7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, October 3

Sep 28 2018, 7:16 am

The first Hump Day of October! Get it going with Jessie J, Vancouver Canucks, and these seven events happening around Vancouver today, Wednesday, October 3.

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

Jessie J

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  • What: Jessie J—the multiplatinum-selling artist behind hits like “Price Tag,” “Domino” and “Bang Bang” comes to Vancouver with guests Ro James.
  • When: Wednesday, October 3, 2018
  • Time: Doors 7 pm
  • Where: Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $45-$49

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  • What: Spearheaded by Mindy Parfitt and Amber Funk Barton, Amber and Mindy examine identity through the lens of Neuroplasticity. Using personal text, scientific writing, song and dance, they move beyond confessional narrative into personal experiment by performing in mediums new to them.
  • When: Wednesday, October 3 to Saturday, October 6, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts – 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
  • Tickets: Online, $15-$36

Surrey Urban Farmers’ Market

  • What: A vibrant, multi-cultural Farmers’ Market, promoting small-scale farmers, food producers and artisans. Meet farmers, bakers, distillers, artisan and crafters, food trucks, community groups, and more.
  • When: Every Wednesday to October 3, 2018
  • Time: 2 to 6 pm
  • Where: North Surrey Rec Centre – 10275 City Parkway, Surrey
  • Admission: Free

Welcome to Coquitlam 2018

  • What: This annual Coquitlam event is geared to residents who are new to Coquitlam or Canada, but anyone who is interested in learning more about their city is encouraged to attend. City Council and staff will be available to provide information and answer questions on a wide variety of topics including, for example, how the city’s finances work, recycling and garbage services, as well as parks and recreation activities.
  • When: Wednesday, October 3, 2018
  • Time: 2 to 8 pm
  • Where: Coquitlam City Hall – 3000 Guildford Way, Coquitlam
  • Admission: Free

Vancouver Canucks vs Calgary Flames

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  • What: The Vancouver Canucks face off with the Calgary Flames at Rogers Arena
  • When: Wednesday, October 3, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online


  • What: Hawaii’s first official poet laureate, Kealoha graduated from MIT’s Applied Nuclear Physics program with honours. After a short career in consulting, he dropped out of the corporate world and became a slam poet. This Honolulu native has brought the art form to international audiences, fostered a thriving local scene in his homeland, and touched the lives of countless aspiring young poets through his workshops and outreach.
  • When: Wednesday, October 3, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: Chan Centre for the Performing Arts – 6265 Crescent Road, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Main Street Station Farmers’ Market

  • What: Enjoy over 30 farms and producers at Main Street Station Farmers’ Markets. Plus pick up vegan cheese from Black Sheep Vegan Cheeze, vegan ice cream sandwiches from Say Hello Sweets, and dinner plate dahlias from Christina’s Garden.
  • When: Every Wednesday until Wednesday, October 3, 2018
  • Time: 2 to 6 pm
  • Where: Main Street Station – 1100 Station Street, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free
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