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

Sep 4 2019, 5:00 am

The first hump day of September is upon us!

From Juanes to Vancouver Latin American Film Festival and more, here are seven things to do in Vancouver on Wednesday, September 4.

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


What: Colombian musician Juanes as won three Latin Grammy Awards and has sold more than 15 million albums worldwide. He performs at the Orpheum on September 4.

When: September 4, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm
Where: The Orpheum – 601 Smithe St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Westbank Shipping Container Summer Pop-Up Series 2019

What: There are more than a dozen vendors this year at Westbank’s second annual Shipping Container Summer Pop-Up Series and the roster includes notable brands in food, health, and fashion. The container will showcase one vendor at a time and hours will vary by retailer, so be sure to check their social channels and get all the details.

When: Daily until September 21, 2019
Time: 10 am to 6 pm (may vary by vendor)
Where: Shaw Tower – West Plaza, 1067 W Cordova Street, Vancouver
Admission: Free

Granville Island Public Market

Winter Farmers' Market


What: Open year-round and boasting stalls of fresh, colourful produce, homemade products, and some tasty must-try eats. From the ocean, oven, or field — Granville Market has got it all. Grab items to-go or order some grub from one of the many established food vendors at this indoor market, you’re going to leave happy and full.

When: Open year round, seven days a week
Time: 9 am to 7 pm
Where: 1661 Duranleau Street, Granville Island
Admission: Free

Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar’s ‘La Paulée’ Series

What: Boulevard is co-hosting the latest edition of its exclusive ‘La Paulée’-styled wine dinners with the International Wine & Food Society in its private dining quarters on September 4 at 6 pm. Guests are required to bring one bottle per person of Bordeaux and share in the spirit of generosity and conviviality that make ‘Paulée’ events such a unique and time-honoured tradition in France.

When: September 4, 2019
Time: 6 pm
Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar – 845 Burrard Street, Vancouver
Price: $125; buy online

Vancouver Latin American Film Festival – Museo

What: The final film in the 2019 Vancouver Latin American Film Festival lineup is Museo, loosely based on Mexico’s most infamous museum heist. Starring Gael García Bernal and directed by Alonso Ruizpalacios.

When: September 4, 2019
Time: 8:30 pm
Where: SFU Woodward’s Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema – 149 W Hastings St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Kobzaring Across Canada – The Lost Instruments of Ukraine

What: Ukrainian musician and luthier Jurij Fedynskyj presents a lecture and performance with three traditional Ukrainian instruments: the torban, kobza, and bandura. Featuring violinist Oleh from Kiev and Beverly Dobrinsky on the lira.

When: September 4, 2019
Time: 7 to 10 pm
Where: Ukrainian Culture Centre – 805 East Pender Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, free though donations are appreciated


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What: Toronto singer-songwriter grandson performs at VENUE on September 4 with special guest Bad Child.

When: September 4, 2019
Time: Doors 8 pm
Where: VENUE – 881 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

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