7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, August 13

Aug 13 2019, 5:00 am

Baseball, movies and fine dining. No matter what you’re looking for today, we’ve got you covered with our list of seven great events happening in Vancouver today, August 13.

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

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Free Outdoor Movies in Stanley Park – Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban/IMDb

What: One of the most popular summertime events in the city is back as free outdoor movies return to Stanley Park this summer. The Evo Summer Cinema Series on August 13 features Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban on a four-story inflatable movie screen. Be there before dusk and take part in the many fun pre-show activities, including games, prizes, and giveaways, as well as the weekly offering of food truck fare and classic movie treats.

Please bring your own blankets and/or lawn chairs and, since it’s a family-friendly event, smoking or alcohol is not permitted. Moviegoers are encouraged to walk, take transit, or bike to Stanley Park for the shows  – there will be a bike valet service offered on site each night too.

When: Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Time: Dusk
Where: Ceperley Meadows near Second Beach, Stanley Park
Admission: Free

Deep into Darkness

What: Third Wheel Production’s Deep into Darkness invites you into the mind of Edgar Allan Poe as “he desperately searches for his lost love in this tragic dream within a dream,” experiencing poems like ‘Tell-Tale Heart’ and ‘The Raven.’ Explore over 20 rooms and three floors as you touch objects, rifle through drawers, and read through papers, unravelling “the mystery of [Edgar Allan Poe’s] chaotic descent into madness” at The Cultch. Attendees should dress comfortably and be prepared to walk/stand for the entirety of the show. The show is 18+ due to adult themes involving nudity and violence.

When: August 13 to 18, and 20 to 25, 2019
Time: Doors 7:15 pm, show 8 pm
Where: The Cultch — 1895 Venables St, Vancouver
Tickets: Early bird price $65, regular price $75, and at-door price $85

Romeo & Juliet and Love You Forever…. and More Munsch

What: Beach House Theatre’s 2019 season features Romeo & Juliet and Love You Forever…. and More Munsch. Enjoy outdoor performances right on Crescent Beach.

When: August 13 to 18, 2019 (Romeo & Juliet), August 14 to 17 (Love You Forever…. and More Munsch)
Time: 8 pm  (Romeo & Juliet), 11 am (Love You Forever…. and More Munsch)
Where: Blackie Spit Park – 3136 McBride Ave, Surrey
Tickets: Online

Music on the Plaza – Beauty Shop Dolls

What: Enjoy free live music at Surrey Civic Plaza in the evenings throughout August. Bring your folding chairs or blankets and join the fun with Beauty Shop Dolls on August 13.

When: August 13, 2019
Time: 6:30 to 8 pm
Where: Civic Plaza, Surrey City Hall
Admission: Free

Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar

What: The first production of Vagrant Players Theatre Society’s 2019/2020 season. Disgraced tells the story of corporate lawyer Amir Kapoor, who is living a happy wife with loving family and about to get the biggest promotion of his career. But things take a turn when he helps his nephew with a case defending a man of Muslim faith. Featuring Hesham Hammoud, Jordana Largy, Albert Nicholas, Bethany Brown, and Ardy Ramezani, and directed by Jessica Charbonneau.

When: August 13 to 17, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: The Nest on Granville Island – 1398 Cartwright St 3rd Floor, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

UBC Thunderbirds vs University of Tokyo at Nat Bailey Stadium

What: UBC is hosting the Inaugural International Collegiate Baseball Classic from August 13 to 18, with the four-team tournament featuring UBC Thunderbirds, Keio University, University of Tokyo, and Sacramento State University. A highlight of the tournament is a game between UBC Thunderbirds and University of Tokyo at Nat Bailey Stadium on August 12, where University of Tokyo will be the first Japanese varsity baseball team to ever compete on Canadian soil.

When: August 13, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium
Tickets: Online

VCC Chef’s Table Pop-Up Restaurant

What: Vancouver Community College’s Culinary Arts program presents the next edition of their pop-up restaurant The Chef’s Table. Enjoy a five-course, fixed menu with optional wine pairings served in an intimate setting with only 20 seats available per night.

When: Tuesdays to Thursday until September 8, 2019
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Where: Vancouver Community College – Downtown Campus JJ’s Restaurant – 250 West Pender Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $22-$55