IBSF World Cup Bob Sled + Skeleton Racing

From front to back, Canada’s Chris Spring, Timothy Randall, Adam Rosenke and Ben Coakwell celebrate after racing to a third-place finish during the four-man bobsled World Cup event in Whistler, B.C., on Saturday November 24, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

BMW
IBSF WORLD CUP
BOB + SKELETON
November 25
10:00am Men’s Skeleton
2:00pm 4-Man Bobsleigh
Nov.24 – 25
WHISTLER SLIDING CENTRE
4910 Glacier Ln, Whistler, BC
Get your tickets at www.bobsleighcanadaskeleton.ca

Snowmobile Touring Whistler

Snowmobile Tours Are Open

With Canadian Wilderness Adventures

Here’s just ONE example of snowmobile tours available:

Callaghan Cruiser – 3 HOUR Whistler Snowmobile Tour
Journey through the pristine Callaghan Valley to the historic NorthAir Goldmine site for a fabulous introduction to the backcountry. Follow wide, winding trails to an open play area. Experience the perfect mix of easy riding and spectacular scenery ideal for first time snowmobilers and families!

If you have never ridden a snowmobile or an ATV before then this is a great tour for you! Suits beginners and families.

Departure: 9:30am & 1:00pm daily

Duration: 3 hours (round trip)

Cost: 9:30am – $159 single, $129 per person sharing | 1:00pm – $179 single, $139 per person sharing

Kids under 12 ride free (1 per paying adult)

(Driver Collision Coverage Charge $20 + 5% GST)

Canadian Wilderness Adventures

Whistler Has The Coldest Vodka Tasting Room In The World

Coldest Vodka Tasting Room In The World

Ketel One Ice Room Vodka Menu

The Bearfoot Bistro is home to the coldest vodka tasting room in the world. At -32C (-25F) the Ketel One Ice Room provides the optimal environment for drinking this complex spirit. We offer guests an unparalleled opportunity to sample a diverse selection of premium vodkas from across the globe, while learning how the grain, distillation and filtration processes combine to make each product unique.

Vodka Tasting Experience $48

A crazy selection of obviously ice cold vodkas!

360 vodka usa

42 below new zealand

absolut sweden

absolut elyx sweden

belvedere poland

belvedere – citron poland

belvedere – intense poland

belvedere – orange poland

belvedere 1x poland

blavod england

broken shed new zealand

ciroc – bluestone france

ciroc – red berry france

ciroc – coconut france

ciroc – peach france

deepcove bc

flyte canada

grey goose france

grey goose – pear france

grey goose – orange france

hanger one usa

iceberg canada

ketel one holland

ketel one – citrus holland

longtable bc

luksusowa poland

phrog bc

prairie usa

pristina canada

russian standard russia

russian standard – imperial russia

schramm pemberton bc

skyy usa

skyy – passion fruit usa

snow queen kazakhstan

sobieski poland

spirit bear canada

square one usa

stolichnaya russia

stolichnaya elite russia

tito’s usa

u’luvka poland

unruly bc

vincent van gogh holland

vincent van gogh – espresso holland

wyborowa poland

x4 canada

yukon winter yukon

zubrowka poland

Whistler Cornucopia 2017 | Nov. 9-19, 2017

Whistler Cornucopia

An eleven-day celebration of heavenly decadence, Whistler Cornucopia presented by BlueShore Financial is a merriment of food and drink that will make your senses sing and your taste buds soar. Contrary to what one might guess, Cornucopia is a pleasure fest that offers something tantalizing for everyone, not just typecast foodies

Just a FEW sampe events, more at http://whistlercornucopia.com

Cellar Door Grand Tasting
Friday November 10, 2017
8:00PM PDT

Cellar Door unlocks the gates to the world of luxury fine wines, uncorking top-shelf bottles of wine and champagne ($35 and up) to sip, savour and salivate over. Discover new wines and…
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Crush Grand Tasting: Early Entry
Crush Grand Tasting: Early Entry
Saturday November 11, 2017
7:45PM PDT

The Crush Early Entry ticket is a head start for a limited number of attendees to the Crush Gala Tasting. This is your chance to interact with dozens of wineries and sip and savor a fantastic…
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Crush Grand Tasting
Crush Grand Tasting
Saturday November 11, 2017
8:30PM PDT

The renowned flagship grand tasting event of Cornucopia: Crush creates a vibrant atmosphere for attendees to sip, savour and sample their way through the night and get to know new wines, creating new…

Whistler Writers Festival | Oct. 12 -15, 2017

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Whistler Writers festival

Thursday October 12th will feature Comedy Quickies, a night of bite-sized comedy that takes writers’ humorous humdingers to the stage. Cash and prizes will be awarded for Best Comedy Writing, and our audience will choose the Best Act.

