7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, August 27

Aug 24 2018, 8:58 am

Start your week off with these seven events happening in Vancouver on Monday, August 27. Unbounce Call To Action Conference 2018, Vancouver Canadians, and more.

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

Unbounce Call To Action Conference 2018

CTAConf/ Unbounce

  • What: World class marketing experts will be covering a wide array of topics, such as conversion optimization, email marketing, copywriting, landing pages, PPC, analytics, content marketing and much more.
  • When: Monday, August 27 to Wednesday, August 29, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 649 Cambie St, Vancouver
  • Register: Online

The Great British Tea Party

  • What: The newest theme is a classic but cheeky one, The Great British Tea Party is available now through September 3, with seatings at 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm daily. Selections at this tea include Fairmont’s LOT 35 Tea, the Eton Mess with berries, meringue and whipped double cream, and raisin and butter scones served with Devonshire cream and strawberry jam to name a few.
  • When: Now through September 3, 2018
  • Time: 11 am, 1 pm, or 3 pm
  • Where: Notch8 – Fairmont Hotel Vancouver – 900 W Georgia Street, Vancouver
  • Price: $65 per person; book online

Lunch & Lyrics

  • What: Surrey Civic Plaza’s new Lunch & Lyrics acoustic concert series features a new acoustic musical act every Monday in the summer. Each week will also feature a different food truck.
  • When: Every Monday until August 27, 2018
  • Time: 12 to 2 pm
  • Where: Surrey City Hall – 13450 104 Ave, Surrey
  • Admission: Free

Unibrow Arts Festival

  • What: Vancouver’s first comedy and zine fest. Local talent will shake things up across an array of venues up and down Main Street, with comedy, zine markets, exhibitions, interactive caricature drawing, brunch, dance parties, a limited-edition festival zine, and more.
  • When: Now to Monday, August 27, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Various locations
  • More Info: Online

Pageant 

  • What: This one act, 90-minute musical pits six contestants – all played by male-identifying actors – in pursuit of the tiara and title, chosen by celebrity judges selected from the audience. The show’s cross-gender casting amplifies and satirizes the American notion of beauty pageants.
  • When: Now to Saturday, September 8, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Blake Snyder Theatre at Go Studios – 112 E. 3rd Ave. Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $25-$30

Vancouver Canadians vs Boise Hawks

Vancouver Canadians/Facebook

  • What: The defending Northwest League champions Vancouver Canadians are bringing baseball action to Nat Bailey Stadium throughout the summer.
  • When: Monday, August 27, 2018
  • Time: 7:05 pm
  • Where: Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium – 4601 Ontario St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Forum: Gender and Shakespeare in 2018

  • What: Four centuries ago, Shakespeare challenged traditional assumptions and expectations around gender. In 2018, we apply new and different lenses when we consider his characters. An on-stage discusses this topic, followed by an audience Q&A.
  • When: Monday, August 27, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where:  The Howard Family StageHoward Family StageVanier Park
  • Tickets: Online, $13
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