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Take a look at some of the events happening in and around Vancouver!

the SHIFT Handmade Holiday Remix 2.0

Sat, Dec 2

9400 208 St, Langley, BC V1M 2Y9, Canada map

It’s back and it’s bigger + radder than EVER! the SHIFT is proud to be hosting the Holiday Remix 2.0 on Saturday December 2nd at the beautiful West Langley Hall in Walnut Grove.
With high quality artisans, friendly people, dance party inducing music, great food and a welcoming atmosphere the SHIFT Holiday Remix 2.0 is not your Gramma’s craft fair! So make a date to support local businesses in your community this holiday season.
Vendors + more info will be available closer to the date!
“It’s the Remix to Christmas, hot and fresh out the kitchen”
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Walnut Road Holiday Market

Sat, Dec 2

16152 82 Ave, Surrey, BC V4N 0N5, Canada map

Join in on the festive cheer and holiday shopping taking place at the upcoming Walnut Road Elementary Holiday Market.
Everything from handmade items to the best in direct sales ensures there will be something for everyone.
Shop a variety of 40+ vendors, enter the raffle and 50/50 draw, and enjoy the bake sale, concession, kids area, music and cheer!
Admission is by donation

Bach’s Christmas Oratorio

Sat, Dec 2 - Sun, Dec 3

2055 Purcell Way Unit Lb, North Vancouver, BC V7J 3H5, Canada map

This sparkling seasonal favourite will ignite your Christmas spirit. The profound beauty and scope of this work brings to life the story of Christmas. Cantatas 1, 3 & 6 of Weihnachts-Oratorium (Christmas Oratorio) are effervescently jubilant in mood with Bach’s masterful writing for both voice and instruments, including the brilliance of trumpets and Baroque timpani. The professional orchestra will be joined by the Choirs of Capilano University and the beautiful voices of guest soloists ~
Rachel Buttress, soprano
Mark Donnelly, countertenor
Mark De Silva, tenor
George Roberts, bass
Dec 2, 8pm and Dec 3, 3pm

CHEZ NOUS: Christmas with Elektra

Sat, Dec 2 - Sun, Dec 3

2195 W 45th Ave, Vancouver, BC V6M 2J4, Canada map

Ushering in the season of Advent, Chez Nous: Christmas with Elektra is a seasonal tradition for many families. Experience familiar carols and new works connecting the past with the present, including the world premiere of a suite of carol arrangements by Canadian composer Laura Hawley. Anchoring the program is Benjamin Britten’stimeless A Ceremony of Carols with harpist Vivian Chen. Enjoy, too, the youthful voices of the West Vancouver School District Women’s Honour Choir as Elektra wraps up the season with a beautiful bow.
Tickets: $35 adults / $30 seniors / $15 students with valid ID (includes all taxes and fees)

Carmelahhh presents: Blockbuster World

Sat, Dec 2

195 E 26th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5V 2G8, Canada map

FOR EVENT LISTINGS
IN A WORLD…
Where consuming media has never been easier, and online streaming is at our fingertips, there lies a horror that has been inflicted on one of the largest video rental franchises of them all.
Carmelahhh Presents: Blockbuster World, a sketch comedy show about a vengeful Blockbuster Empire heiress who wishes to crush her major competitors by unveiling a new device allowing users to explore their favourite movie, TV, and video game universes. Before the heiress can exact her revenge and revolutionize the media world, she has invited both Racquel and Carla to test out her newfangled product. See what adventures will unfold as Carmelahhh take on a brand new technological beast that is much bigger and complicated than they will ever be! Blockbuster World is created and directed by Carla Mah, and features the comedic stylings of Racquel Belmonte, Marta Wesselhoff, Ronald Dario, Brett Skillen, and other fun friends of Carmelahhh!
There will be drinks. There will be popcorn. But most importantly, there will be laughs.
But that’s not all…
Because Instant Theatre Company is a huge part of Carla’s comedic journey, and this show falls on her birthday, Blockbuster World will also be an opportunity for audience members to donate to Instant Theatre. She loves this company and wishes to give back to this amazing non-profit that’s an enormous part of the Vancouver comedy community.
Tickets are $8 online, $10 at the door, or $30 for a VIP Package!
VIP Packages include:
1 General Admission ticket to Blockbuster World
Reserved front row seating
1 cup of popcorn
1 drink (of your choice at the Carmelahhh bar)
2 tickets to an upcoming Instant Theatre show
$20 of this purchase will be donated to Instant Theatre in your name!
Doors are at 8:00pm, show is at 8:30pm.
Coming Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 to a Little Mountain Gallery (195 E 26th & Main St.) near you.

WE Arts Holiday Market and Social

Sat, Dec 2

1030 Denman St, Vancouver, BC V6G 2M6, Canada map

Local artisans selling crafts
Live music
Meet your neighbours
Visit Santa

The National

Sat, Dec 2

630 Hamilton St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2R4, Canada map

Tired of spending nights in front of the TV? Banish the humdrum with some of the best entertainment there is! The amazing The National will be heading to Queen Elizabeth Theatre on Saturday 2nd December 2017 for a mind-blowing showcase of exciting talent! Tickets are available – book now!
EPIC, MAGICAL, BEAUTIFUL… just some of the words that fans describe The National concerts to be as they always give a phenomenal live performance and bring a crowd that no doubt chants along to all of their anthem hits! Come and see what all the fuss is about in their North American tour this Winter!
“Soaring popularity followed the release of the band’s acclaimed 2010 album High Violet, and on a cold autumnal Wednesday evening, the hall is packed!” And it’s pretty clear to see why!

Brighten Up!

Sun, Dec 3

Coquitlam Heritage at Mackin House, 1116 Brunette Ave, Coquitlam, BC V3K 1G2, Canada map

Step back in time to 1909 for our season of light and holiday cheer! Visit Mackin House and Fraser Mills Station for festive crafts, hot cocoa, homemade baking, traditional caroling, plus enter for your chance to win a handmade candle gift set to light your home with cheer this holiday season.
Amy Newman and The Christmas Revelers caroling group are returning this year to sing all your favourite classic Christmas songs while dressed in period costume.
By Donation.

Christmas Open House

Sun, Dec 3

4519 Piper Ave, Burnaby, BC V3N 4G7, Canada map

Drop in to the Nature House to enjoy crafts and complimentary refreshments or to join a guided nature walk.
Presented by Burnaby Lake Park Association
FREE – Drop by anytime between 11am and 2pm – ALL AGES
Meet at Burnaby Lake Nature House, 4519 Piper Ave

Pop-up Handmade

Sun, Dec 3

152 E 8th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5T 1R7, Canada map

The Fort Finery and a small group of local makers will be taking over the Speakeasy Salon space 3 Sundays in December for Pop-Up Handmade, dates are December, 3rd., 10th., and 17th., from 12 – 5 p.m.

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