Vancouver TheatreSports Pokes Fun at Going Back to School

It hurts to say it but September is fast approaching (parents might be cheering the return of school!). The lazy days of summer are soon going to be replaced again with books, exams, and recess snacks.

To help ease the pain, Vancouver TheatreSports (VTS) is launching a brand new show that will celebrate the humour in school and its many clichés.

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Vancouver TheatreSports Pokes Fun at Going Back to School

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

There are two weekends left in August, so let’s keep this summer going! When you’re not catching some sun at one of our beaches, there’s a bird festival, a soccer game, concerts, and The Fair at the PNE is on with all the rides, games, concerts, weird food and barnyard animals. (There’s a few air-conditioned things to do too, if that’s your jam.)

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Get Around Like a Local – 6 Places in Vancouver Worth Taking Public Transit To

One of my favourite things about living in Vancouver is how you can get anywhere in the city, and to some great day trip places, via public transit. There isn’t really any need to drive anywhere. Which is just as well because driving in any city can be a bit of a pain!

I’ve been taking Vancouver’s public transit all my life and I’ve got the TransLink routes locked down. While I’m always a firm believer of walking everywhere, sometimes you need to hop on the train. Here is a quick recap of the convenient and accessible transit options* and six of my favourite attractions worth taking them to!

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Get Around Like a Local – 6 Places in Vancouver Worth Taking Public Transit To

Local Films to Watch this Weekend at the Queer Film Festival

Jen Sunshine and David Ng of Love Intersections

The Vancouver Queer Film Festival is in full swing this week with inspiringly diverse films that range from challenging to delightful from around the world. For a taste of stories from the city, this is the weekend to go out and see some of our Vancouver locals shine on screen. Here’s what to watch at the QFF that’s from around here:

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Local Films to Watch this Weekend at the Queer Film Festival

5 Crazy Foods to try at the Fair at the PNE – Opening this Saturday

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Image courtesy of The Fair at the PNE

Are you an adventurous eater? If cotton candy and hot dogs are a little too tame for your palate, you will have a chance to treat yourself to something crazy and new at the 2018 Fair at the PNE in Vancouver.

This Saturday, August 18, 2018 The Fair at the PNE officially opens for another great year of rides, games, and -most importantly- food. This year will be a prime opportunity for foodies of all adventure levels. Below are just 5 crazy examples of some of the exciting (and wacky) food that will be available for purchase.

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5 Crazy Foods to try at the Fair at the PNE – Opening this Saturday

Gastronomic Gastown Tour is an Official Canadian Signature Experience

Vancouver Foodie Tours’ historic walking food tour – the Gastronomic Gastown Tour – joins Destination Canada’s prestigious collection of official Canadian Signature Experiences.

The Gastronomic Gastown Tour is the only designated Canadian Signature Experience in Gastown, Vancouver.

The Canadian Signature Experience program recognizes one-of-a-kind travel experiences found only in Canada. There are less than 10 Vancouver-based experiences that have earned Destination Canada’s CSE designation.

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Gastronomic Gastown Tour is an Official Canadian Signature Experience

10th Annual Garlic Festival Features Garlicky Delights from Local Chefs

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There’s truly a festival for everything in Vancouver. On August 19, 2018 you can celebrate the “Stinking Rose“, everyone’s favourite aromatic plant.

The 10th Annual Garlic Festival is held each year in the award-winning Terra Nova Rural Park in Richmond. For the 10th year anniversary of the event, the celebration will be bigger and better than ever before. There is even garlic ice cream for you to try… if you dare. 

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10th Annual Garlic Festival Features Garlicky Delights from Local Chefs