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From the Polar Bear Swim on January 1 to the Festival of Lights in late December, festivals and other exciting events are happening all the time in Vancouver.

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Arts Club Theatre Company presents A Christmas Story, The Musical

Based on the popular film, this festive musical tells a tale familiar to anyone who has ever been a kid: the dogged pursuit of acquiring a desired toy. It's the 1940s and for 9-year-old Ralphie nothing under the tree will satisfy-save for an Official Red Ryder carbine-action BB gun. Filled with whimsical imagery, a memorable score, and energetic dance sequences, this Canadian premiere is a hol... Visit Website

Arts Club Theatre Company presents It's a Wonderful Life

"Every time a bell rings, an angel gets its wings"-the Arts Club's acclaimed holiday production is back. George Bailey performs countless good deeds for friends and townsfolk in Bedford Falls, yet all that seems to count for naught when he faces financial adversity. At George's most woeful moment, his guardian angel, Clarence Odbody, swoops in to remind him that faith, hope, and fami... Visit Website

Arts Club Theatre Company presents Peter and the Starcatcher

  • Thursday, November 26, 2015 - Sunday, December 27, 2015 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre
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How did Peter Pan become, well, Peter Pan? This story of the celebrated character with the never-ending childhood traces his journey from lonely orphan to beloved boy hero. Audiences are transported to a magical, whimsical world filled with swashbuckling pirates, magic amulets, and singing mermaids. Join the intrepid Peter on an adventure that takes him from the orphanage to the decks of a ship c... Visit Website

Bright Nights Christmas Train in Stanley Park

  • Thursday, November 26, 2015 - Saturday, January 02, 2016 (Recurring daily)
  • Venue: Stanley Park
  • Time: Various
  • Location: Stanley Park
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Bright Nights Christmas Train in Stanley Park During the holiday season, the Bright Nights Christmas Train and Stanley Park Train Plaza sparkle with three million twinkling lights. Buy tickets to ride the Bright Nights Train and experience the lights, breathtaking displays, and live performers along the train route. Also, view the displays at the Train Plaza by donation. Your donations and a ... Visit Website

cesna?em, the city before the city

  • Sunday, January 25, 2015 - Wednesday, December 30, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Time: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Location: Museum of Anthropology, Musqueam Cultural Education Resource Centre, Museum of Vancouver
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cesna?em, the city before the city Musqueam First Nation, the Museum of Anthropology (MOA), and the Museum of Vancouver (MOV) partner on a transformative journey to explore an ancient landscape and living culture that can be found right underneath Vancouver's nose. c̓əsnaʔəm, the city before the city, opening on January 25, 2015, is a series of three unified exhibitions that connect Vancouverit... Visit Website

Cirque du Soleil presents Kooza

  • Thursday, October 29, 2015 - Sunday, December 27, 2015 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: The Grand Chapiteau
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KOOZA returns to Vancouver this fall with a SPECIAL OFFER! October 29 - December 27, 2015 under the Grand Chapiteau Concord Pacific Place An adrenaline rush of acrobatics in a zany kingdom. KOOZA tells the story of The Innocent, a melancholy loner in search of his place in the world. KOOZA is a return to the origins of Cirque du Soleil: It combines two circus traditions - acrobatic perfo... Visit Website

Electric Company Theatre & Studio 58/Langara College present FLEE

  • Thursday, November 26, 2015 - Sunday, December 06, 2015 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: The Fox Cabaret
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 FLEE November 26 - December 6, 2015 19+ An act of self-preservation set to rare and significant music In partnership with Barking Sphinx Performance, The Elbow Theatre and The Arrival Agency Written by David Hudgins, Jonathon Young & Peter Anderson Original Music by Peggy Lee Created with Peter Anderson Originally Conceived by David Hudgins Directed by Jonathon Young Featuring Pet... Visit Website

Festival of Trees

Festival Of Trees In Support of BC Children's Hospital For the past 29 years, the lobby of the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver has been transformed into a forest of beautifully decorated trees, all in support of BC Children’s Hospital. In 2008, the festival expanded to include the main area of Pacific Centre Mall.  The trees are generously sponsored and decorated by individuals and cor... Visit Website

