We’ve finally reached the final weekend of April and there’s so many Vancouver events to tell you about. From a tulip festival to a LEGO exhibit, here are 18 Metro Vancouver events to check out over the next few days.
Metro Vancouver Events This Weekend
Friday, April 26
About: Back for its 13th year, the festival opened on Wednesday, April 10th, 2019, featuring more than 6.5 million bulbs.
About: Looking at the significance that French art and culture has held for Canadian artists over the past 120 years, this exhibition of works from the Gallery’s collection focuses on influences of Impressionism, Post-Impressionism and Surrealism on Canadian artists during the first half of the twentieth century.
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
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.
About: Running from Thursday April 4th – Sunday, April 28th, experience Mother Nature’s representation of romance, fragility, and growth all rolled into one.
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.
About: Vancouver Beer Bike Tour, hosted by Canadian Craft Tours, is an exciting way to travel between some of North Vancouver’s most popular breweries.
About: Both bands take to the stage at the Abbotsford Centre on Friday, April 26th, 2019.
Cost: $59.50, $79.50, $89.50
Time: 7:30 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30 p.m.)
About: Running from Thursday, April 25th – Sunday, April 28th, 2019, visitors can expect plenty of adrenaline-rushing rides, fun fair games, and plenty of delicious bites.
Time: 3:00 p.m.
About: Come out for a night of short plays, spoken word, improv, paranormal investigation, and much more!
Cost: Pay what you can
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 27
About: This will mark Grande’s first time back in Vancouver since her Dangerous Woman Tour in 2017.
Time: 7:00 p.m.
About: Join this event for an inside-out look at chronic illness and pain in Unrest, a documentary about one woman’s battle with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and how she shifted perspective by taking control of her personal narrative.
Cost: By donation
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
About: They will have perennials, berries, trees, herbs and vegetable seedlings, starting at $1 each.
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
About: The one-hour production welcomes audiences of all ages with live traditional flamenco music, dance, storylines, puppetry and magic.
About: Local cook, pasta aficionado, and actor Peter Ciuffa (of Pasta Boy Peter) hosts his hands on pasta making class.
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
About: Running from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Pipe Shop in North Vancouver, this one-of-kind ‘shop local’ event prides itself on curating high quality modern pop-up, featuring independent brands.
Cost: $5 (kids 12 and under are free)
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
About: This class will take six very different wines and discuss each aspect of the grape variety.
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 28
About: At this gallery, visitors will see nature, technology and history come to life through LEGO bricks!
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
About: Visitors will come across thousands of plants for sale.
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
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