So, it’s winter in Whistler but you don’t ski. You don’t want to say this out loud, but your interests don’t have anything to do with snow. Hmm. What to do? Here are some ideas for you:
Private Acrylic Painting Lesson – home studio of Sue Oakey. 3 hours $120. You will leave with a completed painting. Or, better to let it dry and we’ll get it to you later.
Stone Carving – John Fathom studio in the Hilton Hotel. http://www.fathomstone.com/www.fathomstone.com/Art_Classes.html
Audain Art Museum – just opened this spring $18. http://audainartmuseum.com
Swimming pool, rink and gym at Meadow Park Sports center – https://www.whistler.ca/culture-recreation
Artisan Market – Made in Whistler –Saturdays 12-6pm. An eclectic mix of jewellery, pottery, fine art, unique fashion, baked goods, artisan foods; there’s plenty of fabulous finds to keep your inner artisan satisfied.
Squamish-Lit-Wat Cultural Centre – $18. http://slcc.ca/
Whistler Public Library is a nice place to hang out, read a magazine, use a computer. http://www.whistlerlibrary.ca
And beside that, the Whistler Museum http://www.whistlermuseum.org/
The Scandinave Spa – http://www.scandinave.com/en/whistler/. $60 plus $12 robe rental. They also have registered massage therapists.
Private Cooking Class – http://www.whistlercookingschool.com/
Lunch on the Mountain – You can meet up with your gang at Christine’s on Blackcomb http://www.whistlerblackcomb.com/events-and-activities/the-village/restaurants/christines-restaurant.aspx
Nutritionist Talks – Nesters grocery store has free nutritionist talks Thursdays at 10am.
Buy a book – Armchair books is located in the village square.
Fairmont Chateau Whistler – You could easily spend all day at the castle. The spa gives you access to the health club and pool. A cozy lounge, shops (check out Open Country) and galleries. http://www.fairmont.com/whistler/
Artist Workshops – Check online for any drop-in art classes and a calendar of events. www.artswhistler.com
Kids – To see what there is to do for kids, Janet’s website has it all: www.whistler4kids.com