Fabulous events this week in Vancouver, British Columbia
Experience the warmth of a tropical paradise transformed for the holidays. Jewel Box of Lights at Bloedel Conservatory at Queen Elizabeth Park will capture the visual stimuli of all ages. Special opening night event 6 December will feature acapella Quartet trio of tubas, parrot cookies (while supplies last), hot apple cider, raffle prize draws and poinsettias for sale. Family, senior, children and group prices available. Parking is free after 4 pm. ( Closed on Dec. 25th)
CBC Open House and Food Bank Day (Kelly’s Pick)
Celebrate the 26th Anniversary of CBC/Radio-Canada’s Open House and Food Bank Day at CBC Vancouver’s Broadcast Centre.
The day will unfold with newsroom tours, live broadcasts and the opportunity to meet CBC personalities such as Tony Parsons, Johanna Wagstaffe, and Rick Cluff. Peter Mansbridge and George Stroumboulopoulos will also be stopping by along with the stars of Arctic Air, Dragons’ Den, Murdoch Mysteries, Marketplace and Heartland to support the Food Banks of BC.
Starting at 8 am, you can tour their new state-of-the-art integrated newsroom and get a behind-the-scenes look at how they make content for radio, television and digital programming. Along the way you’ll even get a chance to try being a weather presenter!
Comedy at Goldies (Evi’s Pick)
Dec 6-7 | 8:30PM | Golides Pizza | $5- $7
Open Mic Comedy at Goldies every Thursday in the Silver Lounge aka the basement kill room. Always a blast, and on top of it all we have the BEST pizza and cheapest drinks in town On Friday it's Michelle Shaughnessy's last time headlining before heading back to Toronto! Come say goodbye and share a few laughs! I love this place :) Check it out!
Megaphone's Night of Joyful Voices concert (miraj’s pick)