Out & About, Labour Day Long Weekend 2013

Hi mamas! Are you getting ready for the wind down that is Labour Day long weekend? Are you looking forward to the routine of the fall season and the *cough* shorter days that come with?

If you’re not ready to let go quite yet, why not make this long weekend a fun-filled and memorable one? Check out this week’s Out & About and take hold of the last bits of summer. Hopefully, the weather will cooperate!

Posh Shopping Tours ~ for mom and friends!

Discover tucked away designer brand boutiques and shops to suit any budget. Posh Shopping Tours is now a Perks Partner, which means you save 15% when you tell them Modern Mama sent you!

Imagine discovering one-of-a-kind boutique clothing stores.Posh Shopping Tours
Imagine receiving exclusive discounts at every store.
Imagine taking a  intimate guided tour of Vancouver.
Imagine no need to navigate Vancouver’s busy streets.
Imagine not needing to find or pay for parking.
Imagine an absolutely luxurious shopping experience….

For more information and to book a tour, go to their website.

The Fair at the PNE ~ Free Admission tomorrow!

PNE, Free Admission

The weather for the PNE this year has been amazing! And with tickets prices down 20% for Gate Admissions, there’s never been a better year than 2013 for the PNE.

Come celebrate at BC’s legendary Fair at the PNE! With hundreds of performances and exhibits and more than 50 thrilling rides & attractions, The Fair at the PNE is definitely the best part of summer! Don’t miss the legendary Summer Night ConcertsSuperdogs, and Genghis Khan: The Exhibition, new this year!

And if you’re feeling brave, the Climbing Wall AND Pacific Adventure Golf are included in your Fair Ride Pass!

Open at 11am until late depending on the weather.  For more details go to their website.

Vancouver TaiwanFest ~ Vancouver Art Gallery

Celebrate Taiwanese culture with a free, Taiwan-style street banquet, culinary demonstrations, live musical performances, and more.

For more information check out their website.

The Wiggles ~ Taking Off!

Always educational and entertaining, The Wiggles will be joined onstage by Dorothy the Dinosaur, Captain Feathersword, Wags the Dog and Henry the Octopus for an extra wiggly good time. This marks the first time that North American audiences will get to meet the new line-up and hear new music, as well as sing along to their favorite hits which are all incorporated into their live show.

Taking Off! features 21 new feet-stomping songs including the catchy soon-to-be favourite, “Do The Propeller!” as well as “Beep! Beep! Buckle Up!” “Emma (with the Bow in Her Hair)” and classics such “Rock-A-Bye Your Bear” and “Get Ready to Wiggle.”

This performance is being held at the lovely Queen Elizabeth Theatre ~ September 3rd 2013 at 2.30pm 650 Hamilton Street at Georgia.

Vancouver Food Cart Festival

The annual gathering of over 20 of Vancouver’s top Food Carts is being held in its new location next to the Olympic Village in False Creek. Complemented by community markets, live music and DJs, craft food vendors, kids activities, and lots more, the Food Cart Fest starts on Sunday, June 23 and takes place every Sunday from 12 p.m.-5 p.m. until September 22.

Admission is $2. Children 13 and under get in free.

Vancouver Food Cart Festival

NOTE: The entrance is only via the seawall, so you’ll have to park your car and walk. Or, ride your bikes, there’s bike parking for all

There you have it Mama. A diverse offering of things to do this Labour Day long weekend. Enjoy your week! 

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