7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, September 4

Aug 31 2018, 3:07 pm

The first day back after a long weekend can be tough! Ease into the week with these seven things to do in Vancouver on September 4. Wesbrook Village Summer in the Square, Anxiety Show, and more.

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

An Evening With Gov’t Mule

  • What: From 2014 through 2016, the band delivered a series of archival releases celebrating its 20th Anniversary that achieved chart success across genres as Dub Side of the Mule went #1 for Reggae, Sco-Mule claimed #2 for Jazz, and Dark Side of Mule landed #10 for Rock. Along the way, their catalogue has impressively racked up 120 million-plus Pandora plays, over 60 million Spotify streams, 3 million downloads from their official website, and millions of album sales.
  • When: Tuesday, September 4, 2018 
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $45 + fees

Kwantlen Street Farmers’ Market

  • What: The market offers a rotating selection of food trucks and carts, vendors with local produce, fresh Okanagan fruit, locally brewed beer and BC wines, SPCA certified chicken and eggs, freshly baked French breads and pastries, and natural soap and body care products. Kwantlen St. Farmers Market also features products grown and crafted by local farmers and artisans, highlighting KPU’s own Sustainable Agriculture students.
  • When: Every Tuesday to Tuesday, October 2, 2018
  • Time: 12 to 4 pm
  • Where: Plaza in between the Richmond Public Library and the Minoru Place Seniors’ Centre – 7660 Minoru Gate, Richmond
  • Admission: Free

The Anxiety Show Episode 9

  • What: Each episode of The Anxiety Show features storytelling, standup, and variety-style comedy on a different mental health issue (or trigger) by booked comedians and open mic participants. Episode 9 features a variety of Vancouver Fringe performers. Hosted by Megan Phillips.
  • When: Tuesday, September 4, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Cottage Bistro – 4468 Main Street Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10

The Chilliwack Sunflower Festival

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Chilliwack Sunflower Festival (rempelstilskin / Instagram)

  • What: Stroll through more than five acres of sunflowers in bloom. On-leash pets will also be welcome, with a dedicated drinking area and complimentary pick-up bags on-site. Attractions include a one-acre show garden with 15 varieties of sunflowers three-acres filled with giant sunflowers, photo-ops with swing sets, lawn games, local food trucks and more.
  • When: Now to Sunday, September 16, 2018 (estimated)
  • Time: Monday to Thursday, 10 am to sunset; Friday to Sunday, 30 minutes before sunrise to sunset
  • Where: 41310 Yale Road, Chilliwack
  • Tickets: Online

Patterns of Our Land – Opening Reception

  • What: The opening reception to  Tatjana Mirkov-Popovicki’s Patterns of Our Land, featuring orginal landscape paintings by the Canadian artist. Everyone is welcome.
  • When: Tuesday, September 4, 2018
  • Time: 6 to 8 pm
  • Where: Silk Purse Gallery – 1570 Argyle Ave, West Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Wesbrook Village Summer in the Square

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Wesbrook Village/Facebook

  • What: Summer in the Square series features local artists who will regale and entertain in Norman MacKenzie Square through the warm summer months. Grab a beer at BierCraft or a refreshing iced drink from Blenz and sit out on their patios, or take a seat in Norman MacKenzie Square, and enjoy the performances.
  • When: Now to Tuesday, September 4, 2018
  • Time: 5 to 6 pm
  • Where: Wesbrook Village – 3378 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Status Flow

  • What: Enjoy complimentary community yoga with Mel Mckechnie every Tuesday. Bring your own mat and stretch it out.
  • When: Every Tuesday until November 25, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: Patagonia Vancouver – 1994 W. 4th Ave, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free
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