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Annual Maple Sugar Festival du Sucre d' Erable

Unit 30 - 1925 Bowen Rd
Nanaimo BC V9S 1H1
250.729.2776
www.francophonenanaimo.org

Demonstrate your joie de vivre, at the Maple Sugar Festival du Sucre d'…rable at Beban Park Auditorium as L’Association des francophones de Nanaimo presents its annual three-day extravaganza, celebrating French Canadian culture, music, foods, and traditions. Delightful toffy on snow. How sweet it is!

Held Annually every February

Annual Nanaimo Professional Craft Fair

2300 Bowen Rd., Beban Park Centre
Nanaimo BC
250-390-2172
www.nanaimoprofessionalcraftfair.com

Annual Nanaimo Professional Craft Fair Featuring a wide variety of expertly-crafted items by some of BC's finest artisans, don't miss this special opportunity to do your Christmas shopping early! With hourly door prizes and a GRAND PRIZE...don't miss it!
November 7th, 8th and 9th, 2014
Hours: Fri. 12-8, Sat.10-5, Sun. 10-4

Annual Arnold Mikelson Festival of Arts

13743 16th Avenue
Surrey BC V4A 1P7
604.536.6460
www.mindandmatterart.com

Jul 1 to 31, 2013 4:00 pm to 12:00 am

The Mind and Matter Gallery is proud to present the 40th Annual Arnold Mikelson 'Festival Of Arts' in July! Please visit the Festival of Arts page for more information. The gallery is open daily 12:00 to 6:00 pm

Craigdarroch Castle

1050 Joan Crescent
Victoria BC V8S 3L5
250.592.5323
www.craigdarrochcastle.com

Craigdarroch Castle is an 1890's mansion with exquisite stained-glass windows, woodwork and period antiques. Built by wealthy coal baron, Robert Dunsmuir, Craigdarroch Castle is a stunning example of the finest architecture, materials and craftsmanship available in the Victorian era. See the spectacular oak staircase and climb 87 steps to the Tower for the best views in Victoria.


Open to the public daily from 10:00 - 4:30 for self-guided tours

Harmony Arts Festival


West Vancouver BC
604.925.7268
www.harmonyarts.ca

A lively ten-day celebration of community and art that showcases the finest creative and visual arts talent from the North Shore. The Harmony Arts Festival takes place at various waterfront venues in West Vancouver and include music, craft market, studio tours, hands-on art experiences, art lectures and more!

Paddlewheeler Riverboat Tours

788 Quayside Drive
New Westminster BC V3M 6Z6
604.525.4465
Toll Free 1.877.825.1302
www.vancouverpaddlewheeler.com

All aboard the M.V. Native! This authentic paddlewheeler is modeled from the ships that used to travel British Columbia some one hundred years before her. Departing from Westminster Quay, you will relive the excitement of the 19th century. Bringing the history along the Fraser River alive. The Native is available for day trips, evening dinner cruises (year round), private functions and special events.

18th Annual Gibsons Landing Jazz Festival

4638 Sunshine Coast Hwy
Sechelt BC V0N 3A2
604.740.5825

www.coastjazz.com

Jun 14 to 16, 2013

A weekend of outdoor festivals, concerts, craft fairs, dances, jazz brunch, stunning ocean and mountain scenery, unique community atmosphere, quality restaurants and B & B's.

Vancouver Writers Fest

202-1398 Cartwright St
Vancouver (Granville Island) BC V6H 3R8
604.681.6330
www.writersfest.bc.ca

Presenting a world of words on Granville Island!
OCTOBER 22 - 27

The Vancouver International Writers & Readers Festival presents acclaimed Canadian and international writers for six days of events for readers–discussions, interviews and performances, in intimate venues on Granville Island, and special events throughout the year.

Vancouver Civic Theatres

Orpheum, Queen Elizabeth Theatre, & Vancouver Playhouse
Vancouver (Downtown) BC
604.665.3050 - general info
www.vancouver.ca/theatres

Vancouver Playhouse 604.665.3050
Hamilton at Dunsmuir.
Intimate 668 seat theatre: plays, recitals, chamber concerts, musicals, dance.

Orpheum Theatre 604.665.3050
Smithe at Seymour.
Magnificent 2,688 seat heritage concert hall featuring orchestras, choirs, pop, rock, jazz, folk, celebrity artists, etc.

