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VICE Saturdays

Saturday, Dec 20th, 2014
5:00pm

Lamplighter
92 Water Street

The Lamplighter presents VICE Saturdays playing Hip-Hop, Electro & Club Hits all night with resident DJs Antonia Jane & guests.

Live Piano Nights

Saturday, Dec 20th, 2014
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Jules Bistro
216 Abbott Street

Add a bit of Parisian romance to your evenings with French bistro fare and classical tunes. Jules Bistro is introducing live piano nights with Kurt Von Hahn every Thursday and Sunday from 7-9pm. Kurt will be taking special requests as well as some jazz-focused music.

The Unusual Suspects with DJ Steel

Saturday, Dec 20th, 2014
8:00pm

The Blarney Stone
216 Carrall Street

Vancouver’s hottest cover band, The Unusual Suspects, rock out the best top 40 hits of classic to current charts. The Unusual Suspects command the audience with heart-pumpin’, floor stompin, crowd surfin’ delight. Come check out The Unusual Suspects along side a Top 40 DJ Saturday night starting at 8pm.

Pourhouse Sunday Jazz

Sunday, Dec 21st, 2014
7:00pm - 11:59pm

Pourhouse
162 Water Street

What’s an evening without music? It’s the perfect compliment to good food and drink. Which is why every Sunday at 7 pm, Pourhouse hosts the rotating sounds of Russell Sholberg, Gord Whyte, or Paul Dohrty, and the popular singer, crooner, and guitar player Curtis Parry. The Dire Wolves play now and again, filling up the restaurant with fans and their bluegrass tunes. They even play the washboard!

Read more about Pourhouse here

The Do-Rites

Sunday, Dec 21st, 2014
7:00pm

Revel Room
238 Abbott St.

Vancouver rockabilly legends: Kelly Haigh on vocals, Joanie Kepler on upright bass, Steve Taylor on drums, Jimmy Roy on lap steel, guitar, vocals – and special guest players.

Steve Kozak Blues Trio

Tuesday, Dec 23rd, 2014
7:00pm

Revel Room
238 Abbott St.

The 2013 Maples Blues Award Winner takes the stage at Revel Room, playing nothing but the good old blues. The trio features Steve Kozak on vocals & guitar, Roger Brant on bass, and Chris Nordquist on drums.


Live Music Night

Tuesday, Dec 23rd, 2014
7:00pm

Irish Heather
210 Carrall Street

Eat, drink, and be merry. Every Tuesday and Thursday at the Irish Heather, enjoy live Irish music. Let the sounds of violin, guitar, and pipes bring you cheer as you drink down your cold ones.

The Revellers

Wednesday, Dec 24th, 2014
7:00pm

Revel Room
238 Abbott St.

Live rockabilly, texas swing, jump blues with Jimmy Roy on vocals & lap steel, Joanie Kepler on upright bass, James "Hollywood" Badger on drums, Dave Patterson on harmonica & vocals, and Dennis Brock on lead vocals.

Smartside Trivia

Wednesday, Dec 24th, 2014
8:00pm

The Portside Pub
7 Alexander St

If you’re looking to let out some steam after work, come down to Portside Pub for a few pints and a game of trivia. Every Wednesday, Portside hosts Smartside Trivia, an entertaining event with great prize giveaways, drink specials and complimentary appetizers served throughout the night. For more event details, check out their Facebook page.

 

Christmas Day

Thursday, Dec 25th, 2014
11:30am

Irish Heather
210 Carrall Street

For several years, The Irish Heather has been a fixture on Christmas Day. On an otherwise quiet day for pubs, the establishment has drawn everyone from British and Irish 'orphans' stuck in Vancouver with nowhere to go, people for whom Christmas is not a celebration, or those in transit from North Van to Kits, Richmond to West Van, etc. Anybody who has occasion to enter the city loves to stop in at the Heather for a sneaky pint and a one of their pies. 

Mike Van Eyes Boogie Woogie Piano and Vocals

Thursday, Dec 25th, 2014
7:00pm

Revel Room
238 Abbott St.

Mike Van Eyes has been a staple of the Vancouver music scene for decades, playing regular gigs at the Yale, Railway Club, Regent, and Fan Club.  His infectious energy is a draw for music lovers of all ages and his rock and roll style will get you tappin your fingers and toes and singing along in no time.

