7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, October 9

Oct 9 2019, 12:00 pm

So much to do, so little time! Make the most of your Wednesday in Vancouver with these seven events on October 9. Check out Vancouver Canucks, PUP, and more.

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

Vancouver Canucks vs Los Angeles Kings

What: The Canucks take on the LA Kings at Rogers Arena in the home opener for the new NHL season.

When: October 9, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Bed & Breakfast


Bed & Breakfast Arts Club Theatre Company / Photo by Mark Crawford and Paul Dunn

What: Surrey Civic Theatres presents Bed & Breakfast by Arts Club Theatre Company. Two actors portray dozens of amusing characters in what is described by Arts Club as “a heartfelt comedy about ‘being out.'”

When: Tuesday to Sunday from October 9 to October 20, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Main Stage at Surrey Arts Centre – 13750 88 Avenue, Surrey
Tickets: Online

Welcome to Coquitlam 2019

What: This annual Coquitlam event is geared to residents who are new to Coquitlam or Canada, as well as anyone interested in learning more about the city. The mayor, city council, and staff will be available to provide information and answer questions.

When: October 9, 2019
Time: 2 to 8 pm
Where: Coquitlam City Hall – 3000 Guildford Way, Coquitlam
Admission: Free

No Foreigners

What: A multi-media performance that contemplates on North American Chinese shopping malls as spaces of cultural clash and creation. Combining text, miniatures, digital backdrops, and live cameras, No Foreigners explores the evolving relationships to these social spaces and the characters, histories, ephemera and experiences that keep people coming back.

When: October 9 to October 12, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts – 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
Tickets: Online

Chris Gaskin

What: Vancouver’s Chris Gaskin was a “Stand Up & Bite Me” finalist on Bite TV, was the winner of the Champion of Champions Comedy Competition, and has been featured on SiriusXM Satellite Radio. He’s taping his first-ever comedy special at The Kino on October 9.

When: October 9, 2019
Time: 7 to 10 pm
Where: The Kino – 3456 Cambie St. Vancouver
Tickets: Online


What: Toronto punk rockers PUP are performing at Vogue Theatre on October 9 on their Falls Apart Tour. The concert is coming hot on the heels of the band’s most recently released album, April 2019’s Morbid Stuff.

When: October 9, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Are You a Cannabis Brain?



What: Join Pick My Brain’s CEO Maxine Cunningham and Cannabis Librarian Mary J for a fun and informative session to learn how your cannabis knowledge can add value to a global marketplace. Pick My Brain enables experts to package their time, knowledge and experience in order to bring value to the market.

When: October 9, 2019
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where:i-Training Studio – 208-2520 Ontario St
Tickets: Free. Register online here

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