On Friday night our Chefs’ Reception will feature Caren McSherry, cookbook author and owner of the Gourmet Warehouse, local chef, Leah Garrad-Cole, author of It all Begins with Food, and Ben Greenberg, of Night Owl Brewing. There will be samples of appetizers and beer to try and you’ll be able to meet these authors and hear them discuss their featured recipes and books. The Literary Cabaret will follow the Reception. Hosted by local scribe and musician Stephen Vogler, the night combines readings from some of Canada’s best-loved authors, accompanied by live music. This year’s cabaret features David Chariandy, Leanne Dunic, Terry Fallis, Steven Heighton, Helen Humphreys, Grant Lawrence, Suzette Mayr, Sandra Ridley, Mark Leiren-Young, and Terry Watada. The winners of the Whistler Independent Book Awards will be announced just before the Literary Cabaret.

Our popular Saturday reading events are back, each featuring authors of different genres: Poetry, Non-Fiction and Fiction. In addition, we’ve added two literary salons this year for book clubs and will encourage you to read our feature authors’ books because the authors will be attending the salons. Our first salon on Friday October 13th will feature Frances Itani’s book, That’s My Baby. Our Saturday book salon will feature the Globe and Mail’s Doug Saunders and his book, Maximum Canada: Why 35 Million Canadians Aren’t Enough. Our Saturday Crime Writers Lunch reading, moderated by our very own Feet Banks, will host authors John MacLachlan Gray, Sheena Kamal, Michael Redhill, Alisa Smith and Jenny D. Williams.

On Saturday night, a special main stage event will see CBC’s Grant Lawrence in conversation with the Globe and Mail’s Doug Saunders, Leslie Anthony, Claudia Casper and Gurjinder Basran. Doug Saunders will join us again on Sunday, October 15th to host our Sunday brunch and discussion with award winning authors Barbara Gowdy, Monia Mazigh, Frances Itani, Michael Harris and Lee Maracle. For the early risers and those who like a rousing walk in the morning, Grant will host a walk and reading with Terry Fallis, Shelley O’Callaghan, and Mark Leiren-Young.

Friday features a full day of publishing sessions. Join us for a workshop about publishing alternatives. This will be followed by a discussion with publishers about the industry’s challenges. The afternoon will offer an opportunity to sit down one-on-one with a publisher to hone your pitching skills. Eight publishers will participate in this event and together they represent all genres.

Whistler Writers Festival Schedule:

Festival Schedule 2017

Thursday, October 12
Time Event Venue

Noon – 1:30 p.m.

WORKSHOP 1: Tales from the Trenches Lunch
Summit Lodge | $50 including Lunch

2 – 4p.m.

WORKSHOP 2: Out of the Attic: Engaging Your Audience

Summit Lodge | $32

6 – 7:30 p.m.

READING EVENT 1: Canada’s Best Independent Authors of 2017

Whistler Public Library | FREE

8 – 10 p.m.

READING EVENT 2: Comedy Quickies

Maury Young Arts Centre | $22

Friday, October 13
Time Event Venue
9 – 11 a.m. WORKSHOP 3: Publishing Alternatives (Caitlin Press and Vivalogue Publishing) Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $32
11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. WORKSHOP 4: Panel Discussion: Publishers Roundtable Discussion Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $22
1:15 – 4:30 p.m. (with 20 min break) WORKSHOP 5: Speed Dating: Pitch your Book/Idea to Publishers and Editors Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $50 | Sponsored by: Marquis Book Printing
4 – 5:30 p.m.

READING EVENT 3: The Booklovers’ Workshop & Literary Salon I
Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $20
4 – 5:30 p.m.

WORKSHOP 6: 50 Is the New Writer With Lenore Rowntree
Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $32
6:15 – 7:30 p.m.

READING EVENT 4: Tasting the Divine: Cooks With Books
Audain Art Museum | $22 | Sponsored by: Night Owl Brewing
8 p.m.

READING EVENT 5: Literary Cabaret
Maury Young Arts Centre | $22 | Sponsored by: Vivalogue

Saturday, October 14
date/time event venue
8:30 – 10:30 a.m.

WORKSHOP 7: Awakening Your Inner Teen
Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $32 | Sponsored by: Vision Pacific
8:30 – 10:30 a.m.

WORKSHOP 8: Memoirabilia
Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $32
10 – 11:30 a.m.

READING EVENT 6: Writers of Fiction
Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $15
11 a.m. 12:15 p.m.

READING EVENT 7: The Places Children’s and YA Literature Dares to Go
Whistler Public Library | FREE
11 a.m. – 1p.m. WORKSHOP 9: Engaging People with Place through Biography Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $32 | Sponsored by: BDO
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

WORKSHOP 10: Songwriting
Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $32
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

READING EVENT 8: Speaking Our Silence – The Poetry of Courage
Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $15
1 – 2:15 p.m.

READING EVENT 9: Crime Writers Lunch
Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $32 includes lunch | Sponsored by: Stonebridge of Whistler
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.

WORKSHOP 11: Writing as Re-enaction: Prose that Engages the Senses
Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $32
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.

