White Rock Community Orchestra Holiday Concert

White Rock Community Orchestra Holiday Concert 2017

One of White Rock’s most talented community groups the White Rock Community Orchestra is presenting its annual Christmas Concert on Sat. Dec. 2, 7pm at St. John’s Presbyterian Church!

Led  by the very talented Maestra Paula DeWit who was recently nominated for the 2017 Heinz Unger award the concert will feature seasonal music and classical selections including Mozart Concerto for Harp and Flute in C Major.

Special guests at the concert will include:

  • Chilliwack Children’s Choir
  • Maria Moularas – Harpist
  • Ingrid Mapson – Mezzo Soprano

Refreshments will be available following the concert.

Tickets are only $15 & kids under 12 are Free! Purchase your tickets at the door, or online here: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3110615

 

White Rock Community Orchestra Holiday Concert 2017

22nd annual Breakfast with Santa hosted by the White Rock Firefighters

22nd Annual Breakfast with Santa hosted by the White Rock Firefighters

One of the communities BEST holiday events returns for it’s 22nd year – the White Rock Firefighters Breakfast with Santa!

Families are invited to enjoy breakfast with the big man including pancakes, sausage and bacon, juice, tea and coffee. Admission at the door is $7 for adults & $5 for kids with all proceeds going to local charities and the Professional Fire Fighters Burn Fund.

Attendees are also encouraged to bring a  new unwrapped toys for families in our community that need an extra helping hand this holiday season.

The breakfast takes place on Saturday Dec. 2nd from 8am – noon at the White Rock Fire Hall.

 

22nd Annual Breakfast with Santa hosted by the White Rock Firefighters

 

 

Santa Arrives at Semiahmoo Mall

The Big Man arrives at Semiahmoo Mall on Nov. 25th! There will be a number of family friendly activities at Semiahmoo Mall on Nov. 25th including:

  • Kid Lit StoryTime – the Cat in the Hat 11am & 1pm
  • Kidz Craft Workshop – make a Rudolph Puppet in the food court from 11am – 3pm

Santa will be available for photographs from Nov. 25th – Dec. 24th.

 

Christmas on the Peninsula

White Rock's Christmas on the Peninsula event returns Nov 25th in uptown white rock

Bringing holiday cheer to the heart of White Rock the Christmas on the Peninsula celebration is centered at the White Rock Community center but has activations throughout the city.

Highlights of the

event include:

  • Christmas Parade
  • Christmas Market
  • Entertainment
  • Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
  • Christmas carols

As more details become available we will update this events post but mark this date in your calendars and spend the day rain or shine getting into the Chrstimas spirit during the Christmas on the Peninsula event in uptown White Rock.

Santa Photos for Dogs

Get your pets primped and ready to get on Santa’s Good list at the Dog Utopia Daycare & Spa Santa Photos for you and your pet fundraiser. All pets are welcome too!

On Nov 25th from 10am – 2pm enjoy photos with Santa, dog nail trims by donation, refreshments, face painting, raffle prizes, multiple vendors & demonstrations, games for the kids, and more! Proceeds from the event go to the Semiahmoo Animal League!

 

Lighting Things Up at the Shops at Morgan

Join the Shops at Morgan for their annual Lighting Things Up event! Head to the clock tower for 6pm and watch as they turn on the holiday lights at 6:15pm.

Plus, everyone can enjoy a magical forest of lights, train rides, a visit from Santa, holiday crafts, festive treats and of course SHOPPING!

Lighting Things Up at the Shops at Morgan

5th Annual Holiday Craft Fair at the Alexandra Neighbourhood House

Shop over 50 vendors, crafters & artisans at the 5th Annual Holiday Craft Fair at the Alexandra Neighbourhood House in Crescent Beach.

Free Admission, everyone is welcome. Coffee & Bake sale with proceeds going to support children’s programs. Saturday Nov. 18 from 9AM – 3PM.

 

5th Annual Holiday Craft Fair at Alexandra Neighbourhood House

White Rock Elementary Craft Fair

White Rock Elementary Holiday Craft Fair

Get a jump start on your Christmas shopping at White Rock Elementary‘s Annual Winter Craft Fair. Beautiful crafts and handmade items by over 30 local artisans, vendors and students. Games, cake walk, food, prizes, 50/50, Brewnetti cafe mobile coffee truck, and professional family & children portraits by Jennifer Findlay Photography. Proceeds from the event will go towards funding for a new playground.

For more information and to secure a spot for family & children portraits byJennifer Findlay Photography please visit http://www.findlayphotography.ca/Winterfair
The minimum donation is $10 and all proceeds will go towards the school and funding for the new playground.

The WInter Fair takes place:
Friday Nov. 17th
White Rock Elementary
1273 Fir Street, White Rock, BC
2:30pm – 7pm

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White Rock Elementary Holiday Craft Fair

White Rock Museum Holiday Craft Fair

Local artisans will be on display at the White Rock Museum & Archives from daily Nov. 17th – Dec. 21st from 11am – 4:30pm.

Free admission and a great chance to get your shopping done and learn a little bit about White Rock’s history!

Nite of Hope Holiday Home Tour

On Nov 17, 18 & 19 from 10am – 5pm 6 homes from Crescent Beach to Langley will be decked out in holiday decor and open for self guided Holiday Home Tours with all proceeds going to support the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.

Tickets for the self guided tour are $50 and are available for purchase at the holiday homes or in advance at:

Unfortunately the homes are not wheelchair accessible and are not open for kids under 12. Full details of the event can be found here.

These are the homes participating in the 2017 Nite of Hope Holiday Homes Tour:

Copperstone – 21122 12th Avenue, Langley

Sponsor: Westcoast Gardens
Designer: Carol Moore, Roslyn Ritchie

Pier View –  15031 Victoria Avenue, White Rock

Sponsor: Potters Christmas Store, Ashberry & Logan
Designer: Debbie Heale, Sunrae Interior Designs

Christmas Magic – 14635 Marine Drive, White Rock

Sponsor: Potters Christmas Store
Designer: Potters & Susan Strangway

Elegant Tradition – 2066 128A Street, South Surrey

Sponsor & Designer: Karen & Dave Steffins

A Festive Family Gathering – 13237 20A Avenue, South Surrey

Sponsor & Designer: Shelly Kent-Snowsell

Crescent Cottage – 12261 Sullivan Street, Crescent Beach

Sponsor: Madeline Bee, Ambiente, Flowers & Co
Designer: Marylou Willmott & Jacqueline Webb