What: This exhibition by the Vancouver Metal Arts Association explores the strange and sometimes discordant elements that make the viewing, wearing, and making of Contemporary Jewellery an enjoyable endeavour.
Where: Craft Council of British Columbia – 1386 Cartwright Street, Vancouver
When: Opening night on Thursday, November 24 from 6 to 8 pm; exhibition runs through December 8
What: This class will discuss botanicals you can grow in your garden for cocktails, and how to use and preserve them for optimal flavour. You’ll also sample cocktails made with winter-inspired botanicals and locally-distilled spirits.
Where: VanDusen Botanical Garden – 5251 Oak Street, Vancouver
When: Thursday, November 24 from 7 to 8:30 pm
Tickets: On VanDusen, $42 for non-members, $35 for members
What: From outdoor and lifestyle photography to branding and illustration, learn how Vancouver’s social influencers have built their passions into careers through the power of social media. The diverse panel of local influencers includes Ally Pintucci, Kate Zessel, Sarah Namrood and Caley Dimmock.
Where: RED Academy –1490 W Broadway #200, Vancouver
What: In this well-known opera, Hansel and Gretel must use all their wits to avoid a terrible fate, as they wander lost in the woods and pursued by a witch. Astonishing puppets and playful surprises also abound in this family-friendly treat.
Where: Vancouver Playhouse – 600 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
When: Thursday, November 24 at 7:30 pm; more shows through December 11