7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, December 18

Dec 13 2018, 4:25 am

One week countdown to Christmas! Make the spirits bright with these seven great events in Vancouver on Tuesday, December 18. Letterkenny Live, Christmas at Canada Place, and more.

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

Letterkenny Live! – The Encore



What: Starring Jared Keeso (Wayne), Nathan Dales (Daryl), K Trevor Wilson (Dan), and Mark Forward (Coach), the stars of the award-winning CraveTV original series Letterkenny. The Encore tour features original sketches performed by Letterkenny favourites, additional sketches and video not seen on the original tour, as well as original stand-up sets from Wilson and Mark Forward.

When: Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Orpheum – 601 Smithe St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $39.50-$79.50

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition 2018

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
Time: Daily from 10 am to 6 pm
Where: Lipont Place – 4211 No. 3 Road, Richmond
Tickets: Online, $17.95

Vancouver Canucks vs Tampa Bay Lightning

What: Vancouver Canucks take on the Tampa Bay Lightning at Rogers Arena.

When: Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Time: 7 pm
Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Bah Humbug 2018

What: Jim Byrnes leads a stellar cast in this modern re-telling of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, set in the Downtown Eastside. Scrooge is a pawnshop operator and hotel landlord who renovicts his tenants. Savannah Walling, the artistic director of Vancouver Moving Theatre which co-produces this production, says “we hope that our music filled adaptation shines the light of truth on this old tale and today’s Downtown Eastside.”

When: Not to Saturday, December 22, 2018
Times: Various times
Where: SFU Woodard’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings Street
Tickets: Available online from $24 to $39

Christmas at Canada Place 2018

Canada Place

Christmas at Canada Place

What: Free Christmas attractions will be taking over the Canadian Trail, along the west promenade of Canada Place . This year’s festivities include giant light installations at the Canada North light display, the historic Woodward’s Windows, and the festive Avenue of Trees. Visitors will be able to enjoy the sounds of live Christmas performances along the west promenade of Canada Place from 12 to 2 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. For the whole of the Christmas celebrations, the iconic white sails of Canada Place will be illuminated with festive colours and designs.

When: Now to Thursday, January 3, 2019
 Time: 8 am to 11 pm. On December 31, Christmas at Canada Place will close at 6:00 pm
Where: The Canadian Trail, West Promenade – 999 Canada Pl, Vancouver
Admission: Free

Emerging Voices

What: Readings by emerging writers, including Thi Tran, Vincent Ternida, Carlo Javier, April Joy Milne, and Charlene Sayo, with Natalie Lim, winner of the 2018 CBC Poetry Prize for “Arrhythmia.” Refreshments will be served

When: Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Time: 7 pm
Where: Historic Joy Kogawa House – 1450 West 64th Avenue, Vancouver
Admission: Free

Winter Celebrations at Anvil Centre

What: Anvil Centre transforms into a magical winter wonderland filled with a cornucopia of entertainment for everyone – from choirs, singalongs, art installations, musical performances, arts and crafts to a hip-hop dance party and a wintry labyrinth to enjoy. Many free events as well as ticketed performances.

When: Tuesday, December 18 to Saturday, December 29, 2018
Time: Various times
Where: Anvil Centre – 777 Columbia Street, New Westminster
Tickets: Online

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