After labour day, even non-students and non-parents find back-to-school an influence on their lives as traffic builds and thoughts turn to autumnal activities for the picks of the week;
Kicks: Tonight, Whitecaps FC look to continue their rise up the MLS table as they take on Colorado Rapids at home in BC Place.
Laughs: The ubiquitous Kevin Hart brings his over the top humour to Rogers Arena for a night of laughter on Thursday
Guitar: Legendary guitar hero, Mark Knopfler plays the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Thursday night
Sing: Broadway comes to life when Showtunes at 1181 gets the crowd singing along on Friday evening
Rock: Rogers Arena will be rocking Friday night when Foo Fighters take the stage.
Play: The 2nd Friday of the month means it’s Forplay at XY:Fridays, DJ Dubbuldee, drink specials and gogos get your night going
Lake: One of our best outdoor music venues, Deer Lake Park welcomes Alt-J with guest San Fermin on Saturday evening.
Prog: London & LA rockers come together, when the YES and TOTO tour stops at Hard Rock Casino on Saturday night.
Comedy: Canadian stand-up comedian Norm MacDonald brings his dry wit to the River Rock Show Theatre on Saturday night
Party: Sunday afternoon, celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Queen Elizabeth Park with a free Party In The Park, music, beer garden, free pitch and putt, Bloedel Conservatory and more
Pigskin: The BC Lions are back in action at BC Place when Ottawa Redblacks visit on Sunday afternoon