Another month is coming to a close, but not before there’s another selection of entertaining summer picks
BBQ: Due to popular demand, the Pacific National Exhibition has added another weekend to its drive-thru event, A Taste of the PNE – Car-B-Q – June 27 -28, 2020.
Docs: Curl up with a good documentary as DOXA Documentary Film Festival, returns to your online screens June 18 to June 26, 2020.
Choir: Chor Leoni Inside, continues tonight at 7pm, with the choir’s livestream featuring new and previously unreleased videos from Chor Leoni’s past concerts and tours, with live commentary from Artistic Director Erick Lichte, and guest interviews.
Bridge: Take your weekend higher adventures at the reopened Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, in North Vancouver.
Mountain: While you’re in the neighbourhood, Grouse Mountain has also reopened for Members and download Skyride guests.
Digital: The Arts Club: Digital Edition continues to offer three different channels to bring the Arts Club; live performances, workshops, and behind the scenes archives into your home throughout the week
Museum: Museum of Vancouver reopens June 11th, with new social distancing protocols.
Maritime: Also reopening June 11th, Vancouver Maritime Museum prepares to welcome guests to Vanier Park
Summer: Vancouver’s Indian Summer Festival digital 10th anniversary season continues, but plan now and get tickets for closing weekend July 18th, with a concert featuring gifted musicians specially curated by Jarrett Martineau, host of the award-winning show ‘Reclaimed’ on CBC followed by a post-concert After Party on Zoom.
Art: Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art has also recently reopened, for visitors.
Markets: The Public Health Office as opening up Vancouver Farmers Markets to include some non-food products, arts and crafts for sale while you pick up your farm fresh produce and supplies at Riley Park, Trout Lake, Kitsilano, West End and Mount Pleasant Markets, now open until the autumn.
Sites: Parks Canada has reopened local National Park Reserves and National Historic Sites like Fort Langley.
Mill: Vancouver’s oldest building Old Hastings Mill Store Museum is open and hoping for visitors to help keep it open with admission donations.
Botanical: Van Dusen Botanical Gardens is open with new social distancing rules and procedures, nicely timed to let you get out and enjoy the spring blooms
Gardens: Victoria’s Butchart Gardens is also open, welcoming the public to take in the blooms and tranquility of the beautiful 55 acre garden as a break from COVID-19 home confinement
Sealife: The iconic Vancouver Aquarium has reopened to welcome guests with new protocols, after long closure due to COVID-19.
Opera: Listen in on Vancouver Opera Offstage the Wednesday weekly podcast with host Les Dala, Vancouver Opera’s chorus director and associate conductor taking you inside the world of opera, here and around the world.