Westshore Blog

Stop and Smell the Rosé

Everything is coming up roses at Westshore Town Centre!


Rosé all day (or at least all evening) with us on Wednesday, May 5 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM from the comfort of your own home and experience a bouquet of online workshops on food and drink, beauty, DIY and more.  Registration is complimentary via EventBrite.

Workshop Schedule (subject to change):

  • 7:00 PM Let’s Talk Rosé:  Yes let’s! And let’s do it while we create a custom rosé cocktail (perfect for the upcoming patio weather) courtesy of Twist of Fate Craft Cocktails, starring your fave sparkling rosé from Signature BC Liquor.
  • 7:30 PM A Rose by Any Other Name:  Robert from @thesimmeringpot will lead this tutorial on how to bake delish apple roses with ingredients from Fairway Market.
  • 8:00 PM Say Rosé!  Professional photographer Mary Jane Howland will share her top tips for snapping Insta-worthy cell phone pics of your littles… or the fur-babies in your life, brought to you by our friends at Urban Art.
  • 8:15 PM Everything’s Coming Up Roses:  Make-up artist Erica Harris will share how to choose the perfect shade of rosé for our lips, while showcasing all her fave brands from the Beauty Boutique at Shopper’s Drug Mart.
  • 8:30 PM DIY Rosy Upgrade:  From basic to blooming amazing!  Lindsey from @thewestnest_ will take a simple picture frame from Dollarama, a little glue and some creativity and voila – you’ll have a rosy piece to brighten your home for the season!
  • 8:50 PM Relax and Renew:  Sip soothing rose tea and join our representative from Atmosphere / Sport Chek in a short routine of stretches and exercises designed to help you relax and prepare for a restful sleep.

Bunches of Prizes:  Guests who attend the event will be entered into draws to win various giveaways throughout the evening!

Play Along! – Rose & Rosé is all about having fun, connecting with friends, and playing along… if you feel like it.  If you’d like to mix cocktails, bake apple roses, give a rosy upgrade to a Dollarama picture frame and more, we’ve put together a little shopping and materials list for you here.


You’re a Work of Art:  SOLD OUT The first 50 guests to register will receive a complimentary digital art portrait – using a photo you provide! – from renowned digital artist Niki Saint.  Blossoming soon:  all portraits will be used to create a future art installation at Westshore Town Centre!

Petal Pack:  SOLD OUT Rose & Rosé is a free event to attend, however if you’d like to participate in the make and bake components of the event, a limited amount of Petal Packs will be available for purchase for $20, with proceeds to the Goldstream Food Bank.  Pick up at Westshore Town Centre admin office only.  Your Petal Pack comes in a beautiful rose tote from La Vie en Rose and contains the following items:

  • A custom Rose & Rosé stemless wine glass
  • One bottle of Fentiman’s rose lemonade from Fairway Market
  • Three 3.5″ diameter ramekins from Dollarama for baking apple roses
  • A selection of 2-3 rosé lip shades from the Beauty Boutique at Shopper’s Drug Mart
  • A rose wash / travel bag from La Vie en Rose
  • “Wild Roses of Metchosin” hand-made soap and bath bomb from Metchosin Soap Works
  • An 8″ X 10″ picture frame from Dollarama and faux floral for the DIY component
  • A package of Four O’Clock Peaceful Dreams tea from Fairway Market to enjoy as we wind down the evening


Register today by clicking here!