North Shore Culture Days returns on September 29, 30, October 1, 2017. Since 2009, artists and cultural organizations in cities and towns across Canada have come together and invited the public to participate in free interactive and behind-the-scenes activities to discover their cultural spirit and passion. Culture Days activity organizers in North Vancouver and West Vancouver are offering a variety of creative experiences in community activity hubs all across the North Shore.
Plan your Culture Days Weekend Now!
View all the events and activities happening by clicking on the accordians below or visit the national Culture Days website and plan your Culture Days experience.
Lynn Valley Centre and Lynn Valley Town Centre are welcoming customers to all shops, restaurants and facilities in the area with up to three hours of free parking, regardless of what establishments customers choose to patronize. Parking lot signage has been updated to reflect this.
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm - Program for kids
2:00 pm - Official Opening with special guest: Eagle Song Dancers - Spakwus Slulum
2:00 pm – 7:30 pm – Festival
Where: Lynn Valley Village, 1233 - 1277 Lynn Valley Road, North Vancouver
Celebrating Polish culture and food on the North Shore.
The 5th annual Polish Cultural Festival will feature Polish music, singing and folk dancing and a special program for children and youth with puppet theatre show, arts and games activities, sing along, balloon lady, face-painting and more.
Folk dances performed by Polonez Polish Folk Art Ensemble from Edmonton.
Vendors will be selling Polish T-shirts and accessories, jewelry, arts and crafts, as well as plenty of delicious traditional Polish food such as sausages, perogis and pastries.
Come have fun at Polish Festival, there will be lots to enjoy. Celebrate with your family and friends and meet others in the community.
We hope to see you all at our action-packed family event. Free admission.
Be a Volunteer at the Polish Festival call 604-786-1709 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Presented by the North Shore Polish Association Belweder.
Live & Local brings together North Vancouver's most popular concert series (formerly the Friday Night Summer Concerts Series) and new arts events to deliver 33 exciting and free cultural experiences for families, residents and visitors all summer long.
Presenting Sponsor: Darwin Construction
Major Sponsor: TD Bank Group
Media Sponsor: North Shore News
Concert Neighbourhood Sponsors: Lynn Valley Village, The BOTTO Team, Delany’s Coffee
Concert Stage Sponsors - see each event
LYNN VALLEY CONCERT STAGE
Every Friday night during July and August we will be entertained with a line-up of excellent bands and we hope that you will come and enjoy.
7 Mazacote Latin Dance
Evening sponsors: Town Centre Dental / Beach Tanning / Booster Juice
Mazacote, a hard hitting six piece afro-latin dance band, playing horn-driven, New York salsa and beats from Colombia, Puerto Rico and Cuba, will be first on stage this Friday, July 7th at 7:00pm.
Last year the crowd could not hold back and formed a conga-line and marched around the plaza with appropriate hip swinging and surge of happiness. We are sure that you will not be disappointed by coming and enjoy this great band.
18 Smith and Jones CCR/Classic Rock
Evening sponsors: Jenny Gill and Suzanne Callaghan VPG Realty Inc. / RNB Dance & Theatre Art Society / North Vancouver District Public Library
21 Terminal Station Blues Rock
Evening sponsors: Browns Socialhouse / Jane Thornthwaite MLA North Vancouver-Seymour / Lynn Valley Optometry
28 Platform Soul Disco Funk
Evening sponsors: Restoration Health Clinic / Nourish Market / Kirshner Financial Services
4 VOC Sweet Soul Gospel Choir Motown
Evening sponsors: Valley Suchi / Zazou Salon & Academy / Canopy Integrated Health
11 Gary Comeau & The Voodoo Allstars New Orleans Roots & Blues
Evening sponsors: BOTTO Real Estate / Vancity Savings Credit Union / VanPet Lynn Valley
18 Adam Woodall Band Folk Rock
Evening sponsors: Delany's Coffee / Posy / Soper Financial Services
25 West of Memphis Country Rock
Evening sponsors: Canyon Dental & Laser Skin Care / YYoga North Shore Elements / The Village Barber
LYNN VALLEY CULTURE STAGES
5 Move it and make it
Axé Capoeira demo, Troy Bop Shop dance workshop, and crafting with Thrifty by Design.
12 Celtic Kick Up
North Shore Celtic Ensemble and Nora Pickett Dance Troupe
19 Latin Live
Creating summer heat with Afro Cuban Latin band Marlin Rammzzini
26 First Welcome - Hych'ka
Arts, crafts, music & dance workshops with Presentation House Theatre and Mortal Coil Performance.
2 Ballroom Bliss
Learn to Waltz and Cha Cha the night away with David Marsigan.
9 Party in the Plaza
A night of cheer with the youth Sm:)e Band and the Hoop Fairy!
16 Village Beat
Feel the rhythm of percussion and test out a variety of instruments with the Fairfield Music zoo.
23 Village Music
This vintage vocal trio take on the sounds of the 1920's, 40's and 50's
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The 3rd Annual Summer Solstice Block Party will be held in the Lynn Valley Village Plaza on Sunday, June 18th, 2- 5pm. Come and enjoy live entertainments, games, crafting, music and all sorts of block party fun!
We will also do the draw in the Lynn Valley Village Father's Day Contest.
The event is put on by North Vancouver Recreation & Culture.