Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend
Flamenco, haunted houses, and opera… oh my!  Get your costumes ready for a variety of things to do in Vancouver this Halloween weekend Friday to Sunday!

Friday | Saturday | Sunday



Vancouver International Flamenco Festival | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – Vancouver International Flamenco Festival (facebook)

Vancouver International Flamenco Festival; October 28 – November 9, 2014 @ various venues in Vancouver
Prices vary
Growing from a single intimate evening performance in 1990, the Vancouver International Flamenco Festival has grown to become Western Canada’s premiere flamenco event, presenting the best in international, Canadian, and regional flamenco.  The celebration of flamenco draws enthusiastic participants and audiences to workshops, performances, lectures, and demonstrations all week long.  Click the link for the full schedule of events.

 

 


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Friday October 31st

 

 

80s Halloween Party | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – Federico’s Supper Club

80s Halloween Party; dinner at 6:30PM @ Federico’s Supper Club (1728 Commercial Dr), Vancouver
$50
Featuring live music by Mark Olexson and The A-Deez.  This brilliant cover band ultra-delivers in live music and energy, including covers from Erasure, Aha, INXS, The Police, Ray Parker Jr, Prince, The Cars, George Michael, Yazoo, Duran Duran, Flock of Seagulls, Soft Cell, Modern English, Bon Jovi and more!  Details at the link.

Lost Souls of Gastown Walking Tour; 6:00PM/7:00PM/8:00PM/9:00PM, meet @ Cathedral Square, opposite Holy Rosary Cathedral (646 Richards St), downtown Vancouver
$22; other pricing in effect
Venture into our city’s earliest and most gruesome history this Halloween season.  A time when Vancouver was the Granville Townsite, a violent frontier town of hustlers and thieves, vagabonds and bawdy girls. A gothic theatre adventure that pulls you so deep into the swirling lamplight and darkened alleys of Gastown’s murky past, you may have a hard time finding your way back out…  On select days through November 15.  Book your tour at Tourism Vancouver’s Visitor Centre!

Haunted Halloween Skate at Richmond Olympic Oval | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – Richmond Olympic Oval

Haunted Halloween Skate; 8:00PM-9:45PM @ Richmond Olympic Oval (6111 River Rd), Richmond
$11.50 admission, does not include skate/helmet rentals; other pricing in effect
Overlooking the Fraser River, the Richmond Olympic Oval offers guests of all ages a refreshing way to relax and have fun.  Join the spookiest skate of the year – Halloween Themed Skate includes a costume contest, Halloween cafts, haunted hallways and a chance to win prizes!

10th Annual All Souls Evening Event Series; 2:00PM-4:00PM/6:00PM-10:00PM @ Mountain View Cemetery (5455 Fraser St), Vancouver
Free admission
In many cultures, the end of October and start of November is an important time for honouring the dead in our lives.   All Souls at Mountain View Cemetery is a non-denominational sacred event, and an opportunity for people to share their own customs and experiences.  Curated by artists Paula Jardine and Marina Szijarto, this unique cultural event series offers you an opportunity to remember your dead in a gentle atmosphere of contemplative beauty.  On through November 2.

Evil Dead The Musical | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – Evil Dead The Musical Vancouver (facebook)

Evil Dead: The Musical; 7:00PM/10:30PM @ Norman & Annette Rothstein Theatre (950 W 41st Ave at Oak St), Vancouver
$18.25-40
Bigger. Badder. Bloodier.  Based on the Sam
 Raimi
 80s
 cult
 classic which tells the age old tale: five college
 kids travel
 to
 an abandoned
 cabin
 in
 the
 woods, boy meets girl, boy expects
 to
 get
 lucky,
 boy
 unleashes evil spirit, girl meets the big bad and boy meets chainsaw instead… Includes
 hilarious
 numbers
 like
 All
 the
 Men
 in
 my
 Life
 Keep
 Getting
 Killed
 by
 Candarian
 Demons,Look
 Who’s 
Evil
 Now, and 
Do
 the
 Necronomicon.  On through November 1.  Check here for exclusive priced tickets!

