Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend
Performing arts, historical walking tours, diving, circus, food festivals… this weekend is full of things to do for everyone in the family.  Check out our top picks for events happening around Metro Vancouver! Continue reading:
Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Welcome to the first weekend of 2014!  Make it a memorable one and check out some of our top picks for events happening around Metro Vancouver!

 

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

12 Chowders + Craft Beer: Chowder Chowdown Comes to Vancouver

Photo credit: Back to the Cutting Board | Flickr

Photo credit: Back to the Cutting Board | Flickr

Maybe now the New England vs. Manhattan debate will be settled once and for all.

The sixth annual Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown is coming to the Vancouver Aquarium, Nov. 20.  12 different chowders from British Columbia’s top chefs will vie for the coveted chowder crown.  Tickets are on sale now for the event, where guests will have the chance to sample the chowders, paired with craft beers, then vote for their favourites.

Traditionally, chowder was a humble dish eaten by French fishermen and consisting of  scraps from the day’s catch.  The classic, New England-style recipe consists of bacon, clams and potatoes in a rich, creamy broth with a mix of carrots, celery and onions. (Manhattanites, of course, eat their chowder with a tomato, rather than a cream, base.)

But the competitors in the annual Chowder Chowdown are known to take the recipe in brave new directions.   Continue reading:
12 Chowders + Craft Beer: Chowder Chowdown Comes to Vancouver

Yoga with Beluga Whales at the Vancouver Aquarium

yoga with beluga whales vancouver aquarium

Image courtesy of the Vancouver Aquarium

You couldn’t get much more “Vancouver” than this! On November 12th, the Vancouver Aquarium is welcoming one very lucky yoga class to sit, stretch, and find inner peace while being accompanied by Qila and Aurora, the Aquarium’s two resident beluga whales.

Both members and non-members of the Aquarium are invited to a gentle Hatha yoga class for all levels and will include “no-sweat” variations of movement/postures for beginners to advanced levels.

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Yoga with Beluga Whales at the Vancouver Aquarium