7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, February 26

Feb 25 2020, 3:30 pm

The last Hump Day of February is here! From Andy Shauf to The Gag Ball, here are seven events to enjoy in Vancouver on Wednesday, February 26.

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

Andy Shauf

What: JUNO Award- and Polaris Award-nominated singer-songwriter Andy Shauf brings The Neon Skyline Tour to The Commodore Ballroom with guest Molly Sarlé.

When: February 26, 2020
Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8:30 pm

Where: The Commodore Ballroom — 868 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Talking Sex on Sunday

Talking Sex on Sunday – Photo by Emily Cooper

What: Talking Sex on Sunday is a new musical by Sara-Jeanne Hosie and Nico Rhodes. On the first Sunday of every month Margot and her friends always host a theme party. What happens when Margot decides to kick it up a notch by having a Sex Toy Party? Women share fears, reveal dirty secrets, explore new possibilities, and find the power of female friendship.

When: Tuesday to Sunday until March 8, 2020
Time: Various times
Where: Firehall Arts Centre — 280 East Cordova Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

The Promise of Food Co-ops with Jon Steinman & Jan Degrass

What: Banyen Books host Jon Steinman and Jan Degrass in a talk about food co-ops, local and good food movements, and how these movements make an impact globally.

When: February 26, 2020
Time: 6:30 to 8 pm

Where: Banyen Books & Sound — 3608 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver
Admission: Free

Le NoShow Vancouver

What: Théâtre la Seizième presents Le NoShow Vancouver, an interactive experience with a cast of seven performers where the idea of the cost of theatre does battle with the idea of its value as art. In French with English subtitles.

When: February 26 to March 1, 2020
Time: 8 pm (Wednesday to Saturday), 2 pm (Sunday)
Where: Performance Works — 1218 Cartwright Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Zero Waste in the Back Country

What: GTEC Canada presents Zero Waste in the Back Country with Moe Nadeau. Moe will share her philosophies on living zero waste in the community and how to go zero waste in the back country. She will also share zero waste snack-making tips for future outdoor adventures.

When: February 26, 2020
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: Kitsilano Neighbourhood House — 2305 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

QueerProv – The Gag Ball

What: QueerProv hosts the first annual The Gag Ball, a comedy variety show featuring music, stand-up, drag, and improv. The fundraiser will help raise money for QueerProv Society and their season of programming.

When: February 26, 2020
Time: 8 to 11 pm
Where: The Junction — 1138 Davie Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, by Donation

Vancouver International Wine Festival 2020

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What: Canada’s premier food and wine festival, the Vancouver International Wine Festival, will take place from February 22 to March 1, 2020, and it will feature 164 wineries from 15 countries. Known as “one of the biggest and oldest wine events in the world,” the festival will feature a plethora of French wineries (43 of them) this year, the showcase region for 2020. As always, HQ for the wine fest will be the Vancouver Convention Centre, but more than 25 other restaurants and venues around the city will host winery dinners, lunches, and seminars.

When: Now until March 1, 2020
Time: Various times
Where: Venues around Vancouver
Tickets: Online

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