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…

Popsicles and Ice Cream Oh My! 

Bel Café is pleased to offer brand new frozen treats to tempt you this summer     It’s summer in the city and David Hawksworth’s Bel Café has just the ticket to beat the heat. Thrill your taste buds with our brand new range of gourmet popsicles and ice cream created in-house this summer. Frozen…

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…

GOLDEN ADVENTURES – SUMMER IN KICKING HORSE COUNTRY

From fossils to buffalo, unique experiences abound in Golden and Kicking Horse Country. This summer plan a hike to the world-famous Burgess Shale fossil beds, amble through the local Farmers’ Market and get your share of wildlife with grizzlies, buffalo and wolves. Visit the World’s Largest Paddle and discover why Golden is becoming the land…

Westwood Wines Wine Tasting June 13th – 16th

  At Westwood Wines this week, they are tasting wines from 50th Parallel Estate on Friday, June 13th and new releases from Cassini Cellars of Oliver from Saturday June 14th to Tuesday June 16th.  Alice, a representative for 50th Parallel will be in the store on Friday, from 4 to 7 to pour wines.  …

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…

Patio Weather Calls for Rosé Wines

  This June, Taste Rosé the Provence Way   The Provence Way: British Columbians are seeing a lot more pink in their wine glasses these days. Culinary pleasure-seekers are flocking to farmers markets and patios to seek great cuisine, sun and relaxation. And when they stop to enjoy a glass of wine, they have been increasingly…

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…

2014 New Zealand wine vintage to support export growth

 The 2014 New Zealand grape harvest has been completed with high quality grapes picked across the country. “All grape growing regions experienced very favourable growing conditions through the summer and into the early autumn. 2014 is set to be another memorable, high quality vintage which will provide a further boost to growing wine exports” said New…

Eat, drink and pedal in style through Canada’s biking capital

Discover Victoria by bike with Magnolia Hotel & Spa’s Pedal & Pamper package  Discover Canada’s cycling capital with a Pedal & Pamper package at the elegantly refreshed Magnolia Hotel & Spa. Victoria’s leading boutique hotel is working in tandem with the city’s favourite cycle tour operator The Pedaler, to offer a two-night stay in an inviting guestroom and…