Notable Now Vancouver: March 7, 2014

Workout to Conquer Cancer (6111 River Road)
Work up a sweat for a cause at this Saturday’s one-day exercise extravaganza taking place at the Richmond Olympic Oval. Whether it’s a hip-hop class you’re after, or you’re looking to try out fusion kickboxing or the latest barre fitness trend followed by a zumba class, this event has it all under one roof.  Join celebrity trainer and TV personality Tommy Europe as he gets your heart rate going.  Tickets are $25 and the exhilaration you’ll feel is priceless. For more info, click here.

10th Annual CelticFest Vancouver (March 8 to 16, various venues)
Gear up for nearly 10 days of Irish-themed fun and festivities as CelticFest returns to take over Vancouver’s pubs, bars and restaurants from March 8th through 16th.  There will be nine days of jam-packed action fuelled by dance, theatre, music and more.  With plenty of free and ticketed options on offer, don’t miss scoring tickets. The grand finale: the biggest St. Patrick’s Day parade yet. For details, click here.  

Face of Today Gala (Friday, March 7th)
The Rosewood Hotel Georgia sets the stage for this annual fundraiser, which helps young and underprivileged people reach their goals and aspirations.  This year’s gala event features a punk-couture theme, complimented by live and silent auctions, plenty of delectable bites, booze, a balloon lottery and raffle. It’s a great cause and the perfect opportunity to pull on that cocktail dress for a night of goth-style glam (open bar included). For info, click here.

The Outdoor Adventure and Travel Show (999 Canada Place)
This weekend, quench your thirst for adventure and head downtown to the Vancouver Convention Centre to check out more the 250 inspirational exhibits and ideas. Plan the ultimate vacation to a far-flung destination, try your hand at SUP boarding, kayaking, fishing and more. Score great deals on the newest gadgets and latest camping gear so you’ll be set for summer, and catch informative travel chats at free seminars. For more info, click here.

Eat Local: Winter Farmers Market (4601 Ontario Street)
Head over to Nat Bailey Stadium this weekend and hand-pick a selection of the season’s best. Hundreds of vendors will be on hand selling freshly picked goods, artisan offerings, baked breads, preserves, plenty of farm fresh produce and plenty more. Find all the details here. Market is open every Saturday from 10am until 2pm.

The District Brasserie 30 Days of Belgian Beer (starting March 7th at 13 Lonsdale Avenue)
Starting this Friday, it’s all about European suds at North Vancouver hot spot The District Brasserie as they launch a month of Belgian brew bargains. Owned by Netherlands native Paul Mon-Kau (a Red Seal Chef), discover daily Belgian imports every day and celebrate the official Belgian Beer Day later this month. For more info, click here.

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Top photo courtesy The District