7 things to do in Vancouver: Thursday, January 11

Jan 8 2018, 8:46 am

Nearly to the weekend! To help get you there, here is our rundown of seven things to do today, January 11. Taste BC, Corb Lund and Ian Tyson, and more.

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

Taste BC 2018

  • What: Taste BC is an experience of BC’s finest wine, beer and spirits accompanied by tasty fare from local restaurants. Expect food and drinks, music, door prizes, and a silent auction. Silent auction items include luxury items, local experience packages, destination packages and delicious products made by BC locals.
  • When: Thursday, January 11, 2018
  • Time: 4:30 to 7:30 pm
  • Where: Pan Pacific Vancouver – 300 – 999 Canada Place, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $50; buy online

Lighthouse Labs YVR Demo Day

  • What: Lighthouse Labs new grads are about to start their careers as professional web developers, but first they want to show you what they’ve learned to build in just eight weeks. Expect pizza, beer, networking with developers and entrepreneurs, and an inside look at the skill set of the new graduates.
  • When: Thursday, January 11, 2018
  • Time: 6 to 8 pm
  • Where:Lighthouse Labs – #350 128 West Hastings, Vancouver
  • Register: Online, Free

The Fantasticks

  • What: A funny, romantic musical about a boy, a girl and their parents who try to keep them apart. Presented by Stage43.
  • When: Thursday, January 11 to Sunday, January 14, then Wednesday, January 17 to Saturday, January 20, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm every day, except Sunday, January 14 when the show will be at 2 pm
  • Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre – 1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
  • Tickets: Online, $15-$22

Taco Party at Lucky Taco

  • What: In collaboration with U-Feast Vancouver, you’re invited to come and dine around communal tables with friends old and new, with a lineup of special off-menu tacos and Mexican treats, alongside delicious margaritas.
  • When: Thursday, January 11, 2018
  • Time: 7 to 10 pm
  • Where: Lucky Taco – 1685 Yew Street, Kitsilano, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $55; buy online

Steelin’ In The Years

  • What: Steelin’ In The Years gathers together some of the most accomplished West Coast musicians, all of whom possess a common affection for the music of Steely Dan. Their revue features top-notch interpretations of favourite Steely Dan compositions, drawing material from virtually all their albums.
  • When: Thursday, January 11 and Friday, January 12, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: Kay Meek – 1700 Mathers Avenue, West Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $29-$38

Author Reading: Anthony J. Cumming – In Action with Destroyers

  • What: Anthony J. Cumming (In Action With Destroyers) and other authors present a series of readings at Vancouver Maritime Museum. Experience the latest in Maritime history and prose.
  • When: Thursday, January 11, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: Vancouver Maritime Museum – 1905 Ogden Avenue, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free with museum admission

Corb Lund and Ian Tyson

  • What: An evening of conversation, stories, and song with country music superstars Corb Lund and Ian Tyson.
  • When: Thursday, January 11, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $42.50-$55
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