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A Singing Pass to free concerts

TAG: Cultural Fix, Freebies & Fun Posted by: Jeff Maskell

With the Grand Opening of Whistler Olympic Plaza, the best new outdoor concert venue in BC, Whistler's Summer of Sound hits PLAY. Free concerts, every weekend in August, boost the case made by conductor and bandleader Jeff Maskell that music-lovers have a pretty good gig in Whistler. Now everyone has a Singing Pass.

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The Edible Garden Tour

TAG: Cultural Fix, Freebies & Fun, Must Dos Posted by: ADmin

Whistler isn’t just a worldclass resort, it’s also habitat. Foragers know the secret stashes of blueberries, huckleberries, salmonberries and mushrooms, but even without having done an apprenticeship in wild-crafting, visitors can get a sense of the satisfaction that comes from eating fresh food close to its source, as local chefs increasingly shorten the distance between fork and field, unwinding in their own market gardens. Here, we take you on an edible tour of Whistler and it's top-notch tasty herb gardens.

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Fresh films screen at Open Air Movie Nights

TAG: Cultural Fix, Family Time, Festivals & Events, Freebies & Fun, Must Dos Posted by: Mary-Ann Graebling

Fresh air and films make for a magic combination, as any drive-in aficionado knows. In Whistler, the open air movie night tradition of Lunafliks are a bike-in or walk-in event, unfolding on the grass by Lost Lake, every other Wednesday in July & August. If you've ever wondered what a hipster refugee camp looks like, then saunter on by. BYO inflatable mattress and mohair throw. Films begin at sundown.

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Slow Cycles and Cruiser Adventures

TAG: Amped-Up Adventure, Cultural Fix, Family Time, Festivals & Events, Freebies & Fun, Must Dos Posted by: Dee Raffo

Whistler might have achieved renown as a Mecca of gravity-fuelled mountain biking with the Whistler Mountain Bike Park and the resort's sizable trail network, but it’s not all full-face helmets and gladiator-style body armor around here. From Canada Day to Slow Food Cycle Sunday, bike season cranks up into full gear. Here, we’ve rounded up a host of free summer Slow Cycles and Cruiser Adventures so that huck or cruise, whichever way you roll, the power of the pedal is with you.

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