VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – Head to the MV Britannia on Saturday for the Salsa Cruises, featuring complimentary lessons, shows, and three levels of music from several DJs. The ship is docked at the north foot of Denman. Email for more info, or call 604-688-7146

City Chase is on Saturday! Mitsubishi Motors presents a city-wide race that’s part obstacle course, part scavenger hunt. Open to teams of two start at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

African Market is on Saturday from 12-6 pm. This community event features crafts, games, and over 25 African artisans, vendors, chefs, and performers. Proceeds go to the Canadian Network for International Surgery, which teaches life-saving surgical skills to African practitioners.

Check out the Food Cart Festival!  It’s a  weekly event that features live music, DJs, community markets, a beer garden, and Vancouver food carts La Brasserie Street, Soho Road Naan Kebab, Off the Wagon, Re-Up BBQ, the Juice Truck, Mom’s Grilled Cheese Truck, Cartel Taco, Street Meat, Pig on the Street, Guanaco, and Holy Perogy. And it’s all free.

Marpole Museum & Historical Society Centennial Celebration is on this weekend. Highlights include house tours, food, a closing speech by Dal Richards, and music and entertainment with drummers, singers, and line dancers. It’s free.

Comix & Stories is on Sunday! Day of alternative and small-press comics, zines, artwork, and culture features several special guests.

Richmond Raptor Festival is on Sunday from 11am until 4pm. Highlights of the birds-of-prey festival include falconry displays by Pacific Northwest Raptors, interactive exhibits and activities.