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750 Hornby St
Vancouver, British Columbia
Sat October 26, 2013 - Sun February 02, 2014
Charles Edenshaw (1839-1920) was recognized in his time as an exceptional Haida artist and remains an iconic figure in Northwest Coast art. His work serves as a testament to a tremendous individual spirit and a singular talent. With over 200 pieces assembled from public and private collections from around the world, this first major survey of Edenshaw's work features the full range of objects that he produced and is organized around five central themes: Haida Traditions, The Narrative, the Style, the New Forms and the Legacy.
Sheraton Guildford Hotel
Surrey, British Columbia
Thu October 24, 2013 - Sun October 26, 2014
The Surrey International Writers' Conference, held every October in British Columbia, is the most comprehensive conference of its kind in Canada. SIWC offers writers in all genres - from beginners to experts - the opportunity both to hone their craft & to expose their work to the international literary marketplace. The conference's goal has been to inspire, educate & motivate aspiring & experienced writers since its first event in 1993.
The conference has been called the best writers' conference in North America by presenters & participants alike.
12138 4th Avenue
Steveston, British Columbia
Sun October 20, 2013 - Sun April 06, 2014
Come join us for amazing artistry, plentiful produce, chef in the market & enchanting entertainers at the 2013 Steveston Farmers & Artisans Market. Sundays bi-weekly from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm beginning October 20 - rain or shine! Inside the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site, corner of 4th Ave & Chatham St, Steveston.
Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre
Burnaby, British Columbia
Sun September 22, 2013 - Sun December 29, 2013
A Call for Justice tells a story of human rights and the enduring perseverance of the Japanese Canadian community who suffered so much from 1942-1949. In honour of the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Redress Agreement with the Government of Canada in 1988, the Nikkei National Museum is presenting the first traveling exhibit celebrating the emotional struggle to achieve an apology and acknowledgement for these unjust treatments. This exhibit will examine the ten year fight using historic photographs, artifacts, poetry, personal statements, art, and video.
Admission by donation. Centre is open Tuesday - Sunday (Closed December 23-28, 2013).
1100 Chestnut St
Vancouver, British Columbia
Thu June 06, 2013 - Sun January 05, 2014
The Museum of Vancouver presents an exhibit of the works of Foncie Pulice, the last man standing from Vancouver's great era of post-war street photography. Creator of about 15 million images over his lifetime, Foncie captured Vancouverites in action as they strode the city streets. His photographs trigger vivid memories for long-time residents who recall the particular day, the hour, their companions, the circumstances.
Corner Of George St & Third Ave
Prince George, British Columbia
Sat January 05, 2013 - Sat December 21, 2013
This open-air market is surrounded by rose bushes, trees & gardens as a backdrop, with stairs & benches for sitting. All goods for sale are grown or crafted locally, it is a true source of local produce & merchandise.
Downtown Prince Rupert
Prince Rupert, British Columbia
Fri December 06, 2013 - Fri December 06, 2013
This annual event kicks off with the Lighting of the Christmas Trees at the Court House on Friday evening.
Local choirs & musicians sing carols while everyone munches on cookies & candy canes, washed down with hot chocolate, all supplied free by local sponsors.
Saturday's a special day for the children, starting with a traditional pancake breakfast with Santa & followed by the downtown Santa Parade.
Saturday evening's Sailpast sees festively decorated commercial & pleasure boats parading their vessels up & down the harbour playing Christmas music.
Hot chocolate, apple cider & cookies are free in keeping with the spirit of the season.
6511 Dyke Road
Richmond, British Columbia
Fri December 06, 2013 - Sat December 21, 2013
The London Heritage Farm is decorated inside & out in its Christmas finest, waiting for your visit. Join us for traditional Christmas Tea & Baking in our Tea Room, visit or extended Gift Shop to find that special Christmas gift. Featuring our London Lady Tea, homemade jams, scone mix & a variety of hand sewn aprons, oven mitts, doggy treats, hand warmers & other gift items. View the outdoor light display & visit the museum in the old farmhouse. Admission is by dontation to London Heritage Farm. Christams Tea: $12.50 per person. This is a popular tea, please reserve in advance.
2892 Drinkwater Rd
Duncan, British Columbia
Fri December 06, 2013 - Sun December 22, 2013
The Christmas Express. December 7-9, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays: 4pm - 9pm. December 14-23, Daily: 4pm - 9pm. Be enchanted as you ride through our decorated forest on a 1910 steam locomotive! Enjoy the season's laughter & twinkling lights on the Christmas Express. Visit with Santa Claus, dance to live Christmas music, make a Christmas tree craft in the schoolhouse, watch the model train display & warm up with hot chocolate or a snack in Train Stations Treats. Something every family should experience! Please see our website for the train schedule.
Silverton, British Columbia
Fri December 06, 2013 - Sun December 08, 2013
The seventh annual Christmas by the Lake in Silverton is guaranteed to get you in the festive mood for yet another year. The sparkling-lit Christmas Village, a collection of festively adorned wooden booths, stands before the historic Silverton Gallery creating a unique, magical world of European yuletide cheer. Enjoy roasting bannock and chestnuts over the open fires and the evocative aromas of traditional Christmas cuisine as you wander through the village. Within the gallery itself there will be over 30 local artisans offering an appealing range of quality Christmas gifts. Come meet with the Grinch and the Gingerbread Man!