VanDusen Glow in the Garden Opens October 19

Are you looking for something different to do this Halloween for a spooky date night or as a family with young children? VanDusen Glow in the Garden opens next week and tickets are selling fast!

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VanDusen Glow in the Garden Opens October 19

Where to Get Your Pumpkin Spice Anything in Vancouver

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The pumpkin spice latte made its 2018 debut a bit early (August) – but chillier temperatures have set in Vancouver, so it’s time for Vancouverites and visitors alike to get their PSL fix. Not only can you get the lovely scent of cinnamon and nutmeg in a hot beverage at the city’s best local cafes, but also in some other autumn treats that you won’t be able to resist!

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Where to Get Your Pumpkin Spice Anything in Vancouver

Guo Pei: Couture Beyond – Sneak Peek of Vancouver Art Gallery’s New Exhibition

For the first time in its history, the Vancouver Art Gallery will present an exhibition dedicated to the art of fashion with the Canadian premiere of Guo Pei: Couture Beyond, from October 13, 2018 to January 20, 2019.

We were invited to preview the exhibit before it opens to the general public on October 13th. The exhibition features more than forty breathtaking designs by China’s foremost couturière.

Following the preview we sampled a Guo Pei inspired menu at Notch 8, the restaurant and bar inside the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. The menu will be available to the public on October 15th until January 20th, 2019.

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Guo Pei: Couture Beyond – Sneak Peek of Vancouver Art Gallery’s New Exhibition

Where to see dance in Vancouver this fall

Public and Private_Hayley Gawthrop and Erika Mitsuhashi. David Cooper Photography.

The Fall Arts season is upon us, so we thought we’d turn the spotlight on some local dance extravaganzas. We’ve got a local legend, a daring company from France and a provocative work by a European choreographer that will haunt your dreams. Read on.

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Where to see dance in Vancouver this fall

Where to get farm fresh veggies & fruits at fall/winter farmers’ markets in Vancouver

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Now that the summer farmer’s markets have wrapped up for the season, you might be thinking that it’ll be harder than usual to get access to those super tasty, farm-fresh veggies and fruits you’ve come to expect from local markets…

Luckily, Vancouver boasts several year-round markets that offer a one-of-a-kind chance to stay stocked with fresh goodness all through the long Vancouver winter season.

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Where to get farm fresh veggies & fruits at fall/winter farmers’ markets in Vancouver

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

There’s less than three more crafting weeks until Halloween, and plenty going on to inspire your fantastical and ghoulish outfits! Fan Expo is this weekend with cosplay inspiration, there’s a Guo Pei couture garment show at the Vancouver Art Gallery, Cirque du Soleil is in town, and  there are several new spooky events and shows to add to your October calendar.

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Indulge in Mac & Cheese in Support of Vancouver’s Snacks for Kids Program

Nothing beats mac ‘n’ cheese when it comes to comfort food. If you see it as somewhat of an occasional guilty pleasure but still love it, you’ll be excited to learn of a new initiative of the Vancouver Firefighters Charities.

This month you have free license to try multiple different mac and cheese renditions in restaurants across the city, all to help out a very worthy cause.

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Indulge in Mac & Cheese in Support of Vancouver’s Snacks for Kids Program