Archive for the category "christmas"

Ice Cream for the Holidays

Comments 74 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The snow has stopped falling outside and although a cool treat may be the last thing on your wind-chilled mind, I have a something sweet to offer a few readers that just might warm up their day. Ben & Jerry’s has given me 5 pints of ice cream to give away in the hopes that […]

Link Fest: Mid-December Event Roundup

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Nestled up in my home office I no longer see the North Shore mountains outside my window as I did yesterday morning. The view has been replaced with plump grey clouds, back-lit by the winter sunshine. Snow has been sprinkling down ever-so-lightly this morning as is evidenced by the slippery white tracks that have stuck […]

Nutcracker Ballet Ticket Giveaway

Comments 105 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Goh Ballet is presenting the world premiere of The Nutcracker December 17th to 20th, 2009 at the Centre for Performing Arts in Vancouver. Featuring Principal Dancers from The National Ballet of Canada and the choreography of Anna-Marie Holmes, it’s great to see another Christmas classic coming to a Vancouver stage this season. The performance […]

Home for the Holidays at Sutton Place for Canuck Place

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Sutton Place Hotel is presenting its 4th annual “Home for the Holidays” gallery of Christmas trees benefiting Canuck Place. Stop by the lobby of the Hotel anytime between now and January 1st to vote on your favourite tree and support the work of Canuck Place Childrens Hospice. Each tree has been trimmed by local […]

Vancouver Art Gallery Christmas Tree Lighting 2009

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tonight at 5:30pm a 50-foot high Christmas tree will be lit in front of the Vancouver Art Gallery. The tree is put in place by local real estate development firm, AMACON, as they help raise funds for various local causes over the holidays. Photo credit: Tripleman on Flickr – Tripleman.com Organizations that are supported by […]

Christmas at Canada Place: Breakfast with Santa

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Events for the 22nd annual Christmas at Canada Place kicked off yesterday morning with the first of two Breakfasts with Santa. John and I walked down through Coal Harbour to make our way over to the iconic sails of Canada Place and the Crystal Ballroom of the Pan Pacific Hotel. There were children everywhere wearing […]