March 2 to 8
By Morgan Hannah, Life & Style Editor
Here here! The latest events, hot off the press… the Other Press, that is! Indulge in something splendid, something fun! Grab a friend or two and find your way over to a couple of these local events!
Date: Several dates until Mar 28
Location: Various locations in downtown Vancouver
Time: Various times
Price: Varies on event, many are free
The biggest annual Celtic festival in Western Canada is a celebration of community, and you should join in the fun! There will be highlights of many different aspects of several different Celtic nations’ culture. See dance, music, and spoken word performances!
Underneath the Harlem Moon
Date: March 3
Location: Guilt & Co, 1 Alexander Street, Underground, Vancouver
Time: Doors at 7pm and show at 9:30 pm
Price: By donation
An event in the historic and beautiful Gastown which is just as mesmerizing as the area! The event is a cabaret show that offers a selection of spoken word and singers curated by local Ms. Krystle Dos Santos.
Brewchella Beer + Beverage Festival
Date: March 4
Location: CRAFT Beer Market Vancouver, 85 W 1st Ave, Vancouver
Time: 5 to 8 pm
Price: $15 per ticket
For all you beer-heads, this festival has over 100 beers on tap, and 20 new beers! There will be live entertainment and will star local breweries and other types of alcoholic drinks for consumption and enjoyment. Tickets come with five sampling tokens and additional tokens will cost $2 each. Feel good about having a good time too—a percentage of money raised will go to their charity partner.
International Women’s Day 2020
Date: March 5
Location: Westwood Plateau Executive 12-Hole Course, 1630 Parkway Blvd, Coquitlam
Time: 11 am to 2 pm
Price: Member Ticket: $55, Future Member Ticket: $95
Want to learn and celebrate women’s achievements? The Tri-Cities Chamber is hosting their 6th annual International Women’s Day celebration and will have many speakers and panels for those interested in expanding their knowledge in this relevant and important field.
Jody Vance, a 30-year veteran in her field of sports reporting and the first woman in Canada to individually host a sports show, will be a keynote speaker at the event.
VANCOUVER GLOW PARTY 2020
Date: March 6
Location: Republic, 958 Granville St, Vancouver
Time: 10 pm to 3 am
Price: $10 to $25 per ticket depending on when you purchase
According to Eventbrite, there will be “high-energy music, blacklighting, laser lights and LED sticks!” This’ll be one mind-blowing combination! The high-quality sound system combined with the bumping light show will offer a night impossible to forget! A professional photographer will also be there to catch photos of your cute outfits.
Paint Nite: The Original Paint and Sip Party
Date: March 8
Location: London Pub, 700 Main Street, Vancouver
Time: 3 pm to 5 pm
Price: $35 per ticket
Everything is provided for you to paint, all you need to do is add drinks and water to create a great time! Perfect for group hangouts of all sorts.
Sharon Shannon as a part of CelticFest
Date: March 8
Location: Mel Lehan Hall at St. James, 3214 West 10th Ave, Kitsilano
Time: Doors at 7 pm, Show at 8 pm
Price: $45 per ticket, Advance tickets also available at Highlife Records on Commercial Drive and Tapestry Music on West 10th Avenue
An accordion and fiddle master, Sharon Shannon is coming to Vancouver! A show suitable for all ages, shapes, and sizes, this traditional performer who has the edge of a rocker offers a show that will both keep you on your toes, and keep your toes tappin’!