What’s Happening in the Tri-Cities: Christmas at the Arts Centre, An “Old World” Christmas & “Celebrate The Season”!

Port Moody Arts Centre Christmas 2014

Tis the season in the Tri-Cities! Attend Christmas concerts, a Family Day Christmas Art Class, and Christmas at the Art Centre!

More events in The V3H Events Calendar.

What: Christmas at the Pomo Arts Centre
Thursday, December 11 from 7:00 – 9:00pm
Port Moody Arts Centre [map]
The skinny:
The first Christmas celebration in the new Applewood Parlour! The Arts Centre will be decorated for the season plus the gallery and Blackberry shop will be filled with handmade art and craft items to view and buy. Come and light tealights to dispell the dark and rainy winter night. Sample traditional treats and sip a complimentary hot beverage while you mingle, have a laugh, sing, hum, or fa-la-la during the carol sing-along with musical accompaniment.
More info:
pomoarts.ca. Entry by donation.

What: B3 Kings Christmas Show
When: Friday, December 12 from 8:00 – 10:00pm
Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre [map]
The skinny: The B3 Kings are a funky and festive jazz quartet formed in 2002 for a Christmas concert at The Cellar in Vancouver. The show was such a huge success that the concert has become an annual event. Canadian vocal sensation Denzal Sinclaire, an internationally known jazz star, doubles as vocalist/drummer, Hammond B3 organist Chris Gestrin brings wicked organ grooves and creative arrangements of Christmas classics, saxophonist Cory Weeds brings an unbridled enthusiasm to the saxophone, and guitarist Bill Coon is as funky as they come with a wonderful jazz sensibility.
More info: Click here to buy tickets. Adult $35; Senior $30; Student $15. 604.927.6552

What: Christmas Farmers Market
When: Saturday, December 13th. 9:00am – 2:00pm
Where: Poirier Sport and Leisure Complex. 633 Poirier Street, Coquitlam [map]
The Skinny: Unique and beautifully handcrafted local BC products. Kids activities and crafts, food trucks, entertainment, carollers, and much more.
More Info: www.makebakegrow.com

What: Westminster Savings Family Day: Landscapes of the Season
When: Saturday, December 13 from 1:00 – 4:00pm
Where: Art Gallery at Evergreen Cultural Centre [map]
The skinny: Pick one of our ready-made landscape tableaus and then, using your imagination, some handy two and three-dimensional art materials, and a little inspiration from Erin McSavaney’s Some Intersections, work together to create your own scene for the holiday season. We will take a photograph of your festive creation, make a colour print for you to take home, and email you a digital copy suitable for making and sending cards to family and friends.
More info: All Family Days are drop-in and by donation. No pre-registration required. 604.927.6552

What: Pacific Symphonic Wind Ensemble (PSWE): An “Old World” Christmas
When: Saturday, December 13 from 8:00 – 10:00pm
Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre [map]
The skinny:  A Co-Presentation with Evergreen Cultural Centre. The audience will select the program from a carefully prepared list of pieces that reflect the beauty of the old world repertoire inspired by the Christmas season. Pacific Symphonic Wind Ensemble (PSWE) Founded in 1981 by conductor Maurice Backun, it was a group of talented wind and percussion players looking for musical challenges that brought the Pacific Symphonic Wind Ensemble (PSWE) into being. Over twenty years later, the ensemble has grown and matured to the point where it takes a leading role in music education in British Columbia and is committed to supporting Canadian composers. Yet the ensemble remains true to its roots – providing its members the chance to get together and play challenging wind music.
More info: Click here to buy tickets. Adult $20; Senior/Student $15; Child (12 and under) $12; Group of 8+ 10% off. 604.927.6552

What: Coastal Sound Music: Comfort & Joy
When: Sunday, December 14 from 3:00 – 5:00pm
Evergreen Cultural Centre [map]
The skinny:  A Co-Presentation with Evergreen Cultural Centre. Choral music to soothe, uplift, and inspire for the holidays. Coastal Sound Music Academy (CSMA), based in Coquitlam, delivers exceptional, innovative, and creative vocal training in all of their choirs. With an artistic team consisting of professional singers, award-winning music educators and choral conductors, composer/arrangers, acclaimed musicians in classical, jazz, Broadway, and more, Coastal Sound Music Academy aims to help each singer realize their potential through music.
More info: Click here to buy tickets.  Adult $20; Senior/Student $15; Child (12 and under) $10. 604.927.6552

What: Celebrate the Season
Tuesday, December 16 from 6:30 – 7:30pm
Port Moody Library [map]
The skinny:
 Join your friends and neighbours for a wonderful evening of Christmas songs, stories and more. Suitable for all ages. Donations for local food banks will be accepted.
More info:
 library.portmoody.ca. Drop-in, no registration required.

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  1. Also available this week, the Holiday Season Celebration « en français » in Maillardville/Coquitlam!

    Société francophone de Maillardville (SFM) would like to invite everyone in the community to celebrate the festive season in French.

    On December 13 2014 from 1pm, the entire team at the SFM will be at the Chez-Nous Hall located at 209 Lebleu Street, Maillardville/Coquitlam to spread Christmas cheer and share the warmth of this special time of the year.

    Indulge yourself in the magic of Maillardville’s enchanted Christmas celebration with musical entertainment, culinary delights, Christmas craft workshop, refreshments, a touch of French-Canadian tradition and much more.

    Quand / When: Le 13 décembre de 13h00 à 16h00
    December 13th, 1 to 4 pm

    Où / Where: La Salle Chez- Nous
    Chez-Nous Hall

    Quoi / What: Célébration de Noël
    Christmas Celebration