Archive for the category "seasonal"

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I have been terrible at posting From the Miss604 Flickr Pool each week but things around here have been as busy as the leaf blowers in the West End. Since we’re smack dab in the middle of my favourite season, I figured it would only be fitting to feature the latest Fall photos from the […]

Stanley Park Ghost Train for Halloween 2010

Comments 176 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Stanley Park miniature railway is hosting its annual Ghost Train and this year’s theme is Alice in Nightmareland. Last night we had a sneak peak at the train ride, haunted farmyard, ghoulish concession and monstrous face painting hi-jinx. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Mortal Coil Performance Society […]

October Events on the Sunshine Coast

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As Wendy Weir from Libre Tea once told me, the Sunshine Coast is the “lost corner of the 604”. I used to go to summer camp each year in Roberts Creek and it quite often I’d have people tell me, “have fun on the Island!” The Sunshine Coast is indeed a part of mainland British […]

Metro Vancouver Pumpkin Patches: Tips

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With Halloween right around the corner, thoughts of witches, pirates, bags-full of candy and of course jack-o-lanterns fill children and parents’ minds a-like. In a follow up to my pumpkin patch write up from a few years ago. Here a few tips for those of you headed out to pumpkin patches over the next few […]

Vancouver Haunted Trolley Tour 2010

Comments 39 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Trolley Company is ramping up for its Halloween season and their annual Haunted Trolley Tour. Along with the Vancouver Police Museum they will host a tour of the city with murderous tales and spooky stories of Vancouver’s most infamous hauntings from October 8th until the 31st. Hosts guide each tour to various locations […]

Corn Mazes in Metro Vancouver

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

September 2012: Here are the 2012 listings. It was almost a decade ago that I heard the term “Maize Maze” and since that time, I’ve had the chance to explore one for myself at the Bose Family Farm. Little did I know that we actually have three corn mazes all within a manageable distance of […]