December 3 to 9
By Morgan Hannah, Life & Style Editor
Can you believe it’s December already? I can’t. That went by fast! But the good news is that finals are underway, and the semester has all but wrapped up, so here’s to the Other Press’ last What’s Happening before the winter break. ‘Till next time, folks!
The Tenors Wonder of Christmas Tour
Date: December 3
Location: Queen Elizabeth Theatre, 650 Hamilton at Georgia, Vancouver
Time: 8 pm
Price: $50.25 to $147.00 per ticket
Jingle all the way down to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre because The Tenors are coming to town! The band has won a JUNO and is performing now, and they’re not one to miss!
Date: Nov 20 to Dec 24
Location: Vancouver Christmas Market, Jack Poole Plaza, 1055 Canada Pl, Vancouver
Time: 11:30 am to 9:30 pm until Dec 23, and on Dec 24 11:30 am to 6 pm
Price: $34.99 per ticket
Vancouver Christmas Market opens its doors to you! Relax and experience the holiday season with WunderBAR experience. Enjoy tantalizing cocktails and holiday-inspired bites. With the purchase of your ticket, according to the Vancouver Christmas market website, “you receive reserved seating at the WunderBAR, one Christmas cocktail or hot Jaegertee (alcohol-free drinks also available) served in a commemorative take-home glass or mug, a catered gourmet charcuterie board or delicious German dessert, and an unlimited Fast Entry & Season Pass to Vancouver Christmas Market.”
Date: December 5 to 8
Location: Strange Fellows Brewing, 1345 Clark Drive, Vancouver
Time: Varies depending on day
Price: For general admission for the market $2 online, $3 per ticket at door, and kids get in free!
A market with a magical old feel featuring strange handmade arts and crafts, as well as food and beer! If you’re interested in an anything-but-classic holiday vibe, this is the market for you.
White Rock Festival of Lights
Date: December 6 to Jan 5
Location: Memorial Park, Marine Dr, White Rock
Time: 4:30 to 10 pm
Every location has its lighting festival and it just so happens that White Rock’s Festival of Lights lasts until January 5, so even if you can’t make it on opening night, come on down to celebrate this twinkly spectacle at some point before it ends!
Comedy Night at Elements Casino
Date: December 7
Location: Elements Casino Surrey, 17755 60 Avenue, Surrey
Time: 7 pm to 9:30 pm
Price: $10 per ticket
Hosted by upbeat and witty Nic Enright-Morin, this night will be full of fun! Featuring Jest Ladies Comedy!
Coquitlam Christmas Craft Fair
Date: December 6 to 8
Location: Poirier Forum, 618 Poirier Street, Coquitlam
Time: Dec 6 hours are 4 to 9 pm, Dec 7 hours are 10 am to 6 pm, Dec 8 hour are 10 am to 4 pm
Price: $6.88 per ticket online, $4 at the door
Pretty self-explanatory: it’s a craft fair in Coquitlam featuring Christmas goodies. Get yer shopping on!
Paint Nite: sHOOT it’s Cold
Date: December 9
Location: The Wolf & Hound, 3617 W Broadway, Vancouver
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Price: $40 per ticket
Come flex those creative fingers of yours and paint this sweet and adorable owl wearing a scarf because it’s just so darn cold out and we all need something cuddly and cute to warm our hearts this season. As always, this is a fantastically fun two hour guided painting adventure hosted at a public venue. Come hungry and thirsty and support said venue by purchasing dinner and drinks. And bring your friends for an extra fun time or meet some new ones!