Holiday shopping and family-friendly events are set to continue today at the weekend's free Wesbrook Village Winter Event and Etsy Vancouver Market, out by UBC.
Photos with santa happen from noon to 2 p.m., while a holiday scavenger hunt goes from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. There's also a holiday, winter-wonderland balloon display that runs till December 8.
At the Etsy market, which runs today from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Wesbrook Community Centre, look for the following highlights:
DIY MANDALA STONES: Kits with dotting tools allow people of all ages to turn smooth stones into multicoloured pieces of art.
NURTURING NAOMI: Custom string-art pieces bring everything from inspiring words to maps to unicorns and lamas to gorgeous, handmade life.
DRINK WICKS: Upcycled gin bottles, vodka bottles, and more, given new life as soy-wax candles.
LISA WINE STUDIOS: Vintage-inspired decor pieces that look straight out of Victorian England, from ornaments made from antique clock pieces and apothecary bottles to filigree pendants.