7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, October 15

Oct 15 2019, 5:00 am

Kick off your shortened work-week with our rundown of seven things to do today, Tuesday, October 14. There’s Diwali Fest, Vancouver Canucks, and more!

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

Diwali at Vancouver Central Library

Diwali fest

Diwali Fest / Facebook

What: Diwali at Vancouver Central Library showcases colourful, fast-paced Indian dance performances in celebration of the 16th Annual Diwali Fest.

When: October 15, 2019
Time: 12 to 1 pm
Where: Vancouver Public Library – Central Branch – 350 W Georgia St, Vancouver
Admission: Free

Tyler, The Creator

What: California rapper Tyler, The Creator hit number one on the Billboard 200 in May 2019 with his latest album Igor. He performs at Pacific Coliseum on October 15 with special guests Blood Orange and GoldLink.

When: October 15, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Pacific Coliseum – 2901 E Hastings St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Vancouver Canucks vs Detroit Red Wings

What: The Canucks take on Detroit Red Wings at Rogers Arena.

When: October 15, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, 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: Now until October 31, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Various locations in Steveston Village
Admission: Free

Luzia by Cirque Du Soleil

What: For the first time in British Columbia, guests will be invited to witness the imaginative and stunning production titled LUZIA, a waking dream of Mexico. Naturally, viewers can expect aerialists, trapeze artists, hoop diving, contortionists, jugglers, and even football freestylers, to name a few of the production’s members. The performance will take place at the redesigned white-an-gold Big Top at Concord Pacific Place from October 3 to November 24, 2019.

When: Now until November 24, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Concord Pacific Place – 88 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

2019 International Theatresports Institute’s Conference and Festival

El Jaguar/Vancouver TheatreSports

What: Vancouver TheatreSports is hosting the 2019 International Theatresports Institute Conference and Festival, featuring over 100 improv performers from 18 countries in 50 performances across three theatres on Granville Island. Highlights include The Toys Strike Back, by Norway’s Det Andre Teatret, the El Jaguar Fiesta Tour of Vancouver with masked Mexican luchador El Jaguar (Derek Flores, New Zealand) and OK Tinder – The International Edition.

When: October 15 until October 20, 2019
Time: Various showtimes
Where: The Improv Centre, Waterfront Theatre, and The Nest on Granville Island
Tickets: Online

Cannabis Safe Serve

What: Cannabis Safe Serve is a focused workshop on the fundamentals of the endocannabinoid system to provide you with the knowledge to guide your customers through the wording of the Cannabis Act for safe and effective sales. We address ratios and dosages based on packaging and the legal dynamics of what and what you cannot say in your work at a licensed cannabis retailer. This workshop prepares you for attaining your CSS Accreditation with the Endocannabinoid Association of Canada.

When: October 15, 2019
Time: 12 to 4
Where: i-Training STUDIO – 208-2520 Ontario Street
Tickets: Available online for $349