September 30, 2012

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October

Photography Exhibit: Out of Bounds, Tales from the Backcountry

October 1 - 31, 2012

More than 20 backcountry photographers will battle for bragging rights as the winner of the “People's Choice” and the “Best in Show" awards. Photography will be judged by a panel of experts in the photography industry. All can come and view the photography in the Scotia Creek Gallery at Millennium Place.

Turkey Sale and Whistler Mountain Ski & Board Swap

October 5 - 8, 2012

This is the weekend to get ready for the upcoming winter season! Shop for top name brands in ski and snowboard equipment all under one roof, at huge pre-season savings at the legendary Turkey Sale. The sale kicks off at noon on Friday at the Blackcomb Daylodge and continues throughout the weekend. Be sure to check out the Whistler Mountain Ski and Snowboard Swap offering quality pre-owned equipment, plus a wide selection of clothing and accessories from local Whistler retailers all under the "big tent" at the base of Blackcomb Mountain. Together, the Turkey Sale and Whistler Mountain Ski and Snowboard Swap are an unbelievable one-stop shopping opportunity for getting fully outfitted for the winter.

Summer Artist Demonstrations at the Farmers Market

October 7, 2012

Mountain Galleries will be hosting live painting demonstrations at the Sunday Farmers Market outside the gallery from 10 AM to 4 PM. Featuring a different artist each week, demonstrations will include sculpture, painting, wood carving and jewelry design.

Whistler Farmer's Market

Until October 8, 2012

A feast for your senses, the Whistler Farmer’s Market features local produce, tasty food, local artisans, live entertainment and family activities along the beautiful Upper Village Stroll. Open Sundays between 11 AM and 4 PM.

Out of Bounds, Tales from the Backcountry Launch Party

October 11, 2012

Join the Whistler Arts Council at the launch party for "Out of Bounds, Tales from the Backcountry," a month-long photo contest and exhibit featuring entries from more than 20 emerging and professional backcountry photographers from British Columbia. The evening boasts a chance to view all the photographers' entries, great food, music and door prizes. Guests can cast their vote for the "People's Choice" award at the launch party or throughout the month of October with a chance to win a heli-skiing trip.

Fungus Among Us Mushroom Festival

October 12 - 13, 2012

The Whistler Naturalists present the annual "Fungus Among Us" Mushroom Festival. This two-day event includes presentations and guided walks by experts in this field, as well as a gourmet wild mushroom tasting on Saturday. For more details please click here.

November

Cornucopia, Whistler's Annual Celebration of Wine and Food

November 7 - 11, 2012

“Cornucopia” - an abundant, overflowing supply. True to its name, Cornucopia is the fall festival for the indulgent and the connoisseur. The festival celebrates local chefs and regional wines for every type of bon vivant. Offering a truly sensory experience, with winemaker dinners, interactive seminars, gala wine tastings and electric after parties, this high-end 4-day showcase fulfills its mission to put Whistler on the map as the must-experience food and wine party.

Bizarre Bazaar

November 23 - 24, 2012

Whistler's original artisan market has built a reputation of presenting unique, quality, hand-made art and crafts for Whistler residents and visitors looking for one-of-a-kind treasures. Featuring over 100 artisans from the Sea to Sky Corridor, Lower Mainland and beyond, the 24th annual holiday craft fair will feature a wide array of ceramics, clothing, fine art, wood, glass, metal, jewelry, leather, candles and aromatherapy products as well as Christmas decorations. Bizarre Bazaar is a vibrant community event that includes live music, a silent auction, dance and food.

Whistler Film Festival

November 28 to December 2, 2012

From November 28 to December 2, 2012, the Whistler Film Festival will celebrate its 12th edition as one of Canada's leading festivals, attracting more than 10,000 attendees and 500 industry insiders. Featuring innovative and original films from around the world and opportunities to connect with the people who made them, this year’s Festival will be filled with more premieres than ever before, star-studded guests and lively celebrations.

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Heading out on an RV Voyage soon? Here's a quick check-list of pre-trip planning details that should not be overlooked.