Enjoy Live Performances: Sounds of the holidays

Hear the sounds of the holidays with live performances by local musicians at the West Coast Christmas Show, Tradex Abbotsford.

The West Coast Christmas Show is Western Canada’s leading Holiday Season Show that brings together under one roof Holiday gifts, fancy foods, personal services, decor ideas, festive seminars and culinary presentations.

Hear the sounds of the holidays with live performances by local musicians at the West Coast Christmas Show starting Friday November 30th through Saturday December 1st and Sunday December 2nd 2012.

Free Trolley Ride: Upon arrival at the West Coast Christmas Show take a free ride from your car to the main entrance in the Tradex parking lot aboard a traditional Christmas decorated trolley!

The Vancouver Trolley Company will be operating one of their Christmas decorated trolleys as a shuttle in the Tradex visitor parking lot to help visitors get to and from their vehicles.

Photos with Santa: Santa will be on-site, ready to kick start the Holiday season, wandering around the show and posing for pictures with you and the kids. Santa will be on the show floor during the following times over the weekend:

Friday (show hours 11am – 9pm) Santa’s hours: 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Saturday (show hours 10am–6pm) Santa’s hours: Noon – 4 pm

Sunday (show hours 10am – 5pm) Santa’s hours: 11 am – 3 pm

You may take your own photos with Santa. There will be no official photographer for paid photos.

So be sure to bring your camera and just walk up to Santa and ask him to pose for a picture with your family!

Fused Glass Demos On Stage: Create-It Emporium is a contemporary arts and crafts studio, located in Cloverdale, which offers a variety of ways to express your own creativity through drop in arts, workshops, kid’s camps and parties. In addition to offering drop in paint-your-own-pottery and glass fusion, and a sewing cafe with all the supplies you need to get your mending or project done, we also offer a variety of workshops from knitting, crocheting and sewing to creating wonderful handicrafts for your home, your wedding and all your special occasions. We search out the best experts in their areas and bring their talents to our comfortable, cozy shop where you can create your masterpiece in a relaxed and fun atmosphere.

Create-It Emporium owners, sisters – Stefanie O’Keeffe and Joanna Redfern will be on stage all three days of the show demonstrating creating Fused Glass Gifts,  and they will do one make and take a day for 6 people called: Fused Glass Pendants  on Friday at 1:30 pm, Saturday at 10am and Sunday at 2:30 pm.

Be one of the lucky six persons to take part in this exciting make and take with fused glass.

For further information about tickets and the show please the West Coast Christmas Show website.

 

 

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