What to do this Weekend? Events Around Town

Happy weekend and with all this great sunshine – there is so much to do that requires little planning.  However if you are looking for some fun events to do with friends, family and even coworkers – here are some of our favourite pics at Matrix Group!  Have a safe, happy and memorable weekend.  New contest details coming soon….check our social media for new prizes to be won!

Weekend of August 17, 18 & 19 – 2012

1. Edgewater Casino hosts a comedy challenge in its final round.  Show starts at 9pm. Doors open at 7:30pm. Among the acts, is one of the best local comedians, Hollywood Harv.  Since this comedy challenge is in its final round – you will get the best of the best on one stage, one show at a pretty great, downtown venue.  Here is how to get there and despite their website having no info on this comedy show – it is happening tonight.  Call for ticket info  http://www.edgewatercasino.ca/find-us/

2.  ALL WEEKEND – PNE is on this weekend with amazing rides, even better shows for all ages including new fairy tale style live musicals, big name singers, bands and of course mini donuts, cotton candy and tons of amazing food from all over the world.

3. Found another cool event for today at this site.

YVR’s  third annual “Take-Off Fridays” which will occur ever Friday until August 31 at the Vancouver International Airport. Take-Off Fridays is an event for everyone in the family, and includes a ton of free entertainment, snacks and awesome music!

Whether you happen to be catching a flight this day, or just looking for something new to do with your family or friends, Take Off Fridays at YVR is perfect for you! Visit anytime from 9:00am to 3:00pm and check out live DJs, free samples, and prizes! As well children can get their faces painted, meet YVR mascots, and take part in interactive quizzes, videos, and displays by the YVR Observation Area.

Majority of the festivities will occur in the Domestic and International terminals, as well as the Observation Area. Take Off Fridays will offer it’s guests discounted parking! The parking rate on these days will be $5 for up to 4 hours in any of the YVR lots, if you don’t plan to drive to this event, take the Canada Line instead!


4.  Attention – all art and craft lovers!

One Of A Kind Show And Sale is one of the most popular art and craft industry-related trade events in North America. Held at Vancouver, Canada, the show draws in more than 300 eminent design experts, artists and artisans at each of its editions. Several leading professionals from the body care, furniture, leather and jewelry sectors attend the show and a number of attractive on-site perks are offered to the participants at the show. Unique and stylish gift items are showcased during the event

Vancouver Convention Centre – West 1055 Canada Place Vancouver, BCV6C 0C3 Canada




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