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SPECIAL EVENTS

CORNUCOPIA . The annual celebration of food and drink takes place Nov. 8-11. Winemakers dinners, workshops, tastings and celebrity cook-offs are part of the festival. Full details available from Tourism Whistler.

THIRD DEGREE BURNS. Treetop Film Productions presents their new snowboard film, Third Degree Burns, at the Rainbow Theatre Nov. 9-10. This is your chance to mingle with the pros, win some prizes, and check out the new film. Show times are 5 p.m. for all ages and 11 p.m. for age 19 and older. Tickets are $7 and available at shops in Whistler.

REMEMBRANCE DAY. Ceremonies begin at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 11, at the cenotaph in front of the Whistler Fire Hall.

WHISTLER FILM FESTIVAL. Thirteen feature films are presented over five days, Nov. 14-18, at the Whistler Conference Centre. Included are the premier of the NFB film Ski Bums, shot in Whistler, and Moving Pictures; Canadian Films on Tour, a festival within the festival.

CINDERELLA . The Whistler Players present a Cinderella Pantomime, complete with Whistler references. This comedy troupe of children and adults put their best foot forward with song and script as they present the classic fairy tale of wicked stepsisters and charming Prince you-know-who. Performances run Nov. 15, 16, and 17 at 7:30 p.m., with a Saturday matinee at 12:30 p.m. Lost your glass slipper? All performances at MY Place. For more information and tickets call 935-8410.

FESTIVAL OF CANADIAN ARTS . Students from Howe Sound Secondary perform A Tribute to Canadian Composers at the Eagle Eye Community Theatre in Squamish Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m. For information call 604-898-3483.

THE MAGIC FLUTE . The Alta Lake School presents Vancouver Opera’s touring ensemble production of The Magic Flute Nov. 18, 2 p.m. at Maurice Young Millennium Place.

SWINGSONIQ . Contemporary jazz-swing trio from Winnipeg plays at St. David’s United Church in Pemberton Nov. 18.

RETURN OF THE SALMON FESTIVAL . Celebrate nature’s renewing cycle and the far-reaching natural mystery of spawning salmon at the Sunwolf Outdoor Centre in Squamish Nov. 18, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Salmon barbecue, bonfire, rain-proof entertainment and activities.

SPIRIT DAY . Annual showcase of Whistler businesses in the Whistler Conference Centre Nov. 21, 2:30-6:30 p.m.

TRIBUTE TO HOAGIE CARMICHAEL . The Juno Award-winning Joe Sealy Trio performs a tribute to Hoagie Carmichael at Maurice Young Millennium Place, Nov. 23.

BIZARRE BAZAAR . The annual showcase of local arts, crafts and goods takes place Nov. 24, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., at the Whistler Conference Centre. Great Christmas shopping.

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