Calendar of Events – November 2018
Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition – Richmond – On now until January 11, 2019
Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition at Lipont Place in Richmond, BC is a major international travelling exhibition that contains 121 authentic artifacts recovered from the wreck site of the RMS Titanic. On now until January 11, 2019, learn about the legendary RMS Titanic’s compelling human stories as best told through authentic artifacts recovered from the wreck site of Titanic and extensive room re-creations. Upon entering Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, visitors will be drawn back in time to April 1912, when the Ship embarked on its maiden voyage. Guests will receive a replica boarding pass, assume the role of a passenger, and follow a chronological journey through life on Titanic. For tickets, visit titanicvancouver.com.
Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival – Coquitlam – November 2-3, 2018
The Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival (CCBF) is Coquitlam’s original semi-annual beer and food festival. The event showcases brews from over 40 craft breweries and 8-10 local restaurants and caterers. New this year is an exclusive Women in Beer tasting room showcasing some amazing female Brewmasters! For event schedule and tickets, visit coquitlambeerfestival.com.
Dumpling Fest Vancouver – Vancouver – November 7, 2018
Enjoy a tour of multicultural dumplings with Vancouver Foodster and Tasting Plates on November 7, 2018 from 6pm-10pm. Several restaurants between Olympic Village, Chinatown and Commercial Drive areas of East Van will serve up different kinds of dumplings, from Cantonese soup dumplings, to Russian Pelmeni to Indian Kofta to Korean Mandoo and more. For tickets and more event details to this carb fueled event, visit tastingplatesyvr.com.
Cornucopia Food & Wine Festival – Whistler – November 8-18, 2018
Whistler welcomes its 22nd annual celebration of food and drink, Cornucopia presented by BlueShore Financial taking place November 8-18. With an abundance of dining events, tastings, drink seminars, and parties, this highly anticipated and popular festival is a must try for anyone who has not gone before. Enjoy special dining events prepared by world class chefs, tastings of the latest spirits and wines, and more! For schedule of events and tickets, visit whistlercornucopia.com.
Firehall Arts’ The Enemy – Vancouver – November 10 – December 1, 2018
Firehall Arts’ presents The Enemy, directed and produced by Donna Spencer, on November 10 until December 1, 2018. Set in a small town in British Columbia, The Enemy is a contemporary interpretation of Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People. Dr. Stockman, played by Jenn Griffin, becomes a pariah when her discovery of pollution in the local Healthy Springs Spa and Water Park threatens the town’s tourism industry and economic well-being. What happens when truth is declared not to be the truth and disbelief is spread through social media, ‘fake news’ and shoddy journalism? Who is the enemy? For show details and tickets, visit firehallartscentre.ca.
Remembrance Day Ceremonies – Across the Lower Mainland – November 11, 2018
In commemoration of the men and women who have served and currently still serving our country, Remembrance Day ceremonies will be taking place across the Lower Mainland on November 11, 2018 with parades to the cenotaphs in the area, along with two-minutes of silence at 11am. For a full listing of all the Remembrance Day Ceremonies happening in the city, click here.
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical – Vancouver – November 13-18, 2018
Broadway Across Canada brings the latest Broadway hit, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, to Vancouver November 13-18, 2018 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Beautiful: The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation. For show schedule and tickets, visit vancouver.broadway.com.
Swine Out Vancouver – Vancouver – November 19, 2018
On November 19, come and taste some of the city’s finest charcuterie paired with locally brewed craft beer at the inaugural Swine Out Vancouver organized by Chefs’ Table Society of BC in collaboration with the Mount Pleasant Business Improvement Association. Taking place at Heritage Hall, this new event will be a hit for those who love a good pate! Tickets can be purchased at EventBrite here.
Vancouver Mercato Italian Market – Vancouver – November 23, 2018
The Mercato Italian Market is a produce and artisan market that takes place at Vancouver’s Italian Cultural Centre in June, July, August and November. On November 23, the Mercato Italian Market runs 5pm-9pm indoors with a Christmas theme. Admission is free. Also, in addition to the fresh produce, homemade-style goods and artisan products, expect there to be pizza, cannoli pastries, gelato and sometimes even a bit of Italian music. Full details can be found at italianculturalcentre.ca.
Tree Lighting and Holiday Shows at Highstreet Mall November 17 – December 15 5:00PM
The Holidays at Highstreet kick off with Santa’s arrival to Highstreet, the Official Tree Lighting and of course our first of five Holiday Shows! It all starts on November 17 at 5PM.
The 30-minute live show includes performances by the MEI Screaming Eagles Marching Band, Project Dance, Rudolf, Frosty, Spandy Andy, and of course Santa! The holiday shows run every Saturday from November 17 – December 15.
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