Archive of posts tagged "events"

Stanley Park, National Historic Site

October 17th, 2011 @ 3:38pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Stanley Park Ecology Society is hosting a special event during their Annual General Meeting next week. They’re inviting their members and the public to sit in on a presentation from Lyle Dick, Parks Canada Historian. The talk will be about the evolution of Stanley Park as a National Historic Site (designated in 1988) along […]

Parade of Lost Souls Festival 2011

October 17th, 2011 @ 10:25am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Parade of Lost Souls Festival starts tomorrow and will feature workshops, a dance party, and the popular souls walk later this month. Workshops Get Behind the Scenes: Open-Door Lost Souls Studio. Lend a helping hand in creating decorations for the Secret Souls Walk route Tuesday, October 18, 5:00pm to 9:00pm at the Public Dreams […]

Vancouver ComedyFest 2012

October 17th, 2011 @ 8:59am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tickets go on sale for Vancouver ComedyFest 2012 this week for live shows including Margaret Cho, David Hasselhoff, Carol Burnett, Jeremy Hotz, and the incomparable Betty White. What Vancouver ComedyFest 2012 When February 16-26, 2012 Where Venues include The Centre, The Orpheum, The Vogue, Lafflines, and ComedyMIX Tickets On sale this Friday, October 21 at […]

Granville Island Brewmaster’s Dinner at The Sandbar

October 14th, 2011 @ 3:01pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Something I’ve come to appreciate in recent years is the Brewmaster’s Dinner. While you may have had wine pairings with your meal courses, just wait until you have perfectly matched brews to go with everything from your salad to your banana cream pie. If you haven’t yet discovered this wonderful culinary experience you’re in luck […]

West Coast Women’s Show 2011

October 13th, 2011 @ 3:40pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The West Coast Women’s Show, the ultimate entertainment, beauty, and health expo, returns to Tradex in Abbotsford next week. Show highlights this year include HGTV’s Colin & Justin in the celebrity speaker series, TLC’s Cake Boss: Next Great Baker Jay Qualls on the Kitchen Stage, and RoseMarie Pierce on the Health & Wellness stage. Hours […]

Death Cab for Cutie in Vancouver October 2011

October 12th, 2011 @ 11:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The other day I joined a fan club – a real fan club. I didn’t just “Like” a group on Facebook, I entered my credit card information online, anxiously awaited the delivery then ripped open the small brown box that contained my Codes and Keys mug along with my membership card. I felt like Ralphie […]

Halloween on the Heights 2011

October 11th, 2011 @ 2:25pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

This past summer I attended my first Burnaby Heights Hats off Day and I quickly found out why so many call it their favourite event of the year. For over a dozen city blocks along the north side of Burnaby, community organizations, neighbours, and businesses get together and host one fantastic festival. The Burnaby Heights […]

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story on Tour at the Surrey Arts Centre

October 11th, 2011 @ 10:15am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Arts Club’s production of Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story opens today at the Surrey Arts Centre. The world’s most successful rock n’ roll musical is currently on tour around the province until November 20, 2011. “Peggy Sue,” “That’ll Be the Day,” “Oh Boy,” “Not Fade Away”—the list of hit songs penned by Buddy Holly […]