Halloween at Lonsdale Quay; 11:30AM-5:30PM @ Lonsdale Quay (123 Carrie Cates Court), North Vancouver
Free admission
Make a day of it and enjoy the best of Halloween at Lonsdale Quay Market with the family.  Festivities include Halloween storytime, trick or treating, face painting, and a Halloween movie screening (with free popcorn!)!

Plastic Acid Orchestra | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – Plastic Acid Orchestra

Plastic Acid Orchestra’s Halloween Show; doors 7:00PM @ Performance Works (1218 Cartwright St), Granville Island, Vancouver
$25, cash only at the door
A dazzling full-sized symphony orchestra of some of Vancouver’s most sought-after musicians paired with some of the most innovative and energizing composers!  Featuring special performances of Thriller and Psycho (it is Halloween, after all)!  Costumes welcome!

Haunted Vancouver Trolley; 6:30PM/7:30PM/8:30PM/9:30PM @ Canada Place (999 Canada Place Way), downtown Vancouver
$40 (13+ only)
As the night falls and shadows begin to appear, you will be whisked away by Trolley where you will see streets and homes which seem normal, but if you look and listen close enough you will hear echoes of murders and other devastating events. The tour stops to visit Mountainview Cemetery and the city’s first city morgue at the Vancouver Police Museum. You never know if you will stumble onto another autopsy already in progress…. Make your reservation before 3PM day of at Tourism Vancouver’s Visitor Centre!

Judge Dee's Chinatown Haunted House | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – Judge Dee’s Chinatown Haunted House

Judge Dee’s Chinatown Haunted House; 7:00PM-10:00PM @ Dr Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden (578 Carrall St), Chinatown, Vancouver
$15.25
Vancouver’s fastest growing Halloween event. Featuring over a dozen actors, dancers, and musicians, this one-of-a-kind experience is inspired by the gruesome stories of Judge Dee: China’s Sherlock Holmes. On through October 31.  Check here for exclusive priced tickets!

Halloween Ghost Train in Stanley Park; 11:00AM-5:00PM/5:00PM-10:00PM @ Stanley Park Miniature Railway
$6 matinees, $11 evenings; other pricing in effect
Bridge collapses. Little girl eating cheese terrorized by spider. Hysterical mother found living in shoe. Horrendous headlines from trashy tabloids? Or simply the real goods that classic nursery rhymes are made of? To find out, ride the Ghost Train for a twisted cabaret of timeless nursery rhymes and bedtime treats perfect for a Halloween night. The train is covered, but dress warmly. On through November 1; see the calendar of other dates and times.

Fright Nights | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – PNE/Playland (facebook)

Fright Nights; 7:00PM-12:00AM @ PNE/Playland (2901 E Hastings St), Vancouver
$22-34 online, $25-37 at the gate; other pricing in effect
Face your fears! Featuring 7 haunted houses, 13 rides, The Monsters of Schlock sideshow, the Kinshira Fire Performers, plus other terrifying shows and attractions. It’s said that those who enter the Keepers Doll Factory might leave with a few less parts and a few extra cracks than they came in with. Tour this brand new haunted house during Fright Nights… if you dare! On through November 1.

Halloween at FlyOver Canada; 10:00AM-9:00PM @ FlyOver Canada (201-999 Canada Place), downtown Vancouver
$16.95; other pricing in effect
This Halloween, Broomelda is back and ready to lead all aspiring witches and wizards through the Haunted Witches Academy at FlyOver Canada. Graduating is easy… Just survive! Meet with Broomelda to uncover the secret on how to graduate and then make your way through the haunted hallways before taking off on a spellbinding flight across Canada! All surviving graduates receive their very own Official Witch Academy diploma!  On through November 2.

On Death's Door - Plague of the Zombie Syndrome | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – The Zombie Syndrome (facebook)

On Death’s Door: Plague of the Zombie Syndrome; 6:30PM-8:30PM @ top secret location, Vancouver
$12.50-50
An all-new interactive, roving, choose-your-own-adventure style theatre adventure! Armed only with your wits and a smartphone, teams of audience members must race against the clock and elude the undead while unraveling a nefarious plot to flood Vancouver’s streets with zombies. On through November 2. Details at the link.

