Metro Vancouver events calendar for October 2018. Best festivals, fun things to do, Thanksgiving events, kids activities and Halloween haunted houses in Vancouver, BC.

October 1, 2018

Mon

Kevin Schmidt - exhibition

Kevin Schmidt is a British Columbia–based artist whose multidisciplinary practice embodies the do-it-yourself sensibilities of an amateur inventor

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? - exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? is an exhibition that presents the performance art and ongoing collaborations of Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Oktoberfest at 871 Beatty

Join us for our second year of Oktoberfest, Beer from germany, Special brews by Red Racer Brew, German inspired menu all week long, Including Spaetzle, Bratwurst

Vancouver | Central City Brewpub Beatty | 12:00 am to 11:00 pm | Food / Wine

People Gotta Move Exhibition Opening

Celebrate thirty years of the Skytrain in New Westminster, with a look of the evolution of rail and other travel in the city

New Westminster | New Westminster Museum & Archives | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | History

Vancouver International Film Festival 2018 BY The Rio Theatre

VIFF continued to expand the frame by presenting an expansive Films+ program giving filmmakers, musicians and audiences a chance to be inspired by some of the world’s leading creators. We can’t wait to see what 2018 has in store!

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Film

Inspire 2018

Small Business BC is delighted to announce the 8th Annual INSPIRE event!

Vancouver | Science World at TELUS World of Science | 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Business / Finance

EMMA Talks with Vivek Shraya and Anoushka Ratnarajah

Please join us for the tenth EMMA Talks with writer and facilitator Vivek Shraya and artist and organizer Anoushka Ratnarajah! This EMMA event is also the Vancouver book launch for Vivek's new book, I'm Afraid of Men

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Lecture

Terry Bozzio Official - Reality Tour 2018

Terry John Bozzio is an American drummer best known for his work with Missing Persons and Frank Zappa

Vancouver | Rickshaw Theatre | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Def Leppard & Journey!

Def Leppard are an English rock band formed in 1977 in Sheffield as part of the new wave of British heavy metal movement

Vancouver | Rogers Arena | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Gary Numan with NIGHTMARE AIR

Gary Anthony James Webb, known professionally as Gary Numan, is an English singer, songwriter, composer, musician and record producer

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Viper Central

Viper Central displays virtuosic chops on fiddle, mandolin, guitar, banjo and dobro, ripping through classic and original bluegrass pieces at barn-burning tempos

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 9:30 pm to 0:30 am | Music

October 2, 2018

Tue

Kevin Schmidt - exhibition

Kevin Schmidt is a British Columbia–based artist whose multidisciplinary practice embodies the do-it-yourself sensibilities of an amateur inventor

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? - exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? is an exhibition that presents the performance art and ongoing collaborations of Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Oktoberfest at 871 Beatty

Join us for our second year of Oktoberfest, Beer from germany, Special brews by Red Racer Brew, German inspired menu all week long, Including Spaetzle, Bratwurst

Vancouver | Central City Brewpub Beatty | 12:00 am to 11:00 pm | Food / Wine

Vancouver International Film Festival 2018 BY The Rio Theatre

VIFF continued to expand the frame by presenting an expansive Films+ program giving filmmakers, musicians and audiences a chance to be inspired by some of the world’s leading creators. We can’t wait to see what 2018 has in store!

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Film

Early Show: Ian Sherwood

Guitar, saxophone, hit songwriting and a voice that won him a 2013 Canadian Folk Music Award for Contemporary Singer, Ian Sherwood Brings The Light to every stage he stands on

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

JAY-Z and BEYONCÉ - OTR II

JAY-Z AND BEYONCÉ are joining forces for the newly announced OTR II stadium tour.

Vancouver | BC Place | 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Testosterone

A funny, fearless, and spectacle-filled exploration of identity, masculinity, and digging deep to find the person within

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Diwali in BC: SACHA - A Vancouver Guldusta

A Vancouver Guldasta is an examination of common experience, identifying home, and processing trauma

Vancouver | Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:40 pm | Theatre

Kamloopa

Kim Senklip Harvey explores the fearless love and passion of Indigenous women reconnecting with their homelands, ancestors, and stories through her exciting approach to Indigenous theatre

Vancouver | Historic Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Performing Arts

October 3, 2018

Wed

Kevin Schmidt - exhibition

Kevin Schmidt is a British Columbia–based artist whose multidisciplinary practice embodies the do-it-yourself sensibilities of an amateur inventor

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? - exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? is an exhibition that presents the performance art and ongoing collaborations of Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

Oktoberfest at 871 Beatty

Join us for our second year of Oktoberfest, Beer from germany, Special brews by Red Racer Brew, German inspired menu all week long, Including Spaetzle, Bratwurst

Vancouver | Central City Brewpub Beatty | 12:00 am to 11:00 pm | Food / Wine

Vancouver International Film Festival 2018 BY The Rio Theatre

VIFF continued to expand the frame by presenting an expansive Films+ program giving filmmakers, musicians and audiences a chance to be inspired by some of the world’s leading creators. We can’t wait to see what 2018 has in store!

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Film

Kealoha

In slam poetry, words become music without ever losing their meaning. That is its beauty, and few slam poets are more powerful or more charismatic than Kealoha

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Hyukoh 24 Tour - North America with Inner Wave

Indie artists hyukoh debuted in their native South Korea on September 2014 with their EP album. Without even a single media promotion, the album quickly found a massive audience through enthusiastic word-of-mouth

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 8:00 pm to 11:55 pm | Music

Testosterone

A funny, fearless, and spectacle-filled exploration of identity, masculinity, and digging deep to find the person within

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Diwali in BC: SACHA - A Vancouver Guldusta

A Vancouver Guldasta is an examination of common experience, identifying home, and processing trauma

Vancouver | Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:40 pm | Theatre

Kamloopa

Kim Senklip Harvey explores the fearless love and passion of Indigenous women reconnecting with their homelands, ancestors, and stories through her exciting approach to Indigenous theatre

Vancouver | Historic Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Performing Arts

The Jen Hodge All Stars

It's Wednesday! Time to get your swing on, so strap on your dancing shoes and join us at Guilt & Company for a night of jazzy goodness!

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 9:00 pm to 12:30 am | Music

October 4, 2018

Thu

Kevin Schmidt - exhibition

Kevin Schmidt is a British Columbia–based artist whose multidisciplinary practice embodies the do-it-yourself sensibilities of an amateur inventor

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? - exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? is an exhibition that presents the performance art and ongoing collaborations of Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

Oktoberfest at 871 Beatty

Join us for our second year of Oktoberfest, Beer from germany, Special brews by Red Racer Brew, German inspired menu all week long, Including Spaetzle, Bratwurst

Vancouver | Central City Brewpub Beatty | 12:00 am to 11:00 pm | Food / Wine

The Dance Centre presents Discover Dance! Company 605

Company 605 fuses contemporary and urban styles to make athletic, physically demanding works that test the limits of their virtuosic performers.

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 12:00 am to 1:00 pm | Dance

Vancouver International Film Festival 2018 BY The Rio Theatre

VIFF continued to expand the frame by presenting an expansive Films+ program giving filmmakers, musicians and audiences a chance to be inspired by some of the world’s leading creators. We can’t wait to see what 2018 has in store!

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Film

Woodward's Community Singers Fall 2018 Workshops

Everyone Deserves Music: Come Raise Your Voice With Us For A Dose Of Collective Joy!

Vancouver | 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm | Workshop | Free

Vancouver International Film Festival: An Evening with Jane

Film screening and conversation with Dr. Jane Goodall

Vancouver | The Centre for Performing Arts | 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Film

Dosas and Comedy: A benefit for the COPE campaign

House Of Dosas Fundraising Dinner: A night of dosas and comedy to benefit the COPE 2018 election campaign!

Vancouver | House of Dosas | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Charity / Fundraising

Jerry Seinfeld

America’s premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, comes to the Vancouver Civic Theatres to perform his signature stand-up routine for 3 shows!

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Comedy

Fusion Ensemble: A Course for Intermediate Level Musicians

This course will offer unique opportunities to musicians and singers to expand the horizons of your art forms

Vancouver | VSO School of Music | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Music

Canada's Arctic with author Ken Burton by Vancouver Maritime Museum

Join author Ken Burton as he reads from his newly published book, Canada’s Arctic: A Guide to Adventure Through the Northwest Passage. This book is a first of its kind Arctic cruise guide that covers the area with informative details and outstanding illus

Vancouver | Vancouver Maritime Museum | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Books

The Dead South With guests Whiskey Shivers

The Dead South have been described as outlaws and modern hillbillies, but the best way to describe the Regina-based band is fearless. They’re a rare musical commodity – a band that’s equally compelling on record as they are on stage

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 8:00 pm to 11:55 pm | Music

Trivia Night: Disney Edition

Do you watch Disney? Are you a fan? We’ve got a game for you! Join us on October 4 at Townhall Coquitlam for our Disney themed trivia night!

Coquitlam | Townhall Public House Coquitlam | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

Testosterone

A funny, fearless, and spectacle-filled exploration of identity, masculinity, and digging deep to find the person within

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Diwali in BC: SACHA - A Vancouver Guldusta

A Vancouver Guldasta is an examination of common experience, identifying home, and processing trauma

Vancouver | Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:40 pm | Theatre

Vagabond Players: The Haunting of Hill House

Cut off from the outside world by its remote location and shunned by all who know its forbidding and sinister reputation, Hill House has remained empty and silent except for the daily visits of its grumbling caretaker, Mrs. Dudley

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Kamloopa

Kim Senklip Harvey explores the fearless love and passion of Indigenous women reconnecting with their homelands, ancestors, and stories through her exciting approach to Indigenous theatre

Vancouver | Historic Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Performing Arts

The Piano Teacher

Erin, a concert pianist, hasn’t touched a piano since her husband died. As Elaine, a piano teacher, gently reacquaints Erin with her instrument, other life changes follow. A simple update to Erin’s home, for instance, brings the unexpected companionship o

North Vancouver | BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Black Onyx: The Human Brain on Music and Sound

Please join us for Aryan Baruah’s SCA MFA graduating project, Black Onyx: The Human Brain on Music and Sound, an “exploration of music psychology”

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 8:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Theatre

GroundUp feat. The Malcolm Aiken Quintet

Forged in the heart of Gastown, this bold new project from Canadian trumpeter Malcolm Aiken is the result of his celebrated three year residency right here at Guilt & Company

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 9:30 pm to 12:30 am | Music

Ganja White Night: The Origins Tour

Get ready for the wobble master as Belgium Dubstep duo Ganja White Night bring their bass heavy sound for the Origins Tour with support from Walter Wilde

Vancouver | Venue Nightclub | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

October 5, 2018

Fri

Creative Mornings: Ryan Gill

The October 2018 edition of Creative Morning Vancouver will feature Ryan Gill who will talk on the topic of Honesty

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 8:30 am to 10:00 am | Lecture | Free

Kevin Schmidt - exhibition

Kevin Schmidt is a British Columbia–based artist whose multidisciplinary practice embodies the do-it-yourself sensibilities of an amateur inventor

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? - exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? is an exhibition that presents the performance art and ongoing collaborations of Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

VCON 42/Canvention 38: Science Fiction, Fantasy and Games

Theme: The British Invasion: A Tribute to Douglas Adams and the British Influences on Science Fiction and Fantasy

Richmond | Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Lecture

Oktoberfest at 871 Beatty

Join us for our second year of Oktoberfest, Beer from germany, Special brews by Red Racer Brew, German inspired menu all week long, Including Spaetzle, Bratwurst

Vancouver | Central City Brewpub Beatty | 12:00 am to 11:00 pm | Food / Wine

VCON 42 Art Show

VCON’s Art Show features the work of talented artists with science fiction and fantasy. This year the show will be located in an expansive ballroom space between the Vendor Hall and the Main Programming room

Richmond | Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel | 12:00 am to 9:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Vancouver International Film Festival 2018 BY The Rio Theatre

VIFF continued to expand the frame by presenting an expansive Films+ program giving filmmakers, musicians and audiences a chance to be inspired by some of the world’s leading creators. We can’t wait to see what 2018 has in store!

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Film

Jerry Seinfeld

America’s premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, comes to the Vancouver Civic Theatres to perform his signature stand-up routine for 3 shows!

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Comedy

An Evening With Dr. Jane Goodall

The exclusive opportunity to meet Dr. Goodall in person after the talk for a signed program and photograph with Jane. Free cocktails will be served

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Lecture

VCON 42 Multi-Author Book Launch Reception

Come, one, come all! Join us for a cultured evening hearing brief readings from local speculative fiction authors with books that have recently or will soon be published

Richmond | Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Books | Free

The Piano Teacher

Erin, a concert pianist, hasn’t touched a piano since her husband died. As Elaine, a piano teacher, gently reacquaints Erin with her instrument, other life changes follow.

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

54-40 with guests The Skydiggers

With more than three decades of performing and recording behind them, 54•40 has an unbelievable catalogue of hit songs such as Baby Ran, She La, Casual Viewin’, One Gun, Ocean Pearl, Love You All, Music Man and ..

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 8:00 pm to 11:55 pm | Music

Testosterone

A funny, fearless, and spectacle-filled exploration of identity, masculinity, and digging deep to find the person within

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Diwali in BC: SACHA - A Vancouver Guldusta

A Vancouver Guldasta is an examination of common experience, identifying home, and processing trauma

Vancouver | Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:40 pm | Theatre

Vagabond Players: The Haunting of Hill House

Cut off from the outside world by its remote location and shunned by all who know its forbidding and sinister reputation, Hill House has remained empty and silent except for the daily visits of its grumbling caretaker, Mrs. Dudley

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Kamloopa

Kim Senklip Harvey explores the fearless love and passion of Indigenous women reconnecting with their homelands, ancestors, and stories through her exciting approach to Indigenous theatre

Vancouver | Historic Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Performing Arts

The tradition continues - David Chesney

It is going to be a great night of music with the “Blue Frog Sound Machine“ house band with very special musical guests

White Rock | Blue Frog Studios | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Persian Glow Party

Come join us for the best Persian night in town at Magnetiq Club Lounge! This time we are hosting Glow Party! That's right- glow sticks, LED glasses, glow paint, you name it. Put the lights down low and let the neons come to life!

New Westminster | Magnetiq Club Lounge | 9:30 pm to 2:30 am | Party

Alireza JJ, Leito, Sijal(Zedbazi) Live In Vancouver, ft DJAL

Alireza JJ Behzad Leito Sijal Al Tamar

Vancouver | Harbour Event Centre | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

Shaun Verreault

Shaun Verreault is best known as the singer/guitarist/songwriter for the band Wide Mouth Mason. The platinum-selling blues rockers have toured with AC/DC and played on multiple tours with both the Rolling Stones and ZZ Top

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 10:00 pm to 1:30 am | Music

Mr. Terror’s Drive-In of Blood

Join us for a night of giggles and ghouls as we improvise back to back vintage horror movies inspired by masters of the macabre Vincent Price, Elvira, and Christopher Lee

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 10:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Theatre

October 6, 2018

Sat

2018 Bcabba Rocky Mountain Championships - Pre Judging

We are excited to present to you the 2018 BCABBA Rocky Mountain Championships!

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 9:00 am to 12:00 am | Sports

Kevin Schmidt - exhibition

Kevin Schmidt is a British Columbia–based artist whose multidisciplinary practice embodies the do-it-yourself sensibilities of an amateur inventor

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Workshop with Ensemble-in-Residence: Turning Point Ensemble

Vancouver Pro Musica invites all composers to attend this workshop, featuring Sonic Boom 2019’s Ensemble-in-Residence, Turning Point Ensemble

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm | Music

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? - exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? is an exhibition that presents the performance art and ongoing collaborations of Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Spooktacular Halloween Market

A haunting Halloween handmade/craft market that’s fun for the whole family. Unique artisans who love Halloween and all things spooky and magical

Surrey | Sullivan Hall Surrey | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family

Contact Improv workshop with Mark Young

Spiraling Upwards: In this workshop we will examine pathways upwards using spiral movement. Mark Young bridges spiraling exercises from Tai Chi to partnering in Contact Improvisation

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm | Workshop

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

2018 Fort Langley Cranberry Festival

Join in on the Thanksgiving tradition and come celebrate BC’s proud berry history at the 22nd annual Fort Langley Cranberry Festival

Langley | Fort Langley National Historic Site | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Family

Giant Pumpkin Weigh In by Krause Berry Farms & Estate Winery

Come early to Krause Berry Farms for brunch and enjoy the festivities. We'll have pumpkin waffles & apple cider at the Porch

Langley | Krause Berry Farms & Estate Winery | 11:00 am to 3:00 pm | Family | Free

VCON 42 Art Show

VCON’s Art Show features the work of talented artists with science fiction and fantasy. This year the show will be located in an expansive ballroom space between the Vendor Hall and the Main Programming room

Richmond | Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel | 11:00 am to 6:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Giant Pumpkin Weigh In

Giant pumpkins (squash, tomatoes and watermelon) are weighed in the order of their estimated weight, lightest to heaviest, with the largest pumpkins being weighed last

Langley | Krause Berry Farms & Estate Winery | 11:00 am to 3:00 pm | Family

Clown Gym - Work it Out

This Is For Conditioning! Work Your Clown Muscles! Get Your Weekly Work Out Play Out Here With Us

Vancouver | Dusty Flower Shop | 12:00 am to 3:00 pm | Comedy

VCON 42/Canvention 38: Science Fiction, Fantasy and Games

Theme: The British Invasion: A Tribute to Douglas Adams and the British Influences on Science Fiction and Fantasy

Richmond | Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Lecture

Oktoberfest at 871 Beatty

Join us for our second year of Oktoberfest, Beer from germany, Special brews by Red Racer Brew, German inspired menu all week long, Including Spaetzle, Bratwurst

Vancouver | Central City Brewpub Beatty | 12:00 am to 11:00 pm | Food / Wine

Stewart Birthday Party

Celebrate eldest son William’s birthday at the farm with popcorn, hot apple cider and old-fashioned parlour games

Surrey | Historic Stewart Farm | 12:00 am to 3:00 pm | Family | Free

Vancouver International Film Festival 2018 BY The Rio Theatre

VIFF continued to expand the frame by presenting an expansive Films+ program giving filmmakers, musicians and audiences a chance to be inspired by some of the world’s leading creators. We can’t wait to see what 2018 has in store!

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Film

The Piano Teacher

Erin, a concert pianist, hasn’t touched a piano since her husband died. As Elaine, a piano teacher, gently reacquaints Erin with her instrument, other life changes follow. A simple update to Erin’s home, for instance, brings the unexpected companionship o

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Performing Arts

2018 Bcabba Rocky Mountain Championships - Finals

We are excited to present to you the 2018 BCABBA Rocky Mountain Championships!

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Sports

Canvention 38 Aurora Awards Dinner Theatre

You are cordially invited to attend the Aurora Awards Dinner Theatre. Revel in an evening of excellent food and fabulous entertainment, followed by the presentations of Aurora Awards for the best Science Fiction and Fantasy produced in Canada!

Richmond | Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Comedy

Confratellanza Italo-Canadian of the Year Banquet & Dance

Confratellanza Italo-Canadese Society's: 114th Annual Christopher Columbus Banquet & Dance

Vancouver | Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre | 6:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Party

Naad Festival Of Music & Dance 2018

This year's Festival celebrates multiculturalism through classical, contemporary, and folk dances performed by dancers from local schools, with a grand finale choreographed by renowned guest artist

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm | Dance

Zindagi Ka Safar - Memorial Tribute Show to Kishore Kumar

North American Music Entertainment once again brings you another tribute show to one of the greatest entertainers of Bollywood film music - Kishore Kumar. A show with music, dance and a story, the show will bring to life some of the great hits of Kishore

Surrey | Ultimate Banquet Hall | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Performing Arts

Morgue Ghost Tours

Start the month of ghouls and goblins with a bang! The Northern Paranormal Investigators join us once again for a spooktacular evening of storytelling and future-foreseeing

Vancouver | Vancouver Police Museum | 7:00 pm to 11:59 pm

54-40 with guests The Skydiggers

With more than three decades of performing and recording behind them, 54•40 has an unbelievable catalogue of hit songs such as Baby Ran, She La, Casual Viewin’, One Gun, Ocean Pearl, Love You All, Music Man and ..

