5 Things To Do In Vancouver This Week (February 28 – March 6)

Your weekly roundup of the top events in the city, including art exhibitions, local theatre, restaurant openings, concerts, film, markets and other to-dos we think you’ll love. If you have a Vancouver event you’d like to submit for consideration, send an email to ahirose@canadawide.com.

Read on for this week’s lineup.

Credit: Note: This image was taken pre-pandemic

1. Workout for Women’s Day

March 1 – 8

In honour of International Women’s Day, local movement instructors and fitness studios are offering classes in order to support Battered Women’s Support Services, Vancouver Women’s Health Collective and WISH Drop-In Centre. Get your body moving and do some good.

When: March 1 – 8
Where: Various studios and online
Cost: By donation
More Info: strongertogethervancouver.com

2. Sneaker Con

March 5

Get some fresh kicks or have your current sneakers verified at Vancouver’s Sneaker Con. They’ve gotexclusive, hard-to-find shoes, apparel and art as well as giveaways and live auctions to fulfill your streetwear dreams.

When: March 5, 12 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre
Cost: $37
More Info: eventbrite.ca

Credit: Credit: Patrick Shannon

3. Treat Show Comedy

March 5

There’s a new weekly comedy show starting at the China Cloud (full disclosure, Vanmag assistant editor Alyssa Hirose is in the cast and we’re taking no responsibility for her performance). Improv comedians Tom Hill, Allie Entwistle, Kerri Donaldson, Ronald Dario, Devin Mackenzie and Hirose herself bring Treat Show Comedy to you early (8:00 p.m) and late (10:00 p.m.) every Saturday night. It’s like a reward.

When: Saturdays, 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 pm.
Where: The China Cloud
Cost: $25 or pay what you can
More Info: eventbrite.ca

4. Reveal + Tell

March 3 – 5

Get back into the groove of in-person performances with some powerful dance-theatre. Ballet BC is showcasing three distinct contemporary ballet pieces by three internationally renowned choreographers.

When: March 3 – 5
Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Cost: From $22
More Info: balletbc.com

5. Little Red Warrior and His Lawyer

March 3 – 13

This satirical and comedic play is about land claims, but through the lens of Nlaka’pamux story traditions and from the perspective of snk̓ y̓ép, Coyote, the sacred profane Trickster. Find out what snk̓ y̓ép would do if his ancestral lands were being threatened, and what happens his court-appointed lawyer invites him to stay.

When: March 3 – 13
Where: York Theatre, The Cultch
Cost: From $10
More Info: thecultch.com