The Darkness Haunted House & Fireworks; 5:30PM-9:15PM @ South Arm Community Centre (8880 Williams Rd), Richmond
Admission by non-perishable food item donation; recommended for 12+
You’ll never guess what lurks in The Darkness!  With multiple sections to explore, we dare you to make it through to the other side!

Belmont Haunted House | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – Ronald McDonald House BC (facebook)

Belmont Haunted House; 2:00PM-9:00PM @ 1006 Belmont Ave, Edgemont Village, North Vancouver By donation to Ronald McDonald House BC Visit if you dare! The Belmont Haunted House promises to be Metro Vancouver’s bigget and spookiest independent haunted house. With a mix of special effects and live action, you’re guaranteed to scream! On through October 31.

 

 


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Saturday November 1st

 

 

Parade of Lost Souls | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – Dusty Flowerpot Cabaret (facebook)

Parade of Lost Souls; 7:00PM-10:00PM @ secret location to be revealed on October 31st, Vancouver
Free admission; $20 after party
Join the journey to the land of the dead!  Wear a disguise, create a new identity, bring your past and presence, your life and depth, and march with us in celebration of one another.  This year’s theme is Life and Death of Civilizations.  “We may all be lost, but at least we are all lost together.”  More details at the link.

ERATO Ensemble: Gods & Monsters; 8:00PM @ Orpheum Annex (823 Seymour St), downtown Vancouver
$20 advance; $25 at the door
Join Erato for their season opening concert!  The first half is music inspired by Greek mythology.  The second half features musical depictions of monsters, ghouls, vampires, ghosts, witches, and Little Green Pod People.  Dress as a god or a monster and receive a voucher for $10 off any other concert in the season!  Full programme at the link.

Evil Dead The Musical | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – Evil Dead The Musical Vancouver (facebook)

Evil Dead: The Musical Closing Night; 7:00PM/10:30PM @ Norman & Annette Rothstein Theatre (950 W 41st Ave at Oak St), Vancouver
$18.25-40
Bigger. Badder. Bloodier.  Based on the Sam
 Raimi
 80s
 cult
 classic which tells the age old tale: five college
 kids travel
 to
 an abandoned
 cabin
 in
 the
 woods, boy meets girl, boy expects
 to
 get
 lucky,
 boy
 unleashes evil spirit, girl meets the big bad and boy meets chainsaw instead… Includes
 hilarious
 numbers
 like
 All
 the
 Men
 in
 my
 Life
 Keep
 Getting
 Killed
 by
 Candarian
 Demons,Look
 Who’s 
Evil
 Now, and 
Do
 the
 NecronomiconCheck here for exclusive priced tickets!

Lost Souls of Gastown Walking Tour; 7:00PM/8:00PM, meet @ Cathedral Square, opposite Holy Rosary Cathedral (646 Richards St), downtown Vancouver
$22; other pricing in effect
Venture into our city’s earliest and most gruesome history this Halloween season.  A time when Vancouver was the Granville Townsite, a violent frontier town of hustlers and thieves, vagabonds and bawdy girls. A gothic theatre adventure that pulls you so deep into the swirling lamplight and darkened alleys of Gastown’s murky past, you may have a hard time finding your way back out…  On select days through November 15.  Book your tour at Tourism Vancouver’s Visitor Centre!

LIFT | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – Phoenix Chamber Choir

Phoenix Chamber Choir: LIFT; 7:30PM @ Holy Rosary Cathedral (646 Richards St), downtown Vancouver
$25; other pricing in effect
Phoenix Chamber Choir’s 32nd season, titled Shine Warm, begins with LIFT – a concert of music on themes of promise, hope, and renewal during difficult times.  Featuring compelling works by Arvo Pärt, Herbert Howells, Jonathan Dove, Thomas Tallis, and Gerald Finzi.  This concert will feature collaborative works for choir and organ with guest artist Michael Murray.  Second show November 2.

10th Annual All Souls Evening Event Series; 2:00PM-4:00PM/6:00PM-10:00PM @ Mountain View Cemetery (5455 Fraser St), Vancouver
Free admission
In many cultures, the end of October and start of November is an important time for honouring the dead in our lives.   All Souls at Mountain View Cemetery is a non-denominational sacred event, and an opportunity for people to share their own customs and experiences.  Curated by artists Paula Jardine and Marina Szijarto, this unique cultural event series offers you an opportunity to remember your dead in a gentle atmosphere of contemplative beauty.  On through November 2.

