7 things to do in Vancouver today: Friday, February 10

Feb 6 2017, 9:28 am

Congratulations, everyone! We made it to Friday!

Kickstart your weekend with our checklist of seven great events happening around Vancouver, including a spring market and hilarious comedy.

Eastside Flea Spring Market

  • What: Over 50 local vendors set up shop for Eastside Flea. Plus enjoy food trucks, a live deejay, artisan showrooms, seasonal drink specials, pinball, visiting with friends & more.
  • Where: The Ellis Building– 1024 Main Street, Vancouver
  • When: February 10 at 6 pm, February 11 to 12 at 11 am
  • Tickets: $3 or $5 weekend pass

Hasan Minhaj

Hasan Minhaj

Image: Hasan Minhaj / Facebook

  • What: Comedian Hasan Minhaj is known for his appearances on The Daily Show With Trevor Noah and his viral web series The Truth with Hasan Minhaj. He has also been seen on a variety of other television programs including Arrested Development on Netflix, HBO’s Getting On, and @Midnight on Comedy Central.
  • Where: Vancouver Playhouse – 600 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
  • When: February 10 at 7 pm (sold out) and 9:30 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $26-$37 plus fees

Romance of the Stars with Louise Burns

  • What: An intimate evening of live music and astronomy in the planetarium star theatre. Recording artist Louise Burns will be playing a selection of songs inspired by the love of star gazing. In between songs, astronomy educators will guide you through the nighttime sky.
  • Where: H.R. MacMillan Space Centre – 1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver
  • When: February 10 at 7 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $20

The Brett Martin Show


Image: Brett Martin

  • What: Comedian Brett Martin presents a monthly talk show featuring skits, comedy, and life lessons. This month features Yumi Nagashima, The Fictionals, Byron Bertram and more.
  • Where: Yuk Yuks Vancouver – 2837 Cambie Street, Vancouver
  • When: February 10 at 10:30 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $11.43

SLIDE SHOW: A Night of Improvised Powerpoint Comedy

  • What: Vancouver’s top improvisors making up presentations on the spot to go with PowerPoint slideshows they’ve never seen before.
  • Where: Little Mountain Gallery – 195 East 26th Avenue, Vancouver
  • When: February 10 at 9 pm
  • Tickets: At the door, $5

Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival

  • What: The Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival celebrates mountain sports and culture over nine days. Also includes a photo competition, speakers, and more.
  • Where: Various venues across Vancouver and North Vancouver
  • When: February 10 to 18
  • Tickets: Online, $12-$21

Story Story LIE – X Rated Edition

  • What: The cities best performers share intimate, hilarious, often embarrassing, stories that seem to odd to be true. The catch is, one story is a lie.
  • Where: Cafe Deux Soleils – 2096 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
  • When: February 10 at 9 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $6