CheckMate’s Open House is this Saturday, November 25th

  Visit CheckMate for Winter in Wine Country to experience our 2014 Merlots, tour the winery and meet our hardworking team.  Explore our exceptional gift packaging options for the wine lovers on your Holiday Gift Giving List while sampling our New Vintage Merlots paired with canapes. NOVEMBER 25, 2017 11AM-3PM CHECKMATE ARTISANAL WINERY 4799 WILD…

Vancouver Christmas Market Officially Opens its Doors for 8th Annual Treasured Holiday Tradition

  Largest Festivities to date at Expansive Seaside Site with More Than 55,000 Square Feet of German Jubilation The city’s signature yuletide celebration returns to its expansive seaside home, November 22 – December 24, 2017 at Jack Poole Plaza (at the Olympic Cauldron) offering its largest, festivities to date. The treasured holiday tradition will feature…

TACOFINO TEAMS UP WITH SUPERFLUX AND FOUR WINDS BREWING COMPANIES TO CREATE SMALL-BATCH DIABLO COOKIE PORTER

Inspired by Tacofino’s Famous Diablo Cookie, Custom Collaboration Brew Set for Release at Tacofino Locations and Strathcona Brewing Company Starting November 21   The cookie crumbles in the craft beer community this month when Tacofino joins forces with the brew crews at Superflux and Four Winds to create a new custom small-batch Diablo Cookie Porter, available beginning…

Early Music Vancouver Brings New Life to Holiday Tradition of Handel’s Messiah

  Baroque Specialists Offer Audiences a New and Exciting Take on a Celebrated Yuletide Masterpiece   Early Music Vancouver (EMV) invites White Rock and Vancouver audiences to experience the energy and drama of its first-ever production of Handel’s Messiah, November 30, 2017 at 7:30pm at the White Rock Baptist Church, and December 1 & 2,…

Some Assembly Theatre Company Presents the World Premiere of How Star Wars Saved My Life

  How Star Wars Saved My Life written and performed by Nicholas Harrison December 6-10, 2017 at Performance Works (1218 Cartwright Street, Granville Island)   How Star Wars Saved My Life is an empowering true story of courage from an adult survivor of childhood sexual and physical abuse from priests. Using the power of pop culture’s…

North American premiere of The Ridiculous Darkness from Saturday, November 11 to Sunday, November 19 at the ANNEX

  Alley Theatre, in partnership with Neworld Theatre, is thrilled to present the large-scale stage adaptation and North American premiere of The Ridiculous Darkness from Saturday, November 11 to Sunday, November 19 at the ANNEX. A multi-award-winning German radio play by Wolfram Lotz, The Ridiculous Darkness is a boldly satirical, modern mash-up of the classic…

The Cultch presents: East Van Panto: Snow White & the Seven Dwarves Theatre Replacement (Vancouver)

  The Cultch is proud to present Theatre Replacement’s East Van Panto: Snow White & the Seven Dwarves at the York Theatre from Wednesday, November 29, 2017 to Saturday, January 6, 2018. Celebrating its fifth year, the East Van Panto is back with an outrageous take on Snow White. In this East Van tale, our hero flees…

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Shop the Wine Sale at Tulalip Resort

  Tulalip Resort’s annual Taste of Tulalip Holiday Wine Sale is the perfect place to do some holiday shopping. Their sale will feature over 100 remarkable wine selections from around the world, and will be held on Tuesday, November 21; Wednesday, November 22; and Black Friday, November 24 from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. While…

SmartyPantz and vrCAVE team up to launch first of its kind virtual reality escape room

  Space Station Tiberia allows four players to team up to solve puzzles in outer space   SmartyPantz Escape Rooms, working with Canadian tech start up vrCAVE, is pleased to launch “Space Station Tiberia” a groundbreaking virtual reality escape room adventure. Space Station Tiberia combines the puzzling, testing type game play of escape rooms with…

DINE OUT VANCOUVER FESTIVAL EVENT TICKETS ON SALE NOW

  A New Crop of Culinary Events Announced for 2018 Festival   Get your stretchy pants ready! Dine Out Vancouver Festival’s event tickets are on sale now. In addition to prix fixe menus at hundreds of restaurants across the city, foodies can choose from over 35 unique culinary events happening between January 19 and February…

A Pair of Queens Wins Every Time

  What happens when two queens get together? A lot of racy, outrageous hilarity and wicked wit. Join Vancouver TheatreSports’™ (VTSL)  very own Christmas Queen with her special guest co-host, drag star The Unstoppable Conni Smudge for five very naughty (but nice) late-late night holiday season shows, Saturday evenings at 11:15 pm, starting November 25…

Discover Dance! Flamenco Rosario November 30th

  The Dance Centre presents the Discover Dance! series Flamenco Rosario Thursday November 30, 2017 at 12 noon Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie St (at Granville), Vancouver Tickets $14/$12 students, seniors and children from Tickets Tonight 604.684.2787 www.ticketstonight.ca Info: 604.606.6400 www.thedancecentre.ca   The November edition of The Dance Centre’s popular Discover Dance! noon hour series…

It’s the sauce that counts: Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria and Mealshare partner to fight youth hunger with sale of Campania Tomato Sauce jars

  For every jar of hand-milled Campania Tomato Sauce sold throughout the holiday season, one meal will be provided to a Canadian youth in need   Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria’s famous hand-milled Campania Tomato Sauce is back for the holiday season. For the fifth year in a row, Famoso will sell its authentic Campania Tomato Sauce…

Tulalip Resort Casino Hosts Annual Taste of Tulalip Holiday Wine Sale This November 21, 22 and 24

  Shop for the Perfect Holiday Gift at a Fraction of the Price!     Tulalip Resort Casino’s Sommelier Tom Thompson is extending a generous invitation to all wine lovers and holiday gift givers to the Resort’s annual Taste of Tulalip Holiday Wine Sale. The sale will feature over 100 remarkable wine selections from around the…

Canadian Club 40 Year – Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestion

  This is the Canadian Whisky that deserves the title iconic. Who could forget the sight of dozens of Canadian Club whisky bottles smashing against the pier at the opening of each Boardwalk Empire episode, fortunately only the bottles were real, the contents were not. Or what was the drink of choice on Madmen? Canadian Club rye whisky of course. I have…

DINE OUT VANCOUVER FESTIVAL IS COOKING UP A TASTY LINEUP FOR 2018

Canada’s largest food and drink festival returns January 19 to February 4 Dine Out Vancouver Festival returns in 2018 with a mouth-watering lineup of special menus, culinary events and travel perks for its 16th year. Locals and visitors alike can look forward to a citywide celebration of feasting and fun at Canada’s largest food and…