7 online things to do in Vancouver this week: November 23 to 29

Nov 23 2020, 5:21 am

Please note: As recommended by BC’s provincial health officials, gatherings of any kind and unessential travel in BC is not recommended at this time. Please adhere to COVID-19 health and safety measures, including proper physical distancing and frequent hand washing. If you are sick, please stay home. 


Another week means more things to do around the city. However, with new provincial COVID-19 measures in effect, we have opted for some home-based activities for you to enjoy this week.

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Here are seven things to do at home this, November 23 to 30:

November Middle East and North Africa Film Festival in Vancouver

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When: Until November 27
Time: Various times
Where: Online
Admission: All access pass, $40, $10 per screening
Tickets: Available online 

Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival

 

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What: The Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival will feature new film and presentation content about climbing, snowsports, the environment, mountain culture, and diversity in the outdoors. There will be world and film festival premieres, bonus content from filmmakers and @colourthetrails to offer a unique panel discussion and a curated selection of engaging films.

When: Until November 29
Time: Various times
Where: Online
Admission: Each show costs $15; buy a Fall Series Pass with access to all five shows for $50

Best Buy’s Tech Wonderland

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What:¬†Start your holiday season by driving through Best Buy’s Tech Wonderland. The experience begins in a Tunnel of Lights before passing Woodward’s Windows and Best Buy Memory Boxes. Stop by the Santa Car Photo Booth and distance-visit Santa Claus himself, before watching a Gaming Demo and enjoying a classic holiday TV show at the Holiday Drive-in Theatre. Tickets are available online.

When: Until November 29
Time:
 Various times
Where: PNE Grounds
Admission: $20 per car load; ticket proceeds will go to support Boys and Girls Clubs of South Coast BC.

Chutzpah! Festival

What: Running from November 21 to 28, the 2020 Chutzpah! Festival will see artists from around the world, including the UK, Israel, and the US, present their works to the people of Vancouver through a lens of Jewish experiences, stories, and values. This year’s lineup has now moved to online programming entirely.

When: Until November 28
Time: Various times
Where: Online
Admission: $18-$32 for live stream, $54 for in-person shows. Available online or by phone at 604-257-5145

YESxMentors

What: An event described as “speed mentoring” returns virtually this year. The event is an opportunity for participants to get quality face time¬†with some of Vancouver‚Äôs best & brightest in an intimate setting. As an attendee, you get to spend time with inspirational mentors, who will be answering your questions, sharing their insights, and letting you in on their own journeys to where they are today.¬†Attendees will also have the chance to participate in a virtual silent auction and to win door prizes.

When: Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Where: Online
Time: 6 pm to 9 pm Silent Auction starts Tuesday, November 24, 2020 and runs from noon to 10 pm.
Tickets: $35 with 100% proceeds going to Dress for Success Vancouver.

Got Craft? Holiday Pop-Up Virtual Market

What: With 70 makers and small shops from across Canada, the last, and largest, online market event of the year will feature a curated selection of goods including clothing and accessories, apothecary, home goods, greeting cards, jewelry, food, ceramics, art prints, and
more. Choose from flat rate shipping within Canada and to the US and free local
Vancouver curbside pick up.

When: Wednesday, November 25 to Sunday, December 6
Where: Online

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The Child in Season Two of The Mandalorian (Disney Plus/Lucasfilm)

What:¬†There‚Äôs nothing but time these days, so it‚Äôs a perfect time to catch up on your must-watch list. Binge away on¬† Netflix, Amazon Prime, and¬†Disney+¬†and don’t forget the popcorn.

When: Any day
Time: Any time
Where: Your phone, tablet, computer, or television
Cost: $10 to $12 or a free trial

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