Archive for the category "cheap fun"

Thrill The World Surrey Thriller Dance

September 23rd, 2014 @ 8:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Thrill the World, the annual zombie dance that takes place in cities around the world on the same day, has broken records for the most number of people simultaneously dancing to Michael Jackson’s Thriller — and it’s coming to Surrey. Previously only in Vancouver, the new Surrey event will happen on the same day but […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

September 19th, 2014 @ 10:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Enjoy the last weekend before school starts up again with Vancouver Fashion Week, the Fraser Valley Cork & Keg, Steam Whistle’s Oktoberfest at the Imperial and all the walking tours and farmers markets you can fit into a weekend. The Friday Late Night Movie series at the Rio Theatre is a Sam Raimi/Evil Dead triple […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

September 11th, 2014 @ 3:41pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Mid-September is here already as farmers markets segue into fall fairs and theatres fill with film and stage productions. There’s the Autumn Shift Festival, Sustainable Seafood Festival, Moon Festival, Robson Community Fair, and more this weekend. You can also catch this week’s Friday Late Night Movie at the Rio Theatre: Stand by Me. Photo credit: […]

BC Culture Days Events

September 11th, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Culture Days is an annual, national, three day celebration where Canadians are encouraged to participate in free and interactive activities to discover their cultural spirit and passion. Here in BC, there are 449 events and activities listed on the Culture Days calendar between September 26th and 28th and a provincial launch event will take place […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

September 5th, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last year during a sound check for Voices in the Park, Sarah McLachlan told media she wasn’t worried about hosting her concert this late in the season, “September is always nice in Vancouver!” I guess that’s when it sunk in for me. September is always nice. Sure, we get a taste of autumn with a […]

Zombie Walk Vancouver and White Rock

September 4th, 2014 @ 6:17pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Those who enjoy dressing like the undead will have plenty to do this weekend as two zombie walks take place in Metro Vancouver. The zombie walk in Vancouver will be first, starting out from the Vancouver Art Gallery on Saturday morning while White Rock hosts its fourth annual zombie walk on Sunday. Photo credit: Winston […]

September Late Night Movies at the Rio Theatre

September 4th, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Rio Theatre‘s Friday Late Night Movie lineup will be cut short this month but only to bring you even more movie goodness as a venue for the Vancouver International Film Festival. There are still three full Friday night movie events this month for those who love action, adventure, grilled cheese sandwiches, buttery popcorn, adult […]

Terry Fox Run Locations in Metro Vancouver

September 3rd, 2014 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 2014 Terry Fox Run is just around the corner and while some kids may participate each year with their school (School Run Day is September 24th), this year families might need to take it upon themselves to sign up on their own. The general run takes places in hundreds of communities across Canada on […]