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 8:00 pm to 11:55 pm | Music

Ghostly New Westminster Tour

Join us in BC's original capital for a spine-tingling journey through history and the paranormal

New Westminster | Hyack Square | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm

Jeremy Dutcher

Performer, composer, activist, musicologist - these roles are all infused into Jeremy Dutcher’s art and way of life

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Testosterone

A funny, fearless, and spectacle-filled exploration of identity, masculinity, and digging deep to find the person within

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Diwali in BC: SACHA - A Vancouver Guldusta

A Vancouver Guldasta is an examination of common experience, identifying home, and processing trauma

Vancouver | Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:40 pm | Theatre

Vagabond Players: The Haunting of Hill House

Cut off from the outside world by its remote location and shunned by all who know its forbidding and sinister reputation, Hill House has remained empty and silent except for the daily visits of its grumbling caretaker, Mrs. Dudley

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Kamloopa

Kim Senklip Harvey explores the fearless love and passion of Indigenous women reconnecting with their homelands, ancestors, and stories through her exciting approach to Indigenous theatre

Vancouver | Historic Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Performing Arts

Canvention 38 Aurora Awards Ceremony

The “raison d’etre” for Canvention, which VCON is hosting this year, is to announce the winners of the year’s AURORA AWARDS and any inductees into the CANADIAN SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY HALL OF FAME

Richmond | Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Books | Free

Tor (Dj set), Frameworks, Sweet Anomaly, Brontron

Very excited to be returning to The Beaumont Studios this October and bringing out my Loci Records labelmate Frameworks - UK for his first time in Vancouver along with friends Sweet Anomaly and Brontron

Vancouver | The Beaumont Studios | 10:00 pm to 2:00 am | Music

The Giant Official After-Party

Join the Official KSHMR After-Party with special guest Breath Carolina at the Harbour Event Centre

Vancouver | Harbour Event Centre | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

October 7, 2018

Sun

40th Annual Vancouver Toyrun 2018

all proceeds benefit Vancouver Christmas Bureau to give needy families a good Christmas and brighter future

Coquitlam | Coquitlam Centre | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm | Show

Kevin Schmidt - exhibition

Kevin Schmidt is a British Columbia–based artist whose multidisciplinary practice embodies the do-it-yourself sensibilities of an amateur inventor

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? - exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? is an exhibition that presents the performance art and ongoing collaborations of Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Thanksgiving Fort Langley Lunch Cruise

Enjoy a Thanksgiving Lunch with Family + Friends on the Paddlewheeler! … journey back through time - BC & Canadian History! A delicious Thanksgiving Lunch is included!

New Westminster | Paddlewheeler Riverboat Tours | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Family

Contact Improv workshop with Mark Young

Spiraling Upwards: In this workshop we will examine pathways upwards using spiral movement. Mark Young bridges spiraling exercises from Tai Chi to partnering in Contact Improvisation

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm | Workshop

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

VCON 42 Art Show

VCON’s Art Show features the work of talented artists with science fiction and fantasy. This year the show will be located in an expansive ballroom space between the Vendor Hall and the Main Programming room

Richmond | Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

VCON 42/Canvention 38: Science Fiction, Fantasy and Games

Theme: The British Invasion: A Tribute to Douglas Adams and the British Influences on Science Fiction and Fantasy

Richmond | Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Lecture

Oktoberfest at 871 Beatty

Join us for our second year of Oktoberfest, Beer from germany, Special brews by Red Racer Brew, German inspired menu all week long, Including Spaetzle, Bratwurst

Vancouver | Central City Brewpub Beatty | 12:00 am to 11:00 pm | Food / Wine

Vancouver International Film Festival 2018 BY The Rio Theatre

VIFF continued to expand the frame by presenting an expansive Films+ program giving filmmakers, musicians and audiences a chance to be inspired by some of the world’s leading creators. We can’t wait to see what 2018 has in store!

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Film

Testosterone

A funny, fearless, and spectacle-filled exploration of identity, masculinity, and digging deep to find the person within

Vancouver | York Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts

Diwali in BC: A Vancouver Guldusta

A Vancouver Guldasta is an examination of common experience, identifying home, and processing trauma

Vancouver | Culture Lab | 2:00 pm to 3:40 pm | Theatre

Vagabond Players: The Haunting of Hill House

Cut off from the outside world by its remote location and shunned by all who know its forbidding and sinister reputation, Hill House has remained empty and silent except for the daily visits of its grumbling caretaker, Mrs. Dudley

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Fort Langley's Grave Tales

Join our expert storytellers for a two- or three-hour program of spine-chilling stories, as you walk through the Fort Langley village at night.

Langley | Fort Langley National Historic Site | 6:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Books

Navratri Festival: Gujaratri Jalso

Navratri Festival Presents Gujarati Jalso! Music by award winning directory Maulik Mehta & Harmony Group

Surrey | Crystal At York | 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Party

Diwali in BC: SACHA - A Vancouver Guldusta

A Vancouver Guldasta is an examination of common experience, identifying home, and processing trauma

Vancouver | Culture Lab | 7:00 pm to 8:40 pm | Theatre

Early Show: Company B Jazz Band

Company B Jazz Band is one of Vancouver’s foremost jazz ensembles, featuring a harmonizing female vocal trio in vintage style. In their 10+ years as a band, this talented group of musicians has delighted audiences from all walks of life, from coast to coa

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

Bass Coast Friendsgiving

w/ Sam Binga The Librarian El Papa Chango

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 9:00 pm to 11:55 pm | Music

The Unified EP Release Party

Hey all you lovely Ladies and Gents, come celebrate the release of The Unified's newest EP "Say What You Want!"

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 9:30 pm to 12:30 am | Music

Z-Trip Thanksgiving long weekend

The Legendary DJ Z Trip live in concert with special guest DJ Physik Anthony Mar

Vancouver | Harbour Event Centre | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

October 8, 2018

Mon

Kevin Schmidt - exhibition

Kevin Schmidt is a British Columbia–based artist whose multidisciplinary practice embodies the do-it-yourself sensibilities of an amateur inventor

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? - exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? is an exhibition that presents the performance art and ongoing collaborations of Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

Vancouver International Film Festival 2018 BY The Rio Theatre

VIFF continued to expand the frame by presenting an expansive Films+ program giving filmmakers, musicians and audiences a chance to be inspired by some of the world’s leading creators. We can’t wait to see what 2018 has in store!

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Film

Early Show: Matt Beebe

Matt Beebe has been performing as a solo looping artist for over a decade. From Vancouver to Toronto, he has been displaying his wide range, soulful voice and talent for adaptation before audiences around the country

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

Clutch

Book of Bad Decisions Tour 2018 with guests Sevendust, Tyler Bryant & The Shakedowns

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 8:00 pm to 11:55 pm | Music

Drobner/Tobin

Keyboardist Jonny Tobin and multi-instrumentalist/producer Nate Drobner team up for a night of explosive and galactic funk fusion. Featuring some of Vancouver's most dynamic instrumentalists, the band will explore the outer reaches of the groove

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 9:30 pm to 0:30 am | Music

October 9, 2018

Tue

Kevin Schmidt - exhibition

Kevin Schmidt is a British Columbia–based artist whose multidisciplinary practice embodies the do-it-yourself sensibilities of an amateur inventor

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? - exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? is an exhibition that presents the performance art and ongoing collaborations of Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

EXchanges Series: Voice & Movement Workshop with Gabriel Dharmoo

Learn the art of voice and sound through an immersive workshop with diverse Montreal-based voice artist Gabriel Dharmoo

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 12:00 am to 4:00 pm | Workshop

Vancouver International Film Festival 2018 BY The Rio Theatre

VIFF continued to expand the frame by presenting an expansive Films+ program giving filmmakers, musicians and audiences a chance to be inspired by some of the world’s leading creators. We can’t wait to see what 2018 has in store!

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Film

EastVanVotes Dinner with the Mayor (To Be) & Council World Cafe

Everyone is invited to an all candidates gathering and a community meal. RayCam community members are known for being engaged and involved and this makes for an engaged neighbourhood and democratic and healthy city

Vancouver | Raycam Cooperative Centre | 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Lecture

RZA: Creator Talk

Be inspired by some of the world's leading creators and innovators as they share expertise on their craft at VIFF 2018

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Lecture

Homemade pizza workshop

Join Pizza Master Giuseppe Cortinovis in this hands-on workshop to learn the secrets of the perfect pizza

Vancouver | Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre | 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Cooking

Movies in the Morgue - The Hitcher

Movies in the Morgue has returned! This time around we have got a year’s worth of high speed chases, heists, and grand theft auto waiting for you in the Old City Morgue

Vancouver | Vancouver Police Museum | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Film

Early Show: Bonfire Ballerina

Bonfire Ballerina is a Dirt-Folk, Dark-Swing trio from Vancouver. The band plays chunky acoustic interpretations from the 1920’s onward with a smattering of moody-stompy original compositions

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

Nitro Circus: You Got This Tour

Nitro Circus: You Got This is coming to Vancouver on October 9 for a Rogers Arena show. Fans can get a jump on the action

Vancouver | Rogers Arena | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

Navratri Festival 2018

Are you ready for NAVRATRI 2018? It's that time of the year that we all wait for! Join us at Crystal at York in Surrey, BC for authentic garba and raas, delicious and free Gujarati food and the most fun you will have this year!

Surrey | Crystal At York | 8:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Party

Courtney Barnett With Guests Waxahatchee

Courtney Barnett - Australian singer-songwriter/guitarist, on tour to support her latest release "Tell Me How You Really Feel"

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Testosterone

A funny, fearless, and spectacle-filled exploration of identity, masculinity, and digging deep to find the person within

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Vancouver Story Slam - October 2018

Ten storytellers share original stories!

Vancouver | Vancouver Story Slam | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Diwali in BC: SACHA - A Vancouver Guldusta

A Vancouver Guldasta is an examination of common experience, identifying home, and processing trauma

Vancouver | Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:40 pm | Theatre

RZA: Live from the 36th Chamber of Shaolin

RZA brings the ruckus! The award-winning musician, film director and leader of rap group Wu-Tang Clan comes to the Vancouver International Film Festival to live-score the Kung-fu flick that’s been one of his biggest influences: Lau Kar-leung’s

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Film

Jay Rock - the Big Redemption Tour with guest Reason - Imperial

American rapper, on tour to support his latest release "Redemption"

Vancouver | Imperial Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

I Know What I Saw

A party. An argument. A fight. A tragedy. Everybody’s sure of what they saw, but nobody’s really sure of what happened. This fall’s Risky Nights offering looks at the idea of truth, and examines how each person’s biases and assumptions colour their worldv

Vancouver | Studio 58 Langara College | 8:15 pm to 9:00 pm | Theatre

Monster Magnet

With guests Electric Citizen and Dark Sky Choir

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 9:30 pm to 11:55 pm | Music

The Bradley MacGillivray Blues Band

Through groove, improv, and raw unadulterated emotion, Bradley McGillivray Blues take the blues and turn it on its head. They play with authenticity whether its an uptown jazz shuffle, gritty Mississippi blues, or New Orleans funk

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 9:30 pm to 0:30 am | Music

October 10, 2018

Wed

Kevin Schmidt - exhibition

Kevin Schmidt is a British Columbia–based artist whose multidisciplinary practice embodies the do-it-yourself sensibilities of an amateur inventor

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? - exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? is an exhibition that presents the performance art and ongoing collaborations of Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

EXchanges Series: Voice & Movement Workshop with Gabriel Dharmoo

Learn the art of voice and sound through an immersive workshop with diverse Montreal-based voice artist Gabriel Dharmoo

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 12:00 am to 4:00 pm | Workshop

The 20th Vancouver International Improv Festival

The 20th Vancouver International Improv Festival (VIIF) runs October 10-13th on Granville Island and beyond!

Vancouver | 610 E. 13th Avenue | 12:00 am to 10:00 pm | Festival

Vancouver International Film Festival 2018 BY The Rio Theatre

VIFF continued to expand the frame by presenting an expansive Films+ program giving filmmakers, musicians and audiences a chance to be inspired by some of the world’s leading creators. We can’t wait to see what 2018 has in store!

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Film

National Geographic Live: Spinosaurus with Nizar Ibrahim

National Geographic Live and the Vancouver Civic Theatres present: Spinosaurus the Lost Giant of the Cretaceous with Nizar Ibrahim

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Lecture

Bee Magic: beeswax candle and lip balm making workshop

Join Hives for Humanity, who maintains the apiary at the ICC, to learn how to make your own magic using natural and medicinal ingredients from the beehive and your garden!

Vancouver | Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre | 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm | Workshop

Chant Your Heart Open!

Unity of Vancouver and Wendy Cobina DeMos are pleased to present Chant Your Heart Open! Join us on October 10 at 7:30 p.m. to chant in various traditions and sing uplifting songs

Vancouver | Unity of Vancouver | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Cirque du Soleil - CORTEO

The show brings together the passion of the actor with the grace and power of the acrobat to plunge the audience into a theatrical world of fun, comedy and spontaneity situated in a mysterious space between heaven and earth

Vancouver | Pacific Coliseum | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

Cayla Brooke - Journey to Divalicious

Take a Journey to Divalicious with talented Vancouver singer Cayla Brooke!

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

The Piano Teacher

Erin, a concert pianist, hasn’t touched a piano since her husband died. As Elaine, a piano teacher, gently reacquaints Erin with her instrument, other life changes follow. A simple update to Erin’s home, for instance, brings the unexpected companionship o

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Chris Hedges

Chris Hedges is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, New York Times best-selling author, former professor at Princeton University, activist and ordained Presbyterian minister.

North Vancouver | BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Lecture

Upintheair Theatre: A Brief History of Human Extinction

There’s something alive outside the facility, and it would very much like to come in..

Vancouver | Historic Theatrehttp: | 8:00 pm to 9:40 pm | Theatre

Navratri Festival 2018

Are you ready for NAVRATRI 2018? It's that time of the year that we all wait for! Join us at Crystal at York in Surrey, BC for authentic garba and raas, delicious and free Gujarati food and the most fun you will have this year!

Surrey | Crystal At York | 8:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Party

Courtney Barnett With Guests Waxahatchee

Courtney Barnett - Australian singer-songwriter/guitarist, on tour to support her latest release "Tell Me How You Really Feel"

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Testosterone

A funny, fearless, and spectacle-filled exploration of identity, masculinity, and digging deep to find the person within

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Diwali in BC: SACHA - A Vancouver Guldusta

A Vancouver Guldasta is an examination of common experience, identifying home, and processing trauma

Vancouver | Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:40 pm | Theatre

I Know What I Saw

A party. An argument. A fight. A tragedy. Everybody’s sure of what they saw, but nobody’s really sure of what happened. This fall’s Risky Nights offering looks at the idea of truth, and examines how each person’s biases and assumptions colour their worldv

Vancouver | Studio 58 Langara College | 8:15 pm to 9:00 pm | Theatre

Gregory Alan Isakov

with guests The Wild Reeds

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 8:30 pm to 11:55 pm | Music

The Jen Hodge All Stars

It's Wednesday! Time to get your swing on, so strap on your dancing shoes and join us at Guilt & Company for a night of jazzy goodness!

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 9:00 pm to 12:30 am | Music

October 11, 2018

Thu

Kevin Schmidt - exhibition

Kevin Schmidt is a British Columbia–based artist whose multidisciplinary practice embodies the do-it-yourself sensibilities of an amateur inventor

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? - exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? is an exhibition that presents the performance art and ongoing collaborations of Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

EXchanges Series: Voice & Movement Workshop with Gabriel Dharmoo

Learn the art of voice and sound through an immersive workshop with diverse Montreal-based voice artist Gabriel Dharmoo

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 12:00 am to 4:00 pm | Workshop

The 20th Vancouver International Improv Festival

The 20th Vancouver International Improv Festival (VIIF) runs October 10-13th on Granville Island and beyond!

Vancouver | 610 E. 13th Avenue | 12:00 am to 10:00 pm | Festival

Vancouver International Film Festival 2018 BY The Rio Theatre

VIFF continued to expand the frame by presenting an expansive Films+ program giving filmmakers, musicians and audiences a chance to be inspired by some of the world’s leading creators. We can’t wait to see what 2018 has in store!

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Film

Studio Showing: Joe Ink

Artist-in-Residence: Joe Laughlin/Joe Ink

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm | Lecture | Free

Girl Rising - Vancouver

One special day. Six Canadian cities. 600 Canadian women. One thought-provoking documentary. One powerful global movement to empower 130 million girls

Vancouver | Settlement Building | 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Charity / Fundraising

Woodward's Community Singers Fall 2018 Workshops

Everyone Deserves Music: Come Raise Your Voice With Us For A Dose Of Collective Joy!

Vancouver | 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm | Workshop | Free

Shaping Vancouver 2018: Change in Living Communities - False Creek South

Shaping Vancouver 2018: Contested Places Conversation #2: Change in Living Communities - False Creek South

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Lecture | Free

Fusion Ensemble: A Course for Intermediate Level Musicians

This course will offer unique opportunities to musicians and singers to expand the horizons of your art forms

Vancouver | VSO School of Music | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Music

Cirque du Soleil - CORTEO

The show brings together the passion of the actor with the grace and power of the acrobat to plunge the audience into a theatrical world of fun, comedy and spontaneity situated in a mysterious space between heaven and earth

Vancouver | Pacific Coliseum | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

Cayla Brooke - Journey to Divalicious

Take a Journey to Divalicious with talented Vancouver singer Cayla Brooke!

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

The Piano Teacher

Erin, a concert pianist, hasn’t touched a piano since her husband died. As Elaine, a piano teacher, gently reacquaints Erin with her instrument, other life changes follow. A simple update to Erin’s home, for instance, brings the unexpected companionship o

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Upintheair Theatre: A Brief History of Human Extinction

There’s something alive outside the facility, and it would very much like to come in..

Vancouver | Historic Theatrehttp: | 8:00 pm to 9:40 pm | Theatre

Nick Lowe & Los Straitjackets

Nick Lowe: English singer-songwriter, musician and producer, his new 4 song EP “Tokyo Bay”​ ​features Los Straitjackets as his backing band

Vancouver | Imperial Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Navratri Festival 2018

Are you ready for NAVRATRI 2018? It's that time of the year that we all wait for! Join us at Crystal at York in Surrey, BC for authentic garba and raas, delicious and free Gujarati food and the most fun you will have this year!

Surrey | Crystal At York | 8:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Party

Testosterone

A funny, fearless, and spectacle-filled exploration of identity, masculinity, and digging deep to find the person within

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Diwali in BC: SACHA - A Vancouver Guldusta

A Vancouver Guldasta is an examination of common experience, identifying home, and processing trauma

Vancouver | Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:40 pm | Theatre

Vagabond Players: The Haunting of Hill House

Cut off from the outside world by its remote location and shunned by all who know its forbidding and sinister reputation, Hill House has remained empty and silent except for the daily visits of its grumbling caretaker, Mrs. Dudley

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

I Know What I Saw

A party. An argument. A fight. A tragedy. Everybody’s sure of what they saw, but nobody’s really sure of what happened. This fall’s Risky Nights offering looks at the idea of truth, and examines how each person’s biases and assumptions colour their worldv

Vancouver | Studio 58 Langara College | 8:15 pm to 9:00 pm | Theatre

GroundUp feat. Flow - A Tribute to Sade

Flow is a tribute band of Vancouver musicians Krystle Dos Santos, Richard Craven, Terry Williams, Michael Aihoshi. and Emerson Tanaka

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 9:30 pm to 0:30 am | Music

October 12, 2018

Fri

Kevin Schmidt - exhibition

Kevin Schmidt is a British Columbia–based artist whose multidisciplinary practice embodies the do-it-yourself sensibilities of an amateur inventor

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? - exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? is an exhibition that presents the performance art and ongoing collaborations of Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

EXchanges Series: Voice & Movement Workshop with Gabriel Dharmoo

Learn the art of voice and sound through an immersive workshop with diverse Montreal-based voice artist Gabriel Dharmoo

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 12:00 am to 4:00 pm | Workshop

The 20th Vancouver International Improv Festival

The 20th Vancouver International Improv Festival (VIIF) runs October 10-13th on Granville Island and beyond!

