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White Christmas: Arts Club 2012

Comments 133 by Rebecca Bollwitt

John and I were having brunch the other day and I said how much I am looking to the holiday season — especially holiday theatre season. “Bundling up, walking down chilly streets, salted sidewalks crunching under our feet, meeting under the Stanley Theatre marquee and watching White Christmas.” He replied: “That’s such a Vancouver comment […]

Burnaby Village Museum Heritage Christmas 2012

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It was on this day in 1971 that the Burnaby Village Museum (then Heritage Village) was officially opened by Governor General Roland Michener. Aside from seasonal activities, it’s a year-round attraction where you can learn about Burnaby’s history, take a ride on the heritage carousel, and check out the old Interurban. For the holidays, the […]

Bright Nights in Stanley Park 2012

Comments 223 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Bright Nights in Stanley Park return for the 15th year to illuminate the forest with holiday cheer. Benefitting the British Columbia Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund, the miniature railway and surrounding area have been transformed into a festive wonderland fit for Santa and his elves. New this year is extended weekend hours with Bright Nights […]

Santa Claus Parade 2012: Surrey and Vancouver

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Candies and costumes have been replaced with wreaths and ornaments on store shelves as we shift into the holiday season. Popular opinion is that it’s still too early to hear Christmas music but with December being just over two weeks away, plans are being made, gifts are being purchased, and many are ramping up for […]

Barney Bentall & The Grand Cariboo Opry Christmas

Comments 33 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Legendary Canadian musician Barney Bentall has just released his ninth studio album Flesh & Bone which was recorded in Vancouver. Currently touring through Alberta, Bentall will be playing a very special concert at the Vogue Theatre on December 8, 2012. Richardson GMP and Potluck Café Society, in association with Paul Mercs Concerts, are proud to […]