Fighting Chance Productions presents Murder Ballad: A New Musical

  • Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - Sunday, December 06, 2015 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Vancouver Odd Fellows Lodge
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November 25 - December 6 Vancouver Odd Fellows Lodge 1443 West 8th Avenue (UPSTAIRS) Book by Julia Jordan Music by Juliana Nash Lyrics by Julia Jordan and Juliana Nash ***WESTERN CANADIAN PREMIERE*** A love triangle gone wrong, MURDER BALLAD tells the story of Sara and her two lives, the former a hard-drinking party girl, and the current a hardworking mother of one married to a NYU Literatu... Visit Website

Firehall Arts Centre Presents: Social Studies

Firehall Arts Centre Presents:Social Studies This heart-warming comedy by Trish Cooper about a South Sudanese “Lost Boy” adopted by the well-intentioned Wilson family of Winnipeg, yields hilarious results when it takes on Canadian values and cultural differences. With characters so full of contradictions we are reminded of ourselves, Social Studies highlights family connections and ... Visit Website

Heritage Christmas

  • Saturday, November 21, 2015 - Friday, January 01, 2016 (Recurring daily)
  • Time: Various
  • Location: Burnaby Village Museum & Carousel
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Your holiday experience begins the moment you arrive! Festive lighting and decorations greet you at the entrance of the Village to give you a small glimpse of the spectacular display of history and lights awaiting inside. There’s lots to see and do including: our vintage-themed displays include wreaths, and swags and new window displays; a fun menagerie of Eco-sculptures (some returning an... Visit Website

Holiday Gift Fair

  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - Friday, November 27, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Time: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Location: AMS Nest on UBC Campus
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Get your holiday shopping done early! The AMS Nest invites you to celebrate the holidays early with us. Our annual holiday vendor show draws new vendors each week. You will find no shortage of items to look at. Join the fun and particiapte in our on-site winter Instagram activation for a chance to win a Big White ski getaway for two, valued at $900!   Dates: November 17 - 20, 2015 N... Visit Website

Holidays at Vancouver Aquarium

  • Thursday, November 26, 2015 - Sunday, January 03, 2016 (Recurring daily)
  • Time: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Location: Vancouver Aquarium
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Holidays at Vancouver Aquarium Celebrate the holidays at Vancouver Aquarium and experience everyone's favourite holiday guest, Scuba Claus, as he makes his annual dive in the Strait of Georgia exhibit and visits the beluga whales in Canada’s Arctic gallery. Come marvel at a special holiday tree, its glimmering lights sparked by the resident electric eel. Visitors can learn more about the ... Visit Website

In Focus 2015

  • Thursday, November 26, 2015 - Thursday, November 26, 2015
  • Time: 7:00PM - 12:30AM
  • Location: The Imperial
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In Focus 2015 Join us and be a part of a unique charity event that will FOCUS the city’s attention on distinct charities and the works of local and acclaimed Vancouver photographers. IN FOCUS 2015 will expose Vancouver to a diverse gallery of images ranging from West Coast action photography to award winning landscapes, and to the backstage of the Vancouver music scene. The evening will f... Visit Website

Metro Theatre presents Fawlty Towers

  • Saturday, October 31, 2015 - Saturday, November 28, 2015 (Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Time: Evenings 8:00PM, Matinees 2:00PM
  • Location: Metro Theatre
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Metro Theatre presents Fawlty Towers  Due to incredible popular demand, Basil, Polly, Sybil, and of course, Manuel, are back for 3 more episodes of the beloved BBC TV series, based at that wonderful hotel in Torquey You asked for it, and we are delighted to deliver, with the promise of being just as dysfunctional as before. “Que?” October 31 – November 21, 2015 HE... Visit Website

Mogens Vantore - A Vibrant Light

  • Saturday, October 24, 2015 - Saturday, November 28, 2015 (Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
  • Location: Uno Langmann Ltd Fine Art
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Mogens Vantore - A Vibrant Light Uno Langmann Limited Fine Art is pleased to announce an exhibition of paintings by Danish artist Eric Mogens Vantore (1895-1977). This extensive selection, meticulously collected over the last 40 years by Uno Langmann, can be viewed as a retrospective of Mogens Vantore’s artistic career. The vibrant colour filled canvases are reminiscent of those of Van Go... Visit Website

Nick Hempton's Catch and Release Album Launch!

A rare Vancouver appearance by New York saxophonist, Nick Hempton! Launching his new album, Catch and Release, Nick will be joined by Miles Black on piano, Jodi Proznick at the bass, and Julian MacDonough on drums. Two sets of solid, swinging, New York jazz at Frankie's Italian Kitchen & Bar on November 26, 2015!  

