Halloween is upon us, scarying up a bevy of entertaining picks this week.
Spooks: The most frightful time of the year, Fright Nights at PNE, fills the fair with haunted houses, thrilling rides and ghoulish ghosts until Halloween
Trolley: Get spooked and learn some of the dark side of Vancouver’s history on the Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tour, until October 31
Train: Head into the Rabbit Hole when you follow Alice in Nightmareland at The Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train until Halloween night.
Scares: It’s the final weekend to catch a fright at the 17th annual Potter’s House of Horrors, one of the lower mainland’s most beloved Halloween haunts, before it closes November 2nd
Fest: Chutzpah Festival continues with more entertainment including Sandra Bernhard at The Vogue tomorrow evening
Theatre: October 31, November 1 & 2, find out what “stage fright” really feels like at Presentation Haunted House. A selection of new theatre companies fill every nook and cranny of the Presentation House Theatre with paranormal adventures
Dance: Ballet BC begins its season with Program 1, October 31, November 1 & 2 at Queen Elizabeth Theatre.
Howl: Tomorrow, Big Wreck plays the CFOX Halloween Howler, plus a follow up gig on November 1st, at the Commodore Ballroom.
Roar: The BC Lions play host to Calgary Stampeders at BC Place on Saturday evening.
Art: In his latest exhibition, Everywhere From Here, Vancouver artist, David Wilson, takes a look at local landmarks The Lions as the starting point for this collection, on view until November 5 at 1387 Railspur Alley on Granville Island.
Gig: Saturday night, join multi award winning and Juno nominated indigenous artist Don Amero in concert at Shadbolt Centre for the Arts
Accessibility: The Arts Club Theatre Company is presenting the Canadian premiere of Martyna Majok’s acclaimed play Cost of Living until November 3rd
Exhibition: Until April 5, 2020, Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art presents Out of Concealment, a solo exhibition by Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson, an innovative re-imagining of supernatural beings from the oral traditions of Haida Gwaii.
BigTop: Cirque du Soleil brings their latest show, Luzia to the Big Top at Concorde Pacific Place, continuing through the end of the year
Installation: Full Circle First Nations Performance and the Vancouver Public Library co-host the art and film installation pîkiskwe-speak: An Invitation to Conversations in Reconciliation until December 15th in the Samuel & Frances Belzberg Family Exhibit Space at Vancouver Central Library.