Jaclyn Guillou: Jazz singer, composer and bandleader performs Oct. 12 at First United Church, 15385 Semiahmoo Ave., White Rock. Info: 604-501-5566, tickets.surrey.ca.
JW-Jones: Blues-guitar pro performs Saturday, Oct. 13 at Rhumba Room of Pacific Inn hotel, South Surrey, in another show presented by White Rock Blues Society. Tickets are $20/25, tickets. surrey.ca, 604-542-6515, at 1160 King George Blvd.
The Fab Fourever: "Canada's #1 Beatles tribute band" in concert 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14 at Bell Performing Arts Centre, Surrey. A Legends of Rock 'n' Roll production. Info and tickets: 604-507-6355, www.bellperformingartscentre.com, www.fabfourever.com.
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra's Surrey Nights series: "Pictures at an Exhibition" concert 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15 at Bell Performing Arts Centre, Surrey, featuring violinist Nicholas Wright and conductor Bramwell Tovey.
Tickets $39, 604-876-3434. Dan Hill: Veteran singer/songwriter ("Sometimes When We Touch") performs Oct. 16 at Blue Frog concert stage/studio in White Rock, with special guest Ron Irving. Tickets $45, bluefrogstudios.ca/newshows.html.
"Piano Extravaganza" concert featuring the Bergmanns of South Surrey and Duo Tselyakov of Winnipeg, Friday, Oct. 19 at White Rock Baptist Church, 8 p.m., at 140th St./16th Ave. Info: 604-535-6692, www.whiterockconcerts.com.
Daniel Wesley: Local rocker headlines "Halloween Howl" event hosted by White Rock Firefighters on Oct. 27 at Star of the Sea hall in White Rock, with guests Six Gun Romeo. 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.
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. 14: Jillian Lebeck, Laura Crema and Bill Coon; Oct. 28: Diane Lines & Friends; Nov. 11: Karen Graves/Miles Black Quartet; Nov. 25: Deanna Knight Trio; Dec. 9: Jennifer Scott/Rene Worst.
Classical Coffee Concerts at Surrey Arts Centre's studio theatre: New series for 2012-13 season features 75-minute classical concerts by host pianist Sarah Hagen and special guests on select Thursdays, starting with coffee and pastries at 9: 30 a.m. and concert at 10: 30 a.m. Featured artists: Ariel Barnes, cello (Oct. 18); Sarah Hagen, piano (Nov. 22); Martin Chalifour, violin (Feb. 7); Ken Lavigne, singer (March 7).
Delta Arts Council open mic: "Actors, singers, musicians, poets and dancers are welcome to join Delta Arts Council's open mic on Friday, Oct. 19 at Firehall Centre for the Arts (11489 84th Ave., North Delta). Patti McGregor is emcee. Doors open at 7 p.m. Info: 604-581-6270.
"Diamond in the Rock" open mic night for young performers (19 and under) on the last Wednesday of every month (7 p.m.) at Roadhouse Grille, 1781 King George Blvd., Surrey.
"Do You Want What I Have Got? A Craigslist Cantata": Acclaimed comedy-musical by Veda Hille and Bill Richardson, featuring personal ads set to music, is at Surrey Arts Centre from Oct. 9-20. Tickets $2541, 604-501-5566, surrey.ca/arts.
"Who Walks in the Dark": White Rock Players' Club produces Bram Stoker tale for the Coast Capital Playhouse stage, 1532 Johnston Rd., White Rock, from Oct. 10-27 (Wed.-Sat. 8 p.m., plus matinee 2: 30 p.m. on Oct. 21). Tickets and info: 604536-7535, email wrpctix@uniserve. com, whiterockplayers.ca.
"Math Out Loud": Multi-media production gives teens a closer look at math through music, dance and theatre, Oct. 23-28 at Surrey Arts Centre (school and public performances). Info: www. mathoutloud.ca, 604-501-5566.
"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.
"Phantom of the Panto": Fraser Valley Gilbert & Sullivan Society production on stage at Surrey Arts Centre from Nov. 28 to Dec. 9. Info: www.fvgss.org.
"Pinocchio": Panto production staged by White Rock Players' Club from Nov. 30 to Dec. 29 at Coast Capital Playhouse, White Rock.
Info and tickets: 604-536-7535, email email@example.com, whiterockplayers.ca.
Lorne Elliott: "The Upside of the Downturn": Comedy/music show at Surrey Arts Centre Tuesday, Oct. 30 features humourist, storyteller and musician. Tickets $30/33, 604-5015566, surrey.ca/arts.
White Rock Social Justice Film Society shows documentary movies with themes of social justice at First United Church, 15385 Semiahmoo Ave., White Rock. Admission by donation. Info: whiterocksocialjusticefilmfestival.ca. Oct. 26: "The Hemp Solution."
Get Reel: Film series hosted by Semiahmoo Arts, with screenings held on select nights, 7 p.m. start. Guest speakers lead a discussion following each film. Tickets $10/11; Info: 604-536-8333, www. whiterockartscouncil.com. Oct. 17: "Dangerous Method"; Nov. 28: "Edwin Boyd: Citizen Gangster"
Surrey Historical Society meeting, Saturday, Oct. 13 at 10 a.m. in the downstairs meeting room of Surrey Archives Building, 17671 56th Ave., Cloverdale. "This week, after our regular meeting, a presentation by Ryan Gallagher ('Growing up in Surrey') will be shown at the Archives Building. Join with us to discover what is happening in you community." For information, call 604-576-9734.
