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Merry Christmas

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last night while watching my niece and nephews track NORAD Santa through Egypt it finally felt like Christmas. The hustle and bustle of daily life, not to mention keeping up with work up until Christmas Eve night, didn’t quite make me feel the holiday spirit this year until that moment. The family got together last […]

Rogers Santa Claus Parade 2008

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tomorrow (December 7th) at 1:00pm the downtown core will be filled with floats, music, and a visit from the big guy himself during the Rogers Santa Claus Parade. Photo credit: w_yvr on Flickr There’s always quite the crowd (rain or shine) so you may want to stake out your spot a bit early. Photo credit: […]

Bear Creek Park Christmas Train

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

In just two days the Bear Creek Park Christmas Train will ride again for this holiday season. From December 6th until January 4th you and the kiddies can ride this miniature railroad through the woods, in and out of tunnels, and around lighted paths and decorations. From Tourism Surrey’s “Top 12 Things to Do in […]

Happy Thanksgiving and Tweetsgiving 2008

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last year I was waking up in a cozy room with frosted windows that looked out onto snow-covered streets while the warm aroma of a roasted turkey dinner embraced me and my Hawkeyes sweatshirt. We were lucky enough to celebrate Thanksgiving with family in Iowa last year and unfortunately due to so many big events […]

Vancouver Art Gallery Christmas Tree Lighting Tonight

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Update December 8, 2009: The 2009 tree lighting happens tonight at 5:30pm with special guests including Diana Krall & Elvis Costello. At 6:00pm today a Christmas tree will be lit in front of the Vancouver Art Gallery to welcome the holiday season in Vancouver. Photo: SqueakyMarmot The second annual Amacon Christmas Tree lighting will be […]