Circle Craft Christmas Market 2019: Win Tickets

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It’s been a holiday tradition in Vancouver for the last 4 decades! A kick-off to the season, Circle Craft Christmas Market returns with over 300 artisans from across Canada will gather to show their wares: fine artistry and modern design via wood, clay, textiles, metal and more!

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Circle Craft Christmas Market

  • When: November 7-11, 2019
  • Hours: Thurs-Sat 10:00am to 9:00pm; Sat 10:00am to 7:00pm; Mon 10:00am to 5:00pm
  • Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West
  • Tickets: Available online. Full prices: Adult $15; Senior $12; Student $12. Free admission for children ages 12 and younger. Early bird prices end Thursday, November 7, 2019.

Visitors will also find a “shopping spree” contest, the Gourmet Alley, musical performances, the Budding Artists area where emerging artists will introduce exciting and innovative new work, and several artisan demonstrations.

Follow Circle Craft on Twitter and Facebook to learn more about the co-op, their space on Granville Island and of course the Christmas market.

Win Tickets

I have two pairs of tickets to give away to the Christmas Market, here’s how you can enter to win:

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I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. UPDATE: The winners are… Nadya and @justgrowing!

Disney on Ice Presents Mickey’s Search Party: Win Tickets

Comments 91 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Disney on Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party in Vancouver, and I can’t wait to finally offer up some tickets to this show! I was able to preview it in New Orleans earlier this year and it’s not only super fun for the whole family, but has dazzling acrobatics and skating feats – not to mention plenty of sing-along opportunities.

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Be Our Guest

Disney on Ice Presents Mickey’s Search Party in Vancouver

  • Where: Pacific Coliseum
  • When: November 28th, 2019 at 7:00pm 
    • November 29th, 2019 at 7:00pm
    • November 30th, 2019 at 11:30am / 3:30pm / 7:00pm
    • December 1st, 2019 at 11:30am / 3:30pm
  • Tickets: On sale now starting at $18 plus fees

Mickey’s Search Party features a collection of Disney characters fans know and love portrayed by decorated performer-athletes who push the boundaries of what is possible. Their theatrical talent combined with this innovative Disney On Ice production elevates the live entertainment experience and will leave families with memories that will last a lifetime.

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Coco

Joined by Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse, live hosts will enliven the performance space by welcoming everyone into the magical world of Disney On Ice, setting the stage for a participatory adventure. Guests will embark on a search for clues to find Tinker Bell after Captain Hook tries to capture her magic. As each scene unfolds, compelling storytelling will be delivered through multi-level production numbers by skatersperformers and acrobats alike. You’ll see Miguel from Disney●Pixar’s Coco, ice harvesters from Disney’s Frozen, the iconic chandelier seen in “Be Our Guest” from Beauty and the Beast and more! My favourite (no spoilers) is when Ariel and Prince Eric perform Kiss the Girl.

Produced by Feld Entertainment Inc., the worldwide leader in live touring family entertainment, Disney On Ice is once again elevating the ice show experience with brand-new engaging elements that will fascinate both newcomers and seasoned guests alike.

For more information, follow Disney on Ice on FacebookTwitterInstagram and YouTube.

Win Tickets

I have a family 4-pack of tickets to give away to opening night on Thursday, November 28, 2019. Here’s how you can enter to win:

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I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 11:00am on Wednesday, November 6, 2019. UPDATE: The winner is Clara!

Co.ERASGA Presents Passages of Rhythms: Win Tickets

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Co.ERASGA presents Passages of Rhythms, a much anticipated world premiere, acclaimed dancer and choreographer Alvin Erasga Tolentino takes centre stage; presenting an evening of three dynamic duets, featuring three diverse artists, showcasing three different genres – Flamenco, Bharatanatyam, and voices for the body – Passages of Rhythms is a hybrid full-length evening of cross-disciplinary and cross-cultural collaboration.

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Photo by: Yasuhiro Okada

Co.ERASGA Presents Passages of Rhythms

Where: The Nest on Granville Island (Festival House, 1398 Cartwright St)
When: November 6-9, 2019 at 8:00pm
Tickets: $30/$20 Adults/Students and Seniors. Available online or by calling (604) 684-ARTS (2787) ext 2

In this unique fusion of tradition and contemporary movements, Passages of Rhythms blends cultures enabling the body to move and transform through complex rhythms, sensation, shapes, and voices.  

Alvin Erasga Tolentino brings together some of Canada’s finest and most diverse artists, to join him on stage for the highlight of Co.ERASGA’s 19th dance season. This production is a collaboration with Vancouver’s Chinese-Canadian Flamenco artist Kasandra “La China”, Indo-Canadian Bharatanatyam dancer Sujit Vaidya, and Montreal voice artist phenomena Gabriel Dharmoo

Tolentino exposes his choreographic and performance signature style through inter-generational exchanges and sharing the different practices of Pan-Asian rigor across dance disciplines. Passages of Rhythms awakens, provokes and celebrates the contemporary body and interconnections with cultural rhythms and sounds to distill the complexity of movements to pure expression.

Follow Co.ERASGA on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for more info.

Win Tickets

I have a pair of tickets to give away to the performance on November 7th. Here’s how you can enter to win:

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I will draw one winner at random from all entries on Monday, November 4, 2019 at 12:00pm. UPDATE the winner is Christine!

