Metro Vancouver events on December 5, 2018

December 5, 2018

Wed

Veronica Roth: Lost Stories Found

Veronica Roth is best known for her watercolour, ink, and chalk mixed media paintings on vintage and antique paper

North Vancouver | North Vancouver District Hall | 8:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition: Debbie Tuepah - Salish Sea, J35 Less 1

Debbie Westergaard Tuepah is a Surrey-based visual artist who uses primarily yarn, paint, found, and readymade objects to consider the conceptual and embodied experience of information in relation to contemporary issues and events

North Vancouver | City of North Vancouver Municipal Hall | 8:30 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

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 | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition | 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

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

Christmas Dinner Fraser River Cruises

Christmas Dinner Cruise on the Fraser! Enjoy a fantastic seasonal meal featuring a main course of roast carved turkey freshly prepared on board by our chef

New Westminster | Paddlewheeler Riverboat Tours | 11:30 am to 2:00 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

Syrus Marcus Ware's 2068: Touch Change Exhibition

Beginning 50 years in the future, this new exhibition by Toronto-based artist Syrus Marcus Ware proposes an archive whose ‘holdings’ act as a meeting ground for artists and activists across time and space

Vancouver | grunt gallery | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

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

2018 Heritage Christmas

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

Burnaby | Burnaby Village Museum | 1:00 pm to 5:30 pm | Family

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 | 1:00 pm to 2:30 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 | 1:30 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 | 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

The Arts Club Theatre Company. Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley

The festive Pride and Prejudice follow-up

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 1:30 pm to 4:00 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

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

2018 Light Display

Make sure to come out December 1st for the first night of lights and bring your family and friends

Surrey | 15499 22ave | 5:00 pm to 11:00 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

Just for Girls Nights!

Drop in and join us for a fun night planned around activities that have been requested by girls and for girls ages 10 to 14! Crafts, cooking, spa, fitness and art are just some of the different themed nights

Surrey | Cloverdale Recreation Centre | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Kids | Free

Sultans of String with the North Shore Celtic Ensemble

Celebrate the season with an adventurous musical trip around the world! 2017 JUNO Award nominees Sultans of String deliver an exuberant performance featuring originals, world-music inspired classics, and seasonal favourites to warm your heart on a cold wi

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 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

Men’s Bible Study and Prayer Group

Men’s Bible Study and discussion group, meets weekly at 7-8:30pm to read scripture and respond to prayer requests. Non-denominational, open to everyone

North Vancouver | St. Andrew's United Church | 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

NWSS Music’s Annual Winter Concert

New Westminster Secondary School Music Department presents NWSS Music’s Annual Winter Concert

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

Script Tease, with Ira Cooper

WOW presents another installment of Script Tease - featuring brand new work by playwright Ira Cooper: "jew-ish" is a play exploring tradition, duty, and moving on. In order to Tease this Script to life, we'll need a little help from the audience...

New Westminster | The Heritage Grill | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Theatre

Blind Tiger Comedy: Boons ft. Sketch 4

Blind Tiger Comedy is back with two very special comedy shows that will be like sweet surprises of fortune that swell your heart, bank account and loins

Vancouver | Little Mountain Gallery | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Comedy

Nerdin' Trivia with the Vancouver Quizmasters!

Nerdin' trivia on the first and third Wednesday of each month! With Eric Fell and Mister Nickel of the award-winning: The Vancouver Quizmasters

Vancouver | Storm Crow Alehouse | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley

The festive Pride and Prejudice follow-up

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 7:30 pm to 10:00 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 | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

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 | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by Ron Reed

A magical re-imagining of C.S. Lewis’s classic tale of hope, change, and sacrifice in a world where it is always winter and never Christmas

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

Pi Theatre presents: Hir by Taylor Mac

Audiences around the world are celebrating Taylor Mac’s timely and darkly comedic interpretation of the classic dysfunctional family—one that’s both conventional in its domestic setting and incendiary in its vibrant theatricality

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 8:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Theatre

Hir at the Annex

Pi Theatre will be producing the Canadian premiere of Taylor Mac's Hir at The Annex

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

God is a Scottish Drag Queen: A Christmas Special

God, dressed in a floral power suit, comes down to skewer everything from fruit cake to Boxing Day in an all new and special holiday addition!

Vancouver | Studio 1398 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

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 | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

John Lee

John Lee is known for his incredible proficiency as a multi-instrumentalist as well as his ability to connect audience to his music and live charisma

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