10 things to do in Vancouver today: Saturday, March 9

Mar 13 2019, 7:17 pm

Another wonderful weekend ahead of us, so let’s fill your Saturday with these 10 great events in Vancouver on March 16. Check out Generous Clothing Pop-up, Tori Kelly, and more!

For more things happening around town, check out our events section.

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10 Years of Shangri-La Hotel Vancouver – An exclusive taste of Shang Palace

What: In celebration of their 10-year anniversary, Shangri-La Hotel Vancouver is welcoming internationally acclaimed chef Daniel Cheung of Shang Palace to Vancouver. For the first time in Canada, guests will have the opportunity to try dishes from the iconic Shang Palace at Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel, Hong Kong. Visit the restaurant’s website to browse the full menu.

When: Saturday, March 16, 2019
Where: Market by Jean-Georges — 3F Shangri-La Hotel Vancouver
Price: $120 per person — limited seating, advance reservations required
Make a reservation: Via OpenTableemail or call 604-695-1115

Generous Clothing Pop-up

Green dress/Generous Clothing

What: Generous Clothing Pop-up is curated by Sharalee Prang, Melissa Klaassen, and Shantini Klaassen. Attendees will find clothing sourced from various outlets in Vancouver all the way down to Portland, from thrift and charity shops, flea markets, estate sales, and consignment stores. The event is set to cater for women size 10 and above.

Guest vendor Studio Natoyaista will be bringing in some vintage goods made from natural fibres, postcards, and photographs. There’s also going to be a small selection of footwear and other accessories on sale, including vintage handbags.

When: Saturday, March 16
Time: 9 am to 4 pm
Where: 33771 George Ferguson Way, Abbotsford, BC
More Info: Online

Celtic Fest

What: You don’t need to be a Finnegan or a MacDonald to take part in this lively event. Be entertained by captivating Celtic music and dancing and get creative with Celtic crafts with the Museum of Surrey.

When: Saturday, March 16, 2019
Time: 1 to 4 pm
Where: Museum of Surrey – 17710 56a Ave, Surrey
Admission: Free

Broken Tailbone

What: Celebrated writer and performer Carmen Aguirre leads a Latin American dance lesson that flows into Carmen’s remarkable stories of intimacy, politics, culture, and the forgotten origins of the salsa. Explore the hidden dance halls in Canada while DJ Don Pedro creates an irresistible musical scene that will get even the most reluctant dancer up on their feet.

When: Now to Saturday, March 16, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts – 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby,
Tickets: Online

Vancouver Warriors vs New England Black Wolves

What: Vancouver Warriors face off with the New England Black Wolves at Rogers Arena.

When: Saturday, March 16, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

4th Annual Baked Salmon

What: The infamous fourth annual Baked Salmon | Banked Slalom returns to Mt Seymour on March 16, 2019. Powered by local riders on the locals mountain, this season’s banked slalom promises to be full of good times with good people. Trophy’s and prizes will be up for grabs but more importantly so are the bragging rights. There will be DJ playing and for those 19+ the Cariboo Brewing Beer Garden to enjoy.

When: March 16, 2019
Time: 10 am
Where: Mt Seymour – 1700 Mount Seymour Road, North Vancouver
Register: Online. Entry costs $30 and helmet + lift ticket are mandatory for participants.

St. Patrick’s Day Brunch at Wildebeest

What: This Gastown gem will be offering food and drink specials for St. Patrick’s Day. Think Guinness doughnuts, rashers and eggs, fish and chips, and a proper Full Irish Breakfast. To drink, Irish Coffees and Boilermakers (a pint of beer and a shot of whisky) will be on special for those who want to start the party early.

When: March 16 and 17, 2019
Where: Wildebeest – 120 W Hastings Street, Vancouver
More Info: Online

Tori Kelly – The Acoustic Sessions 2019

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What: Hailed as an artist to watch by Rolling Stone and USA Today, Tori Kelly was nominated for a Grammy in the Best New Artist category and received the Billboard Women in Music Breakthrough Artist Award. She recently revealed the title and cover art for her new single, Change Your Mind, which will be released soon. Never Alone, the single from her newest project Hiding Place, claimed the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s Hot Gospel Songs chart.

When: Saturday, March 16, 2019
Time: Doors 7:00 pm | Show  8:00 pm
Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre — 630 Hamilton Street
Price: Starting at $26.50 – Tickets available via Ticketmaster

First Pick Handmade Spring 2019 Market

What: The second annual First Pick Handmade Spring Market, showcases high end, Canadian-made fashion and accessories in a curated Pop Up Department Store. Discover new lines and shop from your favourite designers.

When: Saturday, March 16 and Sunday, March 17, 2019
Time: 11 am to 6 pm
Where: Heritage Hall – 3102 Main Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $3

#BreaktheCycle Fundraiser

What: #BreaktheCycle is a fundraiser hosted by realtor Richard Bao. Richard has teamed up with Christina Wong from Employ to Empower Foundation, a non-profit that focuses on connecting low-income individuals experiencing homelessness to meaningful and long term work in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.

Richard and Christina will be hosting “Break the Cycle,” a series of two energizing spin classes (on separate days) at Ride Cycle in Yaletown with instructor Michael Kong. The goal of this event is to raise awareness about the cause and fundraise $16,000 for Employ to Empower.

When: Saturday, March 16 and Sunday, March 17, 2019
Time: 2 to 3 pm (Saturday), 1:30 to 2:30 pm (Sunday)
Where: Ride Cycle – 881 Hamilton St, Vancouver
Register: Online, $50

DIG Day at Britannia Mine Museum

What: Delve into Geoscience at Britannia Mine Museum. There will be hands-on activities and professional geoscientists on-hand. Plus head into the GeoLab to discover the science behind rocks and minerals, plate tectonics, volcanoes, and fossils. This fun and educational event is in partnership with Engineers & Geoscientists BC.

When: Saturday, March 16, 2019
Time: 10 am to 3 pm
Where: Britannia Mine Museum – 1 Forbes Way, Britannia
More Info: Online