Mission Folk Music Festival (Jul 26-28)
Who: Mission Folk Music Festival Society
What: Mission Folk Music Festival
Where: Fraser River Heritage Park (7494 Mary St, Mission)
When: July 26-28
Why: Following on the heels of the Vancouver festival comes another weekend of folk music. The park setting on the traditional land of the Leq’á:mel First Nation, overlooking the Fraser River, is a beautiful outdoor venue for the 20+ acts from across the continent, playing music from around the world. You can even camp at the site through the weekend. More information at missionfolkmusicfestival.ca.
The Winter’s Tale (Jul 26-Aug 10)
Who: Carousel Theatre for Young People
What: The Winter’s Tale
Where: Performance Works Outdoor Stage (1218 Cartwright St, Vancouver)
When: July 26-August 10
Why: Carousel Theatre for Young People’s Teen Shakespeare Program returns to the outdoor stage on Granville Island. The family-friendly performance of this Shakespeare comedy is the culmination of an intensive six-week pre-professional program for teens aged 13-18. These free performances are a great way to see the future stars of Vancouver’s theatre community. More information at carouseltheatre.ca.