Vancouver | 610 E. 13th Avenue | 12:00 am to 10:00 pm | Festival

18th Annual West Coast Women's Show

Western Canada's largest and most popular women's event is back and better than ever!

Abbotsford | Tradex - Trade & Exhibition Centre | 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Show

Vancouver International Film Festival 2018 BY The Rio Theatre

VIFF continued to expand the frame by presenting an expansive Films+ program giving filmmakers, musicians and audiences a chance to be inspired by some of the world’s leading creators. We can’t wait to see what 2018 has in store!

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Film

Sharon & Bram and Friends 40th Anniversary Farewell Tour

A Sharon and Bram show is a sing-along concert for the entire family, featuring such well-loved favourites as “She’ll Be Coming ‘Round the Mountain”, “Five Little Monkeys”, “One Elephant”, “Tingalayo”, and, of course, “Skinnamarink”

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Show

CORTEO - Cirque du Soleil

The show brings together the passion of the actor with the grace and power of the acrobat to plunge the audience into a theatrical world of fun, comedy and spontaneity situated in a mysterious space between heaven and earth

Vancouver | Pacific Coliseum | 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm | Show

Time Warp Flashmob: Parade of Lost Souls

Learn the original, super fun and much more simple choreography to The Time Warp from The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Time is fleeting....Do it this year!

Vancouver | Dusty Flower Shop | 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm | Dance

Resource - a 5Rhythms Workshop with Marcia & Bella

Come develop new ways to resource your moving body, draw on your somatic “knowing” and become more adaptive, responsive and powerful

Vancouver | Russian Hall | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Workshop

Fort Langley's Grave Tales

Join our expert storytellers for a two- or three-hour program of spine-chilling stories, as you walk through the Fort Langley village at night.

Langley | Fort Langley National Historic Site | 6:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Books

East Van Votes - All Candidate Gatherings

A series of events where community can gather for a family friendly meal and meet candidates looking for your vote for City Council, Park Board Commissioner and School Board Trustees

Vancouver | Strathcona Community Centre | 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Lecture

Family Movie Nights at Clayton Hall

Looking for plans on Friday nights? Join us for an evening filled with family-fun at recreation facilities in Cloverdale!

Surrey | Clayton Hall | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Family | Free

GSBC presents Navratri Celebration 2018

GSBC is pleased to be hosting three days of Navratri on October 12, 13 and 17, 2018. Our Senior Ladies Cooking Team will be preparing a full Gujarati meal and pooja will be performed by our esteemed Shri Pundit Sharadbhai Shastri

Surrey | Riverside Signature | 6:30 pm to 1:00 am | Party

48th Annual Festa Toscana

Come join the Tuscany Cultural Society celebrate our 48th annual Festa Toscana. Enjoy an evening of wine, music and great food at the Italian Cultural Centre

Vancouver | Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre | 6:45 pm to 11:59 pm | Food / Wine

Randy Oxford - All-Star Slam

Washington State Entertainer of the Year, Randy Oxford and his all-star band have been honoured with over 25 prestigious music awards in their 15 year history

White Rock | Blue Frog Studios | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

Oktoberfest Pub Night

Join Paddlewheeler Riverboat Tours as we celebrate Oktoberfest our way! Our DJ will be playing Folk music, Our chef will be cooking up some german pub style food and Our bartender will be mixing up some special cocktails

New Westminster | Paddlewheeler Riverboat Tours | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Party

Mad Dogs & Vancouverites

A re-imagining of the classic Joe Cocker album. Featuring Matt Andersen, CR Avery, Steve Dawson, Roy Forbes, Rich Hope, Khari Wendell McClelland, Ndidi Onukwulu and Dawn Pemberton

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Visual Arts

Cirque du Soleil - CORTEO

The show brings together the passion of the actor with the grace and power of the acrobat to plunge the audience into a theatrical world of fun, comedy and spontaneity situated in a mysterious space between heaven and earth

Vancouver | Pacific Coliseum | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

Cayla Brooke - Journey to Divalicious

Take a Journey to Divalicious with talented Vancouver singer Cayla Brooke!

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

The Piano Teacher

Erin, a concert pianist, hasn’t touched a piano since her husband died. As Elaine, a piano teacher, gently reacquaints Erin with her instrument, other life changes follow. A simple update to Erin’s home, for instance, brings the unexpected companionship o

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Upintheair Theatre: A Brief History of Human Extinction

There’s something alive outside the facility, and it would very much like to come in..

Vancouver | Historic Theatrehttp: | 8:00 pm to 9:40 pm | Theatre

Lee "Scratch" Perry

Melo Productions Presents: Lee "Scratch" Perry

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Navratri Festival 2018

Are you ready for NAVRATRI 2018? It's that time of the year that we all wait for! Join us at Crystal at York in Surrey, BC for authentic garba and raas, delicious and free Gujarati food and the most fun you will have this year!

Surrey | Crystal At York | 8:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Party

Arts Club Theatre Company: Mustard

Join this angsty but loving family in a darkly comic tale about growing up, moving on, and finding magic where you least expect it that playwright Kat Sandler calls “writing for the Netflix generation”

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage - Arts Club | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Theatre

Testosterone

A funny, fearless, and spectacle-filled exploration of identity, masculinity, and digging deep to find the person within

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Diwali in BC: SACHA - A Vancouver Guldusta

A Vancouver Guldasta is an examination of common experience, identifying home, and processing trauma

Vancouver | Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:40 pm | Theatre

Vagabond Players: The Haunting of Hill House

Cut off from the outside world by its remote location and shunned by all who know its forbidding and sinister reputation, Hill House has remained empty and silent except for the daily visits of its grumbling caretaker, Mrs. Dudley

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

I Know What I Saw

A party. An argument. A fight. A tragedy. Everybody’s sure of what they saw, but nobody’s really sure of what happened. This fall’s Risky Nights offering looks at the idea of truth, and examines how each person’s biases and assumptions colour their worldv

Vancouver | Studio 58 Langara College | 8:15 pm to 9:00 pm | Theatre

October 13, 2018

Sat

Festivus Games - Partners!

The Partner format for the Festivus Games returns October 13th 2018!

Coquitlam | Rocky Point Fitness and Health | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Sports

Nightmare Before Christmas Market

Shop and explore the wacky, weird and wonderful at the 2nd Annual Nightmare Before Christmas Market. Two wicked days featuring a curation of local makers and vendors, food, character appearances and family fun to celebrate and bring out the geek/freak in

New Westminster | 318 Keary St | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Market

Kevin Schmidt - exhibition

Kevin Schmidt is a British Columbia–based artist whose multidisciplinary practice embodies the do-it-yourself sensibilities of an amateur inventor

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? - exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? is an exhibition that presents the performance art and ongoing collaborations of Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Surrey Rockhound Club's 2018 Gem Show

The much-anticipated, annual, fun-filled family event will again be taking place this year. The theme this year is “Stones of the Fraser”

Surrey | Sullivan Community Hall | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

18th Annual West Coast Women's Show

Western Canada's largest and most popular women's event is back and better than ever!

Abbotsford | Tradex - Trade & Exhibition Centre | 10:00 am to 9:00 pm | Show

Vancity Showdown

The Westcoast Iron Vancity Showdown Fitness + Performance Weekend returns to the Massey Theatre for another exciting year

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 10:00 am to 8:00 pm | Sports

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

Resource - a 5Rhythms Workshop with Marcia & Bella

Come develop new ways to resource your moving body, draw on your somatic “knowing” and become more adaptive, responsive and powerful

Vancouver | Russian Hall | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Workshop

Clown Gym - Work it Out

This Is For Conditioning! Work Your Clown Muscles! Get Your Weekly Work Out Play Out Here With Us

Vancouver | Dusty Flower Shop | 12:00 am to 3:00 pm | Comedy

EXchanges Series: Voice & Movement Workshop with Gabriel Dharmoo

Learn the art of voice and sound through an immersive workshop with diverse Montreal-based voice artist Gabriel Dharmoo

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 12:00 am to 4:00 pm | Workshop

The 20th Vancouver International Improv Festival

The 20th Vancouver International Improv Festival (VIIF) runs October 10-13th on Granville Island and beyond!

Vancouver | 610 E. 13th Avenue | 12:00 am to 10:00 pm | Festival

Fleetwood Labyrinth's 10th Anniversary Celebration

Join others in walking the labyrinth in Fleetwood to the sounds of live, meditative music performed by a harpist or violinist

Surrey | Fleetwood Park | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Testosterone

A funny, fearless, and spectacle-filled exploration of identity, masculinity, and digging deep to find the person within

Vancouver | York Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts

Arts Club Theatre Company: Mustard By Kat Sandler

Join this angsty but loving family in a darkly comic tale about growing up, moving on, and finding magic where you least expect it that playwright Kat Sandler calls “writing for the Netflix generation”

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage - Arts Club | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Theatre

CORTEO - Cirque du Soleil

The show brings together the passion of the actor with the grace and power of the acrobat to plunge the audience into a theatrical world of fun, comedy and spontaneity situated in a mysterious space between heaven and earth

Vancouver | Pacific Coliseum | 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm | Show

The Piano Teacher By Dorothy Dittrich

Erin, a concert pianist, hasn’t touched a piano since her husband died. As Elaine, a piano teacher, gently reacquaints Erin with her instrument, other life changes follow. A simple update to Erin’s home, for instance, brings the unexpected companionship o

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Performing Arts

Luke Bryan - What Makes You Country Tour

Thomas Luther "Luke" Bryan is an American country music vocalist and singer-songwriter who began his career writing songs for high school friends Travis Tritt and Billy Currington

Vancouver | BC Place | 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Music

Body Tuning: Axis Syllabus & Movement Research Vancouver

This 9 week series will offer a progressive program, building on principles and material each week. Registration is open to anyone who is curious about bodies and moving

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Workshop

Queers & Beers: Cider+Beer

It’s that time of year again! Pop on your favourite plaid shirt, kick up your heels and come join us at Eastside Studios for our third annual Cider Edition of Queers & Beers!

Vancouver | Warehouse at Eastside Studios | 5:00 pm to 1:00 am | Food / Wine

Fort Langley's Grave Tales

Join our expert storytellers for a two- or three-hour program of spine-chilling stories, as you walk through the Fort Langley village at night.

Langley | Fort Langley National Historic Site | 6:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Books

EXchanges 2018 Open Showing

Join us in the Kraul Studio for a showing with the participants of EXchanges 2018! After 4 days of creation, play and learning with Canadian sensation Gabriel Dharmoo, participants in the workshop will present the created material in a final performance

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 6:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Performing Arts

RAMS – Vancouver Premiere

he Vancouver Premiere Screening of “Rams” hosted by director Gary Hustwit. Co-presented with GDC

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Film

GSBC presents Navratri Celebration 2018

GSBC is pleased to be hosting three days of Navratri on October 12, 13 and 17, 2018. Our Senior Ladies Cooking Team will be preparing a full Gujarati meal and pooja will be performed by our esteemed Shri Pundit Sharadbhai Shastri

Surrey | Riverside Signature | 6:30 pm to 1:00 am | Party

Oddisee x Evidence - Imperial

MRG Concerts Presents: Oddisee x Evidence with Warm Brew

Vancouver | Imperial Vancouver | 7:00 pm to 1:00 am | Music

John Reischman and the Jaybirds

Like the powerful mandolinist and composer at its helm, John Reischman and the Jaybirds fashion a stylish take on bluegrass that seamlessly blends original songs and instrumentals with Appalachian old-time music for a truly unique band sound

White Rock | Blue Frog Studios | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Whethan

Blueprint Presents: Whethan: A Life of a Wallflower Tour with support from Alexander Lewis & Yoshi Flower

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Luke Bryan - What Makes You Country Tour - XL Stadium Sized

Thomas Luther Bryan is an American country singer and songwriter

Vancouver | BC Place | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Halloween Mystery Nights

Solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown this Halloween season. Sign up in teams of 2-5 players to play Vancouver Mysteries game Crime in Downtown and compete for prizes

Vancouver | Vancouver Mysteries | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Zee Zee's 5th Annual Drag Annual Glamour Meeting

Where else can you see a drag queen do financials?

Vancouver | XYYVR | 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Comedy

Mad Dogs & Vancouverites

A re-imagining of the classic Joe Cocker album. Featuring Matt Andersen, CR Avery, Steve Dawson, Roy Forbes, Rich Hope, Khari Wendell McClelland, Ndidi Onukwulu and Dawn Pemberton

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Visual Arts

Lions Gate Sinfonia - Beethoven's 5th: The Three B's and Beyond

The combined forces of the brilliant Lions Gate Sinfonia plus our fabulous Lions Gate Youth Orchestra equals a triumphant season opener!

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

The Radical: Saturday Night Improv!

The Radical returns to North Vancouver for more Saturday Night Improv at the historic Anne MacDonald Hall in front of the Presentation House Theatre. Get ready for a fast-paced nigh of big laughs all inspired by your suggestions!

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Comedy

Julien Baker and Phoebe Bridgers

with Lucy Dacus

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 7:30 pm to 10:55 pm | Music

The Piano Teacher

Erin, a concert pianist, hasn’t touched a piano since her husband died. As Elaine, a piano teacher, gently reacquaints Erin with her instrument, other life changes follow. A simple update to Erin’s home, for instance, brings the unexpected companionship o

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Upintheair Theatre: A Brief History of Human Extinction

There’s something alive outside the facility, and it would very much like to come in..

Vancouver | Historic Theatrehttp: | 8:00 pm to 9:40 pm | Theatre

Erato Ensemble Presents: Past

Opening the 2018-19 Season, Erato Ensemble Presents a concert filled with music from or about the past. The concert includes legends from the classical repertoire, such as Schubert's Shepherd on the Rock, Dvořák's Songs My Mother Taught Me

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

James Bay: Electric Light Tour

James Bay is a young singer-songwriter from Hitchin, UK

Vancouver | Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Navratri Festival 2018

Are you ready for NAVRATRI 2018? It's that time of the year that we all wait for! Join us at Crystal at York in Surrey, BC for authentic garba and raas, delicious and free Gujarati food and the most fun you will have this year!

Surrey | Crystal At York | 8:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Party

Hotel California - A Salute to the Eagles

Hotel California’s show has evolved into a masterful celebration of The Eagles’ music and is a must see for any fan

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Arts Club Theatre Company: Mustard

Join this angsty but loving family in a darkly comic tale about growing up, moving on, and finding magic where you least expect it that playwright Kat Sandler calls “writing for the Netflix generation”

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage - Arts Club | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Theatre

Testosterone

A funny, fearless, and spectacle-filled exploration of identity, masculinity, and digging deep to find the person within

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Diwali in BC: SACHA - A Vancouver Guldusta

A Vancouver Guldasta is an examination of common experience, identifying home, and processing trauma

Vancouver | Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:40 pm | Theatre

Whitish, multi-cultural storytelling

Stories from multi-cultural Canadians. Award winning storyteller Jo Dworschak assembles her favourite bi-racial, multi-cultural storytellers to share insight on the perils, the positivity of being a multi-cultural Canadian with Ava Julien, Armin Mortazavi

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Theatre

Vagabond Players: The Haunting of Hill House

Cut off from the outside world by its remote location and shunned by all who know its forbidding and sinister reputation, Hill House has remained empty and silent except for the daily visits of its grumbling caretaker, Mrs. Dudley

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Kill Me Now by Brad Fraser

Jake is a single dad and cares for his teen son Joey, who has as a severe disability. Handling Joey’s puberty is hard enough, but when Jake develops a serious medical condition, he becomes the one to rely on the people around him

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Divas: Vegas Meets Vaudeville

What do Marilyn Monroe, Dolly Parton and Cher have in common with Edith Bunker, Mae West, and Lady Gaga? Answer: BONNIE KILROE and her one-woman tour de force Divas: Vegas Meets Vaudeville

Langley | Chief Sepass Theatre | 8:07 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

I Know What I Saw

A party. An argument. A fight. A tragedy. Everybody’s sure of what they saw, but nobody’s really sure of what happened. This fall’s Risky Nights offering looks at the idea of truth, and examines how each person’s biases and assumptions colour their worldv

Vancouver | Studio 58 Langara College | 8:15 pm to 9:00 pm | Theatre

Gyptian Live in Vancouver

Konektion Ent Faction Sound Atlantik Star presents Gyptian Live in Vancouver

Vancouver | Korean Cultural Center | 9:00 pm to 2:00 am | Music

Cash Cash

With guests

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 9:00 pm to 11:55 pm | Music

WorkLessParty party - Masquerade Ball - Civic Election Edition

Masquerade Ball - WorkLessParty Party is back!!! And this is "The Civic Election Edition" fundraiser event and support for our sole candidate for Parks Board Mathew Kagis

Vancouver | The Waldorf Hotel | 9:00 pm to 2:00 am | Party

October 14, 2018

Sun

Nightmare Before Christmas Market

Shop and explore the wacky, weird and wonderful at the 2nd Annual Nightmare Before Christmas Market. Two wicked days featuring a curation of local makers and vendors, food, character appearances and family fun to celebrate and bring out the geek/freak in

New Westminster | 318 Keary St | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Market

Kevin Schmidt - exhibition

Kevin Schmidt is a British Columbia–based artist whose multidisciplinary practice embodies the do-it-yourself sensibilities of an amateur inventor

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? - exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? is an exhibition that presents the performance art and ongoing collaborations of Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Surrey Rockhound Club's 2018 Gem Show

The much-anticipated, annual, fun-filled family event will again be taking place this year. The theme this year is “Stones of the Fraser”

Surrey | Sullivan Community Hall | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

18th Annual West Coast Women's Show

Western Canada's largest and most popular women's event is back and better than ever!

Abbotsford | Tradex - Trade & Exhibition Centre | 10:00 am to 9:00 pm | Show

Yoga at the Museum

Breathe in, breath out in the museum galleries! Enjoy an instructor led Hatha Yoga session before the museum opens to the public. Afterward, enjoy refreshments and a tour of the galleries

Surrey | Surrey Museum | 10:00 am to 12:00 am | Active Life / Health

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

Resource - a 5Rhythms Workshop with Marcia & Bella

Come develop new ways to resource your moving body, draw on your somatic “knowing” and become more adaptive, responsive and powerful

Vancouver | Russian Hall | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Workshop

Family Sunday by Surrey Art Gallery

Drop in to create, explore, and enjoy art with friends and family!

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 11:00 am to 3:00 pm | Family | Free

CORTEO - Cirque du Soleil

The show brings together the passion of the actor with the grace and power of the acrobat to plunge the audience into a theatrical world of fun, comedy and spontaneity situated in a mysterious space between heaven and earth

Vancouver | Pacific Coliseum | 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Show

Diwali in BC: A Vancouver Guldusta

A Vancouver Guldasta is an examination of common experience, identifying home, and processing trauma

Vancouver | Culture Lab | 2:00 pm to 3:40 pm | Theatre

Movie Screening - Nightmare Before Christmas

We are screening Disney's Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas

New Westminster | Sapperton Pensioners Hall | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm | Market

Upintheair Theatre: A Brief History of Human Extinction

There’s something alive outside the facility, and it would very much like to come in..

