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2016 Whistler Ski Pre-Season Activities

November has begun and it’s still raining in the village folks! But the peaks have been getting tons of snow and we already have the pre-season itch. Well there’s good news, November has plenty of arts and culture to keep you busy in between pre-season training. From the ongoing Whistler Artwalk events to Cornucopia, Fall for the Arts is going strong in Whistler the year!

Whistler Cornucopia

Cornucopia — November 10 - 20

Every day of Whistler Cornucopia is filled with an abundance of events that run from morning until late into the evening, ranging from the educational to the adventurous to those that simply encourage indulgence and having a very good time. A night out filled with delicious food and drinks, good company and dancing is a fine thing indeed, and in Whistler we're definitely not above trading hiking boots for high heels after the sun goes down.

Check out our previous blog post for more info about Cornucopia.

Whistler Cornucopia

Fall for Arts & Whistler Art Walk

We probably have to remind you again but the Whistler Art Walk is still on! Only until the end of November though, so if you’ve been putting it off now is your time to check out what local artists have to offer. From local galleries and grand hotels to funky cafes and cozy boutiques, discover over 30 unexpected art galleries all over Whistler. See something you like? Just contact Arts Whistler to take it home: 604 935 8410 or visit them at the Maury Young Arts Centre, it’s that easy!

The opening night of Arts Whistler live shows still has tickets available! Watch the Vancouver Island blues band, The Harpoonist & the Axe Murderer — Live at the Maury Young Arts Centre on Wednesday, November 9th. Get you tickets now at the arts centre box office or online. 

The month-long music competition at Dubh Linn Gate, Make Your Mark Tuesdays, has kicked off with qualifiers beginning this November 1. and continuing on Nov. 8 and 15. Semi finals will be held on Nov. 22. with the finals on Nov. 29. Musicians are competing for a grand prize of $1,000! With $500 for second place and $250 for third. Competing at the Nov. 8. qualifier is Streetlight Society, The Railtown Prophets, Alex & The Snow Monkeys, Bradford Needham, David Hannah and Bee De Roi. Make sure you come out, grab a cold one, cheer on the bans, and enjoy the competition!

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Transit Survey

Tired of the weak bus service in the Sea to Sky corridor? Well BC Transit wants your help to fix that! They’re looking to expand services from Vancouver to Pemberton and surrounding area and are asking Sea to Sky residents to complete a small survey. Help them out and maybe the corridor will get a decent transit system one day!

Photo Credits: Mike Crane

Posted by on Thursday, November 03, 2016