Live Piano Nights

Thursday, Dec 25th, 2014
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Jules Bistro
216 Abbott Street

Add a bit of Parisian romance to your evenings with French bistro fare and classical tunes. Jules Bistro is introducing live piano nights with Kurt Von Hahn every Thursday and Sunday from 7-9pm. Kurt will be taking special requests as well as some jazz-focused music

Live Music Night

Thursday, Dec 25th, 2014
7:00pm

Irish Heather
210 Carrall Street

Eat, drink, and be merry. Every Tuesday and Thursday at the Irish Heather, enjoy live Irish music. Let the sounds of violin, guitar, and pipes bring you cheer as you drink down your cold ones.

The Sheets with DJ Lickity Split

Thursday, Dec 25th, 2014
8:00pm

The Blarney Stone
216 Carrall Street

The Sheets are a 3-piece acoustic style cover band from Vancouver. Boasting a repertoire of over 70 songs and counting, the versatile, high energy trio are bound to bust out a bunch of your favorites. Come check out The Sheets and DJ TrevSunday night starting at 9pm. Also, catch DJ “Lickity Split” playing current rock, & Top 40 Dance tracks, starting from 8PM.

FKYA Fridays

Friday, Dec 26th, 2014
5:00pm

Lamplighter
92 Water Street

The Lamplighter presents FKYA Fridays playing Hip-Hop, Electro & Club hits with FKYA DJs.

The Unusual Suspects with DJ Steel

Friday, Dec 26th, 2014
8:00pm

The Blarney Stone
216 Carrall Street

Vancouver’s hottest cover band, The Unusual Suspects, rock out the best top 40 hits of classic to current charts. The Unusual Suspects command the audience with heart-pumpin’, floor stompin, crowd surfin’ delight. Come check out The Unusual Suspects along side a Top 40 DJ Saturday night starting at 8pm.

New Year's Eve 2015

Wednesday, Dec 31st, 2014
5:00pm

Irish Heather
210 Carrall Street

Celebrate the New Year and enjoy the best Guinness pours in town along with no cover and no obligatory multi-course meal. Ringing in 2015 at The Irish Heather is sure to be fun, relaxed and most importantly, hassle free. To make a reservation email reso@irishheather.com.

New Year's Eve 2015

Wednesday, Dec 31st, 2014
5:00pm

Salt Tasting Room
45 Blood Alley between Abbott and Carrall

New Year's Eve is bearing down upon us like a runaway freight train, and Heather Hospitality Group believes in making life a little easier for you. Ring in the New and enjoy cured meat, cheese, and fantastic wine pairings at Salt. There will be no cover and no obligatory multi-course meal, just the team doing what they do best! To make a reservation e-mail reso@irishheather.com.

NYE 2015 Dinner

Wednesday, Dec 31st, 2014
5:30pm

Cork + Fin
221 Carrall St.

Whether you’re a seafood aficionado or prefer a low-key dinner celebration, Cork + Fin is putting together a special NYE dinner with wine pairings. Early seating is between 5pm-7:30pm and late seating from 8pm till close. Call the restaurant at (604) 569-2215 for more details on their NYE menu.

NYE 2015

Wednesday, Dec 31st, 2014
7:00pm

The Portside Pub
7 Alexander St

If you’re looking to dance up a storm, come ring in the New Year with a lively party crowd. Portside Pub will celebrate in convivial fashion hosting a comforting dinner option and live DJ sets from the Good Music crew.

Arrive with a healthy appetite to make the most out of the maritime-inspired dinner, served buffet style. Portside’s NYE event is noted as one of the best parties in town. For more information on the night’s featured DJ’s, check out the Soundcloud pages of RhekThe Stuntman, and ABEL

Early bird tickets are limited but still available, so be sure to secure your spot quickly. NYE event tickets are $25, and event tickets with a dinner inclusion are $55. Visit here for more ticket information.

NYE 2015 Dinner

Wednesday, Dec 31st, 2014
7:00pm

L'Abattoir
217 Carrall St

L’Abattoir is offering up two ways for guests to experience its elegant menu, all while celebrating 2015. Party-goers can hobnob with other guests in the restaurant’s main dining area, where L’Abattoir will be serving up its full a la carte dinner service. 

