Look forward to spending a fun-filled Christmas in Cowichan

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Look Forward to Spending an Enchanting Holiday At Cowichan Valley Near Duncan, BC

It’s that special time of the year again where we all get to pause and drop everything else to spend the holidays with family and friends. If you are looking forward to spending an extra special and fun-filled Christmas with your loved ones, how about planning a holiday trip? It’s a vacation the whole family will definitely look forward to.

When it comes to an exciting and unique holiday experience, you don’t have to look too far and wide. During the Yuletide season, Cowichan Valley near Duncan on Vancouver Island, comes to life with a full array of exciting events all designed to ensure a memorable and magical Christmas, especially for kids. To give you an idea of what’s in store, here is the list of all great events lined up all throughout December:

The Christmas Express at The BC Forest Discovery Centre

If you are traveling with kids in tow, don’t forget to drop by at The BC Forest Discovery Centre. Watch your child’s face light up while enjoying a magical ride on a 1910 steam locomotive around the beautifully decorated forest. The Christmas Express will  bring laughter and fun, a truly unique experience kids will definitely love.

Amid the twinkling lights, kids also get to visit Santa Claus, dance along with the live music as well as have fun creating Christmas tree crafts at the schoolhouse. There are also model trains on display and train station treats and hot chocolate to cap off a day of enchantment.

Details: December 16 to 23, 2011 (Friday to Friday)

The train leaves every 20 minutes from 4:30 to 8:30

Drift: A Winter Artisan Market

If you are especially fond of unique and intricately handcrafted products, the Artisan Market is a perfect destination where you can find a full selection of stunning and beautiful collection of decorative pieces. Whether you are looking forward to adding some for your own personal collection or shopping for holiday gifts, enjoy a day of scrutinizing and feasting your eyes on wonderful art pieces. This is a one-day affair at a private event in Cowichan Bay you don’t want to miss.

Details: 2070 Cowichan Bay Rd. on Saturday, December 17th, 2011

11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Ayurvedic Cooking Class~ Holiday Dinner

If you are constantly tantalized by the rich and decadent taste of the East, then delight in sampling the sumptuous vegetarian holiday feast and at the same time learn the basics of Ayurvedic cooking. With specially designed menu perfect for the holiday season, discover how you can create mouth-watering dishes that are both healthy and delightful to the senses. It’s a great learning exercise for people of all ages who share the love and passion for cooking.

Details: December 18th, 2011 (Sunday,)

10:00 AM to 1:30 PM

Tickets are priced at $ 75 with a full meal included

For reservations, call 250 597 3973 or visit www.anandaayurveda.wordpress.com.

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Publisher of Amazing Vancouver Island. Doug grew up in Kamloops and Vancouver. He is also the President of KIAI Angency, an Internet Marketing and Branding agency in Vancouver. He is an avid photographer and you can see his many pix of Vancouver Island on Flickr.

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