7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, February 20

Feb 15 2019, 11:16 pm

We’re halfway through the week! Enjoy these seven fun Vancouver events happening today, Wednesday, February 20. Talking Stick Festival, BC Home + Garden Show, and more.

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

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JFL Northwest 2019

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What: JFL Northwest 2019 has a star-studded lineup, including Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, Whitney Cummings, Gabriel Iglesias, Michelle Wolf, Ken Jeong, Best of the West showcase, and more.

When: Now to Saturday, February 23, 2019
Time: Showtimes will vary and can be found on the event website
Where: Various stages across the Lower Mainland
Tickets: Online

Sustainability Community Breakfast – Ensuring Healthy Urban Forests in Metro Vancouver

What: Learn how local governments are working to achieve healthy, resilient urban forests, and hear highlights about Metro Vancouver’s Urban Forest Climate Adaptation program and New Westminster’s award-winning Urban Forest Management Strategy.

When: Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Time: 7:30 to 9 am
Where: BCIT Downtown Campus – 555 Seymour Street, Vancouver
More Info: Online

Partner and Dude York

What: Partner and Dude York team up for a show at Fox Cabaret. This is Partner’s first time ever in Vancouver for the 2018 Polaris shortlisted, 2018 SOCAN songwriter winners.

When: Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: The Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $13.50

The Amish Project

What: Inspired by true events in Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania in 2006, this play explores the challenging path of forgiveness. At the centre of the story is Carol, the gunman’s widow, who must not only wrestle with questions about the man she loves but with the outpouring of generosity from those most affected by the tragedy.

When: Wednesday, February 20 to Saturday, February 23, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Studio 1398 – 1398 Cartwright Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

18th Annual Talking Stick Festival

Talking Stick Festival Aboriginal Tourism BC

Aboriginal Tourism BC

What: The Talking Stick Festival began as a way to showcase and celebrate Indigenous art and performance to a wider audience. The unique and exciting event has grown into a full two-week festival held annually in February at locations across Vancouver. Now attracting over 18,000 attendees each year and still growing, Talking Stick is noted as being the premier, multi-disciplinary Indigenous arts festival in North America.

When: Now to March 2, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Various venues
More Info: Online

BC Home + Garden Show

What: Discover the latest in home improvement, design, landscaping, and more at the BC Home + Garden Show at BC Place.

When: Wednesday, February 20 to Sunday, February 24, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: BC Place – 777 Pacific Blvd., Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Kidd Pivot: Revisor

What: DanceHouse presents the world premiere of Kidd Pivot’s Revisor. In their third collaboration, Kidd Pivot Artistic Director Crystal Pite and Electric Company Theatre Co-Founder Jonathon Young join forces to create a dance/theatre hybrid, mixing classic farce and the forces of radical change to craft a fizzing concoction that confounds expectations and inverts the official order.

When: Wednesday, February 20 to Saturday, February 23, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Vancouver Playhouse – 600 Hamilton St., Vancouver
Tickets: Online