Archive for the category "cheap fun"

Mount Pleasant Wreath Photowalk

December 19th, 2013 @ 11:04am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This season the Mount Pleasant Business Improvement Area sent out wreaths to their members to challenge them to decorate the festive cedar rings in a judged competition. After a week with the wreath, the judging began and I was joined Daman Beatty, Andres Markwart, Josh Rimer, and Brigitte Stroud on a walking tour with Kara […]

Robson Square Ice Rink Events: 12 Days of Christmas and Miss604 Night

December 13th, 2013 @ 12:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Robson Square ice rink in the heart of downtown Vancouver is your hub for holiday-themed events this season. Starting tonight, they’ll host live music and performances to add to your skating experience and I have a very special announcement for the New Year as well. Photo credit: BC Gov Photos – Submitted to the […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

December 12th, 2013 @ 2:39pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Heading into a shopping frenzy this season don’t forget to pause and take a moment to enjoy the city and all of the festivities and family fun that is being offered. Here’s your weekend list along with a collection of holiday activities: Photo credit: Winson Tang Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend Friday, December […]

Ice Skating on a Farm in Surrey

December 8th, 2013 @ 11:50am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Ice skating at Fry’s Corner in Surrey was something we looked forward to as kids as soon as it turned cold. Decades later, those who run God’s Little Acre farm in Surrey have taken it upon themselves to rekindle those magical memories on their own piece of land, flooding their field for a cause. Photo […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

December 6th, 2013 @ 10:34am by Rebecca Bollwitt

We’re already into December and the city is coming alive with festive lights and activities, despite the recent cold snap. I have your full list of things to do in Vancouver this weekend and if you’re heading out to pick up a Christmas tree this weekend, consider Aunt Leah’s tree lots. They support a great […]

Central City Big Rigs for Kids Lighted Truck Parade

December 4th, 2013 @ 1:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Santa will be in Surrey this Sunday as Holland Park hosts free family fun following the Central City Big Rigs for Kids lighted truck parade. Over 40 local and Vancouver Island trucks will take part in the Surrey Santa Parade in Cloverdale at 5:00pm on Sunday, December 8, 2013 where they will then travel west […]

Rio Theatre Friday Late Night Movies

December 2nd, 2013 @ 10:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Rio Theatre is serving up a bundle of holiday favourites as this month’s Friday Late Night Movies. These 19+ screenings can be complimented with a beverage from the theatre’s full service bar as you enjoy a night out with friends. Tickets are available online in advance or at the door for $8 or $6 […]

Bright Nights Christmas Train in Stanley Park

December 2nd, 2013 @ 9:58am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Bright Nights Christmas Train in Stanley Park returns for the season from December 5, 2013 until January 5, 2014. Stanley Park is our favourite spot in the city and at this time of year it sparkles with festive cheer among the evergreens. Here’s all you need to know to enjoy your experience: Bright Nights […]