Surrey Museum: "Baskets for Barter" exhibit on view to Dec. 24. Museum at 17710 56A Ave. Info: www.surrey.ca/heritage, 604-5926956.
Historic Stewart Farm: "From Field to Table: The Pioneer Kitchen Garden Revival" exhibit at Stewart Hall, to Nov. 3. At 13723 Crescent Rd., South Surrey. Info: 604-592-6956, www. surrey.ca/heritage.
Evening Edition Toastmasters
hold an open house 'Face your Fear of Public Speaking' on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 7: 30 p.m., at Earl Marriott Secondary. "Toastmasters' purpose is to help you overcome that fear and enable you to confidently deliver a speech that connects with your audience." Admission is free for those who have attended less than three toastmasters club meetings. Info: eveningeditiontoastmasters.com.
Jump Joint Swing: Retro swing dance events held every Saturday night with host Kirk MacIntyre of Metro Kids Society, doors open 9: 45 p.m. at Jump Joint dance hall, #11012332 Pattullo Pl., North Surrey (next to Xcalibur Bowling). Admission fee $5, all ages, swing dance classes available. Net proceeds to Metro Kids Society, www.MetroKids.ca. Oktoberfest dance at White Rock Elks hall 4: 30 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, 1469 George St., 604-538-4016, www.whiterockelks.ca, featuring bratwurst, Black Forest Cake etc., silent auction, music by Greg Hampson. Tickets $10/12.50. Surrey Fiddlers Old Time Dance takes place at Clayton Hall (18513 70th Ave., Surrey ) on first Thursday of every month, 7: 30 p.m. Admission is $3. For info, call 604-576-1066.
SASSY Awards gala event (Service Above Self Surrey Youth) Friday, Oct. 19 at Bell Performing Arts Centre, featuring pop singer Victoria Duffield, MuchMusic VJ Sarah Taylor, hip-hop dance crew Freshh, pre-show party with Tommy Alto and Nat & Drew of Virgin Radio and more. Tickets $25/50, www. sassyawards.ca. Event hosted by Semiahmoo Rotary.
'Read the Book? Watch the Movie' Film Festival: "Bring a blanket and a snack to our free movie matinees at Guildford Library. We'll chat about the book and movie versions after each showing." Friday, Oct. 12, 2 pm with showing of "The Lucky One"; Saturday, Oct. 13, 11 am with showing of "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel"; Saturday, Oct. 13, 2 pm with showing of "Salmon Fishing in the Yemen." Adults and teens only. Most movies are rated PG or PG-13. Movies feature adult content and themes. Drop in at Guildford Library, 15105 105th Ave.
Halos for Hospice: FUN-Raiser & Fashion Show for White Rock/South Surrey Hospice Society: Event on Oct. 14 from 2 to 6 p.m. at U-Lounge, South Surrey. "Enjoy an afternoon of food, fun and fabulous. Tickets are only $35 and include a signature cocktail, appy buffet, exclusive shopping, fashion show by local boutiques, exclusive shopping and live auction - many opportunities to win some great prizes." Call 604-542-5868 for ticket and table reservations.
2012 Healthy Workplace Award: Surrey Board of Trade and WorkSafe BC will be presenting this award, with nomination deadline of Friday, Oct. 12. "If your company excels at workplace safety, we want to know." Info: businessinsurrey.com.
21st annual fundraising book sale at White Rock Museum & Archives: Choose from thousands of interesting books at event Oct. 1328, from 11 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m. daily, at 14970 Marine Dr., White Rock. Info: 604-541-2222.
Friends of White Rock Library host Fall Book Sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 at the library, 15342 Buena Vista Ave., White Rock. Info: 604-541-2201.
Annual Fibre Flair Sale and Exhibit hosted by Peace Arch Weavers and Spinners Guild on Oct. 20-21 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily) at Ocean Park Hall, 1577 128th St., South Surrey. Hand-woven wearable art, knitted and felted items, hand-spun wool, jewelry, more. Free admission, demonstrations and silent auction. More info: Call Jeanette Banta, 604-535-0325. Members of this group meet every Wednesday at Surrey Museum.
Crafty Affaire hosts its Harvest Market on Saturday, Oct. 27 at Burnsview Secondary School in North Delta and Holiday Market to be held Dec. 1-2 at Elgin Hall in South Surrey. "Crafty Affaire is a juried market to ensure that there is a best mix of handmade vendors." For more information, visit www. craftyaffaire.com.
New to You Linens and Collectibles annual sale Nov. 2-3 at First United Church (White Rock) as fall fundraiser for The Kwatcha Group of the Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary Society. Times are Nov. 2 from 9: 30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Nov. 3 from 8: 30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at corner of Buena Vista/Centre, White Rock. For pickup/info, contact Gladys, 604531-1681, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cloverdale United Church women are hosting their annual Fall Craft Fair on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 17575 58A Ave., Cloverdale. Tables are $25,call Marguerite Cryer at 604-574-5603.
Harvest dinner at Colebrook United Church: Friday, Oct. 19, 6 p.m., at 5441 125A St., Surrey. Adults/$15; Children 6-12/$7; under 6/Free. For tickets, call 604-591-7919 or 604-596-2412.
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. This outdoor event is perfect for families with small children. Costumes are encouraged. Event runs rain or shine." Fee $5 per child; info: 604-502-6065, email@example.com.
"Shadows of Eternity": Paws 2 Dance shows involve dogs and indoor kite fliers in fantasy/drama set in Ancient Egypt, at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 and 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 4 at Bell Performing Arts Centre, Surrey. Tickets and info: 604507-6355, paws2dance.com.