Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: Oct. 19, 2017

It may be grey outside this weekend, but under the cover of concrete, brick, wood, aquarium glass and big top tents, the city shines bright. Shed those damp layers to watch emotionally-driven contemporary dance, dazzling circus, art, and music. Or, let your mind light up the room with creativity at the Vancouver Writers’ Festival.

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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: Oct. 19, 2017

5 Instagram-Worthy Spots to Snap Up in the Vancouver Area this Halloween

Photo: @ghosttrainyvr / Instagram

Photo: @ghosttrainyvr / Instagram

From breathtaking views of Howe Sound to ghosts and ghouls in Stanley Park and a train ride through a mountain tunnel, it may not be the costumes that beg for a photo this Halloween. Here are the best spots to fill your Instagram feed with spooky snaps.

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5 Instagram-Worthy Spots to Snap Up in the Vancouver Area this Halloween

Make Royal Crowns at the Britannia Mine Museum’s Copper & Fire Arts Event!

Sourced from the Britannia Mine Museum's Facebook page

Sourced from the Britannia Mine Museum’s Facebook page

Before summer ends, make time for a fun jaunt together to Britannia Mine Museum! A forty-five minute drive north of Vancouver along the gorgeous Sea-to-Sky Highway (Highway 99) takes you to the Museum where there are a host of things to do.

Better yet, on Sunday, September 11, 2016, the Museum is holding their annual Copper & Fire Arts event from 10am to 3pm.

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Make Royal Crowns at the Britannia Mine Museum’s Copper & Fire Arts Event!

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend
How many events and festivals can you fit in this Friday through Sunday? Read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this weekend!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend
Looking for a film fest, art event, market, live music, or a motorcycle championship this Friday to Sunday?  Read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this weekend!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Go Inside Vancouver, Literally: Tour the Britannia Mine Museum

photo: Britannia Mine Museum

photo: Britannia Mine Museum

Ready to put on a hardhat and plunge a few hundred feet below a Vancouver-area landmark?

The Britannia Mine, situated less than an hour outside the city, was once the largest copper mine in the entire British Empire. From 1904-1974, around 60,000 workers labored here, digging a tunnel network more than 120 miles long. Now it’s your turn to take a peek inside. Continue reading:
Go Inside Vancouver, Literally: Tour the Britannia Mine Museum

Underneath Vancouver: Venturing into the Britannia Mine

Britannia Mine Museum | britanniaminemuseum.ca

Britannia Mine Museum | britanniaminemuseum.ca

More than a century ago, one of the largest copper mines on the planet opened just north of Vancouver. From 1904-1974, an estimated 60,000 workers labored inside the famous Britannia Mine, excavating a mammoth tunnel system more than 120 miles long.

Are you ready to take a peek inside?

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Underneath Vancouver: Venturing into the Britannia Mine