VanDusen Winter Botany Courses and Virtual Events

Learn something new or pick up a new hobby with VanDusen Botanical Garden. This winter they are is offering a plethora of educational courses as well as hosting a variety of speakers that all relate to botany and ecology, gardening and design, and botanical art.

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VanDusen Winter Botany Courses and Virtual Events

The Winter Solstice Lantern Festival Goes Digital for 2020

Winter Solstice Virtual Lantern Festival

Photo: Secret Lantern Society

Like many events this year, the popular Winter Solstice Lantern Festival has gone digital to commemorate the first day of winter and celebrate the light. Vancouverites can join in the fun on Monday, December 21 from the comfort of home with lantern and food video tutorials, and a live stream celebration.

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The Winter Solstice Lantern Festival Goes Digital for 2020

Tacofino’s ‘Shift Change’ Hosts a Series of Online Discussions on Diversity and Inclusion within Hospitality

The ‘Speakers for Change’ series, launched by Tacofino in November, aims to inspire positive, lasting change by tackling relevant issues faced by the hospitality and food-service industry, while also raising much-needed funds for local causes. Continue reading:
Tacofino’s ‘Shift Change’ Hosts a Series of Online Discussions on Diversity and Inclusion within Hospitality

17 Places to Cut Your Own Christmas Tree Near Vancouver

Two men cutting down a Christmas tre

Photo: Taylor Friehl on Unsplash

Bring home the smell and nostalgia of a fresh-cut fir or spruce this holiday season by cutting your own Christmas tree. With lots of U-cut tree farms around Vancouver, you’re sure to find the perfect holiday tree for your family. Here’s our list of 17 places to cut your own Christmas tree near Vancouver.

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17 Places to Cut Your Own Christmas Tree Near Vancouver

Celebrating Christmas in Vancouver Online

Many local holiday happenings have responded to 2020’s unique challenges in one of two ways: they’ve cancelled or they’re going ahead with strict COVID-safe protocols. But a third way has also popped up this year––and it’s a great opportunity to fire-up your holiday spirit without even leaving home. Continue reading:
Celebrating Christmas in Vancouver Online

12 Places to Enjoy Outdoor Lights Around Vancouver

Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge

Holiday lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge. Photo: Tourism Vancouver / Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

Celebrate winter with thousands of twinkling lights. Vancouver has tons of options for illuminated experiences!

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12 Places to Enjoy Outdoor Lights Around Vancouver

Realwheels Theatre to Host Virtual Reading of Gimpy: A New Musical

A blue banner with the details of the show alongside a picture of a women with red hair holding a microphone.

Realwheels is thrilled to be able to support Kirsten Kirsch who brings heartfelt sensibilities about the human condition combined with a sense of humour that is matched by her multiple talents in music and storytelling. Continue reading:
Realwheels Theatre to Host Virtual Reading of Gimpy: A New Musical