Archive for the category "christmas"

Gingerbread Competition and Charity Auction

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Pop open those advent calendars and load up on low-grade chocolate, it’s December! Gearing up for holiday events filled with cheer, I’ll be profiling many more events, fundraisers, and activities for families. Photo credit: Carol Browne on Flickr Last year launched the first annual Gingerbread Competition and Charity Auction that saw top local architects and […]

Canyon Lights with Capilano Suspension Bridge

Comments 58 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo credit: KristaEleman on Flickr Capilano Suspension Bridge’s annual Canyon Lights event beings December 4th and will run 5:00pm to 9:00pm every day (except Christmas Day) until January 2, 2010. This unique chance to see the Bridge, Canyon, and Treetop adventure illuminated at night by 250,000 LED holiday lights is a treat. There will also […]

Rogers Santa Claus Parade Vancouver 2009

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s only been six years running but the Rogers Santa Claus Parade has certainly made its mark as a holiday tradition in Vancouver. Photo credit: Tyler Ingram on Flickr On Sunday December 6th starting at 1:00pm you can line up anywhere along the designated parade route (see map below) to catch a glimpse of community […]

Circle Craft Christmas Market 2009

Comments 48 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo: tom_lin on Flickr Each year dozens of artisans, crafters, and exhibitors showcase their wares and talents in a warm and cozy holiday atmosphere at the Circle Craft Christmas Market. The 36th annual market will take place next week, from November 11th until the 15th at the Vancouver Convention Centre and the market will once […]

Merry Christmas

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last night while watching my niece and nephews track NORAD Santa through Egypt it finally felt like Christmas. The hustle and bustle of daily life, not to mention keeping up with work up until Christmas Eve night, didn’t quite make me feel the holiday spirit this year until that moment. The family got together last […]