Vancouver Celebrities: November 2011





November 1 A Taste of Napa

Spotlight on the Napa Valley benefits the kids’ atelier Arts Umbrella. Twenty vintners and wine-auction packages beckon. Fairmont Pacific Rim, 604-681-5268.

November 3 Scene

Breakfast Television host Dawn Chubai hosts a tiki-themed fundraiser for the Pacific Cinémathèque arthouse theatre. Mai Tais, Nuba food, and silent auction (including Liam Neeson’s working script for The Grey). Waldorf Hotel, 604-688-8202. 

November 4 Toast to the Coast

Eleven restaurants (including standouts like Nu Aegean Cusina and Tableau Bar Bistro) plus 16 top-flight B.C. wineries stir up a night of raffles and auctions amid the tanks of host/beneficiary, the Vancouver Aquarium. 604-659-3474. 

November 26 Art for Life

Ninety artworks auctioned; all proceeds to Friends for Life. The night includes a drag show and a concert by Bif Naked. Rocky Mountaineer Station, 604-682-5992.