7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, November 22

Nov 17 2018, 3:10 am

Get fun into your life today with these seven fun events happening in Vancouver today, Thursday, November 22. There’s Canyon Lights, The White Album Revisited, and more.

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

Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge 2018

Canyon Lights (Capilano Suspension Bridge)

Canyon Lights (Capilano Suspension Bridge)

What: Thousands of sparkling lights will illuminate the iconic suspension bridge and other areas of the park. The 30-ton Douglas Firs of the Treetops Adventure will also be dressed in lights. Standing at an impressive 110 feet above the forest floor, the Douglas Firs that connect the suspension bridges are the eight tallest Christmas trees in the world, according to event organizers. Also returning to this year’s festival is the Snowy Owl prowl, gingerbread cookie decorating, and sing-along carols with a holiday band.

When: Thursday, November 22, 2018, to Sunday, January 27, 2019 (closed on December 25)
Time: 11 am to 9 pm
Where: 3735 Capilano Road, North Vancouver
Tickets: $46.95 for adults, $42.95 for seniors, $34.95 for students, $27.95 for youth (ages 13 to 16) $14.95 for children (ages 6 to 12) and free for children under six

The White Album Revisited

What: To commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Beatles’ White Album, some of Vancouver’s funkiest musicians are gathering together to pay homage to the classic album in a gala benefit concert for PAL Vancouver. The evening will showcase 29 innovative interpretative arrangements of 29 songs featuring a core band of musicians with special guests. The album will be performed in its entirety and in its original order.

When: Thursday, November 22, 2018
Time: Doors 6:30 pm, show 7:30 pm
Where: Rogue Folk Club – 3214 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver
Tickets: $45 at the door

The Macallan Whiskey Dinner at Mamie Taylor’s

What: Enjoy an intimate five-course dinner paired with five special expressions of The Macallan. Brand Ambassador Dan Volway will lead you through the story of The Macallan and explain each whiskey in detail while Mamie Taylor’s Executive Chef Jonas Hamre will match your whiskey with the perfect dish for each course.

When: Thursday, November 22, 2018
Time: 6:30 to 9:30 pm
Where: CRAFT Beer Market – 85 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver
Price: $90; buy online

Peter Pan the Panto

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Peter Pan / Fraser Valley Gilbert and Sullivan Company

What: Fly away to Neverland with Peter Pan, Wendy and the Fraser Valley Gilbert and Sullivan Society. Enjoy a fun-filled tale that will captivate you from the opening number right until Captain Hook meets his timely reward. Featuring a huge cast, live band, enchanting characters, and lots of songs and dances.

When: Thursday, November 22 to Sunday, December 2, 2018
Time: Various times
Where: Surrey Arts Centre – 13750 88 Ave, Surrey
Tickets: Online

US Thanksgiving Dinner at Ancora

What: Ancora Waterfront Dining and Patio Executive Chef Ricardo Valverde will put his Peruvian culinary heritage in the spotlight when the False Creek restaurant hosts a special holiday dinner service to mark US Thanksgiving on November 22. The three-course Thanksgiving menu will feature roasted mushroom bisque to start followed by Valverde’s unique interpretation of a classic Peruvian dish of arroz con pato (rice with duck) with huancaina sauce as the main and carrot cake for dessert.

When: Thursday, November 22, 2018
Where: 1600 Howe St #2, Vancouver
Price: $59, wine pairings available; reserve online or call 604-681-1164


What: Albireo tells the story of brothers Wriker and Chambers. Half human and half siren, their fabled hypnotic powers only come into play when singing together in harmony. Two sides of a whole and separated for some time, Wriker only brings trouble when he barges back into his little brother’s life, and on the night of a crucial dinner party, no less. Presented by Rushed Productions in collaboration with the UBC Players Club. Albireo is also an acting fundraiser for Arts Umbrella.

When: Wednesday, November 21 to Saturday, November 24, 2018
Time: Various times
Where: The Red Gate Revue Stage – 1601 Johnston St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Waterfront Chats – Finding the Right Space

What: Finding the right space can be critical to the success of a business. With the rising costs of commercial real estate and the difficulty of navigating zoning requirements, entrepreneurs are having to turn to innovative and alternative spaces to operate their businesses. Come listen to three speakers talk about alternative space options and learn about how you can operate your business with less traditional locations. Presented by Small Business BC

When: Thursday, November 22, 2018
Time: 5 pm
Where: Small Business BC – 601 West Cordova Street #54, Vancouver
Register: Online, $10

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