7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, October 1

Oct 1 2019, 5:00 am

Welcome to October, everyone! Kickstart the new month with these seven events happening on Tuesday, October 1. The Winner’s Circle, INSPIRE Celebration of Entrepreneurship, and more.

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

Wünderbar ‘Oktobeerfest’ Pop-Up at Bells & Whistles

What: Bells & Whistles will be transforming into a Bavarian-inspired beer hall for over two weeks of beer-fueled celebration. Menu specials like warm pretzels with tangy honey mustard, currywurst, an Oktoberfest platter, and a custom-created Foothills Creamery soft-serve dessert will all be up for order. This Wünderbar ‘Oktobeerfest’ Pop-Up will also feature some classic German beer styles from local brewers.

When: Now until October 6, 2019
Time: Regular hours
Where: Bells & Whistles Fraser Street, Vancouver
More Info: Online

Movies in the Morgue – Zombieland

What: Vancouver Police Museum presents a screening of Zombieland 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: October 1, 2019
Time: Doors 6:30 pm, show 7 pm
Where: Vancouver Police Museum and Archives – 240 East Cordova Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Steveston Scarecrow Crawl

What: Throughout the month of October, Steveston Village in Richmond is being taken over by scarecrows for the annual Steveston Scarecrow Crawl. Dozens of scarecrows are the first point of contact outside many of the village’s merchants, and the best scarecrow will win a $1000 prize based on Richmond celebrity judges voting. Perfect for autumn selfies.

When: October 1 to October 31, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Various locations in Steveston Village
Admission: Free

Glowbal Prix Fixe Festival

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What: The Glowbal restaurant group is offering special prix fixe menus for 10 days only. Priced at $25 and $45 price points, this kicks off October 1 and runs until the 10. Glowbal, Coast, Italian Kitchen, and Trattoria locations will all be participating.

When: October 1 to October 10, 2019
Time: Regular restaurant hours
Where: Glowbal, Coast, Italian Kitchen, and Trattoria locations
Price: $25–$45

9th Annual INSPIRE Celebration of Entrepreneurship

What: Small Business BC presents the 9th Annual INSPIRE Celebration of Entrepreneurship, an evening celebrating entrepreneurship and business in BC. Join 400 of the province’s leading entrepreneurs and CEOs, small and medium-sized business owners, industry influencers and government representatives. Plus there will be a panel discussion with industry-leading businesses. Daily Hive readers receive 20 per cent off their ticket with the code DAILYHIVE20, which includes complimentary drinks and canapés.

When: October 1, 2019
Time: 5:30 to 9:45 pm
Where: Science World at TELUS World of Science – 1455 Quebec St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, use code DAILYHIVE20 for 20% off

Artivism 2019 LAUGH MORE: Feminist and Queer Stand-Up


Comedy mic (Fer Gregory / Shutterstock)

What: Dive Into UBC and UBC Arts & Culture District present feminist and queer positive standup comedy at Hatch Art Gallery. The event is part of the second annual Artivism, a student-run festival for art for justice & social change. Hosted by Maddy Kelly.

When: October 1, 2019
Time: Doors 6:30 pm, show 7 pm
Where: Hatch Art Gallery – 6133 University Boulevard, Vancouver
Admission: Free

Bawktobeerfest at Juke Fried Chicken

What: Juke Fried Chicken is officially celebrating Oktoberfest with ‘Bawktobeerfest,’ a collaboration with Strange Fellows Brewing. Expect ‘Jukefest’ Lager brewed especially for the occasion, schnitzel ‘double down’ sandwiches, Juke-brats sausages, and more available for one night only.

When: October 1, 2019
Time: 5 to 9 pm
Where: Juke Fried Chicken – 182 Keefer Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $20 advance; $25 at the door

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