7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, September 13

Sep 11 2017, 4:55 am

Happy Hump Day, everyone. Make the most of your Wednesday with our picks for seven events to check out in Vancouver today, from Whistler Village Beer Festival, Vancouver Whitecaps, and more.

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

Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. Minnesota United FC

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  • What: Hometown Whitecaps face off with Minnesota United in MLS action at BC Place.
  • When: September 13
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: BC Place – 777 Pacific Blvd., Vancouver
  • Tickets: On Ticketmaster, $34.50-$149.50

A Walk in the Forest & Uplifted – Art Exhibition Opening Reception

  • What: New works by Sue Cowan and original work by Zoe Royer.  Artists in attendance and refreshments will be served.  Show runs September 5 through October 25.
  • When: September 13
  • Time: 6:30 to 8:30 pm
  • Where: Silk Art Gallery – 2419 Clarke Street, Port Moody
  • Admission: Free

Wild Wednesdays

  • What: Discover our incredible natural surroundings and go at your own pace as you pick and choose from our outdoor activities. Bring a picnic to make an evening of your visit. Ages 13 and under require parent participation. Rain or shine.
  • When: September 13
  • Time: 5:30 to 7:30 pm
  • Where: Surrey Nature Centre – 14225 Green Timbers Way, Surrey
  • Cost: Free

Celebrating Wild Salmon Conservation

  • What: Join Raincoast Conservation Foundation and a host of local salmon conservation groups at Patagonia Vancouver for an evening of food, music by Rick Buckman Coe, photography and story from Mike Snyder and April Bencze.
  • When: September 13
  • Time: 7 to 9:30 pm
  • Where: Patagonia Vancouver – 1994 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Whistler Village Beer Festival

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  • What: The fifth annual Whistler Village Beer Festival is returning to the mountain resort for five days of festivities. The festival will be featuring more than 120 beers from 60 breweries, so there’s certainly plenty of tasting to be done. You’ll get to enjoy live music, cask nights, food, and of course drinks throughout the festival, and during the Main Event at Olympic Plaza on Saturday and Sunday.
  • When: September 13 to 17
  • Where: Olympic Plaza – Whistler Village
  • Price: $59 Flex Pass (Saturday and Sunday Main Events + 10 beer tokens) | $35 Sunday Gates Only Pass – Tickets available online

Quests and Queers: An lgbtqa2+ Game Night

  • What: Head to the Storm Crow Tavern to play some new or favourite board games with some great people while enjoying a few pints or a few chickpea fries – it’s up to you. Come as a group or fly solo and make some new friends. Hosted by the GM Tim to help anybody with any game rules or to break the ice.
  • When: September 13
  • Time: 7 to 10 pm
  • Where: Storm Crow Tavern – 1305 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
  • Price: Free

Lights Out! 09/13 w/ comedian Sean Devlin + solo works

  • What: Lights out is a weekly meeting of experimental thinkers and intuitive doers, curated by Invisible Taste (Colin Cowan/Dan Gaucher). Featuring comedian Sean Devlin.
  • When: September 13
  • Time: 9:30 pm
  • Where: China Cloud – 524 Main Street, Vancouver
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