7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, January 29

Jan 25 2019, 12:18 am

Dierks Bentley, The Matchmaker, and more. Check out these seven fun things to do in Vancouver today, January 29!

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

Dierks Bentley


Dierks Bentley/Live Nation

What: Country star Dierks Bently is coming to Vancouver this January for his Burning Man Tour. Along with him on tour will be special guests Jon Pardi, Tenille Towns, and Hot Country Knights.

When: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena — 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Live Music at the Shadbolt

What: A Little Lunch Music for the lunch crowd, and then a Jazz Jam with musician Cory Weeds in the evening.

When: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: 12 to 1 pm, 6 to 8 pm
Where: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts – 6450 Deer Lake Avenue Burnaby, BC
Admission: Free

UBC Reads Sustainability presents Johanna Wagstaffe

What: Join UBC Sustainability Initiative as CBC Meteorologist and science host, Johanna Wagstaffe, discusses her book Fault Lines, focusing on the science behind earthquakes and the risks associated with living on BC’s South Coast. Johanna will further discuss how preparation helps a community recover following an earthquake, and how a ‘resilient city’ supports sustainability.

When: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: 11 am to 1 pm
Where: Jack Poole Hall, Robert Lee Alumni Centre – UBC 6163 University Blvd, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, Free

The Matchmaker

What: Horace Vandergelder seeks a wife and matchmaker Dolly Gallagher Levi doesn’t need to look very far to find her! With forbidden young love and mistaken identities afoot, more than one match is sure to be made. Experience the pandemonium of this classic—and the inspiration for Hello, Dolly!—that embraces the unexpected in a truly modern way.

When: Now to February 24, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Arts Club Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage – 2750 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Vancity Business Babes 4 Year Anniversary Party

What: Enjoy a night of networking with likeminded women and creating new connections. The party will feature inspiring Q+A talks, a welcome drink, appetizers and treats, shop local vendors and more.

When: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Where: White Lounge – 1257 Hamilton Street Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $70

Bones N Beer



What:  A fundraiser with a hearty ribs dinner, a selection of craft beers, insider sports talk and a frank, in-your-face conversation about men and osteoporosis. Supporting Osteoporosis Canada programs to raise men’s awareness, Bones ’n’ Beer is also bringing in osteoporosis expert Dr. Sonia Singh to lead a conversation about men’s fracture risk and the importance of maintaining good bone health.

When: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: 5:30 to 11 pm
Where: Romer’s Burger Bar – 1873 W. 4th Ave, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $50

Women’s Maker Meet Up

What: Whether you’re a seasoned maker or someone who has only made things in your head and have been too nervous to give it a go IRL, head to the Women’s Maker Meet Up and meet other makers and dreamers. There will be talks from women makers, demos, and the opportunity to network with like-minded women. Bring a project to share.

When: Tuesday, January 29, 2018
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: MakerLabs – 780 East Cordova Street Vancouver
Tickets: Online, Free

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