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Thursday, May 15, 2014

Vancouver Weekend Events (May 16 - 19, 2014)

Friday, May 16, 2014

Canstruction Vancouver
May 9th - 16th 2014
Pendulum Gallery, Rotunda at Pacific Centre and the Four Seasons Hotel

Canstruction Vancouver is an annual design and build competitions that takes place in over 160 cities world wide. Teams of architects, engineers, designers and schools get together to CANstruct fantastic, giant sized sculptures made entirely out of canned food. After the structures are built and the winners declared the creations go on view to the general public as giant art exhibits. Founder MET Fine Printers and Presenting Sponsor FortisBC will host Vancouver's finest Food/Art display at the Pendulum Gallery, Rotunda at Pacific Centre and the Four Seasons Hotel.

International Summer Night Market - $2
7pm - 12am Fri, Sat, 

7pm - 11pm Sun, May 9 - Sept 14
12631 Vulcan Way, Richmond BC
6th annual Summer Night Market in Richmond starting May 9, 2013! Lots of food, live entertainment and vendors.

Richmond Night Market - $2
Fri-Sat  7PM - 12AM  May 16 - Oct 13
Sun & Stat Holidays  7PM - 11PM
8351 River Road, Richmond BC
Lots of food, live entertainment and vendors. $2 fee for regular admission (Subject to changes). FREE admission for children 10 & under and FREE admission for Seniors 60 & up. $10 and $20 Zoom Passes are available for purchase.


Saturday, May 17, 2014

Tim Hortons 50th Anniversary
You’re invited to celebrate our 50th birthday!  On May 17, 2014, pop in to Tims and enjoy a FREE Birthday Cake Donut. We can’t wait to see you to help us celebrate fifty years of brewing and baking Canada’s favourite things.  At participating restaurants for a limited time while supplies last. Limit one donut per guest

Vancouver Farmers Market - Trout Lake
9:00am - 2:00pm every Saturday May 10 - October 18, 2014
North Parking Lot of John Hendry Park at Trout Lake, Vancouver
North Parking Lot of John Hendry Park at Trout Lake Between Templeton and Lakewood south of the 13th Avenue Alley Please note: There is no parking in the North Lot and no parking on 13th Avenue. Please park away from the area & walk in. Or better yet: walk, cycle or take transit if you can! 

River District Farmers Market
10:00am - 3:00pm every Saturday from May3 - Oct18
Kerr Street Plaza – on Kerr Street, one block South of SE Marine Drive, Vancouver
This one-of-a-kind farmers market is the only riverfront market in Vancouver. Come shop for fruits and veggies, prepared foods, and handmade products produced farmers and artisans. Enjoy the waterfront, playground and pier.

2014 Vancouver All British Classic Car Show - $16
10am - 4:30pm
VanDusen Botanical Garden 5251 Oak St Vancouver, BC V6M 4H1
More than 500 classic British cars on display on the magnificent lawns of VanDusen Garden at 37th and Oak Street, Vancouver, B.C.   The celebration includes brass band music, pipe band, concessions, swap meet, artists' gallery, restoration gallery, vendor booths and restoration demonstrations.  Prizes include a Trip for Two to Britain, a set of Yokohama Tires, a $2,000 Garage Makeover.  Come and enjoy this very special Garden party for enthusiasts or those merely looking for a walk down memory lane.

Main Street Vinyl Record Fair  - $3
11am - 4pm Sat & Sunday
Cambrian Hall - 215 East 17th Ave, Vancouver BC
Buy, sell, trade – new and used vinyl records plus a selection of used turntables in Vancouver.  Thousands of vinyl records for sale! Discover gems and stock up on cheap classics!  Join us MAY LONG WEEKEND for 2 DAYS of vinyl-spinning DJs, food truck goodness, prizes, discounts and great deals on tons of vinyl records.

Sugar vs. Spice - A Styling Showdown & Luxury Shopping Party
11am - 5pm
Waterfall Building W 2nd Ave Suite 205 Vancouver, BC V6J 1H2
Experience the transforming power of fashion when two of Vancouver's most sought after stylists utilize KKC's 'TheCloset' of luxury and vintage garments to make-over celebrity clients from Sweet to Sassy, Naughty to Nice, from SUGAR to SPICE!  This daytime event will focus on how the incorporation of a personal stylist can help you achieve the look that you always imagined for yourself. The stylists will apply their trademark techniques to local celebrities and attendees over the course of the day, accompanied by hair and make-up stations to complete the transformation.

Clara's Big Ride
12:30pm - 2:30pm
Jack Poole Plaza
On May 17, be there to welcome Clara Hughes back to Vancouver. It’s all part of Clara’s Big Ride – 95 communities in 110 days. It will be an afternoon to remember. The festivities start at 12:30. Speakers include Clara Hughes, Bob Leonarduzzi, and Michael Schratter. Hear stories of triumph, enjoy free entertainment, live music and pick up some exciting give-aways.

Meet The Maker - Fresco
2pm - 6pm
Xoxolat 1271 Homer St Vancouver, BC V6B 2Y9
Learning is more fun with Chocolate! Come taste the difference the maker makes!   Through his small-batch processed chocolates, Rob Anderson, Engineer by day & Chocolatier by night will be demonstrating how roasting & conching affect overall experience of chocolate.    You will not leave hungry!   All Fresco bars are dairy free, nut free, soy free and gluten free.

