5 things to do on the North Shore this weekend

Catch Argyle Secondary’s first large-scale theatre production in a decade tonight with The Thrilling Case of Martha Kane. Audiences are invited to take a look at the fictional town of Silver Lake, where the apparent murder of the titular character, coupled with a revolving cast of colorful suspects, begs the question, “Who dunnit?” The original production is showing tonight at 6:30 p.m., before continuing its run next Monday. Tickets: $12

If you venture to the Shipyards this weekend you’ll get to do something quite novel: actually go aboard a ship! The BAP Unión Peruvian tall ship dropped anchor at Burrard Dry Dock Pier Wednesday evening, and will be open for tours to the public today and tomorrow from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The ship is named after a famous Peruvian covervette that fought in the War of the Pacific, commanded by Peruvian hero Miguel Grau.

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Old-timey band Petunia and the Vipers are set to play Fire Station 1 in North Vancouver tomorrow afternoon starting at 2 p.m. The free event, part of the Kevin Mooney Fire Hall Concert Series, will feature the roots-based modern rocking and balladeering musicians as they mix rockabilly, country swing and sweet melodic ballads. And there’ll be yodeling!

There’s a Collectibles and Antiques Sale happening tomorrow at Highlands United Church from 9 a.m. to noon, featuring everything from buttons to books, jewelry and post cards, and other intriguing ephemera. Cash and credit accepted.

Steve Maddock, regarded by many as one of Western Canada’s premier jazz vocalists, is performing with his quartet at the ANAVETS club located at 119 East Third St. on Sunday starting at 3 p.m. as part of North Van Arts’ Jazz Sundays series. Tickets: $10

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