Vancouver | Historic Theatrehttp: | 2:00 pm to 3:40 pm | Theatre

Vagabond Players: The Haunting of Hill House

Cut off from the outside world by its remote location and shunned by all who know its forbidding and sinister reputation, Hill House has remained empty and silent except for the daily visits of its grumbling caretaker, Mrs. Dudley

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Brad Fraser: Kill Me Now

Jake is a single dad and cares for his teen son Joey, who has as a severe disability. Handling Joey’s puberty is hard enough, but when Jake develops a serious medical condition, he becomes the one to rely on the people around him

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Theatre

The Piano Teacher By Dorothy Dittrich

Erin, a concert pianist, hasn’t touched a piano since her husband died. As Elaine, a piano teacher, gently reacquaints Erin with her instrument, other life changes follow. A simple update to Erin’s home, for instance, brings the unexpected companionship o

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Performing Arts

Blood N Guts: 48 Hour Horror Film Screening

Blood N Guts is a Vancouver wide indie horror film competition open to EVERYONE where contestants have 48 hours to write, shoot and edit a short horror film under 5 minutes

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 5:45 pm to 8:30 pm | Film

Fort Langley's Grave Tales

Join our expert storytellers for a two- or three-hour program of spine-chilling stories, as you walk through the Fort Langley village at night.

Langley | Fort Langley National Historic Site | 6:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Books

Mbombo ~ African Healing Rhythms Journey for Women

Experience African Wisdom Teachings for daily living in the Modern World and the Healing Powers of African Rhythm Therapy

Vancouver | Bridge & Enrich Lives Society | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Active Life / Health

Diwali in BC: SACHA - A Vancouver Guldusta

A Vancouver Guldasta is an examination of common experience, identifying home, and processing trauma

Vancouver | Culture Lab | 7:00 pm to 8:40 pm | Theatre

Halloween Mystery Nights

Solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown this Halloween season. Sign up in teams of 2-5 players to play Vancouver Mysteries game Crime in Downtown and compete for prizes

Vancouver | Vancouver Mysteries | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Early Show: Teon Gibbs

Teon Gibbs is a Spotify curated Hip-Hop and RnB act based out of Vancouver, blending soul and vocal samples over dark nocturnal 808 driven production

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

Navratri Festival 2018

Are you ready for NAVRATRI 2018? It's that time of the year that we all wait for! Join us at Crystal at York in Surrey, BC for authentic garba and raas, delicious and free Gujarati food and the most fun you will have this year!

Surrey | Crystal At York | 8:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Party

Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids Vancouver

Travel back in time to remember the good, bad, and awkward parts of growing up. Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids is a live, open-mic storytelling event where courageous adults share their childhood and teenage writing on stage

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Comedy

Benham Bani Live in Concert

Behnam Bani - Iranian Singer

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

October 15, 2018

Mon

Kevin Schmidt - exhibition

Kevin Schmidt is a British Columbia–based artist whose multidisciplinary practice embodies the do-it-yourself sensibilities of an amateur inventor

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? - exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? is an exhibition that presents the performance art and ongoing collaborations of Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

Art of plant-based cheese making with Karen McAthy

Join Chef Karen McAthy, founder of Blue Heron, and author of The Art of Plant-based Cheesemaking in learning how to make cultured, fresh, vegan cheese!

Vancouver | Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Cooking

Halloween Mystery Nights

Solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown this Halloween season. Sign up in teams of 2-5 players to play Vancouver Mysteries game Crime in Downtown and compete for prizes

Vancouver | Vancouver Mysteries | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Early Show: Joe Nolan

Joe Nolan is back. The roots rocker from Edmonton, Alberta is on the verge of releasing a ground-breaking new record, Cry Baby

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

Gai World Tour In Vancouver 大Gai如此 - 周延

VISM EVENT is proud to present GAI World Tour 2018 at River Rock Show Theatre! GAI (Zhou Yan), is a Chinese rapper, singer, and songwriter.

Richmond | The River Rock Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Arts Club Theatre Company: Mustard

Join this angsty but loving family in a darkly comic tale about growing up, moving on, and finding magic where you least expect it that playwright Kat Sandler calls “writing for the Netflix generation”

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage - Arts Club | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Brad Fraser in Conversation with Jerry Wasserman

Sex, Love, and Euthanasia: Brad Fraser in Conversation with Jerry Wasserman

Vancouver | The Post at 750 | 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Performing Arts | Free

Navratri Festival 2018

Are you ready for NAVRATRI 2018? It's that time of the year that we all wait for! Join us at Crystal at York in Surrey, BC for authentic garba and raas, delicious and free Gujarati food and the most fun you will have this year!

Surrey | Crystal At York | 8:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Party

October 16, 2018

Tue

Kevin Schmidt - exhibition

Kevin Schmidt is a British Columbia–based artist whose multidisciplinary practice embodies the do-it-yourself sensibilities of an amateur inventor

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? - exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? is an exhibition that presents the performance art and ongoing collaborations of Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

Halloween Mystery Nights

Solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown this Halloween season. Sign up in teams of 2-5 players to play Vancouver Mysteries game Crime in Downtown and compete for prizes

Vancouver | Vancouver Mysteries | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Family Feud

Sign up your team of 4-6 players, and go head to head with other teams! There are lots of prizes throughout, and the teams with the highest points will face each other to win a $100 Gift Card

Coquitlam | Townhall Public House Coquitlam | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show | Free

Animals and Ethics in the 21st Century

Launching this October, the Vancouver Humane Society presents our new speaker series, Animals and Ethics in the 21st Century! Join us on October 16th for a special presentation from the Executive Director of Jewish Veg, Jeffrey Cohan!

Vancouver | Library Square Conference Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Lecture

Thriller Flashmob: Parade of Lost Souls

Let’s party like it’s 1899…learn the original choreography of Michael Jackson’s record setting break out hit Thriller! Come to at least two of the three workshops, if you can

Vancouver | Britannia Community Services Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Dance

Kill Me Now by Brad Fraser

Jake is a single dad and cares for his teen son Joey, who has as a severe disability. Handling Joey’s puberty is hard enough, but when Jake develops a serious medical condition, he becomes the one to rely on the people around him

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Theatre

Arts Club Theatre Company: Mustard

Join this angsty but loving family in a darkly comic tale about growing up, moving on, and finding magic where you least expect it that playwright Kat Sandler calls “writing for the Netflix generation”

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage - Arts Club | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Lil Dicky - Life Lessons with Lil Dicky

Multi-platinum selling artist Lil Dicky will embark on an international fall headline tour, titled “Life Lessons with Lil Dicky”

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

The Piano Teacher

Erin, a concert pianist, hasn’t touched a piano since her husband died. As Elaine, a piano teacher, gently reacquaints Erin with her instrument, other life changes follow. A simple update to Erin’s home, for instance, brings the unexpected companionship o

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Upintheair Theatre: A Brief History of Human Extinction

There’s something alive outside the facility, and it would very much like to come in..

Vancouver | Historic Theatrehttp: | 8:00 pm to 9:40 pm | Theatre

Parno Drom - Eastern European Romani (Gypsy) Music

Incorporating audience suggestions, The Fictionals Comedy Co. and The Radical Improv Comedy look back at the unique local events, celebrities and secrets that made New Westminster the beautiful city it is today

New Westminster | The Heritage Grill | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Navratri Festival 2018

Are you ready for NAVRATRI 2018? It's that time of the year that we all wait for! Join us at Crystal at York in Surrey, BC for authentic garba and raas, delicious and free Gujarati food and the most fun you will have this year!

Surrey | Crystal At York | 8:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Party

Diwali in BC: SACHA - A Vancouver Guldusta

A Vancouver Guldasta is an examination of common experience, identifying home, and processing trauma

Vancouver | Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:40 pm | Theatre

The Joan Bessie Band

Old-school, new school, even in between school. The Joan Bessie Band is bringing you a four-piece live experience to debut brand new original material with the perfect sprinkling of covers

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 9:30 pm to 0:03 am | Music

October 17, 2018

Wed

Kevin Schmidt - exhibition

Kevin Schmidt is a British Columbia–based artist whose multidisciplinary practice embodies the do-it-yourself sensibilities of an amateur inventor

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

Arts Club Theatre Company: Mustard By Kat Sandler

Join this angsty but loving family in a darkly comic tale about growing up, moving on, and finding magic where you least expect it that playwright Kat Sandler calls “writing for the Netflix generation”

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage - Arts Club | 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Fort Langley's Grave Tales

Join our expert storytellers for a two- or three-hour program of spine-chilling stories, as you walk through the Fort Langley village at night.

Langley | Fort Langley National Historic Site | 6:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Books

Just for Girls Nights!

Drop in and join us for a fun night planned around activities that have been requested by girls and for girls ages 10 to 14! Crafts, cooking, spa, fitness and art are just some of the different themed nights

Surrey | Cloverdale Recreation Centre | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Kids | Free

GSBC presents Navratri Celebration 2018

GSBC is pleased to be hosting three days of Navratri on October 12, 13 and 17, 2018. Our Senior Ladies Cooking Team will be preparing a full Gujarati meal and pooja will be performed by our esteemed Shri Pundit Sharadbhai Shastri

Surrey | Riverside Signature | 6:30 pm to 1:00 am | Party

Patricia Reed: On Horizonless Futures

Join us Wednesday for a talk by Patricia Reed

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Lecture | Free

Halloween Mystery Nights

Solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown this Halloween season. Sign up in teams of 2-5 players to play Vancouver Mysteries game Crime in Downtown and compete for prizes

Vancouver | Vancouver Mysteries | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

The Piano Teacher

Erin, a concert pianist, hasn’t touched a piano since her husband died. As Elaine, a piano teacher, gently reacquaints Erin with her instrument, other life changes follow. A simple update to Erin’s home, for instance, brings the unexpected companionship o

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Arsenic and Old Lace

Part of the Royal Canadian Theatre Company Tour. A classic black-comedy and a Broadway hit starring Boris Karloff before it was adapted for film with Cary Grant

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Arts Club Theatre Company: Mustard

Join this angsty but loving family in a darkly comic tale about growing up, moving on, and finding magic where you least expect it that playwright Kat Sandler calls “writing for the Netflix generation”

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage - Arts Club | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Upintheair Theatre: A Brief History of Human Extinction

There’s something alive outside the facility, and it would very much like to come in..

Vancouver | Historic Theatrehttp: | 8:00 pm to 9:40 pm | Theatre

Navratri Festival 2018

Are you ready for NAVRATRI 2018? It's that time of the year that we all wait for! Join us at Crystal at York in Surrey, BC for authentic garba and raas, delicious and free Gujarati food and the most fun you will have this year!

Surrey | Crystal At York | 8:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Party

Diwali in BC: SACHA - A Vancouver Guldusta

A Vancouver Guldasta is an examination of common experience, identifying home, and processing trauma

Vancouver | Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:40 pm | Theatre

Kill Me Now by Brad Fraser

Jake is a single dad and cares for his teen son Joey, who has as a severe disability. Handling Joey’s puberty is hard enough, but when Jake develops a serious medical condition, he becomes the one to rely on the people around him

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Kick Our The Jams

MC50 presents Kick Our The Jams - The 50th Anniversary tour with very special guests: Kim Thayil (Soundgarden), Brendan Canty (Fugazi), Billy Gould (Faith No More) and Marcus Durant (Zen Guerrilla)

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 9:00 pm to 11:55 pm | Music

The Jen Hodge All Stars

It's Wednesday! Time to get your swing on, so strap on your dancing shoes and join us at Guilt & Company for a night of jazzy goodness!

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 9:00 pm to 12:30 am | Music

October 18, 2018

Thu

Kevin Schmidt - exhibition

Kevin Schmidt is a British Columbia–based artist whose multidisciplinary practice embodies the do-it-yourself sensibilities of an amateur inventor

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Coffee Concerts: Bohemian Rhapsody with the Borealis String Quartet

Elizabeth and Marcel Bergmann - the Bergmann Piano Duo-are famous for their razzle-dazzle playing and wide-ranging music choices. Four hands and four strings open the season as the Bergmanns are joined by the Borealis String Quartet

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 10:00 am to 12:15 am | Music

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

Woodward's Community Singers Fall 2018 Workshops

Everyone Deserves Music: Come Raise Your Voice With Us For A Dose Of Collective Joy!

Vancouver | 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm | Workshop | Free

Fort Langley's Grave Tales

Join our expert storytellers for a two- or three-hour program of spine-chilling stories, as you walk through the Fort Langley village at night.

Langley | Fort Langley National Historic Site | 6:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Books

Fall Family Fun Nights in South Surrey

Enjoy free activities with your family on Thursday nights at South Surrey Recreation & Arts Centre

Surrey | South Surrey Recreation Centre | 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm | Family | Free

Arctic Awards Gala by Vancouver Maritime Museum

Please join us for the second edition of our fabulous Arctic Awards Gala

Vancouver | Vancouver Maritime Museum | 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Marine

Ode To Muir – Vancouver Premiere

Ode To Muir pairs professional snowboarder and founder of Protect our Winters Jeremy Jones with two-time Olympian Elena Hight as they embark on a 40-mile foot-powered expedition deep into California’s John Muir Wilderness

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Film

Intro to fermentation

Join Brad, chef and owner of Biota Fermentation, in this hands-on class to learn the basics of fermentation, and go home with your own live and unique ferment

Vancouver | Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre | 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm | Cooking

Salish Singing & Drumming Fall 2018 Workshops

Learn traditional Salish social songs, drumming and dance with instructor Russell Wallace. Workshops are free and open to everyone!

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Workshop | Free

Halloween Mystery Nights

Solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown this Halloween season. Sign up in teams of 2-5 players to play Vancouver Mysteries game Crime in Downtown and compete for prizes

Vancouver | Vancouver Mysteries | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Fusion Ensemble: A Course for Intermediate Level Musicians

This course will offer unique opportunities to musicians and singers to expand the horizons of your art forms

Vancouver | VSO School of Music | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Music

The Piano Teacher

Erin, a concert pianist, hasn’t touched a piano since her husband died. As Elaine, a piano teacher, gently reacquaints Erin with her instrument, other life changes follow. A simple update to Erin’s home, for instance, brings the unexpected companionship o

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Bread and Puppet: Grasshopper Rebellion

Bread & Puppet Theater is an internationally celebrated company that champions a visually rich, street-theatre brand of performance art filled with music, dance, and slapstick

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Lecture | Free

Arsenic and Old Lace

Part of the Royal Canadian Theatre Company Tour. A classic black-comedy and a Broadway hit starring Boris Karloff before it was adapted for film with Cary Grant

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Arts Club Theatre Company: Mustard

Join this angsty but loving family in a darkly comic tale about growing up, moving on, and finding magic where you least expect it that playwright Kat Sandler calls “writing for the Netflix generation”

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage - Arts Club | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Arts Club Theatre Company: Sweat

See all sides in this powerful examination of a community that is formed and dissolved amidst the changing landscape of America

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

2018 ReACT public readings: In My Country By Dave Deveau

A contemporary black comedy set in a fast-food restaurant that explores the lives of Canadian immigrants as they acclimatize to the Canadian mosaic

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre | Free

Upintheair Theatre: A Brief History of Human Extinction

There’s something alive outside the facility, and it would very much like to come in..

Vancouver | Historic Theatrehttp: | 8:00 pm to 9:40 pm | Theatre

CapU Speaker Series: Vancouver Slow Movement Panel

Forget being the greenest city. This panel discussion on how to reclaim a sane pace of life aims to make Vancouver the slowest city

North Vancouver | BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Lecture

Vancouver New Music’s 2018 Festival: Quartetti - a festival of string quartets

Seven world-class string quartets will perform at Vancouver New Music’s 2018 Festival. Quartetti features a line-up of versatile contemporary string quartets from Canada, the US and Europe

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Navratri Festival 2018

Are you ready for NAVRATRI 2018? It's that time of the year that we all wait for! Join us at Crystal at York in Surrey, BC for authentic garba and raas, delicious and free Gujarati food and the most fun you will have this year!

Surrey | Crystal At York | 8:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Party

42 Annual BC Country Music Awards Weekend

The BC Country Music Association will be presenting 6 events as part of the 2018 BCCMA Awards Show weekend

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Show

Joe Ink presents Joe: A Solo Show

From Joe Ink, and Vancouver dance luminary Joe Laughlin, comes the world premiere of Joe: A Solo Show.

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Performing Arts

Surrey Little Theatre: Beer for Breakfast

A group of middle-aged buddies reunite for a "guys' weekend" in a snowed-in cabin to eat chili, drink beer, and relive the good old days. Despite divorce, unemployment, and a stroke, spirits are high until Jessie, the wife of absent friend Adrian, shows u

Surrey | Surrey Little Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Ladies Night - New Westminster

Canada’s hottest exotic male entertainers – the men of Body Heat travel across Canada to put on the ultimate Ladies’ Night show

New Westminster | Magnetiq Club Lounge | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Show

Diwali in BC: SACHA - A Vancouver Guldusta

A Vancouver Guldasta is an examination of common experience, identifying home, and processing trauma

Vancouver | Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:40 pm | Theatre

Vagabond Players: The Haunting of Hill House

Cut off from the outside world by its remote location and shunned by all who know its forbidding and sinister reputation, Hill House has remained empty and silent except for the daily visits of its grumbling caretaker, Mrs. Dudley

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Kill Me Now by Brad Fraser

Jake is a single dad and cares for his teen son Joey, who has as a severe disability. Handling Joey’s puberty is hard enough, but when Jake develops a serious medical condition, he becomes the one to rely on the people around him

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

The Shakespeare Show

10th Anniversary Production of one of Monster Theatre's most revered plays

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:50 pm | Theatre

The Bomb Shelter Comedy Open Mic

Every week we feature a diverse array of stand-up comedians and other comedic performers, from here in Vancouver, and all over the world! Come on down and watch a marathon of hilarity every Thursday, or do a set yourself

Vancouver | Comedy Basement at Goldies | 8:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Comedy | Free

Far Out (Vancouver Premiere – Presented by Rei)

Vancouver, get ready! TGR is heading to town October 18 and 19 for two nights of premieres with our new ski and snowboard film, Far Out, presented by REI

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 8:45 pm to 11:00 pm | Film

GroundUp feat. David Ward

After 12 years of quietly sending ripples through the independent music scene, David Ward’s latest, a cinematic and soulful opus, Violet, Gold + Rose, has garnered support from some of the most respected artists in music

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 9:30 pm to 0:30 am | Music

October 19, 2018

Fri

Kevin Schmidt - exhibition

Kevin Schmidt is a British Columbia–based artist whose multidisciplinary practice embodies the do-it-yourself sensibilities of an amateur inventor

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? - exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? is an exhibition that presents the performance art and ongoing collaborations of Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

Durga Puja 2018

Utsab Executive Committee cordially invites you to join us for the biggest celebration of the year Durga Puja 2018

Burnaby | Shiv Mandir | 11:00 am to 3:30 pm | Family

VanDusen Glow in the Garden

VanDusen Glow in the Garden invites you to join us this Halloween season for an adventure through a whimsical garden with curious twists and magical moments from the classic tale Hänsel and Gretel

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Time Warp Flashmob: Parade of Lost Souls

Learn the original, super fun and much more simple choreography to The Time Warp from The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Time is fleeting....Do it this year!

Vancouver | Dusty Flower Shop | 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm | Dance

Fort Langley's Grave Tales

Join our expert storytellers for a two- or three-hour program of spine-chilling stories, as you walk through the Fort Langley village at night.

