This is the last weekend to catch Bard on the Beach: the summer favourite/Shakespeare festival ends Saturday, September 22.
- Vancouver Fashion Week
Vancouver Fashion Week is back, launching collections for Spring/Summer 2013, and its open to the public: this is your chance to see new fashion, hobnob with the fashion elite, and catch a runway show. Runs through Sunday, September 23.
- Olio Festival
A unique five-day celebration of music, art, fashion, comedy, and skate, the annual Olio Festival includes live music, film screenings, and Jamcouver, "the skate competition that unites riders for the best sesh since Slam City." Runs through Sunday, September 23.
- Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Season Opener: Isabel Bayrakdarian Sings Shéhérazade
The VSO opens its 2012/13 season with soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian singing a full program of classic French and Spanish music, including Ravel's Shéhérazade. (VSO fans should also check out Arrival from Sweden, the ABBA cover group, at the VSO on Monday, September 24.) Opening weekend runs Friday, September 21 - Saturday, September 22.