What: Free play arcade games and video game music from missingNO., The Runway Four, and bryface. This event couldn’t get any better if Donkey Kong himself were there. The original Donkey Kong, that is. Not this Donkey Kong Country bozo.
Where: Rickshaw Theatre – 254 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
What: The VanDusen Botanical Garden is lit up with millions of beautiful lights and decorations for the annual Festival of Lights. Bring your friends, your family, your loved ones, and make some memories.
Where: VanDusen Botanical Garden – 5251 Oak Street, Vancouver
When: Now until Thursday, December 31; 4:30 to 9 p.m. (closed December 25)
What: Christmas classic The Nutcracker, presented by Vancouver’s Goh Ballet. Some of the youngest and most talented dancers in the city tell the story of the Nutcracked, the Rat King, and the Sugar Plum Fairy. There’s nothing else like it.
Where: The Centre in Vancouver For Performing Arts – 777 Homer Street, Vancouver
When: Thursday, December 17; 7:30 p.m.
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