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Nifty for Fifty – 3rd annual sale (April 17 & 18, 2010)

The date has been set for the third annual Nifty for Fifty shopping extravaganza – April 17 and 18, 2010. Targeting “style-savvy and frugal fashionistas”, over 10 local designers are ready to part with their much-loved designs and vintage finds for $50 or less. To make things even more exciting, this year Nifty for Fifty will be happening at Five-Sixty, a new space on 560 Seymour that has been serving as a gallery for the Cultural Olympiad. Local fashion favourites include: Adhesif Clothing, Planet Claire, Clutch Designs, Kulus Designs, cream puff by gg, Carny Love, Dahlia Drive, Flaming Angels, Dotted Loop, and Catalyst Reaction.
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Saturday, April 17th: 11am-6pm | Sunday, April 18th: 12-5pm | Free Admission
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Dine Out Vancouver (April 26 to May 6)

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Dine Out Vancouver is back! Typically in February, this year, Dine Out Vancouver has been postponed to April 26 to May 6. The list of participating restaurants will be released on Monday April 19. Restaurants will begin accepting reservations at that time. Stay tuned!

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Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival (April 19 to 25, 2010)

The Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival, Canada’s premier wine show, runs from April 19 to 25, 2010. The Playhouse Wine Festival is one of the biggest and oldest wine festival events in the world. The featured theme regions for 2010 will be Argentina and New Zealand with the global focus of rosé. The festival features a week of special events including a gala auction, wine seminars, wine minglers, winery dinners, lunches and brunches at fine restaurants and hotels. To purchase tickets online, click here.

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FORSYA Boutique – one-year party (Friday April 9, 2010)

Forsya Boutique (2206 Main Street) is turning one, and what better way to celebrate the success of the Main Street boutique than with a party and fashion show, launching the first season of the new in-house label, Forsya by Julie Hebb. Sip spiked punch and try the adorable cupcakes in dreamy colours like lemon, sky, and lavender, mimicking the new in-house collection. So stop by Forsya Boutique, located at 2206 Main Street (at 6th Avenue), on April 9 to partake in the festivities and receive 20% off all merchandise.
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Old Spaghetti Factory – 40th Anniversary with 1970’s prices (March 22, 2010)

The Gastown location of the Old Spaghetti Factory is celebrating their 40th Anniversary on March 22 and to celebrate they’re offering 1970s Prices with Meals Starting at $1.75! You can view the whole menu here. featuring their original 1970 menu, not a single menu item (entree, salad, bread, dessert, coffee, tea, etc.) is more than $1.95! Proceeds will be donated to the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund.
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Bakers Market Vancouver – every Saturday starting March 20, 2010

Saturday March 20, 2010 marks the first day of Baker’s Market in Vancouver this year. Located at 408 East Kent Avenue South (back door at #115), this indoor market unites bakers and foodies, with yummie baked goods for sale including fresh artisanal breads, soft German pretzels, butter croissants, cupcakes, cookies, brownies, marchmallows, cakes, muffins and more!
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