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Volunteers are also needed for the Compadres show on Sunday Nov. 25 at MY Place and the Bizarre Bazaar on Friday, Nov. 23 and Saturday, Nov. 24 at the Telus Conference Centre.

Volunteers working for four hours at any of the events receive free tickets to events.

To sign up, call the Whistler Arts Council at 604-938-9221.

Bratz Biz is looking for young talent

Student artisans are invited to submit their work for consideration of showcase at Bratz Biz on Saturday, Dec. 8 at Whistler Secondary School. The deadline for entries is Friday, Nov. 2.

Bratz Biz is a young adult artist showcase of arts and crafts, family entertainment and photos with Santa.

The kids-only craft fair aims to promote the creative and entrepreneurial spirit of young artisans and inspire Whistler youth to get busy making their crafts.

Applications for jewelry and greeting cards will no longer be accepted.

To apply, contact bratzbiz@shaw.ca .

Getting between the covers of adventure

The Whistler and Pemberton public libraries are hosting two storytelling presentations by award-winning author Matt Jackson on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Pemberton Community Centre and Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. at Myrtle Philip Community School.

Jackson will present a slide show about an unforgettable four-year hitchhiking journey across Canada. Over 30,000 kilometres of highway, Jackson shot more than 25,000 photographs and logged many more stories as he met hundreds of Canadians from every corner of the country.

Jackson won the IPPY award for Best North American Travel Memoir in 2004 for his book, The Canada Chronicles: A Four-Year Hitching Odyssey. The photojournalist has also had his words and images featured in magazines such as Canadian Geographic, Explore, Equinox and Photo Life.

Prepare to laugh at his misadventures and feel inspired by his passion for life and storytelling.

Admission is free.

Calling Whistler’s worst handymen

Canada’s Worst Handyman is coming to Whistler in search of the nation’s worst handymen and women for the show’s most ambitious project to date, to flip a house in Ontario.

Working on the house, the unhandy men and women will have two weeks to update and upgrade every aspect of the home before the professionals come in to see what value they’ve added to the property, if any.

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