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

LIVERight Gala

Sat, Nov 24

Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, 900 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC V6C 2W6, Canada map

The LIVERight Gala is an annual event organized by the Canadian Liver Foundation to celebrate the accomplishments in liver disease research and education made possible by medical professionals, patients, volunteers, and the philanthropic sector.

LIVERight慈善晚宴是加拿大肝臟基金會首要的籌款活動,致力於為全國各地的肝病患者籌集研究資金,並表掦受肝病影響的加拿大人。同時也向肝病研究者、專家、誌願者、捐贈者和讚助商致敬,感謝他們幫助將肝病研究出力。

For more information: www.liver.ca/halbayati@liver.ca
@CdnLiverFdtn
https://www.facebook.com/CanadianLiverFoundation

A Charlie Brown Holiday Double Bill

Sat, Nov 24, 1:30pm – Sun, Dec 30, 2:30pm

The Waterfront Theatre on Granville Island map

A holiday treat for the whole family! The holiday sell-out, A Charlie Brown Christmas, is back and playing in a special double bill feature with You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown. This live theatrical production features a jazz band and plays on Granville Island through December.
For more information:
www.Carouseltheatre.ca
604.685.6217

Mike Hipple 80’s Redux Talk and Book Signing

Sat, Nov 24

160 - 12240 Second Ave, Richmond, BC map

Mike Hipple is aSeattle based award winning photographer, his current book 80’s
Redux is his love letter to the vibrant 1980’s music scene. Mike set out on a
personal journey to photograph and interview many of his favourite recording
artists from the 80’s. 80’s Redux is a collection of photographs and interviewswith more than 40 influential performers of the 1980’s. Some of the musicalartists featured in his book 80’s Redux are members of the B-52’s, The EnglishBeat and Squeeze. The book documents what each artist is currently up to and isaccompanied by Mike Hipple’s dynamic portraits capturing them as they aretoday.
Mike Hipple brings his wealth of stories involved in creating 80’s Redux andhis
photographs of legendary 80’s musicians to Steveston Village at theBeatmerchant Record Store on Saturday November 24th 2018 from 2:30pm- 4:30pm.Copies of his book 80’s Redux will be available for purchase at the event.

Lights on the Lake Winter Light Festival

Sat, Nov 24 - Mon, Jan 28

Harrison Hot Springs, BC, Canada map

Harrison isoverflowing with Christmas cheer this year, from a Christmas Tree Trail andWhoville-themed Village to a NEW winter light festival called Lights on theLake. Unlike other light festivals that are illustrated with classic Christmasscenes, Lights on the Lake is a Sasquatch-themed festival, sharing Harrison’sfavourite ways to spend time outdoors. Feature light displays include Sasquatchhiking, biking, paddling, skiing, fishing, camping, wind surfing, and wishingvisitors a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

Date: November24, 2018 to January 28, 2019
Time: Seven days a week from dusk until 11:00 pm
Location: Harrison Lakefront
Cost: Free

The inaugural lighting occurs at 5:30 pm onSaturday, November 24th with pre-lighting festivities including complimentaryhot chocolate and treats, a roving Sasquatch, and a few other surprises.

The 36th Annual Dunbar Holiday Craft Fair

Sat, Nov 24

4747 Dunbar St, Vancouver, BC V6S 2H2, Canada map

The DunbarCommunity Centre is pleased to announce details of this year’s Annual HolidayCraft Fair on Saturday, November 24th from 10am-5pm – this year marks our 36thanniversary!

We have over140 hand-selected vendors, offering a wide variety of items. If you’re lookingfor a place to do all your Holiday shopping, look no further – you’ll findeverything you need at our Craft Fair. Completing the total experience, we haveentertainment, food and door prizes! Draws for all prizes will be held at theend of the day and winners will be notified the following Monday. So come onout on November 24th because you surely will not want to miss one of thebiggest events in Dunbar!

Admission: $4in advance or online and $5 at the door (12 and under are free).

