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Grand Prix of Art - Richmond

Various locations throughout Steveston Village
Richmond, British Columbia
V7E 3J1
Websitehttp://www.grandprixofart.com
Toll-free
Phone

Daily from September 20, 2014 to September 28, 2014

Join us for the painting event of the year! Artists are invited to participate in a competition of Plein Air painting. Artists will be randomly allocated a location, where they will have three hours to complete a work of art. The works will be adjudicated, with over $2000 in prizes. Young artists are also invited to participate, with dedicated awards for youth as well as numerous participation awards. Visitors are invited to come down to enjoy the atmosphere, live music, & watch the competition unfold as artists battle for the conveted Grand Prix Championship. Visitors will also be able to vote for a "People's Choice" award & take in the display of the painting which will hang at Britannia Heritage Shipyards through the week.

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Our Fair Neighbour - Vancouver

1882 Adanac St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V5L 4E5

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Our Fair Neighbour is a local goods, crafts and services market. A market for the people by the people.

Our goal for this market is to showcase amazing people in our city doing amazing things. We aim to give makers and neighbours the opportunity to meet in a social community environment.

We also aim to have a whole bunch of fun.

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Pirates at the Cannery - Richmond

12138 Fourth Ave
Richmond, British Columbia
V7E 3J1
Websitehttp://www.gulfofgeorgiacannery.com
Toll-free
Phone604-664-9009

Daily from September 20, 2014 to September 21, 2014

Avast ye mateys! Celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery. Enjoy a fun scavenger hunt inside our 55,000 square foot historic cannery, and enter for a chance to win a chocolate treasure chest! Aaaar, we await ye! Event runs from Noon- 4:00 pm.

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Steam Whistle Oktoberfest Party - Vancouver

319 Main St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6A 2S7
Websitehttp://www.steamwhistle.ca
Toll-free
Phone416-362-2337

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Get your oom-pah-pah on and join Steam Whistle's ultimate Oktoberfest Party at The Imperial at 8:00 pm.

We've searched the province to find the epitome in German heritage to bring the most authentic Oktoberfest experience to Vancouver. Enjoy local folk music by The Rheinlander Oom-pah Band and entertainment by the AVC Edelweiss Dancers. Savour the mouthwatering food and divine sausage by Vancouver's own Bestie and party into the night with music by DJ Mike Woodhouse.

Tickets are $15 in advance (online at gettickets.ca) or $20 at the door. Each ticket comes with a souvenir ½ litre ceramic stein to cheer this renowned beer festival.

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Wesbrook Village Festival 2014 - Vancouver

3378 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6S 0A8
Websitehttp://discoverwesbrook.com/
Toll-free
Phone

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Come join the annual Wesbrook Village Festival with tons of family-friendly activities!

Festival features free BBQ, sidewalk sales, kids zone with bouncy castle and face-painting, live music and a whole lot of neighbourhood love!

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City as Site: Public Art in Richmond - Richmond

180-7700 Minoru Gate
Richmond, British Columbia
V6Y 1R9
Websitehttp://www.richmondartgallery.org
Toll-free
Phone604-247-8300

Daily from September 6, 2014 to October 26, 2014

The first exhibition to highlight the City of Richmond's Public Art Program. Curated by Richmond Art Gallery Director Rachel Rosenfield Lafo, the exhibition will feature several diverse public art projects representing the different ways public art is funded in Richmond - through civic funding, private development, community projects, and the program's newer series of temporary projects and socially engaged artist performances. The goal of the exhibition is to reveal the mysteries of the public art process, its role in cultural planning strategy, the possibilities it offers for community participation and its value to the community.

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BC Sports Hall of Fame All Access Experience at BC Place - Vancouver

777 Pacific Blvd Gate A BC Place
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6B 4Y8
Websitehttp://www.bcsportshalloffame.com/
Toll-free
Phone604-687-5520

Weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday from Tuesday September 2, 2014 to Tuesday September 30, 2014

This special tour of the BC Sports Hall of Fame gains you access behind the scenes at BC Place, one of Canada's most modern stadiums. Join us as we walk exclusively through areas of the stadium such as the media rooms, luxury suites and the locker rooms of the BC Lions and the Vancouver Whitecaps (when available). You even get to walk onto the actual field and enjoy a tremendous view of BC Place. Afterwards visitors can relive the excitement of the 2010 Olympics Games in the Hall of Fame's Vancouver 2010 Gallery and participate in numerous interactive activities in the participation zone.

Tours run at 10:00 am, 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm.

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Dressed in Drama - Vancouver

578 Carrall St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6B 5K2
Websitehttp://www.vancouverchinesegarden.com
Toll-free
Phone604-662-3207

Daily from September 2, 2014 to November 2, 2014

An exhibit of Peking Opera theatrical costumes, shoes, head-pieces and jewelry, last seen 10 years ago in Toronto, is Vancouver's chance to appreciate gorgeous pieces of art sewn with great consideration to design and colour. Collection of William Lau, acclaimed Chinese-Canadian artist specializing in the art of Peking Opera. Included with garden admission. 9:30 am-7:00 pm.

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Lost Souls of Gastown - Vancouver

Cathedral Square
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6B 3A3
Websitehttp://www.forbiddenvancouver.ca
Toll-free
Phone604-839-3126

Weekly on Tuesday-Saturday from Tuesday August 12, 2014 to Monday November 10, 2014

Venture into our city's most gruesome history - when Vancouver was a frontier town of hustlers and thieves, vagabonds and bawdy girls. You will hear stories of: Vancouver's first madam, who built a glamorous Gastown bawdy house before the city even had a school; a long-forgotten plague that clutched the city in its feverish grasp; the terror of the fire that ate-up Gastown in minutes and sent people sprinting for their lives down Water Street; a Klondike Gold Rush beauty, who had her heart broken - and her pocketbook looted - by a ruthless theatre magnate; and, the city's oldest unsolved murder - the death of prospector John Bray.

The tour ventures through Gastown, where many of Vancouver's most historic buildings are located.

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Prohibition City - Vancouver

Cathedral Square
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6B 3A3
Websitehttp://www.forbiddenvancouver.ca
Toll-free
Phone604-839-3126

Weekly on Tuesday-Saturday from Monday August 11, 2014 to Thursday October 30, 2014

On Prohibition City, you will explore the strange, corrupt and colourful history of Prohibition-era Vancouver, with stories of speakeasies, private members clubs, corruption, bootlegging and free-flowing medicinal liquor.

You will get a chance to visit the historic Dominion Building, Sun Tower and the city's oldest bar.

You will also relive stories of the city's most notorious mayor - L.D. Taylor - its most beautiful showgirl and its greatest rum-runners.

This is your chance to explore Vancouver's dirtiest history.

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