Archive of posts tagged "events"

West Coast Christmas Show 2011

November 7th, 2011 @ 1:10pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 4th annual West Coast Christmas Show and Marketplace returns to the Tradex in Abbotsford, December 2nd to 4th. Photos courtesy: Middle Child Marketing The presentation stage will feature local chefs, the Dairy Farmers of Canada will host cheese seminars, there will be an on-site nursery, photos with Santa, local artisans and crafters, and a […]

Neighbourhood Toy Store Day 2011

November 7th, 2011 @ 10:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Neighbourhood Toy Store Day is November 12, 2011 in support of shopping locally and supporting businesses in our community. Photo credit: .SilentMode on Flickr On Saturday, independent retailers across Canada will celebrate with special giveaways and activities in their stores. There are participating locations around BC but here are a few in our area: Granville […]

Vancouver Comicon 2011

November 7th, 2011 @ 9:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver Comicon is happening this weekend at Heritage Hall on Main, where it has been hosted for well over a decade. The event, which is hosted about six times a year, features special guest appearances, art showcases, and of course plenty of graphic novels. When Sunday, November 13, 2011, 11:00am to 5:00pm Where Heritage Hall, […]

Rogers Santa Claus Parade 2011

November 2nd, 2011 @ 3:35pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 8th annual Rogers Santa Claus Parade will once again brighten up the streets of downtown Vancouver on December 4, 2011 but with a slightly different route this year. Photo credit: kiwi_cam on Flickr – from the Miss604 Flickr Pool According to a press release that I received from the organizers, the Vancouver Art Gallery […]

MythBusters in Vancouver – Giveaway

November 2nd, 2011 @ 8:40am by Rebecca Bollwitt

November 8, 2011 contest announcement: See below to enter to win a pair of tickets. Discovery Channel’s Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage are bringing their myth-busting show on the road and will appear in Vancouver for one night only January 22, 2012 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Mythbusters Publicity Image “MythBusters: Behind the Myths,” promises […]

November 2011 Events in Metro Vancouver

November 1st, 2011 @ 1:30pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The local news station had a “guaranteed high of 9 degrees” today. November is here and it’s going to be getting pretty chilly around Metro Vancouver. Luckily, events and activities still abound indoors, outdoors, and up on the sugar-dusted mountains. The following events have been contributed to Photo credit: aloalo* on Flickr – from […]

Movember in Vancouver 2011

November 1st, 2011 @ 10:20am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last day thousands of men around the world shaved one final time before taking a 30-day hiatus from the razor. Movember is back again and your friends, colleagues, brothers, sons, and fathers are growing out their facial hair in exchange for pledges that will support prostate cancer research in their communities. Back in 2009 I […]

Circle Craft Christmas Market 2011

November 1st, 2011 @ 8:51am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The very popular Circle Craft Christmas Market returns for its 38th year this month at the Vancouver Convention Centre West. I have still never been but everyone I have talked to (even during the summer months) says that they can’t wait for Circle Craft. From knits and ornaments to unique kitchen wares and gift ideas, […]