Archive for the category "seasonal"

Open on Christmas Day in Vancouver

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Christmas Day is almost here and while many are on holidays, there are some who will staying around town this week with family and friends. If you’re looking for something to do, here’s a list of what’s open on Christmas Day. Photo credit: greatscott94 on Flickr Open on Christmas Day in Vancouver Robson Square Ice […]

Archive Photos: Santa in Vancouver

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This Sunday Santa Clause will arrive to welcome the holiday season to downtown Vancouver and to help collect donations for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank. I browsed the Vancouver Public Library and City of Vancouver Archives to see if I could spot Santa around town throughout the years. As it turns out, he used to […]

Archive Photos of Skiing at Grouse Mountain and Mount Seymour

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For decades the North Shore mountains have been a playground for locals and visitors, especially during ski season. Grouse Mountain had one of the first double chairlifts in the world when it was constructed in 1949, Mount Seymour has been enjoyed since 1938, and Mount Strachan & Black Mountain make up the popular Cypress Mountain […]

Vancouver Christmas Market 2013

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The 4th annual Vancouver Christmas Market opens on Friday, November 22, 2013 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza. Filled with the old-world charm of traditional German Christmas markets, the Vancouver Christmas Market offers unique gifts, handcrafted ornaments, live music, sweet and savoury snacks, and over 45 exhibitors in wooden huts decorated in thousands of twinkling […]

November Events in Metro Vancouver

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It’s the end of daylight savings, pumpkin carving, and crisp sunny walks to take photos of colourful foliage. We head now into a festive season of celebration and giving, as November brings us craft fairs, live theatre, talks, the ballet, farmers markets, and film festivals. Photo credit: Ruth and Dave on Flickr Theatre I love […]