Langley | Fort Langley National Historic Site | 6:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Books

Far Out

Vancouver, get ready! TGR is heading to town October 18 and 19 for two nights of premieres with our new ski and snowboard film, Far Out, presented by REI

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Film

A Conversation with Ellen DeGeneres

The one and only Ellen DeGeneres will be coming to Vancouver for a moderated Q&A conversation on Friday, October 19, Live at Rogers Arena presented by TD Bank

Vancouver | Rogers Arena | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

Oktoberfest Pub Night

Join Paddlewheeler Riverboat Tours as we celebrate Oktoberfest our way! Our DJ will be playing Folk music, Our chef will be cooking up some german pub style food and Our bartender will be mixing up some special cocktails

New Westminster | Paddlewheeler Riverboat Tours | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Party

Halloween Mystery Nights

Solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown this Halloween season. Sign up in teams of 2-5 players to play Vancouver Mysteries game Crime in Downtown and compete for prizes

Vancouver | Vancouver Mysteries | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

The Piano Teacher

Erin, a concert pianist, hasn’t touched a piano since her husband died. As Elaine, a piano teacher, gently reacquaints Erin with her instrument, other life changes follow. A simple update to Erin’s home, for instance, brings the unexpected companionship o

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Arsenic and Old Lace

Part of the Royal Canadian Theatre Company Tour. A classic black-comedy and a Broadway hit starring Boris Karloff before it was adapted for film with Cary Grant

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

2018 ReACT public readings: It’s a Wonderful Holiday Miracle Carol By Marcus Youssef

It’s a Wonderful Life meets Modern Family in this contemporary fable about a blended family just trying to make things work during a complicated season

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre | Free

Life in the Universe

Join the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre in celebrating their 50th anniversary with a very special evening of music under the cosmic visuals of the Planetarium Star Theatre

Vancouver | H.R. MacMillan Space Centre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Uncle Janes: Crystal Queer Comedy back again

Uncle Janes are back at it again with those jokes! Vancouver's freshest improv comedy show for queer-identifying funny folks!

Vancouver | Little Mountain Comedy Community Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

Upintheair Theatre: A Brief History of Human Extinction

There’s something alive outside the facility, and it would very much like to come in..

Vancouver | Historic Theatrehttp: | 8:00 pm to 9:40 pm | Theatre

Vancouver New Music’s 2018 Festival: Quartetti - a festival of string quartets

Seven world-class string quartets will perform at Vancouver New Music’s 2018 Festival. Quartetti features a line-up of versatile contemporary string quartets from Canada, the US and Europe

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Navratri Festival: Dandiya Hi Dandiya

Danidya Hi Dandiya is going to be an amazing dance party you don't want to miss!

Surrey | Crystal At York | 8:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Dance

42 Annual BC Country Music Awards Weekend

The BC Country Music Association will be presenting 6 events as part of the 2018 BCCMA Awards Show weekend

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Show

Joe Ink presents Joe: A Solo Show

From Joe Ink, and Vancouver dance luminary Joe Laughlin, comes the world premiere of Joe: A Solo Show.

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Performing Arts

Surrey Little Theatre: Beer for Breakfast

A group of middle-aged buddies reunite for a "guys' weekend" in a snowed-in cabin to eat chili, drink beer, and relive the good old days. Despite divorce, unemployment, and a stroke, spirits are high until Jessie, the wife of absent friend Adrian, shows u

Surrey | Surrey Little Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Arts Club Theatre Company: Mustard

Join this angsty but loving family in a darkly comic tale about growing up, moving on, and finding magic where you least expect it that playwright Kat Sandler calls “writing for the Netflix generation”

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage - Arts Club | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Theatre

Arts Club Theatre Company: Sweat

See all sides in this powerful examination of a community that is formed and dissolved amidst the changing landscape of America

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Theatre

Diwali in BC: SACHA - A Vancouver Guldusta

A Vancouver Guldasta is an examination of common experience, identifying home, and processing trauma

Vancouver | Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:40 pm | Theatre

Vagabond Players: The Haunting of Hill House

Cut off from the outside world by its remote location and shunned by all who know its forbidding and sinister reputation, Hill House has remained empty and silent except for the daily visits of its grumbling caretaker, Mrs. Dudley

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Kill Me Now by Brad Fraser

Jake is a single dad and cares for his teen son Joey, who has as a severe disability. Handling Joey’s puberty is hard enough, but when Jake develops a serious medical condition, he becomes the one to rely on the people around him

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

The Shakespeare Show

10th Anniversary Production of one of Monster Theatre's most revered plays

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:50 pm | Theatre

Ekali

Blueprint Presents: Crystal Eyes Tour with guest SLUMBERJACK

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 10:00 pm to 11:55 pm | Music

Slide Show 7: A Night of Improvised PowerPoint Comedy

Slide Show is BACK and this time it's DOUBLE THE FUN with our first ever Duo Edition!

Vancouver | Little Mountain Gallery | 10:00 pm to 1:00 am | Comedy

Mr. Terror’s Drive-In of Blood

Join us for a night of giggles and ghouls as we improvise back to back vintage horror movies inspired by masters of the macabre Vincent Price, Elvira, and Christopher Lee

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 10:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Theatre

October 20, 2018

Sat

50th Anniversary Celebration Weekend

We’re turning 50 - help us celebrate! Bring the entire family out and enjoy our programming and special activities on Saturday and Sunday

Vancouver | H.R. MacMillan Space Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Family

Kevin Schmidt - exhibition

Kevin Schmidt is a British Columbia–based artist whose multidisciplinary practice embodies the do-it-yourself sensibilities of an amateur inventor

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? - exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? is an exhibition that presents the performance art and ongoing collaborations of Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Jalsa Fashion & Lifestyle Expo 2018

Jalsa is a big fashion and lifestyle exhibition for Surrey residents. People can come and enjoy a wide selection of clothing, health products, jewelry, beauty products and much more. There will be many free prizes and introductions to new products and ser

Surrey | Dhaliwal Banquet Hall | 10:00 am to 10:00 pm | Market | Free

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

Durga Puja 2018

Utsab Executive Committee cordially invites you to join us for the biggest celebration of the year Durga Puja 2018

Burnaby | Shiv Mandir | 11:00 am to 3:30 pm | Family

Clown Gym - Work it Out

This Is For Conditioning! Work Your Clown Muscles! Get Your Weekly Work Out Play Out Here With Us

Vancouver | Dusty Flower Shop | 12:00 am to 3:00 pm | Comedy

Thriller Flashmob: Parade of Lost Souls

Let’s party like it’s 1899…learn the original choreography of Michael Jackson’s record setting break out hit Thriller! Come to at least two of the three workshops, if you can

Vancouver | Britannia Community Services Centre | 12:00 am to 2:30 pm | Dance

Latin Fiesta

Do you love the hip-shaking sounds of Latin music? Does Latin food make your mouth water? Bring the family to the museum for this vibrant fiesta of all the senses that includes crafts, dancing, food and more

Surrey | Surrey Museum | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Arts Club Theatre Company: Mustard By Kat Sandler

Join this angsty but loving family in a darkly comic tale about growing up, moving on, and finding magic where you least expect it that playwright Kat Sandler calls “writing for the Netflix generation”

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage - Arts Club | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Theatre

Arts Club Theatre Company: Sweat By Lynn Nottage

See all sides in this powerful examination of a community that is formed and dissolved amidst the changing landscape of America

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Theatre

Exhibition Tour

Walk your way through contemporary textile art with the Gallery curator and exhibiting artists

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Contact Dance

Contact Improvisation Basics With Jennifer Mcleish-Lewis

Vancouver | Edam Dance | 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Workshop

Brad Fraser: Kill Me Now

Jake is a single dad and cares for his teen son Joey, who has as a severe disability. Handling Joey’s puberty is hard enough, but when Jake develops a serious medical condition, he becomes the one to rely on the people around him

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Theatre

The Piano Teacher By Dorothy Dittrich

Erin, a concert pianist, hasn’t touched a piano since her husband died. As Elaine, a piano teacher, gently reacquaints Erin with her instrument, other life changes follow. A simple update to Erin’s home, for instance, brings the unexpected companionship o

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Performing Arts

2018 BC Beer Awards and Festival

The signature consumer tasting event of BC Craft Beer Month, this festival celebrates the very best in craft brewing from across the province and hosts over 55 BC breweries

Vancouver | Croatian Cultural Centre | 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Food / Wine

VanDusen Glow in the Garden

VanDusen Glow in the Garden invites you to join us this Halloween season for an adventure through a whimsical garden with curious twists and magical moments from the classic tale Hänsel and Gretel

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Fort Langley's Grave Tales

Join our expert storytellers for a two- or three-hour program of spine-chilling stories, as you walk through the Fort Langley village at night.

Langley | Fort Langley National Historic Site | 6:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Books

Halloween Mystery Nights

Solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown this Halloween season. Sign up in teams of 2-5 players to play Vancouver Mysteries game Crime in Downtown and compete for prizes

Vancouver | Vancouver Mysteries | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Salo salo: an evening with Co.ERASGA

An interactive night to support Co.ERASGA's creation and community outreach, salo salo will be a night of fun for a great cause as we plan for our 20th anniversary

Vancouver | CBC Vancouver | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Party

The Piano Teacher

Erin, a concert pianist, hasn’t touched a piano since her husband died. As Elaine, a piano teacher, gently reacquaints Erin with her instrument, other life changes follow. A simple update to Erin’s home, for instance, brings the unexpected companionship o

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Bloodfeud: Deuces Baby

We're just two friends, who have been running this fun little show for two years. We're making this a little bit of a celebration show, so expect something even more special than normal

Vancouver | Little Mountain Gallery | 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Comedy

Arsenic and Old Lace

Part of the Royal Canadian Theatre Company Tour. A classic black-comedy and a Broadway hit starring Boris Karloff before it was adapted for film with Cary Grant

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

2018 ReACT public readings: Buffoon By Anosh Irani

Felix was born into the circus. Both his parents are trapeze artists, but Felix is a clown. How did he turn into such a buffoon? Find out at Anosh Irani's new one-man show

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre | Free

Upintheair Theatre: A Brief History of Human Extinction

There’s something alive outside the facility, and it would very much like to come in..

Vancouver | Historic Theatrehttp: | 8:00 pm to 9:40 pm | Theatre

Mud Bay - Bringin' it on Home

Mud Bay roll back home on a wave of grit and groove

White Rock | Blue Frog Studios | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

Vancouver New Music’s 2018 Festival: Quartetti - a festival of string quartets

Seven world-class string quartets will perform at Vancouver New Music’s 2018 Festival. Quartetti features a line-up of versatile contemporary string quartets from Canada, the US and Europe

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Ghostly New Westminster Tour

Join us in BC's original capital for a spine-tingling journey through history and the paranormal

New Westminster | Hyack Square | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm

Navratri Festival: Dandiya Hi Dandiya

Danidya Hi Dandiya is going to be an amazing dance party you don't want to miss!

Surrey | Crystal At York | 8:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Dance

42 Annual BC Country Music Awards Weekend

The BC Country Music Association will be presenting 6 events as part of the 2018 BCCMA Awards Show weekend

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Show

Chris D'Elia: Follow the Leader 2018 Tour

Fresh off his hilarious Netflix special “Man on Fire,” Chris D’Elia, is coming to the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver to make audiences laugh with his sharp and quirky observations about the absurdities of life

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Show

Joe Ink presents Joe: A Solo Show

From Joe Ink, and Vancouver dance luminary Joe Laughlin, comes the world premiere of Joe: A Solo Show.

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Performing Arts

Surrey Little Theatre: Beer for Breakfast

A group of middle-aged buddies reunite for a "guys' weekend" in a snowed-in cabin to eat chili, drink beer, and relive the good old days. Despite divorce, unemployment, and a stroke, spirits are high until Jessie, the wife of absent friend Adrian, shows u

Surrey | Surrey Little Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Macan Band and Puzzle Band Live in Concert

Sabet Music presents Macan Band and Puzzle Band Live in Concert!!

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

East Van Opry 2018

Join us on Saturday, October 20 for one of #EastVan‘s favourite annual music events – the East Van Opry. Now in its sixth year!

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Soweto Gospel Choir - "Songs of the Free"

Caravan World Rhythms presents South Africa's Two-Time Grammy Award Winners The Soweto Gospel Choir

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Arts Club Theatre Company: Mustard

Join this angsty but loving family in a darkly comic tale about growing up, moving on, and finding magic where you least expect it that playwright Kat Sandler calls “writing for the Netflix generation”

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage - Arts Club | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Theatre

Arts Club Theatre Company: Sweat

See all sides in this powerful examination of a community that is formed and dissolved amidst the changing landscape of America

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Theatre

Diwali in BC: SACHA - A Vancouver Guldusta

A Vancouver Guldasta is an examination of common experience, identifying home, and processing trauma

Vancouver | Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:40 pm | Theatre

Vagabond Players: The Haunting of Hill House

Cut off from the outside world by its remote location and shunned by all who know its forbidding and sinister reputation, Hill House has remained empty and silent except for the daily visits of its grumbling caretaker, Mrs. Dudley

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Kill Me Now by Brad Fraser

Jake is a single dad and cares for his teen son Joey, who has as a severe disability. Handling Joey’s puberty is hard enough, but when Jake develops a serious medical condition, he becomes the one to rely on the people around him

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

The Shakespeare Show

10th Anniversary Production of one of Monster Theatre's most revered plays

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:50 pm | Theatre

Comedy Basement Showcase Saturdays - Stand-up Comedy Pro/Am

The Comedy Basement Saturday Showcase features a new and specially curated lineup of Vancouver's funniest pro & up-and-coming stand-up comedians every Saturday night at Goldies Pizza!

Vancouver | Comedy Basement at Goldies | 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Comedy

Big Sugar

Gordie Johnson takes his signature double neck Gibson guitar playing to Big Sugar’s new album “PLANETS…FOR THE WEARY TRAVELER”

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 9:30 pm to 11:55 pm | Music

HUSTLAween!

HUSTLAWEEN With the OG Hustla DJ Jef Leppard and one of the city’s OG queer hip hop DJ Teairah Guy

Vancouver | Emerald Supper Club | 10:00 pm to 2:00 am | Party

Carmelahhh Presents: Are You Afraid of the Goosebumps?

Carmelahhh Presents: Are You Afraid of The Goosebumps? will weave for you many classics tales of horror, while binding them together with laughs to create the perfect metaphorical paperback to get you in the spirit for Halloween!

Vancouver | Little Mountain Comedy Department | 10:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Comedy

Shakespeare After Dark: The Bard Improvised and Twisted

Shakespeare After Dark is the highbrow fusion of Shakespeare served with a side of improvisational mischief

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 10:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Theatre

October 21, 2018

Sun

50th Anniversary Celebration Weekend

We’re turning 50 - help us celebrate! Bring the entire family out and enjoy our programming and special activities on Saturday and Sunday

Vancouver | H.R. MacMillan Space Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Family

Kevin Schmidt - exhibition

Kevin Schmidt is a British Columbia–based artist whose multidisciplinary practice embodies the do-it-yourself sensibilities of an amateur inventor

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? - exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? is an exhibition that presents the performance art and ongoing collaborations of Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

Durga Puja 2018

Utsab Executive Committee cordially invites you to join us for the biggest celebration of the year Durga Puja 2018

Burnaby | Shiv Mandir | 11:00 am to 3:30 pm | Family

Thriller Flashmob: Parade of Lost Souls

Let’s party like it’s 1899…learn the original choreography of Michael Jackson’s record setting break out hit Thriller! Come to at least two of the three workshops, if you can

Vancouver | Britannia Community Services Centre | 12:00 am to 2:30 pm | Dance

Diwali in BC: A Vancouver Guldusta

A Vancouver Guldasta is an examination of common experience, identifying home, and processing trauma

Vancouver | Culture Lab | 2:00 pm to 3:40 pm | Theatre

Diwali Fest: Diwali Downtown - Surrey

Join us for our 15th Annual community celebration of the Festival of Lights! Indulge in live music and dance performances, visit our Rangoli zone and create art in our Family Art zone - fun for the entire family!

Surrey | Surrey City Hall | 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Family | Free

Dance Allsorts: Immigrant Lessons

Immigrant Lessons is a dance/art collective created to promote cultural pluralism through: dance, music, fashion, and visual design. It is the soul child of the collaborative efforts of two professional artists, Kevin Fraser and Alyssa Amarshi

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 2:00 pm to 3:15 pm | Dance

Arts Club Theatre Company: Sweat By Lynn Nottage

See all sides in this powerful examination of a community that is formed and dissolved amidst the changing landscape of America

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Theatre

Vagabond Players: The Haunting of Hill House

Cut off from the outside world by its remote location and shunned by all who know its forbidding and sinister reputation, Hill House has remained empty and silent except for the daily visits of its grumbling caretaker, Mrs. Dudley

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Brad Fraser: Kill Me Now

Jake is a single dad and cares for his teen son Joey, who has as a severe disability. Handling Joey’s puberty is hard enough, but when Jake develops a serious medical condition, he becomes the one to rely on the people around him

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Theatre

VanDusen Glow in the Garden

VanDusen Glow in the Garden invites you to join us this Halloween season for an adventure through a whimsical garden with curious twists and magical moments from the classic tale Hänsel and Gretel

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Fort Langley's Grave Tales

Join our expert storytellers for a two- or three-hour program of spine-chilling stories, as you walk through the Fort Langley village at night.

Langley | Fort Langley National Historic Site | 6:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Books

Lava Presents Mumbai Local

Come join us & enjoy an amazing nights of Bollywood Singing!

Surrey | Royal King Palace | 6:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

el Santo CAN

Every fall, el Santo hosts a fundraising event where guests are treated to live music and entertainment, a multi-course dinner with drink pairings, exciting guest speakers, and both silent and live auctions

New Westminster | El Santo | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Food / Wine

Mbombo ~ African Healing Rhythms Journey for Women

Experience African Wisdom Teachings for daily living in the Modern World and the Healing Powers of African Rhythm Therapy

Vancouver | Bridge & Enrich Lives Society | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Active Life / Health

42nd Annual BC Country Music Awards

BC Country Music Association Presents the 2018 BCCMA Awards Show

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

Halloween Mystery Nights

Solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown this Halloween season. Sign up in teams of 2-5 players to play Vancouver Mysteries game Crime in Downtown and compete for prizes

Vancouver | Vancouver Mysteries | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Vancouver - Thoda Saaf Bol By Abhishek Upmanyu

A Delhi boy who hardly qualifies to be one (he writes haikus and doesn’t drive a scorpio), Abhishek Upmanyu is one of the finest young comedians in the country, representing fresh new talent on the scene

Abbotsford | Matsqui Centennial Auditorium | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Comedy

BØRNS with Twin Shadow

Indie darling BØRNS puts an unexpected twist on pop music by incorporating ‘70s glam rock with electronica elements to make super catchy tracks. Building on the grandiose rock sound of bands like T

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Goran Bregović and His Wedding and Funeral Band

Anyone who has experienced a concert by Balkan virtuoso Goran Bregović knows that they are triumphant affairs, expressing a love of music that is utterly infectious

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

Anything But at Heritage Grill

Rachel Dvir will be kicking off the night with her unique looping style. Anything But will be doing two full sets, LOTS of original music, and be prepared to get up and shake your booty

New Westminster | The Heritage Grill | 8:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Music | Free

Fistful of Kicks: Epic Anime Improv

Sharpen your Zanpakutos, strap into your Gundam suits, and prepare your most stylish, gravity and physics-defying hair because Fistful of Kicks is back with a brand-new ANIME improv comedy show!

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

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Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 9:00 pm to 11:55 pm | Music

October 22, 2018

Mon

Kevin Schmidt - exhibition

Kevin Schmidt is a British Columbia–based artist whose multidisciplinary practice embodies the do-it-yourself sensibilities of an amateur inventor

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? - exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? is an exhibition that presents the performance art and ongoing collaborations of Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

VanDusen Glow in the Garden

VanDusen Glow in the Garden invites you to join us this Halloween season for an adventure through a whimsical garden with curious twists and magical moments from the classic tale Hänsel and Gretel

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Family Movie Night

This is a new series of events dedicated to young Italian families. Bring your young ones to the Centre to see the iconic movie E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (Spielberg, 1982) dubbed in Italian, and enjoy some pasta with other families

Vancouver | Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre | 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Film

Art of plant-based cheese making with Karen McAthy

Join Chef Karen McAthy, founder of Blue Heron, and author of The Art of Plant-based Cheesemaking in learning how to make cultured, fresh, vegan cheese!

