7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, December 10

Dec 10 2019, 1:20 am

Keep the festive levels up with our picks of seven things to do in Vancouver today, December 10. Holiday at the Elbow Room Café, Luzia, and more!

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

Vancouver Canucks vs Toronto Maple Leafs

What: Vancouver Canucks take on Toronto Maple Leafs at Rogers Arena on December 10.

When: December 10, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Holiday at the Elbow Room Café

Zee Zee Theatre / The Cultch

What: Zee Zee Theatre presents Holiday at the Elbow Room Cafe, inspired by and in tribute to the iconic cafe. The show features a mix of holiday classics and songs from Elbow Room Café: The Musical by Dave Deveau and Anton Lipovetsky. Written by Deveau and directed by Cameron Mackenzie, husbands and lifelong friends of Elbow Room Café owners Patrice Savoie and Bryan Searle.

When: December 10 until December 29, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: The Cultch Historic Theatre — 1895 Venables Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Vancouver Story Slam Storytelling Championship

What: The 15th annual Vancouver Story Slam Storytelling Championship is the grand finale of the 2019 Vancouver Story Slam season. Ten storytellers bring their best stories to the stage. The winner, selected by an anonymous audience ballot, will receive a cash prize, a large engraved trophy, and the title of 2019 Vancouver Story Slam Champion.

When: December 10, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: The Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
Tickets: Online


What: Fighting Chance Productions presents the Canadian premiere of the pop/rock musical Girlfriend, based on the titular album by Matthew Sweet. Social outcast Will and popular football player Mike explore their relationship and discover that there is more to life than what high school taught them.

When: December 10 until December 21, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: The Nest — 1398 Carwright Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online


What: TechVancouver‘s monthly gathering of Vancouver top tech leaders and innovators invites attendees to network with other tech professionals, share their own projects on the community open mic, and learn industry knowledge and expertise from tech leaders. This month’s speakers are Isaac Oslund, Co-Founder & CEO of Bananatag, and William Johnson Director of Marketing at Innovate BC.

When: December 10, 2019
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Where: Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre – 181 Roundhouse Mews
Tickets: Online

Luzia by Cirque Du Soleil

What: For the first time in British Columbia, guests will be invited to witness the imaginative and stunning production titled LUZIA, a waking dream of Mexico. Naturally, viewers can expect aerialists, trapeze artists, hoop diving, contortionists, jugglers, and even football freestylers, to name a few of the production’s members. The performance will take place at the redesigned white-and-gold Big Top at Concord Pacific Place from October 3 to November 24, 2019.

When: Now until December 29, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Concord Pacific Place – 88 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

A Traditional Christmas with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra: A Traditional Christmas

What: The VSO plays its annual Traditional Christmas concert in theatres across Metro Vancouver, including the North Shore, Burnaby, Surrey, Delta, and Vancouver this holiday season. Enjoy singing, storytelling, and holiday cheer with host Christopher Gaze and special guests.

When: December 10 to December 14, December 22, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Various locations
Tickets: Online

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