Vancouver Weekend Events (Sept 19 - 21, 2014)

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Friday, September 19, 2014

Vancouver Design Week Events
Various times and locations 
Sept 15 - 28, 2014
Vancouver Design Week is a 14-day-long collection of events and programming to explore the unique design ecosystem of our city. Join the conversation. Learn and share. Show up and help shape Vancouver's design future.

Friends of the VPL: Fall Sidewalk Used Book Sale
Friday, Saturday 10am - 5pm
Promenade Central Library 350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
Gently used books, CDs and DVDs, and comics galore (Angel, Robotech, X-Men) from the 1980s onward - all at great prices! Books and comics are half-price on Saturday.

POOCH PHOTO SHOOT
Friday, 4:00PM - 10:00PM 
Meccanica by Cressey, 102 E 1st Avenue Vancouver, BC V5T 1A4
 ENTRY: FREE, PICTURES BY DONATION  Book your spot by calling 604.999.6177 or simply stop by with your furry friend (there might be some wait time for drop-ins, pre-booking is encouraged).  An avid animal lover and Vancouver-based artist, Monika Blichar regularly turns her dogs’ adventures into pet-loving art and is inviting the community to do the same at her one-day "Pet Portrait Fundraiser" hosted at Meccanica and facilitated by MAB Art Studio & Gallery. Along with a display of kid-created “pet portraits,” created at MAB Art Studio’s Summer Art Camps, the event will feature a pet apparel and accessory sale as well as light refreshments. Bring your pet down with his or her accessories, get a photo of your best buddy and support the local animal shelter (North Shore Animal Welfare Society + SPCA) and Make and Break Arts Foundation.

Reflections at The Vancouver Lookout Closing Gala
Friday, 5pm - 9pm
The Vancouver Lookout 555 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B4N6
Live painting + Refreshments + Free admission  We are a collective of 30 up-and-coming artists studying illustration and graphic design at Capilano University. We have created a collection of paintings that celebrate the fresh, exciting and modern spirit of our city.  We invite you to enjoy our work in a unique setting with a 360° view of Vancouver as the backdrop.

A POP-UP AFFAIR PRESENTS PEEP SHOW 
Friday, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM 
MakerLabs, 196 Kingsway, Vancouver, British Columbia V5T3J2 
Peep Show is the inaugural event for a collective of designers and makers promoting new design and creative conversations. Through the concept of ‘Transparency’, we bring education, design rationale, and the creative process to the surface as a way to question and provoke the current modes of consumption. Peep Show will feature work created by the collective members and other creatives in the community.

VANCOUVER IS AWESOME - MAKER SERIES OPENING NIGHT
Friday, 7:00 PM 
MakerLabs, 196 Kingsway, Vancouver, British Columbia V5T3J2
Maker Series is partnering with MakerLabs, a local makerspace, to feature the design processes of several local designers, makers and artists. The exhibition is happening alongside A Pop Up Affair Presents: Peep Show. Join us for this exciting social event, get a first look at the exhibit and meet Vancouver's designers and makers.

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Vancouver Design Week Events
Various times and locations 
Sept 15 - 28, 2014
Vancouver Design Week is a 14-day-long collection of events and programming to explore the unique design ecosystem of our city. Join the conversation. Learn and share. Show up and help shape Vancouver's design future.

Bootlegger Sample Sale
Saturday, 9:00am - 11:30am
4460 Jacombs Road, Richmond, BC
SAMPLE SALE: All items from $1 - $25! Cash only.  Saturday, Sep 20th from 9AM to 11:30AM @ 4460 Jacombs Road, Richmond, BC - entrance located at rear of building.  No fitting rooms on premises, please dress accordingly!

Vancouver Tugboat Fesival
Saturday, Sunday 10am - 5pm
Granville Island, Vancouver
The first annual Vancouver Tugboat Festival on Granville Island will allow the public to board a variety of tugboats from older heritage tugs to more modern designs and learn not only about the tugs and how they operate but about the fascinating history as well as the vital importance of tugboats to BC’s West Coast and the Port of Vancouver, and even today for Ocean Concrete on Granville Island. The flagship of the festival is the SS Master which has become part of Granville Island’s waterfront during the summer. The tugs will be open to the public from 10am to 5pm on Saturday and part of Sunday from 10am. Sunday afternoon the tugs will leave the docks and parade around False Creek and English Bay. 

Friends of the VPL: Fall Sidewalk Used Book Sale
Friday, Saturday 10am - 5pm
Promenade Central Library 350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
Gently used books, CDs and DVDs, and comics galore (Angel, Robotech, X-Men) from the 1980s onward - all at great prices! Books and comics are half-price on Saturday. 

Eating Green Workshop
11am
at Dunbar Harvest Festival, Dunbar Village
Learn to eat greener year round with Holistic Nutritionist Tricia Sedgwick & Urban Gardener Joey Liu from The World In A Garden!

Dunbar Harvest Festival
Saturday, 11am - 3pm
Dunbar Village, Dunbar Street between West 16th and West 41st Ave, Vancouver
This family-friendly street festival is a “must attend” event. Taking place in all three areas of Dunbar, there’ll be live music, activities for adults & kids, community groups presentations, and games & giveaways from the businesses.

