Archive of posts tagged "events"

New Westminster Baseball Rallies for Justin Morneau

September 30th, 2011 @ 2:35pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

New Westminster Little League Baseball asked me to help spread the word about an event they’re hosting tomorrow. Photo: Keith Allison on Flickr Their hometown baseball hero Justin Morneau, of the Minnesota Twins, is recovering from a recent round of surgeries and they’d like to send him some support. They’ve invited all baseball fans, little […]

Vancouver Haunted Trolley Tours 2011: Discount & Giveaway

September 30th, 2011 @ 11:15am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Trolley Company and the Vancouver Police Museum have teamed up to present this year’s series of Haunted Halloween Trolley Tours. A tour guide will share spirited tales as you cross town to visit the Mountain View Cemetery graveyard, the autopsy room at the Vancouver Police Museum, and more mysterious locations during this 2.5 […]

October 2011 Events in Metro Vancouver

September 29th, 2011 @ 10:30am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Like a switch, the weather can turn from sparkling sunshine to soaking and soggy. Fall is here and with it comes a bundle of events to enjoy with your family whether it be out in a pumpkin patch or in a dark and scary amusement park. Photo credit: BC Business Hub on Flickr, from the […]

Thanksgiving Activities 2011 Metro Vancouver & Fraser Valley

September 28th, 2011 @ 1:05pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Thanksgiving is one of my favourite holidays. Our family would gather at my Oma’s house and while the windows steamed up and the aroma of roasted turkey filled each room, we’d head outside to rake leaves. The ample limbs of the lone one oak tree across the street provided enough fuel for the giant leaf […]

VIFF 2011: Everything & Everyone

September 28th, 2011 @ 10:30am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver International Film Festival starts tomorrow with the opening gala screening and will run until October 14th. As a sponsor of the festival, I have the pleasure of co-presenting the world premiere of the film Everything & Everyone on October 12th. This charming and emotional drama from talented local director Tracy D. Smith was […]

Neon Vancouver Ugly Vancouver

September 27th, 2011 @ 1:20pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The switch was thrown on Vancouver’s first neon signs on Granville in 1924 and the craze erupted in the 1950s when 19,000 neon signs illuminated the city. Some though it was a sign of being a booming, bustling, progressive metropolis. Others thought they were the biggest eyesores and took away from Vancouver’s stunning natural surroundings. […]

Fright Nights at Playland 2011

September 27th, 2011 @ 11:00am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Fright Nights return to Playland this fall as the lights go out and suspicious noises stream from five mysteriously haunted houses. Photo credit: John Biehler While the rides spin and turn in the dark and mist fills the air, they will have expanded fire performances this year and more dangerous comedy from Monsters of Schlock. […]

Vancouver Christmas Market 2011

September 27th, 2011 @ 9:10am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Click here for 2012 information Pumpkins are ripening in the fields and the candy corn bins are filling up at the grocery stores. However, I just received word that the Vancouver Christmas Market will be returning to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre plaza this year. What Outdoor German-style market with pine trees, over 45 vendors, live […]