7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, November 5

Nov 5 2019, 5:00 am

Keep the fun levels up with our list of seven things to do in Vancouver today, November 5. Check out Vancouver Canucks, Swine Out 2019, and more.

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

Vancouver Canucks vs St. Louis Blues

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What: Vancouver Canucks take on the reigning Stanley Cup Champions at Rogers Arena on November 5, which is also the 1970s night.

When: November 5, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

16th Annual DTES Heart of the City Festival

What: Check out over 1000 artists at over 100 Heart of the city Festival events at over 50 locations in the Downtown Eastside. The 16th annual event has the theme of Holding the Light, and includes theatre, dance, storytelling, workshops, exhibits and more.

When: Now until November 10, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Various venues
Tickets: Online

Henrik Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler

What: True Pulse Theatre Co. presents their first show: Hedda Gabler by Norwegian realist Henrik Ibsen. The psychological drama explores truth in emotion, and aims to showcase human behaviour and mental illness in authenticity. Directed by Emilio Merritt.

When: November 5, November 15, November 22, November 29, December 6, December 7, December 13, December 14, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm, show 7:30 pm
Where: Moberly Arts & Cultural Centre — 7646 Prince Albert, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Everywhere From Here: New works by David Wilson

What: Vancouver painter David Wilson has had his work collected nationally and internationally with an extensive history of solo and group exhibitions. His latest exhibition, Everywhere From Here, is being shown at a pop-up gallery on Granville Island.

When: Now until November 5, 2019
Time: 11 am to 6 pm daily or by appointment
Where: 1387 Railspur Alley, Granville Island, Vancouver
Admission: Free

Cats and Dogs

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What: Presented by White Spot, and created by La Cité des sciences et de l’industrie, in partnership with Le Musée de la civilization, the Cats & Dogs exhibition is the first “large-scale” exhibition dedicated to these animals, according to officials. Visitors will learn about the cognitive and sensory world of cats and dogs, in what’s described as an “immersive environment” that is meant to show people how their pets have a “completely different perception” of the world around them.

When: Now until January 5, 2020
What: Various times
Where: TELUS World of Science – 1455 Quebec St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

About Love – Short Play Festival

What: Tomo Suro Players presents a short play festival all About Love. Enjoy eight short plays directed by local directors, with the plays chosen from 100 submitted from around the world.

When: November 5 until November 10, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm (Tuesday to Saturday), 2 pm (Sunday)
Where: Havana Theatre – 1212 Commercial Dr, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Swine Out 2019

What: Swine Out Vancouver showcases local chefs pairing their artisan charcuterie with local craft beer. Attendees will enjoy eight different porcine preparations along with six different beer samples. Part of EAT! Vancouver and organized by Chefs’ Table Society of BC in collaboration with Mount Pleasant Business Improvement Association.

When: November 5, 2019
Time: 6:30 to 9 pm
Where: Heritage Hall 3102 Main St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online