Christmas Shows

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UPDATE: Cold weather cancels ‘Creepy Xmas’ horror event in Surrey

Christmas-themed attraction opened Dec. 16 at garden centre in Newton

 

Actor/musician Hayley Sales at Turtle Recording Studios during filming of the movie “When Christmas Was Young.” (Photo: Facebook.com/turtlerecording)

PHOTOS/TRAILER: Sheryl Crow-backed Christmas movie shot at Surrey music studio

Nashville-set ‘When Christmas Was Young’ to debut Dec. 18

 

The Surrey firefighters’ hall at the Bright Nights event at Stanley Park in Vancouver. (Submitted photo: Dave Harcus)

Lit Surrey firehall a highlight of Bright Nights in Stanley Park, where train isn’t rolling

Proceeds from the by-donation attraction and 50/50 draw fund burn-survivor programs

 

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‘Star’ time for Surrey’s rebranded Crescendo Operatic Society with grant-winning show

Dolores Scott-directed company hits the Bell theatre’s big stage on Friday, Dec. 2

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Emily Bosak (Pippi), Mike Parker (Mama Dayus) and Maia Dueck (Pam) are among the stars of the new original White Rock Players Club Christmas show, The Magic Flute: The Panto, which runs to Dec. 23 at Oceana PARC Playhouse.

Lowbrow meets highbrow in family-friendly musical

White Rock Players Club presents The Magic Flute: The Panto

Emily Bosak (Pippi), Mike Parker (Mama Dayus) and Maia Dueck (Pam) are among the stars of the new original White Rock Players Club Christmas show, The Magic Flute: The Panto, which runs to Dec. 23 at Oceana PARC Playhouse.
Hundreds turned out to walk through Glow Gardens in Langley on opening day Nov. 23. The Christmas light festival remains open on three acres of the Darvonda Nurseries in Milner until Dec. 31. The first five nights, at least, were sold out. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)

PHOTOS: Crisis averted – rain threatened to derail Glow opening

Lower Mainland Christmas light festival at Langley nursery is back as a walk-through show

Hundreds turned out to walk through Glow Gardens in Langley on opening day Nov. 23. The Christmas light festival remains open on three acres of the Darvonda Nurseries in Milner until Dec. 31. The first five nights, at least, were sold out. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)
Otto Tausk conducts Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. (Photo: ottotausk.com)

VSO to ring Surrey’s Bell with ‘Winter Daydreams’ and ‘A Traditional Christmas’ concerts

Also in December, the VSO aims to put people in the Christmas spirit with several other performances

Otto Tausk conducts Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. (Photo: ottotausk.com)
Lady Winter and lit attractions at the entrance of the Lumagica Surrey light festival at Cloverdale Fairgrounds during a preview event Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

PHOTOS: New-look Lumagica Surrey festival lights up Cloverdale Fairgrounds for a month-plus

In competition with Langley’s Glow, Surrey’s second-year event features interactive light displays, music, dance, festive food and more

Lady Winter and lit attractions at the entrance of the Lumagica Surrey light festival at Cloverdale Fairgrounds during a preview event Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
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)
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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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Santa tosses candy canes into the crowd during a previous edition of Surrey’s annual Tree Lighting Festival. (Photo: surrey.ca)
Santa tosses candy canes into the crowd during a previous edition of Surrey’s annual Tree Lighting Festival. (Photo: surrey.ca)
Fiddlers Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy during a “A Celtic Family Christmas” concert a few years ago. (Black Press Media file photo: Hamish Burgess)
Fiddlers Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy during a “A Celtic Family Christmas” concert a few years ago. (Black Press Media file photo: Hamish Burgess)
Surrey’s Tree Lighting Festival fills Surrey Civic Plaza with seasonal fun every November. (Submitted photo)
Surrey’s Tree Lighting Festival fills Surrey Civic Plaza with seasonal fun every November. (Submitted photo)
Inside the Cloverdale Agriplex during last year’s Lumagica Surrey event. (File photo: Tom Zillich)

Lumagica light festival will twinkle again in Surrey for a month before Christmas, and beyond

Surrey-based company stages the indoor/outdoor event, debuted at Cloverdale Fairgrounds last winter

Inside the Cloverdale Agriplex during last year’s Lumagica Surrey event. (File photo: Tom Zillich)
Langley-raised country artist Dallas Smith is among nightly performers at the new PNE Winter Fair this December. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

PNE Fair gets winterized with nightly December concerts, holiday lights, skating and more

The winter fair’s $15 ticket does not include admission to nightly concerts, Dec. 14-23

Langley-raised country artist Dallas Smith is among nightly performers at the new PNE Winter Fair this December. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Marley’s Ghost looms behind Ebenezer Scrooge in ‘A Wonderheads Christmas Carol,’ touring to Surrey in December. (Submitted file photo: Daryl Turner)

Christmas concerts, big-puppet show, panto and more announced at Surrey theatres

Seasonal shows start Nov. 25 with Natalie McMaster with Donnell Leahy in ‘A Celtic Family Christmas’

Marley’s Ghost looms behind Ebenezer Scrooge in ‘A Wonderheads Christmas Carol,’ touring to Surrey in December. (Submitted file photo: Daryl Turner)
Santa (Edward) and Mrs. Claus (Gillian) in “The Christmas Musical” show at Surrey Holiday Lights. (Submitted photo: MRG Events)

Very Claus-y couple star in ‘Christmas Musical’ at Surrey Holiday Lights, now closing Dec. 23

Sing-along show a highlight of MRG Group’s ‘Immersive Lights & Music Experience’

Santa (Edward) and Mrs. Claus (Gillian) in “The Christmas Musical” show at Surrey Holiday Lights. (Submitted photo: MRG Events)
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Girl gets lost in new ‘Alice’ panto in Surrey, a full-circle adventure for creative team

Ellie King ‘handed the baton to the next generation of panto queens,’ Crystal Weltzin and Kerri Norris

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Inside the tent at Surrey Holiday Lights, a new ticketed event held at Surrey Civic Plaza until Jan. 2. (Submitted photo: Brandon Artis)
Inside the tent at Surrey Holiday Lights, a new ticketed event held at Surrey Civic Plaza until Jan. 2. (Submitted photo: Brandon Artis)
Members of the Versatiles are seen in this promotional photo. From left: Geri Watton, Grace Johnson, Rose Lussier, and Peter Dobson (seated). (Photo submitted: Susie Francis)

Versatiles to play Christmas show in Cloverdale

Cloverdale Legion to host ‘Sing, Laugh, and be Merry with the Versatiles’

Members of the Versatiles are seen in this promotional photo. From left: Geri Watton, Grace Johnson, Rose Lussier, and Peter Dobson (seated). (Photo submitted: Susie Francis)
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