7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, June 25

Jun 21 2019, 1:37 pm

Chef Meets Truck, Corey Hart, and more. Find your fun this Tuesday, June 25 with our checklist of seven fun things to do in Vancouver.

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

Thorgy Thor at the Orpheum Theatre

What: RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 8 star and classically trained violinist, Thorgy Thor, will be performing with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (VSO) on June 25. Thorgy Thor’s summer performance in Vancouver coincides with the Queer Arts Festival and the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots.

When: Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Orpheum Theatre — 601 Smithe St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Chef Meets Truck 2019

Food events Chef Meets Truck


What: The Chefs’ Table Society of BC, in partnership with the Yaletown BIA, is hosting the event Chef Meets Truck in Yaletown at the intersection of Hamilton and Nelson. The event will run from 6:30pm-9:00pm and consists of Vancouver restaurant chefs hopping on board local food trucks to serve up the foodie event of the season. Tickets include food from the participating food trucks, as well as tastings of wine and beer. Plus don’t miss the corn throw tournament hosted by chef Tret Jordan.

When: Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Time: 6:30 to 9 pm
Where: Intersection of Hamilton and Nelson (Yaletown)
Tickets: Online

Improv X Canada aka Maple Magic! (Pt. 2)

What: The Fictionals and Friends are celebrating Canada 152 at Cafe Deux Soleils with a special edition of Maple Magic Comedy. Improv X Canada will be inspired by the newsmakers, inventions, and history of this great country for a night of laughs. Plus take part in the trivia challenge for the chance to win some prizes.

When: Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Time: Doors 7:30 pm, show 8 pm
Where: Cafe Deux Soleils – 2096 Commercial Dr, Vancouver
Tickets: $7 or $5 for students

Tri-Cities Poetry/Open Mic with feature poet Susan McCaslin

What: Western Sky Books hosts local poets for a Poetry Slam and Open Mic night. All styles and genres are welcome. Poets are welcome to bring their books and chapbooks or zines for sale. The June edition of Tri-Cities Poetry/Open Mic features local poet Susan McCaslin. Open Mic starts at 6:45 pm.

When: The last Tuesday of every month – Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Time: 6:45 to 9 pm
Where: Western Sky Books – 2132-2850 Shaughnessy Street, Port Coquitlam
Admission: Free

Britannia Mine Museum

What: More than just a museum, the Britannia Mine Museum is a hub of activities for all ages and interests. Located along the scenic Sea-to-Sky Highway on the way to Whistler, the museum provides an authentic and unique look at British Columbia’s rich mining history.

This summer, visitors can look forward to the launch of the museum’s new live-action experience, BOOM!. The multi-sensory, special-effects-filled adventure, which will have its grand opening on June 1 and 2, will bring the 1920s Mill building thundering back to life. Visitors can also enjoy a truly Canadian experience in The Underground, where you will board an underground train and ride into an authentic mining tunnel. While inside, experience live mining machinery demonstrations and discover what life for a miner was really like in the 1920s, including a taste of total darkness.

When: Open daily year round
Time: 9 am to 5 pm (time changes according to season)
Where: Sea-to-Sky Highway, between Vancouver and Whistler
More Info: Online and by calling 604-896-2233 (dial 0)

Minami Presents: Summer Garden Omakase Dinner

Minami long table dinner

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What: One of Vancouver’s all-time best sushi spots, Minami, is hosting its first-ever omakase long table feast. The feast will take place on Minami’s stunning outdoor garden terrace on June 25. Guests can expect an eight-course dinner paired with wines. It will feature tons of fresh seafood, seasonal produce, and of course, some amazing signature Minami aburi sushi.

When: Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Time: 6 to 9:30 pm
Where: Minami – 1118 Mainland Street, Vancouver
Tickets: $155; buy online

Corey Hart

What: Canadian rock legend Corey Hart brings his Never Surrender Tour 2019 to Rogers Arena with very special guests Glass Tiger.

When: Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Time: Doors 6 pm, show 7 pm
Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

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