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5 Things To Do in Vancouver This Week (May 2-May 8)

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

Read on for this week’s lineup.

Coho Market

1. Coho Makers Market

May 7

Coho Makers Market is chock-full of local makers and food vendors. The items available for purchase range from clean, botanical skincare to Filipino-inspired baked goods. Plus, Coho Coffee’s full food and beverage menu will be available all day, as will be plant-based banh mi and baos from Doi Plant Based.

When: May 7
Where: Coho Coffee
Cost: Free
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Got Craft

2. Got Craft?

May 7 – 8

If crafts are your thing, then you’ll love Got Craft. Expect to find a variety of locally-made craft-related items ranging from fabric button earrings to beautiful paper goods. The spring market will feature 90 vendors plus a mini makers area for kids 5-13 years old.

When: May 7-8
Where: Croatian Cultural Centre
Cost: Free online, $5 at the door
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The Invisible

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3. The Invisible

April 29 – May 7

This musical tells the true stories of female special operations executives during WWII. Inspired by a genre mash-up of historical research, film-noir, graphic novels and musical theatre, The Invisible, showcases the stories of these exceptional women that for so long went forgotten.

When: April 29 – May 7
Where: The Cultch
Cost: From $10
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4. Feast The Neighbourhood Table

May 5

Feast is hosting a summer kick-off party with complimentary food and drink tasters all to the tune of live music. Celebrate Feast’s anniversary with a reduced-version of their menu on their patio.

When: May 5
Where: Feast Patio
Cost: By donation for a local charity
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The Garden at the Purple House

Credit: Hamish Martin

5. The Garden at the Purple House

May 5 – June 4

Scott Sueme’s latest exhibition is named after his mother’s garden at his childhood home and is an exploration of the transience of childhood. His work speaks to the process of memory and the blur of looking towards the future through familiar motifs such as mushrooms, Chinese lattice designs and flowers.

When: May 5 – June 4
Where: Gallery Jones
Cost: Free
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