Vancouver Classic Guitar Society - Denis Azabagic | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – Denis Azabagic

Vancouver Classic Guitar Society: Denis Azabagic; pre-concert talk 6:15PM @ Pyatt Hall, VSO School of Music (843 Seymour St), downtown Vancouver
$35; other pricing in effect
Denis Azabagic is one of the most compelling classical guitarists on the international concert circuit today.  He performs concerts around the globe, maintaining a balance between his solo recitals, chamber music with the Cavatina Duo, and engagements as soloist with orchestras.  In program: V. Asencio, A. Thomas, D. Bogdanovic, J.S. Bach, Ivanovic.

Burns Bog Conservation Society Halloween Spookfest; 9:30AM-3:00PM @ Delta Nature Reserve (10388 Nordel Court), Delta
$5 per child
Extend your Halloween an extra day with The Burns Bog Conservation Society’s first annual Halloween Spookfest.  Children of all ages are welcome to celebrate Halloween by taking part in a range of spooky activities including slime making, a scavenger hunt, face painting, a mad scientist lab, ghoulish touch stations, Halloween arts and crafts and much more!  Wear your costume to the event for a chance to win prizes!

Judge Dee's Chinatown Haunted House | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – Chinatown Haunted House (facebook)

Judge Dee’s Chinatown Haunted House; 7:00PM-10:00PM @ Dr Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden (578 Carrall St), Chinatown, Vancouver
$15.25
Vancouver’s fastest growing Halloween event. Featuring over a dozen actors, dancers, and musicians, this one-of-a-kind experience is inspired by the gruesome stories of Judge Dee: China’s Sherlock Holmes. On through October 31.  Check here for exclusive priced tickets!

On Death’s Door: Plague of the Zombie Syndrome; 6:30PM-8:30PM @ top secret location, Vancouver
$12.50-50
An all-new interactive, roving, choose-your-own-adventure style theatre adventure! Armed only with your wits and a smartphone, teams of audience members must race against the clock and elude the undead while unraveling a nefarious plot to flood Vancouver’s streets with zombies. On through November 2. Details at the link.

Fright Nights | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – PNE/Playland (facebook)

Fright Nights; 7:00PM-12:00AM @ PNE/Playland (2901 E Hastings St), Vancouver
$22-34 online, $25-37 at the gate; other pricing in effect
Face your fears! Featuring 7 haunted houses, 13 rides, The Monsters of Schlock sideshow, the Kinshira Fire Performers, plus other terrifying shows and attractions. It’s said that those who enter the Keepers Doll Factory might leave with a few less parts and a few extra cracks than they came in with. Tour this brand new haunted house during Fright Nights… if you dare!

Halloween at FlyOver Canada; 10:00AM-9:00PM @ FlyOver Canada (201-999 Canada Place), downtown Vancouver
$16.95; other pricing in effect
This Halloween, Broomelda is back and ready to lead all aspiring witches and wizards through the Haunted Witches Academy at FlyOver Canada. Graduating is easy… Just survive! Meet with Broomelda to uncover the secret on how to graduate and then make your way through the haunted hallways before taking off on a spellbinding flight across Canada! All surviving graduates receive their very own Official Witch Academy diploma!  On through November 2.

Ghost Train in Stanley Park | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – Ghost Train in Stanley Park (facebook)

Halloween Ghost Train in Stanley Park; 11:00AM-5:00PM/5:00PM-10:00PM @ Stanley Park Miniature Railway
$6 matinees, $11 evenings; other pricing in effect

Bridge collapses. Little girl eating cheese terrorized by spider. Hysterical mother found living in shoe. Horrendous headlines from trashy tabloids? Or simply the real goods that classic nursery rhymes are made of? To find out, ride the Ghost Train for a twisted cabaret of timeless nursery rhymes and bedtime treats perfect for a Halloween night. The train is covered, but dress warmly. On through November 1; see the calendar of other dates and times.

