7 things to do in Vancouver today: Friday, June 15

Jun 7 2018, 11:55 pm

Happy Friday, everyone! We made it to another weekend. Get yours going with BC Highland Games and Scottish Festival, Nikita Afonso, and the rest of the seven events on our Vancouver checklist today, June 15!

For more things happening around town be sure to check out our events section.

BC Highland Games and Scottish Festival

BC Highland Games and Scottish Festival

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  • What: Enjoy festival bands, dancers, entertainers, whisky tastings and more at the 2018 BC Highland Games and Scottish Festival.
  • When: Friday, June 15 to Saturday, June 16, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Percy Perry Stadium – 331 Leroy Street, Coquitlam
  • Tickets: Online, $5 – $35. Children under six are free

Nikita Afonso

  • What: Nikita Afonso is the winner of Best New Talent at the International Portuguese Music Awards (2017), and MTV Cover of the Month (February 2017). She has entertained audiences from intimate settings to regional music concerts such as opening for Paul Brandt and singing with Keith Urban. Featuring special guests Taylor-Rae & The Backseat Drivers, Stetson Road, and Antoinette Libelt.
  • When: Friday, June 15, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Railway Stage & Beer Café – 579 Dunsmuir St., Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10

Eastside Flea ICONS Vintage Market

  • What: Eastside Flea’s infamous vintage market is back, featuring heavily curated vendors, all female vinyl Deejays, flash tattoos, food truck, drink specials, and the best vintage in town.
  • When: Friday, June 15, 2018
  • Time: 6 to 10 pm
  • Where: The Ellis Building – 1024 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Admission: $3

Camelot: The Musical

  • What: A musical take on the age-old story of King Arthur, a man with big dreams, featuring the beautiful music of Alan Jay Lerner and Fredrick Loewe. Presented by Deep Cove Stage Society.
  • When: Now to Saturday, June 30, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: 4360 Gallant Road, North Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Jeff Ladouceur: Pearl Path


Image: Jeff Ladouceur

  • What: A new exhibit by Jeff Ladouceur, a prominent figure within Canada’s tradition of contemporary drawing.
  • When: Friday, June 15 to Sunday, August 19, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 4:30 pm
  • Where: Burnaby Art Gallery – 6344 Deer Lake Ave, Burnaby
  • Admission: Free

Sebastian Bach

  • What: Sebastian Bach is recognized globally as a vocalist, television star, and actor. Bach hit the spotlight in the late 1980’s as the iconic frontman for mainstream heavy metal/hard rock act Skid Row. Bach’s most recent album, Give ‘Em Hell, landed on the U.S. Top Hard Rock and Top 200 Billboard charts.
  • When: Friday, June 15, 2018
  • Time: Doors 9 pm
  • Where: Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

WFF Women on Top Keynote Luncheon Series

  • What: Women on Top, an original Whistler Film Festival (WFF) event, returns on June 15 in Vancouver with Academy-Award winning actor Geena Davis. Hear Davis celebrate sisterhood and share why and how being cast in Thelma & Louise changed her life and spurred her into creating a women’s empowerment non-profit and becoming a lifelong advocate for women’s equality in media.
  • When: Friday, June 15, 2018
  • Time: 11:30 am to 2:30 pm
  • Where: The Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver – 845 Burrard Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online
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