January 20 to 26
By Morgan Hannah, Life & Style Editor
It’s a new year and you’re a new you! Another semester of school is in full swing and it’s time to rediscover who you are by stepping out there and trying something new or something classic.
Sustainable Seafood Walking Tour
Date: January 21 and 28
Location: Meet at Fanny Bay Oyster Bar, 762 Cambie Street, Vancouver
Time: 2 to 5 pm
Price: $36.57 per ticket
Exercise, education, and eats come together in this balanced downtown offering. Participants will be treated to dishes from each of the stops on the tour while learning about each location’s sustainability practices. Participating restaurants include Colette Grand Café, Fanny Bay Oyster Bar, Minami, and Hula Poke Yaletown.
Date: January 21 (Kitsilano), 22 (Surrey), 28 (Main Street)
Location: Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co.
– 1876 W 1st Ave, Vancouver
– Unit 105 – 5570 152 Street, Surrey
– 4186 Main Street, Vancouver
Time: 1.5-hour sessions starting at 5:30 p.m.
Price: $48.42 per ticket
What’s better than eating pizza? Learning how to make a great on—AND eating a pizza. Each 1.5-hour session includes three courses, the pizza-making, and three beer tasters (dependent on location).
Date: January 23
Location: BREWHALL, 97 E 2nd Ave, Vancouver
Time: 6 to 11 pm
Price: $25 to $40 per ticket
Into whisky? Haggis? Robbie Burns? Burns Night may be for you! BREWHALL will be pairing several whiskies with the Scottish delicacy of haggis. Even if you’re only interested in one aspect of the evening, you’ll likely head home happy.
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
Date: January 24 to 26
Location: The Orpheum: 601 Smithe Street, Vancouver
Time: 8 pm on Friday and Saturday, 2 pm on Sunday
Price: $16.25 to $95 per ticket
Maestro Jun Märkl conducts Symphonie Fantastique, a musical journey themed on the growth of French music.
Weathered Beer Celebration
Date: January 25 to 26
Location: Heritage Hall, 3201 Main Street, Vancouver
Time: 1 to 5 pm on Saturday and Sunday, 7 to 11 pm on Saturday
Price: $100 per ticket all inclusive
Celebrating stouts, barleywine, hazy hops, wild ales and lambic, this beer event promises to leave you warm for all the right reasons. Taste what you like, down what you love, and take in some art in the gallery while you’re at it!
Chinese New Year Parade
Date: January 26
Location: Vancouver Chinatown Millennium Gate, 26 West Pender Street, Vancouver
Time: 11 am to 11:59 pm
Ring in the year of the rat properly and get on down to Chinatown! Dances, marching bands, and other cultural treasures won’t disappoint!