New Year’s Eve at Rocky Mountain Flatbread

  Rocky Mountain Flatbread has the perfect New Year’s Eve pizza party planned for Vancouver families. Join us for a relaxing evening where your kids are welcomed and entertained in a fun, friendly environment. The festivities will include dinner, balloon twisting, face painting, pizza making and an early New Year’s Eve count down. New Year’s…

Voyages: Three Women Visit Italy 13 October, 2016- January 14, 2017

  Art Exhibition with Joanne Hastie, Carol McQuaid, Danaca Ackerson Paintings and Prints In popular literature and film over the last one hundred years from E. M. Forester’s Room with a View to Frances Mayes’, Under the Tuscan Sun, and most recently Elizabeth Gilbert’s, Eat, Pray, Love, there is an enduring and pervading notion that travel…

#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   …

Get into the Festive Spirits with Vancouver TheatreSports 

  The holiday period is a time of imbibing indulgence with all the eggnog, hot spiced cider and mulled wine adding to the conviviality of the season. Paul Belsito, manager of the Neil Macrae Bar & Lounge at Vancouver TheatreSports™ League’s (VTSL)  The Improv Centre, has been getting into the festive spirits and designing special…

A ROYAL OCCASION: RING IN 2017 AT ROYAL DINETTE WITH EXCLUSIVE NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER SERVICES

   Celebratory Multi-Course Menus Feature Restaurant’s Signature Locally Sourced, Farm-to-Table Fare, Optional Drink Pairings Available for Both Seatings   Usher in the new year in the heart of Downtown Vancouver at Royal Dinette as the popular farm-to-table restaurant turns the calendar to 2017 by welcoming guests for two exclusive multi-course celebratory dinner services on Saturday,…

Grace, Beauty & Personal Expression – Holiday On Ice!

Instilling Passion for Storytelling Through Movement & Beauty   Event: Holiday On Ice Venue: West End Community Centre Ice Rink (1750 Haro Street) Date: Saturday, December 17    Time: 12 to 2 p.m. Contact: Chris Hyndman at 604.351.7175 or [email protected] The Event: The ice will be glowing with the warmth of community and creativity as Canada…

Pacific Yacht Charters aids the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau

  Pacific Yacht Charters invites you and your family to come and help support families in need, in aid of the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau. Come aboard the Pacific Yacht Saturday, December 10th and Sunday, December 11th, and enjoy some Christmas cheer yacht-style, including a sampling of Executive Chef Ra’s Holiday Fare, serenading carolers and…

FOUR SEASONS HOTEL VANCOUVER IS FABULOUSLY FESTIVE

  There’s So Much to See, Do, Eat and Enjoy this Holiday Season The festive season is here and Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver is holiday headquarters, creating a welcoming, fun-filled home for all. Literally steps from a wealth of shopping, parade routes and community celebrations, Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver is the ideal destination for a winter vacation (or stay-cation) filled…

BONNE ANNÉE: AU COMPTOIR INVITES FRIENDS AND FAMILY TO RING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH CELEBRATORY FOUR-COURSE MENU

Executive Chef Dan McGee to Prepare Classic, French-inspired New Year’s Eve Feast as Kitsilano Bistro Turns the Calendar to 2017 With 2017 on the horizon, Au Comptoir is inviting guests to join in the joie de vivre as it ushers in the new year by offering a pair of exclusive, four-course dinners on Saturday, Dec…

FESTIVE APPRENTICE: TURN THE CALENDAR TO 2017

   WITH  EXCLUSIVE NEW YEAR’S EVE SERVICES AT FARMER’S APPRENTICE   South Granville Locavore Restaurant Serves Up Seasonally Inspired, Artisanal Fare with a Pair of Exclusive New Year’s Eve Seatings with Omnivore and Herbivore Menus Celebrated locavore chef David Gunawan presents a unique New Year’s Eve feast on Saturday, Dec. 31 fit for omnivores and…

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…

Hot Buttered RumRaiser

  This December, The Cascade Company will be spearheading a spirited fundraiser: The Hot Buttered RumRaiser — with proceeds from the sale of JT’s Hot Buttered Rum Mix going to support the Fawkes Academy (which provides individualized educational programs for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder, other complex developmental disabilities, or different learning needs)…

Put Cowichan Wine Country in Your Calendar

  Blue Grouse Estate Winery hosts several dates of holiday cheer Blue Grouse Estate Winery is an easy, local, winter wine country getaway. Quickly becoming one of the most popular food and wine destinations in Western Canada, the Cowichan Valley is just 45 minutes from downtown Victoria. Normally closed during the winter months, by popular demand…

Pacific Theatre presents  HOLY MO! A CHRISTMAS SHOW! by Lucia Frangione 

    a hilarious and questionable retelling of the Nativity story Dec 2-31, 2016 Pacific Theatre presents Holy Mo! A Christmas Show! by Lucia Frangione. Three travelling performers share this reverently irreverent telling of the Nativity story with gusto and a questionable commitment to accuracy. Playing Dec 2-31 8pm Wednesdays-Saturdays with 2pm matinees all Saturdays…

DECEMBER HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS AT TULALIP RESORT CASINO

Magical Recipes are Coming Together to Form Remarkable Holiday Dishes   It’s that holiday time of year, and the chefs at Tulalip Resort Casino have been busy checking their recipes twice to make sure they create magical dishes for all to enjoy. Every restaurant at the Resort is getting involved with this year’s festivities for…

Granville Island inspires visitors with the warmth of the season

Holiday contest encourages the spirit of giving to family, friends and the needy   You feel it – that gentle tug, as if by velvet rope, that pulls people to Granville Island this time of year. They’re drawn by the Public Market – the recollection of ruby piles of pomegranates and the scents of baking…

Early Music Vancouver Heralds the Holidays with Joyous Baroque Celebration – Festive Cantatas: J.S. Bach Magnificat – 

  Vancouver’s Pacific Baroque Orchestra joins internationally-renowned vocal soloists for beloved Christmas tradition at the Chan Centre    Early Music Vancouver (EMV), in collaboration with the Pacific Baroque Orchestra (PBO), presents Festive Cantatas: J.S. Bach Magnificat at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, December 18, 2016 at 3pm. This program features one of J.S…

FOUR SEASONS RESORT AND RESIDENCES WHISTLER CELEBRATES FESTIVE SEASON WITH EXCITING EXPERIENCES FOR ALL GUESTS 

  Resort Offers Festival of Trees, a Hudson’s Bay Inspired Restaurant Pop-Up, Alpine White New Year’s Eve Gala, Specialized Kids Programming, Live Music, Puppy Pet in Residence and Ski Concierge    Festive season is the perfect time to get to know the snowy side of Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler. Excitement abounds as guests spend…