Archive for November, 2011

BC Blanket Drive on the Canada Line

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

Along the Canada Line, this Friday and Saturday, donation boxes will be setup for the BC Blanket Drive. The public are asked to bring donations of warm clothing items (not just blankets) to drop off for the campaign. This includes socks, scarves, mittens, and toques as well. The donations will then be distributed to various […]

Salt Spring Island Glowtini

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As mentioned in this morning’s contest post, I spent the better part of the day on Salt Spring Island judging the “Glowtini” competition. Heading over to the island with Saltspring Air There were six participants from around the island who all prepared special holiday cocktails — the winning drink to be featured at restaurants and […]

Steveston Staches Whisker Weekend

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Upper lips are staying warm this month as Movember participants continue to grow out their facial hair for a cause. One community team, the Steveston Staches are hosting a special two-day event in their community where anyone with (or without) a ‘mo can enjoy some great deals. Whisker Weekend When: November 26 and November 27, […]

Glow Christmas at Salt Spring

Comments 359 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning I’m heading over to Salt Spring Island to judge the Glowtini competition where local bartenders and mixologists will be creating their idea of the perfect Salt Spring Island holiday cocktail. Participants will be from Auntie Pestos Cafe, Harbour House Hotel Restaurant and Organic Farm, Marketplace Cafe, Moby’s Oyster Bar + Marine Grill, Oystercatcher, […]

Grouse Mountain Peak of Christmas

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Grouse Mountain: The Peak of Christmas holiday events begin next week. Bring the family and ride the gondola up to a winter wonderland even if you’re not a skier or snowboarder. Photo credit: mountainhiker on Flickr – from the Miss604 Flickr Group From 12:00pm to 8:00pm daily you can meet Santa in person on top […]