WORKSHOP 12: So, You Want to be a Screenwriter?
Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $32 | Sponsored by: Rogers Group Financial
2:30 – 4 p.m.

WORKSHOP 13: Writing Workshop for Young Writers (must be under 19 to attend)
Whistler Public Library | FREE
3 – 4:30 p.m.

READING EVENT 10: Writers of Non-Fiction
Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $15
4 – 5 p.m.

READING EVENT 11: Book Launch – The Kawai Scrolls
Whistler Public Library | FREE
4:30 – 6 p.m.

READING EVENT 12: The Book lovers’ Workshop & Literary Salon II
Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $20
8 p.m.

READING EVENT 13: When Reality Looks Like Fiction, How do you Write Your Way to the Truth?
Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $22 includes a glass of wine | Sponsored by: Pasta Lupino and Burnt Stew Computer Solutions

Sunday, October 15
date/time event venue
9 – 10 a.m.

READING EVENT 14: A Walk to Lost Lake and Back
Fairmont Chateau Whistler | Admission by donation, includes hot chocolate
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

READING EVENT 15: Doug Saunders in Conversation
Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $40 includes brunch

4 days of listening to dynamic speaker panels, meeting renowned authors, attending workshops and more. You will have the opportunity to attend workshops on publishing, comedy, and word craft. Then, gather together for a few evenings of music and great conversation with other readers, writers, and bookworms.

2017 Whistler Writers festival tickets here: https://whistlerwritersfest.ticketleap.com/

Whistler Ski Swap Sale

Trueky sale has great dealds on NEW ski equipment, the ski swap has great deals on USED ski equipment

Same Weekend, same area

2017 The Swap (Sale with Awesome Prices)

Friday, October 6 5:00pm – 9:00pm
Saturday, October 7 9:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday, October 8 9:00am – Noon

Base of Blackcomb Mountain – Under the Tent Don’t miss out on this annual winner! The Whistler Mountain Ski and Snowboard Swap is held in conjunction with Whistler Blackcomb’s Turkey Sale through the Canadian Thanksgiving Weekend. This perennial landmark event represents incredible value in on-hill related clothing and equipment.

The SWAP (the “Sale With Awesome Prices”) has a proven reputation for quality pre-owned equipment for both kids and adults that simply cannot be found in other similar events in the region. Combine that with a wide assortment of clothing and accessories from several local Whistler retailers plus equipment, clothing and accessories from Whistler Blackcomb’s chain of retail outlets – and you have an unbelievable one-stop shopping opportunity for getting fully and economically outfitted for the winter season.

Looking to sell your equipment? Bring us your used skis, snowboards and boots and let us sell them for you. It’s that easy!

Whistler Turkey Sale

Annual Turkey Sale | Oct. 6 – 9, 2017

Get ready for the ski season with great deals at the Whistler Blackcomb Annual Turkey Sale.

Don’t miss Whistler Blackcomb’s legendary Turkey Sale from October 6-9, 2017. Save up to 50% off your favourite brands with new inventory stocked daily.

The Legendary Turkey Sale, where you can shop for the top name brands in ski and snowboard equipment under one roof, at huge pre season savings!

If you do one thing to get ready for the upcoming season, make sure you stop into the Turkey Sale!

2017 – Blackcomb Daylodge at the Base of Blackcomb Mountain
Friday – Locals / Pass Holders / EDGE Cardholders

October 6 Noon – 9:00pm
Saturday October 7 9:00am – 6:00pm
Sunday October 8 9:00am – 6:00pm
Monday October 9 10:00am – 5:00pm

The deals and activities don’t stop there. Local retailers, accommodation and restaurants are all sharing in the Thanksgiving spirit. The Turkey Sale, and all of the Thanksgiving activities that go along with it, starts at high noon Friday October 6, with a sale for locals and lasts through the weekend.

Don’t forget to pick up your Seasons Pass or EDGE Card while checking out the sale!

More info here:
https://www.whistlerblackcomb.com/events-and-activities/events/2017/10/whistler-blackcomb-turkey-sale

Whistler Farmers Market

Whistler Farmers Market

When: Sundays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Continues through Oct. 8

Find fresh local produce from the Sea to Sky Corridor, food, local art, refreshing beverages and live entertainment A great family day out with the Upper Village shops, restaurants, patios and Blackcomb Adventure Zone to explore.

Upper Village

From the website at Whistler Farmer’s Market

Located at the base of Blackcomb Mountain in Whistler, British Columbia

The Whistler Farmers Market is a registered non profit society dedicated to the promotion of regionally produced foods, crafts and services. We adhere to the made, baked or grown policy of the B.C. Association of Farmers Markets. From humble beginnings of one farm and a couple of crafters in the summer of 1994, the market now hosts an average of 90 vendors showcasing fresh fruit, produce, artisan crafts and food products.

Located at the base of Blackcomb Mountain, the Whistler Farmers Market welcomes residents and resort guests alike as they interact in the festive atmosphere accented by assorted entertainers.