Wesbrook Village Festival
Saturday, 11am - 4pm
Wesbrook Village, UBC
4th Annual Wesbrook Village Festival. Live music, FREE BBQ, Rock climbing wall, bouncy castle, kids crafts & games, face painting and more! Wesbrook Village will be filled with music and performances brought to stage by Will Stroet, Dr. Strangelove, UBC opera, UBC Dance Team and many more. 

Vancouver Modern Home Tour - $30 
Saturday, 11:00am - 5:00pm
Various locations
Modern Home Tours is pleased to announce the 2014 Vancouver Modern Home Tour in conjunction with Western Living Magazine’s Design Week and Vancouver Design Week.  Curated by Western Living Magazine Editor-in-Chief Anicka Quin and Modern Home Tours, the second annual Vancouver Modern Home Tour offers tourgoers the opportunity for a rare look inside some of the most cutting-edge dwellings in the city. 

VDW BLOCK PARTY / HAWKERS MARKET -SPECIAL VDW EDTION
Saturday, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Railway Street between Dunlevy & Jackson, Vancouver
VDW in collaboration with Hawkers Market re-designs the "block party". Take your taste buds for a walk as you continue along your VDW Open Studio and Sampling adventure.


Sunday, September 21, 2014

Vancouver Design Week Events
Various times and locations 
Sept 15 - 28, 2014
Vancouver Design Week is a 14-day-long collection of events and programming to explore the unique design ecosystem of our city. Join the conversation. Learn and share. Show up and help shape Vancouver's design future.

Vancouver Tugboat Fesival
Saturday, Sunday 10am - 5pm
Granville Island, Vancouver
The first annual Vancouver Tugboat Festival on Granville Island will allow the public to board a variety of tugboats from older heritage tugs to more modern designs and learn not only about the tugs and how they operate but about the fascinating history as well as the vital importance of tugboats to BC’s West Coast and the Port of Vancouver, and even today for Ocean Concrete on Granville Island. The flagship of the festival is the SS Master which has become part of Granville Island’s waterfront during the summer. The tugs will be open to the public from 10am to 5pm on Saturday and part of Sunday from 10am. Sunday afternoon the tugs will leave the docks and parade around False Creek and English Bay.

Pandora Park Fall Fair
1pm - 4pm
Pandora Park, 2325 Franklin Street 1 block north of Hastings and Nanaimo streets, Vancouver
On Sunday, September 21. 2014 from 1:00 – 4:00pm, all are welcome to the Pandora Park Fall Fair where there will be free fun for all ages with a country fair that includes arts and crafts, music and dance, games and activities, a bbq and more.


Reoccurring Events


Night Markets:

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.

MERCATO: Italian Night Market 
3pm - 7pm every 3rd Friday of the month until until Friday, November 21st, 2014
Italian Cultural Centre, 3075 Slocan Street at Grandview Highway
IL CENTRO Italian Cultural Centre is proud to host and present Il MERCATO, the city’s first Farmer and Italian Night Market starting this Friday. This market is the first of its kind in Vancouver bringing together the tastes of Italy with the produce grown in local farms. We invite the community to come shop for a vibrant assortment of fresh fruit and vegetables, handmade products from local artisans and delicious food prepared by Il Centro’s chef. The Italian community market element allows you the opportunity to bring home a taste of Italy every month. Stay for live Italian music featuring the classic mandolin and accordion, and children’s activities provided by our Italian School teachers.


Farmers Markets:

Vancouver Farmers Market - Trout Lake
Saturdays, 9:00am - 2:00pm May 10 - October 18, 2014
North Parking Lot of John Hendry Park at Trout Lake, Vancouver 

Saturday Farm Market at UBC Farm
Saturdays, 9:00am-1:00pm from June-Oct
free 30 minute public tours at 11:00am
UBC Farm, 3461 Ross Drive, Vancouver

Vancouver Farmers Markets - West End
Saturdays, 9:00am - 2:00pm from May 31 - October 18, 2014
1100 Block of Comox Street across from Nelson Park at Mole Hill

Kerrisdale Village Farmers Market 
Saturdays, June 14 - October 11, 2014 10am - 2pm each week 
East Boulevard between 37th and 41st Avenue - near Kerrisdale Arena

River District Farmers Market
Saturdays, 10:00am - 3:00pm from May3 - Oct18
Kerr Street Plaza – on Kerr Street, one block South of SE Marine Drive, Vancouver

Kitsilano Farmers Market  
Sundays, 10:00am - 2:00pm from May 11 - October 19
2690 Larch Street at 10th Avenue, Parking Lot of Kitsilano Community Centre 

Mt Pleasant Farmers Market 
Sundays, 10am - 2pm from June 15 - October 12, 2014 
Guelph Street between 7th and 8th Avenues, on the paved play area between Mt. Pleasant Elementary and Guelph Park

FOSS Farm Market Days 
Fridays in June, July and August from 10:30am - 5pm 
Saturdays in September and October from 12-4pm 
6767 Balaclava St at West 51st Ave, Vancouver

Steveston Farmers & Artisans Market
1st & 3rd Sundays, May through September, from 10 am- 4 pm
August 3rd and 17th , September 7th and 21st 
Moncton St & Third Ave Richmond, BC V7E



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1 comment:

Walter Kowalski said...

This restaurant sounds great. I've been searching for an Italian restaurant in my area. My anniversary is coming up and my wife absolutely loves Italian food.
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