Vancouver | Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Cooking

Jack Semple Band

Jack Semple is one of those rare guitar players who leaves a crowd speechless, one of those players who leaves a crowd in total astonishment, in absolute awe of what they have just experienced

White Rock | Blue Frog Studios | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Music

Jeff Martin - Front Man of the Tea Party

A critically acclaimed guitarist, singer and songwriter, JEFF MARTIN, has music and melody in his bloodlines. He is an artist that transcends typical musical genres, and his music is somewhat a healer for fans across the globe.

White Rock | Blue Frog Studios | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Halloween Mystery Nights

Solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown this Halloween season. Sign up in teams of 2-5 players to play Vancouver Mysteries game Crime in Downtown and compete for prizes

Vancouver | Vancouver Mysteries | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Unsettled: workshop presentation and panel discussion

Join us for a workshop presentation of this theatrical work in progress. We want your feedback

Vancouver | KW Studios | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Workshop

Hozier

Andrew Hozier-Byrne, known professionally by the mononym Hozier, is an Irish musician, singer and songwriter from County Wicklow

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

SEETHER

Poison The Parish World Tour with guests

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 9:00 pm to 11:55 pm | Music

Sam Pace and the Gilded Grit in Vancouver

Sam Pace was born and raised in Milwaukee, WI. Growing up he quenched his musical thirst with everything from oldies to classic rock to golden age hip-hop. When he picked up the guitar at age 15 he had simultaneously began his love affair with the blues.

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 9:30 pm to 0:30 am | Music

October 23, 2018

Tue

The Art of Leadership Vancouver 2018

The Art of Leadership brings together the most respected names in thought leadership in an environment that inspires action

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | Lecture

Kevin Schmidt - exhibition

Kevin Schmidt is a British Columbia–based artist whose multidisciplinary practice embodies the do-it-yourself sensibilities of an amateur inventor

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? - exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? is an exhibition that presents the performance art and ongoing collaborations of Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

VanDusen Glow in the Garden

VanDusen Glow in the Garden invites you to join us this Halloween season for an adventure through a whimsical garden with curious twists and magical moments from the classic tale Hänsel and Gretel

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

An evening with Chantal Hébert

Join us for a Special Evening with political columnist Chantal Hébert as Visions Ouest Productions celebrate his 25th Anniversary

Vancouver | SFU Woodward’s | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Lecture

VHS 2018 - Vancouver Horror Show Film Festival

Join us for the inaugural Vancouver Horror Show Film Festival (VHS) premiering at the Cinematheque theatre in downtown Vancouver! In its first year, the VHS will be premiering short horror films, with a red carpet gala to start off the night

Vancouver | The Cinematheque | 6:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Festival

CBC Massey Lectures 2018: All Our Relations Tanya Talaga

Prize-winning journalist Tanya Talaga (Seven Fallen Feathers) explores the legacy of cultural genocide against Indigenous peoples, in Canada and elsewhere, in her 2018 CBC Massey Lectures—All Our Relations: Finding the Path Forward

Vancouver | York Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Lecture

Halloween Mystery Nights

Solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown this Halloween season. Sign up in teams of 2-5 players to play Vancouver Mysteries game Crime in Downtown and compete for prizes

Vancouver | Vancouver Mysteries | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Story Story Lie: Grave Decisions

This halloween we have spooky stories at our hit storytelling game show. One of these scary stories will be a lie. Guaranteed the best night out!

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

Kill Me Now by Brad Fraser

Jake is a single dad and cares for his teen son Joey, who has as a severe disability. Handling Joey’s puberty is hard enough, but when Jake develops a serious medical condition, he becomes the one to rely on the people around him

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Theatre

Arts Club Theatre Company: Sweat

See all sides in this powerful examination of a community that is formed and dissolved amidst the changing landscape of America

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

The Piano Teacher

Erin, a concert pianist, hasn’t touched a piano since her husband died. As Elaine, a piano teacher, gently reacquaints Erin with her instrument, other life changes follow. A simple update to Erin’s home, for instance, brings the unexpected companionship o

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Noah Cyrus

Platinum-selling artist Noah Cyrus will embark on her first-ever headlining run this fall across the U.S. and Canada, titled “The Good Cry Tour.”

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 8:00 pm to 11:55 pm | Music

Improv Against Humanity: Halloween Hilarity

Join The Fictionals and special guests for horror-themed CAH comedy, an audience costume contest with prizes, and mini-chocolate bars! Dress up and come on down!

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

October 24, 2018

Wed

Contemporary Art Bus Tour

Discover new art and make new friends! Hop on our bus to visit four solo exhibits at Richmond Art Gallery, Burnaby Art Gallery, and The Gallery in Queen's Park (New Westminster)

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 9:00 am to 3:00 pm | Visual Arts

Kevin Schmidt - exhibition

Kevin Schmidt is a British Columbia–based artist whose multidisciplinary practice embodies the do-it-yourself sensibilities of an amateur inventor

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? - exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? is an exhibition that presents the performance art and ongoing collaborations of Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

Kill Me Now by Brad Fraser

Jake is a single dad and cares for his teen son Joey, who has as a severe disability. Handling Joey’s puberty is hard enough, but when Jake develops a serious medical condition, he becomes the one to rely on the people around him

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm | Theatre

Arts Club Theatre Company: Sweat By Lynn Nottage

See all sides in this powerful examination of a community that is formed and dissolved amidst the changing landscape of America

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

VanDusen Glow in the Garden

VanDusen Glow in the Garden invites you to join us this Halloween season for an adventure through a whimsical garden with curious twists and magical moments from the classic tale Hänsel and Gretel

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Fort Langley's Grave Tales

Join our expert storytellers for a two- or three-hour program of spine-chilling stories, as you walk through the Fort Langley village at night.

Langley | Fort Langley National Historic Site | 6:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Books

The Ultimate Hipster, from Spec Theatre

Way Off-Broadway Wednesday is the site for an exciting launch of cutting edge technology that flawlessly combines artificial intelligence, robotic engineering, and coffee culture...?!?

New Westminster | The Heritage Grill | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Theatre

Pasta making series: ravioli & tortelloni

Chef and Pasta Master Sergio Cinti will teach you all the secrets of egg pasta making. Originally from Bologna, the motherland of egg pasta, Sergio will share his knowledge with you and turn you into a pasta master

Vancouver | Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre | 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Cooking

Classic Scary Movie Marathon

Take a seat in the farmhouse parlour at night to watch some of the very first scary movies ever made. Snack on popcorn and hot chocolate and revel at the early special effects

Surrey | Historic Stewart Farm | 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Film | Free

CBC Massey Lectures 2018: All Our Relations Tanya Talaga

Prize-winning journalist Tanya Talaga (Seven Fallen Feathers) explores the legacy of cultural genocide against Indigenous peoples, in Canada and elsewhere, in her 2018 CBC Massey Lectures—All Our Relations: Finding the Path Forward

Vancouver | York Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Lecture

The Eagle and the Condor: From Standing Rock with Love

Join us for a screening of the new film The Eagle and the Condor: From Standing Rock with Love from Director Kahsto'sera'a Paulette Moore

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Film | Free

Halloween Mystery Nights

Solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown this Halloween season. Sign up in teams of 2-5 players to play Vancouver Mysteries game Crime in Downtown and compete for prizes

Vancouver | Vancouver Mysteries | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Pumpkin Carving Contest

Sharpen your knives and get ready to put your slicing, dicing, and carving skills to the test. Join us for Pumpkin Carving at all BC JRG Public Houses

Coquitlam | Townhall Public House Coquitlam | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Workshop

Arts Club Theatre Company: Sweat

See all sides in this powerful examination of a community that is formed and dissolved amidst the changing landscape of America

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre: The Ones We Leave Behind

From the writer of the smash-hit Dirty Old Woman, comes a new play about the redemptive power of human connection

Vancouver | Historic Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm | Theatre

The Piano Teacher

Erin, a concert pianist, hasn’t touched a piano since her husband died. As Elaine, a piano teacher, gently reacquaints Erin with her instrument, other life changes follow. A simple update to Erin’s home, for instance, brings the unexpected companionship o

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Fraser Valley Comedy Festival presents The Big Show in the Fort

The Langley Fine Arts School and Fraser Valley Comedy Festival present The Big Show in the Fort

Langley | Chief Sepass Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

Improv Against Humanity: Halloween Hilarity

Improv Against Humanity celebrates the spooky season with Halloween Hilarity at the Rio Theatre!

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

Kill Me Now by Brad Fraser

Jake is a single dad and cares for his teen son Joey, who has as a severe disability. Handling Joey’s puberty is hard enough, but when Jake develops a serious medical condition, he becomes the one to rely on the people around him

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Roast Battle Vancouver: A Roast Spooktacular!

It’s October and Roast Battle Vancouver is back with a Roast Spooktacular! This month will feature all the usual tricks including another edition of our new Compliment Battle!

Vancouver | Little Mountain Gallery | 9:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Comedy

The Jen Hodge All Stars

It's Wednesday! Time to get your swing on, so strap on your dancing shoes and join us at Guilt & Company for a night of jazzy goodness!

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 9:00 pm to 12:30 am | Music

October 25, 2018

Thu

Kevin Schmidt - exhibition

Kevin Schmidt is a British Columbia–based artist whose multidisciplinary practice embodies the do-it-yourself sensibilities of an amateur inventor

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? - exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? is an exhibition that presents the performance art and ongoing collaborations of Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

Wiggle Wiggle Wiggle!

It's Wiggle Time! It's an exciting new era for The Wiggles with a new generation of Wiggles fans singing and dancing with Anthony (Blue), Emma (Yellow), Lachy (Purple) and Simon (Red)!

Vancouver | Orpheum Theatre | 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm | Kids

VanDusen Glow in the Garden

VanDusen Glow in the Garden invites you to join us this Halloween season for an adventure through a whimsical garden with curious twists and magical moments from the classic tale Hänsel and Gretel

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Free Film Screening. Reception Catered by Tayybeh

Join us for the screening of Soufra, an inspirational story about a team of refugee women in Lebanon that defy all odds and launch a successful catering company, Soufra, and expand it into a food truck business

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Film

Woodward's Community Singers Fall 2018 Workshops

Everyone Deserves Music: Come Raise Your Voice With Us For A Dose Of Collective Joy!

Vancouver | 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm | Workshop | Free

Fort Langley's Grave Tales

Join our expert storytellers for a two- or three-hour program of spine-chilling stories, as you walk through the Fort Langley village at night.

Langley | Fort Langley National Historic Site | 6:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Books

Creative Skill Share

Join us as we hang out and make art! During these free drop-in sessions, our goal is to empower young people to develop and lead art projects

Surrey | Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Workshop | Free

Sourdough Bread Workshop

Join Fabrizio in this intimate hands-on class to learn how to bake the perfect sourdough bread. During this workshop, you will learn the basics of bread making without the help of any fancy equipment so that you can easily reproduce it at home

Vancouver | Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre | 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Food / Wine

Fusion Ensemble: A Course for Intermediate Level Musicians

This course will offer unique opportunities to musicians and singers to expand the horizons of your art forms

Vancouver | VSO School of Music | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Music

Halloween Mystery Nights

Solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown this Halloween season. Sign up in teams of 2-5 players to play Vancouver Mysteries game Crime in Downtown and compete for prizes

Vancouver | Vancouver Mysteries | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Classic Book Club: Bram Stoker's Dracula

Cozy in for a dark discussion about the 1897 classic Dracula

Surrey | Historic Stewart Farm | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Books

Arts Club Theatre Company: Sweat

See all sides in this powerful examination of a community that is formed and dissolved amidst the changing landscape of America

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe

A pack of teenage girls prepares for battle on the soccer field. Who will come out on top?

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre: The Ones We Leave Behind

From the writer of the smash-hit Dirty Old Woman, comes a new play about the redemptive power of human connection

Vancouver | Historic Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm | Theatre

The Piano Teacher

Erin, a concert pianist, hasn’t touched a piano since her husband died. As Elaine, a piano teacher, gently reacquaints Erin with her instrument, other life changes follow. A simple update to Erin’s home, for instance, brings the unexpected companionship o

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Ghostly New Westminster Tour

Join us in BC's original capital for a spine-tingling journey through history and the paranormal

New Westminster | Hyack Square | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm

Arctic Monkeys with guests Mini Mansions

Arctic Monkeys are an English rock band formed in 2002 in High Green, a suburb of Sheffield

Vancouver | Pacific Coliseum | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Surrey Little Theatre: Beer for Breakfast

A group of middle-aged buddies reunite for a "guys' weekend" in a snowed-in cabin to eat chili, drink beer, and relive the good old days. Despite divorce, unemployment, and a stroke, spirits are high until Jessie, the wife of absent friend Adrian, shows u

Surrey | Surrey Little Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Ty Segall - Biltmore Cabaret

Ty Segall (solo acoustic) with Shannon Lay. Ty Garrett Segall is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter and record producer

Vancouver | The Biltmore Cabaret | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Folk Road Show + Andrew Phelan @ Fox Cabaret

After over a year of playing festivals, clubs and street corners across the European continent, the Folk Road Show are finally coming back to Vancouver for one extraordinary night

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 8:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Performing Arts

Vagabond Players: The Haunting of Hill House

Cut off from the outside world by its remote location and shunned by all who know its forbidding and sinister reputation, Hill House has remained empty and silent except for the daily visits of its grumbling caretaker, Mrs. Dudley

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Kill Me Now by Brad Fraser

Jake is a single dad and cares for his teen son Joey, who has as a severe disability. Handling Joey’s puberty is hard enough, but when Jake develops a serious medical condition, he becomes the one to rely on the people around him

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

The Shakespeare Show

10th Anniversary Production of one of Monster Theatre's most revered plays

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:50 pm | Theatre

The Bomb Shelter Comedy Open Mic

Every week we feature a diverse array of stand-up comedians and other comedic performers, from here in Vancouver, and all over the world! Come on down and watch a marathon of hilarity every Thursday, or do a set yourself

Vancouver | Comedy Basement at Goldies | 8:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Comedy | Free

GroundUp feat. Tim Fuller

Get down with GroundUp featuring Tim Fuller, performing at Guilt and Co Thursday March 29th. He will cruise through R&B and Hip Hop hits of the 90’s, performing tracks by 112, Dr. Dre, Usher, Jodeci, and many others

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 9:30 pm to 0:30 am | Music

THE INTERNET

Hive Mind Tour with guests

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 9:30 pm to 11:55 pm | Music

Zombie Apocalypse by Cabana Lounge

The Zombie Apocalypse is coming Thursday October 25th to cabana lounge! Vancity's busiest Thursday night kicks off Halloween week with a party to end the world!

Vancouver | Cabana Lounge | 10:00 pm to 2:00 am | Party

October 26, 2018

Fri

Youth Speak Up

If you're age 13-18 or in grade 8-12, join us at City Hall for a day of workshops and activities to discuss community topics that are important to you and your community

Surrey | Surrey City Hall | Kids | Free

Kevin Schmidt - exhibition

Kevin Schmidt is a British Columbia–based artist whose multidisciplinary practice embodies the do-it-yourself sensibilities of an amateur inventor

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? - exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? is an exhibition that presents the performance art and ongoing collaborations of Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

VanDusen Glow in the Garden

VanDusen Glow in the Garden invites you to join us this Halloween season for an adventure through a whimsical garden with curious twists and magical moments from the classic tale Hänsel and Gretel

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

ABRA Cadabra: A Tribute to ABBA

The Music of ABBA & Elton John come to the Bell Performing Arts Centre on October 26, 2018 with the premier ABBA tribute 'ABRA Cadabra', and 'The Piano Man', a tribute to Elton John

Surrey | Bell Performing Arts Centre | 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Family Nights in Cloverdale. Halloween Pumpkin Carving

Looking for plans on Friday nights? Join us for an evening filled with family-fun at recreation facilities in Cloverdale!

Surrey | Cloverdale Recreation Centre | 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm | Family | Free

Japanese Poets North of the 49th

Come and join the Tasai Collective as they present their third annual poetry event, ‘Japanese Poets North of 49th’

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Performing Arts

Fort Langley's Grave Tales

Join our expert storytellers for a two- or three-hour program of spine-chilling stories, as you walk through the Fort Langley village at night.

Langley | Fort Langley National Historic Site | 6:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Books

Haunted Halloween

Visit our spooky Halloween Haunted Houses and enjoy trick or treating, crafts, and other fun activities!

Vancouver | Sunset Community Centre | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Kids

GSBC presents Navratri Celebration 2018

GSBC is pleased to be hosting three days of Navratri on October 12, 13 and 17, 2018. Our Senior Ladies Cooking Team will be preparing a full Gujarati meal and pooja will be performed by our esteemed Shri Pundit Sharadbhai Shastri

Surrey | Riverside Signature | 6:30 pm to 1:00 am | Party

Me Love Bingo! Trick and Treat Episode!

We're baaaaack! Me Love Bingo! returns to Russian Hall for a frightfully fun night, all in support of Theatre Replacement! We take the ol' timey game of luck, and amp it up to 11!

Vancouver | Russian Hall | 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Charity / Fundraising

Motown Show & the Hitsville USA Band

During the 1960's, Motown Records achieved spectacular success with a sound that transformed America

White Rock | Blue Frog Studios | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Actors with special guests Creux Lies and Melted Mirror

Jacknife Sound Presents an early evening of post-punk goodness at the Fox Cabaret and you're invited!

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Dance

88rising: 88 Degrees & Rising Tour

88RISING 88 Degrees & Rising Tour: Featuring Rich Brian, Joji, Keith Ape, Higher Brothers, KOHH, Niki, August 08, Don Krez

Vancouver | Pacific Coliseum | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Halloween Mystery Nights

Solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown this Halloween season. Sign up in teams of 2-5 players to play Vancouver Mysteries game Crime in Downtown and compete for prizes

Vancouver | Vancouver Mysteries | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Rahul Subramanian & Kunal Kamra Stand Up comedy

LOL Stars “Rahul Subramanian” & “Kunal Kamra” are going to take over Vancouver for the first time to bring to you an unforgettable evening full of laughter

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Comedy

Julianne Chapple: Suffix

Julianne Chapple’s strikingly original work interweaves movement, sound, lighting and film, probing the edges of the body’s mobility to the point of abstraction, and creating surreal imagery

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Dance

Fright Night On The Fraser

Join us this Halloween for great music, and prizes & giveaways for best costumes! Fright Night on the Fraser is a famous Paddlewheeler Riverboat Tours tradition

New Westminster | Paddlewheeler Riverboat Tours | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Party

Tinder Tales Live in the Comedy Basement at Goldies

Professional/Amateur Daters, Storytellers, Comedians & everyday people confess their most outrageous and hilarious Tinder Tales and other dating fails live on stage

Vancouver | Comedy Basement at Goldies | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Comedy

Arsenic and Old Lace

Part of the Royal Canadian Theatre Company Tour. A classic black-comedy and a Broadway hit starring Boris Karloff before it was adapted for film with Cary Grant

Surrey | Surrey Arts | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Spirit of Hungary - 1848

The Hungarian National Dance Ensemble (Magyar Nemzeti Táncegyüttes), in its original form, was established in 1949 and has been touring the World with significant success

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Dance

The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe

A pack of teenage girls prepares for battle on the soccer field. Who will come out on top?

