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This Week Thursday Nov 10 Food + Drink Cornucopia Events are planned all weekend. For more information check

This Week

Thursday Nov 10

Food + Drink
Events are planned all weekend. For more information check
= Thursday - Sunday
= various locations


Food + Drink
Whistler Chef's Challenge
45 minutes, three dishes, one secret ingredient...
This free Cornucopia event features chef's competing to be named Whistler's Iron Chef. Live commentary!
= 11 am - 3 pm
= Whistler Conference Centre Grand Foyer


Quest Lecture Sereis
Quest University physics professor Rob Knop will talk about how we know dark matter exists. Free and no registration required.
= 7 - 9 pm
= Whistler Public Library




All Candidates Meeting on seniors' issues
This Forum gives seniors a great chance to directly question the Squamish candidates about matters that concern seniors. Please confirm attendance by sending a note to and include a question if you wish.
= 1 pm
= Squamish Seniors Centre


Friday Nov 11

Remembrance Day Ceremony
Veteran's parade, salute, poetry readings, helicopter fly-past, two minutes of silence, Act of Remembrance, wreath presentations and performances by the Whistler Children's Chorus. A reception will be held in the Fire Hall after the service.
= 10:30 am
= Whistler Cenotaph, Fire Hall #1



Remembrance Day Observation
Parade, moment of silence and a luncheon will follow the formal events.
= 10:30 am
= Pemberton Legion


Remembrance Day Service
The event will include a parade led by the Legion Colour Party, music from the Black Tusk Caledonia Pipe Band and the Sea to Sky Singers and the Youth Choir, speeches and a moment of silence.
= 10:30 am
= Brennan Park Recreati0n Centre


Saturday Nov 12

Food + Drink
Artisan Slow Food Market
Shop for jewelry, candles and other hand-made products along with produce grown close by and check out the winery booths.
= 11 am - 4 pm
= Westin Whistler Resort & Spa



Hugh Aikens - Mountain Photographer
The Squamish Historical Society is hosting Don Grant, Archivist of the Hollyburn Heritage Society, presenting his film on Hugh Aikens. Admission is by donation.
= 8 pm
= Brackendale Art Gallery


Sunday Nov 13

Arts + Entertainment
National Novel Writing Month
Join 250,000 people around the world in the world's largest writing challenge through November. Drop in to the library in Squamish to write with others as part of NaNoWriMo, an event that encourages writers to create a 50,000-word novel in one month.
= 10 am
= Squamish Public Library


Tuesday Nov 15

Leading Through Goal Setting
Transfer theory into practice at this course to improve goal-setting, communication, coaching and recognition skills in the workplace. Register at
= 8:30 am
= Whistler Chamber of Commerce


Wednesday Nov 16

Spirit After Hours
Mix, mingle and learn at this vibrant, après-style event where 300-400 attendees will have the opportunity to hear and share ideas on how to make service delivery one of Whistler's key competitive advantages. The evening ends with appetizers and drinks served until 8 pm. Find more here:
= 5 pm
= The Fairmont Chateau Whistler


Arts + Entertainment
Stand Up for Mental Health Comedy Night
David Granirer counsellor, stand-up comic and author leads his comedy troupe. David teaches stand up comedy to people with mental illness as a way of building their confidence and fighting public stigma, prejudice and discrimination. Admission is $3.
= 6 pm
= Rainbow Theatre


Arts + Entertainment
Monthly Screening Reel Alternatives
This year's smash documentary hit, Cave of Forgotten Dreams, is a breathtaking film from the incomparable Werner Herzog ( Grizzly Man ). The film follows an exclusive expedition into the nearly inaccessible Chauvet Cave in France, home to the most ancient visual art created by man.
= 7 pm
= Village 8 Cinema



Whistler Welcome Week
Various events are scheduled to welcome new arrivals to Whistler. Check for more information.
= Monday Nov 14 - Saturday Nov 19
= Various locations


Arts + Entertainment
Glass Art
Check out the work of artist Steven Maslach at the Whistler Village Art Gallery
= Four Seasons Resort


Oneness Meditation Gathering
Please bring a pillow, yoga mat and/or blanket to sit on. Free of charge. Please contact Kostas @ 604-902-2477 for more information.
= Mondays | 7 P.M.
= Gone Bakery


The indoor Winter Farmer's Market will begin its fourth season offering local farm fresh products, prepared foods, arts and crafts.
= Sundays until Dec 18 | 11 am - 4 pm
= The Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre



Arts + Entertainment
Foyer Gallery
Ongoing art exhibits including Whistler resident Alison Hodson's textile mixed media.
= Squamish Public Library foyer


Upcoming events:

Art + Entertainment
In Your Dreams Art Night
= Thursday Nov 17 | 7 - 11 pm
= Scotia Creek Gallery at Millennium Place


Indulge Gala Evening & Auction
Whistler's only elegant black-tie gala event! Indulge is in support of the Whistler Health Care Foundation. More information:
= Saturday Nov 19 | 5:30 pm
= Westin Whistler Resort & Spa


Building An Effective Team
Get the tools required to work in an effective team environment for a productive and successful winter season. More info:
= Tuesday Nov 22 | 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
= Whistler Chamber of Commerce


Women Of Whistler Event
A panel of successful female entrepreneurs who have dared to think or act big will discuss how the entrepreneurial business environment is changing, the issues and trends affecting their business as well as what they are doing to set themselves apart from the competition. Find out more:
= Wednesday Nov 24 | 6 pm
= Westin Resort and Spa


Arts + Entertainment
Whistler Film Festival
Prepare for the unexpected at the 11th annual festival. Discover 80+ innovative and original films from Canada and around the world, and connect with the people who made them. The Festival combines an international film competition with a comprehensive business and creative Summit for industry. Check for more info.
= various times
= November 30 - December 4


Winter Farmers Market
Find the Farmers market on select dates this season.
= Sunday Nov 20 | 10am - 3pm
= CN Roundhouse at the Westcoast Railway Heritage Park


Arts + Entertainment
A Christmas Carol
Between Shifts Theatre presents this Christmas classic directed by Carla Fuhre. Tickets on sale at the Squamish Adventure Center, Billies Bouquet, Portico Gallery and Brackendale Art Gallery
= Nov 24 to 27 | Dec 1 to 4
= Brackendale Art Gallery


Bizarre Bazaar
Whistler's Original Artisan Market! Unique, quality, hand-made art and crafts for those looking for one-of-a-kind treasures. More than 100 artisans from the Sea to Sky Corridor, Lower Mainland and beyond will be on hand.
 Nov 25-26
= Whistler Conference Centre


Alzheimer's disease support
Information on Alzheimer's and related dementias for caregivers. Communication strategies, understanding changes in behaviours, future planning, advocacy and legal issues and taking care of yourself. Registration and info: 1-866-874-8348 or
= Nov 26 & Dec 3 | 12:30 pm
= Squamish Renaissance at 38225 3rd Ave