Canstruction Vancouver
May 9th - 16th 2014
Pendulum Gallery, Rotunda at Pacific Centre and the Four Seasons Hotel

Canstruction Vancouver is an annual design and build competitions that takes place in over 160 cities world wide. Teams of architects, engineers, designers and schools get together to CANstruct fantastic, giant sized sculptures made entirely out of canned food. After the structures are built and the winners declared the creations go on view to the general public as giant art exhibits. Founder MET Fine Printers and Presenting Sponsor FortisBC will host Vancouver's finest Food/Art display at the Pendulum Gallery, Rotunda at Pacific Centre and the Four Seasons Hotel.  

International Summer Night Market - $2
7pm - 12am Fri, Sat, 
7pm - 11pm Sun, May 9 - Sept 14
12631 Vulcan Way, Richmond BC
6th annual Summer Night Market in Richmond starting May 9, 2013! Lots of food, live entertainment and vendors.

Richmond Night Market - $2
Fri-Sat  7PM - 12AM  May 16 - Oct 13
Sun & Stat Holidays  7PM - 11PM
8351 River Road, Richmond BC
Lots of food, live entertainment and vendors. $2 fee for regular admission (Subject to changes). FREE admission for children 10 & under and FREE admission for Seniors 60 & up. $10 and $20 Zoom Passes are available for purchase.


Sunday, May 18, 2014 

Kitsilano Farmers Market  
10:00am - 2:00pm every Sunday from May 11 - October 19
2690 Larch Street at 10th Avenue, Parking Lot of Kitsilano Community Centre
Shop for organic and conventional product, meat, cheese, seafood and plants as well as tasty baked goods, beautiful crafts while being entertained by local musicians. Hot coffee and hot food available on site each week.

Main Street Vinyl Record Fair  - $3
11am - 4pm Sat & Sunday
Cambrian Hall - 215 East 17th Ave, Vancouver BC
Buy, sell, trade – new and used vinyl records plus a selection of used turntables in Vancouver.  Thousands of vinyl records for sale! Discover gems and stock up on cheap classics!  Join us MAY LONG WEEKEND for 2 DAYS of vinyl-spinning DJs, food truck goodness, prizes, discounts and great deals on tons of vinyl records.

127th Anniversary of CPR Engine 374
12pm - 3pm 
Roundhouse Community Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific) Vancouver, BC
Come and join us for the 127th anniversary celebration of the arrival of the first train to Vancouver! 127 years ago the CPR Engine 374 pulled into the Vancouver terminal, becoming the first passenger train to arrive in the city of Vancouver. On Sunday May 18, Engine 374 makes her annual trip out onto the Roundhouse Turntable. Watch her steam up and hear the whistle blow! Come celebrate with Free birthday cake and other activities.

#FamstaMeet
1pm - 4pm
Whytecliff Park  West Vancouver, BC V7W 2L3
@dudelum & @flolum are hosting a family friendly Instameet for @Instagram's Worldwide InstaMeet 9 #WWIM9. Let's call it #FamstaMeet. It's not just for families though, everyone is welcome!  We'll be meeting at Whytecliff Park in West Vancouver on May 18th at 1pm. There's a playground, picnic spots and stunning views. The fine folks at @herschelsupply, @nativeshoes and @cartemsdonuts have partnered with us for some awesome giveaways and sweet treats.

Chicken Fight III at The Lamplighter
4:00pm - 9:00pm
92 Water Street 
The third annual Gastown Chicken Fight.  Gastown chefs compete in a Chicken Wing grilling showdown on the Lamplighter patio.  It’s free to drop by & help judge the greatest wings in the history of Gastown (This year).
  
Canstruction Vancouver
May 9th - 16th 2014
Pendulum Gallery, Rotunda at Pacific Centre and the Four Seasons Hotel

Canstruction Vancouver is an annual design and build competitions that takes place in over 160 cities world wide. Teams of architects, engineers, designers and schools get together to CANstruct fantastic, giant sized sculptures made entirely out of canned food. After the structures are built and the winners declared the creations go on view to the general public as giant art exhibits. Founder MET Fine Printers and Presenting Sponsor FortisBC will host Vancouver's finest Food/Art display at the Pendulum Gallery, Rotunda at Pacific Centre and the Four Seasons Hotel.

International Summer Night Market - $2
7pm - 12am Fri, Sat, 
7pm - 11pm Sun, May 9 - Sept 14
12631 Vulcan Way, Richmond BC
6th annual Summer Night Market in Richmond starting May 9, 2013! Lots of food, live entertainment and vendors.

Richmond Night Market - $2
Fri-Sat  7PM - 12AM  May 16 - Oct 13
Sun & Stat Holidays  7PM - 11PM
8351 River Road, Richmond BC
Lots of food, live entertainment and vendors. $2 fee for regular admission (Subject to changes). FREE admission for children 10 & under and FREE admission for Seniors 60 & up. $10 and $20 Zoom Passes are available for purchase.


Monday, May 19, 2014 - Victoria Day

Victoria Day at Burnaby Village Museum
11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Burnaby Village Museum 6501 Deer Lake Ave Burnaby BC V5G 3T6
Pomp. Ceremony. Fun. The Burnaby Village Museum site is set in the 1920s - a place where pictures of the King George V and Queen Mary are hung in the school house, where the Union Jack flies over the site and Victoria Day is celebrated in grand style.  Special entertainment all day long including: Morris Dancers, a parade, the TraiNgang and 15th Filed Regiment Band. After the parade, be presented to Queen Victoria by her ladies-in-waiting during the Queen's Levee. Enjoy a piece of birthday cake.


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