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 … Read moreGet into the Festive Spirits with Vancouver TheatreSports 

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 … Read moreGrace, Beauty & Personal Expression – Holiday On Ice!

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 … Read morePacific Yacht Charters aids the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau

Brockmann’s Chocolates Celebrates 30 years in Canada

  The Brockmann family has been creating delicious chocolate recipes for over 80 years, and is now celebrating 30 of those years of chocolate making in Canada with the recent release of two brand new truffle flavours, salted caramel and dark sea salt truffles, just in time for the holidays. The tradition began in the … Read moreBrockmann’s Chocolates Celebrates 30 years in Canada

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 … Read moreFOUR SEASONS HOTEL VANCOUVER IS FABULOUSLY FESTIVE

Red Truck and STOMP team up to “STOMP Out Hunger” this December

  Ticket discounts for donations and $1 from each seasonal pint to the Food Bank This holiday season, Red Truck Beer and STOMP are teaming up to support the Greater Vancouver Food Bank with their STOMP Out Hunger campaign to raise money and gather donations to support the important work done year round by the … Read moreRed Truck and STOMP team up to “STOMP Out Hunger” this December

DECEMBER AT OYAMA SAUSAGE CO.

Recently awarded by Westender Magazine a first place (GOLD) in the categories of Best Deli as well as Best Stall at Granville Island Market, Oyama Sausage Co. has everything to make holiday entertaining easy and enjoyable.  The Granville Island favourite is again offering a wide selection of handmade charcuterie and meats, including party trays, hostess … Read moreDECEMBER AT OYAMA SAUSAGE CO.

#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 … Read more#TasteofThursday chocolate holiday sausages recipe

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 … Read moreLONSDALE QUAY MARKET HOSTS CHIRSTMAS MARKET AT THE QUAY 

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). … Read moreHot Buttered RumRaiser

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 … Read morePut Cowichan Wine Country in Your Calendar

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 … Read morePacific Theatre presents  HOLY MO! A CHRISTMAS SHOW! by Lucia Frangione 

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 … Read moreDECEMBER HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS AT TULALIP RESORT CASINO

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 … Read moreGranville Island inspires visitors with the warmth of the season

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

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 … Read moreFOUR SEASONS RESORT AND RESIDENCES WHISTLER CELEBRATES FESTIVE SEASON WITH EXCITING EXPERIENCES FOR ALL GUESTS 

Cause We Care’s 10th Annual Hamper Drive brings Christmas cheer to 750 women 

Join Vancouver’s biggest drive to help support single mother-led families this holiday season   Cause We Care is thrilled to partner with Capital Direct for the upcoming 10th Annual Christmas Hamper Drive on December 7th, 2016. This year’s goal is to deliver 750 hampers, filled with essential food items and small gifts, to 25 frontline … Read moreCause We Care’s 10th Annual Hamper Drive brings Christmas cheer to 750 women 

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, … Read moreEnjoy the arts and shopping of Granville Island with a holiday season Shop & Stay 

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 … Read moreBrentwood brings holiday magic to Burnaby

Make A Joyful Post This Christmas Giant card installation to help people living with mental illness

    This Christmas, Harbour Centre and the Vancouver Lookout, in partnership with The Kettle Society, are inviting Vancouverites to make A Joyful Post to support people living with mental illness.  Harbour Centre’s lobby will house a large-scale, festive installation where the public can select, personalize, and hang Christmas cards for Kettle members. The signed … Read moreMake A Joyful Post This Christmas Giant card installation to help people living with mental illness