Hop Down to the Annual Craft Fair

Want to get crafty? Join Aveda Institute for their annual craft fair this Sunday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  This event will feature amazing local vendors to support WaterCan.

Introduce Classic Literature to Your Little Ones


Meadow Gifts & Apparel is now carrying Baby Lit books! Baby Lit books are a great way to introduce your little ones to classic literature by Lewis Carroll, Jane Austen, and William Shakespeare. Stop by Meadow Gifts & Apparel (104 Water St) for Baby Lit’s playful versions of Anna Karenina, Pride & Prejudice, Sherlock Holmes, and more!

Thank You Have a Nice Day


Give thanks with machine-embroidered taffeta “thank you” bags by Workshop Residence. These special bags by artist Lauren DiCioccio take on the ubiquitous disposable bag using sturdy, washable taffeta material. Pop by Neighbour (125-12 Water St) to see these unique bags in person!


Style Your Neck with Handcrafted Fashion

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Add a finishing touch to your look with handcrafted neck fashion by Forage. The Philadelphia-based company uses vintage fabrics to create their line of handcrafted bow ties, neckties, and neckerchiefs. Each pattern is made in limited numbers. Stop by Orling & Wu (28 Water St.) to view this original neckwear collection!

Dine with the Irish On Easter Monday

Nothing beats friendly communal dining. The Irish Heather’s Long Table Series has returned with a full lineup of heartwarming dinners scheduled from now until May 26th. If you’re looking for a place to dine on Easter Monday, The Long Table Series will be serving a special dinner of Roast Beef With Yorkshire Pudding, Roasting Jus and Roast Potatoes, and a glass of Grimbergen––all for $17.


Jam Out to Gastown’s Live Performing Acts


This Friday April 25th, Guilt & Company will be hosting ‘This is Not a Band,’ an evening of exciting and experimental improv led by handpicked veterans of Vancouver’s music scene. Friday night’s players include Ali Siadat, Dave Mergens and JC Thompson. More of Gastown’s live music listings below.

Monday, April 21

Mike Van Eyes at Revel Room

Harpdown Brown Band at Guilt & Company

Tuesday, April 22

Steve Kozak Blues Trio at Revel Room

Live Music Night at The Irish Heather

Vancouver Burlesque Centre Showcase at Guilt & Company

Wednesday, April 23

The Revellers at Revel Room 

Jen Hodge All Stars at Guilt & Company

Thursday, April 24

DJ Take 5 at Milano Expresso Lounge 

Live Music Night at The Irish Heather 

The Sheets with DJ Lickity Split at The Blarney Stone

Ground Up at Guilt & Company

Friday, April 25

DJ Take 5 at Milano Expresso Lounge

The Unusual Suspects with DJ Steel at The Blarney Stone

Live Piano at Jules Bistro

Flipout & Relly Rels at Portside Pub

This is Not a Band with Ali Siadat, Dave Mergens & JC Thompson at Guilt & Company

Saturday, April 26

The Unusual Suspects with DJ Steel at The Blarney Stone 

The Stunt Man & Brendan Butter with special guest DJ Adam Doubleyou at Portside Pub

TBA at Guilt & Company

Live Piano at Jules Bistro

Sunday, April 27

The Do-Rites at Revel Room

Max Zipursky Trio at Guilt & Company 

Live Jazz at Pourhouse

Visit the Gastown Events Calendar for more details.