Comedy: Brianne Nord-Stewart launches her new comedy web series The Dangers of Online Dating with a special screening at Penthouse nightclub on November 23rd Swim: At the Gateway Theatre in Richmond experience a witty, engaging evening with Beverley Elliott’s one-woman show Sink or Swim until November 25th.Carols: Friday night, The Tenors take the stage for their Christmas Together tour at Queen Elizabeth Theatre Air Stage: The Arts Club Theatre Company The Day Before Christmas is onstage at the Goldcorp Stage until the day before Christmas, while fan favourite Onegin returns to the Arts Club, Granville Island Stage, until December 31st.With Canada having qualified the most entries (17) of any country for the 2018 Winter Olympics, everyone will be hoping to make a mark to gain one of those coveted spots.
The 2017 champions in senior disciplines, Kaetlyn Osmond (Women), Patrick Chan (Men), Meagan Duhamel & Eric Radford (Pairs), Tessa Virtue & Scott Moir (Dance) hope to remain atop the podium in the lead up to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeong Chang, South Korea.
As they hit the ice at Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre the defending gold medalists will face tough competition from returning 2017 silver and bronze medalists; Gabrielle Daleman, Alaine Chartrand, Kevin Reynolds, Nam Nguyen, Lubov Ilyushechkina & Dylan Moscovitch, Kirsten Moore-Towers & Michael Marinaro, Kaitlyn Weaver & Andrew Poje, Piper Gilles & Paul Poirier as well as dozens of others hoping to step up to the podium.
Bring your own skates or rent a pair for $45: Family Day at the Peak of Vancouver : Grouse Mountain – February 13, 2017 only.
50% off Gondola access plus a full day of special activities including pancake breakfast, Global BC Family Puck Shoot Out, Family Day Lunch Specials, Candy Station as well as the usual snow activities Victoria is known for its Christmas celebrations, the whole of downtown lights up for the season and The Fairmont Empress is always the heart of the festivities.
Market: The Christmas Market season is in full swing with the Vancouver Christmas Market opening today, running until December 24, at Jack Poole Plaza.
This weekend looks for the West End, Dunbar, Strathcona, River District and Portobello markets in all corners of Vancouver.
Stop by the Urban Tea Merchants pop-up shop on the Holt Refrew sky bridge until May 12th.
Beautifully packaged and unique TWG Tea gifts and keepsake tins are perfect for Mother’s Day shopping.
The new hotel owners, Nat and Flora Bosa, are presenting the rink as an early Christmas gift to the residents and visitors to Victoria as part of the hotel renovation plan that is being developed.
“The holidays are always a special time for our team at The Fairmont Empress and our new skating rink will add to the magic,” explains Don Fennerty, general manager of the hotel.
“We hope that everyone will make it part of their tradition and drop by for a skate.”The Fairmont Empress encourages Skate ‘n Date nights and Family Skate afternoon as some of the ways to enjoy the tradition of winter skating.