7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, March 4

Mar 3 2020, 3:30 pm

Happy Hump Day, everyone! Keep the energy up by checking out these seven events in Vancouver today, March 4: BC Ballet’s Romeo + Juliet, Vancouver Canucks, and more.

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

Romeo + Juliet

Ballet BC Dancers Brandon Alley and Emily Chessa in “Romeo + Juliet” / Photo by Michael Slobodian

What: Ballet BC presents the tragic love story of Romeo + Juliet with score by Sergei Prokofiev and choreography by Medhi Walerski.

Where: March 4 until March 7, 2020
Time: 8 pm
Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre — 630 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Vancouver Canucks vs Arizona Coyotes

What: Vancouver Canucks take on the Arizona Coyotes at Rogers Arena on March 4.

When: March 4, 2020
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Black Label Society

What: Los Angeles heavy metal band Black Label Society bring the North American Crusade tour to Vancouver on March 4. Featuring special guests Obituary and Lord Dying.

When: March 4, 2020
Time: Doors 6:30 pm
Where: Vogue Theatre — 918 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Lights to the Lodge Snowshoeing Experience

What: Cypress Mountain’s new trail, Lights to the Lodge, takes adventurers on a stroll through an old-growth forest lit up with thousands of glowing lights. Walk along the incredible route and take photos of ancient cedar, fir, and hemlock trees. Halfway through your adventure, you’ll stop at the historic Hollyburn Lodge, where you’ll find everything from hot chocolate and cookies to homemade baked goods, appies, beer, wine, and burgers.

When: Daily until the end of the season
Time: Open from 5 pm to 9:30 pm (arrive by 8 pm at the latest); food and drink available until 9 pm
Where: Cypress Mountain Nordic Area
Tickets: $34 for adults (includes snowshoe rental); available online

Steel Magnolias

What: Boone Dog Productions presents Steel Magnolias, a comedic and heartbreaking tale of six Southern belles and their strong friendships through marriage, illness, childbirth, and loss. Based on a true story, and directed by Shel Piercy. Starring Gillian Barber, Chy, Lalainia Lindbjerg, Ranae Miller, Jaime Piercy, and Sheryl Anne Wheaton.

When: Now until March 8, 2020 (no show on Mondays)
Time: Various times
Where: The Nest on Granville Island — 1398 Cartwright Street, Granville Island, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Brewchella Beer & Beverage Festival

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What: CRAFT Beer Market hosts Brewchella Beer & Beverage Festival, a sampling event of sips and bites. Attendees can sample from local breweries, enjoy live entertainment, favourites from the menu, and try over 20 new beers to CRAFT’s line-up of over 100 beers on tap.

When: March 4, 2020
Time: 5 to 8 pm
Where: CRAFT Beer Market — 85 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Incite: The Vagina Bible

What: Vancouver Writers Fest’s Incite hosts Dr. Jen Gunter, obstetrician and gynecologist and author of The Vagina Bible. In an interview conducted by sex and empowerment educator Saleema Noon, Gunter will talk about her new book and answer questions from the audience.

When: March 4, 2020
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Alice MacKay Room – Vancouver Public Library — 350 W Georgia Street, Vancouver
Register: Online, free