Dec. 18 – 29
(closed Dec. 24, 25 & 26th)
Anvil Centre 777 Columbia St, New Westminster
Step into a magical winter wonderland at the Anvil Centre, The venue will be filled with a cornucopia of entertainment for everyone – from choirs, singalongs, art installations, musical performances, arts and crafts to a hip-hop dance party and a wintry labyrinth to enjoy. The Anvil Centre will come alive with joyous sounds and displays. This is also a celebration of the impressive talent participating in this event who now reside New Westminster, which has evolved into a dynamic hub of professional artists, musicians and performers.
Here are just some highlights of events taking place:
Dec. 18 – 29 @1pm–7pm daily Winter World Walk the wintery labyrinth and enjoy the entertainment stage in a transformation of Anvil Centre you have to see to believe. No charge to enjoy Level 1 programs. Plus, Arts, Crafts and Heritage activities daily.
Dec. 18 @7pm Opening Night Winter’s Lights Singalong Join in for an evening of joyful songs with a roster of choirs, followed by a performance by Quayside Voices.
Dec. 19 @7pm Indigenous Circle – Storytelling & Tea Join in uplifting Coast Salish cultural practices – Free ticket required
December 19 – 22
4:30pm Daily Snow Globe Dances Small Stages presents hip-hop, tap and contemporary performances inside a magical snow globe
5pm – 7pm Festive Mixers – the bar is open to mix and mingle with neighbours, co-workers and friends
5:30pm – 6:30pm Global Harmony Pairings
December 19 Jodi Proznick (bass) and Natasha D’Agostino (voice)
December 20: Cassius Khan (tabla/voice) and David Hodgson (saxophone)
December 21: Lan Tung (erhu) and Marina Hasselberg (cello)
December 22: John Reischman (mandolin) and Michael Meroniuk (guitar)
Dec. 20 @7pm Mindful Yoga and Meditation Free drop in
Dec. 21 & 22 @7pm Dickens’ classic “A Christmas Carol” A professional reading featuring Russell Roberts as Scrooge, directed by Colleen Winton.
Tickets – $10 adults / $5 students and children
Dec. 23 @7pm Return of Light Concert Four pairs of musicians come together to display exquisite musicianship. Hear Jodi Proznick (bass) and Natasha D’Agostino (voice); Cassius Khan (tabla/voice) and David Hodgson (saxophone); Lan Tung (erhu) and Marina Hasselberg (cello); John Reischman (mandolin) and Michael Meroniuk (guitar).
Tickets – $20 adults / $10 students and children
Dec. 27 @7pm The Interactive Magic of Travis Bernhardt An interactive comedy and magic show for the whole family. Tickets: $10 adults / $5 students and children
Dec. 28 @7pm Hot in Here with DJ Softieshan
Femme forward pop and hip-hop dance party.
Tickets: $10 adults / $5 students
Dec. 29 @7pm the Blackthorn Ceilidh Band Tickets: $5
All events on the main level of the Anvil Centre are free, but tickets are required for events taking place in the theatre which can be purchased at ticketsnw.ca
For a complete schedule, visit anvilcentre.com.