7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, October 17

Oct 9 2018, 5:44 am

Dining, theatre, and more – whatever your mood, these seven fun events in Vancouver today, Wednesday, October 17 will be sure to entertain!

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

UNIQLO & GO Mobile Pop-Up

  • What: The event gives you the opportunity to experience the fun and interactive side of the UNIQLO app. It’s also going to feature the brand’s top sellers that you can now purchase online through the app thanks to the launch of the highly-anticipated mobile store. You’ll be able to explore the UNIQLO fall collection and order items on-site that will be delivered right to your door, and you’ll get to leave with one free HEATTECH item, too.
  • When: Wednesday, October 17 to Saturday, October 20, 2018
  • Where: 1263 Homer Street, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Vancouver Whitecaps vs Sporting Kansas City

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Duncan Nicol/Vancouver Southsiders

  • What: Cheer on the Whitecaps as they take on Sporting Kansas City at BC Place
  • When: Wednesday, October 17, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: BC Place – 777 Pacific Blvd., Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Haywire Fall Harvest Dinner at YEW

  • What: Experience the best of the Okanagan fall harvest right here in Vancouver as Haywire takes over the wine list at YEW seafood + bar. Meet the Haywire team and sip on pure, lively wines from one of BC’s finest wineries. Accompany your glass with our a la carte menu pairing suggestions, or book a special five-course tasting dinner, expertly designed to complement Haywire’s elegant wines and let the natural flavours of the Okanagan Valley shine through.
  • When: Wednesday, October 17, 2018
  • Time: 6:30 to 9:30 pm
  • Where: YEW seafood + bar – 791 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
  • Price: $117; buy online

I Can’t Remember the Word for I Can’t Remember

  • What: Tara Cheyenne’s new dance-theatre piece is all about memory – the things we remember and the things we forget. A show about women, maturity and what it means not to be a 25-year-old-stick-figure dancer, what it means to dance when you’re over 40, the beautiful difficulty of ageing. Part stand up comedy, part dance, all inspiring.
  • When: Wednesday, October 17 to Saturday, October 20, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts – 6450 Deer Lake Avenue Burnaby, BC
  • Tickets: Online

Restaurants for Change – Burdock & C0.

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Burdock & Co.

  • What: Now in its fifth year, the national fundraising initiative benefits Community Food Centres Canada in supporting community food programs that “bring people together to grow, cook, share, and advocate for good food for all.” Funds raised from the annual event will directly support low-income Canadians in more than 10 communities. All diners have to do is make a reservation on the night of October 17 at Vancouver’s only participating restaurant, Burdock & Co.
  • When: Wednesday, October 17, 2018
  • Time: 5 pm to late.
  • Where: 2702 Main St, Vancouver
  • More Info: Online

Stage 43 presents M*A*S*H

  • What: Step back in time to 1909 as you explore Mackin House in an immersive way. Join the heritage performers as they give demonstrations, tell stories and share traditions throughout the different rooms in Mackin House. Enjoy the Celtic sounds of Black Sheep, then make crafts, watch baking demonstrations, and participate in interactive activities for all ages.
  • When: 
  • Time: Various
  • Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre – 1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
  • Tickets: Online

Origo Club ‘Champagne Barons De Rothschild’ Dinner

  • What: Guests will get a taste of Origo Club’s exclusive selection of Champagne Barons de Rothschild when the restaurant hosts a very special evening of food and wine. Chef David Pan’s seven-course menu of huîtres, pétoncles, salade d’automne, morue charbonnière, canard, crémeux au chocolat and charcuteries et fromages will be paired with Champagne Barons de Rothschild Brut, Extra Brut, Blanc de Blancs, Rosé and 2008 Blanc de Blancs.
  • When: Wednesday, October 17, 2018
  • Time: 6 pm
  • Where: 6888 River Road, Richmond
  • Price: $250; buy online
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