kasandra ‘La China’ leads Solo Flamenco, a showcase of flamenco in its purest traditional form – the cuadro. A feast for the eyes, the ears, and the soul, full of combustible onstage chemistry, technical skill and shared musicality.
  • Where: Scotiabank Dance Centre – 677 Davie St, Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, October 27, from noon to 1 pm
  • Tickets: On Tickets Tonight, $12-$14

Wicked Creatures

  • What: Welcome back to a time of big hair, meddling kids, and Wicked Creatures. Directed by Shawn Norman, this is Instant Theatre’s first show in their 2016/17 season – a Stranger Things inspired Halloween Spectacular.
  • Where: Havana Theatre – 1212 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
  • When: From Thursday, October 27 to Saturday, October 29, from 8 to 9:30 pm
  • Tickets: On Eventbrite, $10

Fright Nights

  • What: The annual Fright Nights takeover Playland on select nights throughout October and feature seven haunted houses, fifteern rides and two thrilling live shows.
  • Where: Playland – 2901 E Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • When: Various days and times between October 7-31
  • Price: Tickets are $22-$79 online