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

VSO Masterworks Gold: Featuring violinist Scott St. John

The great Canadian violinist Scott St. John makes a welcome return to the VSO to perform the lush and moving Korngold Violin Concerto

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre: The Ones We Leave Behind

From the writer of the smash-hit Dirty Old Woman, comes a new play about the redemptive power of human connection

Vancouver | Historic Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm | Theatre

The Piano Teacher

Erin, a concert pianist, hasn’t touched a piano since her husband died. As Elaine, a piano teacher, gently reacquaints Erin with her instrument, other life changes follow. A simple update to Erin’s home, for instance, brings the unexpected companionship o

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Brunch: A Comedy Show - Are We Goth Now?

Kerri Donaldson & Allie Entwistle present Brunch: A Comedy Show. An improv and sketch comedy show brought to you by two women who never had an "edgy" phase & spent too many years shopping at Gap Kids

Vancouver | Little Mountain Gallery | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Comedy

BusyBody by Metro Theatre

Metro Theatre is excited to bring BUSYBODY written by Jack Popplewell and directed by Rebecca Walters. In this brilliant crime comedy, cleaning lady Lily Piper finds the dead body of Richard Marshall, her own employer

Vancouver | Metro Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

The Calendar's Halloween Party 19+

Calling all the party animals who are ready to go full send this spooky season. Something mysterious is coming to our campus pub. Something so eerie and unnerving it will stop you in your tracks

Vancouver | Koerner's Pub on UBC Campus | 8:00 pm to 1:00 am | Party

Company Wang Ramirez (France): Borderline

Gravity turns elastic in Wang Ramirez’s sensational new work Borderline that combines b-boy dance battles with the soaring movement of Wuxia martial arts, to trace a line between chaos and control

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Dance

Ghostly New Westminster Tour

Join us in BC's original capital for a spine-tingling journey through history and the paranormal

New Westminster | Hyack Square | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm

Don't Shoot Me, I'm Only the Piano Player

If you want to hear brilliant piano music and laugh yourself silly at the same time, David Scheel’s hit show is a must-see

Surrey | Surrey City Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

The Nightmare Before Christmas Live in Concert at the Rio

The Nightmare Before Christmas Live in Concert features some of Vancouver's finest musical theatre talent in a two night only staged concert with musical direction and arrangements by Matt Grinke, and costume design by Shayan Naziripour

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Surrey Little Theatre: Beer for Breakfast

A group of middle-aged buddies reunite for a "guys' weekend" in a snowed-in cabin to eat chili, drink beer, and relive the good old days. Despite divorce, unemployment, and a stroke, spirits are high until Jessie, the wife of absent friend Adrian, shows u

Surrey | Surrey Little Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Goosebumps - An Evening With R.L. Stine

Come out and celebrate the world renowned author behind the Goosebumps books and many more scary titles. This event will start off with a lecture from R.L. about his life and career, followed by an audience Q&A

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Books

Arts Club Theatre Company: Sweat

See all sides in this powerful examination of a community that is formed and dissolved amidst the changing landscape of America

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Theatre

Vagabond Players: The Haunting of Hill House

Cut off from the outside world by its remote location and shunned by all who know its forbidding and sinister reputation, Hill House has remained empty and silent except for the daily visits of its grumbling caretaker, Mrs. Dudley

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Kill Me Now by Brad Fraser

Jake is a single dad and cares for his teen son Joey, who has as a severe disability. Handling Joey’s puberty is hard enough, but when Jake develops a serious medical condition, he becomes the one to rely on the people around him

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

The Shakespeare Show

10th Anniversary Production of one of Monster Theatre's most revered plays

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:50 pm | Theatre

Halloween in Havana Mangos

Halloween in Havana

Vancouver | Mangos Lounge | 9:00 pm to 3:00 am | Party

BANNERS

with guests The Brummies

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 9:00 pm to 11:55 pm | Music

Cirque Noir gets Freaky 2018 - Halloween at Imperial

Now in it's 7th year, Cirque continues to be Vancouver's most sought after nightlife event on Halloween weekend

Vancouver | Imperial Vancouver | 9:00 pm to 2:00 am | Dance

Scream: A Haunted Halloween Party

This Halloween, AMS Events has you sorted with the largest Halloween party UBC has ever seen. We’re taking over the Nest for the multistage event of your worst nightmares

Vancouver | AMS Student Nest | 9:00 pm to 2:00 am | Dance

Suffix - Julianne Chapple

Julianne Chapple’s strikingly original work interweaves movement, sound, lighting and film, probing the edges of the body’s mobility to the point of abstraction, and creating surreal imagery

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Dance

Dawn of The Dead Halloween inside 90%90's Fridays

We’re going back into time with this popular old school brand; 90%90’s which of course is a focus on 90’s however this night will also feature music from the early 2000’s, maybe more than just 10%.

Vancouver | Library Square Public House | 9:30 pm to 2:00 am | Party | Free

House Of Balloons Halloween Massive

Featuring clowns in action with DJs Physik, Hypnotiq & Firespin playing nothing but the best in Hip-Hop, Rap, Trap & Remixes along with stimulating Halloween visuals on Vancouver's largest visual display system

Vancouver | Harbour Event Centre | 9:30 pm to 3:00 am | Party

Sexy Halloween by Cabana Lounge

On Friday October 26th we're inviting you to join us for a night where we celebrate the naughty side of Halloween! Use your imagination and show us what Sexy Halloween means to you

Vancouver | Cabana Lounge | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Party

Mr. Terror’s Drive-In of Blood

Join us for a night of giggles and ghouls as we improvise back to back vintage horror movies inspired by masters of the macabre Vincent Price, Elvira, and Christopher Lee

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 10:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Theatre

October 27, 2018

Sat

4th Annual Spooky Halloween Party!

Fiona's Halloween Party ALL DAY LONG! Join us anytime for drop in and play and take advantage of all our Halloween Activites!

Surrey | Fiona's - Clayton Heights | 9:00 am to 2:00 pm | Party | Free

Halloween in the Forest

You’re invited! Come in costume for…Halloween in the Forest, a free indoor/outdoor event!

Surrey | Surrey Nature Centre | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm | Family | Free

Halloween Spooktacular

Join us for our 7th Annual Halloween Spooktacular

Langley | Laughing Stock Ranch | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family

Creepy Crawly Halloween

Boo-o-o! Come in costume to the FRDC’s Creepy Crawly Halloween Event! For games, crafts, trick or treats and more

New Westminster | Fraser River Discovery Centre | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family

Kevin Schmidt - exhibition

Kevin Schmidt is a British Columbia–based artist whose multidisciplinary practice embodies the do-it-yourself sensibilities of an amateur inventor

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? - exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? is an exhibition that presents the performance art and ongoing collaborations of Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Port Moody Rock & Gem Club Show

Our 40th annual Rock and Gem Show and Sale titled, "Fascination - Personal Stories Behind the Passion for Stone"

Port Moody | Kyle Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Show

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Halloween 420 Farmers Market

Join us on Oct 27th, for the 1st annual Halloween 420 farmers market at Thornton Park in Vancouver, B.C. In previous years, the event took place at the Vancouver art gallery. Lets keep the tradition going

Vancouver | Thornton Park | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm | Market

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

Trick or Treat on North Road

Throw on your spookiest costume and come on down to North Road! Follow a map that will take you through Northgate Village and North Road Square Malls to find candy, fun activities, and a chance to win a spooky prize basket

Burnaby | Shoppers Drug Mart | 11:00 am to 2:00 pm | Family

Bulbs for Beauty

Help plant bulbs to beautify your local community!

Surrey | Cloverdale Recreation Centre | 11:00 am to 2:00 pm | Nature / Animals | Free

Trick or Treat on Hastings Street

Join us for our annual Trick or Treat on Hastings Street!

Vancouver | The East Village Vancouver | 12:00 am to 3:00 pm | Kids | Free

Clown Gym - Work it Out

This Is For Conditioning! Work Your Clown Muscles! Get Your Weekly Work Out Play Out Here With Us

Vancouver | Dusty Flower Shop | 12:00 am to 3:00 pm | Comedy

Halloween Havoc

3 rooms of entertainment, music and Halloween festivities! Featuring 20 plus bands, costumes, prizes, and much much more!

Surrey | The Flamingo | 12:00 am to 11:59 pm | Party

Haunted Farm Family Day

Drop in for a family friendly Halloween experience with games and candy for all ages

Surrey | Historic Stewart Farm | 12:00 am to 3:00 pm | Family | Free

Spooktacular Newton

BOO! Spooktacular Newton is back for another chilling day! Arrive in costume and ride the haunted train if you dare. Or play it safe and take part in fun crafts and games!

Surrey | Save-On-Foods | 12:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Halloween Carnival

Dress your kids up in their favourite costumes and bring them to this annual family event. Come and jump around on our bouncy equipment, play some exhowlarating games and do some Halloween crafts

Vancouver | Kerrisdale Community Centre | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Kids

Boo-seum

Join us for Halloween games and other activities

Surrey | Surrey Museum | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Family

Pacific Theatre: The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe

A pack of teenage girls prepares for battle on the soccer field. Who will come out on top?

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Drum Day

Free afternoon of Masterclasses and Performances with Craig Scott and Bernie Arai. Bring your sticks, ask us questions, get invited to play!

Vancouver | Vancouver Community College | 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Music | Free

The Ones We Leave Behind

From the writer of the smash-hit Dirty Old Woman, comes a new play about the redemptive power of human connection

Vancouver | Historic Theatre | 2:00 pm to 3:45 pm | Theatre

Halloween Howl at Place Maillardville Community Centre

Previously called Halloween Spooktacular. Join us for an afternoon of spooky games, crafts, face painting and so much more

Coquitlam | Place Maillardville Community Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Party

Concert: Tzo'kam and Sawagi Taiko

A unique collaboration of singing and drumming between the all-women Japanese drum group Sawagi Taiko and the First Nations performance group Tzo'kam

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Music | Free

The Nightmare Before Christmas LIVE in Concert

The Nightmare Before Christmas LIVE in Concert features some of Vancouver's finest musical theatre talent in a two night only staged concert with musical direction and arrangements by Matt Grinke, and costume design by Shayan Naziripour

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts

Arts Club Theatre Company: Sweat By Lynn Nottage

See all sides in this powerful examination of a community that is formed and dissolved amidst the changing landscape of America

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Theatre

Cemetery Tour

Bundle up and enjoy an informative tour with local historian Sue Bryant. Join us and hear the fascinating stories of the 133-year old Surrey Centre Cemetery. The day time tour is ideal for people with mobility issues or who prefer daylight

Surrey | Surrey Museum | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm | History

The Piano Teacher By Dorothy Dittrich

Erin, a concert pianist, hasn’t touched a piano since her husband died. As Elaine, a piano teacher, gently reacquaints Erin with her instrument, other life changes follow. A simple update to Erin’s home, for instance, brings the unexpected companionship o

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Performing Arts

Diwali Fest: Diwali Downtown - Vancouver

Join us for our 15th Annual community celebration of the Festival of Lights! Indulge in live music and dance performances, visit our Rangoli room and create art in our Family Art zone - fun for the entire family!

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Family

Family Halloween Cruise

Join us on the Paddlewheeler for our Family Halloween Cruise! The boat will be decorated and there will be treats for the kids and a face painting station! Costumes are encouraged!

New Westminster | Paddlewheeler Riverboat Tours | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Family

Brad Fraser: Kill Me Now

Jake is a single dad and cares for his teen son Joey, who has as a severe disability. Handling Joey’s puberty is hard enough, but when Jake develops a serious medical condition, he becomes the one to rely on the people around him

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Theatre

Trunk or Treat Halloween Event

A Trunk or Treat is a new way to trick or treat! It's safe, well-lit, fun and easy to do!

New Westminster | Royal City Cheer, Tumbling & Parkour | 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm | Party

Arsenic and Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring

Part of the Royal Canadian Theatre Company Tour. A classic black-comedy and a Broadway hit starring Boris Karloff before it was adapted for film with Cary Grant

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm | Theatre

So, How Should I Be?

Ddelivers a story for 10-14 year olds, but speaks to anyone who has ever thought..

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Theatre

VanDusen Glow in the Garden

VanDusen Glow in the Garden invites you to join us this Halloween season for an adventure through a whimsical garden with curious twists and magical moments from the classic tale Hänsel and Gretel

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

MYC 18th Annual Fundraising Dinner

MYC is having its 18th Annual Fundraising Dinner on Saturday, October 27 at the Crystal York Hall. The money raised will go towards youth programs, maintenance of the building and future operational support

Surrey | Crystal Banquet Hall | 5:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Charity / Fundraising

Night for All Souls

The first fires are lit at sundown, and throughout the evening the cemetery comes alive with music, poetry, and flickering candles

Vancouver | Mountain View Cemetery | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Fort Langley's Grave Tales

Join our expert storytellers for a two- or three-hour program of spine-chilling stories, as you walk through the Fort Langley village at night.

Langley | Fort Langley National Historic Site | 6:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Books

ZambIa's 54th Independence Aniversary

A Fun Filled Evening with African Music and Zambian Cultural Performance

Surrey | Aria Banquet and Convention Centre | 6:00 pm to 1:00 am | Party

Bright Sunset Chinese Dance Group

An evening of Chinese classical, ethnic and folk dance, showcasing the diversity of Chinese dance. "中国民族舞蹈"

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Dance | Free

All Science and Technology in Vancouver

North Vancouver | Persian Culture and Art Institute Association – PERCAI | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Lecture

Diwali in BC: Shyama

A Bharatanatyam interpretation of Tagore’s epic Bengali dance drama Shyama with original choreography by Jai Govinda

Vancouver | York Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Motown Show & the Hitsville USA Band

During the 1960's, Motown Records achieved spectacular success with a sound that transformed America

White Rock | Blue Frog Studios | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Vancouver Halloween Yacht Party 2018

Where Its At Entertainment Party Cruise presents HALLOWEEN BOAT PARTY

Vancouver | 750 Pacific Blvd | Party

Parade of Little Souls

Ho! ho! ho! Merry Halloween! May the little souls in our life light up the night with Magic and Realism! Parade of Little Souls is for the children who want to join in on the colourful and dazzling festivities!

Vancouver | Vancouver Public Library | 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Family

The Joy Formidable

The Joy Formidable is a Welsh alternative rock band, formed in 2007 in Mold, Flintshire and currently based in London, England. The band consists of Rhiannon "Ritzy" Bryan, Rhydian Dafydd and Matthew James Thomas

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Halloween Mystery Nights

Solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown this Halloween season. Sign up in teams of 2-5 players to play Vancouver Mysteries game Crime in Downtown and compete for prizes

Vancouver | Vancouver Mysteries | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Julianne Chapple: Suffix

Julianne Chapple’s strikingly original work interweaves movement, sound, lighting and film, probing the edges of the body’s mobility to the point of abstraction, and creating surreal imagery

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Dance

Fright Night On The Fraser

Join us this Halloween for great music, and prizes & giveaways for best costumes! Fright Night on the Fraser is a famous Paddlewheeler Riverboat Tours tradition

New Westminster | Paddlewheeler Riverboat Tours | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Party

Vancouver Opera: The Merry Widow

Vancouver Opera presents: The Merry Widow (Die Lustige Witwe) in this wonderfully lavish Art Nouveau production directed by Canadian Kelly Robinson (last at Vancouver Opera as director of the hit production of Evita)

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Opera

River District: Frankenweenie (2012)

SOUTH VANCOUVER! Halloween Drive-in movies are BACK at River District Vancouver... so load your BFFs and family into your vehicle and come enjoy a spooky night out with director Tim Burton's 2012 animated hit

Vancouver | Boundary Road and North Fraser Way | 7:30 pm to 9:15 pm | Film | Free

Arsenic and Old Lace

Part of the Royal Canadian Theatre Company Tour. A classic black-comedy and a Broadway hit starring Boris Karloff before it was adapted for film with Cary Grant

Surrey | Surrey Arts | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe

A pack of teenage girls prepares for battle on the soccer field. Who will come out on top?

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

VSO Masterworks Gold: Featuring violinist Scott St. John

The great Canadian violinist Scott St. John makes a welcome return to the VSO to perform the lush and moving Korngold Violin Concerto

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Cancun Halloween - The Red Room

The Biggest Latin Halloween In Vancouver More Than 700 Hundred People

Vancouver | The Red Room | 8:00 pm to 3:00 am | Party

Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre: The Ones We Leave Behind

From the writer of the smash-hit Dirty Old Woman, comes a new play about the redemptive power of human connection

Vancouver | Historic Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm | Theatre

The Piano Teacher

Erin, a concert pianist, hasn’t touched a piano since her husband died. As Elaine, a piano teacher, gently reacquaints Erin with her instrument, other life changes follow. A simple update to Erin’s home, for instance, brings the unexpected companionship o

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

International Halloween at Studio

International Halloween '18 will be one Of the busiest night of the year .. Latin Music - Hits Saturday Night... Dj Luis, Dj Rumpus

Vancouver | Studio Nightclub | 8:00 pm to 4:00 am | Party

BusyBody by Metro Theatre

Metro Theatre is excited to bring BUSYBODY written by Jack Popplewell and directed by Rebecca Walters. In this brilliant crime comedy, cleaning lady Lily Piper finds the dead body of Richard Marshall, her own employer

Vancouver | Metro Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

The Calendar's Halloween Party 19+

Calling all the party animals who are ready to go full send this spooky season. Something mysterious is coming to our campus pub. Something so eerie and unnerving it will stop you in your tracks

Vancouver | Koerner's Pub on UBC Campus | 8:00 pm to 1:00 am | Party

Garbage Sisters' Magical Neighbourhood: A Sketch Comedy Show

Amazing news!!! Beloved and definitely real public-access children's show "The Garbage Sisters' Magical Neighbourhood" is coming to the prestigious Little Mountain Gallery stage for an exclusive live taping October 27!

Vancouver | Little Mountain Gallery | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

Company Wang Ramirez (France): Borderline

Gravity turns elastic in Wang Ramirez’s sensational new work Borderline that combines b-boy dance battles with the soaring movement of Wuxia martial arts, to trace a line between chaos and control

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Dance

Ghostly New Westminster Tour

Join us in BC's original capital for a spine-tingling journey through history and the paranormal

New Westminster | Hyack Square | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm

The Nightmare Before Christmas Live in Concert at the Rio

The Nightmare Before Christmas Live in Concert features some of Vancouver's finest musical theatre talent in a two night only staged concert with musical direction and arrangements by Matt Grinke, and costume design by Shayan Naziripour

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Surrey Little Theatre: Beer for Breakfast

A group of middle-aged buddies reunite for a "guys' weekend" in a snowed-in cabin to eat chili, drink beer, and relive the good old days. Despite divorce, unemployment, and a stroke, spirits are high until Jessie, the wife of absent friend Adrian, shows u

Surrey | Surrey Little Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Arts Club Theatre Company: Sweat

See all sides in this powerful examination of a community that is formed and dissolved amidst the changing landscape of America

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Theatre

Vagabond Players: The Haunting of Hill House

Cut off from the outside world by its remote location and shunned by all who know its forbidding and sinister reputation, Hill House has remained empty and silent except for the daily visits of its grumbling caretaker, Mrs. Dudley

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Kill Me Now by Brad Fraser

Jake is a single dad and cares for his teen son Joey, who has as a severe disability. Handling Joey’s puberty is hard enough, but when Jake develops a serious medical condition, he becomes the one to rely on the people around him

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

The Shakespeare Show

10th Anniversary Production of one of Monster Theatre's most revered plays

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:50 pm | Theatre

Comedy Basement Showcase Saturdays - Stand-up Comedy Pro/Am

The Comedy Basement Saturday Showcase features a new and specially curated lineup of Vancouver's funniest pro & up-and-coming stand-up comedians every Saturday night at Goldies Pizza!

Vancouver | Comedy Basement at Goldies | 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Comedy

Beaumont 2018 Halloween Space Lounge Lizards

Three rooms, three planets. Get ready for a ride!

