Shipyards Night Market, 138 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver, Friday nights, 5:00 to 10:00 pm; free admission, 30+ food trucks; northshoregreenmarkets.com

Ladner Village Market – the best one around – June 23rd, July 14th & 28th, August 11th & 25th, Sept. 8th; ladnervillagemarket.com

Richmond Night Market, 8351 River Road, Richmond; Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays; doors 7:00 pm; more than 100 food stalls and 200 vendors – $4.25; richmondnightmarket.com

Summer Movie Nights, Vancouver Art Gallery Plaza, Wednesdays, until Aug. 21st, free; dtvan.ca

1st – Sept. 15th – Bard on the Beach, Vanier Park; The Taming of the Shrew; All’s Well that Ends Well, Coriolanus and Shakespeare in Love; bardonthebeach.org

1st – 6th – Hello and Goodbye, The Nest, Granville Island; Athol Fugard’s play; brownpapertickets.com

1st – 14th – Matilda the Musical, Stanley Theatre, Arts Club; artsclub.com

1st – 20th – Mom’s the Word: Nest 1/2 Empty, Granville Island Stage, Arts Club; artsclub.com

4th – Sept. 10th, 10:00 am and 1:00 pm – AIBC Architectural Walking Tours; $10; aibc.ca

4th – 14th – Indian Summer Festival, various venues, Indiansummeerfest.ca

5th – August 17th – Theatre Under the Stars – Mamma Mia and Disney’s Newsies, Malkin Bowl, Stanley Park; tuts.ca

25th – #Gastown Thursday Nights; surprises, band; gastown.org/events/