Date Night in Vancouver: Win Tickets to Bard on the Beach (Twelfth Night)!

This post was written by Lee-Anne Ekland of Modern Mama Vancouver. She’s a huge fan of free stuff and wants you to share the wealth with this fantastic giveaway!

Giveaway ~ Bard on the Beach

There are so many options for date nights in Vancouver that it is sometimes difficult to choose. And with a foggy mom brain to contend with well, that’s why you’re here, isn’t it? Modern Mama understands. One of the ways to enjoy the summer in Vancouver is to take advantage of the weather every chance we get. And while we’ve seen rain come and go now for a couple of days now I am hopeful. Hopeful that fall doesn’t come too soon and hopeful that we get a nice long stretch of warm weather before the damp settles in. photoblimp_6579One way you can make sure to soak in every last bit of summer weather is by taking in a show. And while sitting in a dark movie theatre is not my idea of a great way to spend a summer evening, escape from foggy mom brain is. How about taking in a show in a beautiful outdoor setting, perhaps ordering in a picnic to be ready when you arrive and sipping wine while you absorb a fine bit of theatre. Of course I’m talking about Bard on the Beach.

Win Tickets to Bard on the Beach

Bard on the Beach never disappoints. I went to see a performance with my sweetie the other week and was so impressed that I want to share the experience with you. That’s why Modern Mama has partnered up with Bard on the Beach to offer a fantastic opportunity to take in a performance of Twelfth Night.

Tips to Make your Bard on the Beach Experience Great

1.Order a picnic dinner 48 hours in advance and then pick it up in the Bard Village starting one hour prior to showtime. Choices include a freshly-made turkey, brie and pesto sandwich with fresh salads and a chocolate chip cookie OR Greek chicken and feta roulade with roasted vegetables, pickled asparagus and cardamon hand pie OR Szechuan wild BC sockeye salmon with soba noodles, sesame ginger marinated vegetable salad. Vegetarian options are also available.

2. Dress casually and bring a sweater or jacket as the temperature drops after sunset.Twelfth Night_Craig Erickson Jonathon Young_Photo by David Blue_0

3. Wear comfortable shoes. The grounds are often damp and stilletto heels just won’t do.

4. Order your intermission drinks ahead of time, that way you don’t need to stand in line and can enjoy the night view of the city.

5. Make sure to take advantage of the pre-show talk that provides insight into the plot line. 

To thine own self be true, mama. When you’re wondering what to do for a date night in Vancouver that is elegant and fun, to the Bard you must go. This year’s productions include HamletMeasure for MeasureElizabeth Rex and Twelfth Night.Performances run until September 12, 2013 and are approximately three hours. To buy tickets call 604-739-0559 or go online.

Twelfth Night_Todd Thomson Rachel Cairns_Photo by David Blue

To win tickets, enter below! Good luck, and may the Bard be with you.

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      It truly is an experience…I went a couple of times a few years ago and there is nothing quite like watching Shakespeare with the ocean in the background. Since kids I haven’t managed to get out there a single time, but I sure would love to win these tickets!

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      Awwww….Brian you are such a sweetheart! Jessica is definitely a special woman, and she is lucky to have you! – Angela

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    I met my husband after the last time I went to see Bard on the Beach but that was 10 years ago!! Would love to go again

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    It would be nice to enjoy some Shakespeare with my hubby for a relaxing evening after our baby has joined the family.

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    I’ve never been to Bard on the Beach… I don’t really mind what I see, I just want a date night with my hubby!!

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    I am expecting my first little one this late Fall, and I would love a date night with my hubby before I get too big and even more tired than I already am with daily swelling in my hands and feet. Thanks for the chance for an awesome experience. Twitter fan@plumerea

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