For a more intimate experience, revellers can book a table for the evening in L'Abattoir's premier private dining space. Sip on perfectly paired wine and cocktails and savour each bite of the five-course dinner menu, specially designed by Chef Lee Cooper. Tables in the private dining space can accommodate groups from 2-6 people, and reservations are available between 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm on New Year’s Eve. The $150-per-person price includes the five-course-course dinner and beverage parings. With only 50 seats available, these pre-sold dinner tickets will surely sell out quickly!

To reserve a table in the dining room or to book pre-sold tickets for the private dining room five course menu, please call 604.588.1701 or email events@labattoir.ca.

New Year's Eve 2015

Wednesday, Dec 31st, 2014
8:00pm

The Blarney Stone
216 Carrall Street

Ring in the New Year at one of the city’s best places for fun and entertainment. Blarney Ston's NYE 2015 will kick off with an amazing dinner buffet, which includes braised beef, roast chicken and lemon dill salmon with all the fixings. DJ Steel will be rocking the house, followed by a swinging mix of live Celtic, reggae and rock from The Sheets. Prepare for confetti canyons and balloons to abound at midnight as you sip champagne and countdown at the big screen clock. Visit here for more event details.

NYE 2015

Wednesday, Dec 31st, 2014
8:00pm

The Bourbon Country Bar
50 West Cordova

Ride the mechanical bull, and rock out to memorable country tunes. Vancouver’s only country bar will host a midnight toast and a balloon drop, as well as prizes and giveaways throughout the evening. Early bird tickets start at $25. Doors open at 8pm. Visit here to purchase your ticket.

A Dining Journey

Monday, Jan 5th, 2015 - Saturday, Mar 21st, 2015
5:30pm

Secret Location
1 Water St.

Take a journey with Secret Location as they travel through Spain, Italy, France, Asia, Persia, and South America. With ten beautifully prepared courses, your senses will be swept away with the inspiration of these mesmerizing destinations, delving into an experience that you won’t easily forget.

From the evening of January 5th to March 21st, Secret Location will be exclusively serving a 10 course dining experience for $95, including complimentary drinks. Be sure to make your reservations now, as space is limited.

Spain | January 5-17
Italy | January 19-31
France | February 2-14
Asia | February 16-28
Persia | March 2-14
South America | March 16-21

$95 with complimentary drinks
Dinner service begins 5:30pm
For reservations call 604-685-0090

Classic Terrarium Workshop

Tuesday, Jan 6th, 2015
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Olla Urban Flower Project
235 Cambie Street

Classic terrariums: glass, stone, charcoal, moss, soil, and leafy ferns. This pairing of 'ingredients' has existed for over a century yet can, in the right glass, have a modernist aesthetic. Come learn how to build and care for a low maintenance terrarium using locally grown ferns and other leafy tropicals- designed exactly how you like. Each participant will work within a thick, high grade glass bowl and will have the pick of the Lower Mainland-grown tropical plants

Cost - $85 includes glass bowl, all materials + light snacks and tea.

Register Here.

Succulent Planter Workshop

Wednesday, Jan 14th, 2015
5:00pm - 7:00pm

Olla Urban Flower Project
235 Cambie Street

Learn how to construct and maintain a beautiful succulent planting. Whether you gift it or keep it for yourself, these plantings are a beautiful way to frame plants. Each planting will include several locally grown 4" succulent plants of your choosing in a ceramic planter (black or white available) + finishing stone and a maintenance tag.

Cost - $85 includes all basic materials + light snacks and coffee/tea.

Register Here.

Fairtrade Rose Bouquet Making Workshop

Wednesday, Feb 11th, 2015
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Olla Urban Flower Project
235 Cambie Street

Seeking a romantic DIY gesture this year for the one you fancy? Come design the ultimate Valentine's bouquet using a dozen Fairtrade certified roses, locally grown flowers, and urban foliage and sticks. You'll walk away with a big, beautiful bouquet + the know how to continue to make your own botanical creations at home. Each participant will also have there bouquet photographed in the beautiful light of heritage loft and emailed to them that day. (Bouquets can be stored in our fridge and collected on Valentine's day).

Cost - $130 includes all materials + light snacks and tea.

Register Here.