10 things to do in Vancouver today: Sunday, September 29

Sep 27 2019, 5:00 am

Study and Go Abroad Fair, Matt Corby and more. Wind down your weekend with these 10 fun things to do on Sunday, September 29 in Vancouver.

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

Study and Go Abroad Fair

What: Attendees will learn how to study abroad for an undergraduate or postgraduate degree/diploma or certificate program. Meet with top universities from around the world to learn about admission requirements, scholarships, and more. Then visit the Travel Zone for work abroad, volunteering and language travel. 

When: September 29, 2019
Time: 1 to 5 pm, with feature seminar starting at 12 noon
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building
Admission: Free, register online

Granville Island Brewing’s Pop-Up Taproom at the Laneway Disco x New Forms Festival

public disco

Crowd outdoors/Public Disco

What: Granville Island Brewing’s pop-up taproom is once again bringing the magic of Granville Island to Vancouver’s favourite travelling street party – the Laneway Public Disco Series. Take a dancing break to sip on one of Granville Island Brewing’s new or classic beers, play a casual game of cornhole or Jenga, and enjoy the spirit of Granville Island. They’ll even be rewarding beer drinkers just for trying with participation ribbons that your mom would be proud of!

When: September 29, 2019
Time: 2 to 10 pm
Where: 238 East 1st Avenue, Vancouver (Main and 1st)
Admission: Free, RSVP Online

Interior Design Show 2019

What: The annual Interior Design Show (IDS) Vancouver, also known as the biggest design event of the year, will be taking place at the Vancouver Convention Centre from September 26 to 29. Hundreds of artists, makers, and design-centric brands come together in Vancouver to showcase their latest work, concepts and products. Some of the design world’s most notable and talented personalities (including Bruno Feldeisen, Executive Chef and Judge of “The Great Canadian Bake Show”) will be speaking, and attendees can also network with renowned designers who hail from Vancouver or use the city for their creative inspiration.

When: Now to September 29, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West — 1055 Canada Place
Tickets: Available via website

Nard Gets A Star

What: Nardwuar the Human Serviette celebrates his entry into the BC Entertainment Hall of Fame and a star on the BC Walk of Fame with a special show at the Commodore Ballroom. Featuring a performance by The Evaporators, a meet and greet with the interviewer and musician, and Nardwuar’s Video Vault.

When: September 29, 2019
Time: Daily 10 am to 5 pm, Tuesdays until 9 pm, and the first Friday of each month until 9 pm
Where: The Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville Street, Vancouver
Admission: Free

Venosta Radio Show – Ioco Ghost Town Days Festival

What: Venosta Radio Show is a behind-the-scenes look at a 1920s radio show and how it was produced. Performed by the Expect Exceptional Theatre at the Inlet Theatre.

When: September 29, 2019
Time: 3 pm
Where: Inlet Theatre – 100 Newport Drive, Port Moody
Admission: Free

Matt Corby

What: Multi-platinum-selling Australian singer-songwriter Matt Corby will be performing at Vancouver’s Commodore Ballroom this September.

With two ARIA Song of the Year awards under his belt for his 2011 single “Brother” and his 2013 single “Resolution”, as well as a #1 debut album, Telluric, Corby’s second full-length release is brimming with a new-found vitality and joy, a kaleidoscopic reimagining of the sound he has honed over the last ten years.

When: September 29 and 30. 2019
Time: Doors 8 pm, show 9 pm
Where: Commodore Ballroom — 868 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: $47.50 — available via Ticketmaster

Hands on Fresh Pasta Making with Pasta Boy Peter

What: Professional cook, artisan pasta maker and actor Peter Ciuffa of Pasta Boy Peter teaches how to make pasta like an Italian Mamma. The hands-on class provides all the ingredients, equipment and knowledge so you can learn to make Peter’s family’s recipes for those you love. Peter will teach you a sauce, let you sample his dish, and send you home with pasta for two which you just made.

When: September 29, 2019
Time: 11 am to 2:30 pm
Where: Kitsilano Community Centre – 2690 Larch St., Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Vancouver Giants vs Kelowna Rockets

What: Vancouver Giants take on the Kelowna Rockets in WHL action at Langley Events Centre.

When: September 29, 2019
Time: 4 pm
Where: Langley Events Centre – 7888 200 Street, Langley
Tickets: Online

Steveston Farmers’ & Artisans Market

Steveston Farmers and Artisans Market

Steveston Farmers and Artisans Market / Facebook

What: The Steveston Farmers’ and Artisans Market can be found in the parking lot of the Steveston Community Centre, and features a mix of stalls, including food vendors, artists, and craftspeople.

When: September 29, 2019
Time: 10:30 am to 3:30 pm
Where: Easthope Parking Lot (across the street from the Steveston Community Centre) – 4111 Moncton Street, Richmond
Admission: Free

A Tender Thing by Ben Power

What: A Tender Thing asks the questions what if Romeo and Juliet didn’t die in that double suicide in the Capulet family vault? Instead, what if they lived into old age and faced a more commonplace tragedy? Find out in Ben Power’s take on Shakespeare’s love story.

When: Thursdays to Sundays until September 29, 2019
Time: 8 pm (except for 2 pm matinee on September 29)
Where: Jericho Arts Centre – 1675 Discovery Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online