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

Nov 7 2019, 5:00 am

One more day to the weekend! Here is our list of seven events to check out today, November 7, including Chelsea Handler, Vancouver Podcast Festival, and more.

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

Vancouver Podcast Festival

What: Vancouver Podcast Festival highlights the “power of podcasting” as a non-fiction media. Presented by DOXA, the festival features four days of panels, hands-on workshops, and live podcast presentations and tapings. The live shows feature some of the most recognized names in podcasting as they perform and talk about their creative process. Live shows will be taking place at the Rio Theatre, Vancouver Public Library, and SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts.

When: November 7 to November 10, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Rio Theatre, Vancouver Public Library, and SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts
Tickets: Available online

TechPong 2019

charity event

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What: TechPong, hosted by CHIMP (Charitable Impact), is an epic, one-night event hosted at Science World to bring together the tech community in the name of charity. On November 7, Vancouver’s tech community will rally together, with over 1,000 attendees from local start-ups and global companies expected to join in on the fun, with the event looking to collectively raise $100,000 for a number of great causes.

This year, TechPong 2019 will have a Fun Fair theme, to include a floor full of carnival games to raise additional money for charity, as well as music and entertainment, and a bar run by Parallel 49 Brewing Company. Attendees are welcomed to register a team, or just stop by and watch the fun unfold.

When: November 7, 2019
Time: 7 to 11 pm
Where: Science World — 1455 Quebec St, Vancouver
Tickets: $30, available online

Circle Craft Christmas Market

What: The 47th annual Circle Craft Christmas Market hosts more than 300 different artisans and vendors from across Canada and features everything from pottery and fashion to craft distilleries.

When: November 7 to November 11, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West – 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver
More Info: Online

Reverse 7-Eleven Day

What: Not even a cold snap could stop true Slurpee fans from missing this one-day promotion! The Canada-wide chain of convenience stores is celebrating Reverse 7-Eleven Day by giving away free medium-sized Slurpees. There’s just one catch: to take advantage of this free giveaway, Slurpee fans have to dress backwards.

When: November 7, 2019
Time: While quantities last
Where: 7-Eleven locations across Canada
Price: Free medium Slurpee when dressed backwards

The Sound of Music

What: Arts Club Theatre brings the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical to life at Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage. Enjoy classics like “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” and more with the family.

When: November 7, 2019 to January 5, 2020
Time: Various times
Where: Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage — 2750 Granville St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Chelsea Handler

Chelsea Handler

Chelsea Handler

What: Comedian, TV personality, and New York Times bestselling author Chelsea Handler is coming to Vancouver on her Life Will Be the Death of Me stand-up tour. The trip across the continent follows the success of her recent memoir, Life Will Be the Death of Me, which made its debut at #1 on the New York Times Bestseller List.

When: November 7, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8 pm
Where: Chan Centre for the Performing Arts
Tickets: Online

Smoke Show Cabaret YVR

What: The Smoke Show features a cast of nine women, and it combines humour and seduction in the form of an interactive dance cabaret. Inspired by modern and classic genres, expect to see influences from Motown, Fosse, Jazz, Rock, and Burlesque.

When: November 7, November 17, December 5, December 15, December 19, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Central Studios  856 Seymour St, Vancouver
Tickets:
 Available online $30, show is 19+