POTENTIAL APPAREL CHARITY HOCKEY GAME

CALLING ALL HOCKEY FANS! TICKETS ON SALE TODAY FOR THE  FIRST EVER POTENTIAL APPAREL CHARITY HOCKEY GAME In a city known for its love of hockey, the summer months can be a long absence from the greatest sport on earth. That is why organizers from Potential Apparel are bringing together some of the biggest names…

Summerhill Unveils New Robert Bateman Artist’s Series Wines

Fundraising Dinner to be Held in the Palm Court at The Fairmont Empress Summerhill Pyramid Winery, Robert Bateman and The Fairmont Empress in Victoria are partnering to raise funds for the Robert Bateman Centre’s new nature education program targeted at grade 3 – 8 students across British Columbia. On Friday, July 11, 2014, 75 guests will gather in the Palm Court at…

Hawksworth Young Chefs Scholarship competition

Countdown to the Regional Heats   The Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship program is a non-profit culinary foundation created to provide a platform for talented young Canadian chefs to get a head start in their career. The winner of the 2014 Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship will receive $10,000, provided by the Chefs’ Table Society of BC,…

Collector Car Show and Auction Jun 21-22

CRUISIN’ FOR A CAUSE:   1966 PLYMOUTH SATELLITE TO BE AUCTIONED FOR CHARITY Hop into this one-of-a-kind, A&W Orange, 1966 Plymouth Satellite and cruise for a cause as the Vancouver Collector Car Show & Auction and A&W’s Cruisin’ for a Cause auction off the vintage ride for charity. At the Show & Auction, taking place June 21-22 at the…

BC Shellfish and Seafood Festival Finally Here!

  Events, Tours, Celebrities and Tastings from June 13 – 22   The BC Shellfish and Seafood Festival kicks off this weekend with an exciting lineup of events, tours, celebrity chefs and tastings and, although a few events have already sold out, tickets are still available. If you want to get outdoors and explore, take a…

Vancouver Foodster launches our Tasting Plates Summer Series

  Local foodies and tourists alike are invited to tantalize their taste buds at 3 of our Tasting Plates events in our Summer Series. Starts off with Tasting Plates Latin American Flavours with several Latin American restaurants all over Vancouver on June 25.  This evening tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 10:30 pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Participating restaurants include: Chicha Restaurant, Guanaco…

Spamalot at the Stanley Theatre

  Get Thee to the Stanley Warning:  If you are not a fan of Monty Python, you may not be interested in this play, for there are those who find the combination of wit, farce and silliness of the Monty Python troupe hilarious, while others just look at their sketches and say, “Huh? That’s just…

Fawlty Towers

  New Westminster’s Vagabond Players must be doing something right, as this is their 77th season.  I just attended their production of Fawlty Towers, written by the legendary team of John Cleese and Connie Booth. The play features three of the original twelve television episodes:  Gourmet Night, Waldorf Salad and The Germans.  Director Casey Por…

CANADIAN OPEN FASTPITCH YOUTH CLINICS

LEARN FROM THE BEST WITH CANADIAN OPEN FASTPITCH YOUTH CLINICS World’s Most Accomplished Softball Athletes to share their Knowledge and Skills It’s time to shine up those cleats as BC’s young athletes are invited to play ball with the world’s finest softball stars during Canada’s largest softball tournament, the Canadian Open Fastpitch International Championship. The…

summer. love. lakeside.

Experience a weekend escape with your loved one that will make sparks fly   The summer sun is heating up and so is the romance at Nita Lake Lodge. Dip your toes into the sparkling Nita Lake and prepare to be swept off your feet to enjoy awe-inspiring views on a private helicopter tour, complete…

Pub Night Fun’raiser for the animals!

Admiral Pub & Grill, Burnaby Our annual pub night is back in Burnaby, but we have made some exciting changes including the location. Join us for our Pub Night for Pets ‘Fun’raiser on June 19, 2014 at the Admiral Pub & Grill. Compassionate animal lovers can help local sick, injured and abused animals while enjoying…

Mt. Boucherie Is the Place To Be This Summer

West Kelowna Winery Announces 2014 Event Schedule    The Story: It’s going to be a busy summer at Mt. Boucherie Family Estate Winery (829 Douglas Road, West Kelowna), one of the most picturesque and respected family-owned wineries in West Kelowna. Complementing the sweeping views of vineyards, mountains and Okanagan Lake from their wine shop patio, the Gidda…

Fun new seminars in the Coop this summer!

  Want to know what the hens are talking about? We’ve hatched a series of new seminars, hosted in the Coop, to give you a fun and educational wine experience. For the month of June, our seminars are complimentary… so grab your calendar and plan your next trip to wine country! Reservations are recommended as limited spots are…

Canadian Open Fastpitch International Championship

World’s Top Female Athletes will Showcase Skills at  International Fastpitch Championship  Tournament runs July 11 – 21 in Surrey  It’s that time of year when softball teams either go hard or go home! The Canadian Open Fastpitch International Championship takes place from July 11 – 21, 2014 as athletes gather at three locations in Surrey: Softball City, Cloverdale Athletic Park and…

OPUS HOTEL SHINES WITH NEW SUMMER IN THE CITY PACKAGE

OPUS HOTEL SHINES WITH NEW SUMMER IN THE CITY PACKAGE Have fun in the sun with Vancouver’s most vibrant boutique hotel   Its time to slip on the shades and head to the chic and stylish OPUS Hotel in Vancouver for someOPUS-style summertime fun. The Summer in the City package starting from $399, valid now until September 15, 2014 celebrates the best of the city’s…

Vancouver’s Italian Day on The Drive

All things ‘Made in Italy’ set to take over Commercial Drive  Italy’s Classic Style Returns to Vancouver’s Italian Day on The Drive Sunday, June 8, 2014   Vancouverites are getting ready for one of the biggest displays of all things Italian outside Italy, as Commercial Drive will be transformed on Sunday, June 8 for the 5th Annual Italian Day. As one of Vancouver’s most celebrated cultural…