5 Unique Things to do in Vancouver This Week (Oct. 29 – Nov. 4)

How exactly do you milk an almond?

(Photo Credit: Nada.)

Make Mylks

October 29

You’ll kiss cow milk goodbye after this Non-Dairy Mylks Zero Waste Workshop. Put on by Nada, Vancouver’s package-free grocery god, this workshop will teach participants how to make cashew almond mylk, oat mylk, and sunflower seed mylk, as well as almond-pulp energy bites. Make sure you BYOC (bring your own container) and go no-waste nuts.When: Monday, October 29 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.Where: NadaCost: $12More Info: eventbrite.ca   (Photo Credit: Lena Yarinkura.)

Appreciate Art

November 1

Become a part of history at the opening of the Museum of Anthropology’s first ever all-women exhibition. Marking the Infinite: Contemporary Women Artists from Aboriginal Australia displays work from nine Aboriginal women, celebrated artists and community leaders from Australia. Opening night is free and features a traditional performance by Yolngu artists from Australian’s Northern Territory, Wukun Wanambi and Ishmael Marika. Don’t miss this groundbreaking opening – but if you do, the exhibit runs until the end of March.When: Thursday, November 1 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.Where: Museum of AnthropologyCost: FreeMore Info: moa.ubc.ca   (Photo Credit: RayCam Cooperative Centre.)

Foster Friendship

November 1

Share food, stories, and music with new neighbours and old friends at the RayCam Long Table Dinner. This pay-what-you-can dinner is set on a 100-foot longtable, and a crosscultural menu of Syrian and Indigenous cuisine will be served. Eat, listen, share, and maybe make some new bowling buddies.When: Thursday, November 1 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.mWhere: Raycam Cooperative CentreCost: Pay what you canMore Info: facebook.com   (Photo Credit: Hey Jude.)

Shop Smart

November 2-3

Shop guilt-free at the Archive Consignment Warehouse Sale this weekend, where all of the clothes are gently used. From a selection of contemporary to designer luxury brands, odds are you’ll be able to finally find some high-waisted jeans that don’t make your butt look weird. Check out the sustainability panel on Friday night for tips and tricks on going greener.When: Friday, November 2 – Satuday, November 3Where: Werklab IncCost: FreeMore Info: heyarchive.ca   (Photo Credit: Vancouver Tea Society.)

Talk Tea

November 3-4

Hey, oolong enthusiasts – the Vancouver Tea Festival is back. Featuring exhibitors, workshops, and tea spirits, this festival has something for every steeper. Check out the Matcha 101 workshop, where Kimmy Xiao of Whisk Premium Matcha will school you on everyone’s favourite Shrek-coloured powder. Pinkies up!When: Sunday, October 28 5:30 p.m.Where: Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater VancouverCost: From $6.95More Info: vancouverteafestival.ca