35th annual Filberg Festival Artists Announcement

  Celebrate the Best of Arts, Crafts and Music from across Canada August 4-7, 2017. Victoria based artist, Linda Skalenda will be this year’s featured guest artist located in the Arbour. Linda’s paintings can be found in collections across North America and the UK. In 2015 she was selected for the honorable position to be…

SEATTLE HOTEL ASSOCIATION’S 20TH ANNUAL “EVENING OF HOPE GALA” 

  DENIM TO DIAMONDS: TAKING A STAND AGAINST HOMELESSNESS—TRANSFORMING ONE LIFE AT A TIME Benefiting Mary’s Place on February 4, 2017, at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel  The Seattle Hotel Association (SHA) is pulling out all the stops for their 20th annual fundraiser “Evening of Hope Gala” presented by Delta Air Lines, which will take guests…

#FridayFavourites from December 2 to New Year’s Eve

David Sedaris’ The SantaLand Diaries   Our #FridayFavourites cover a bit more than usual so you don’t miss out on upcoming fun things to do for the holidays.   East Meets West : Vancouver Collaborative Feast   LUMIERE TO ILLUMINATE WEST END’S PUBLIC SPACES: ANNUAL EVENT RETURNS TO JIM DEVA PLAZA AND MORTON PARK   …

LONSDALE QUAY MARKET HOSTS CHIRSTMAS MARKET AT THE QUAY 

  Kick-off the Christmas season at Lonsdale Quay Market’s Christmas Market on Thursday, December 1st from 5pm to 7pm. A chance to discover some of the best emerging and established local artisans in Vancouver and find that special something for your loved ones. The Artisan Farmer’s Market is hosting their first pop-up winter market by…

Enjoy the arts and shopping of Granville Island with a holiday season Shop & Stay 

  Make gift shopping as enjoyable as gift getting with a boutique staycation    Granville Island is Vancouver’s hub of arts and crafts, and that makes it the perfect place to shop for unique gifts for everyone on your list. The Island comes alive for the holiday season with carollers in the market every weekend,…

Brentwood brings holiday magic to Burnaby

  The spirit of the season abounds with appearances from Santa Claus, live entertainment, and plenty of surprises Brentwood is welcoming the magic of the holiday season this Saturday, November 26 with Santa Claus’ official arrival, straight from the North Pole. Santa’s arrival is followed by a full calendar of family fun and entertainment every Saturday from December 3-17…

Sparkle this festive season with Redfish Kids’ Holiday 2016 Collection 

Sugarplum Fairies rule in the season of peace and goodwill   Inspired by joyous holiday celebrations and festive family gatherings, the Redfish Kids’ Holiday 2016 Collection is anchored to ideas of peace, unity and love; plus a sprinkle of magic from the Sugarplum Fairy. Redfish Kids offers something for every occasion, whether it’s a twirl-worthy…

RING IN THE HOLIDAY IN WESBROOK VILLAGE

   With Unique Balloon Exhibit, Craft Fair and Other Festivities    Wesbrook Village on Vancouver’s west side is celebrating the holiday season with the launch of its first Balloon Winter Wonderland and Holiday Craft Fair starting Saturday, December 3.  Holiday in Wesbrook will also feature a number of other festive exhibits and events throughout the community,…

#FridayFavourites what’s happening this week November 24 – December 2

We’re publishing our list a day early this week because we don’t want you to miss a thing that’s happening this week:     7th Annual Vancouver Christmas Market to Make Days Merry & Bright at New Seaside Site   The Butcher & Bullock Beer Club presents the Angry Jäger Ale Cask Night   FlyOver…

Smash + Tess collaborates with charity partner on the launch of new additions to their dreamwear collection for the holidays

    Vancouver-based small business introduces three new holiday pieces with a percentage of sales benefitting the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre     Tis the season! Vancouver-based premium dreamwear company, Smash + Tess, today announced the addition of three new holiday-themed pieces to their sleepwear collection. The new holiday items take their inspiration from the brand’s…

West Coast Christmas Show Launches this Friday featuring Pokemon Sun & Pokemon Moon

If you’re looking to escape the shopping mall crowds and find gifts made by local companies and artisans, check out the West Coast Christmas Show & Marketplace on November 18 to 20, 2016 at the TRADEX Trade and Exhibition Centre in Abbotsford, BC. Over two hundred vendors, including over 140 select artisans will offer items…

Shiny Fuzzy Muddy annual curated Fine Art, Craft and Design Show returns to the historic Heritage Hall

  Saturday, December 10th to Sunday, December 11th in Vancouver Shiny Fuzzy Muddy, a curated collection and show of fine art, craft and design, is once again hosting their annual two-day show at the Heritage Hall, 3102 Main Street, in Vancouver, BC on Saturday, December 10th and Sunday, December 11th.   This collaborative event creates a…

TIFFANY LAUNCHES NEW 2016 CAPSULE COLLECTION IN COLLABORATION WITH EDDIE BORGO

Tiffany & Co. introduces a new capsule collection created in collaboration with Eddie Borgo, winner and recipient of the first CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Tiffany & Co. Development Grant, whose designs will be available at the Fifth Avenue flagship and on Tiffany.com, starting November 2016. The seven unique pieces evoke Borgo’s signature geometric classicism and architecturally graphic style, and…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening October 28 – November 4

  SPARKLE AND SHINE: L’ABATTOIR BRIGHTENS UP WEEKENDS THIS FALL BY INTRODUCING BUBBLES AT BRUNCH   PROVENCE MEDITERRANEAN GRILL ENDS ERA WITH SPECIAL MEMORIES MENUS   Come in for a spell at VanDusen Garden this Halloween!   Rocky’s Halloween Party   “Frankenstein 1945” and WW2 – Studio 1398   We’ll put a spell on you… …

VANCOUVER COMPANY LAUNCHES KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN TO BRING NEW ATHLEISURE SHOE TO MARKET  

  New local shoe company SKYE Footwear has launched a Kickstarter campaign to help introduce three styles of their unisex SKYE street shoe to North American consumers.  The company hopes to raise $30,000 US over the course of the month-long campaign. The new footwear line is in step with consumers’ growing appetite for athleisure fashion and focuses…

THIS CHRISTMAS VISIT THE CHRISTMAS SHOW WITH THE LARGEST GATHERING OF ARTISANS 

OVER 250 PARTICIPANTS INCLUDING OVER 140 SELECT ARTISANS WILL BE OFFERING HUNDREDS AND HUNDREDS OF UNIQUE HAND MADE PRODUCTS FOR YOUR CHRISTMAS GIFT SHOPPING LIMITED TIME TICKET SALE – 2 FOR 1 TICKETS OCTOBER 20-27 ONLY Click here to buy your tickets online! Enter code: HALFPRICE to get sale pricing What You’ll Find at the Show:…

Friday Favourites – what’s happening this week October 21 – 28

  Last of the summer markets – Vancouver Farmers Markets   Holy Guacamole! Avocados from Mexico partners with the Canucks   Cider Tap Takeover happening at The Cascade Room   Spinal Chord! A partnership fundraiser between Vancouver Cantata Singers & ICORD (International Collaboration on Repair Discoveries)   ChopStick Festival 2016   Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria cures…