7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, September 16

Sep 16 2019, 5:00 am

Welcome your week with one of these seven fun things to do on Monday, September 16. Check out RiverFest, Post Malone, and more!

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

Post Malone

What: Post Malone is coming back to Vancouver. The multi-platinum American rapper has announced a performance at Rogers Arena as part of his newly-announced North American tour. He’ll be joined by Swae Lee and Tyla Yaweh and will be playing on September 16, 2019.

When: September 16, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8 pm
Where: Rogers Arena — 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

RiverFest 2019

The edge of the Fraser River in New Westminster. (Shutterstock)

What: The 17th annual RiverFest is inspired by the Fraser River, and is in celebration of BC and World Rivers Day. There will be events throughout the week, with a main festival on September 21 with a family fun zone, live entertainment, an artisans marketplace, parade, and more.

When: September 16 to 21, 2019, with the main festival on September 21, 2019
Time: Various times. Main festival happening from 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Fraser River Discovery Centre – 788 Quayside Dr, New Westminster
Admission: Free

Urban Salmon project at the Burnaby Public Library

What: A showcase of underwater photography of urban salmon runs by Fernando Lessa. Sites include Burnaby Stoney Creek and Brunette River. Attendees will learn how streams and creeks can be maintained so salmon can continue to come back and spawn.

When: September 16, 2019
When: 7 to 8:30 pm
Where: Burnaby Public Library – Tommy Douglas Library – 7311 Kingsway, Burnaby
Admission: Free, register online

Language Matters: Exploring Indigenous Language Through Art

What: This exhibition at Bill Reid Gallery brings together urban Indigenous community members to visually express their relationships to their respective Indigenous languages.

When: Now until September 16, 2019
Times: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art – 639 Hornby Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

JoJo Mason and Eric Ethridge

What: Canadian country musician JoJo Mason brings The Hug Life Tour to Vancouver with special guest Eric Ethridge.

When: September 16, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm
Where: Imperial Vancouver – 319 Main Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

The 2019 International Cannabis Business Conference

cannabis

International Cannabis Business Conference

What: Canadian companies and those looking to enter the market will have the chance to network with over 1,500 of the world’s top leaders in the field at the third annual International Cannabis Business Conference.

Attendees will be able to attend speaker sessions and exhibitor areas. Some of the topics covered include California’s evolving cannabis industry, Vancouver and British Columbia’s regulations and the challenges for businesses and regulators, mergers and acquisitions, and edibles, topicals, and extracts, to name a few.

The conference will end off with an afterparty, taking place on a three-floor, 105-foot yacht docked at the Westin Bayshore Hotel. DJ Muggs, American DJ and producer for Cypress Hill, will also be in attendance.

When: September 16, 2019
Where: The Westin Bayshore — 1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver
Admission: Tickets can be purchased online starting at $499 USD

School of Magic Afternoon Tea

What: The service begins with an assortment of artisanal scones, followed by savoury selections like a Pretzel & Cheese Broomstick, Mrs. Sprout’s Pasty, and Ron’s Chicken Leg to name a few. For sweets, there’s a Butter Bubble Beer made with boba pearls, the Deathly Hallows chocolate ganache cake, Cauldron Mousse, the Magic Wand chocolate cookie stick, and more. There’s a selection of teas for order as well.

When: September 16 to December 1, 2019
Time: 12 to 4 pm
Where: Trump Champagne Lounge – 1161 W Georgia Street, Vancouver
Price: $65–$118; reserve online