Free&Cheap Things To Do North Shore

(December 07, 2012 )

Breakfast with Santa, Pottery Sale, Christmas Concerts and More!



Holiday Hi-Light Festival- Family Friday Nights

Dec 7, 14, 21, 28th 6pm - 9pm By Donation
Bring the kids for live entertainment and fun! Over 50,000 lights on display, hot chocolate, cookies and more.  100% of proceeds support local charities, co-hosted by North Vancouver City Firefighters and District Firefighters.  Park & Tilford Gardens.


Claret and Amber - Concert

Thursday, December 6 7:30pm By Donation
This two act play explores the dynamics of a chance encounter between Emily Carr and Lucy Maude Montgomery. This is the first reading in the small but intimate theatre which presents a fascinating window into the philosophy and aspirations of two iconic Canadian women.
Presentation House Theatre 333 Chesterfield Avenue 604-986-1351

Pottery Sale

Friday, December 7 & Saturday, December 8 10:00am - 5:00pm FREE
The advanced ceramics class at Capilano University has been working together for many years producing a high level of expertise, skills, styles and firing techniques. This is your opportunity to take advantage of beautiful pottery and ceramics art at amazingly affordable prices.
Capilano University 2055 Purcell Way 604-921-9914

Christmas Village

Friday, December 7 to Sunday, December 23 12:00 - 8:00pm FREE
Visit the Christmas Village every Friday through Sunday to shop for unique presents. There will be Christmas tree sales, fresh greens and arrangements, local artisans, honey, baked goods, clothing, knit items and more. A great Christmas market with something for everyone.
Shipyard Square 228 East Esplanade 778-995-9461

Tinsel Trees and Treasure

Friday, December 7 6:00 - 8:00pm FREE
Bring your friends and family to this exciting community Christmas event featuring music, arts and craft projects, hot chocolate, treats and much more. There's a craft market, pottery studio sale and even a visit from Santa. Make a a donation to the Harvest Project and you can check out the winter wonderland of decorated trees. Trees will be on display until January 1st.
Parkgate Community Centre 3625 Banff Court 604-983-6350

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, December 8 9:00 & 11:00am $8.25 / $5.50
Eat a delicious pancake breakfast, visit Santa and enjoy some festive entertainment. Event hosted in partnership with the Mount Seymour Lions. Pre-registration required.
Parkgate Community Centre 3625 Banff Court 604-987-Play (7529)

North Vancouver Wolf Pack

Saturday, December 8 7:00pm $8
Spend Saturday night watching the only game in town. The Wolf Pack is mostly made up of 16 - 20 year old boys from the North Shore. It's fast paced hockey and great entertainment for all ages especially with the lockout! Tickets available at the door and lots of free parking.
Harry Jerome Community Recreation Centre 123 East 23rd Street 604-987-Play (7529)

Annual Fine Art Show and Sale

Sunday, December 9 10:00am - 5:00pm FREE
Browse through 700 works of art by more than 200 talented local artists. Whether you're looking for a piece for yourself or for that unique gift, you're sure to find it here.
Parkgate Community Centre 2425 Mount Seymour Parkway 604-983-6350

The Nutcracker

Sunday, December 9 1:00 & 4:00pm $20 / $18 / $15

Seymour Dance presents their annual youth production of this enchanting holiday tale of the Nutcracker Prince and Clara, and their trip to the land of the sugar plum fairy.
Centennial Theatre 2300 Lonsdale Avenue 604-984-4484