7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, August 27

Aug 27 2019, 5:00 am

The Fair at the PNE, Chilliwack Corn Maze, and more! We’ve got your plans covered with these seven things to do today, Tuesday, August 27 in Vancouver.

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

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The Fair at the PNE

PNE food 2019

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What: Since 1910, millions of guests have enjoyed shows, exhibits, sporting events, amusement rides, concerts, cultural activities and, of course, the annual summer Fair at the PNE. This year features concerts by Billy Idol, TLC, and UB40. Entertainment and attractions include Reveen, a video game exhibit, Knights of Valour Superdogs, PNE Prize Home, and more.

When: Now to September 2, 2019
Time: 11 am to late
Where: The Fair at the PNE – 2901 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Twilight Tuesdays at Science World

What: Twilight Tuesdays are back at Science World for the summer! Enjoy extended hours and reduced rates from 5 to 9 pm every Tuesday. Explore the exhibits, catch a live science show, view a larger-than-life OMNIMAX film, or check the feature exhibition, A Mirror Maze: Numbers in Nature.

When: Every Tuesday until August 27, 2019
Time: 5 to 9 pm
Where: Telus World of Science – 1455 Quebec Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Vancouver Improv Fight Club: Tag Team Turmoil

What: Three epic improv duos will face off at Vancouver Improv Fight Club at Cafe Deux Soleils. Through comedy games, referee challenges, and a VIFC jam, the Hardcore Hilarity champion will be crowned. The winner of the first half will also get to choose the stipulation in the second half of the show.

When: August 27, 2019
Time: Doors 7:30 pm, show 8 pm
Where: Cafe Deux Soleils – 2096 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
Tickets: $7 or $5 for students

CASKAPALOOZA 2019 at CRAFT

What: Head to this summer craft beer sampling event and try 30 unique casks from your favourite local craft breweries. Event tickets are $25 and include 12 sample beer tokens. Partial proceeds will be donated to the YMCA Strong Kids campaign.

When: August 27, 2019
Time: 5 to 8 pm
Where: CRAFT Beer Market Vancouver – 85 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver
Price: $25; buy online

Chilliwack Corn Maze

What: This year, the creators of the Chilliwack Corn Maze are paying special tribute to the Canucks 50th anniversary season, with a Canuck-themed maze. In addition to the maze, the farm also features other attractions such as a pumpkin patch, pedal carts, a “giant jumping pillow,” tractor rides, and an indoor hay-bale maze.

From now until September 2, the maze is open Tuesdays to Saturdays from 11 am to 9 pm, and Sundays and holidays from 11 am to 6 pm. From September 3 to September 30, the maze is open Thursdays from 5 pm to 9 pm, Fridays, and Saturdays from 11 am to 9 pm, and Sundays and holidays from 11 am to 6 pm. From October 1 to October 31, the attraction is open Tuesdays to Saturdays from 11 am to 9 pm, and Sundays and holidays from 11 am to 6 pm.

When: Now until October 31, 2019
Time: Tuesdays to Saturdays from 11 am to 9 pm, and Sundays and holidays from 11 am to 6 pm.
Where: 41905 Yale Road West, Chilliwack
Cost: Tickets for the attraction are $9.75  for children (ages 3 to 14), and $11.75 for adults, (ages 15+)

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

Metalmorphosis

What: Metalmorphosis is a sculpture exhibition at VisualSpace Gallery from award-winning metal artists Kye-Yeon Son and Brian Hoyano. Curated by Barbara Cohen.

When: Mondays to Saturday until September 7, 2019 (closed Labour Day)
Time: 12 to 5 pm
Where: VisualSpace Gallery – 3352 Dunbar Street, Vancouver
Admission: Free