Metro Vancouver events on October 5, 2018

October 5, 2018


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


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


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