Slipped Disc at Hot Club Swing;  8:00PM-12:00AM @ Roundhouse Community Centre (181 Roundhouse Mews), Yaletown, downtown Vancouver
$15
Local jazz band Slipped Disc is playing live at Hot Club Swing and you’re invited!  Don’t miss the total beginner drop-in swing dance lesson from 8PM-8:45PM, followed by social dancing to the band until midnight.  No partner or previous dance experience necessary; everybody is welcome!

Vancouver Opera - Stickboy | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Illustration by Giant Ant – Photo Credit – Vancouver Opera (facebook_

Vancouver Opera: Stickboy; 1:30PM/7:30PM @ Vancouver Playhouse (600 Hamilton St at Dunsmuir St), downtown Vancouver
$65-99
The inner life of a young boy is at the heart of this moving and meaningful new opera by world-renowned spoken-word artist Shane Koyczan and composer Neil Weisensel. Bravely autobiographical, beautifully poetic, visually innovative and musically memorable, Stickboy confronts the uncomfortable reality of a society struggling with its own fear and insecurity, a society that seeks conformity and uniformity at the expense of those who are different. On through November 7.

10th Annual All Souls Evening Event Series; 6:00PM-10:00PM @ Mountain View Cemetery (5455 Fraser St), Vancouver
Free
In many cultures, the end of October and start of November is an important time for honouring the dead in our lives. Although our modern, urban, and relatively transient culture can leave behind community traditions, the human impulses they’re built on stay true. All Souls at Mountain View Cemetery is a non-denominational sacred event, and an opportunity for people to share their own customs and experiences. Curated by artists Paula Jardine and Marina Szijarto, this unique cultural event series offers you an opportunity to remember your dead in a gentle atmosphere of contemplative beauty. On through November 2.

VSO - Fantastique! The Music of Berlioz & Mozart - Diego Matheuz | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Diego Matheuz – Photo Credit – Lucas Dawson/MSO – Askonas Holt

VSO: Fantastique! The Music of Berlioz & Mozart; 8:00PM @ Orpheum Theatre
$25-90
Young Venezuelan conducting sensation Diego Matheuz makes his Vancouver debut in an evening filled with vibrant and iconic music.  Matheuz conducts the rich musical tapestry that is the Symphonie Fantastique, and beloved Canadian pianist Marc-André Hamelin performs Mozart.  Click the link for the full programme.

Fort Langley Village Farmers’ Market (to Nov 22); 10:00AM-3:00PM @ St. Andrews Historic Church (9025 Glover Rd), Langley
Free admission
Don’t miss this year’s fresh summer produce at our local farmers’ markets! Check out the markets every Saturday through October for the freshest seasonal produce and products. Featuring live entertainment and a variety of different vendors. A great place to bring the whole family!

 


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Sunday November 2nd

 

 

Vancouver Canucks | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver Canucks vs. Nashville Predators; 7:00PM @ Rogers Arena (800 Griffiths Way), downtown Vancouver
$69.25-240

14th Annual Vancouver Art Guild Exhibit & Sale; 11:00AM-5:00PM @ Jericho Hill Centre (4196 W 4th Ave), Vancouver
Free admission
The “art show people queue for” features hundreds of works by 32 artists working with various media and styles.  A very lively event attracting over 900 viewers and buyers each year.

Lost Souls of Gastown | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours

Lost Souls of Gastown Walking Tour; 7:00PM/8:00PM, meet @ Cathedral Square, opposite Holy Rosary Cathedral (646 Richards St), downtown Vancouver
$22; other pricing in effect
Venture into our city’s earliest and most gruesome history this Halloween season.  A time when Vancouver was the Granville Townsite, a violent frontier town of hustlers and thieves, vagabonds and bawdy girls. A gothic theatre adventure that pulls you so deep into the swirling lamplight and darkened alleys of Gastown’s murky past, you may have a hard time finding your way back out…  On select days through November 15.  Book your tour at Tourism Vancouver’s Visitor Centre!

Phoenix Chamber Choir: LIFT; 2:00PM-4:00M @ West Vancouver United Church (2062 Esquimalt Ave), West Vancouver
$25; other pricing in effect
Phoenix Chamber Choir’s 32nd season, titled Shine Warm, begins with LIFT – a concert of music on themes of promise, hope, and renewal during difficult times.  Featuring compelling works by Arvo Pärt, Herbert Howells, Jonathan Dove, Thomas Tallis, and Gerald Finzi.  This concert will feature collaborative works for choir and organ with guest artist Michael Murray.