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Queen Elizabeth Theatre 604.665.3050
Hamilton at Georgia.
Modern 2,781 seat theatre: opera, dance, Broadway shows, pop/rock concerts, etc. Mezzanine Art Gallery open during performances.

Featuring:
Vancouver Chamber Choir
Vancouver Bach Choir
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
Ballet BC
Vancouver Opera

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Pender Harbour Chamber Music Festival

School of Music,
Madeira Park BC
604.989.3995
www.penderharbourmusic.ca

Aug 14 to 17, 2014

You are invited to join us in celebrating our 10th anniversary. We are excited to announce that Canadian composer, Kelly -Marie Murphy, has been commissioned to write a piece that will be premiered by the Lafayette String Quartet in our School of Music in Madeira Park.

The Dance Centre

Scotiabank Dance Centre
677 Davie Street Vancouver (Downtown) BC V6B 2G6
604.606.6400

www.thedancecentre.ca

The Dance Centre is the resource centre for dance in British Columbia and offers a range of activities that is unparalleled in Canadian dance. We present a season of performances and public events featuring all styles of dance, support artists through residencies and professional development opportunities, and provide information about dance in BC. We also operate Scotiabank Dance Centre, Canada’s flagship dance facility, which houses performances, rehearsals, classes and events.

30th Annual Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts

PO Box 2299
Sechelt BC
604.885.9631
For information call Toll Free 1.800.565.9631
www.writersfestival.ca

Aug 15 to 18, 2013

Canada's longest-running summer gathering of Canadian writers and readers, the Festival features established literary stars, and exciting, new voices. Readings in the open-air cedar pavilion set amidst the beautiful gardens of Sechelt's historic Rockwood Centre. A Festival of bookish delights!

BC Cultural Crawl


Your Community
604.521.6288
www.bcculturalcrawl.com/

Aug 1 to 31, 2014

The BC Cultural Crawl is a self-guided tour of community-initiated events: music, theatre and dance performances, visual arts, festivals, museum and heritage exhibitions, culinary arts, community art walks and more.

[Follow this link for more information and a complete list of all participating Communities & Events visit www.bcculturalcrawl.com

Discover Nelson

225 Hall Street
Nelson BC V1L 5X4
(250) 352-3433 or Toll Free: 1-877-663-5706
www.discovernelson.com

Nelson, a vibrant community offering a rare blend of outdoor adventure, arts, cultural and heritage experiences. Nelson captures a classic Victorian aesthetic you will fall in love with.

Nelson and District Arts Council www.ndac.ca
Touchstones Nelson www.touchstonesnelson.ca
Oxygen Art Centre www.oxygenartcentre.org
Kaslo Jazz Festival www.kaslojazzfest.com

Awaken your sense of nostalgia. Discover Nelson - Anytime.

Vancouver Art Gallery

750 Hornby Street at Robson
Vancouver (Downtown) BC V6Z 2H7
24-hour Info 604.662.4719
604.662.4721
www.vanartgallery.bc.ca

Visit Western Canada’s largest art museum.
Located just steps from vibrant Robson Street in downtown Vancouver, the Vancouver Art Gallery offers the city’s top cultural experience featuring four floors of historical and contemporary art in ever-changing world class exhibitions.

Douglas Coupland: everywhere is anywhere is anything is everything May 31-Sept 1, 2014

Painted Past: A History of Canadian Painting June 28-Oct 19, 2014

Preview of all exhibitions at www.vanartgallery.bc.ca

Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art

Cathedral Place Courtyard, 639 Hornby St
Vancouver (Downtown) BC V6C 2G3
604.682.3455
www.billreidgallery.ca

Wednesday to Sunday, 11:00am to 5:00pm

Downtown Vancouver’s public gallery named after the acclaimed Haida artist Bill Reid (1920 — 1998). The Gallery showcases the permanent collection of Bill Reid and changing exhibitions of contemporary Northwest Coast art.

Permanent Collection of Bill Reid’s work
- Stunning gold and silver jewelry
- Monumental sculptures
- Towering totem pole carved by James Hart in tribute to Bill Reid
Gallery Gift Shop
A selection of original works and prints by local Northwest Coast artists, distinctive jewelry, accessories, books, cards and more.

Museum of Anthropology

6393 NW Marine Drive (UBC)
Vancouver BC
604.822.5087
www.moa.ubc.ca

Canada’s contemporary museum of world arts and cultures.

A place of extraordinary architectural beauty, provocative programming, and vibrant, contemporary exhibitions.

