7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, June 26

Jun 21 2018, 11:59 pm

Baseball, concerts and theatre – whatever your interests, we’ve got you covered. Here are seven great events happening in Vancouver today, Tuesday, June 26.

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

Harry Jerome International Track Classic

Image: Canadian Olympic Committee

  • What: 2018 marks the 35th anniversary of the Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome International Track Classic and to celebrate, will be held over two days for the first time. The expanded format of Canada’s longest running track meet will see the annual event be held in conjunction with the Team Sprint Challenge, a ten-event dual meet between the fastest sprinters from Canada and China.
  • When: Tuesday, June 26 and Wednesday, June 27, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Swangard Stadium – 3883 Imperial Street, Burnaby
  • Tickets: Online

Dave King Trucking Company

  • What: King is known as a “wonderfully aggressive, disruptive, driving drummer” who melds jazz percussion with his love of rock music.
  • When: Tuesday, June 26, 2018
  • Time: Doors at 9 pm, show at 9:30 pm
  • Where: The Ironworks—235 Alexander Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, from $23

I Am Not A Girl

  • What: I Am Not A Girl is the story of Erica, born into a large family in the 1970’s who questions who she is, including her gender. The journey of self-discovery takes her through a world of drugs, lesbian encounters, failed relationships, and finally the revelation that Erica can transition to become fully male. With this promise and the incredible loving support of her Mother, Erica faces the gauntlet of the physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual challenges of becoming Eric.
  • When: Now to Tuesday, June 26, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: The Cultch – 1895 Venables Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

The Temporal Drum Set

  • What: This performance will investigate real and imagined percussion sounds beyond the hearing spectrum.
  • When: Tuesday, June 26 to Friday, June 29, 2018
  • Time: Various times, check website for detail
  • Where: Western Front—303 E 8th, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, from $10-$15

Sons of Kemet plus Missy D

  • What: Sons of Kemet is led by UK saxophonist Shabaka Hutchings to create a unique sound. The band has been known to blur the lines between genres, with music that can be classified as everything from rock to jazz to Afrofuturist.
  • When: Tuesday, June 26, 2018
  • Time: 9 pm
  • Where: The Imperial – 319 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Available online, $23

Vancouver Canadians vs Tri-City Dust Devils

Vancouver Canadians

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  • What: Vancouver Canadians take on the Tri-City Dust Devils in MiLB action at Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium.
  • When: Tuesday, June 26 to Thursday, June 28, 2018.
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium – 4601 Ontario St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Freaks and Geeks Night! A #SavetheRio Fundraiser at the Rio

  • What: Get ready to #SavetheRio with a special screening of the upcoming Freaks and Geeks: The Documentary, featuring a live Sype Q&A with the film’s director Brent Hodge, a special pre-recorded message from Seth Rogan, and more surprises.
  • When: Tuesday, June 27, 2018
  • Time: 6:30 pm
  • Where: The Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $15
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