Archive of posts tagged "events"

Holiday Craft Markets in Vancouver 2011

November 16th, 2011 @ 10:30am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s a crafter’s wonderland around Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley this season as craft markets open their doors and setup their tables for the busy holiday season. I managed to find a great selection of events to share including a handful of listings from GotCraft?. Photo credit: hownowdesign Christmas at Hycroft Date: Thursday, November […]

Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival 2011

November 15th, 2011 @ 3:15pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival takes place this weekend in the Harrison region. The schedule is filled with special events at the Kilby Historic Site, Sandpiper Golf Resort, entertainment, and of course viewing of these magnificent birds who call the area home. Photo credit: Tyler Ingram on Flickr View eagle at the aptly-named Eagle […]

Vancouver Christmas Market Tickets

November 14th, 2011 @ 1:15pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Christmas Market is returning this year to the QE Plaza downtown with traditional German holiday market staples. From November 24th until December 24th, enjoy some mulled wine, live music, shop for ornaments, grab some baked goods, and check out the kids’ activity area (where my niece made decorated her own candle last year). […]

For Our Daughters: Ghana to Granville

November 14th, 2011 @ 11:25am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last week I attended Sam Sullivan’s Public Salon, a speaker series like Pecha Kucha that brings together a handful of artists, visionaries, educators, and entertainers for one night of talks, without a particular theme. One of the speakers was Shannen O’Brian of Vancouver who founded Create Change. This organization works in Northern Ghana and aims […]

Holiday Theatre in Vancouver 2011

November 14th, 2011 @ 10:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

I love attending the theatre in Vancouver during the holidays. Wrapped in a scarf, boots crunching down on the salted sidewalk, ducking for cover under the Stanley’s marquee. Entering the lobby, cheeks rosy-red, taking my seat for the holiday production of the year. Not only are the shows colourful and classic, but giving the gift […]

Surrey Tree Lighting Festival 2011

November 12th, 2011 @ 10:20am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Central City Plaza will be illuminated December 3rd with a tree lighting ceremony and festivities to kick off the holiday season. The City of Surrey’s Tree Lighting event is moving to the plaza (from Holland Park) to accommodate more activities such as road hockey, curling, and a performance stage. Mayor and Council, Frosty the […]

Night of New Beginnings 2011

November 11th, 2011 @ 4:41pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Covenant House Vancouver is hosting their annual Night of New Beginnings Gala on November 24th at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Proceeds from this holiday fundraiser will go directly to Covenant House’s “30 day for 30 nights” campaign, funding the operation of its 54-bed crisis shelter during December, their busiest month. Each year Covenant House in […]

Remembrance Day 2011 Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster, Richmond, Surrey, Langley

November 10th, 2011 @ 10:05am by Rebecca Bollwitt

At 11:00am on the 11th day of the 11th month I stand in silence to respect and honour those who gave their lives for our country. I am a first generation Canadian and this is my home. Remembrance Day makes me think of family, and it makes me thankful. I get to wake up every […]