7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, September 9

Sep 9 2019, 5:00 am

Launch the new week off with a trip to Whistler Village Beer Festival, K.Flay, and these seven fun things to do around Vancouver today, Monday, September 9!

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

Whistler Village Beer Festival 2019

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What: The Whistler Village Beer Festival features over 70 breweries and more than 140 craft beers and ciders, food trucks, and plenty of live music. There will also be food pairing dinners, unique cask nights, beer yoga, forged axe throwing, and a two-day main event at Whistler Olympic Plaza.

When: September 9 until September 15, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Whistler Village
Tickets: From $35 – available online

New Play Festival

What: Arts Club’s New Play Festival features free live public readings of new scripts by Canadian actors, directors, dramaturgs, and playwrights. Audience members are invited to take part in a discussion with the artists after each reading.

When: September 9 to September 14, 2019
Time: 7 to 8:30 pm
Where: Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre – 162 West 1st Ave, Vancouver
Admission: Free

Vancouver Fringe Bar

What: For the 11 days of the Vancouver Fringe, the Phillips Fringe Bar features a variety of local bands and artists each night. Acts include the Annual Fringe Festival Ceilidh with Alison Moen and Kilbirnie Station on September 9, and Rae Spoon on September 12.

When: Now to September 15, 2019
Time: 6 pm to late (Monday to Friday), 1 pm to late (Saturday and Sunday)
Where: Ocean Art Works on Granville Island
Admission: Free


What: Two-time GRAMMY-award nominee K.Flay is on tour to support her third studio full-length album, Solutions. Featuring special guests Houses and Your Smith.

When: September 9, 2019
Time: Doors 6:30 pm, show 7:30 pm
Where: The Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

The Most Massive Woman Wins by Madeleine George

What: Splendiferous Theatre creators Joanna Rannelli and Cecilia Davis present The Most Massive Woman Wins by Madeleine George at the 2019 Vancouver Fringe. Audiences will explore the inner psyche of four different sized women as they share painful pasts and present predicaments in an often comedic manner.

When: Various dates from now to September 15, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: The Cultch – 1895 Venables Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Reconciliation In Canada: A Non-Partisan Affair

What: SFU presents the 2019 Grace Macinnis Visiting Scholar Lecture by Dr. Marie Wilson, who will reflect on the work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada that she was a commissioner on from 2009 to 2015.

When: September 9, 2019
Time: 6 to 8 pm
Where: Room 1420-1430 Segal Centre, SFU Harbour Centre – 515 W Hastings St, Vancouver
More Info: Online

Meet (Y)our City: Vancouver Mural Walking Tour and Social

What: Vancouver Mural Festival and CityHive host a walking tour exploring Mount Pleasant murals. The guided tour will last about 1.5 hours, and features many behind-the-scenes stories. Afterwards there will be a social event with food and drinks.

When: September 9, 2019
Time: 6 to 8 pm
Where: Mount Pleasatn, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $15 per student, $20 per adult, no one turned away for a lack of funds.

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