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13 Awesome Events In Metro Vancouver This Week (September 18-22)

Vancouver FlipOut Pinball Expo

Photo: Vancouver FlipOut Pinball Expo / Facebook

The days are getting shorter and the temperature is definitely dropping fast. However, the fun around metro Vancouver is still heating up.

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Here is 13 awesome events to check out in metro Vancouver this week.


Events In Metro Vancouver This Week

Fashion | Vancouver Fashion Week 2017

Vancouver Fashion Week
Photo: Stefania Savluc / Flickr

Vancouver Fashion Week 2017 takes place from Monday, September 18th – Sunday, September 24th, 2017. International and local designers will all converge on David Lam Hall.

Heritage | Vancouver International Flamenco Festival

The Vancouver International Flamenco Festival takes place until Sunday, September 24th, 2017. Not to mention, it proudly presents the local debut of La Moneta at the Vancouver Playhouse on September 23rd. Shows will be held at various venues. Tickets start at being free and go up to $60.

Art | Intangible

The Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art presents Intangible, a dynamic exhibition that will challenge pre-conceived notions of ‘Coast Salish art’. It’s on display until Sunday, December 10th, 2017. Admission starts at $6.

Jobs | Civic Hotel Hiring Fair Surrey 2017

Civic Hotel
Photo: Civic Hotel, Autograph Collection / Facebook

Surrey’s newest landmark Civic Hotel, Autograph Collection and accompanying restaurant, Dominion Bar + Kitchen, will be hosting a hiring fair on Tuesday, September 19th, 2017. They are looking to fill 165 new positions ahead of its opening in November 2017. The boutique 144-room hotel, and accompanying restaurant, are located at the heart of Surrey’s new City Centre.

Singing | Toads Got Talent Lip Sync Battle Round 3

The third instalment of Steel Toad’s Lip Sync Battle competition is ready to begin. Every Tuesday night from September 19th – October 31st, 2017, contestants will get on stage and lip sync some fantastic tunes. This free event runs from 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Performance | Embryotrophic Cavatina Vancouver 2017

Kokoro Dance presents the world premiere of the provocative and primal Embryotrophic Cavatina, the company’s latest full-length butoh work 20-years in the making. It takes place from Wednesday, September 20th – Saturday, September 23rd and Tuesday, September 26th – Friday, September 29th, 2017. Tickets start at $25.


19+ party | H.R. MacMillan Space Centre Cosmic Nights 2017

H.R. MacMillan Space Centre
Photo by Torben Hansen. Photo retouched by H.R. MacMillan Space Centre

The H.R. MacMillan Space Centre is gearing up to host a 19+ solar system party. Cosmic Nights: Saturnalia takes place on Thursday, September 21st, 2017. You’ll get to discover all the wonders of the universe – over drinks. Equally important, the event celebrates the end of the incredible 20 year Cassini mission to Saturn. Tickets range from $20 – $25.

Dance | Historical Performance Ensemble

The Dance Centre’s popular noon hour series starts a new season. It’s with Historical Performance Ensemble, a presentation of authentically recreated social and theatrical European Baroque dances. Tickets are $14 for adults and $12 for students, seniors, and children.

History | History of South Asian Imperial Citizens

Photo: Vancouver Public Library

Going beyond the old tropes of colonised histories, Coquitlam is hosting a presentation that will flesh out in detail the Indo-Canadian community’s pioneer experience. It takes place on Thursday, September 21st at City Centre Library. Tickets range from being free to $10.

iPhone | Apple iPhone Release Vancouver 2017

The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus release across Canada on Friday, September 22nd, 2017. Expect long lineups at metro Vancouver Apple store locations.

Video games | Vancouver FlipOut Pinball Expo

Photo: Vancouver FlipOut Pinball Expo / Facebook

The Vancouver FlipOut Pinball Expo runs from Friday, September 22 – Sunday, September 24th, 2017. Pinball wizards young and old can catch industry speakers, meet pinball VIP’s and take turns challenging high scores. Classics such as Medieval Madness, Twilight Zone and The Addams Family will be available to play. Tickets start at $10.

Outdoor shopping | Night Markets

Sawadika – Thai Fried Ice Cream

The Illumination Night Market, Richmond Night Market, and North Vancouver Shipyards Night Market are all open this weekend.

Music | Mountain Music Series

The 4th annual Mountain Music Series takes place every Friday night from June 9th to Friday, September, 22nd, 2017. Performances will start at 6:00 p.m. all summer long. Tickets are $41.95.


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