7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, November 2

Oct 30 2017, 5:53 pm

Keep your November going with a fun event happening today, Thursday, November 2: Kaskade, VAFF 2017, and more.

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

Bone Appetit

  • What: Enjoy a cocktail and delicious selection of vegan and vegetarian hors d’oeuvres, as well as a pawsome variety of silent auction items, all to support animals in need.
  • When: Thursday, November 2, 2017
  • Time: 6 to 8 pm
  • Where: Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront – 1133 West Hastings, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $60 per person; buy online



Kaskade / Facebook

  • What: A central figure of the global electronic community for decades, Grammy nominated Kaskade performs a special Redux set at Celebrities.
  • When: Thursday, November 2, 2017
  • Time: Doors at 10 pm
  • Where: Celebrities– 1022 Davie Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Good Night Out 101

  • What: Good Night Out Vancouver invites industry staff and patrons to take part in an important discussion around consent, safety and community in Vancouver’s multi-genre nightlife scene. This session will clarify definitions of harassment and assault and share Good Night Out’s strategies for intervening when you see someone being problematic at bar, club or concert or anywhere liquor is served.
  • When: Thursday, November 2, 2017
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

  • What: This immersive concert-style theater show chronicles the amazing journey shared by folk-rock duo, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel. Using projection photos and original film footage, this 50th Anniversary celebration also features a full live band performing all of their hits, including ‘Mrs. Robinson’, ‘Cecilia’, ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’, ‘Homeward Bound’ and many more.
  • When: Thursday November 02, 2017
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Hard Rock Casino Vancouver – 2080 United Boulevard, Coquitlam
  • Price: $39.50-$49.50 (plus service charges) – Tickets available via Ticketmaster

VAFF 2017 Opening Night

Image: VAFF

  • What: The 21st Annual Vancouver Asian Film Festival Opening Night Screening is Columbus Movie, a romantic comedy drama from director Kogonada, starring John Cho. Afterwards, attend the “Casino Royale” themed Opening Gala at River Rock Casino Resort.
  • When: Thursday, November 2, 2017
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: River Rock Casino, 8811 River Rd, Richmond
  • Tickets: Online, $50

Vancity Tech Women: Launch Party

  • What: Get out and meet other women who work in tech in Vancouver (non-technical roles included and encouraged) without the pressure of networking, all while doing some good for our larger Vancouver community. Featuring speakers Liza McDowell from the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre and from Stacey Bujnowicz from Slack. All proceeds from ticket sales and prize draws going to the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre.
  • When: Thursday November 02, 2017
  • Where: Bench Accounting – 545 Robson Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10-$15


  • What: Speed mentoring with YES! Vancouver is an opportunity to connect with some of the raddest professional women in the city. Featuring 20 minutes per mentor and a choice of five mentors per attendee.
  • When: Thursday, November 2, 2017
  • Time: 5:30 to 8:30 pm
  • Where: RED Academy – 1490 West Broadway #200, Vancouver
  • Admission: Online, Free to $45
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