5 things to do on the North Shore this weekend

The annual North Shore Art Crawl is set to open up the art world to visitors of North and West Vancouver this weekend with more than 280 artists at 91 locations from Horseshoe Bay to Deep Cove in the mix. Explore artist’s studios, galleries and more from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Visit northvanarts.ca/nsac to see a list of participating venues and take a closer look at the artist profiles.

Tonight is the last night to catch Rockridge Secondary theatre company’s production of Radium Girls, which traces the story of a dial painter as she fights for her day in court during the age of radium and Madame Curie circa 1918. Tickets: $15, email avril_foster@hotmail.com to reserve a seat. 

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Adorn your best outfit and put on your best attitude for tomorrow night’s 37th annual Seycove Auction, Dinner and Dance, with festivities slated to kick off at 6 p.m. and scheduled to run until midnight. The theme this year is a Circus Funhouse and will feature dinner, live music as well as silent and live auctions. The gala benefits Seycove Secondary as well as Cove Cliff, Dorothy Lynas and Sherwood Park elementary schools. For tickets go to seycoveauction.org

The Squamish Nation and West Vancouver Youth Band are set to present The Gathering of Eagles II: Wolf Song Concert, featuring the world premiere of composer Robert Buckley’s “Wolf Song,” tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. at the Chief Joe Mathias Centre in North Vancouver. The event is a cultural collaboration between Sp’akwus Slulem (Eagle Song Dancers) of the Squamish Nation and the WVYB Symphonic Band. Tickets are $35 and are available at wvyb.ca

Presentation House Theatre will feature the puppet artistry of Bernd Ogrodnik with his production of Metamorphosis (for adult audiences) on tonight and tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. The revered Icelandic puppeteer’s production, which features a number of wood-crafted puppets he created himself, is made up of vignettes and shorts stories that target big picture ideas such as love, compassion, and the constantly changing nature of existence. Tickets: $15-$28

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