Christmas at Canada Place is right around the corner as the city’s iconic attraction hosts a series of family-friendly events, getting everyone into the holiday spirit. Their most popular event, which sells out almost every year, is Breakfast with Santa presented by Real Canadian Superstore. Breakfast with Santa 2011 – Photo credit: John Bollwitt on […]
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The popular Circle Craft Christmas Market returns November 7th to 11th this year, showcasing local artisans, crafters, designers, and DIY ideas for the holiday season. Products on display at the exhibitor booths include children’s clothing, candles and soaps, clay, dolls and toys, fibre, fashion jewelry, home decor, leather, metal, wood, visual arts and much more. […]
The Vancouver Christmas Market will be returning to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza on November 24th. Now in its third year, the German-style market showcases traditional crafts, food, and entertainment. Smell the authentic aromas of Gluehwein (mulled wine) and pine trees perfuming the air. Taste specialty foods including German Bratwurst, Swiss Raclette, Brataepfel (stuffed baked […]
Watching The Nutcracker on TV is a holiday tradition my mother and I always had. Each year, we’d cozy up on the couch, under blankets, and watch a recorded performance or an animated version of the story. So when I was given the opportunity to watch and review Alberta Ballet’s 1.5 million dollar ballet live, […]
Update: Here are the 2015 locations/dates. In just over a week – after careful watering, decorating, lighting, and keeping the cat from climbing through ornaments – our decorations will be packed away again for another year. If you have a live Christmas tree, there will be several ways to recycle it this season: Photo credit: […]