Friday, Nov. 25
The Gram Partisans is the headline act at the Crossroads Coffeehouse, a fundraiser for the hospice society in the Tri-Cities. Doors at the Gathering Place (1100-2253 Leigh Sq., Port Coquitlam) open at 7 p.m with the open mic starting at 7:30 p.m. The folk band takes the stage at 8:50 p.m. Entry is $5 at the door.
See a one-of-a-kind performance for Place des Arts’ 50th year, at an anniversary gala at the Evergreen Cultural Centre (1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam). e reception is at 6:30 p.m. while the production, under the direction of Susan Bertoia with design by Marcus Valliant, is at 8 p.m. e show tells the story of Place des Arts. Admission is free; however, registration is required. All ages are welcome.
Saturday, Nov. 26
ART CLUB SHOW
Check out the original pieces by members of the Coquitlam Art Club today and Nov. 27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p .m. in the Centennial room at Dogwood Pavilion (1655 Winslow Ave., Coquitlam). The mediums include textiles, drawings, oil and acrylic paintings, watercolours and pastels. Admission is free.
Swing by the City Centre branch of the Coquitlam Public Library (1169 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam) for a board game and to meet new people. Board Game Day runs from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in Rooms 136 and 137. The event is recommended for ages eight and up. No registration is needed.
LIGHT THE LAKE
The City of Coquitlam will kick off its annual Lights at Lafarge display with a party from 5 to 8 p.m. at Town Centre Park (1299 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam). The free family-friendly event will feature food vendors, artistic activities, entertainment and a grand finale performance. Presented by Coquitlam Centre, the light show runs nightly until the end of January.
SWEET LITTLE LIES
Hear the sounds of Fleetwood Mac with the cover band Fleetwood Magic, which will play the American band’s greatest hits from 1969 to 1987. The show at the Inlet Theatre (inside Port Moody City Hall, 100 Newport Dr.) is at 7 p.m. Tickets are $39, or $45 at the door.
Cheer on the Coquitlam Express as the hockey players meet Chilliwack on home ice at the Poirier Sport and Leisure Complex (633 Poirier St., Coquitlam). The game starts at 7 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 27
WINTER FARMERS MARKET
Grab your grocery bags and head to the Port Moody Recreation Complex (300 Ioco Rd., Port Moody) for the winter farmers market, run by the Grow Local Society. Tour the market between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to find fresh fare, meats and handcrafted items.
Join volunteers any Sunday, rain or shine, at the Mossom Creek Hatchery & Education Centre (Mossom Creek Drive, Port Moody) to help out with odd jobs and learn about watershed stewardship and fish culture. The gate is open on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Visitors are welcome.
See choreographer Joshua Beamish showcase contemporary dance pieces in a production called Proximity, at 7 p.m. at the Evergreen Cultural Centre (1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam). The show looks at two of his own creations: the world premiere of “Lost Touch,” and “Proximity.” As well, Beamish will perform two solos choreographed for him: “Redemption” and “Ablaze Amongst the Fragments fo Your Sky.” Beamish has danced at venues around the world. Tickets are $35/$32/$16.