Abbamania and Night Fever
When:
Friday, 8 p.m.
Where: Red Robinson Show Theatre
The world’s No. 1 ABBA tribute production comes to Vancouver with an all-Canadian cast. Tix: $34.50, blvdcasino.com

Thunder From Down Under
When:
Friday and Saturday
Where: River Rock Show Theatre, Red Robinson Show Theatre
The internationally acclaimed male revue is sexy and crackling with high energy. riverrock.com and blvdcasino.com.

The Love List
When:
Friday at 8 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Where: Metro Theatre, 1370 SW Marine Dr. Vancouver.
Norm Foster stars (and wrote) this play about a man on his 50th birthday who receives a ‘love list’ as a gift. Tickets and info: vancouverplayhouse.com.

Billy Bishop Goes To War
When:
Friday at 8 p.m. and Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m.
Where: Arts Club Theatre, Granville Island Stage.
Featuring a pianist and one actor playing 18 characters, the musical follows First World War flying ace Billy Bishop from cavalry officer to Canada’s most-decorated officer. Tickets and info: artsclub.com.

First National Chinese Stem Cell Drive
When:
Saturday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Aberdeen Centre (Richmond)
Stem cell donors are urgently needed as transplants need to be done with one’s ethnic group. Signing up requires taking a swab of the inside of the mouth — if you’re called to donate, it’s not worse than giving blood. Info: onematch.ca.

Portobello West
When:
Saturday and Sunday
Where: Rocky Mountaineer Station (1755 Cottrell)
More than 110 local artists and designers offer their one-of-a-kind fashion and art in one of Vancouver's most impressive indoor venues. Tix: $2. Info: Vancouver.portobellowest.com.