7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, November 19

Nov 17 2018, 3:04 am

Get your week started off right with these seven Vancouver events happening on Monday, November 19. Hopscotch 2018, Vancouver Giller Light Bash, and more.

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

Hopscotch 2018

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What: The 2018 Hopscotch Festival will run between November 19 to 25 with events taking place in various locations across the city. One of the most exciting events happening during the festival is the Grand Tasting Hall, taking place from November 23 to 24 at the PNE Forum. Attendees will be able to peruse the 50,000-sq-ft venue and enjoy food, wine, music, and of course whisky and spirits too. The 23rd run of the spirited event will feature local food vendors including The Pawn Shop, Dixie’s BBQ, Juno Kim, and BKH along with 116+ beverage brands.

When: Monday, November 19 to Sunday, November 25, 2018 (Grand Tasting Hall, November 23 to 24)
Time: Various times
Where: Venues around Vancouver, Grand Tasting Hall at PNE Forum
Price: Tickets vary; buy online

Kwantlen Polytechnic University Student Appreciation Comedy Night for Charity

What: Kwantlen Polytechnic University presents a Student Appreciation Comedy Night at Yuk Yuk’s Vancouver. The event will feature amateurs and headliner, Chris Gaskin. 100% of profits from ticket sales will be donated to Surrey Food Bank Society.

When: Monday, November 19, 2018
Time: Doors 6:30 pm, show 7 pm
Where: Yuk Yuks Vancouver – 2837 Cambie Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $5

Vancouver Canucks vs Winnipeg Jets

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What: The Vancouver Canucks take the ice versus Winnipeg Jets at Rogers Arena.

When: Monday, November 19, 2018
Time: 7 pm
Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Swine Out Vancouver

What: Local chefs pair artisan charcuterie with local craft beer at Swine Out Vancouver. Come and taste the fruits of their charcuterie labours paired with locally brewed craft beer at the inaugural Swine Out Vancouver organized by Chefs’ Table Society of BC in collaboration with the Mount Pleasant Business Improvement Association.

When: Monday, November 19, 2018
Time: 6:30 to 9:30 pm
Where: Heritage Hall – 3102 Main Street, Vancouver
Price: $59; buy online


What: Poland’s Behemoth bring their “Ecclesia Diabolica America 2018 e.v.” tour to Vancouver with guests At The Gates and Wolves In The Throne Room.

When: Monday, November 19, 2018
Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8 pm
Where: Commordore Ballroom – 868 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Scripting Aloud! reads Miss Hong Kong

What: Scripting Aloud opens their 2018-2019 reading season with a staged reading of Miss Hong Kong, an original feature-length screenplay by Scott Button and Agnes Tong. Both local writers will be in attendance, and reader casting will happen on the day (arrive early/on time).

When: Monday, November 19, 2018
Time: Doors and casting at 5:30 pm, reading and Q&A from 6:30 to 9 pm
Where: BC Artscape – Suite 334, 268 Keefer Street, Vancouver
Admission: $2 membership at the door.

Vancouver Giller Light Bash

What: An evening to celebrate the best of Canadian Literature and support Frontier College’s community literacy work in the Lower Mainland. There will be local writers and lively discussion, drinks, food and prizes, all culminating with the broadcast of the Giller Awards Ceremony and the announcement of the 2018 winner.

When: Monday, November 19, 2018
Time: 6:30 to 9:30 pm
Where: CBC Studio 700 – 700 Hamilton St., Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $20

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