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Top Things To Do In Metro Vancouver This Weekend (April 28-30)

West Coast Women’s Show

Photo: Refresh Market

April is quickly ending and that means only a few more weeks till summer! Make sure you get out and see everything happening during the last weekend of the month.

Shopping Local | Refresh Market

Photo: Refresh Market

Refresh Market returns from Friday, April 28th, 2017 – Saturday, April 29th at West Coast Railway Heritage Park in Squamish. Explore the selection of clothing, ceramics, jewelry, dry goods, vintage and more from 100 local designers, makers and pop-ups. On Friday, it is open from 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. and from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets are $3.

Art | Langara Art Sale

The 2017 Langara Fine Arts grad class is putting on the last day of their Art Show on Friday, April 28th, 2017. Paintings, drawings, books, pottery, prints, sculptures, and more will all be available for sale. It takes place from 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. in room A046.

Wine & Dine | Wine for Waves

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Be the first to sip and savor Naramata Bench’s Spring Wine Releases. The event takes place on Friday, April 28th, 2017 at the Four Seasons Hotel. B.C.’s finest wineries will be on hand alongside sustainable seafood restaurants. Tickets are $110. Furthermore, the event runs from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Laughs | Improv Comedy

Hocus Focus is a locally trained Improv group that leads an audience through an impromtu journey (made up on the spot).  Enjoy all the fun this Friday night beginning at 9:30 p.m. at Little Mountain Gallery. Tickets are $5.

Cherry Blossom Tour | Bike the Blossoms

The annual Bike the Blossoms event returns on Saturday, April 29th, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The ride will begin at John Hendry Park (south side of Trout Lake). The annual event gifts locals and tourists the perfect opportunity to explore Vancouver’s diverse culture.

Concert | Cxxlaid Featuring Quentin Miller

Catch Quentin Miller at the Rickshaw Theatre this Saturday night from 8:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. An extensive lineup is scheduled for the night featuring numerous artists.

Book Sale | Authors For Indies Day

Authors for Indies Day takes place on Saturday, April 29th, 2017. Come join your favourite local authors at their Broadway Book Warehouse store with games, trivia, and incredible discounts. It all takes place at the Book Warehouse from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Outdoor Fanatics | MEC North Vancouver BikeFest

Summer is just around the corner and that means riding season is almost here. On Saturday, April 29th, 2017 join MEC North Vancouver Bikefest. It features group road and MTB rides, bike demos, beginner and advanced skills clinics, workshops, a bike specific gear-swap and much more! The fest takes place at Inter River Park from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Admission is free.

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Party | Bike Rave

Bikes, music, lights, and costumes all come together for Bike Rave on Saturday, April 29th, 2017. Get high on life as you explore the “dance party” capabilities of a beautiful pedestrian and bike-friendly paradise. The event runs from 8:00 p.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Bargains | The East Van Garage Sale

east van garage saleYou usually find vintage clothing, shoes, hats, jewelry, housewares, oddities, records, artwork, electronics, knick knacks, books, and many other unique items. It all takes place this Sunday, April 30th, 2017 at Astoria Pub from 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Handmade | Douglas Park Pottery Club Spring Sale

Handmade tumblers, bowls, jewellery, and sculptural pieces are all on sale on Sunday, April 30th, 2017 at the Douglas Park Pottery Club Spring Sale. The sale comes just in time for Mother’s Day. The event takes place from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Fundraiser | Mother’s Day Sale Supporting MS

Members of the community are coming together to display their products and raise money for the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada. Admission for the event at Royal Canadian Legion Branch #263 in Coquitlam is free. Door prizes, games, and much more is in store. The event runs from 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

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