10 things to do in Vancouver today: Saturday, November 18

Nov 17 2017, 3:13 pm

Want to make the most of your Saturday? We’ve got you covered. From BluePrint 2017 to Vancouver Canucks, there are plenty of things to do in Vancouver this Saturday, November 18.

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

UBC BizTech Presents BluePrint 2017

BluePrint/UBC BizTech

  • What: UBC’s largest technology club BizTech hosts an annual event featuring keynote speakers from a number of tech companies prominent in Vancouver like Hootsuite and Control, plus see tech demos featuring numerous UBC community partners.
  • When: Saturday, November 18, 2017
  • Time: 11 am to 6 pm, After Party at 9 pm
  • Where: UBC AMS Nest – 6133 University Boulevard
  • Price: $20 for member regular tickets, $30 for non-members – Pay at the door or purchase when sales open online via BluePrint

HR NOW 2017

  • What: This conference features four workshops that will highlight latest changes in the growing industry from exploring international recruitment to its interaction with other disciplines in the workplace. HR NOW 2017 will also feature a keynote speaker to kickstart the day as well an industry panel and networking sessions.
  • When: Saturday, November 18, 2017
  • Time: 10 am to 3 pm
  • Where: Simon Fraser University – 8888 University Drive, Burnaby
  • Tickets: Online, $20-$30

Vancouver Canucks versus St. Lous Blues

  • What: The Vancouver Canucks face off with the St. Louis Blues on November 18 at Rogers Arena.
  • When: Saturday, November 18, 2017
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Dallas Smith

  • What: Platinum selling country star and 604 Records recording artist Dallas Smith wraps up his “Side Effects Tour” in Abbotsford on November 18th. Smith’s top-selling album Side Effects includes the #1 single “Autograph” and the number one hit “Side Effects”.
  • When: Saturday, November 18, 2017
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Abbotsford Centre – 33800 King Road, Abbotsford
  • Tickets: Online, $35-$79.50

Walk Richmond – Middle Arm Dyke

  • What: Follow the Fraser River on this picturesque walk that passes by the Richmond Olympic Oval offering spectacular views of the North Shore Mountains.
  • When: Saturday, November 18, 2017
  • Time: 10 to 11 am
  • Where: Meet at the playground at Dover Park – 5855 Dover Crescent, Richmond
  • Price: Free

The Actor’s Nightmare – Scripted Theatre and Improv Collide

  • What: The Actor’s Nightmare pairs a guest actor who has completely memorized their lines from a play with an improviser who not only hasn’t memorized any lines, but will have no idea what play they’re even in.
  • When: Saturday, November 18, 2017
  • Time: 10:30 pm
  • Where: Havana Theatre – 1212 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10

Ecology Walk with Lee Beavington

  • What: The walk will focus on the ecology, creativity, and wonder of our local forest ecosystem. Lee Beavington is a biologist, artist, and an instructor at Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Amazon Field School. He will also compare the amazing biodiversity of tropical rain forests with our own temperate rain forests. Presented by Derby Reach/Brae Island Parks Association.
  • When: Saturday, November 18, 2017
  • Time: 10 am to noon
  • Where: Derby Reach Regional Park
  • Price: Free

Dundarave Festival of Lights

  • What: The annual Dundarave Festival of Lights kicks off with a Christmas tree decorating beach party on November 26. On the four Saturdays leading up to Christmas, stop by for an afternoon of free concerts to spark your Christmas spirit. The official lighting of the Festival’s Christmas tree forest takes place at dusk. The Christmas trees will remain on display until December 31.
  • When: November 18 to December 25, 2017
  • Where: Dundarave Park, West Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Shigeto with Ela Minus

  • What: Beat-driven but given to richly textured sound design, rhythmically fractured but melodically sumptuous, Shigeto’s music is a bridge between the past and present, bringing the artist face to face with a creative legacy that spans decades.
  • When: Saturday, November 18, 2017
  • Time: Doors 8 pm
  • Where: Imperial – 319 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $18

The Art of Art: A West Coast Formal

  • What: A night of live art, tattooing, and food tasting to help vulnerable children, featuring Kathy van Gogh, whose great-great-great-great grandfather was Vincent van Gogh’s uncle. The party is presented by non-profit organization Youth Unlimited, with hundreds expected to attend and see a total of 10 artists creating live, enjoy a food truck tasting competition, and bid on incredible art.
  • When: Saturday, November 18, 2017
  • Time: 7 to 11 pm
  • Where: The Pipe Shop – 115 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver
  • Tickets: Eventbrite, $60 online or $75 on the door.
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