Events & Lifestyle

Circle Craft Christmas Market – 35th Year Anniversay (Nov 11 to 16th)

It’s that time of the year again!! The weather is getting colder, the clocks have been switched back an hour and Halloween is over. Keep reading Modern Mix Vancouver for updates on Holiday Craft Fairs happening all over the city and get your shopping done early!

For 35 years, Vancouverites have been enjoying the Circle Craft Christmas Market. An annual tradition for thousands of holiday shoppers, today, adults who attended as children with their parents are now bringing their own kids!
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From Tuesday, November 11 to Sunday, November 16, 2008 more than 260 Canadian artisans (48 new this year) will gather under the sails of the Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre to present their wares at Western Canada’s largest one-of-a-kind gift fair. That’s one more day than usual!
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Shoppers and attendees will find gorgeous clay work, the newest and hottest of Canadian fashion and jewellery design, stunning glasswork, handmade candles and soaps, unique clothing and toy items for children, an assortment of amazing home décor items, fine art from acclaimed visual artists, and many more carefully handcrafted items in felt, wool, wood, leather and metal. And, there’s food—delicious chocolates, sauces, dressings and more!
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Tickets for adults are $12, Students and Seniors are $8 but any ticket purchase entitles you to unlimited re-admission for any day of the show. Just don’t forget to pick up your re-entry pass before leaving the premises.

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One of a Kind – Christmas Show (November 20th to 23rd) at BC Place

…consumers who realize the value of purchasing from local artisans as opposed to mass-produced, factory-made goods.

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OPUS Hotel – Rooftop Restaurant Approval Meeting (Nov. 7, 2008)

This past Halloween, I started off my night of barhopping in Yaletown at Elixir and Opus Bar and arguably one of the cornerstone venues most representative of the YUPPIE crowd. Now, Opus Hotel needs our help and support! Opus Hotel has made an application to the City of Vancouver to allow additional height and floor area to accommodate a seasonal 250-seat rooftop restaurant.
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Their fifth and final approval meeting will be at City Hall (457 West 12th Avenue) this Friday, November 7th from 6pm to 8pm and the owner of Opus Hotel, John Evans, is soliciting your presence, support and positive feedback at the meeting.
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For more information about the rooftop project, check out their official site.
For more information about the meeting at City Hall, check out the Facebook event.

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RIOT – “clothing out” sale (November 6, 2008)

After 13 years making her world a Riot (the store formerly called Raya), owner Brenda McGuire has decided to move on to new surroundings. “I am definitely going to miss my neighbours and this community,” admits Brenda. “After so long, I have developed great friendships with so many people here, so I’m a little teary-eyed to go.”
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On Thursday, November 6th, make the trek down to 1395 Commercial Drive one last time to take advantage of great fall collections, all marked down as much as 70%!
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Sip on wine and flavoured sparkling water while you shop. And with any purchase of $200 or more, save an additional $20! Doors are open from 11am to 9pm so get there early before someone else snags your next discounted deal.

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Inniskillin Wines – 2010 Olympics commemorative icewine launch & public tasting (Nov 3, 2008)

Inniskillin Wines is proud to be an Official Wine Supplier of The Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, and invites Canadians to celebrate the Olympic spirit and support Canadian athletes at home. Celebrate the Olympic Spirit with Inniskillin Wines on Monday November 3, 2008 at the BC Liquor Store on Cambie & 39th Avenue from 3pm to 5pm with a special public tasting. Commemorative pins, food samples and autographs available on a first come basis.

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NextDoorStyle.com Launch Party (Thursday Nov. 6, 2008) and Free Shipping Coupon

Next Door Style is making a difference for the Vancouver fashion and arts scene. NDS is a new online store exclusively showcasing designs by Vancouver’s most creative talents. mingle with Vancouver’s creative fashion designers at the newest hot spot in Yaletown: Raw Canvas. Can’t make it to the launch party? Just shop online with a coupon code for free shipping.
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