Tickets can be purchased online at: www.dunbarcentre.org as well as byphone: 604-222-6060 ext. 1

The STMC Knights Christmas Market

Sat, Nov 24 - Sun, Nov 25

7450 12th Ave, Burnaby, BC V3N 2K1, Canada map

Join us for theKnights Christmas Market – one of the best Christmas markets in the lowermainland! It is a great place to find unique gifts and get a lot of yourholiday shopping done. The market includes original, vintage, up-cycled andhandmade items from over 100 high quality juried artisans in light filled andairy spaces throughout the school. There are raffles, baked goods, bistro, usedbook sale, entertainment, children’s activities and lots of Christmas cheer!Please join us on Saturday, November 24th and Sunday, November 25th, 2018 from10am – 4pm on both days. There is free parking available and no entrance fee.

Carmelahhh presents: Time Capsule

Sat, Nov 24

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

The year is1998. A very young and precious Carla and Racquel sneak out in the middle ofthe night, hand in hand, to stuff a time capsule to the brim with their mostprized childhood possessions; a pair of shiny black tap shoes, a burntEasy-Bake oven, a third-place ribbon from a track meet, among many otherobjects that defined them into the whimsical beings they’ve become thus far!

Now, 20 yearslater, the tired, adult versions of Carla and Racquel will dig up said timecapsule, hand in hand, and rediscover their childlike wonder in the hopes togain inspiration from their young, vibrant spirits!

Join Carmelahhhas they perform brand new sketch comedy based on moments from their childhoodsand early teen years. With special stand up guest, Katie-Ellen Humphries, solosketch comedy from Rae Lynn Carson, and other surprise guests to be announced!

Tickets are $10online (before fees), and $15 at the door. Tickets available via Eventbrite.

Doors at 7:30pm, show at 8:30pm!
All drinks are $5!

Holiday Craft Fair in North Van

Sun, Nov 25

420 East 8th St, North Van map

Join us for aday of Holiday cheer!

The Ridgeway Holiday Craft Fair is back and willfeature a collection of over 35 local artisans and small businesses offeringtheir wares to holiday shoppers plus fun crafts for kids! This event is FREEand open to the whole community. Proceeds of the event benefit the RidgewayElementary PAC.

Yaletown Kissmas

Mon, Nov 26 - Mon, Dec 24

Yaletown, Vancouver, BC, Canada map

The countdown to Christmasis on! Shop local this holiday season and support Yaletown merchants who areoffering extended store hours to ensure shopping is easier and more efficientthan ever. Visitors and locals will be relieved to learn they can find show-stoppingdecorations, hosting necessities and presents for everyone on their list, allfrom one enchanting neighbourhood: Yaletown.

Royal City Youth Ballet presents The Nutcracker

Mon, Nov 26 - Sun, Dec 23

Lower Mainland BC map

The Royal CityYouth Ballet presents

The Nutcracker– 30th Anniversary Season
“The time is Christmas Eve 1890, the place is Clara’s home, where Clara’sparents are entertaining family and friends with a wonderful party. Into theparty comes Clara’s favourite magical grand-uncle, Heir Drosselmeyer whopresents Clara with the fantastical Nutcracker. The party ends, the guestsdepart, and Clara falls asleep….and dreams, and dreams, and dreams….”

And so begins The Royal City Youth Ballet’s 30thAnniversary Tour of The Nutcracker. In this beloved annual tradition theaudience is transported, along with Clara, to a fantastic place where we findmagical soldiers, dueling mice, a Sugar Plum Fairy, the beautiful dancingSnowflakes and Flowers, Snow King & Queen, and other surprises, all set tothe beautiful music of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker score.
Formed in 1989, The Royal City Youth Ballet Company is a unique non-profitsociety of young people gathered together to pursue their love of classicalballet. This year’s cast features over 50 dancers from across the LowerMainland under the artistic direction of Camilla Fishwick-Kellogg.
The Nutcracker runs from November 25th through to December 23rd with performancesacross the Lower Mainland.

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