7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, February 11

Feb 10 2020, 11:30 pm

Whatever you’re in the mood for, we’ve got you covered! From Lights to the Lodge to Noah Reid, here are our picks of seven things to do in Vancouver on Tuesday, February 11.

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

Lights to the Lodge Snowshoeing Experience

February 11

Snowshoeing at Lights to the Lodge/Cypress Mountain

What: Cypress Mountain’s new trail, Lights to the Lodge, takes adventurers on a stroll through an old-growth forest lit up with thousands of glowing lights. Walk along the incredible route and take photos of ancient cedar, fir, and hemlock trees. Halfway through your adventure, you’ll stop at the historic Hollyburn Lodge, where you’ll find everything from hot chocolate and cookies to homemade baked goods, appies, beer, wine, and burgers.

When: Daily until the end of the season
Time: Open from 5 pm to 9:30 pm (arrive by 8 pm at the latest); food and drink available until 9 pm
Where: Cypress Mountain Nordic Area
Tickets: $34 for adults (includes snowshoe rental); available online

Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival

What: Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival is back for its 10th year celebrating all things hot chocolate. There are 44 participating ‘chocstars’ at this year’s fest, all of which are local purveyors. Each cafe, dessert bar, and restaurant has created sugary wondrous concoctions that take classic hot chocolates to a whole new level – there will be 114 drinks in total to explore.

When: Now until February 14, 2020
Time: Various times
Where: Venues around Vancouver
More Info: Online

Forever Plaid

What: First Impressions Theatre presents Forever Plaid, the hit musical written and originally directed and choreographed by Stuart Ross. A quartet of male singers takes a detour to heaven on the way to their first big concert. They posthumously take the stage for one final gig in this comedic musical celebration of the 50s.

When: February 11 to 15, 2020
Time: 8 pm (matinee performance at 3 pm on February 15)
Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre – 1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
Tickets: Online

Noah Reid: First Time Out Tour

February 11

Noah Reid/Live Nation

What: The Schitt’s Creek star will be taking to the stage at the Imperial on Tuesday, February 11 with special guests for his First Time Out Tour. Known for his classic meets contemporary songwriting style, Reid released his debut solo album, Songs From A Broken Chair, in 2016 including popular tracks “False Alarms,” “Never Gonna Get My Love,” “Runaway,” and “Still Don’t Know.” Now he’s working on a second studio album that is set to be released in 2020, produced by Matthew Barber.

When: February 11, 2020
Time: Doors at 7 pm, Show at 8 pm
Where: Imperial — 319 Main Street, Vancouver
Tickets: $25 (including GST) — available via Eventbrite

Urinetown: The Musical

What: Studio 58 at Langara College presents Urinetown: The Musical, the Tony Award-winning satire about capitalism, environmental disaster, and hope.

When: Tuesday to Saturday until February 16, 2020
Time: Various times
Where: Studio 58 at Langara College — 100 W 49th Avenue, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Movies in the Morgue

What: Vancouver Police Museum presents a variety of cult classic horror films, thrillers, and comedies in the Old City Morgue. Attendees are welcome to bring pillows and blankets to cozy up in the morgue. There will be fresh popcorn and pop for sale.

When: February 11, March 10, and April 14
Time: Doors 6:30 pm, show 7 pm
Where: Vancouver Police Museum and Archives — 240 East Cordova Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Genevieve Robertson: Looking Through a Hole in the Earth

What: The Burnaby Art Gallery presents Looking Through a Hole in the Earth, an exhibition of Genevieve Robertson’s recent explorations: works on paper composed with bitumen and seawater; forest-derived charcoal and graphite; and silt, seaweed and limestone.

When: Now until March 22, 2020 (closed Mondays)
Time: Tuesday to Friday, 10 am to 4:30 pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 12 to 5 pm
Where: Burnaby Art Gallery – 6344 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
Admission: Suggested donation $5

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