November 5 2019
New In The Neighbourhood: November 2019
Written by Gastown Admin
Gastown is forever changing; such is the nature of consistency. Reliable? Of course. A discovery? Always.
Here’s a rundown of the current happenings in Gastown and what’s coming to the neighbourhood.
The summer was a blast with all the fun and unexpected happenings of our three #GastownThursdayNights.
Now the holiday season dances on the horizon, ready to inhabit the neighbourhood with a whole lot of sparkling good cheer.
Gastown Not-So-Silent Nights December 12+13, 19+20 5-8pm
#KissMeInGastown Mistletoe Scavenger Hunt – Walk the streets in search of ten mistletoe stations, expect some fun contests, and be sure to visit what will the biggest mistletoe in the city, sprinkled with a snow machine during each of the four Gastown Not-So-Silent Nights.
Symbols Speak: David Neel Book Launch + Solo Exhibition 2019
At Coastal Peoples Gallery
With the release of David Neel’s new memoir, The Way Home (UBC Press), Coastal Peoples Gallery is pleased to present Symbols Speak, an exhibition of the artist’s multimedia works in conjunction with his book launch on Saturday, November 16th through to December 28th, 2019.
The artworks featured in Symbols Speak are designed from precious metals, cedar wood and graphics on paper and canvas, some of which are highlighted in David’s book The Way Home.
A special highlight in this exhibition will be David’s mask of his grandmother Ellen Neel created in 1990, which will be loaned to the gallery for display from Camosun College’s permanent collection, and depicted in his new book.
It’s Black x Friday in Gastown this November 29th. Get to the neighbourhood for all the shopping action with lots of hot deals and discounts.
Gastowner: Colin Ross from Tuc Craft Kitchen
He transformed a hollow shell of concrete and steel into a vintage inspired kitchen offering craft beer, homemade food, and good times with friends.
Read More…Get Struttin’ for the Holidays at The OK Boot Corral
The gang over at the OK Boot Corral are having a holiday party and they want you to join them. This November 21 + 22 at 4pm and on the 23rd at 2pm, join singer/songwriter Delaney Rose as she strums the soundtrack for an early appearance by Santa.
Find the perfect present for friends and family with special in-store only deals during event days. Pop a balloon to receive discounts up to 30% off. Refreshments will be served and neighbouring Gastown businesses will be participating.