Browsing the "Event" Category

Lunar New Year with Red Rooster Winery and their Bold New Look

Though the Lunar New Year dinners have come and gone, and I have since recovered from all the gluttony, there’s one dinner that sticks out in my mind. We were recently invited to the unveiling of Red Rooster Winery’s brand [...]

February 26, 2017 British Columbia, Event, winery

Science of Cocktails 2017: Recap

Science of Cocktails is back for a second year and the event sold out early this year. Science World at TELUS World of Science was transformed into Vancouver’s largest laboratory, where the city’s most talented bartenders and chefs will showcase [...]

February 17, 2017 British Columbia, Event

Disney’s The Little Mermaid at Michael J. Fox Theatre: Review

Photo Credit: Natalie De Los Santos The Little Mermaid, based on the animated Disney film is playing at Michael J. Fox Theatre by Align Entertainment from February 3 – 18. It is a story about Ariel, a mermaid who dreams of the world above the [...]

February 15, 2017 British Columbia, Event

Edible Museum: Canadian Food and Wine Recap

Photo Credit: Foodgressing As we explore 150 years of Canada, a unique pop-up event – Edible Museum was open last week for one day only and it focused on Canadian food and wine history by immersing guests in Canada’s epicurean history. Photo Credit: Foodgressing Guests [...]

February 14, 2017 British Columbia, Event

The Dirty Apron: Demo & Dine with Chef David Robertson

The Dirty Apron has an alternative to cooking classes where you can sit back, relax, eat and learn cooking tips from professional chefs. The intimate evening has about 20 people, so it isn’t crowded at all. The class lasts for [...]

February 6, 2017 Downtown, Event

Science of Cocktails #SOC

For one night only, the Science of Cocktails will transform Science World at TELUS World of Science into Vancouver’s largest cocktail laboratory of the year. Science World is inviting Vancouverites to mix, mingle and be merry, for a great cause. I went last [...]

February 3, 2017 Event

Vancouver International Wine Festival 2017: Ticket sales start Tuesday, January 10

2017 marks Canada’s 150th birthday and what better way is there for the Vancouver International Wine Festival to pay tribute to the sesquicentennial than to have Canada be the theme country? While a few folks might have already grabbed some [...]

January 10, 2017 British Columbia, Event

Enchant: Light Maze in Vancouver

Enchant is new to Vancouver this year and it is the world’s largest Christmas Light Maze, made up of over 55,000 sq. ft. of illuminated sculptures arranged to create an evening adventure. This maze has been busy ever night this [...]

December 27, 2016 British Columbia, Christmas, Event

Festival of Lights at VanDusen Botanical Garden: Review

VanDusen Botanical Garden is back this winter season with their annual Festival of Lights. They have over one million lights decorating VanDusen Botanical Garden open until January 2. My mother in law and M came here on Christmas Eve and it was packed. Lot [...]

December 26, 2016 British Columbia, Christmas, Event

Vancouver Art Gallery: Juxtapoz x Superflat

Juxtapoz x Superflat, a dynamic exhibition conceived by the renowned Japanese artist Takashi Murakami and co-curated with Evan Pricco, Editor-in-Chief of Juxtapoz Art & Culture, a legendary San Francisco-based magazine committed to contemporary art, design, fashion and graffiti. Featuring the [...]

December 26, 2016 Downtown, Event

FlyOver Canada: Christmas Edition Review

FlyOver Canada has a magical twist for the holiday season. Riders will embark on a mission to help Santa Claus search for his missing elves during the exhilarating flight across Canada, and on to his magical workshop in the North [...]

December 22, 2016 British Columbia, Christmas, Event

100,000 Lights at Lafarge Lake: Free Winter Light Display in Coquitlam

Coquitlam’s Lights at Lafarge Winter Lights Display is one of the largest free outdoor light events in the Lower Mainland, and this season’s spectacle will be even bigger and brighter than ever before. More than 100,000 twinkling lights illuminate Lafarge [...]

December 22, 2016 Christmas, Coquitlam, Event

Santa Photos: Metropolis at Metrotown

My annual Christmas tradition is getting Santa Photos at Metropolis at Metrotown. It draws thousands of families each year until December 24th. All photos with Santa are by donation for a minimum of $2 per photo. All proceeds go towards [...]

December 22, 2016 British Columbia, Christmas, Event

Cirque Du Soleil: Toruk The First Flight Review

Toruk – the First Flight is inspired by James Cameron’s Avatar. Cirque du Soleil transports you to the world of Pandora in a visually stunning live setting. You get to experience a storytelling odyssey through a new world of imagination, [...]

December 17, 2016 British Columbia, Event

Vancouver Christmas Market: Eat, Drink and Be Merry

The Vancouver Christmas Market has relocated for their 7th year at Jack Poole Plaza – also home to Vancouver’s 2010 Olympic Cauldron. There is about 50,000 square feet of space, and 70 huts in which to savour the German Christmas experience. Making [...]

December 14, 2016 Downtown, Event

Cornucopia 2016: The Culinary Stage – Pembytopia

Look no further than just a 2-hour drive to Whistler, BC for an immersive 11-day (November 10 – 20, 2016) celebration of food and drink, and a much-needed fall getaway. 2016 marks Cornucopia’s 20th anniversary dinners, grand tastings, culinary workshops [...]

November 26, 2016 Event, Whistler

Showcase: An Evening with Poplar Grove Winery

Showcase Restaurant inside the Marriott Pinnacle Hotel had a special event featuring a 8 course meal highlighting the wines at Poplar Grove Winery in Penticton. As usual, Executive Chef Jesse Hochhausen and Executive Sous Chef Westley Feist crafted an amazing dinner. [...]

November 18, 2016 Downtown, Event

Cornucopia 2016: Cellar Door Grand Tasting

Look no further than just a 2-hour drive to Whistler, BC for an immersive 11-day (November 10 – 20, 2016) celebration of food and drink, and a much-needed fall getaway. 2016 marks Cornucopia’s 20th anniversary and features winery dinners, grand [...]

November 17, 2016 Event, Whistler, winery