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What: SYMPHONY ? GRAND ? OPENING BC’s Minister of State for ActNow BC Gordon Hogg and WB COO Dave Brownlie will make it official on Saturday as the Symphony Express high speed quad opens for the first time. Join in the fanfare and get a cup of complimentary hot chocolate before taking your first ride up Symphony.

When: Saturday December 16, 11 a.m.

Where: Whistler Mountain

What: MOUNTAINEERS’ SOIREE British mountaineer, adventurer and photographer Ian Parnell brings his collection of stories and photos to the 8th annual Mountaineers’ Soiree. The silent auction begins at 7 p.m. with Parnell’s presentation to follow at 8 p.m. Tickets are $12 at the door or $10 in advance at Escape Route.

When: Saturday December 16, 7 p.m.

Where: Myrtle Philip School

What: Artisan market About 20 local artisans participate in the ‘Days Before Christmas’ annual event, featuring sculpture, glass, jewellery, photography and other gifts as well as glassblowing demos and other art creations. Call 604-932-5125 for info.

When: Saturday December 16, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

When: Sunday December 17, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: 1005 Alpha Lake Road, unit #16, in Function

What: WHISTLER SINGERS CHRISTMAS CONCERTs The Whistler Singers will feature seasonal choir music and sing-a-long carols at their Christmas concert. The evening will also feature Chicks with ? Picks and fiddler Maddie Reid. Tickets are $10/adult, $5/child, $25/family and are available from choir members or at the door.

When: Sunday December 17, 7 p.m.

Where: Our Lady of the Mountains, Whistler

What: LUNA - DODGEBALL This popular night runs every other week. Bring your friends, sports clothing and non-marking gym sneakers and get ready to dodge! No experience necessary. Equipment provided. Tickets are $5/$3. Catch the #43 bus.

When: Monday December 18, 8-10 p.m.

Where: Whistler Secondary School

What: Teen TRYOUTS Calling all teen actors, singers, rappers, dancers, pig callers, performers etc. Try out for the talent show on New Years Eve at the Conference Centre. For an appointment call Carmen Traub at 604-905-0932 ext. 1

When: Wed. & Thurs. Dec. 20 & 21, 3:20 p.m.

Where: Whistler Secondary School

What: ROMANZA They aim to make classical music more accessible! Romanza is Frédérik Robert, Philip Grant and Ken Lavigne and their repertoire includess opera arias, musical theatre, popera, love ballads and Canadian folk tunes. Tickets are $22/$19. Call 604-935-8410.

When: Thursday December 21, 8 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place

What: LUNA - CHRISTMAS DINNER Have a traditional Christmas turkey dinner with all the fixings. Tickets are $5/$3. Catch the #3 bus.

When: Friday December 22, 7 p.m.

Where: Spruce Grove Field House