7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, November 7

Nov 1 2018, 5:57 pm

It’s the first Hump Day of November, and there’s lots to enjoy in Vancouver. Here are seven things to check out today, Wednesday, November 7, including YESxMentors and Circle Craft Christmas Market.

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

YESxMentors: Speed Mentoring with Yes! Vancouver

What: Forget speed networking – speed mentoring with YES! Vancouver is the best opportunity to connect with some of the city’s brightest ladies. Take part for quality conversations, honest advice, and wine from Diabolica! This staple YES! event is low pressure, high energy, and gives attendees a chance to genuinely connect with some of the busiest powerhouses in Vancouver.

When: Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Time: 5:30 to 9 pm
Where: RED Academy – 200-1490 West Broadway, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $40-$50

Run Wild Speaker Series: Snow Safety with FX Gagnon

What: Run Wild Vancouver is launching a new speaker series that will get you ready for a winter full of fun and safe running adventures. The first is an evening with FX Gagnon, a guide, avalanche training expert, and outdoor education teacher with over 20 years of guiding and teaching experience. FX will introduce attendees to the basics of snow safety, avalanche awareness, and risk assessment in the backcountry. You’ll also have a chance to ask questions and chat with other trail runners.

When: Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Time: 6 to 8:30 pm
Where: MEC North Vancouver – 212 Brooksbank Avenue, North Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $5

Fierce Adventures

What: A live, all-ages, Dungeons & DRAGons show with drag entertainers in the rolls of their lives. Starring Shay Dior, the Warlock; Anne Xiety, the Druid;
Adam Zapple, the Ranger; and The GM Tim, the Dungeon Master.

When: Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Time: 8 pm
Where: Cafe Deux Soleils – 2096 Commercial Drive, Vancouver,
Tickets: $10 at the door

Circle Craft Christmas Market

Christmas craft market

Circle Craft Christmas Market (Facebook)

What: The Circle Craft Christmas Market hosts more than 300 different artisans and vendors from across Canada, and features everything from pottery to fashion to craft distilleries.

When: Wednesday, November 7 to Sunday, November 11, 2018
Time: Various times
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West – 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver
More Info: Online

This Beer’s for You (Cask Party)

What: Russell Brewing and WildTale are teaming up to throw an awesome cask party happening in Olympic Village next month. Brought to you by U-Feast, a company that operates curated, one-of-a-kind, and interactive dining experiences with local restaurant partners, this five-course meal will feature Fanny Bay Oysters on the Half Shell, Grilled Blue Marlin, Bangers and Mash, Miso Marinated Sablefish, and an Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie with Oatmeal Stout Ice Cream to finish. Each course will be paired with a Russell Brewing beer from Brewmaster Dave Van Allen’s one-off cask creation.

When: Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Time: 7 pm
Where: WildTale Olympic Village – 165 W 2nd Avenue, Vancouver
Price: $75; buy online (includes all food, six beers, and gratuity)

CinCin Truffle Dinner 2018

CinCin Bar + Lounge (Photo: Steve Li)

CinCin’s annual Mushroom & Truffle Festival returns with a stellar five-course truffle dinner experience. Wine pairings can be purchased to go with this meal.

When: Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Time: 6:30 to 10 pm
Where: 1154 Robson Street, Vancouver
Price: $195; buy online


What: A new show from award winning actor Kahlil Ashanti, directed by TJ Dawe. In the fall of 2003 the largest supermarket strike in history locked out over 70,000 Los Angeles grocery workers. Broke, discouraged, and unable to find acting work, Kahlil finds himself crossing picket lines during the strike to stock shelves on midnight shift at an Albertson’s for less than minimum wage. His coworkers—hardened criminals and ex-cons from a local halfway house—expose Kahlil to transformative but hard truths about incarceration, poverty, and social change.

When: Wednesday, November 7 to Friday, November 9, 2018
Time: 8 pm
Where: Studio 1398 – 1398 Cartwright Street, Granville Island, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

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