Upcoming Events

September 2, 2014

Dressed in Drama

Dressed in Drama:
a collection of Peking Opera Costumes
Sept. 2 – Nov. 2, 2014

Throughout entire Garden
Included with Garden admission

“Dressed in Drama”, an exhibit of Peking Opera theatrical costumes, shoes, head-pieces and jewelry, last seen 10 years ago in Toronto, is Vancouver’s chance to appreciate gorgeous pieces of art sewn with great consideration to design and colour. Collection of William Lau, acclaimed Chinese-Canadian artist specializing in the art of Peking Opera.

Start: September 2, 2014 9:30 am
End: November 2, 2014 7:00 pm

September 7, 2014

Moonlight & Mooncakes

Moonlight & Mooncakes
Sept. 7, 2014

5 pm – 7 pm family friendly activities
7 pm – 10 pm adult oriented

Tickets: $5/person or $10/family (2 adults + 2 children)
Bring cash to get in fast.

Just like Christmas and Thanksgiving in the West, the Moon Festival is one of the most important traditional events in Chinese culture. The Festival honours the full harvest moon symbolizing peace, prosperity and family reunion.  “Moonlight and Mooncakes: Mid-Autumn Moon Festival features family friendly activities, live traditional music, tales and legends of mid-autumn moon and tasting delicious moon cakes from
5 pm to 7 pm. As the sun sets, from 7 pm to 10 pm and the Garden turns into a magic romantic place, guests can send their wishes to the moon by placing floating lotus lanterns in the pond, watch the beautiful mid-autumn moon from the Garden’s ting and enjoy special wine.

 

Start: September 7, 2014 5:00 pm
End: September 7, 2014 10:00 pm

September 13, 2014

Chef Vikram Vij: DRAGON IN THE GARDEN

Chef Vikram Vij:
DRAGON IN THE GARDEN

in support of the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen
Classical Chinese Garden

A World-class Chef in a World-class Garden

Join us for DRAGON IN THE GARDEN as celebrity chef, Vikram Vij, serves specialty dishes inspired by the breathtaking Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden. The night promises excellent live entertainment, refreshing drinks and unique silent auction items.

All proceeds from this fundraising soirée support the Garden’s educational and community programs.

Ticket includes entrance fee, food, live entertainment and a complimentary beverage. Cultural dress optional.

Date: Saturday, September 13, 2014
Time: 7:30pm – 10:30pm
Venue: Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden
Tickets: $80


Neighbourhood Partners
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Beer & Wine Partners:

Raffle Partners:

 

 

Silent Auction & Raffle Prizes Donors:

Bestie
BRAVOecho Custom Suited
China Southern Airlines
Chinese Chinese Historical Society
Cindy Zhang
Fairmont Pacific Rim
Four Season Hotel
Garden Party Flowers
Indochino
Jane Wong
Jeanette Hlavach
John Atkin
Landsea
MacSailing
Maureen Sengara
Peking Lounge
Peter Wong
The Pint
Robert Sung
Saje
Shiyie Li
Stephanie Li

Start: September 13, 2014 7:30 pm
End: September 13, 2014 10:30 pm

September 27, 2014

Unmasked

Unmasked: a Peking Opera Experience

Sept. 27, 2014
Pre-show 7pm – 8pm
Peking Opera Experience 8 – 9:30pm

Tickets:

  • General: $25 + tax
  • Garden & Vancouver Art Gallery Members: $20 +tax
  • VIP Reserved seating: $35 + tax
    (purchase available only through Box Office at 604.662.3207)


or call our Box Office at 604.662.3207

“Unmasked” turns the Garden into a magical stage welcoming guests to walk through and enjoy a pre-show cocktail or a glass of wine from 7 pm till 8pm then from 8pm to 9:30 pm watch and participate in the makeup secrets of painted faces and character transformation, followed by Peking Opera performances of “Murder of a Concubine”, “Princess Shuang Yang” starring William Lau, Mr. Wang, Catherine Li and Heidi Specht.

Start: September 27, 2014 7:00 pm
End: September 27, 2014 9:30 pm
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