November 17, 2017

Your holiday calendar

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Festive winter fun around Vancouver

Arts Club presents The Day Before Christmas
Nov. 16 to Dec. 24, Goldcorp Stage at BMO Theatre Centre, 162 West 1st Ave.

Vancouver Christmas Market
Nov. 22 to Dec. 23, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Dec. 24, 11 am to 6 p.m., Jack Poole Plaza.

Christmas at Canada Place
Nov. 23 to Dec. 31, noon to 11 p.m., Canada Place West Promenade.

Canyon Lights
Nov. 23 to Jan. 28, 4 to 9 p.m. daily (closed Dec. 25), Capilano Suspension Bridge Park.

The Tenors: Christmas Together Tour
Nov. 24, 8 p.m., Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

Peak of Christmas
Nov. 24 to Jan. 7, Grouse Mountain.

Candytown: A Yaletown Holiday Festival
Nov. 25, noon to 7 p.m., Mainland Street.

Yule Duel to benefit May’s Place
Nov. 30, 6 to 9 p.m., Gastown.

Festival of Trees to benefit B.C. Children’s Hospital
Nov. 30 to Jan. 1, Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver and Pacific Centre Mall.

Heritage Christmas at Burnaby Village Museum
Nov. 25 to Jan. 5, check website for times (closed Dec. 24 and 25).

Bright Nights Christmas Train
Nov. 30 to Jan. 6, various times (closed Dec. 25), Stanley Park.

VanDusen Botanical Garden Festival of Lights
Dec. 1 to Jan. 7, check website for hours (closed Dec. 25 and 26).

Vancouver Christmas Tree Lighting to benefit Vancouver International Children’s Festival
Dec. 1, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Robson Square.

Rogers Santa Claus Parade
Dec. 4, noon, downtown Vancouver.

Christmas with the Bach Choir
Dec. 3, 2 p.m., Orpheum Theatre,

A Jann Arden Christmas
Dec. 6, 8 p.m., Orpheum Theatre,

Make It! Craft Show
Dec. 7 to 10, check website for times, PNE Forum.

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra: A Traditional Christmas
Dec. 8 to 17, see website for times and venues.

Handel’s Messiah: Performed by the Vancouver Bach Choir
Dec. 9, 8 p.m., Orpheum Theatre.

Pacific Theatre presents Christmas Presence
Dec. 19 to 23, 8 p.m., Chalmers heritage Building, 12th and Hemlock.

Winter Solstice Lantern Festival
Dec. 21, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden.

Ballet BC presents Alberta Ballet’s The Nutcracker
Dec. 28 to 30, see website for times, Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

Concord’s New Year’s Eve Vancouver
Dec. 31, fireworks at midnight, Burrard Landing in Coal Harbour.

Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert
Jan.1, 2:30 p.m., Orpheum Theatre.

Polar Bear Swim
Jan. 1, 2:30 p.m., English Bay.

Dine Out Vancouver Festival
Jan. 19 to Feb. 4, 2017, various times and locations.

Vancouver Chinatown Spring Festival Parade
Feb. 18, 11 a.m., Chinatown.

Chinese New Year at International Village
Feb. 16 to 18, International Village Mall.

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