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26 Cultural, Community or Seasonal in North Vancouver

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Fourth Annual Artists for Conservation Festival - North Vancouver

6400 Nancy Greene Way
North Vancouver, British Columbia
V7R 4K9
Websitehttp://www.artistsforconservation.org
Toll-free
Phone

Daily from September 26, 2014 to October 5, 2014

A conservation themed art exhibit & sale with leading nature, wildlife artists & naturalists.

Art exhibit & sale; lectures & art demos; documentary film screenings; wildlife encounters; musical & cultural performances; nature art walk.

Artists for Conservation (AFC) is the world's leading group of artists supporting the environment. Founded in 1997, the non-profit organization comprises a membership of 500 of the world's most gifted nature artists from 27 countries, across five continents. Dedicated to nurture, promote & leverage its world-class community of artists in support of our natural world, AFC drives its mission through three key programs: Art & Environmental Education; Field Work & Research; & Artist Development. The Artists for Conservation Festival is AFC's annual flagship initiative to showcase, support & further these programs.

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Lost Souls of Gastown - Vancouver

Cathedral Square
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6B 3A3
Websitehttp://www.forbiddenvancouver.ca
Toll-free
Phone604-839-3126

Weekly on Tuesday-Saturday from Tuesday August 12, 2014 to Monday November 10, 2014

Venture into our city's most gruesome history - when Vancouver was a frontier town of hustlers and thieves, vagabonds and bawdy girls. You will hear stories of: Vancouver's first madam, who built a glamorous Gastown bawdy house before the city even had a school; a long-forgotten plague that clutched the city in its feverish grasp; the terror of the fire that ate-up Gastown in minutes and sent people sprinting for their lives down Water Street; a Klondike Gold Rush beauty, who had her heart broken - and her pocketbook looted - by a ruthless theatre magnate; and, the city's oldest unsolved murder - the death of prospector John Bray.

The tour ventures through Gastown, where many of Vancouver's most historic buildings are located.

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Prohibition City - Vancouver

Cathedral Square
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6B 3A3
Websitehttp://www.forbiddenvancouver.ca
Toll-free
Phone604-839-3126

Weekly on Tuesday-Saturday from Monday August 11, 2014 to Thursday October 30, 2014

On Prohibition City, you will explore the strange, corrupt and colourful history of Prohibition-era Vancouver, with stories of speakeasies, private members clubs, corruption, bootlegging and free-flowing medicinal liquor.

You will get a chance to visit the historic Dominion Building, Sun Tower and the city's oldest bar.

You will also relive stories of the city's most notorious mayor - L.D. Taylor - its most beautiful showgirl and its greatest rum-runners.

This is your chance to explore Vancouver's dirtiest history.

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Sins of the City Walking Tour - Vancouver

240 E Cordova St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6A 1L3
Websitehttp://vancouverpolicemuseum.ca/sins-of-the-city-vice-dice-and-opium-pipes/
Toll-free
Phone604-665-3346

Weekly on Wednesday, Saturday from Wednesday July 30, 2014 to Wednesday October 29, 2014

Experience the world of a cop in the 1920s when Vancouver was a seething hub of sex, drugs, booze and organized crime. Your 90-minute walking tour takes you through the streets and alleys of Chinatown on the lookout for brothels, bootlegging joints, gambling houses and opium dens. This is a must-see tour for anyone looking for the edgier side of this great city!

Tours leave promptly on Wednesdays at 4:00 pm, and on Saturdays at 11:00 am. Tours are strictly limited in size, so please book your tickets at least 24 hours in advance.

Tickets: $20 for adults, $16 for students/seniors. Both include admission to the Vancouver Police Museum for the whole day.

For more information, please visit our website!

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The Richmond Night Market - Richmond

8351 River Rd
Richmond, British Columbia
V6X 3P8
Websitehttp://www.richmondnightmarket.com
Toll-free
Phone604-244-8448

Weekly on Friday-Sunday from Friday May 16, 2014 to Monday October 13, 2014

The Richmond Night Market 2014 event is located at No. 3 Road & River Road, Richmond, just 1 block from Bridgeport SkyTrain Station. It runs from May 18 to Oct 8 on every weekend starting at 7:00 pm. This outdoor event offers 88 food booths (the largest international food court ever), over 200 merchants & corporate sponsor booths, more than 1,700 on-site parking stalls, free admission, free live entertainment nightly on a top-notch performing stage, games, contests & hundreds of give-away prizes. Come & spend your summer in this fun-filled shopping & eating paradise with us!

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PumpkinFest 2014 - West Vancouver

2121 Marine Dr
West Vancouver, British Columbia
V7V 4A7
Websitehttp://westvanpumpkinfest.ca
Toll-free
Phone604-925-7210

Sunday, October 05, 2014

PumpkinFest is an annual community event in West Vancouver, with something for all the family. Come and join us at the pumpkin patch, scarecrow building competition, petting farm, pony rides, live music, games and crafts, artisanal market, home and harvest competition, swimming, skating, gymnastics and much much more. Don't forget our annual Family Harvest Dance on Saturday 4th, there's music food and activities for kids! For more information please visit our website.

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Fright Nights at Playland - Vancouver

2901 E Hastings St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V5K 5J1
Websitehttp://www.frightnights.ca
Toll-free
Phone604-253-2311

Daily from October 10, 2014 to November 1, 2014

Fright Nights possesses Playland on select dates from October 10th to November 1st, 2014. Experience haunted houses, rides & other terrifying shows & attractions such as the freaky sideshow, Monsters of Schlock. For hours of operations & tickets visit frightnights.ca.

Miss it & be left in the dark!

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Halloween Ghost Train in Stanley Park - Vancouver

Stanley Park
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6G 1Z4
Websitehttp://vancouver.ca/parks-recreation-culture/ghost-train.aspx
Toll-free
Phone604-257-8531

Daily from October 10, 2014 to November 1, 2014

Each year the Stanley Park Ghost Train takes our riders on a journey through a mystical and magical world, themed by Halloween and other creepy tales. The train is covered, but dress warmly.

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Phrike FilmFest 72 Hour Film Competition - Vancouver

1088 Burrard St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6Z 2R9
Websitehttp://www.phrikefilmfest.com
Toll-free
Phone604-685-8807

Daily from October 11, 2014 to October 14, 2014

The Phrike FilmFest 72 Hour Film Competition is Vancouver's short horror movie-making challenge that invites aspiring filmmakers of all ages to vie for a $5,000 dollar cash prize and more! Entry deadline is October 7th, for full details on how to register and compete, visit the website.

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Festival of Chocolate - Vancouver

Various Locations
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6C 3L6
Websitehttp://www.festivalofchocolate.ca
Toll-free
Phone604-628-9547

Daily from October 15, 2014 to November 10, 2014

The Fall Festival of Chocolate showcases everything one can learn about cocoa and chocolate. The magical mystery of these ingredients is explored through seminars and pairings held at local chocolate shops, wineries, breweries, restaurants, cafes, and bakeries across the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. Don't miss out on this delicious opportunity to celebrate all things chocolate. Check website for a Schedule of Events.

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