West Vancouver will host its own winter festival this weekend, celebrating the one year anniversary of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics. The Columba Festival (named after a constellation that appears over our North Shore skies at this time of year) will feature concerts and activities along the Waterfront, at the Community Centre, Ferry Building, Silk Purse Studio, and John Lawson Park [Google Map].
Friday February 11, 2011
6:00pm – 10:30pm at John Lawson Park
Community Dance Showcase (featuring Anna Wyman School of Dance Arts, Pro Arte Centre, Vanleena Dance Academy, O’Connor Irish Dancers, Hot Flash Hoofers), Phoenix Rising fire show, and performance by Mother Mother with special guests Said the Whale.
Saturday, February 12, 2011
12:00pm – 2:00pm Dancers and drumming at the Community Centre
12:00pm – 9:00pm Park Royal Oceanside Ice Skate (14th St Ferry Building Landing)
6:30pm – 8:30pm Starlight Skate to music at the Ferry Building Landing
7:00pm – 9:00pm Jazz melodies by Emma Postl Trio at the Silk Purse Studio
All events are free of charge and the 3,000 square foot outdoor ice rink (by donation) will be setup until February 20th, 2011.