Trot, Chew and Sip – Vancouver Wellness Events to Attend in October 2018

Cozy season is upon us in Vancouver! Which means the leaves are turning and everyone has a pumpkin spice latte in their hand. Whether you want to be inside or outside in October, here are some #VeryVancouver activities to keep you eel and warm!

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Trot, Chew and Sip – Vancouver Wellness Events to Attend in October 2018

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Happy Equinox! This weekend day and night will be nearly equal all around the world and Autumn will officially begin. Appreciate the start of pumpkin spice season by having your heart melted by the Aquarium’s rescued otters, going on a walk to spy on this season’s birds, enjoying a moon festival, or checking out a sculpture exhibit full of grotesque human-animal hybrids.

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Three to see in September—Ira Glass, Chelsea Handler and Fran Lebowitz

September is shaping up to be a great month for speakers in Vancouver.

First, there’s comedian Chelsea Handler, in conversation at the Chan Centre Sept 21, followed by Ira Glass. The NPR host of This American Life presents Seven Things I Have Learned in An Evening With Ira Glass at Queen Elizabeth Theatre Sept. 22. Topping this off is New York humourist Fran Lebowitz at Capilano University Sept. 27-28.

See below for more info on each.

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Three to see in September—Ira Glass, Chelsea Handler and Fran Lebowitz

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

This weekend you can still catch Fringe Festival performances around Granville Island, there’s local music throughout the city as part of the Westward Music Festival and the Accordion Noir Festival, and don’t forget to ready your bicycles and glowsticks for a night bike ride with thousands of bright cyclers.

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Post-long-weekend September is off to a solid start. The Skookum Festival will be filling Stanley Park with music, art, and food, the Fringe Festival is bringing all kinds of quirky theatrics onto and around Granville Island, and there’s a huge Gran Fondo bike ride up the scenic Sea to Sky highway to Whistler.

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

This weekend, outdoor parties in Railtown and East Vancouver

Jen Severtson performs as Peach Pyramid at the Cultch Aug. 26.

Looking for a party this weekend—maybe something outside?

If so, you have a couple of different options: an electronica freakout, and an afternoon aimed at families.

On Sat., Aug. 25, the Monstercat Compound Block Party will fill the sky over Railtown with bouncy electro-dance tunes. And the next day, Aug. 26, the Vancouver East Cultural Centre hosts an outdoor/indoor party with Brasstronaut, Peach Pyramid and Mark Mills.

Let’s take a look at the two parties, shall we.

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This weekend, outdoor parties in Railtown and East Vancouver

It’s a feline revolution: where to get your fill of cats in Vancouver this week

Art for Clowder, a show at the James Black Gallery this week.

As you may (or may not) know, Vancouver’s first Meowfest is coming up this Sunday, July 29.

But you can celebrate what is turning into The Week of the Cat today by checking out a new  exhibit, Clowder (“a cluster of cats”), on now at the James Black Gallery, 114 E. 6th Ave.

The free art show, which runs until July 29 (from 12-5 p.m., with an opening reception July 26 from 7-10 p.m.), is aimed at bringing awareness to cat issues and raise money for CARES, a local cat shelter.

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It’s a feline revolution: where to get your fill of cats in Vancouver this week