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Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

October 10th, 2013 @ 7:24pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Rake up the leaves, baste the turkey, and keep your toque on standby as Thanksgiving weekend approaches. Despite the holiday long weekend, there are still plenty of activities to keep you and the family active and entertained over the next few days. From the last screenings at VIFF, to pumpkin patch explorations, corn mazes, and […]

Fort Langley Cranberry Festival

October 10th, 2013 @ 10:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 18th annual Fort Langley Cranberry Festival takes place on Saturday, October 12, 2013 around the village of Fort Langley. You can celebrate the history of the cranberry at the festival starting at 8:30am with a pancake breakfast followed by an entire day of family-friendly activities around the region from 10:00am until 4:00pm. The festival […]

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Photos 2012

November 22nd, 2012 @ 2:36pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Well before we first watched Miracle on 34th Street with my mother, she has longed to visit New York and holiday shop at Macy’s. She has traveled the world throughout her life but it wasn’t until this week that I was able to join her on her first-ever trip to The Big Apple. The purpose […]

Turkey Trot 2011 at Granville Island

October 3rd, 2011 @ 2:10pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Turkey Trot is back this Thanksgiving Monday (October 11, 2011) starting off at Granville Island. Before you fill your belly with turkey (tofurkey or even turducken) head out for a 10km run in support of the Food Bank. Photo courtesy of the Turkey Trot What A 10km run, walk, or stroll Where Start line […]

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 […]

John Chow Helps the UGM Feed the Hungry this Thanksgiving

October 7th, 2009 @ 9:32am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Union Gospel Mission operates out of 12 facilities between downtown Vancouver and Mission providing meals, support, education, outreach, shelter & housing, and recovery programs. On October 12th they’ll be serving thousands of Thanksgiving meals and one local blogger is taking it upon himself to make sure they can serve even more. Photo © UGM […]

Happy Thanksgiving and Tweetsgiving 2008

November 27th, 2008 @ 8:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last year I was waking up in a cozy room with frosted windows that looked out onto snow-covered streets while the warm aroma of a roasted turkey dinner embraced me and my Hawkeyes sweatshirt. We were lucky enough to celebrate Thanksgiving with family in Iowa last year and unfortunately due to so many big events […]