Special events 

What: BI-WEEKLY ARTISAN MARKET The Westin Resort and Spa presents a bi-weekly artisan market with food, jewelry, art and more. Take home something unique from Whistler.
When: Thursday February 26, 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Where: The Westin Resort and Spa

What: WHISTLER COMMUNITY SERVICES SOCIETY OPEN HOUSE The WCSS hosts a wine and cheese event to celebrate its new office and to see what the society has in store for 2009.
When: Thursday February 26, 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Where: WCSS offices, Spruce Grove Park, 7328 Kirkpatrick Way

What: RESOLVING CONFLICT IN COMMUNITY AND IN FILM The Whistler Forum for Dialogue presents Gareth Higgins, a film critic and peacebuilder from Northern Ireland, who will speak to Whistler about peace building and violence on film. $10 donation covers each event.
When: Friday February 27, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.; Saturday February 28, 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.; Saturday February 28, 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Where: Brackendale Art Gallery, Feb. 27; Dubh Linn Gate and The Attic at 21 Steps, Feb. 28

What: PEMBERTON CHARITY WEDDING BALL Dust off the tuxedos, clean the moths out of the old wedding dress and get ready to get down with the Hairfarmers. Enjoy fancy dress, drinks, dancing and wedding cake for charity. 19+. Tickets $20 per person.
When: Saturday February 28, 8 p.m. - 12 a.m.
Where: Great Hall, New Pemberton Community Centre

What: WHISTLER SAILING ASSOCIATION OPEN HOUSE The Whistler Sailing Association is holding an open house for anyone who's interested in sailing on Alta Lake. Learn to sail, race and rent boats. Open to all. RSVP to suzecumming@shaw.ca.
When: Sunday March 1, 4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Where: 6488 Balsam Way, Whistler

What: EUGENE SCHWARTZ LECTURE The renowned educator Eugene Schwartz is hosting a lecture called "Raising a Balanced Child in an Unbalanced World." Schwartz is an inspiration for numerous schools. Admission by donation. Call (604) 932-1885.
When: Monday March 2, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Rainbow Theatre

What: AN EVENING WITH ROBERT F. KENNEDY JR. AWARE presents an evening with RFK Jr., an environmental lawyer and activist, to celebrate its 20th anniversary. Tickets start at $20 in advance, at the Visitor Info Centre.
When: Wednesday March 4, 6 p.m.
Where: TELUS Conference Centre

What: AUSTRALIAN BUSHFIRE APPEAL - WHISTLER STYLE Local Jared Plowman is putting together a fundraiser to raise money for victims of the bushfires down under. The Wayouts will perform and raffle tickets can be purchased at a cost of $5 for one, $10 for three or $20 for 10.
When: Thursday March 5,
Where: Crystal Lounge

What: OUR WHISTLER: CELEBRATING OUR HISTORY The Whistler Arts Council presents a fundraising event to support its community programs. Speakers include Cathy Jewett, Tom Thomson and Maureen Douglas. Tickets $100.
When: Friday March 6, reception 6:30 p.m., dinner 7:30 p.m.
Where: Four Seasons Resort

What: GUYS AND DOLLS Whistler Secondary School presents a production of "Guys and Dolls," the 1950's-era Frank Loesser musical. The production promises plenty of dancing, singing and fun! Tickets $15 for adults, $9.99 for seniors and students and $5 for kids under 12 - available through Ticketmaster.
When: Friday March 6, Saturday March 7, Sunday March 8, 7:30 p.m.
Where: MY Millennium Place

What: FREE BOARD GAMES NIGHT The Whistler Public Library presents its regular free games night for ages 16 and up. Come play Monopoly, Scrabble and the Game of Life! That last one gets a little too close to reality sometimes.
When: Monday March 9, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Where: Whistler Public Library

What: FULL MOON SNOW VOLLEYBALL That's right... LUNA is holding a volleyball game in the snow. Cost is $50 per team, registration deadline is March 6. Teams with a LUNA member pay $45. Bonus points for dressing like the Brazilian Olympic Volleyball Team.
When:  Wednesday March 11
Where: Rainbow Park

What: KERMODE BASKETBALL KAMP Quest University is hosting a basketball camp for elementary and high school students during Spring Break. Have fun as you develop your game. Go to www.questu.ca to register.
When: Monday March 16 to Friday March 20
Where: Quest University

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