10 things to do in Vancouver: Saturday, March 3

Mar 2 2018, 7:15 am

Start your Saturday with our checklist of 10 things to check out in Vancouver today, March 3. Don’t miss Night Out For Music Heals, the Set Her Free Gala, and more.

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

The White Buffalo with guest Matthew Barber

  • What: Working under the nameplate, The White Buffalo, singer/songwriter Jake Smith has resolutely charted his own single-minded course for more than a decade. His songs have been heard on everything from Sons of Anarchy to The Lone Ranger.
  • When: Saturday, March 3, 2018
  • Time: Doors 8 pm
  • Where: Imperial Vancouver – 319 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $23

A Night Out For Music Heals 2018

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Image: Music Heals

  • What: Hit the town on March 3 while raising money and awareness for music therapy. Music Heals welcome support from nightclubs, bars, pubs, microbreweries, and restaurants. #NightOut4MH
  • When: Saturday, March 3, 2018
  • Where: Various bars and restaurants across Vancouver
  • More Info: Online

Richmond Seedy Saturday

  • What: Bring your family and fuel up with a free pancake breakfast, arts & crafts, and family style games.
  • When: Saturday, March 3, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 2 pm
  • Where: Thompson Community Centre – 5151 Granville Ave, Richmond
  • Admission: By Donation

Comedy Short Shorts

  • What: Comedy Short Shorts shines a spotlight on the filmmakers and comedians of the Pacific Northwest, as they compete for a first prize of $1000 and the chance to have their short screened at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal.
  • When: Saturday, March 3, 2018
  • Time: 12:30 pm
  • WhereRio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10


  • What: Blending future bass, moombahton, and melodic trap Brooklyn-based producer LUCA LUSH takes over Celebrities Underground with support from SRFR and Inkredamine.
  • When: Saturday, March 3, 2018
  • Time: Doors 10 pm
  • Where: Celebrities – 1022 Davie Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, Free

Rollin’ Trainwreck

  • What: A fundraiser for Penmar Community Arts Society with The Rollin’ Trainwreck, a bluegrass-country-rock inspired trio consisting of Jesse Burch, Philip Puxley and Phil Bell.
  • When: Saturday, March 3, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: Ocean Park Hall – 1577-128th Street, Surrey
  • Tickets: Online, $20

Ultimate Queen Celebration

  • What: Hand-picked by original Queen band members for the Queen Extravaganza tribute tour, lead singer, Marc Martel, is known for his uncanny resemblance to Freddie Mercury.
  • When: Saturday, March 3, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: River Rock Casino Resort – 8811 River Road, Richmond
  • Tickets: Online, $69.50

Quilt Expo


  • What: ​Stroll through a beautiful exhibit of quilts on loan from the Pacific Spirit Quilters Guild, observe quilters in action, and even try your hand at a small project to take home.
  • When: Saturday, March 3, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 3 pm
  • Where: Edmonds Community Centre – 7433 Edmonds Street, Burnaby
  • Admission: Free, registration required.

Set Her Free Gala

  • What: Experience inspiring stories, musical performances, and great food, while raising much needed funds for the Talitha Koum Society’s recovery homes for women.
  • When: Saturday, March 3, 2018
  • Time: 6:30 to 10:30 pm
  • Where: All Saints Parish Hall – 1405 Como Lake Avenue, Coquitlam
  • Tickets: Online, $60

Vancouver Giants versus Kamloops Blazers

  • What: Vancouver Giants take on the Kamloops Blazers in Western Hockey League action.
  • When: Saturday, March 3, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Langley Events Centre – 7888 200 Street, Langley
  • Tickets: Online
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