Burnaby Village Museum & Carousel

6501 Deer Lake Avenue
Burnaby BC V5G 3T6
604.297.4565
www.burnabyvillagemuseum.ca

May 4-Sep 2, 2013, closed Mondays

Nov 23-Jan 3, 2014, open daily

Gate admission is free, Carousel Rides are $2.21 each

Where History Comes to Life – Stroll down the streets of a 1920s village exploring at your own pace. The village is a combination of heritage and replica buildings on a 10-acre site. Period costumed townsfolk welcome visitors and give demonstrations in the homes, businesses and shops. Popular stops include the blacksmith, the print shop, the garden at the farmhouse and the General Store.

Click here for short Videos & Tours of the Burnaby Village Museum. http://www.burnabyvillagemuseum.ca/EN/main/about/video.html

Theatre Under the Stars

Stanley Park
Vancouver BC
604.684.2787

www.tuts.ca

TWO FANTASTIC FAMILY MUSICALS In Stanley Park

The Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) summer tradition continues with two award winning musical production.



Vancouver Convention Centre

1055 Canada Place
Vancouver (Downtown) BC V6C 0C3
604.689.8232
www.vancouverconventioncentre.com/artproject

The Art Project at the Vancouver Convention Centre showcases the richness and diversity of the history, contributions and innovations made by all workers to the building of our province. This thematic art program is anchored by major works commissioned from five BC and two international artists that were selected by jury. It also features interpretive story panels throughout the West building and surrounding seawall; a Coast Salish Gallery in the Harbour Concourse connecting the West and East buildings; and a BC Artists Gallery featuring major historic and contemporary BC artists who have addressed the province’s landscape in their work.

Twitter @VanConventions
Facebook: Vancouver Convention Centre

Pemberton Distillery


Pemberton BC
604.894.0222 1.888.894.3676
www.pembertondistillery.ca

Open for distillery tours & tastings

Fine Organic Spirits
Nestled in the beautiful Pemberton Valley, just north of Whistler, the Pemberton Distillery handcrafts fine, distinctly regional organic spirits. Experience this craft distillery’s hands-on operations and sample the award winning Schramm Vodka - the world’s only organic potato vodka - made from locally grown potatoes and pure Coast Mountain water.

Tyler Schramm, Master Distiller & Owner, Pemberton Distillery

BC Farm Machinery & Agricultural Museum

9131 King Street
Fort Langley BC
604.888.2273

www.bcfma.com

BC's largest pioneer collection, featuring vintage tractors & farming equipment as well as a library, historical photos and much more. Check out the website for admission prices, and upcoming Events including special displays and family-friendly activities.

Open 10am-4:30pm, 7 days a week from April 1 to Thanksgiving Monday in October.

VISUALS - Squamish Valley Artists


Squamish BC
www.squamishvisuals.com

Squamish is among Canada’s top locales for professional artists. Meet the award-winning and internationally collected members of VISUALS - Squamish Valley Artists Society, is a non-profit organization that supports the development, education and promotion of Sea to Sky visual artists.

Discovery Coast Music Festival


Bella Coola BC V0T 1C0
250.799.5618
www.bellacoolamusic.org

July 18 - 20, 2014

The 15th Annual Bella Coola Music Festival, featuring Canadian icons, 54-40, is all set for July 18-20! This family-friendly, multi-cultural event will once again showcase award-winning performers from across the country, as well as our own region. We’ll kick it off with a free concert at the Legion Friday evening! The main event begins at 12:00 noon on Saturday. Advance tickets--available only until July 13 at Williams Lake Sight & Sound, and our web site--are $20/day for adults, and $15/day for students & seniors. These save you $5 off the Gate price. NB: children 12 & under are FREE! Visit our web site for more details.

Dean Bareham photo by Lori Campbell

Ballet BC

6th Floor
677 Davie Street Vancouver BC V6B 2G6
604.732.5003
www.balletbc.com

Combining classical integrity with a contemporary sensibility, Ballet BC is a company of 18 talented dancers from Canada and around the world that is committed to the ballet of today. Solidly grounded in the rigour and artistry of classical ballet, with an emphasis on innovation and the immediacy of the 21st century, the company presents a distinct and diverse repertoire of the most sought-after Canadian and international contemporary ballet choreography.

Ballet BC continues its commitment to perform highly acclaimed productions on regional, national and international tours in addition to its regular performance season at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver. For more information, visit balletbc.com or follow us on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @balletbc.

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