DOWNTOWN— Much-missed donuterie, Cartems is set to open their new location at 534 West Pender Street this week, hopefully tomorrow - with coffee from Matchstick. Open seven days a week, now there'll be no excuse to not get your whiskey-bacon on. [Eaterwire]
KENSINGTON CEDAR HEIGHTS— Feeling the need to wear lederhosen? Good news! Tickets for MGV Lyra – the German Mens Choir - Oktoberfest party on Friday 25 and Saturday 26 at the Vancouver Alpen Club are still available. "Celebrate this festival with the best of Bavarian music by the Continentals and DJ Mike, dancing, chants and the unique traditional yodel-, sawing- and hammer competition with prizes at stake. Also, every night there will be an Oktoberfest Princess crowned." Buy tickets here. [Eaterwire]
MAIN STREET— Ben & Erica from Earnest Ice Cream will be sharing their story of starting an ice cream company at Hot Art, Wet City on Main Street on Tuesday October 29 from 7-8pm (doors 6:30). Only 25 tickets are available so early booking is essential.