Catch the 2021 Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival Online February 19-28

Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival 2021 poster

Get the popcorn ready: the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival (VIMFF) is coming to your living room. The 2021 edition of the festival runs from February 19 to 28 streaming online. It includes over 50 films, three interactive workshops, and three live panel discussions about outdoor adventures across the globe.

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Catch the 2021 Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival Online February 19-28

Vancouver Maritime Museum presents Changing the Narrative Workshop


The Vancouver Maritime Museum has partnered with the National Congress of Black Women Foundation (NCBWF) to present Changing the Narrative, a virtual Black History Month workshop that looks at the contributions of Black Canadians to the history of B.C. The two-hour workshop will take place on Friday, February 12. Continue reading:
Vancouver Maritime Museum presents Changing the Narrative Workshop

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