7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, September 10

Sep 7 2018, 2:56 pm

The last full week of summer begins today! Get your Monday going with these seven events around Vancouver today, September 10. Aqua, Sam Smith, and more.

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

Sam Smith

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  • What: Grammy Award-winner Sam Smith is touring in support of his sophomore album, The Thrill Of It All. The album’s first single “Too good at goodbyes” has already been a global hit, and debuted at number one on Billboard’s Digital Song Sales chart.
  • When: Monday, September 10, 2018
  • Time: Doors at 7 pm, Show at 8 pm
  • Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

The Crystalline Cabaret Presents: House Nocturnae

  • What: Eclectic dancers, burlesque stripteasers, and torch singers show you the intoxicating taxonomy of the night. Featuring Ariel Helvetica, Anna Mayfire, Rocket Ray and more. Part of Vancouver Fringe 2018.
  • When: Now to Sunday, September 16, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Havana Theatre – 1212 Commercial Dr, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $15, plus $7 membership

Memoir, Marriage, Motherhood and Mountains: Angie Abdou and Jan Redford

  • What: Hal Wake leads Jan Redford, End of the Rope, and Angie Abdou, Home Ice, in a frank conversation about the pleasures and pitfalls of life writing. The two authors discuss the tricky balance between sharing enough but not too much, and arriving at far-reaching truths about contemporary life.
  • When: Monday, September 10, 2018
  • Time: 7 to 8:30 pm
  • Where: Vancouver Public Library – Central Branch – 350 West Georgia St., Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Minding the Gap

  • What: A hit at DOXA earlier this year, Minding the Gap has been described as “the Boyhood of skate videos.” For years, Bing Liu filmed his friends Zack and Keire on their boards, performing stunts. sometimes falling flat on their faces, on the streets and parking lots of impoverished Rust Belt town Rockford, Illinois. Then something strange happened, they grew up.
  • When: Various dates from Monday, September 10 to Sunday, September 16, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Vancity Theatre – 1181 Seymour St., Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

AQUA Rewind Tour


  • What: On their first-ever Canadian tour titled The Rewind Tour, the 90s pop group will be performing a concert at the Abbotsford Centre. Joining the ‘Barbie Girl’ singers on tour for the ultimate throwback concert will be Canadian favourites Prozzäk and ‘Saturday Night’ hitmaker Whigfield.
  • When: Monday, September 10, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: Abbotsford Centre -33800 King Road, Abbotsford
  • Tickets: $49, $59, $69, $89 (incl. GST) – Tickets available via Ticketmaster

22nd Annual MS Golf Challenge

  • What: Join the MS Society of Canada at the 2018 MS Golf Challenge and help end MS. The event boasts two formats – a traditional 18-hole tournament, and the Dawn until Dusk Challenge with all golfers working towards a common goal: to help end MS. Includes wrap up dinner, silent auction, raffle, prizes and awards for the day’s golfers, plus entertainment and inspiring speakers who will share their first-hand experiences with MS, and the impact that the MS Golf Challenge has in the fight to end MS. Individuals as well as corporate teams welcome.
  • When: Monday, September 10, 2018
  • Time: All Day
  • Where: Tsawwassen Springs Golf – 5133 Springs Blvd, Tsawwassen
  • Register: Online

Vancouver Art Swap

  • What: Essentia Vancouver presents a monthly Art Swap Series. Bring artwork to trade with other artists, collectors, and appreciators. Arrive early for complimentary refreshments and treats and stick around for the exchange of art and ideas.
  • When: Monday, September 10, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 8 pm
  • Where: Essentia Natural Memory Foam – 2144 4th Ave. West, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free
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