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend Nov 1-3, 2019

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This weekend Miss604 is proud to sponsor the Chefs’ Charity Dinner for Dan’s Legacy (Saturday). There are also just TWO WEEKS left to get your tickets to the Miss604 15th anniversary party, a fundraiser for Variety – the Children’s Charity of BC. Find all of these events and more things to do in Vancouver this weekend listed below:

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Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

Friday, November 1, 2019
Lumière Festival
VSO Presents Casablanca
Pop-Up Roller Rink – Halloween Party
Beyond Fibre Artisans’ Sale
All Souls at Mountain View Cemetery
Drink & Draw Friday
Music on Main: Modulus Late Night
Vancouver Burlesque Marathong
Pianist Luke Welch Plays Scarlatti, Mozart, and Chopin
VR/AR Global Summit
All Star Wrestling: November to Remember
FEAST: Asian Dining Festival
Chutzpah! Festival
Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival
The Incredible Adventures of Mary Jane Mosquito

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Canadian Film Salon at the Vancouver Public Library

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First Weekend Club and the Vancouver Public Library are proud to announce the launch of the Canadian Film Salon, a new series bringing together Canadian films, talent, and the people who love them.

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Canadian Film Salon

When: October 30th, 2019, doors at 6:30pm
Where: Vancouver Public Library
Admission: Free!

The packed inaugural event took place on September 17th with a screening of Jason James’ “Entanglement” hosted by VPL’s writer in residence, Ken Hegan. The next event in the series will present a screening of Zach Lipovsky and Adam B. Stein’s critically acclaimed and award-winning film, FREAKS, starring Emile Hirsch, Bruce Dern, Grace Park, Lexy Kolker, and Amanda Crew.

“We couldn’t be more thrilled about the success of our first event and partnership with the Vancouver Public Library,” says First Weekend Club executive director Anita Adams, “This is a pilot project that we hope to expand first regionally, and then to libraries across Canada – bringing the community closer together with filmmakers and great homegrown cinema.”

The screening of FREAKS will take place on October 30, 7:00pm. Post-screening, guests will join filmmaker Zach Lipovsky for a Q&A moderated by Ken Hegan, as well as a reception at the Library Square Public House Pub (cash bar).

This marks the second film in a series of events to be co-presented by First Weekend Club and Vancouver Public Library and featuring Canadian filmmakers and their works.

About the First Weekend Club: First Weekend Club is THE ticket to Canadian films. Since they were founded in 2003, the non-profit organization has supported over 750 great feature-length films and countless talent. They give audiences a chance to be ‘in-the-know’ about films in production and ‘Opening Soon’, access to exclusive giveaways, video interviews, invitations to special member-only events, and much more! The best part? Membership is free at firstweekendclub.ca/join.

For more information follow First Weekend Club on Facebook and Twitter.

November Events in Metro Vancouver 2019

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We start the month with remembrance, and move into holiday season. November events in Metro Vancouver include markets, festivals, theatrical productions and so much more. This month Miss604 is proud to sponsor the Chefs’ Charity Dinner for Dan’s Legacy (November 2) and the Surrey Tree Lighting Festival (November 23). Be sure to check back often as I update this list every day!

November Events in Metro Vancouver

Vancouver Events in November

This list is updated daily thanks to you! Please submit your events, for a free listing, through the Miss604 Contact Form here »

Jump to: Friday, November 1 to Sunday, November 3, 2019
Jump to: Monday, November 4 to Sunday, November 10, 2019
Jump to: Monday, November 11 to Sunday, November 17, 2019
Jump to: Monday, November 18 to Sunday, November 24, 2019
Jump to: Monday, November 25 to Thursday, November 30, 2019

Multi-Day Events

Events that run for longer than three days in a row are highlighted in green. This list is updated often so send in your event listing anytime – for free – and check back often to plan your week.

Friday, November 1, 2019
Lumière Festival
VSO Presents Casablanca
Pop-Up Roller Rink – Halloween Party
Beyond Fibre Artisans’ Sale
All Souls at Mountain View Cemetery
Drink & Draw Friday 
Music on Main: Modulus Late Night
Vancouver Burlesque Marathong
Pianist Luke Welch Plays Scarlatti, Mozart, and Chopin
VR/AR Global Summit
All Star Wrestling: November to Remember
FEAST: Asian Dining Festival
Chutzpah! Festival
Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival
The Incredible Adventures of Mary Jane Mosquito
Saturday, November 2, 2019

Sponsored by Miss604: Chefs’ Charity Dinner for Dan’s Legacy
Lumière Festival
VSO Presents Casablanca
All Souls Service
Beyond Fibre Artisans’ Sale
The Bookbinder at Surrey Arts Centre
Why I Design 2019 at MOV
Don Amero at the Shadbolt Centre
Flamenco Legends: The Paco de Lucía Project
BC Cancer Foundation Inspiration Gala
VR/AR Global Summit
Franchise Canada Show
National Senior Pet Month Celebration
Vancouver’s Beanstock Coffee Festival
Riley Park Farmers Market
FEAST: Asian Dining Festival
Chutzpah! Festival
Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival
The Incredible Adventures of Mary Jane Mosquito
Sunday, November 3, 2019

Lumière Festival
New Westminster Symphony Orchestra: Do I Hear a Waltz?
Buy-Low Foods Vintage Market
Cascadia Wedding Show
Vancouver Art Guild Winter Salon
Family Day at PdA Coquitlam
Franchise Canada Show
Vancouver’s Beanstock Coffee Festival
Port Moody Winter Farmers Market
Hastings Park Winter Farmers Market
Cannery Farmers Market
FEAST: Asian Dining Festival
Chutzpah! Festival
Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival
The Incredible Adventures of Mary Jane Mosquito

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