5 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, November 16

Nov 16 2016, 8:50 am

Yep, it’s hump day. But we’re here to haul you over that hump and send you sliding down the other side to the weekend.

So here are 5 things to do in Vancouver this Wednesday, from the botany of beer to one hot docs talk.

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

The Botany of Beer

  • What: This two-evening class begins with an interactive talk, including sampling Bomber beer brewed with ingredients harvested from the garden. The second evening will be a tour and tasting at Bomber Brewing among the tanks of fermenting ales.
  • Where: 
    • Interactive talk at VanDusen Botanical Garden – 5251 Oak Street, Vancouver
    • Brewery tour at Bomber Brewing – 1488 Adanac Street, Vancouver
  • When:
    • Interactive talk – Wednesday, November 16, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm
    • Brewery tour choice of:
      • Wednesday, November 23, from 6:30 to 7:30 pm
      • Thursday, November 24, from 6:30 to 7:30 pm
  • Tickets: From VanDusen, $60-$70

Gentlemen’s Evening

  • What: An evening of “gentlemanly libations” including food, fashion and revelry, hosted by Haberdasher & Co. A head shot photo booth will be available, as well as clean up cuts and shoe shines. All by donation, proceeds go to Mission Possible.
  • Where: Donnelly Executive Suite above Blackbird – 905 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, November 16, from 6 to 9 pm
  • Register: On Eventbrite, by donation

The Best Fall Pies

  • What: Learn how to make pie dough from scratch, and bake a pecan pie, an apple pie with lattice top and a pear tarte fine with puff pastry. You get to taste everything that is made during the class and take home your own apple pie and any leftover.
  • Where: The Uncommon Cafe – 477 Powell Street, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, November 16, from 6 to 9 pm
  • Tickets: From Eventbrite, $55-$65

Manchester by the Sea

  • What: Being screened as part of the Mongrel Premiere Screening Series, Manchester By The Sea casts Casey Affleck and Michelle Williams in the emotional tale of a reclusive handyman who must care for his teenage nephew after his brother dies.
  • Where: Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas – 88 West Pender Street, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, November 16, from 7 to 10 pm
  • Tickets: From Eventbrite, $10

Hot Docs Talk

  • What: A screening of BC short films and a talk with Hot Docs’ Stephanie McArthur, who will share her tips for building your film festival strategy, successful pitching, and how to keep the momentum going post-pitch. For filmmakers of all levels.
  • Where: InFocus Film School – 306 Abbott Street, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, November 16, from 6:30 to 9 pm
  • Tickets: From Eventbrite, $20
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