10 things to do in Vancouver today: Saturday, October 6

Oct 4 2018, 7:30 am

Start your long weekend with a fun event on Saturday, October 6! From Fort Langley Cranberry Festival to Eastside Flea, here are 10 events to check out around Vancouver.

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

Fort Langley Cranberry Festival

  • What: The day-long event includes food, kids activities, entertainment, contests, over 70 vendors, and, of course, fresh cranberries. And while the festival officially starts at 10 am, early-risers can enjoy a pancake breakfast at 8 am.
  • When: Saturday, October 6, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 4 pm
  • Where: 9167 Glover Rd – Fort Langley
  • Admission: Free

Wonderful Wetlands Tour

  • What: Enjoy a guided walk through West Creek Wetlands, an ecological reserve normally off limits to the public and home to an incredible variety of plants and wildlife. Ages 14+
  • When: Saturday, October 6, 2018
  • Time: 9:30 am to 12 pm
  • Where: Glen Valley Regional Park
  • Admission: Free, registration required. Barcode 7457

Goat Yoga at Maplewood Farms

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  • What: Maplewood Farms will be hosting 9 am weekend goat yoga classes taught by Kelli Sroka. Classes will take place on a grassy paddock. Guests should bring their own yoga mats and don’t wear designer gear as it’s going to get a bit muddy with the grass and goats. Selfies with the goats are encouraged so get ready to strike a pose. And if you need some new threads for those photos, goat yoga t-shirts are available to purchase online.
  • When: Every weekend from until Sunday, October 28, 2018
  • Time: 9 to 10 am. Arrive for class at least 30 minutes early
  • Where: Maplewood Farms, 405 Seymour River Place North Vancouver
  • Register: Online, $30 for participants over 18-years-old

Amanda Sum with Amy Blake

  • What: A night of folksy/jazzy/poppy music played by Amanda Sum. Accompanied by her guitar and keyboard, Amanda will share some of her originals and put some twists on recognizable tunes. Featuring singer-songwriter Amy Blake
  • When: Saturday, October 6, 2018
  • Time: Doors 8 pm, show 9 pm
  • Where: Cafe Deux Soleils – 2096 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $5 to $10

Fat Nick

  • What: Fat Nick brings his Generation Numb Tour to VENUE for a special all-ages show with DJ Scheme and Teddy.
  • When: Saturday, October 6, 2018
  • Time: Doors 7 pm
  • Where: VENUE – 881 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $25 plus fees

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, October 6, Saturday, October 12, Saturday, November 3 and Saturday, November 13, 2018
  • Time: 2:30 to 4 pm
  • Where: PoCo Heritage Museum and Archives – 150-2248 McAllister Ave., Port Coquitlam
  • Admission: Free

Cranberry Sale

  • What: Stock up on fresh cranberries at the Richmond Nature Park Society’s annual cranberry sale. Proceeds support educational and public programs in the park. This event is for all ages, disability access is available.
  • When: Saturday, October 6, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 3 pm
  • Where: Richmond Nature Park – 11851 Westminster Hwy, Richmond
  • Admission: Free, berries are market price

Langley Community Farmers’ Market

  • What: Explore the dozens of local makers, bakers, and growers Langley Community Farmers’ Market.
  • When: Saturdays until October 6, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 2 pm
  • Where: Timms Community Centre – 20339 Douglas Crescent, Langley
  • Admission: Free

Eastside Flea

The Eastside Flea Market (Eastside Flea Market / Facebook)

  • What: Each event hosts over 50 local vendors selling diverse goods from handmade independent maker wares to vintage clothing, collectibles, plants, artisan food. and more. You’ll also find food trucks, live vinyl deejays, pinball, outdoor courtyard, and other fun things to check out.
  • When: Saturday, October 6 to Sunday, October 7, 2018
  • Time: 11 am to 5 pm
  • Where: Eastside Studios – 550 Malkin Ave, Vancouver
  • Price: $3 admission, $5 for a weekend pass

Sun Peaks’ Fall Festival

  • What: The long weekend is a perfect time for a road trip, so head down to Seattle for Bumbershoot. Enjoy music, theatre, food experiences and more. Plus catch Vancouver acts like DJ Khanvict and comedians Sophie Buddle and Gavin Matts onstage.
  • When: Saturday, October 6 to Sunday, October 7, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Various venues throughout Sun Peaks
  • More Info: Online
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