The Holiday season is in full swing, festive light displays, craft markets, holiday productions and more find their way into the picks this week
Fest: Chutzpah Festival wraps up this weekend, November 24th, but not before bringing more theatre, dance, comedy and more entertainment to the City.
Bard: BlueShore Events, presents a CapU Theatre Department Production of Macbeth, with a twist. Setting The Scottish Play in a wizarding world similar to Harry Potter’s universe, closing November 23rd.
Craft: Get some Christmas shopping and inspiration at local Holiday Craft Fairs, this weekend support the artisans at Dunbar Community Craft Fair, and West End Holiday Craft Fair.
Market: The 10th Annual Vancouver Christmas Market opens this week, bringing the German-style Holiday Market brings 80+ huts filled with vendors of authentic German sweets, treats, trinkets and more to its waterfront location at Jack Poole Plaza.
Illuminate: Glow Vancouver moves to downtown Vancouver, this year, bringing a holiday wonderland to Harbour Events Centre at Plaza of Nations, from November 21st, 2019 to January 5, 2020
Maria: How do you solve a problem like Maria? Find out as The Arts Club Theatre Company presents The Sound of Music at Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage until January 5th
Libations: The Grand Tasting Hall of Vancouver’s annual festival of Wine, Beer & Spirits – Hopscotch, returns to the PNE Forum November 18 – 24
BigTop: Cirque du Soleil brings their latest show, Luzia to the Big Top at Concorde Pacific Place, continuing through the end of the year
Fundraiser: Barney Bentall & The Cariboo Express return to Vogue Theatre for their annual fundraising concert for Vancouver’s Potluck Café Society
Mystical: The second edition of Aurora Winter Festival moves to a new location at Hastings Park / PNE, where guests can explore the beautifully illuminated mystical worlds of Canada’s Largest Winter Festival, running November 22, 2019 – January 5, 2020
Grrl: Washington state rockers Sleater-Kinney come to the Commodore Ballroom stage Thursday night.
Installation: Full Circle First Nations Performance and the Vancouver Public Library co-host the art and film installation pîkiskwe-speak: An Invitation to Conversations in Reconciliation until December 15th in the Samuel & Frances Belzberg Family Exhibit Space at Vancouver Central Library.
Treetops: Canyon Lights Winter Festival at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park runs November 22, 2019 to January 26th, 2020, hundreds of thousands of lights spread throughout the Park, the bridge, Treetops Adventures, with 8 of the tallest living Christmas Tree bring holiday wonder to the nature of the park.
Axe: Until November 23rd, Gateway Theatre presents the historical drama, The Double Axe Murders, based on true events, the psychological thriller, steeped in Newfoundland folklore, will have you sleeping with the lights on
Peanuts: Sunday, everyone’s favorite holiday classic come to life when you find A Charlie Brown Christmas – Live On Stage for two performances at the Vogue Theatre
Exhibition: Until April 5, 2020, Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art presents Out of Concealment, a solo exhibition by Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson, an innovative re-imagining of supernatural beings from the oral traditions of Haida Gwaii.