Vancouver | The Beaumont Studios | 8:30 pm to 3:00 am | Dance

Mangos Halloween '18

Mangos Halloween 2018 will be one Of the busiest night of the year .. Latin Music - Hits Saturday Night... DJ RUMPUS, CACHETE AND GUEST ON ROTATION

Vancouver | Mangos | 9:00 pm to 3:00 am | Party

Alpha Delta Phi Presents: Hall-o-Lean

Your typical frat Halloween party returns! Warm keg beer, washed up Chads, and people that don't have enough friends to make other plans!

Vancouver | Alpha Delta Phi - BC Chapter | 9:00 pm to 3:00 am | Party

12th annual Halloween Costume Ball

Now in its 12th year, the annual Halloween Costume Ball has become one of the most legendary events in Vancouver. It’s the spookiest place to party on Halloween Weekend!

Vancouver | Science World at TELUS World of Science | 9:00 pm to 2:00 am | Party

Electric Flower Circus - Halloween LED Madness

Electric Flower Circus is back and it's Halloween LED Madness! Come and get your glow on with your crazy, cool and most creative LED and Blacklight costumes! Make sure to rest up cause the dance floor is going to be hopping non-stop all night!

Vancouver | Commercial Drive Legion | 9:00 pm to 2:30 am | Dance

FUNKOWEEN

Westwood Recording Presents: FUNKOWEEN - A Halloween Costume Party

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 9:00 pm to 11:55 pm | Music

Suffix - Julianne Chapple

Julianne Chapple’s strikingly original work interweaves movement, sound, lighting and film, probing the edges of the body’s mobility to the point of abstraction, and creating surreal imagery

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Dance

Ezra Kwizera

Ezra Kwizera’s music carries the spark of life of someone who has seen and survived hardship, war, poverty, and growing up as a Rwandan refugee in Uganda

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 10:00 pm to 1:30 am | Music

The List: Halloween Edition

The List is the show where stand-up and improv collide. Each show stand-up comedians perform never before seen comedic lists, then improvisors take the stage and serve up some hilarious scenes by bringing those lists to life

Vancouver | Little Mountain Gallery | 10:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Comedy

Dooms night Official After-Party

The Official Dooms Night After-Party with Special Guests will continue after the main event at the Harbour Event Centre

Vancouver | Harbour Event Centre | 10:00 pm to 4:00 am | Music

October 28, 2018

Sun

Taiwanese and Canadian Musicians Series 2018

The Taiwanese Canadian Cultural Society presents a ground-breaking international collaboration, crossing east and west. Taiwan's award-winning ensemble Ka Dao Yin and Vancouver's all-star band Proliferasian share many common interests

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 0:00 am to 0:00 am | Performing Arts

Spooktacular!

Join us for some spooky fun at our Halloween Spooktacular! Come to market in your costume for some Halloween games, crafts, and treats!

Coquitlam | Coquitlam Farmers Market | 9:00 am to 1:00 pm | Family

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

Halloween Spooktacular

Join us for our 7th Annual Halloween Spooktacular

Langley | Laughing Stock Ranch | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family

Kevin Schmidt - exhibition

Kevin Schmidt is a British Columbia–based artist whose multidisciplinary practice embodies the do-it-yourself sensibilities of an amateur inventor

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? - exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? is an exhibition that presents the performance art and ongoing collaborations of Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Port Moody Rock & Gem Club Show

Our 40th annual Rock and Gem Show and Sale titled, "Fascination - Personal Stories Behind the Passion for Stone"

Port Moody | Kyle Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Show

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

SPARK withIN Youth Conference 2018

Welcome to the the first ever SPARK withIN youth conference this Sunday, October 28th at the Surrey Arts Centre! It begins at 10am with an amazing lineup of speakers

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Lecture

Halloween at Fort Langley

Trick-or-treat at Fort Langley National Historic Site! Make a craft, visit the Spooky Servants Quarters and more. Geared toward young families. Wear your costumes for great photos

Langley | Fort Langley National Historic Site | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Family

Halloweenie by Kids Market, Granville Island

Join Kids Market for a spooktacular good time!

Vancouver | Kids Market, Granville Island | 11:00 am to 3:00 pm | Family

Presentation House Theatre: So, How Should I Be?

So, How Should I Be? delivers a story for 10-14 year olds, but speaks to anyone who has ever thought, ‘If I’m just a bit thinner and look a little better all my problems will go away and I’ll be happy again!’

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Theatre

Hiding in Plain Sight

An exhibit spotlight event featuring Métis artisans and live entertainment

Surrey | Surrey Museum | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Vancouver Opera: The Merry Widow

Vancouver Opera presents: The Merry Widow (Die Lustige Witwe) in this wonderfully lavish Art Nouveau production directed by Canadian Kelly Robinson (last at Vancouver Opera as director of the hit production of Evita)

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Opera

The Ones We Leave Behind

From the writer of the smash-hit Dirty Old Woman, comes a new play about the redemptive power of human connection

Vancouver | Historic Theatre | 2:00 pm to 3:45 pm | Theatre

Surrey Little Theatre: Beer for Breakfast

A group of middle-aged buddies reunite for a "guys' weekend" in a snowed-in cabin to eat chili, drink beer, and relive the good old days. Despite divorce, unemployment, and a stroke, spirits are high until Jessie, the wife of absent friend Adrian, shows u

Surrey | Surrey Little Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Arts Club Theatre Company: Sweat By Lynn Nottage

See all sides in this powerful examination of a community that is formed and dissolved amidst the changing landscape of America

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Theatre

Family Halloween Cruise

Join us on the Paddlewheeler for our Family Halloween Cruise! The boat will be decorated and there will be treats for the kids and a face painting station! Costumes are encouraged!

New Westminster | Paddlewheeler Riverboat Tours | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Family

North Shore Jazz Vespers

Jazz vocalist/composer Adele M. Wilding brings Chapter Two of her 'Caribbean & Blue Project' to North Shore Jazz Vespers. Joining Adele will be her amazing band: Nick Peck, piano, Mark Bender, bass, Nick Apivor, percussion, and Craig Stevenson Scott, Cari

North Vancouver | St. Andrew's United Church | 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Music

The Rocky Mountain Halloween Party

Family Halloween Party. Face Painting . Drinks & Potions Bar . Halloween Pizza Making Station . Creepy Crawly Candy Bar

Vancouver | Rocky Mountain Flatbread | 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm | Party

VanDusen Glow in the Garden

VanDusen Glow in the Garden invites you to join us this Halloween season for an adventure through a whimsical garden with curious twists and magical moments from the classic tale Hänsel and Gretel

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

The Final Sunday Supper Club

Join us at our long table for a casual feast prepared by your farmers. Each month we will invite a guest business from the local community to showcase their product as we prepare our favourite season dishes for you

Langley | Laurica Farm | 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Food / Wine

Fort Langley's Grave Tales

Join our expert storytellers for a two- or three-hour program of spine-chilling stories, as you walk through the Fort Langley village at night.

Langley | Fort Langley National Historic Site | 6:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Books

Mbombo ~ African Healing Rhythms Journey for Women

Experience African Wisdom Teachings for daily living in the Modern World and the Healing Powers of African Rhythm Therapy

Vancouver | Bridge & Enrich Lives Society | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Active Life / Health

Shahram Nazeri and Hafez Nazeri: Rumi Symphony – A New Chapter

Two of Iran’s most celebrated musical artists return to Vancouver after a four-year absence

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

Tea in the Celebration Hall

The Celebration Hall will be open for tea and the creation of personal memorials

Vancouver | Mountain View Cemetery | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Halloween Mystery Nights

Solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown this Halloween season. Sign up in teams of 2-5 players to play Vancouver Mysteries game Crime in Downtown and compete for prizes

Vancouver | Vancouver Mysteries | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Turning Point Ensemble presents: ECM+ Generation 2018

Turning Point Ensemble will once again present Ensemble contemporain de Montréal (ECM) as they return to Vancouver at the Orpheum Annex with Generation 2018

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Opera

Love, Loss, and What I Wore

This staged reading does not disappoint! Proving that great entertainment never goes out of style, the presentation of Love, Loss and What I Wore by award-winning screenwriters and authors Nora and Delia Ephron (based on the book by Ilene Beckerman)

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Theatre

Trivium

The Sin & The Sentence World Tour With guests Avatar & Light The Torch

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 8:00 pm to 9:55 pm | Music

Anders Nelsson All For Love Concert

ALL for Love is a charity concert that calls for everyone to come together hand in hand, heart to heart, in order to bring love and hope to sick children. It will also be an unforgettable night of wonderful music for our audiences

Richmond | The River Rock Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Charity / Fundraising

A Very Spooky Nerd Karaoke

Croon your favourite nerdy hits at the Storm Crow - hosted by Carmin Carotenuto from Adventure.exe Podcast! We provide a space to sing any nerdy tune your heart desires and have a little fun with it

Vancouver | Storm Crow Alehouse | 8:00 pm to 11:00 am | Party

Halloween Industry Night

Attention all Industry Ghouls: You're Invited for a BLoOdy Good Time!

Burnaby | Personas Patio Restaurant Lounge | 9:00 pm to 2:00 am | Party

JW Jones

Billboard Top 10 Blues Artist, IBC Winner and JUNO Nominee, Canadian singer/guitarist JW-Jones is known for his high-energy shows!

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 9:30 pm to 0:30 am | Music

October 29, 2018

Mon

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

VanDusen Glow in the Garden

VanDusen Glow in the Garden invites you to join us this Halloween season for an adventure through a whimsical garden with curious twists and magical moments from the classic tale Hänsel and Gretel

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Art of plant-based cheese making with Karen McAthy

Join Chef Karen McAthy, founder of Blue Heron, and author of The Art of Plant-based Cheesemaking in learning how to make cultured, fresh, vegan cheese!

Vancouver | Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Cooking

Fort Langley's Grave Tales

Join our expert storytellers for a two- or three-hour program of spine-chilling stories, as you walk through the Fort Langley village at night.

Langley | Fort Langley National Historic Site | 6:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Books

Italian Movie Night

Join us for a monthly appointment with the Italian Cinema. This year we are proud to present the acclaimed TV series “The Young Pope” created by the visionary and engaging Italian director Paolo Sorrentino

Vancouver | Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre | 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Film | Free

Tea in the Celebration Hall

The Celebration Hall will be open for tea and the creation of personal memorials

Vancouver | Mountain View Cemetery | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Halloween Mystery Nights

Solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown this Halloween season. Sign up in teams of 2-5 players to play Vancouver Mysteries game Crime in Downtown and compete for prizes

Vancouver | Vancouver Mysteries | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Last Monday at the Movies: The Children Act

Arts Council and Massey Theatre presentation The Children Act showcases yet another powerful performance from Emma Thompson, who elevates this undeniably flawed picture into an affecting adult drama

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Film

Love, Loss, and What I Wore

This staged reading does not disappoint! Proving that great entertainment never goes out of style, the presentation of Love, Loss and What I Wore by award-winning screenwriters and authors Nora and Delia Ephron (based on the book by Ilene Beckerman)

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Theatre

Simple Minds: Walk Between Worlds Tour

Simple Minds are a Scottish rock band. They formed in Glasgow in 1977 and became the most commercially successful Scottish band of the 1980s

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Fidlar

Fidlar A North American Tour in 2018 with special guests Dilly Dally

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Fine. (an evening of storytelling and otherwise)

On October 29th, a mix of five talented writers and comedians will get onto a stage and tell stories that, if you like, you can come and listen to

Vancouver | The Lido | 8:30 pm to 11:11 pm | Performing Arts | Free

Years and Years - The Palo Santo Tour

With guest CYN

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 9:00 pm to 11:55 pm | Music

Tokyo Police Club With guests Fleece

Upbeat Canadian indie quartet Tokyo Police Club has been getting wallflowers dancing with their post-punk-inspired sound and high-spirited live performances for the past decade

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 9:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

October 30, 2018

Tue

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Bulbs for Beauty

Help plant bulbs to beautify your local community!

Surrey | Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre | 11:00 am to 2:00 pm | Nature / Animals | Free

Wiggle Wiggle Wiggle!

It's Wiggle Time! It's an exciting new era for The Wiggles with a new generation of Wiggles fans singing and dancing with Anthony (Blue), Emma (Yellow), Lachy (Purple) and Simon (Red)!

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 3:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Kids

VanDusen Glow in the Garden

VanDusen Glow in the Garden invites you to join us this Halloween season for an adventure through a whimsical garden with curious twists and magical moments from the classic tale Hänsel and Gretel

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Block Printmaking Workshop with WePress + Queer ASL

Join us for a free block printmaking workshop. Draw, carve, and print your own rubber blocks on paper or fabric. Make cards, artwork, patches, and more! Print onto your own clothing or use our fabric and/or paper

Vancouver | WePress | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Workshop | Free

Fort Langley's Grave Tales

Join our expert storytellers for a two- or three-hour program of spine-chilling stories, as you walk through the Fort Langley village at night.

Langley | Fort Langley National Historic Site | 6:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Books

Gravity & Other Myths: Backbone

This international circus hit is a frenetic celebration of human interconnectedness that tests the limits of strength: physical, emotional, individual, and collective

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 7:00 pm to 8:20 pm | Show

Tinder Tales: Ghosted in The Loft above Earl's

As seen at Just for Laughs and JFL Northwest, Tinder Tales is going LIVE at The Loft at Earl's with a special Halloween edition: Ghosted! Join us as comics and storytellers share their real (funny) tales of woe on ghosting and being ghosted

Vancouver | The Loft at Earls | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

Tea in the Celebration Hall

The Celebration Hall will be open for tea and the creation of personal memorials

Vancouver | Mountain View Cemetery | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Halloween Mystery Nights

Solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown this Halloween season. Sign up in teams of 2-5 players to play Vancouver Mysteries game Crime in Downtown and compete for prizes

Vancouver | Vancouver Mysteries | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

The Piano Teacher

Erin, a concert pianist, hasn’t touched a piano since her husband died. As Elaine, a piano teacher, gently reacquaints Erin with her instrument, other life changes follow. A simple update to Erin’s home, for instance, brings the unexpected companionship o

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

The First Stage (by Joelysa Pankanea)

When Joelysa's Mother died last year, we asked if she'd be willing to write a piece of music as she went through the grief process. The result is The 1st Stage, a haunting work for 7 voices, marimba and double bass featuring Musica Intima

Vancouver | Mountain View Cemetery | 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Music

Arts Club Theatre Company: Sweat

See all sides in this powerful examination of a community that is formed and dissolved amidst the changing landscape of America

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre: The Ones We Leave Behind

From the writer of the smash-hit Dirty Old Woman, comes a new play about the redemptive power of human connection

Vancouver | Historic Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm | Theatre

The Believers Are But Brothers

A bold one-man show exploring the smoke and mirrors world of online extremism, anonymity, and hate speech

Vancouver | Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:15 pm | Theatre

Puddles Pity Party

I'm not for everybody, but I may be for you.

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 8:00 pm to 10:55 pm | Music

Ghostly New Westminster Tour

Join us in BC's original capital for a spine-tingling journey through history and the paranormal

New Westminster | Hyack Square | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm

Tokyo Police Club With guests Fleece

Upbeat Canadian indie quartet Tokyo Police Club has been getting wallflowers dancing with their post-punk-inspired sound and high-spirited live performances for the past decade

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 9:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

October 31, 2018

Wed

Trick or Treat Halloween Day at Fiona's!

Join us this Oct 31, Halloween Day for a mini trick or treating at the Cafe, there will be different vendors set up with their own treat bowls and different activities for your little ones!

Surrey | Fiona's - Clayton Heights | 10:00 am to 3:00 pm | Party

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

55+ Halloween Tea

Join us for an Spook-tacular Halloween themed tea for seniors! Grab a friend or two and enjoy an afternoon of delicious food, live music and trivia. Wear your best costume for a chance to win prizes!

Surrey | Guildford Recreation Centre | 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Arts Club Theatre Company: Sweat By Lynn Nottage

See all sides in this powerful examination of a community that is formed and dissolved amidst the changing landscape of America

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Teen Art Drop-In - Halloween Edition

Do you know the story behind Halloween? Join us for a spooky and fun art workshop with talented artist-facilitator, Carly Mucha.

Surrey | Surrey City Centre | 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm | Kids | Free

VanDusen Glow in the Garden

VanDusen Glow in the Garden invites you to join us this Halloween season for an adventure through a whimsical garden with curious twists and magical moments from the classic tale Hänsel and Gretel

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Halloween At Willowbrook

Children & their families are invited to join us for a safe and fun Halloween! Willowbrook's Halloween Trick-Or-Treating event will take place from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm on October 31st

Langley | Willowbrook Shopping Centre | 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Kids

After Hours at Vancouver Aquarium

Celebrate Halloween at Vancouver Aquarium’s next After Hours event and have a fang-tastic good time

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Party

Dyck Spacee: A Spy-Fy Improvised Radio Play

Are you looking for something to do on Halloween that does NOT involve hiding from trick-or-treaters with the lights off OR dressy up like a sexy nurse-zombie-cat?

New Westminster | The Heritage Grill | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Performing Arts

Gravity & Other Myths: Backbone

This international circus hit is a frenetic celebration of human interconnectedness that tests the limits of strength: physical, emotional, individual, and collective

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 7:00 pm to 8:20 pm | Show

Tea in the Celebration Hall

The Celebration Hall will be open for tea and the creation of personal memorials

Vancouver | Mountain View Cemetery | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Halloween Mystery Nights

Solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown this Halloween season. Sign up in teams of 2-5 players to play Vancouver Mysteries game Crime in Downtown and compete for prizes

Vancouver | Vancouver Mysteries | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Yotam Ottolenghi in Conversation with Meeru Dhalwala about Cooking "Simple"

One of the world’s most celebrated chefs thanks to his creative yet accessible recipes, Israeli-British restaurant owner and writer Yotam Ottolenghi visits Vancouver

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Books

An Evening of Beautiful Music

An evening of beautiful music with Guzheng harpist, Jessica Yee

Vancouver | Mountain View Cemetery | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

Arts Club Theatre Company: Sweat

See all sides in this powerful examination of a community that is formed and dissolved amidst the changing landscape of America

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe

A pack of teenage girls prepares for battle on the soccer field. Who will come out on top?

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

East End Blues & All That Jazz

East End Blues & All That Jazz, is a soul-stirring evening of gospel and blues, jazz and memories, and remarkable historical photos that pays tribute to the life and inspirational contributions of the historic East End Black residential community and the

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre: The Ones We Leave Behind

From the writer of the smash-hit Dirty Old Woman, comes a new play about the redemptive power of human connection

Vancouver | Historic Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm | Theatre

The Believers Are But Brothers

A bold one-man show exploring the smoke and mirrors world of online extremism, anonymity, and hate speech

Vancouver | Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:15 pm | Theatre

Ghostly New Westminster Tour

Join us in BC's original capital for a spine-tingling journey through history and the paranormal

New Westminster | Hyack Square | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm

Vagabond Players: The Haunting of Hill House

Cut off from the outside world by its remote location and shunned by all who know its forbidding and sinister reputation, Hill House has remained empty and silent except for the daily visits of its grumbling caretaker, Mrs. Dudley

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Nightmare on Granville at Studio

Nightmare on Granville at Studio. Halloween Party of the Year..!!

Vancouver | Studio Nightclub | 9:00 pm to 3:00 am | Party

Night Of The Dead

This Halloween experience The Night Of The Dead at cabana lounge. Vancouver's #1 Night Life destination welcomes all zombies and ghouls as we celebrate the true spirit of Halloween!

Vancouver | Cabana Lounge | 9:00 pm to 2:00 am | Party

The Jen Hodge All Stars

It's Wednesday! Time to get your swing on, so strap on your dancing shoes and join us at Guilt & Company for a night of jazzy goodness!

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 9:00 pm to 12:30 am | Music