September 2010 Events in Metro Vancouver

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Rolling out of summer in and into September I’m finding that there is no shortage of festivals, concerts, and other activities to choose from in our region. While you’re getting back into school or work mode after some vacation time, here are some events that will help get your mind off the grind.

Fraser River Sockeye Salmon Run 2010
Fraser River Sockeye Salmon Run by Clayton Perry Photoworks

Wednesday September 1, 2010
Lonsdale Quay’s SummerFest (until September 5)
Penelope Sloan Design event at Tunnel

Thursday September 2, 2010
8th Annual Vancouver Latin American Film Festival (VLAFF) (until September 12)
The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs at the PuSh Festival

Friday September 3, 2010
New Bright Lights Lecture Series: Urban Renewal vs. the Downtown Eastside

Saturday September 4, 2010
Little Women: The Musical
SFU’s first NCAA football game

Sunday September 5, 2010
Victory Square Block Party

Monday September 6, 2010
Bard on the Beach Operas & Arias: La Boheme

Tuesday September 7, 2010

Wednesday September 8, 2010
Gene Screen BC Screening Gala

Thursday September 9, 2010
Vancouver Fringe Festival (until September 19)
Jason Robert Brown’s musical “13” at The Vancouver Fringe Festival (until September 19)
SHIFTED event for imagine1day
Liberia ’77 : Now & Then – A Photography Exhibition
Morgan Brayton – Racoonery! at The Vancouver Fringe Festival (until September 19)
Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog at The Vancouver Fringe Festival (until September 19)
The Exquisite Hour at The Vancouver Fringe Festival (until September 19)
Vancouver’s Dance Dance Party Party launches for 2010

Friday September 10, 2010
New Forms Festival #10 (until September 18)
Heptademic Redux at The Vancouver Fringe Festival
Free Legal Advice-a-thon

Saturday September 11, 2010
Sports Day in Canada (until September 18)
A Day at the Farm in Delta
Gibsons Landing Salmon Festival [PDF]
Davie Day
Walk for the Vancouver Orphan Kitten Rescue Organization

Sunday September 12, 2010
Winner’s Walk of Hope
Ritchie Bros. Corporate KiDS Challenge in support of KidSport
Paws for a Cause in support of the BCSPCA
Safeway Walk for Muscular Dystrophy
Biz Markie live performance at Republic
FMA Fashion Week (until September 18)
12×12 Photo Marathon
Grey to Green Art Market

Monday September 13, 2010
Soup Sisters Vancouver Launch Event
MS 100 Hole Golf Challenge

Tuesday September 14, 2010
Easter Seals Drop Zone – Come watch me rappel down a building in Vancouver
The “Who Are These Guys?” Slideshow Presentation

Wednesday September 15, 2010

Thursday September 16, 2010
Vancouver Comedy Festival (until September 26)
TD’s annual dunk tank and BBQ for children’s charities 11:15am at the Vancouver Art Gallery

Friday September 17, 2010
Vancouver Singapore Film Festival (until September 18)
Cowboys in Paradise at the Vancouver Singapore Film Festival
Pender Harbour Jazz Festival (until September 19)
New Bright Lights Lecture Series: Astrophysics and Astronomy
The Prohab Helmet Show & Fundraiser
2010 World Wheelchair Championships (until September 26)
Literacy BC hosts fundraiser concert with The Fugitives

Saturday September 18, 2010
9th Annual Music Therapy Ride
BC Teen Challenge 1st Annual Walk-A-Thon
That Barista Thing, Latte Art Competition
Society Promoting Environmental Conservation community event

Sunday September 19, 2010
Terry Fox Run
BBQ on the Bypass in Langley
The Canadian Tenors: Voices for Bulembu – Live at the Chan Centre
Passions – A Benefit for the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese GardenMid-Autumn Moon Public Celebration

Monday September 20, 2010
Les Dames d’Escoffier’s 2010 Celebrity Chef Golf Tournament

Tuesday September 21, 2010

Wednesday September 22, 2010

Thursday September 23, 2010
Third Tuesday Vancouver: Deconstructing Viral: How to Build a Killer Viral Campaign with Tod Maffin
Timeraiser Vancouver
Gambado! Dinner and Auction

Friday September 24, 2010
Public Dreams’ 25th Birthday Bash/Fundraiser

Saturday September 25, 2010
Fresh! Fraser Valley
9th Annual Scotiabank Dance Centre Open House
Latin Street Part at The Shops at Morgan Crossing in Surrey

Sunday September 26, 2010
Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival
Word on the Street Festival
Launch of “The Addict Within” at Word on the Street Festival
Culture Days, BC

Monday September 27, 2010

Tuesday September 28, 2010

Wednesday September 29, 2010
SFU Sustainability Festival
Vancouver Community College and the annual Fiat Mode Fashion Show

Thursday September 30, 2010
Vancouver International Film Festival

I personally compile these listings once a month based on the emails I receive from readers. Please feel free to contact me throughout the month with your event information and I’ll add it to the listing (there is never any charge for this). Events for October and November are welcome at this time as well.

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4 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. OanaMonday, August 30th, 2010 — 1:36pm PDT

    The VIFF starts September 30!

  2. MortenMonday, August 30th, 2010 — 5:05pm PDT

    Don’t forget 12×12 Vancouver Photo Marathon on the 12th!

  3. Kyler StormMonday, August 30th, 2010 — 9:10pm PDT

    Lower Lonsdale has it’s 6th Annual Fall Festival on the 19th

  4. John GilmourFriday, September 17th, 2010 — 4:22pm PDT

    Save our Shore cleanup at Cates Park, North Van. Saturday at 10AM – noon.

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