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Part of the parade at the annual Christmas on the Peninsula event in uptown White Rock in 2021. (Perry Aasman, In-Focus Photography)

Christmas on the Peninsula returns to uptown White Rock

14th annual event features carollers, Christmas tree lighting and market

Part of the parade at the annual Christmas on the Peninsula event in uptown White Rock in 2021. (Perry Aasman, In-Focus Photography)
The Vancouver Welsh Men’s Choir returns to White Rock Baptist Church this Saturday (Nov. 26) for a concert of seasonal favourites plus some new material and young guest performers (Contributed photo)

Welsh Men’s Choir returns to South Surrey Nov. 26

Group’s first post-COVID concert at White Rock Baptist Church

The Vancouver Welsh Men’s Choir returns to White Rock Baptist Church this Saturday (Nov. 26) for a concert of seasonal favourites plus some new material and young guest performers (Contributed photo)
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Coming to Surrey: 10-foot ‘Ghost of Christmas Present’ puppet in Wonderheads’ re-imagined classic

With a twist, Dickens’ popular story to hit the stage at Bell Performing Arts Centre

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Starting Friday (Nov. 25), the second annual Lumagica Surrey event returns to Cloverdale Fairgrounds with light displays, live music, festive food, visits with Santa and more. Tickets are required. See lumagica.ca for all the details. (Photo: lumagica.ca)
Starting Friday (Nov. 25), the second annual Lumagica Surrey event returns to Cloverdale Fairgrounds with light displays, live music, festive food, visits with Santa and more. Tickets are required. See lumagica.ca for all the details. (Photo: lumagica.ca)
A Ready-Mix Concrete truck rolls through Cloverdale in December 2019 during the Surrey Santa Parade of Lights. (File photo: Olivia Johnson)

Surrey Santa parade will roll in Cloverdale, but no lit Big Rigs event in City Centre

Cloverdale parade returns after being cancelled in both 2020 and 2021 due to COVID-related issues

A Ready-Mix Concrete truck rolls through Cloverdale in December 2019 during the Surrey Santa Parade of Lights. (File photo: Olivia Johnson)
A “Ladies Sing the Blues” benefit concert at Blue Frog Studios in White Rock in July 2021. The concert venue and recording studio won the Arts and Innovation Award during the Surrey Arts & Business Awards on Tuesday, Nov. 22. (Photo: facebook.com/BlueFrogLive)

White Rock concert venue/studio among Surrey Art & Business Award winners, for innovation

Blue Frog Studios, Lyn Verra-Lay, Argel Monte De Ramos and Liane Davison won awards Tuesday evening

A “Ladies Sing the Blues” benefit concert at Blue Frog Studios in White Rock in July 2021. The concert venue and recording studio won the Arts and Innovation Award during the Surrey Arts & Business Awards on Tuesday, Nov. 22. (Photo: facebook.com/BlueFrogLive)
The current version of the White Rock City Orchestra during recent rehearsals. Contributed photo

Busy season for White Rock City Orchestra maestra DeWit

Volare Tenors, Messiah In The Valley performances on horizon

The current version of the White Rock City Orchestra during recent rehearsals. Contributed photo
From above, the scene at Surrey Tree Lighting Festival & Holiday Market on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. (Submitted photo: City of Surrey)

18,000 people at plaza for Surrey Tree Lighting Festival & Holiday Market, city estimates

Concord Pacific ‘Giving Trees’ raised money for Surrey Food Bank

From above, the scene at Surrey Tree Lighting Festival & Holiday Market on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. (Submitted photo: City of Surrey)
The opening-night curtain call for “A Late Snow” actors Nicki Regnier, Jennifer Tiles, Taylor Stutchbury, Amy Starkey and Rachel Gadd, from left to right, at Bethany-Newton United Church in Surrey on Thursday night, Nov. 17. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

PHOTOS: At Surrey church, ‘A Late Snow’ tells a stormy story of five gay women trapped in cabin

Pivot Theatre production stars Taylor Stutchbury as a college professor looking for true love

The opening-night curtain call for “A Late Snow” actors Nicki Regnier, Jennifer Tiles, Taylor Stutchbury, Amy Starkey and Rachel Gadd, from left to right, at Bethany-Newton United Church in Surrey on Thursday night, Nov. 17. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Tanya E. Williams, South Surrey author of Welcome To The Hamilton, a novel set in Vancouver in 1927. Contributed photo

Hotel-based novel reconstructs Vancouver’s Roaring 20s

South Surrey’s Tanya E. Williams spins tale of two sisters training for a luxury establishment

Tanya E. Williams, South Surrey author of Welcome To The Hamilton, a novel set in Vancouver in 1927. Contributed photo
Gerry Dee in a photo posted to Facebook.com.

