7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, September 30

Sep 30 2019, 5:00 am

The last day of September is already here! Get your Monday rolling with these seven fun things to do today, September 30. Lana Del Rey, Poutine with Purpose, and more.

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

Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey

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What: Lana Del Rey is performing around North America on the “The Norman F*cking Rockwell! tour.”  The American singer and songwriter has seen great success since her debut single, Video Games. She’s received several Grammy nominations and was even named “Woman of the Year” by GQ. Each ticket to Del Rey’s tour will also come with a copy of the album.

When: September 30, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Poutine With Purpose Vancouver 2019

What: Poutine With Purpose invites customers to try some of the city’s top poutines while supporting Mealshare to end youth hunger. Both the Calgary and Victoria Poutine With Purpose events have sold over 30,000 poutines over the past four years. Every poutine sold at participating restaurants during this time means one meal to someone in need. If this event is anything like the one in YYC, Vancouverites can expect dozens of eateries serving up vegetarian, gluten-free, and vegan poutine options for patrons to try too.

When: Now to October 5, 2019
Where: Participating restaurants across Vancouver
More Info: Online

Definitely Dali Exhibition

What: Chali-Rosso Art Gallery’s annual Definitely Dali exhibition is back for the summer. Enjoy original artwork by the great Spanish Surrealist master, every single day until the end of September. Plus visit the monumental Salvador Dali sculptures they have positioned in the two public, outdoor spaces: Dalinian Dancer at the corner of Alberni and Thurlow St., and Space Venus at LOT 19, at the foot of Hornby St. 2 W. Hastings.

When: Daily until the end of September 2019
Time: Monday to Saturday, 10 am to 6 pm; Sunday, 12 to 5 pm; or by appointment: [email protected] or 604-733-3594
Where: Chali-Rosso Art Gallery – 549 Howe Street, Vancouver
Admission: Free

Cats and Dogs

What: Presented by White Spot, and created by La Cité des sciences et de l’industrie, in partnership with Le Musée de la civilization, the Cats & Dogs exhibition is the first “large-scale” exhibition dedicated to these animals, according to officials. Visitors will learn about the cognitive and sensory world of cats and dogs, in what’s described as an “immersive environment” that is meant to show people how their pets have a “completely different perception” of the world around them.

When: Now until January 5, 2020
What: Various times
Where: TELUS World of Science – 1455 Quebec St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Bike the Dyke

What: September is the perfect time to head to Richmond and Bike the Dyke. Beautiful waterfront views abound as you enjoy biking on off- street, unpaved pathways that run from central Richmond to Steveston Village. Leave some time to explore some of Richmond unique attractions along the way—including Aberdeen Centre, Terra Nova Rural Park, and Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site. And once you arrive in picturesque Steveston Village, there are plenty of amazing places to grab a drink and a bite to eat.

When: Anytime from now until the end of September
Time: Biking one direction with no breaks takes anywhere from 30 minutes to 90 minutes. However, we recommend you make stops along the way and make it a full day experience.
WhereBike the Dyke starts about 150 meters west of the Aberdeen Canada Line Station.
Admission: Free

Vallea Lumina

What: Vallea Lumina the interactive experience is presented by Montreal-based entertainment studio, Moment Factory and Whistler’s very own “The Adventure Group.” Through the use of emotive lights, video, soundscape, and scenography, guests are “transported” to another world with opportunities to touch, play, and explore their new environment.

When: Now until October 13, 2019
Time: Shows begin at sundown
Where: Cougar Mountain, free shuttles from Whistler Village
Tickets: Online, Adults: $39.99, Kids $34.99

Chilliwack Corn Maze

What: This year, the creators of the Chilliwack Corn Maze are paying special tribute to the Canucks 50th anniversary season, with a Canuck-themed maze. In addition to the maze, the farm also features other attractions such as a pumpkin patch, pedal carts, a “giant jumping pillow,” tractor rides, and an indoor hay-bale maze.

From now to September 30, the maze is open Thursdays from 5 pm to 9 pm, Fridays, and Saturdays from 11 am to 9 pm, and Sundays and holidays from 11 am to 6 pm. From October 1 to October 31, the attraction is open Tuesdays to Saturdays from 11 am to 9 pm, and Sundays and holidays from 11 am to 6 pm.

When: Now until October 31, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: 41905 Yale Road West, Chilliwack
Cost: Tickets for the attraction are $9.75  for children (ages 3 to 14), and $11.75 for adults, (ages 15+)