Hallelujah! December is here this weekend. Begin the month’s festivities by catching Handel’s Messiah, a timeless masterpiece led by a 110-voice choir running at The BlueShore at CapU tomorrow and Sunday at 8 p.m. and 3 p.m., respectively. Tickets: $10-$35
The Shipyards in Lower Lonsdale is once again being transformed into a winter wonderland for the City of North Vancouver’s annual Christmas Festival. The festive celebration kicks off tomorrow at 3 p.m., marking the start of the holiday season and offering a chance to enjoy the magic of the waterfront area, including a winter artisan market at the Pipe Shop, visiting Santa’s workshop and taking a photo with the jolly elf himself, as well as holiday craft making stations and pony rides for the kids. More information here.
More than 30 tables of holiday gifts, baked goods, festive plants, used books and more await you at the Montroyal Holiday Market running today from noon to 3:30 p.m. Free admission.
In celebration of the North Shore Celtic Ensemble 21st anniversary, the group is throwing a showcase concert at Centennial Theatre tomorrow. The showcase, called Mosaic, which is billed as a colourful display of musical diversity, starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $15-$25
Back by popular demand, Where the Wild Things Are returns to Presentation House Theatre this weekend, with showings tonight at 6 p.m., tomorrow at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m., and Sunday at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. The highly interactive production is adapted from the timeless classic by Maurice Sendak. Tickets: $12.50-$22