Archive for the category "christmas"

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 […]

Vancouver History: Christmas

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

With dozens of centimeters of snow on the ground (and still falling) the city is muffled in a powdery silence. Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr Here’s a quick roundup of Vancouver History notes, with a Christmas theme. December 24, 1951. Sultry Hollywood actress Yvonne De Carlo, dubbed the “most beautiful woman in the world,” […]

Stories of Giving

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I received a Christmas card in the mail from OptimumPR along with a little booklet that contained a special gift. I’ve made a video to explain: Head to Stories of Giving to share a personal message about what you could do/have done to show that a little gesture can go a long way. They’ve even […]