Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Perseus Winery

  You’re organized and plan ahead. That means you have already started your holiday shopping. We have a suggestion that will make you the favourite Santa. We tasting the Perseus Winery Sparkling Chardonnay NV at the Chef meets BC Grape Okanagan Wine & Food Experience – Bubbles and Brunch at Terrafina at Hester Creek by RauDZ in August…

 45th Annual Christmas at Hycroft

  The events held at Hycroft were legendary, the guest book read like a Who’s Who of the 20’s and 30’s and contained names of visiting royalty, well-known business associates, politicians and the social elite of Vancouver. We continue the tradition of great events at Hycroft with Christmas at Hycroft, the single largest fundraiser for…

She’s BAAAAACK! Christmas Queen 4 – Secret Santa

  Vancouver TheatreSports’ The Christmas Queen, in all her nasty glory is returning this holiday season with the latest instalment in the series, Christmas Queen 4 – Secret Santa, running from November 22 to December 23, Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30 pm.There will also be two additional matinee performances on Sunday, December 10 and December…

The Christmas Store at Potter’s Now Open for the Season

  South Surrey’s Christmas Store at Potter’s is Western Canada’s largest Christmas store   Come one, come all, to the House of the Holiday Spirit – The Christmas Store at Potter’s. Western Canada’s largest and most fantastically festive Christmas store opens today, November 1, and keeps the fun going until December 24. Potter’s Nurseries and…

Celebrate the season with the Goodridge & Williams “12 Drinks of Christmas”

  Add some Shaun Layton-created craft cocktails to your holiday repertoire  Goodridge & Williams Handcrafted Spirits is celebrating the holiday season with the 12 Drinks of Christmas, a series of cocktail-making videos filmed with Vancouver bartending icon Shaun Layton. Using BC handcrafted spirits from the Goodridge & Williams portfolio like Sid’s Vodka, Tempo Renovo Gin,…

#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   …

#TasteofThursday chocolate holiday sausages recipe

  chocolate holiday sausages “This weird and perhaps not-so-attractive and yet festive novelty is a delight and you’d be crazy not to make some quickly !” Of course, this isn’t my invention, this is an Italian and Portuguese holiday sweet, often called “chocolate salami” … I simply re-adapted my chocolate and biscuit blocks for the holiday…

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…

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…

SPEND “CHRISTMAS IN PARIS” WITH BETA5 CHOCOLATES’ HOLIDAY COLLECTION

Get Festive with Tasty Stocking Stuffers, Signature Gift Sets and Snowman Cream Puffs    Delight the chocolate lovers on your list with a culinary journey to the City of Light. BETA5 Chocolates‘ 2016 holiday collection, Christmas in Paris, pays tribute to one of the world’s most romantic, delicious and historic cities. The holiday collection is a celebration in itself, ideal…

Festive trails and Christmas treats ensure happy holidays at Magnolia Hotel & Spa

  ‘Christmas in Victoria’ package showcases BC’s most festive city this season   It’s the most wonderful time of the year and Magnolia Hotel & Spa’s ‘Christmas in Victoria’ package offers a fun and festive way to enjoy the holiday season, from only $199 per night. “Christmas is one of the most cherished times of…

HAAS FOR THE HOLIDAYS: THOMAS HAAS MAKES SPIRITS BRIGHT THIS FESTIVE SEASON WITH SIGNATURE CHOCOLATE CREATIONS

  ‘Tis the Season for Holiday-themed Confections, Stocking Stuffers and New Bûche de Noël Collection Chocolatier Thomas Haas is warming up the winter and loading Santa’s sleigh with a collection of Christmas-themed confections, stocking stuffers and baked goods available exclusively at Thomas Haas Chocolates & Patisserie. For 2016, Haas features an assortment of new handcrafted creations including:…

A HEATHMAN KIRKLAND HOTEL TRADITION FOR THE HOLIDAYS

  Irresistible Menus for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve It’s hard to imagine that it’s already time to start making plans for the Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve holidays, but these fall festivities are right around the corner. Look no further than Kirkland’s Heathman Hotel and Trellis Restaurant to spark traditional festive flair…

Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir Gifts the Lower Mainland Something To Treasure this Holiday Season

Guest artists The Alumni Project join Good Noise in glorious gospel gems and charming new arrangements sure to bring cheer Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir (Good Noise) presents their cherished annual concert, this year titled Something To Treasure – A Good Noise Christmas, Dec. 9 & 10 at Christ Church Cathedral in Vancouver, and Dec. 11…

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

    OVER 250 PARTICIPANTS INCLUDING OVER 130 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 Sept 21 – 27 ONLY SAVE – Buy your tickets online NOW Click here to buy your tickets online! Tickets…