Metro Vancouver events on December 9, 2018

December 9, 2018

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Christmas at Canada Place

Capture the spirit of the season with Christmas at Canada Place presented by the Port of Vancouver. Experience the nostalgic tradition of the Woodward’s Windows, Canada’s North light display, the Sails of Light, and the festive Avenue of Trees

Vancouver | Canada Place | 8:00 am to 11:00 pm | Family | Free

Pancake Breakfast with Santa by Krause Berry Farms & Estate Winery

Join us for our Annual Pancake Breakfast with Santa - A Fundraising Event for Breast Cancer Research in Memory of Liz Krause

Langley | Krause Berry Farms & Estate Winery | 9:30 am to 11:30 am | Family

Holiday Slides!

Come join trombonists of the VSO, Vancouver Opera, UBC faculty, area freelance artists, teachers, (and then some), for the inaugural Holiday Slides!

Vancouver | Vancouver Public Library | 9:30 am to 1:00 pm | Performing Arts | Free

Winter Gift Gallery

Meet the artists and enjoy homemade holiday baking We have assembled a wonderful group of artists to help inspire your holiday shopping.

North Vancouver | Seymour Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Maan Farms Christmas Market

The Annual Christmas Market is back with Three! That's right Three Weekends of fun this year!!

Abbotsford | Maan Farms Country Experience & Estate Winery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Market

Got Craft? Holiday Edition

Vancouver’s largest indie craft fair returns to East Vancouver with 80 local artists, makers, and small shops!

Vancouver | Maritime Labour Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Fair

Stained Glass Fox Workshop

In this workshop attendees will learn how to make a simple sun catcher using the copper foil method. Students will learn how to cut glass, use a glass grinder, and learn how to solder

North Vancouver | Maplewood House | 10:30 am to 4:00 pm | Workshop

2018 Weirdos Holiday Market

The Weirdos Holiday Market unites Vancouver’s most outlandish local artists and vendors to showcase an eclectic array of all things unusual, unique, and out of this world

Vancouver | The Hall | 11:00 am to 6:00 pm | Market

A Charlie Brown Holiday Double Bill by Carousel Theatre for Young People

You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown and A Charlie Brown Christmas on stage together in a double bill Recommended for Ages 3 yrs and older. Great for the whole family!

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 11:00 am to 12:45 am | Kids

Holiday Pizza Making Parties

Tis the season to celebrate with friends, family & coworkers. We have two great holiday menu options

Vancouver | Rocky Mountain Flatbread | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Food / Wine

Vancouver Christmas Market

A beloved holiday tradition for locals and visitors alike, the Vancouver Christmas Market returns to its expansive seaside home at Jack Poole Plaza (home of the Olympic Cauldron)

Vancouver | Vancouver Christmas Market | 11:30 am to 9:30 pm | Family

Annual Anonymous Art Show

The North Vancouver Community Arts Council & CityScape Community Art Space are very excited to announce the 14th Annual Anonymous Art Show

North Vancouver | CityScape Community Art Space | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Kameelah Janan Rasheed

The Contemporary Art Gallery presents the first solo exhibition in Canada by Brooklyn-based interdisciplinary artist, writer and educator Kameelah Janan Rasheed

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Royal City Youth Ballet: The Nutcracker

Experience the magic of The Nutcracker this holiday season with RCYB’s full length ballet, featuring a cast of 100+ dedicated and enthusiastic dancers, under the artistic direction of Dolores Kirkwood, OBC

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Dance

Ballet BC presents Royal Winnipeg Ballet: Nutcracker

Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet captures the imagination with this uniquely Canadian retelling of the beloved holiday classic, Nutcracker

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm | Dance

2018 Heritage Christmas

Join us for some old-fashioned fun and spectacular light displays!

Burnaby | Burnaby Village Museum | 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Holiday Baking Time by Presentation House Theatre

Follow our favourite doughy characters through holiday baking mischief. Bun and Bap invite young audience members to become bakers and join in the sugary joy

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 1:00 pm to 2:20 pm | Theatre

Seymour Dance - The Nutcracker

Annual performance of this classic seasonal ballet by students from Seymour Dance

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Performing Arts

North Vancouver Community Players: Treasure Island By Peter Zednik

Festive Family Fun written and directed by Peter Zednik, High jinks on the high seas! Help our hero Jim Hawkins race Long John Silver to the secret treasure

North Vancouver | Theatre at Hendry Hall | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm | Theatre

Guyanese Canadian Cultural Assn Annual Potluck

GCCABC cordially invites you to our Annual Potluck on December 9th 2018 at St. Anne's on Francis Road in Richmond

Richmond | Steveston Anglican Church | 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Party | Free

Vagabond Players: Little Red Riding Hood By Alex Ross & Jeremy Heynen

Little Red is going to visit her sick Grandmother but it's going to take an adventure through the river and over the woods to get there... or something like that

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Arts Club Theatre Company - Blind Date

Starring Tess Degenstein. One actor. One audience member. One blind date.

