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A Mirror Maze & 15 More Events To Not Miss In Vancouver This Weekend

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There’s plenty of fun Vancouver events to make this weekend a really good time.

From a rugby tournament to a sci-fi burlesque, here are 24 Metro Vancouver events to check out over the next couple of days.

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Metro Vancouver Events This Weekend

Friday, March 8

A Mirror Maze: Numbers in Nature

Mirror Maze
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About: Created by the Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) in Chicago, A Mirror Maze: Numbers in Nature, is “an interactive and immersive exhibition that exposes and explains the mathematical patterns that abound in the natural world”.
Cost: Free – $25
Time: 10:00 a.m.

Bacio Rosso

About: Organizers have extended this year’s show until Sunday, March 10th, 2019.
Cost: Starting at $109
Time: 6:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.

Haida Now

About: Guest curated by Haida Curator Kwiaahwah Jones in collaboration with Viviane Gosselin, Co-curator and Director of Collections & Exhibitions at MOV, this exhibition features an unparalleled collection of Haida art boasting more than 450 works created as early as 1890.
Cost: $9 – $19
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Illuminate Yaletown

Illuminate YaletownAbout: Illuminate Yaletown will showcase never-before seen light art installations, as well as classics from past festivals – all in the heart of Yaletown.
Cost: Free
Time: 6:06 p.m. (sunset) – 10:00 p.m.

Le Soulier

About: Written by award-winning Quebec playwright David Paquet, and directed by Esther Duquette and Gilles Poulin-Denis, this dark comedy is full of touching and relatable characters trying so very hard to be happy.
Cost: Starting at $26
Time: 8:00 p.m.

SFU Relay For Life

About: Relay for Life is a non-competitive relay in which teams have one person walking along the track at all times – signifying the ongoing battle with cancer.
Cost: $15
Time: 4:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Monster Jam

monster jam vancouver
Photo: Monster Jam

About: The infamous 2,000 horsepower engines are revving up again and gearing to roar full throttle back into Vancouver for the annual Monster Jam Triple show.
Cost: Starting at $18
Time: Various

Listening Lounge

About: A world-class virtuoso of the harmonica, del Junco is a pioneer of the “overblow” technique on a ten-hole harmonica. The result is a sophisticated, expressive, and communicative blues/jazz fusion ranging from the sublime to quirky.
Cost: $22 – $25
Time: 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.


Saturday, March 9

Nude Hope Sci-Fi Burlesque Adventure

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Photo: Geekenders / Facebook

About: Featuring a cast of seventeen of Geekenders‘ all-star nerdlesque performers, the event and theatre troupe is pulling out all the stops to ensure a memorable, sexy, nerd-herding night for geeks of all types.
Cost: $20 – $25
Time: 8:00 p.m. (Doors open at 7:00 p.m.)

Culture Chats

About: Culture Chats BC Association piloted a new Intercultural Women’s Writing Program that culminates with a community event on Saturday, March 9th, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Tommy Douglas Library in Burnaby. The Culture Chats Women’s Writing Group is presenting a Reading of ‘everyday life stories through a multicultural lens’ at this free event celebrating International Women’s Day. Drop-ins are welcome and prior registration is not required.
Cost: Free
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Words and Music

About: Words and Music includes a new theatrical mini-opera, Old Man and the Sea by Rita Ueda and a new collaboration between poet Renée Sarojini Saklikar and Owen Underhill, Bee Studies.
Cost: $20 – $33
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Lions Gate Sinfonia Presents East Meets West

lions gate sinfoniaAbout: Persian music has been celebrated by western composers for centuries, and in addition to their brilliant guest artists, composer-pianist-painter Ramin Jamalpour and vocalist Talin Ohanian will be performing traditional Eastern music.
Cost: $12 – $45. Use promo code EAST30 to receive 30% off
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

ABRA Cadabra

About: A show for all ages and cultures, ABRA Cadabra has traveled to many corners of the world performing shows for the Prime Minister of Malaysia, the Malaysian Royal Family, International Shoe Designer Jimmy Choo and many more!
Cost: $39 – $59
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series

HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series
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About: This weekend sports showcase will feature the dynamism of sevens rugby, paired with a spectacle of entertainment and fan engagement that is second to none.
Cost: Starting at $99

Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival

About: This event showcases brews from over 45+ craft breweries. Their first event in 2019 will feature a new eats format with beer friendly snacks.
Cost: Starting at $55
Time: 12:30 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. & 9:30 p.m.

Sunday, March 10

Biggest Dog Meet-Up

Biggest Dog Meet-Up
Photo: Dogs of Vancity / Facebook

About: Biggest dog meet-up Vancouver is returning to Trout Lake Park this winter. Over two thousand people are already interested in attending on their Facebook event page.
Cost: Free
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.


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