Free&Cheap Things To Do North Shore

(November 29, 2012 )

Nativity Exhibit and Craft Sale


Friday, November 30 6:00 - 9:00pm
Saturday, December 1 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday, December 2 1:00 - 4:00pm Admission by Donation
Over 100 nativity scenes including traditional, contemporary, handmade and one of a kind sets will be on display. In addition to the exhibit, there will be a craft fair on November 30th and December 1st. All donations made or given at this event will be given to Spectrum, a local charity supporting young mothers.
Highlands United Church 3255 Edgemont Boulevard 604-980-6071

Tangos and All That Jazz


Friday, November 30 7:00 - 8:00pm FREE
The Saxalamode Sax Quartet invites you to a concert featuring the mysterious and rhythmic tangos of Astor Piazzolla and the swinging sounds of great jazz standards. Event is free but registration is required.
Lynn Valley Main Library 604-984-0286 ext 8144

Christmas Celebrations at Park and Tilford


Friday, November 30 7:00 - 8:00pm Admission by Donation
Come light up the North Shore with this traditional start to the festivities. Mayor Darrell Mussatto will launch the month long Park and Tilford Christmas season by activating the more than 50,000 lights that illuminate the centre and community gardens. Starbucks will be serving hot chocolate and coffee at the gate, the Public Dreams orchestra will be on hand to play all your favourites, and Santa will be handing out candy canes. Donations go to support both the District and City Firefighters Charitable Societies.
Park and Tilford Gardens 333 Brooksbank Avenue

Delbrook Christmas Craft Fair


Saturday, December 1 & Sunday, December 2 10:00am - 4:00pm $2
The very popular Delbrook Christmas Craft Fair is back and is an opportunity to get a head start on your Christmas shopping. With different crafters each day, there's sure to be something to please everyone on your list. Free childminding available.
Delbrook Community Recreation Centre 600 West Queens Road 604-987-Play (7529)

Lower Lonsdale Annual Christmas Festival


Saturday, December 1 4:30 - 7:30pm FREE
Lower Lonsdale Business Association in partnership with the City of North Vancouver invites you to celebrate its annual Christmas Festival held each year at Shipbuilders Square located at the foot of Lonsdale. This delightful family event features stilt walking, fire juggling, choirs, reindeer and complimentary hot chocolate. Mayor Mussatto will light the giant tree at the foot of Lonsdale Avenue to start the festivities and Santa is expected to drop by with candy canes for good little girls and boys. A great start to this Holiday season.
Shipbuilders Square 15 Wallace Mews (at the foot of Lonsdale)

Bright Christmas at Mollie Nye House


Saturday, December 1 5:00 - 7:00pm FREE
Bright Christmas comes to Lynn Valley with the lighting of the Mollie Nye House. There will be music and carols, balloon twisting, kid's crafts, lantern parade, hot chocolate and treats. Santa will also be stopping by for a visit! Please bring socks or mitts to donate to the Lookout Shelter.
Mollie Nye House 940 Lynn Valley Road 604-987-5820

Harp & Voices - Concert


Saturday, December 1 8:00pm & Sunday, December 2 3:00pm $25 / $20 / $10
Harpist Heidi Krutzen and the Capilano University Choir ignite the Christmas season with this selection from Ceremony of Carols and Dancing Day.
North Shore Credit Union Centre for the Performing Arts 2055 Purcell Way 604-990-7810

Festive Musical Tea


Sunday, December 2 1:30 - 3:30pm FREE
Enjoy a mince pie and a cup of tea while listening to some festive music and maybe join in a carol or two. This event is for those aged 55yrs +.
Mollie Nye House 940 Lynn Valley Road 604-987-5820

A Christmas Carol - Theatre


Sunday, December 2 2:00pm $20 / $10
The Dickens classic like you've never seen it before. Using puppetry, masks, original songs, physical comedy and good old fashioned storytelling, the story of the old miser who finds the true meaning of Christmas is brought to life in a completely new and entertaining way.
Centennial Theatre 2300 Lonsdale Avenue 604-984-4484

A Lynn Valley Christmas


Sunday, December 2 4:30 - 7:00pm FREE
Join us for the start of the Lynn Valley Christmas with a fabulous concert by Bobbi Smith and the lighting of the 75 decorated Christmas trees. Please bring a donation to the Lynn Valley Lions hamper fund.
Lynn Village Village 1277 Lynn Valley Road