November has crept up on us so quickly, it seems like yesterday I was writing a post about the kiddies heading back to school. With 100 days to the Olympics and only 49 shopping days left until Christmas, here’s a roundup of events around town that you might not want to miss.
The Point Grey Holiday Fair (held at Point Grey Secondary School) is November 7th from 10:00am – 4:00pm and will feature products from over 80 artisans. You can contact Birgitta at (604) 266-2830 for more info.
It’s Family Day in Surrey November 8th.
Fragments in RPM is an exhibit launching this weekend at Public on Main by local artist & designer Robert Edmonds.
The Golden Age of Vancouver Opera takes place November 9th from 7:00pm – 9:00pm at the Vancouver Public Library. This is a free speaker series at the main branch downtown.
The Christmas at Hycroft Gala is November 17th.
The 3rd annual Vancouver Serbian Film Festival is happening this November 10th to 13th.
The historic Irving House in New Westminster hosts A Very Victorian Christmas on November 14th.
There is a David Suzuki Foundation fundraiser on November 19th at Terminal City Club
Christmas in Cloverdale is November 20th to the 21st.
The next Make It! Vancouver will take place November 20th until the 22nd at the Croatian Cultural Centre.
There is a Christmas Craft Fair at the Bonsor Complex in Burnaby November 21st and 22nd.
The Burnaby Village Museum launches Heritage Christmas on November 21st which will run until January 3rd.
Covenant House’s Night of New Beginnings is November 26th.
And with the holiday season upon us already, Operation Red Nose is looking for volunteers. This is the free program that will come to pick you and drive you home in your own car so that you can get home safe after a few festive bevvies.
Also please consider supporting local causes (such as the Food Bank, Salvation Army, YWCA, and the UGM) at this time of year as the temperature drops.
Should you have any community events that you would like listed, please feel free to contact me (checking the “events” box on the form).