7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, March 28

Mar 22 2019, 6:45 am

Trees, Please!, Cask Wars, and more. Here are seven fun Vancouver events to fill your Thursday, March 28. Invite a friend and have fun!

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

Trees, Please! Spring Tour

What: Bring your family outside to enjoy some fresh air and discover the beauty of UBC Botanical Garden. Enjoy a guided walk with a Garden Guide through the Asian Garden and BC Rainforest Garden. Guests will learn about the collection of plants, biodiversity and the forest biome, and the native trees and plants which make up the forests.

When: Thursday, March 28, 2019
Time: 11 am to 12 pm
Where: UBC Botanical Garden – 6804 Southwest Marine Drive, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $8-$12

Spring Break at the Carousel

Carousel/Burnaby Village Museum

What: Burnaby Village Museum is throwing open the gates for 12 days of Spring Break family fun. Stroll the streets of a 1920s village and visit businesses and homes. Take in demonstrations, ride the carousel, play games and activities, learn about Indigenous culture, and chat with costumed towns-folk. Browse the Carousel Gift Shop and enjoy a treat or lunch at the Ice Cream Parlour.

When: Now to March 29, 2019
Time: 11 am to 4:30 pm
Where: Burnaby Village Museum & Carousel – 6501 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
Admission: Free. Carousel Rides $2.65 each

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 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

Vancouver Canucks vs Los Angeles Kings

What: The Vancouver Canucks face off with the Los Angeles Kings at Rogers Arena.

When: Thursday, March 28, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Quinn XCII

What: Detroit-based Quinn XCII performs live in concert at Commodore Ballroom with special guests Ashe and Christian French.

When: Thursday, March 28, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: The Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Cask Wars at The Portside Pub

Beer alcohol (Syda productions / Shutterstock)

What: Breweries from all over BC compete to win a draft line on The Portside. The brewery that drains their cask first wins the line.

When: Thursday, March 28, 2019
Time: 7 pm, while supplies last
Where: The Portside Pub – 7 Alexander Street, Vancouver
Admission: Free

The Orchard (After Chekhov)

What: It’s Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard, but told through the lens of a Punjabi-Sikh family in the Okanagan Valley. With the bank calling and money low, will the Basrans be able to save their beloved orchard? Inspired by playwright Sarena Parmar’s own childhood.

When: Thursday, March 28, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage – Arts Club – 2750 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

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