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Theatre

Reflections: Lantern Making and A Storytelling Tea Salon

Come to Place des Arts’ free, all-ages celebration of cultural diversity and discover how our cultural traditions and customs are entwined over the holiday season.

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Family | Free

Theatre Replacement. East Van Panto: Wizard of Oz

Poor Dorothy! When a pipeline bursts, Dorothy and Toto are flung to the magical Land of Oz, aka Nanaimo and Hastings

Vancouver | York Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

The Arts Club Theatre Company: Disney's Beauty and the Beast

The beloved fairy-tale musical. Discover the magic behind the castle walls in this brilliant adaptation of the Academy Award–winning animated film

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Theatre

Faculty Chamber Series: Contrasts

A stunning display of chamber music inaugurates VAM’s Faculty Chamber Series, a presentation that exemplifies the high quality of VAM’s musical instruction led by Vancouver’s leading musicians

Vancouver | Vancouver Academy of Music | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Music

CAG Exhibition Tour in Mandarin

Join Katharine Meng-Yuan Yi for a tour of the current exhibitions in Mandarin.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Diwali in BC - Bombay Black By Anosh Irani

The lives of an Indian exotic dancer and her embittered mother are altered when a blind stranger visits them. Poetic, mythic, and brave, Anosh Irani’s 2006 multiple Dora Award-winning Bombay Black is a searing play set in the bitter reality of India

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Theatre

North Vancouver Community Players: Treasure Island

Festive Family Fun written and directed by Peter Zednik, High jinks on the high seas! Help our hero Jim Hawkins race Long John Silver to the secret treasure

North Vancouver | Theatre at Hendry Hall | 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm | Theatre

Lights at Lafarge 2018

It's back! Metro Vancouver’s largest, free outdoor lights display at Coquitlam’s Town Centre Park kicks off

Coquitlam | Lafarge Lake | 4:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Family | Free

Interfiaith Vigil for Solidarity

Join us for an Interfaith Vigil for Solidarity against bigotry as we mark Hanukah and International Human Rights Day at steps of Surrey City Center Library across from City Hall

Surrey | City Center Library | 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm | Festival

VanDusen Festival of Lights

Experience a magical winter wonderland with over one million lights decorating 15 acres of VanDusen Botanical Garden

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Charity Christmas Lights 2018

The Christmas Lights for Charity will be illuminated and 100% of both the cash and food donations go in support of the Harvest Project, Shriners Care for Kids and BC Epilepsy Society

North Vancouver | Skyline Drive | 5:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Charity / Fundraising

Ballet BC presents RWB: Nutcracker

Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet captures the imagination with this uniquely Canadian retelling of the beloved holiday classic, Nutcracker

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Dance

Flash Gordon at the Rio Theatre

Remember that time your favourite band Queen laid down a killer soundtrack for one of the 80s most gloriously insane, over-the-top, inter-galactic superhero movies of ever (or... maybe just the 80s)?

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Film

Uncle Wiggly's Tribute to the Blues Song of Christmas

This not your usual Christmas Show with the standard Christmas Carols

White Rock | Blue Frog Studios | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

East Van Panto: Wizard of Oz

Poor Dorothy! When a pipeline bursts, Dorothy and Toto are flung to the magical Land of Oz, aka Nanaimo and Hastings

Vancouver | York Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Theatre

Rock-n-Soul Christmas

The Legends of Rock n' Roll presents the music of world-class tribute acts performing a collection of hit songs from the greatest Rock'n'Soul artists of all-time...

Maple Ridge | 11944 Haney Place | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Micah Barnes (of The Nylons) Christmas in New York a musical tour through New York City

This Holiday season let chart topping Jazz crooner Micah Barnes take you on a musical tour through New York City!

Vancouver | Frankie's Jazz Club | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Christmas Presence 2018

The un-slickest Christmas show in town, jam-packed with songs and stories for the holiday season

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre