10 things to do in Vancouver today: Saturday, November 10

Nov 8 2018, 8:31 am

Keep your long weekend fun going with these 10 great events in Vancouver today, Saturday, November 10. HypeCity Streetwear Convention, Eat! Vancouver, and more.

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

HypeCity Streetwear Convention

What: HypeCity boasts over 50 premium tables for attendees to buy, sell, and trade from, as well as over 2000 guests to meet, network, and make connections with. Brands and models like Supreme, Yeezy, and Jordan, will all be up for grabs, including limited-edition pieces and rare vintage items – all in amazing condition. A number of new features have also been added to the one-day convention, including a “trading pit,” allowing collectors to see what their community has to offer.

When: Saturday, November 10, 2018
Time: 11 am to 6 pm
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre – 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver
Tickets: Available online or at the door for $25

The Light Festival

What: The City of Surrey and Telus are inviting everyone to the Light Festival at Bear Creek Park this fall. Visitors can experience a mesmerizing show of illuminated trees, eye-catching displays, and sparkling lights throughout an ever-changing garden of colour. On opening and closing night, guests will be treated to family-friendly activities at a kid’s zone, food trucks, and roving performers. Anyone attending is reminded to bring a flashlight and dress for the weather, as the event will run rain or shine.

When: Now to Saturday, November 10, 2018
Time: 6 to 9 pm daily
Where: Bear Creek Park – 13750 88 Avenue, Surrey
Admission: Free

The Pursuit Of Happiness & The Northern Pikes

What: Canadian 80s rock bands The Pursuit of Happiness and The Northern Pikes team up for a show at Commodore Ballroom.

When: Saturday, November 10, 2018
Time: 8 pm
Where: The Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Vancouver Podcast Festival

Vancouver podcast festival


What: This brand new festival is dedicated to highlighting the “power of podcasting” as a non-fiction media. Presented by DOXA, the festival features three days of panels, hands-on workshops, and live podcast presentations and tapings. The live shows feature some of the most recognized names in podcasting as they perform and talk about their creative process. Live shows will be taking place at the Rio Theatre, Vancouver Public Library, and CBC Studio 700, during every day of the festival.

When: Now to Saturday, November 10, 2018
Time: Various times
Where: Various locations
Tickets: Available online

Art on the Spot

What:  Tony O’Regan guides participants in an art activity inspired by the paintings of JMW Turner.

When: Saturday, November 10, 2018
Time: 11 am to 1 pm
Where: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts – 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
Admission: Free

Haney Farmers’ Market

What: A vibrant outdoor Saturday market in downtown Maple Ridge, Haney Farmers’ Market sells fresh farm produce, locally-grown fruit and veg, preserves, baked goods, artisan crafts, fine art, and more.

When: Saturdays until November 10, 2018
Time: 9 am to 2 pm
Where: Memorial Peace Park – 224th Street, Maple Ridge
Admission: Free

EAT! Vancouver

EAT! Vancouver food festivals


What: The 16th annual EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival is one of Canada’s most anticipated premium world-class culinary festivals in support of Project CHEF. Attracting attendees throughout North America, the 2018 EAT! Vancouver features culinary collaborations between award-winning local and special guest chefs from across Canada and the United States. This year’s events include the EAT! Dinner Series, EAT! Harvest, EAT! Pastry, EAT! Expert Classes, and the all-new EAT! Vancouver Fine Cognac.

When: Now to Saturday, November 10, 2018
Time: Various times
Where: Multiple venues in Vancouver
Price: Ticket prices vary depending on the event; buy online

Akira 30th Anniversary screening

What: Not just a landmark in the popularity of anime, Akira is a landmark sci-fi film in its own right. Otomo’s Katshiro version of his own sprawling manga is teeming with action, spectacle and imagination.

When: Saturday, November 10 and Sunday, November 11, 2018
Time: 9:40 pm (Saturday), 9:45 pm (Sunday)
Where: Vancity Theatre – 1181 Seymour Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker

What: Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker features world-class Russian artists, hand-painted sets, Russian Snow Maidens, and jubilant Nesting Dolls. A show that brings the Christmas spirit to life for all ages.

When: Saturday, November 10, 2018
Time: 6 pm
Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 600 Block Hamilton Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

OH HONEY (And all things yellow)

What: Hosted by Vancouver artist Maria Bertosh, OH HONEY (and all things yellow) is a pop-up shop and Exhibitcentredd around everything bright, colourful and yellow. In addition to displaying a body of large canvas paintings, the opening night of the Pop Up will incorporate numerous interactive and curated details, local vendors, an art installation and photo opportunities as well as a themed bar and DJ.

When: Saturday, November 10, 2018
Time: 7 to 10:30 pm
Where: The Gam Gallery – 110 E Hastings St., Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $5

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