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Our Holiday Auction is back for 2016 and we've got even more great items than ever!
Check out our featured items below, and be sure to visit our auction site to see the full range of gifts, festivals, getaways and more!

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VFMF VIP
 Celebrate our 40th anniversary with two VIP backstage access weekend passes - includes all meals plus drink tickets, 2 t-shirts, 2 programs and 2 chairs - July 14-16, 2017.
Value: Priceless

Canada Soccer
 Canada's Women's National Soccer Team will play at home in a Bronze Medal Celebration Match when they take on Mexico in Vancouver on February 4th, 2017 at BC Place. Two club passes. 
Value: $180
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Big Rock Urban
 Go behind the scenes and learn how your favourite brews are made, with a brewery tour and tasting at for you and 3 of your friends. Cap off the night with a delicious dinner at the BRU Restaurant. 
Value: $120

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Les Ballets Trockadero 
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+ Fanny Bay Oyster Bar
The Boys are Back in Town! After a sold-out run in 2015, the world's foremost all-male drag ballet company is back by popular demand. Bites at Fanny Bay Oyster Bar are the perfect pairing!  
Value: $170
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Maiwa Handprints
Indulge in this beautiful bedding set from Maiwa Handprints. 
Maiwa works directly with village artisans to ensure that traditional techniques and processes remain alive for future generations. Queen bedding set; duvet, sheet, pillow cases and throw pillow.
Value: $300
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The Sutton Place Revelstoke Mountain Resort
2 Nights "Ski & Stay" accommodation (includes 2 lift tickets per night) for 2 in a luxurious one-bedroom Signature Suite at The Sutton Place Hotel at Revelstoke Mountain Resort. A majestic outdoor playground and the perfect getaway!
Value: $800

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Original Painting by Lurk
Russ Morland, better known as Lurk, takes you on an adventure of the lighthearted nonsensical work that lives inside his head (and really inside all of our heads). 4' x 3' 
Value: $1500

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John Fluevog Shoes
John Fluevog's humble beginnings started at this Gastown location. Now he's built an empire, known for unique, quality footwear. A must-have for every stylish Vancouverite. Value: $300 
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Aphrodite's Organic Cafe
       and Pie Shop
Organic Three-Course Chef's Dinner for two in a laid-back atmosphere with organic, farm-to-table eats and desserts.  And after dinner take home one of their famous organic fruit pies!  Value: $110

UPCOMING CONCERTS

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"calypso, roots reggae, and acoustic instrumentation meet innovative production techniques, social commentary and indie rock attitude"

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Australian roots-rock troubadour brings his own 'personal brand' back to Vancouver.

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with special guest TBA
"boisterous and enthusiastic explosion of folky strings and vocal harmonies"

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“Stark, impeccably written songs … elegantly understated …”

"deeply personal and incredibly accessible work that draws you into a world full of love, loss, sadness and flights of happiness”

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Thank you, Vancouver, for voting us "Best Local Music Festival" for the 5th year in a row! We are thrilled and honored to be your #1 music fest pick for the 21st annual Georgia Straight "Best of Vancouver 2016" poll. The VFMF heads into year #40 supported by an amazing community of folks. To everyone who participated, volunteered, performed, attended - and voted for - the VFMF, you are "The Best."

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