Top local culinary experts heat things up at 49th annual BC Home + Garden Show

Food lovers, preheat your ovens! Vancouver’s top chefs are bringing the heat to the Lilydale Cooking Stage at the BC Home + Garden Show, February 19-23, 2020 at BC Place Stadium.

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According to the myth, the Jade Emperor said the order of the zodiac animals would be decided by the order in which they arrived. The quick-witted rat asked the diligent ox to take him on a ride to cross the river and jumped down before the ox crossed the finish line, so the rat won the race and became the first of the zodiac animals.

Sensory Symposium Salon Series at VV Tapas Lounge – February 24

On February 24th, the Sensory Symposium Salon Series at VV Tapas Lounge will host two all-star panel sessions exploring the issues facing local wineries and positioning this wine as “local” in the minds of Vancouver wine consumers. Throughout the evening, 8 different local wines will be sampled so the attendees can taste the unique terroir and award-winning flavours as the panelists speak to these issues. 

Starbucks makes largest environmental commitment to date

Today in a public letter citing the company’s enduring mission to inspire and nurture the human spirit, Starbucks chief executive officer Kevin Johnson announced a multi-decade commitment to be a resource-positive company, aspiring to give more than it takes from the planet. The announcement included science-based preliminary targets for the reduction of carbon emissions, water use and waste by 2030, and outlined five strategies the company has identified to move toward them.

TELUS World of Science presents Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO® Bricks January 24 – September 7

On January 24, TELUS World of Science will debut its newest exhibition Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO® Bricks presented by Concert Properties and White Spot Restaurants. This exciting gallery features 20 of the world’s most astonishing skyscrapers from Canada, the United States, Australia, Asia and the United Arab Emirates

Bells and Whistles Hosts Second Annual Super Bowl Tailgate Extravaganza February 2

Bells and Whistles is saving gridiron fans a red-zone spot for the biggest sports spectacle of the year when the Fraserhood sports headquarters hosts its second annual ‘Tailgate Extravaganza’ for Super Bowl LIV on Sunday, February 2.

49th annual BC Home + Garden Show returns with all-star lineup and must-see attractions February 19 – 23

Marketplace Events announced that the BC Home + Garden Show returns February 19-23, 2020 at BC Place Stadium with a lineup of leading home improvement, design and garden experts. Over 425 exhibitors, fresh new features and the top trends of the season will be at the forefront, all over the course of five days.

BC SPCA Whips Up Recipe Book for Treat Week™

The BC SPCA is releasing a special recipe book to inspire bakers and animal lovers to get involved in Treat Week™, the year’s sweetest fundraiser. Treat Week runs February 24 to March 1, 2020, a time when animal lovers around the province make, bake or buy treats and give them away in exchange for a donation.  

Okanagan College Culinary Arts debuts Indigenous-inspired feature menu for Dine Around

Infusions Restaurant at Okanagan College will once again be a can’t miss stop for anyone looking to sip, savour and save as part of Dine Around Thompson Okanagan this month.