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August 8 2016

This Week In Gastown


Bike to Shop Day in Gastown

August 13th

11am-3pm Free event

This exciting one-day event will celebrate cycling for transportation in a new way, by showing how shopping trips by bike can be fun, easy, and convenient. HUB will be hosting a celebration station at Carrall St (between East Cordova and Water St)– sponsored by the Gastown Business Improvement Association. Cycle on down to Gastown this Saturday to enjoy free snacks, drinks, prizes, bike mechanics, and tips on how to carry items by bike. Make sure to look for the GASTOWN BIA table, where we will be giving away free bike seat covers and bike lights! A number of local businesses will be offering a 10% discount to avid cyclists.

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The Lab by Lululemon – Now Open in Gastown

Located on 50 Powell street, The Lab is a creative design and workspace engineered by Lululemon. Come check out their awesome new space and discover where all the magic is born.

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Trunk Show at Bruce Eyewear

Friday, Aug. 12 in Gastown (219 Abbott St.) @ 11 – 6 PM

This Friday, Pat from MOSCOT will be in town hosting a unique Trunk Show at Bruce Eyewear.

In addition to viewing the current MOSCOT Originals & MOSCOT Spirit Collection, you will also be able to pre-order MOSCOT’s new Fall Releases before the official launch in mid- mid-September. Eight styles total. 

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New Happy Hour at Jules Bistro

Jules Bistro is excited to announce the arrival of Happy Hour with the launch of their new menu featuring specially priced wines and appetizers.

Perched on the corner of Blood Alley and Abbot in the heart of historic Gastown, Jules Bistro offers authentic French fare in an iconic location.

Everyday from 2:30 – 5:30 p.m., guests are invited to enjoy $8 appetizers and specially priced wines. Menu items include French favourites like fresh mussels steamed in white wine, garlic and parsley; beet salad with warm goat cheese; and crowd-pleasing cheese and charcuterie platters. The menu also surprises with new Asian flavours like creamy Japanese kewpie mayonnaise in the crab salad roll and Thai marinated chicken bites served with pommes dauphine.

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Gastown Cabaret – Summer Beach Party at Guilt & Co.

Summer: Where bedtimes cease to exist! Perfect for spending a night with Gastown’s most excellent trio, April O’Peel, Sweet Munish, and Sparkle Plenty. Join them as they host an evening of non-stop entertainment at Gastown Cabaret – Beach Party edition at Guilt & Company (1 Alexander St. in Vancouver’s historical Gastown) on Tuesday, August 9th.
Enjoy three exhilarating sets of belly dancers, drag performers, comedy, thrilling live stunts, contortionists, burlesque, and random hilariousness ALL IN ONE SHOW!

Doors 8pm | Sets at 9:30, 10:30 & 11:30
*Come early to get a great seat*

Admission: Suggested minimum donation $10
All proceeds go to the artists

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Ghostly Vancouver Tours: Gastown

Angel of Victory Statue, 601 W. Cordova, Vancouver

August 10th  – Tour departs at 7:30pm

Join us for history and hauntings in Vancouver’s oldest neighbourhood. On this 90 minute walking tour you will hear all about the early history of Vancouver as well as the area’s many ghost stories!

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DJ Hoppa’s birthday for WAY UP! Wednesday’s at The Alexander

Doors at 10pm

This Wednesday in The Alexander – celebrate DJ Hoppa’s birthday for WAY UP! Wednesday’s.  Entrance through the back on Alexander St.

WAY UP! Wednesday’s with DJs Arems + Hoppa playing the best reggae, dancehall, soca + afro with a rotation of special weekly guests presented by Redmed + Faction Sound.

Email info@alexandergastown.com for guest list.

FOR A FULL LISTING OF GASTOWN EVENTS CHECK OUT OUR CALENDAR HERE