Picks of the Week: April 10, 2013

The feeling of spring is in the air, even the rain has a different scent as it mixes with Cherry Blossoms and other blooms, spring is definitely the theme of the week.

West-Coast Sakura Tea Service
West-Coast Sakura Tea Service

Spring: Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival continues throughout the city all of April. Celebrate spring with the vibrant pinks and white of the city’s cherry trees.

Sip: Visit the Urban Tea Merchants for their spring West-Coast Sakura Tea service. Tea infused tastes of the West-Coast with Japanese influences are accompanied by their lastest Sakura! Sakura! Tea.

Sounds: Prince starts his unique West Coast tour of small venues with 4 shows (2 per night) at Vancouver’s Vogue Theatre; April 15 – 16. Tickets available at Northerntickets.com

Support: Wiggle 19 is a wearable art show and benefit supporting A Loving Spoonful. Show your support on April 13th at Fortune Sound Club buy tickets in advance online or at Barbarella, Stratosphere, Chemically Addicted, Union Salons and Little Sisters

Sport: Whitecaps FC host Real Salt Lake as they return home to BC Place for an afternoon match at 1pm on Saturday April 13th.

Sweet: What better way to spend a Sunday than having dessert? Van Foodster’s Tasting Plates Vancouver ‘Ultimate Desserts’ invites foodies to taste their way around the city sampling sweet treats from the city’s restaurants. Tickets are available until April 11th for just $35 from EventBrite


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