Archive for the category "christmas"

West Coast Christmas Show 2011

Comments 52 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 4th annual West Coast Christmas Show and Marketplace returns to the Tradex in Abbotsford, December 2nd to 4th. Photos courtesy: Middle Child Marketing The presentation stage will feature local chefs, the Dairy Farmers of Canada will host cheese seminars, there will be an on-site nursery, photos with Santa, local artisans and crafters, and a […]

Rogers Santa Claus Parade 2011

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 8th annual Rogers Santa Claus Parade will once again brighten up the streets of downtown Vancouver on December 4, 2011 but with a slightly different route this year. Photo credit: kiwi_cam on Flickr – from the Miss604 Flickr Pool According to a press release that I received from the organizers, the Vancouver Art Gallery […]

Circle Craft Christmas Market 2011

Comments 106 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The very popular Circle Craft Christmas Market returns for its 38th year this month at the Vancouver Convention Centre West. I have still never been but everyone I have talked to (even during the summer months) says that they can’t wait for Circle Craft. From knits and ornaments to unique kitchen wares and gift ideas, […]

Adopt-a-Family at the Surrey Christmas Bureau

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A post on Twitter yesterday asked: “Interested in volunteering or adopting a family this Christmas?” If so, the Surrey Christmas Bureau wants to hear from you. The Surrey Christmas Bureau assists hundreds of low-income families with children under the age of 16. Through the Hamper and Adopt-A-Family programs these families receive food certificates, toys, gifts, […]

Vancouver Christmas Market 2011

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Click here for 2012 information Pumpkins are ripening in the fields and the candy corn bins are filling up at the grocery stores. However, I just received word that the Vancouver Christmas Market will be returning to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre plaza this year. What Outdoor German-style market with pine trees, over 45 vendors, live […]

Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

2011-2012 events can be found in an updated post. After ringing in the new year many Vancouverites will be looking to dispose of their live, cut Christmas trees. Thanks to several services around the region, you can get your tree tossed and chipped for little or no cost. Photo credit: DerekL1963 on Flickr UBC Botanical […]