No big plans for the upcoming weekend yet? Don’t feel like partying for some reason? Here are the alternatives.
For fashion victims: Vancouver Fashion Week (Sept 18th – 23rd)
Launching Summer/Spring 2013, the VFW is a must-see for everyone who wants to be ahead of the game and know everything about next year’s trends and styles. This is your chance to check out leading as well as up and coming designers from all over the world, immerse in the glitz and glam and enjoy runway shows that are open to the public. One day tickets for the fashion shows are $75. See the schedule and order your tickets HERE.
Hot tips for music lovers this weekend:
- Jason Mraz with Christina Perri (Friday, 21st @ Rogers Arena) – Tickets from $66
- The Raveonettes (Danish band, Sunday 23rd @ Venue) – Tickets are $20
For everyone who digs every kind of art: Olio Festival (Sept 19th – 23rd)
For the fourth year in a row, the Olio festival combines all the cool and fun stuff you would ever wanna see in Vancouver. This is how the organizers describe Olio: “Dozens of live music performances at Vancouver’s most intimate venues; obscure, intriguing film screenings at independent theatres; up close and personal comedy to shatter your funny bone; innovative multimedia visual arts installations; and Jamcouver, the skate competition that unites riders for the best sesh since Slam City. This year, we’ve added fashion to our roster; trend-setters, prepare yourselves for runway action.” Click HERE for more information and order your tickets (one day pass $28).
For bargain hunters: 21st Century Flea Market (Sunday, Sept 23rd, 10am-3pm @ Croatian Cultural Centre, 3250 Commercial Dr)
This fun collector’s market is the largest of its kind in BC, with over 175 vendor tables jam-packed with vintage jewelry, boho chic accessories, china & glass, retro furnishings, antiques & memorabilia, books, country stuff, records & CD’s, mid-century Modern, linens & lace, collectibles, postcards & advertising, sports items, dolls & toys, silverware, paintings & prints, lamps & shades & much, much more…make this your year to ‘go green’! Read more.
Have a great weekend and enjoy whatever you decide to do. I hope Bowen Island on Saturday is marked in RED in your calendar already!
Thank God it’s Friday. 😀