What to Do in Vancouver This Week (Mar. 13 to 19)

Eat pie, check out a tiki room variety show and lend a hand to a work of art.

March 12, 2017

By Jess Wallin


Indulge in Every Mathematician’s Favourite Desert

Tuesday, March 14

That’s right, as the date turns to 03.14 it’s time to celebrate Pi Day and all the puns that ensue. Upper crust cafes such as The Pie Shoppe or classic favourite Aphrodite’s Café & Pie Shop are sure to round out your day.

When: March 14
Where: The Pie Shoppe, 1875 Powell St.; Aphrodite’s Café and Pie Shop, 3598 W 4th Ave.
More info: The Pie Shoppe, Aphrodite’s Café and Pie Shop


Sip Tiki Cocktails in the Tropical Dark

Thursday, March 16

Break out your coconut bikini for the retro party that will be the 4th Year Anniversary Clam Bake Variety Show at The Shameful Tiki Room. This iconic Vancouver bar is celebrating their anniversary with four nights of specialty food, cocktails and live entertainment including Big Bossa Trio, Go-Go Bungalow and MC Ricky Diamonds.

When: March 16 – 19, limited seating, doors at 5 p.m. every night
Where: The Shameful Tiki Room, 4362 Main St.
Cost: No cover
More info: Facebook


Discover Celtic Culture on St Patrick’s Day

Friday and Saturday, March 17 and 18

This St Patrick’s day head over to the Celtic Village at Robson Square for free activities and music including the award winning SFU Pipe Band and genre-bending dance group Delhi 2 Dublin. The fun doesn’t end there: CelticFest Vancouver hosts music, dance and theatre events across the city throughout the weekend.

When: March 17 and 18, 12 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Where: Robson Square Ice Rink, 800 Robson St.
Cost: $10 cover charge beginning at 7 p.m.
More Info: CelticFest Vancouver


Find Your Mona Lisa Smile

Saturday, March 18

Ever looked at a piece of art and thought, “huh?” The comedians at We Know Nothing About Art sure have, and they have turned those moments into comedy gold. Featuring Abdul Aziz, Jenny Toews and Charlie Demers, this show is not to missed – it’s the last one before Hot Art Wet City closes its doors this month.

When: March 18, 8 p.m.
Where: Hot Art Wet City, 2206 Main St.
Cost: $7 in advance, $12 at the door
Tickets: Hot Art Wet City


Help Create a Community Art Piece

Saturday and Sunday, March 18 and 19

Join renowned visiting artist, Marie Watts in a community sewing circle at the Museum of Anthropology. The sewing circles offer a way of connecting to the community through storytelling and art as participants sew small pieces together to create a large art piece. No sewing experience necessary!

When: March 18 and 19, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Museum of Anthropology, 6393 N.W. Marine Drive
Cost: Free with admission to the museum
More info: MOA

 

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