Comedy shows flood Surrey as Gerry Dee, Sugar Sammy and other funny people announce dates

Also announced for Bell theatre is Mike Delamont’s ‘God is a Scottish Drag Queen: Christmas Special’

Gerry Dee in a photo posted to Facebook.com.
The Delta Literary Arts Society is holding the next installment of its bi-monthly InkWellTold reading-in-conversation series on Nov. 26, 2022 at the North Delta Centre for the Arts. The event will focus on “writing with a purpose” and feature writer/instructor Taslim Jaffer and advocate/author Daniel Pearse. (Delta Literary Arts Society image)

North Delta author talk to focus on drive to write personal stories

Delta Literary Arts Society event on Nov. 26 the latest installment of InkWellTold series

The Delta Literary Arts Society is holding the next installment of its bi-monthly InkWellTold reading-in-conversation series on Nov. 26, 2022 at the North Delta Centre for the Arts. The event will focus on “writing with a purpose” and feature writer/instructor Taslim Jaffer and advocate/author Daniel Pearse. (Delta Literary Arts Society image)
Three of the actors in Fraser Valley Musical Theatre’s “Sleeping Beauty” pantomime are, from left, Jill Leavitt (as Princess Fedora), Miriah Reitmeier (Prince Hector) and Paige Thomsen (Black Fairy). (Submitted photos: Ahnika Airey/AJRA Media)

‘Sleeping Beauty’ kicks off Surrey’s panto season with comedy that moves to Motown classics

’I think people have gotten out of the habit of going to live theatre, but we have good talent this year, a good show,’ says music director Tim Tucker

Three of the actors in Fraser Valley Musical Theatre’s “Sleeping Beauty” pantomime are, from left, Jill Leavitt (as Princess Fedora), Miriah Reitmeier (Prince Hector) and Paige Thomsen (Black Fairy). (Submitted photos: Ahnika Airey/AJRA Media)
Bergmann Piano Duo.
Bergmann Piano Duo.
WWE-vet wrestlers Bollywood Boyz (Burnaby’s Harvinder and Gurvinder Sihra) will be at Surrey’s Sullivan Hall on Saturday, Nov. 19, for an All Star Wrestling event. See listing under Wrestling.
WWE-vet wrestlers Bollywood Boyz (Burnaby’s Harvinder and Gurvinder Sihra) will be at Surrey’s Sullivan Hall on Saturday, Nov. 19, for an All Star Wrestling event. See listing under Wrestling.
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Surrey City Orchestra’s ‘Nutcracker’ to hit stage with dancers & singers as endowment fund grows

‘Surrey is the only city in Canada that lacks a professional orchestra, and we’d like to give it one,’ SCO president says

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Bryan Adams, right, on stage at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, with video of his mother, Jane Clark, on a screen behind him. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Who knew Bryan Adams once lived in Surrey? We didn’t, until he rocked Rogers Arena on Saturday

During concert, an Adams family story included how he got beat up while living in the Guildford area

Bryan Adams, right, on stage at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, with video of his mother, Jane Clark, on a screen behind him. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Stained glass works, such as these on display at this summer’s Bayview Arts Collective’s Makers’ Market, will be part of the Nov. 19 market tour at Crescent Beach. File photo

Crescent Beach arts markets offer gift ideas

Bayview Arts and Alex House events coincide this weekend

Stained glass works, such as these on display at this summer’s Bayview Arts Collective’s Makers’ Market, will be part of the Nov. 19 market tour at Crescent Beach. File photo
A scene from “SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run.”

Four movies free to see at Surrey theatre during Cineplex’s Community Day, for BGC Canada

You’ll have to pick one movie to watch during the morning show times Nov. 19 at Strawberry Hill

A scene from “SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run.”
Santa tosses candy canes into the crowd during a previous edition of Surrey’s annual Tree Lighting Festival. (Photo: surrey.ca)

Here’s what to see and do (and when) at Surrey Tree Lighting Festival on Nov. 19

12th annual event at Surrey Civic Plaza on Saturday, Nov. 19

Santa tosses candy canes into the crowd during a previous edition of Surrey’s annual Tree Lighting Festival. (Photo: surrey.ca)