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Woodward’s Windows Vancouver 2011

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The beloved Woodward’s Windows return to various locations around downtown Vancouver this year as a part of Christmas at Canada Place. The classic, animatronic displays that have been a part of the holidays for decades have been restored and setup at nine different venues. The main displays are at Canada Place but you can also […]

Vancouver Christmas Tree Lighting 2011

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The Vancouver Christmas tree, that usually stands in front of the art gallery, will be at Jack Poole Plaza this year. The kick-off event and lighting of the tree will be December 9, 2011 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm. Photo credit: Tripleman – From the Miss604 Flickr Pool The lighting ceremony is free to attend and […]

Christmas Movies at the Rio

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The Rio Theatre on Broadway (at Commercial) is screening favourite holiday films at midnight, every Friday in December. December 2: Die Hard December 9: Home Alone December 16: The Nightmare Before Christmas December 23: A Christmas Story December 30: Goodfellas Friday midnight screenings are $8. Those in costume for midnight screenings get $1 off admission […]

The Nutcracker Ballet in Vancouver

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Ballet BC presents the return of Alberta Ballet’s The Nutcracker this holiday season at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Photo courtesy of the Alberta Ballet This classic Christmas tale will have sugarplum fairies dancing around an opulent set depicting 30th century Imperial Russia. Tchaikovsky’s unforgettable musical score will be played live by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. […]

Aunt Leah’s Christmas Tree Lots 2011

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Update: 2012 Lot Information Here. This year you can once again purchase a Christmas tree from Aunt Leah’s and make a difference in the lives of foster kids, mothers, and babies. With two additional locations, you can conveniently pick up your tree for the season and support this local non-profit. Photo credit: lauren-janelle on Flickr […]