What to Do on the Weekend?

To keep you busy on the weekend, here are some fun things to do on the upcoming Saturday and Sunday:

Our weekly event is taking place on Saturday, October 5. We will escape the room at Locked on 1050 Kingsway  – Unit#200 (on the second floor).  Our mission is to prevent the world from being reigned by zombies – mutants created by a failed animal experiment and a virus spreading all over the city. We are the only human survivors and the search for the antidote is our goal. To find it, we have to make our way deep into the laboratory. We are the world’s last hope to prevent a catastrophe! Do not miss to join us on Saturday afternoon!

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Another fun thing to do on the weekend is attending the Diwali Fest. From October 5 until November 3 numerous of these festivities take place in the Lower Mainland of Vancouver. Diwali celebrates East Indian culture and is celebrated around the world in fall. This weekend, the celebrations take place in downtown Surrey on Saturday, October 5. This is surely a great opportunity to experience another culture and Vancouver’s diversity.

For it is the Octoberfest season, I can also recommend the Octoberfest of the Alpenclub, which offers German food and beer, live music and dancing, held on October 4-5. The venue is a large and festively decorated beer hall-type room at 4875 Victoria Drive. Tickets can be bought on the Alpenclub’s website.

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For those of you interested in movies, the Vancouver International Film Festival is still running until October 11 in cinemas across downtown. Check out the variety of new movies as well as the special events like Q&As, panel discussions and master classes.

I hope the mentioned activities and happenings give you lots of inspiration for the weekend. Hope to see y’all for the escape the room game on Saturday. It’s going to be great fun!! 🙂

– Felicitas

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International Village,
Suite 2077, 2079 – 88 West Pender Street
Vancouver, Canada -V6B 6N9-
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What to Do on the Weekend?

Another workweek has passed and the weekend is close at hand. So what is there to do on the upcoming weekend?

One of the greatest events this fall starts on Thursday, September 26. It’s the International Vancouver Film Festival (VIFF). The VIFF presents the world’s best cinema fused with related talks and events. Over 320 films are on display in a variety of movie theatres throughout downtown and approximately 400 industry professionals from around the globe are hosted. We will watch a Canadian Premiere on Sunday, September 29. “Burning Cane” depicts the stories of two Southern African-American men and their struggles in daily life as a pastor and unemployed father. The movie, which was written, photographed, and directed by someone still in high school (Philip Youmans), is surely worth a visit. We will meet on 2:30 pm on Sunday in the Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas, in the shopping mall where also our office is located in.
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Apart from the world of movies, we also have other ideas for you for the weekend: 

Another great festival taking place is the International Vancouver Flamenco Festival with pop-up but also theatre performances on Saturday and Sunday. Also on Sunday, September 28th, the Shipyards Festival is held in the Lower Lonsdale District on the North Shore. The one-day event includes free admission, multiple stages, beer gardens and lots of different food to be discovered. Not to forget, the location also offers stunning views of the Vancouver skyline. Most conveniently, you can go there by sea bus which itself is always a fun thing to do.

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For those 19+, the Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival might also be an interesting event to attend. The festival takes place at the Hard Rock Casino featuring over 50 BC craft breweries, tasty appetizers and lots of interesting people to mingle with. In addition, it is Octoberfest time now all across the world. This weekend, on Saturday, one takes place at the Hastings Racecourse from 1 to 6 pm. You’ll find traditional fare, exciting horse races, live music, and of course, plenty of food and beer there.

Have a great weekend and see you at the movies on Sunday!! 🙂

– Felicitas

INTERNeX International Exchange
International Village,
Suite 2077, 2079 – 88 West Pender Street
Vancouver, Canada -V6B 6N9-
Web: http://www.internexcanada.com
Email: pr@internexcanada.com

What to do on the weekend

Hi Everyone,

Its Friday and the Thanks Giving weekend is starting very soon! And there are lots of thing to do and we show you whats happening around you 🙂

Before we celebrate Thanks Giving there is a major event going on in Vancouver, the:

Vancouver – International Film Festival

It is running now for one week already and is a huge success! A lot of the 375 movies from the 75 different countries have been shown already, but there are plenty more coming up in different cinemas.

When:
Happening right now, and also during the week!

Where:
Empire Granville 7 Cinemas
855 Granville St (between Smithe and Robson)

Pacific Cinematheque
1131 Howe St (at Helmcken)

Vancity Theatre
Vancouver International Film Centre
1181 Seymour St (at Davie)

Visa Screening Room
Vogue Theatre
918 Granville St. (at Smithe St.)

Check the film schedule

Price:

  • Regular Ticket: $12
  • Weekday Marinnee (Film starts beform 6pm, excludes holiday Monday 10th October) $10
  • 3D Movie $15
  • Student package 5 tickets for $50
  • 30 ticket pack for $270

How to buy tickets:
Visa is the exclusive card accepted by the Vancouver International Film Festival. All Visa cardholders have unique privileges, including the right to buy tickets, packs and passes for a full week before cash sales begin.

There are several options for buying passes or tickets:

Passes must be bought in advance.

For more Information about the films click here

Keep following us, because upcoming weeks we are giving you more information and some good tips about the International Film Festival!
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Vancouver – Arts Club Theatre Company

The Arts Club Theatre Company is right now in its 48th season and is the largest theatre company in Western Canada. Each year, more than a quarter of a million people experience a professional theatre performance! Their productions reach from musicals and contemporary comedies to classics and new works. The Arts Club also presents its audiences outside of Vancouver a three-show mini-season at different places around British Columbia.

This weekend we want to recommend you a lovely comedy: “CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION”

A COMEDY OF SECRETS
When Marty gathers four locals for the first ever drama class in a small Vermont town, she has no idea how an injection of hula-hooping and wacky acting games will come to change their lives—including, most unexpectedly, her own.

Running time: 95 minutes with no intermission

Where:

Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage
2750 Granville Street (@ 12th Avenue)
Vancouver, BC
V6H 3J3

When:

Enjoy the Play 🙂

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Whistler – The Legendary Turkey Sale

The Legendary Turkey Sale is a place in whistler where you can shop for the top name brands in ski and snowboard equipment under one roof, and all this at a huge pre season savings!

So we recommend you this weekend in Whistler if you get ready for the upcoming ski-season then make sure you stop into the Turkey Sale!

And the deals and activities don’t stop. Local retailers, accommodation and restaurants are all sharing in the Thanksgiving spirit. The Turkey Sale, and all of the Thanksgiving activities that go along with it, starts at high noon Friday October 8, with a sale for locals and lasts through the weekend

Where:

Blackcomb Daylodge at the base of Blackcomb Mountain 
When:
  • Saturday – October 9 –>   9:00am – 6:00pm
  • Sunday – October 10 –>   9:00am – 6:00pm
  • Monday – October 11 –>  10:00am – 5:00pm
We wish you lots of fun by your shopping tour 🙂
 
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We hope these tips were useful to you and that you will have a great weekend!

Cheers, Felix

INTERNeX International Exchange
Suite 200-211 Columbia Street
Vancouver BC -V6A 2R5-
Web: www.internexcanada.com
Phone: +1 (604) 662 8149
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