Daniel Wesley: Local rocker headlines "Halloween Howl" event hosted by White Rock Firefighters on Saturday, Oct. 27 at Star of the Sea hall in White Rock, with guests Six Gun Romeo. This is a benefit concert to build a beachfront playground in White Rock. Tickets are $30, www. wrff.eventbrite.ca, 604-531-6045.
Vancouver Orpheus Male Choir: 20th anniversary concert 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27 at White Rock Baptist Church, 1657 140th St., South Surrey. Tickets $20/18, 604515-5686, vancouverorpheus.org.
Atlantic Crossing: Best of the British: Tribute concert featuring the music of Rod Stewart, Elton John and The Beatles, 7: 30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28 at Coast Capital Playhouse, White Rock, www.whiterockplayers. ca. Info: www.rockitboy.com.
Joy of Music Concert: Popular hospital fundraiser presented by Kay Hogg Goodwill Group, Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary, Thursday, Nov. 8 at Coast Capital Playhouse, 1532 Johnston Rd., White Rock. Concert features award-winning Semiahmoo Jazz groups and Double Deuce.
Tickets $20 via Peace Arch Hospital gift shop, Alicia at 604-536-5634 or Wendy at 604-538-0162.
Steelin' in the Years: Tribute to Steely Dan concert 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 at Blue Frog studio/concert hall in White Rock, featuring A-list local musicians. Tickets and info: www.bluefrogstudios.ca.
White Rock Trad Jazz Society: Presents three-hour concert/dance events Sunday afternoons (select dates) at Crescent Beach Legion, 3-6 p.m. at 2643 128th St., South Surrey. Info: 604-591-7275, www. whiterocktradjazz.com. Oct. 28: Arnt Arntzen and The Hot Foot Five.
Jazz Vespers: Performances by local jazz musicians on the second and fourth Sunday of every month, 4 p.m., at Northwood United Church, 8855 156th St., Surrey. Admission by donation. Info: 604-581-8454. Oct. 28: Diane Lines & Friends.
Classical Coffee Concerts at Surrey Arts Centre's studio theatre: 75-minute classical concerts on select Thursday mornings Featured artists: Sarah Hagen, solo piano (Nov. 22). Tickets and info: 604-501-5566.
Potters House of Horrors:
Halloween-related attraction is a 9,000-sq.-foot labyrinth at site of plant nursery, open daily from 6 to 10 p.m. (6-7 p.m. for younger kids) at 12530 72nd Ave., Surrey. Tickets range from $10 to $17, depending on age and date. Info: 604-572-7706.
West Beach Pumpkin Festival:
Daytime event Saturday, Oct. 27 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at West Beach area of White Rock, along Marine Drive. Event hosted by White Rock BIA in collaboration with businesses in area. Info: www.inwhiterock.com.
Surrey Nature Centre: "Drop in for some Halloween fun in our pumpkin patch and carve your own pumpkin to take home" during event Saturday, Oct. 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 14255 96th Ave., Surrey. "Meet some creatures of the forest and catch a glimpse of the Forest Fairy. Create a spooky eco-craft and enjoy Halloween treats. An outdoor event. Costumes are encouraged. Event runs rain or shine." Fee $5 per child; info: 604-502-6065, email@example.com.
Children's Halloween Festival at Bear Creek Park Train: Daytime Halloween activities are for all ages, daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., to Oct. 31, including train rides through the forest, crafts, games, treats and take-home pumpkins. Admission rates range from free (babies) to $9.50 (adults). The Haunted Forest Scream Train runs nightly from 6: 30 to 10 p.m. For info, call 604-501-1232 or visit www.bctrains.com.
Historic Stewart Farm: "Haunted Farm" guided tour from 7 to 8: 30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, for kids age seven to 11 ($15 fee). To register, call 604-501-5100 or visit www. surrey.ca/register.
Surrey Museum: "Halloween Tricks and Treats" decorating session (two sessions Friday, Oct. 26, $4.25 fee). Call 604-592-6956 to register.
Halloween party at Bear Creek Community Church: "Everyone welcome, bouncy castle, inexpensive food, bonfire and games. Come in your costume and win free candy and prizes - great fun for the whole family," 6: 30 to 8: 30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31, at 8383 140th St., Surrey, 604-590-5957.
"Who Walks in the Dark": White Rock Players' Club produces Bram Stoker tale for the Coast Capital Playhouse stage, 1532 Johnston Rd., White Rock, to Oct. 27 (Wed.-Sat. 8 p.m., plus matinee 2: 30 p.m. on Oct. 21). Tickets and info: 604-536-7535, email firstname.lastname@example.org, whiterockplayers.ca.
"Catch Me If You Can": Surrey Little Theatre opens its new season with comedy/mystery play written by Robert Thomas (not to be confused with 2002 movie of same title), from Oct. 25 to Nov. 17 (Thurs.-Sat. evenings, plus matinees on Nov. 4, 11) at 7027 184th St., Surrey. Tickets are $15, 604-576-8451. More info: www.surreylittletheatre.com.
"One Man in His Time": Veteran actor Antony Holland returns with his new one-man show, an account of his experiences in Egypt and Libya during the Second World War, at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4 at Kennedy Seniors rec centre, 11760 88th Ave., North Delta. Tickets $20 for adults, $15 for youth/seniors. 604-596-1025, www.deltaartscouncil.ca.
"Phantom of the Panto": Fraser Valley Gilbert & Sullivan Society show on stage at Surrey Arts Centre, Nov. 28 to Dec. 9. www.fvgss.org.
Lorne Elliott: "The Upside of the Downturn": Comedy/music show at Surrey Arts Centre Tuesday, Oct. 30 features humourist, storyteller and musician. $30/33, 604-501-5566.
Just For Laughs comedy tour: A "Relationship Edition" of tour, Friday, Nov. 23 at Bell Performing Arts Centre, Surrey. 1-855-985-5000.
International Artist Day celebration: "A Small Introduction" event Oct. 25-27 at Golden Cactus studio, 15177 Russell Ave., White Rock. Meet artists Marilyn Hurst and Chris MacClure during special times on those days. More info: 604-536-3049 or email email@example.com.
Brass Band Art Group presents a one-day art show and sale, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28 at Scott Road Brewing, #103-7533 135th St., Surrey, featuring works by the group's painters, sculptors and photographers. 604-501-2739.
Burnsview Secondary hosts a Harvest Market on Saturday, Oct. 27 - "handmade creations, one-of-a-kind treasures and delicious treats for all!" Event from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the North Delta school, 7658 112th St. Admission is $2 (kids 10 and under free). This is a fundraiser for the grad class of 2013.
"Community Gardening" session at Surrey Museum: Have a green thumb but lacking green space? Learn how to participate in one of Surrey's diverse community gardens from members of Surrey's Hazelnut Meadows Community Gardens, Saturday, Oct. 27, 3-4 p.m. Fee $5 (16+ yrs), pre-registration required.
Info: 604-592-6956 or online at www.surrey.ca/heritage.