Presentation House Theatre presents Listen To Me

  • Thursday, November 12, 2015 - Friday, November 27, 2015
  • Time: Evening performances 8:00PM, Matinees 2:00PM
  • Location: Presentation House Theatre
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Presentation House Theatre presents Listen To Me Listen to Me is a joyful, interactive play about hearing the world of music through different ears. Created by the team of Where The Wild Things Are and Jack and The Bean, the story seeks to empower the composer in everyone. Amanda and her dad don’t agree on what music is. She likes to collect sounds from the audience and jam with them; ... Visit Website

Rachel Gourley: Contained

Rachel Gourley: Contained Bringing her incongruously coloured ‘Doodles’ of polymer and wire in from the natural settings they were first exhibited in, Gourley displays them in varying containers, exploring how the Doodles might be contorted, escape or may need to avoid containment. Thursday, November 19, 2015 - Wednesday, December 30, 2015 - 10:30AM - 5:30PM Crafthouse 1386 Car... Visit Website

Raven Spirit Dance & The Dance Centre present Earth Song

  • Thursday, November 26, 2015 - Saturday, November 28, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Time: 8:00 pm
  • Location: Scotiabank Dance Centre
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Earth Song; A mixed program of contemporary Aboriginal dance  A double bill - Spine of the Mother & Northern Journey November 26, 27, 28 2015 Presented by Raven Spirit Dance in partnership with the Scotiabank Dance Centre Two visionary choreographers bring their diverse voices to the act of connection. Moving from Spirit to form through currents of spatial tension, these are the so... Visit Website

Spiegelworld presents Empire

  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - Sunday, December 27, 2015 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Time: 8:00 pm, 10:00 pm, 7:00 pm
  • Location: Spiegeltent
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November 24-December 27, 2015 Spiegeltent Stage Direct from its world premiere smash-hit season at Times Square in New York City and sold-out seasons across Australia, Japan and New Zealand, EMPIRE is the most jaw-dropping show ever seen on a spiegeltent stage - and now it's heading to Canada. Smashing through the borders of comedy, circus, vaudeville and burlesque, EMPIRE presents the sexiest... Visit Website

The Dance Centre's Global Dance Connections Series: 2015/2016 Subscriptions

The Dance Centre's Global Dance Connections series features exciting contemporary dance works by local and international artists. Subscribe to see 3 or more shows for just $22 per ticket!* - Decide how many shows you'd like to see from the list below, and select the desired link below. - Follow the prompts to select which nights you would like to attend - Finish and pay. Global Dance Conne... Visit Website

Vancouver Christmas Market

  • Saturday, November 21, 2015 - Thursday, December 24, 2015
  • Time: 11:00AM - 9:00PM (Closes @ 6:00PM on December 24, 2015)
  • Location: Queen Elizabeth Plaza
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Vancouver Christmas Market A Truly ENCHANTING EXPERIENCE The Vancouver Christmas Market creates the perfect atmosphere to mix and mingle with friends and family. Discover terrific food and drink and a wonderful array of Christmas gifts! Saturday, November 21, 2015 - Thursday,December 24, 2015  11:00AM - 9:00PM (Closes @ 6:00 on December 24,2015) Queen Elizabeth Plaza 650 Hamilton St... Visit Website

Vancouver Opera presents Dark Sisters

  • Thursday, November 26, 2015 - Saturday, December 12, 2015 (Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Time: 2:00PM, 7:30PM
  • Location: Vancouver Playhouse Theatre
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Vancouver Opera presents Dark Sisters In a renegade Mormon community of the American southwest, brave Eliza attempts to escape her life as one of five “sister wives” in a polygamous marriage and save her daughter from the same fate. The women’s children have been removed by state authorities and their husband, known as the Prophet, has retreated to the desert, seeking divine gu... Visit Website

Vancouver TheatreSports League presents Christmas Queen 2: You Better Watch Out

This year's version in the continuing Christmas Queen saga, Christmas Queen 2 - You Better Watch Out, is set at the North Pole and Santa's Workshop. VTSL's popular improvised fairy tale sees the larger-than-life Christmas Queen drop in on ol' Santa and create a little chaos in the week leading to the BIG DAY. Will Rudolph guide the sleigh that night? Will all the toys be finished on time? Why h... Visit Website

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