7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, September 17

Sep 14 2018, 3:01 pm

Start your week with these seven events happening in Vancouver today, Monday, September 17. Greasy Spoon Vol. 43, Vancouver Fashion Week, and more.

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

Greasy Spoon Vol 43 featuring Chef Shani Cohen

The famous Save On Meats neon sign in Gastown (Sergei Bachlakov/Shutterstock)

The famous Save On Meats neon sign in Gastown (Sergei Bachlakov/Shutterstock)

  • What: The Greasy Spoon Diner features some of the best chefs in the world creating a four-course dining experience at Save On Meats. Chef Shani Cohen of Virtuous Pie will lead the 43rd Greasy Spoon. Over the past few years, Shani has made a transition from the corporate world to follow her passion in cooking. During that time, she helped open Chickpea and now works as a Sous Chef at Virtuous Pie’s flagship location on Main at Keefer.
  • When: Monday, September 17, 2018
  • Time: 5:30 to 10 pm
  • Where: Save On Meats – 43 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $95

J Roddy Walston and The Business 

  • What: American rockers J Roddy Walston and The Business return to VENUE with special guest Jonny Fritz.
  • When: Monday, September 17, 2018
  • Time: Doors 8 pm
  • Where: VENUE – 881 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $18 plus fees

Rosé Soirée – Mixer & Celebration Night

  • What: A glamorous evening with opportunities to create social connections, blended with business. Enjoy desserts and your choice of wine, while learning more about the other guests and sharing your passions. Hosted by Dynamic Women.
  • When: Monday, September 17, 2018
  • Time: 6:30 to 9:30 pm
  • Where: Drawing Room & Terrace: University Women’s Club of Vancouver – 1489 McRae Avenue, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $50-$75

Vancouver Fashion Week 2018

Vancouver Fashion Week

Image: Vancouver Fashion Week/Instagram

  • What: Presenting a combined 80 runway shows featuring national and international designers’ innovative Spring/Summer 2019 collections, Vancouver Fashion Week will once again showcase its global platform and support for Canadian talent over seven diverse days.
  • When: Monday, September 17 to Sunday, September 23, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza
  • Tickets: Online

HiVE Social Impact Week

  • What: Social Impact Week aims to build a network of knowledge within the community by showcasing innovative ideas and projects through various workshops, presentations, discussions, and activities.
  • When: Monday, September 17 to Friday, September 21, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: HiVE Vancouver – 128 West Hastings Street #210, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, Free

Grotto Comedy

  • What: The latest Grotto Comedy show features headliner Yumi Nagashima, with special guest Ryan Williams along with Lydia Rickards, Robert Peng, MC Jake Spencer, and more.
  • When: Monday, September 17, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Grotto -1725 Davie Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $5

Moon Music!

  • What: Moon Music! is a free outdoor music session showcasing local musicians and bands. September 17 features Vi-An Diep on Gu Zheng.
  • When: Monday, September 17, 2018
  • Time: 5 to 7 pm
  • Where: Slocan Park – 2750 E 29th Ave, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free
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