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Vancouver Art Gallery Christmas Tree Lighting 2010

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The giant 50-foot Christmas tree returns to the lawn of the Vancouver Art Gallery starting with a lighting ceremony on December 2nd. The tree, which is the largest of its kind in Western Canada, is installed each year by AMACON who also uses the opportunity to donate funds their consultants, contractors, and contacts have raised […]

It’s a Wonderful Life at The Arts Club, Win Tickets

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The Arts Club is presenting three holiday shows this season including the return of It’s a Wonderful Life at the Granville Island Stage, on now until January 2nd, 2011. Photo credit: David Cooper for The Arts Club I saw this production in 2008 and it was as charming as the old black and white film […]

Tourism Surrey’s Holiday 2010 Photo Adventure

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Tourism Surrey is promoting their many holiday activities this season by hosting a photo contest. When you visit one of their “Top Ten” suggested destinations (listed below) be sure to snap a photo and upload it for your chance to win a prize.

Surrey Christmas Tree Lighting in Holland Park

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Holland Park in Surrey has become a central celebration site for festivals, seasonal activities, and community events. On November 30th you can join Mayor Dianne Watts for a Tree Lighting Ceremony complete with face-painting, hot beverages, family activities, fire dancers, a children’s choir and various other entertainment. Surrey’s Winterfest 2009 & 2010 When Tuesday, November […]

Smart Box Unique Escapes Giveaway

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Always on the lookout for one-of-a-kind presents for family and friends, I was delighted when I was approached to conduct this next contest. Just in time for the holiday season, Smart Box has launched a series of packages that aren’t so much about giving gifts as they are about giving experiences. Smart Box themes include […]

Park Royal Starry Nights 2010

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Holiday shopping isn’t always as pleasant as it should be this time of year. Line-ups, parking, price tags, and limited stock might have you spinning in circles while making your list and checking it twice becomes more of a chore than a delightful gift-giving experience. However, Park Royal is hoping to alleviate your retail stress […]