Special events 

What: PLANET EARTH SCREENING Ian and Michelle Porter, owners of the Copperdome Lodge, present a screening of “Planet Earth,” a BBC documentary shot in hi-definition. Will be preceded by the film “Running Cool.”

When: Friday November 21, doors at 6:30 p.m.

Where: Copperdome Lodge, Pemberton Valley

What: KARL BRYAN’S STRATEGIC SALES AND MARKETING BOOTCAMP Roll up your sleeves, pull up yoru boots and get back to work! This is a marketing bootcamp for Whistler business owners. Learn how to keep your business running with Karl Bryan, CEO of Leader Global Consulting.

When: Friday November 21, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Westin Whistler

What: OLD FATHER WILLIAM’S WELL-ORDERED UNIVERSE Author Bill Richardson reads from his latest book “Old Father William’s Well-Ordered Universe: A Generally Reliable Compendium of Facts, Figures and Formulae, Specifically Intended for the Bathroom-bound (and Those Who Love Them).”

When: Saturday November 22, 7 p.m.

Where: Whistler Public Library

What: CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR Fun family-night games with bingo, crafts and a bake sale at this annual event in Squamish. Tables cost $25 and forms are available at the office of Mamquam Elementary School.

When: Tuesday November 25, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Where: Mamquam Elementary School

What: WHISTLER MUSEUM WELCOME MIXER The Whistler Museum is opening its doors for one night and offering free food and a chance to mix with long-time locals in an intimate setting. There’s also a chance to win free groceries!

When: Thursday November 27, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Where: Whistler Museum

What: CHRIS CZAJKOWSKI – A MOUNTAIN YEAR One of Canada’s most seasoned outdoorswomen will give an illustrated lecture on her new book, “A Mountain Year.” Chris will sign copies of her book at “Bizarre Bazaar” on November 28 and 29, following this event.

When: Thursday November 27, 7 p.m.

Where: Whistler Public Library

What: BIZARRE BAZAAR Whistler’s artisan market, which offers enough goodies, treats and treasures to finish off anyone’s holiday shopping list.

When: Friday November 28 to Saturday November 29

Where: TELUS Whistler Conference Centre

What: PEMBERTON COUNCIL SWEARING-IN Come meet the new Pemberton council – it’s the same mayor, but four brand-new faces on council, with a couple of familiar ones.

When: Monday December 1, 7 p.m.

Where: Pemberton Community Centre

What: WHISTLER CHILDREN’S CENTRE SILENT AUCTION The Whistler Children’s Centre is holding a fundraiser and community rally to help the centre, which has had to close two infant/toddler programs due to staff shortages. There will be a silent auction, music, tapas and wine. Tickets $55.

When: Wednesday December 3, 7 p.m. - midnight

Where: Players Chophouse

What: WHISTLER FILM FESTIVAL Witness some of the best films on the festival circuit, including works by Atom Egoyan, Murray Siple and Kari Skogland. Screenings take place throughout Whistler, prices vary for screenings.

When: Thursday December 4 to Sunday December 7

Where: Various locations – see www.whistlerfilmfestival.com

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