5 Friendly Things to do in Vancouver This Week (September 9 – 13)

Credit: Chali-Rosso

Busts That Move

Through October 18

Experience art in the fourth dimension at Chali-Rosso Art Gallery’s Dare to Dali exhibit. Visitors can go beyond viewing Dali’s Dalinian Dancer and Space Venus (#gymgoals) with the Definitely Dali app, which transports you into an augmented reality where you can see the figures bust a move in real time.

When: Now Through Friday, October18
Where: Chali-Rosso Art Gallery
Cost: Free
More Info: chalirosso.com

Credit: TurF

Crunch and Chew

September 13

Work for your dinner at TurF’s Harvest Moon Celebration, an evening served in three acts. Act I is a workout highlighting simple calisthenetics and plyometrics (to the beat of live drums!), Act II is a mindfulness exercise, and Act III is a hearty plant-based meal. There might just be dessert for a perfect grand finale—after all, you earned it.

When: Friday, September 13 5:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: TurF
Cost: $60
More Info: ourturf.com

Credit: Zaklan Farm

Feast on the Farm

September 15

Old Macdonald had a farm—but did he have a beer? You can. Enjoy a beer-pairing dinner spotlighting fresh vegetables from Zaklan Heritage Farm, beer form Luppolo Brewing, and a multi-course menu from Chef David Gunwan of Ubuntu Canteen at Sunday Supper On The Farm. Here a cheers, there a cheers, everywhere a cheers, cheers…

When: Sunday, September 15 5:30 p.m.
Where: Zaklan Heritage Farm
Cost: $90
More Info: ubuntucanteen.ca

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Shop Smart

September 14 & 15

Get the goods without the guilt at the First Pick Handmade Fall Pop Up Show. The event showcases only handmade and sustainable fashion, with finds ranging from clothing to jewelry to skincare. Don’t miss Black Solv’s sci-fi inspired jewelry (straight outta East Van) or Shoofie’s bags for fancy footwear.

When: Saturday, September 14 & Sunday, September 15 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Where: Heritage Hall
Cost: $3 entry
More Info: firstpickhandmade.com

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Hissy That Walk

September 15

Whether you care about orphaned kittens or just need some exercise (you monster) you’d better Walk for the Kitties. This 5km fundraiser benefits the Vancouver Orphan Kitten Rescue Association, a shelter made up of over 350 feline-friendly foster homes. It’s a chance to help some kittens and get your steps in—right here, right meow.

When: Sunday, September 15 11:00 a.m.
Where: Jericho Beach
More Info: orphankittenrescue.com