7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, September 6

Aug 31 2018, 8:11 am

Top up your Thursday with our list of seven things to do in Vancouver today, September 6. Transportation Talks, grandson, and more.

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

Transportation Talks

Holland Park Surrey

Image: Holland Park/Shutterstock

  • What: Transportation Talks is your chance to connect directly with transportation professionals to hear how concepts of community, walkability, accessibility, mobility, safety and more impact how transportation is planned. Presented in partnership by the City of Surrey and the SFU City Program, the program tackles hot topic urban issues through a comprehensive introduction to the transportation system in the Lower Mainland, with a particular focus on Surrey.
  • When: Every Thursday from September 6 to November 1, 2018
  • Time: 6 to 9 pm
  • Where: Surrey City Hall, 13450 104 Ave and SFU Surrey Campus, 13450 102 Ave
  • Admission: Free

New West Farmers’ Market

  • What: The market features farm-fresh produce, plants, quality crafts from local artists and artisans, gourmet prepared foods, community information, live entertainment, and more.
  • When: 
  • Time: 3 to 7 pm
  • Where: Tipperary Park – 315 Queens Ave, New Westminster
  • Admission: Free

Growing Global – Importing Success

  • What: The objective of this meetup is to provide information and insights on the process importing. Government agencies, as well as companies, are invited to share the services available, their experience and knowledge regarding entering foreign markets and the process of importing. Featuring speakers Heather Craig, Acting Area Import Coordinator – Western Area (BC/AB/MB/SK), Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA); and Mild Rungmongkonsawad, Founder and CEO, Panda Coconut Chips. Hosted by Laura Aveledo.
  • When: Thursday, September 6, 2018
  • Time: 5 to 7 pm
  • Where: Small Business BC, Suite 54 – 601 West Cordova St., Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $12

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition 2018


Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition

  • What: The Titanic: Artifact Exhibition has been designed to focus on the real, authentic human stories of those who boarded the Titanic and bringing those tales back to life. To help recreate the memories of the passengers, more than 120 authentic pieces from the vessel will be present, as well as extensive re-creations of rooms on the ship.
  • When: Now to Friday, January 11, 2019
  • Where: Lipont Place – 4211 No. 3 Road, Richmond
  • Tickets: Online, $17.95

The Lady Show at the Vancouver Fringe Festival

  • What: Putting the JOY in feminist killjoy! Enjoy sketch, stand-up, monologue, satirical news, and more starring Diana Bang, Morgan Brayton, Fatima Dhowre, and Katie-Ellen Humphries. Part of the 2018 Vancouver Fringe Festival
  • When: Thursday, September 6 to Sunday, September 16, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Firehall Arts Centre – 280 E. Cordova Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $15, plus $7 membership


  • What: Toronto artist grandson performs live at VENUE with special guests Fake Shark.
  • When: Thursday, September 6, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Venue Nightclub – 881 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $15 plus fees

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

  • What: 15-year-old Christopher Boone has a unique perspective. He is incredibly talented at math, but never ventures beyond his street and strongly distrusts strangers. When his neighbour’s dog is killed, Christopher challenges his own barriers to uncover the truth about the dog, his family, and himself. Peek inside his mind as this incomparable show tests the boundaries of imagination and physical space. Presented by Arts Club Theatre Company.
  • When: Various dates from Thursday, September 6 to Sunday, October 7, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage – Arts Club 2750 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online,
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