7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, March 21

Mar 15 2019, 2:21 pm

New day equals new events to enjoy! Here are seven for your Thursday, March 21, including Michelle Obama, Richmond Outdoor Spring Carnival, and more.

For more things happening around town be sure to check out our events section.

Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama

What: Former First Lady Michelle Obama is coming to Vancouver on her Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama tour. As the first-ever African American First Lady, Obama helped create a welcoming and inclusive White House, while also establishing herself as a powerful advocate for women and girls everywhere. In keeping with her commitment to making her events accessible to as many people as possible, Obama and Live Nation will donate a portion of ticket inventory in each market to various charities, schools, and community groups in each city the tour visits.

When: Thursday, March 21, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Kellylee Evans


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What: Six albums deep and Juno Award winner Kellylee Evans is still shaking it up on Come Over, her latest Decca album. The stylistic connoisseur has tackled everything from jazz to R&B and pop in such previous tasty classics fight or flight? Nina her Juno-winning tribute to the legendary Nina Simone – and I Remember When.

When: March 21, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts – 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
Tickets: Online, $15-$36

Ken Ludwig’s The Three Musketeers

What: Emerald Pig presents the timeless, swashbuckling tale of heroism, treachery, romance, and above all, honour. Join D’Artagnan and his fearless sister, Sabine, along with Athos, Porthos and Aramis, as they battle the evil Cardinal Richelieu and the most dangerous woman in France, Milady DeWinter, to defend the honour of the Queen.

When: March 21 to 23 and March 28 to 30, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm, matinees on March 23 and 30 at 2 pm
Where: Inlet Theatre – 100 Newport Drive, Port Moody
Tickets: Online, $15-$20

Re/Form Conference 2019

What: ​Re/Form is a two-day conference featuring a thoughtfully curated program of keynotes, panels, workshops and wellness breaks led by an inspiring and accomplished roster of more than 25 speakers and facilitators. Connect with and learn from like-minded creative professionals. The diverse lineup of speakers includes Shelley Adams of Whitewater Cooks, Ryan Slater and Zach Berman, from the Juice Truck, and Bree Melanson, spiritual medium and advisor. Attend one or both days.

When: March 21 and 22, 2019
Time: 8 am to 5 pm
Where: Cheakamus Centre – 1600 Paradise Valley Road, Squamish
Tickets: Online. $160 for one day or $320 for both days.

Good France Vancouver 2019

Good France 2019


What: Taking place on March 21, 2019, the Vancouver edition will feature seven participating restaurants and one eatery in Kelowna too. Chefs from each respective eatery will be cooking up a French-style dinner with a focus on environmental and resource preventions, and the spotlight region for each spread this year is Provence.

When: Thursday, March 21, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Participating restaurants around Vancouver
More Info: Online

Richmond Outdoor Spring Carnival

What: West Coast Amusements, the largest Canadian midway operation in Western Canada, will be making a stop at the Lansdowne Centre in Richmond. They’ll be setting up for 10 straight days with a massive array of rides, games, and traditional carnival eats.

The outdoor carnival will be open from March 21 to March 31, 2019, with hours of operation varying by date and weather. Attendees can ride six attractions for $16.99 or purchase a daily wristband for $40. Tickets for rides may also be purchased individually and in groups of 20 and 40.

When: Thursday, March 21 to Sunday, March 31, 2019
Time: 12 to 10 pm, hours may change based on weather.
Where: Lansdowne Centre – 5300 #3 Road, Richmond
Tickets: Available on-site

Colin James

What: Canadian rock and blues legend Colin James brings his Miles To Go Tour to Vancouver with special guest Marty O’Reilly.

When: Thursday, March 21, 2019
Time: Doors 6:30 pm, show 7:30 pm
Where: Orpheum – 884 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

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