7 things to do in Vancouver today: Friday, March 3

Feb 28 2017, 1:30 pm

Happy weekend eve! Make the most of your Friday by checking out our list of seven things to do in Vancouver today, from a health fair to a DJ set by Brody Jenner.

For more things happening around town, check out our events section.

Vancouver Ukulele Festival | Gala Concert 2017

  • What: Vancouver’s ukulele celebration features performances by Sarah Maisel & Craig Chee, Gerald Ross, Aaron and Nicole Keim, Daphne Roubini and Andrew Smith, Timothy Tweedale, and a group jam finale led by the tutors. Bring your ukulele!
  • Where: Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
  • When: March 3 at 7:30 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $18

Festival du Bois

  • What: A weekend celebration of francophone and French Canadian culture, the largest in BC. Come for amazing music and dance, great traditional food, shows for kids, entertaining activities, and more.
  • Where: Mackin Park – 1046 Brunette Avenue, Coquitlam
  • When: March 3 to 5
  • Tickets: Online, $7-$65

Vancouver Mural Festival HQ: Open House

  • What: Discover how to get involved in Vancouver Mural Festival, whether as an artist, volunteer, photographer, or prep-crew. Includes an info-session, meet-and-greet, and more.
  • Where: Vancouver Mural Festival HQ – #207, 877 E Hastings Street
  • When: March 3 at 6 pm
  • Cost: Free

Who is Harold?: An Improv Show from Blind Tiger’s House Teams

  • What: Blind Tiger’s Reynolds and Old Money present a showcase of the classic Harold format. 
  • Where: Little Mountain Gallery – 195 East 26th Avenue, Vancouver
  • When: March 3 at 9 pm
  • Tickets: At the door, $5 or Free if your name is Harold or if you are a Blind Tiger student

The 25th Annual Wellness Show

  • What: The Wellness Show explores new approaches to nutrition, fitness, and emotional well-being. Connect with like-minded businesses and thought-leaders in wellness, while learning about different health options.
  • Where: Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building
  • When: March 3 to 5
  • Tickets: Online, $4-$12.50, children 5 and under free

Jim Jefferies – Unusual Punishment Tour

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  • What: Jim Jefferies burst on to the scene after his popular HBO special I Swear to God. The Australian comedian’s controversial and belief-challenging standup style is one that continues to surprise and entertain audiences all over the world. 
  • Where: The Orpheum – 601 Smithe Street, Vancouver
  • When: March 3 at 7:30 pm and 10:30 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $35-$55

DLUX Fridays with Celebrity Host and DJ Brody Jenner

  • What: Brody Jenner, former Laguna Beach and The Hills star; and famous half brother of Kendall & Kylie Jenner, makes his return to Vancouver with a special appearance and guest DJ set at Caprice.
  • Where: Caprice Nightclub – 967 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • When: March 3 at 9 pm
  • Tickets: Online, Free RSVP before 10:30 pm, subject to capacity
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