10 things to do in Vancouver today: Saturday, November 17

Nov 15 2018, 7:24 am

Hawkers Market, Roger Hodgson, and more! Whatever your weekend needs, we’ve got you covered with these 10 events happening in Vancouver today, Saturday, November 17.

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

Hawkers Market: With Special Guests Stones Throw Records

What: Described as the  “ultimate local food and indie music festival,” the market will feature over 50 Hawker food experiences including dishes from award-winning chefs like Alex Chen (Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar) and Eva Chin (Royal Dinette). For music, market attendees can listen to the stellar sounds of Peanut Butter Wolf (founder and head of Stones Throw Records) and J Rocc (one of the original turntablists who founded the Beat Junkies in 92).

When: Saturday, November 17, 2018
Time: 4 pm till midnight (entry times at 4, 6, or 8 pm)
Where: Rocky Mountaineer Station – 1755 Cottrell Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $135

Onesie Bar Crawl Vancouver


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What: We Love Pub Crawls is bringing a onesie bar crawl to Vancouver this fall. The crawl takes place on Saturday, November 17, and will take participants on a comfy, drink-centric crawl to more than five venues. Themed DJ parties will take over several stops, with music from the 80s, 90s, 2000s and a neon party. Perks of joining the event include having all cover charges waived, free LED memorabilia, exclusive food and drink specials at every stop, and a photographer and videographer capturing every moment of the party.

When: Saturday, November 17, 2018
Time: Check in from 4 to 6 pm; crawl from 6 to 10 pm.
Where: Starting location TBA
Tickets: Online, $20-$35

Julmarknad – Swedish Christmas Market

What:  Swedish Cultural Society’s 2018 Swedish Christmas Market features two days of holiday gift shopping for others and yourself. Coffee, drinks, sandwiches and pastries will be available for purchase.

When: Saturday, November 17 to Sunday, November 18, 2018
Time: 11 am to 4 pm
Where: Scandinavian Community Centre – 6540 Thomas St, Burnaby
Admission: Free

The Secret Life of Trees Walking Tour

What: A walking tour around Port Coquitlam’s beautiful downtown parks and gardens. Hosted by PoCo Heritage Trees and is part of the collaborative The Secret Life of Trees exhibit.

When: Saturday, November 17, 2018
Time: 2:30 to 4 pm
Where: PoCo Heritage Museum and Archives – 150-2248 McAllister Ave., Port Coquitlam
Admission: Free

Filipino Fest

What: See the vibrancy of Filipino culture through textiles, performances, food and a storytelling session.

When: Saturday, November 17, 2018
Time: 11 am to 3 pm
Where: Museum of Surrey – 17710 56a Ave, Surrey
Admission: Free

Fifth Annual Team Keian Bottle Drive

What: Team Keian will be holding a Bottle Drive at Real Canadian Superstore Langley, with all proceeds raised going to support families affected by childhood cance. During the past four years, Team Keian has had the pleasure of bringing joy and financial relief to many incredible oncology families, as well as over 9100 toys, by way of Keian’s Holiday Wish Toy Drive to BC Children’s Hospital and Canuck Place Children’s Hospice.

When: Saturday, November 17, 2018
Time: 9 am to 2 pm
Where: Real Canadian Superstore Langley – 19851 Willowbrook Dr, Langley
More Info and to contribute: [email protected]

Heart to Home Holiday Market

What: The Surrey Art Gallery Association invites you to embrace the holiday spirit with a complimentary cup of hot apple cider while finding gifts for your loved ones, and perhaps a few treats for yourself. With close to thirty artists and artisans from our Gift Shop, there will be plenty of one-of-a-kind, locally made items for you to browse. From artisan chocolates and jams to original fused glass and felted wool artworks.

When: Saturday, November 17 to Sunday, November 18, 2018
Time: 12 to 5 pm
Where: Surrey Arts Centre – 13750 88 Ave, Surrey
Admission: Free

Roger Hodgson

What: Acclaimed singer, songwriter and musician Roger Hodgson brings his legendary voice to River Rock Casino. Hodgson co-founded the iconic rock band Supertramp, and wrote most of the band’s classic hits including “Dreamer,” “Give a Little Bit,” “The Logical Song,”,“Take the Long Way Home,” and “It’s Raining Again.”

When: Saturday, November 17, 2018
Time: 8 pm
Where: River Rock Casino Resort – 8811 River Road, Richmond
Tickets: Online


What: Each November the Pacific Digital Photography Club produces “ Photomotion”, a compendium of members’ digital slide/sound shows. The shows include a selection of juried audio-visual presentations approximately 3 to 4 minutes in duration. Contents of the shows are up to the individual photographers but are juried for quality by a panel of CAPA judges.

When: Saturday, November 17, 2018
Time: 2 pm and 7 pm
Where: Inlet Theatre – 100 Newport Dr, Port Moody
Tickets: Online, $15

Vancouver Canucks vs Montreal Canadians

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Image: Vancouver Canucks / Instagram

What: The Vancouver Canucks face off with Montreal Canadians at Rogers Arena.

When: Saturday, November 17, 2018
Time: 4 pm
Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

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