On Death's Door - Plague of the Zombie Syndrome | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – The Zombie Syndrome (facebook)

On Death’s Door: Plague of the Zombie Syndrome; 6:30PM-8:30PM @ top secret location, Vancouver
$12.50-50
An all-new interactive, roving, choose-your-own-adventure style theatre adventure! Armed only with your wits and a smartphone, teams of audience members must race against the clock and elude the undead while unraveling a nefarious plot to flood Vancouver’s streets with zombies. On through November 2. Details at the link.

Adventure Day Out; 10:00AM-4:00PM @ Vancouver Convention Centre West (1055 Canada Place Way), downtown Vancouver
Free admission; pre-registration required
A day of inspiring and informative talks on the hottest destinations in adventure travel.  Dive into destinations like Peru, Nepal, Southeast Asia, and the Galapagos and discover the shining stars and hidden gems that make each place unique.  There will also be some incredible prizes including an vacation giveaway!

Halloween at FlyOver Canada | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – FlyOver Canada (facebook)

Halloween at FlyOver Canada; 10:00AM-9:00PM @ FlyOver Canada (201-999 Canada Place), downtown Vancouver
$16.95; other pricing in effect
This Halloween, Broomelda is back and ready to lead all aspiring witches and wizards through the Haunted Witches Academy at FlyOver Canada. Graduating is easy… Just survive! Meet with Broomelda to uncover the secret on how to graduate and then make your way through the haunted hallways before taking off on a spellbinding flight across Canada!  All surviving graduates receive their very own Official Witch Academy diploma!

Koernet Quartet: Nothing But The Classics; 2:00PM @ Mary Olson Hall, Vancouver Academy of Music (1270 Chestnut St), Vanier Park, Vancouver
$18; other pricing in effect
Indulge in three masterpieces penned by chamber music titans Haydn, Beethoven, and Brahms.  Featuring Koerner Quartet alumnus violist Marcus Takizawa, this concert opens with Haydn’s String Quartet Op. 64 No. 5 Lark followed by the effortless genius of Beethoven’s early period String Quartet Op. 18 No. 4, and Brahms’ exuberant String Quintet No. 2 in G Major.

Gulf of Georgia Cannery Farmers Market | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – Gulf of Georgia Cannery NHS (facebook)

Gulf of Georiga Cannery Farmers’ Market (until April 26); 10:00AM-3:00PM @ Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site (12138 Fourth Ave), Steveston Village, Richmond
Hastings Park Farmers’ Market (new date to Nov 30)
; 10:00AM-2:00PM @ Hastings Skatepark (Renfrew St at Pandora St), Vancouver
Free admission
Don’t miss this year’s fresh fall produce at our local farmers’ markets! Check out the markets on Sundays for the freshest seasonal produce and products.  Featuring entertainment and a variety of different vendors.  A great place to bring the whole family!

The Gallery Singers: The Western Wind; 3:00PM-4:45PM @ Holy Trinity Anglican Church (1440 W 12 Ave), Vancouver
$18
Featuring the music of John Taverner, John Sheppard and Christopher Tye, three contemporaries who each wrote a mass based on the melody The Western Wind.

All Souls Evening Event Series | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – All Souls Evening Event Series

10th Annual All Souls Evening Event Series; 2:00PM-4:00PM/6:00PM-10:00PM @ Mountain View Cemetery (5455 Fraser St), Vancouver
Free admission
In many cultures, the end of October and start of November is an important time for honouring the dead in our lives.   All Souls at Mountain View Cemetery is a non-denominational sacred event, and an opportunity for people to share their own customs and experiences.  Curated by artists Paula Jardine and Marina Szijarto, this unique cultural event series offers you an opportunity to remember your dead in a gentle atmosphere of contemplative beauty.

Wild Mushroom Show; 11:00AM-4:00PM @ Richmond Nature Park (11851 Westminster Hwy), Richmond
Admission by donation
This fleshy, spore-bearing fungi is the star attraction today!  Discover the fungus among us as the Vancouver Mycological Society presents a show of local autumn fungi and discuss the dangers of sampling wild fungi.

 

 



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