Tri-Cities Culture Days Weekend: Port Moody

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Inspiring greater public participation in arts, culture and heritage, Port Moody, Coquitlam, and Port Coquitlam will host over 25 free events during Culture Days, September 29th to October 1st.

Tri-Cities Culture Days

Culture Days in Port Moody

The City of Port Moody invites residents and visitors to celebrate Culture Days with free, hands-on activities that encourage the public to go behind the scenes and discover the world of arts and culture. The lineup of events includes:

Port Moody Scavenger Hunt (free)
When: September 29 – October 1, 2017
Where: Around Port Moody
Explore Port Moody’s rich heritage and diverse public art as you follow clues and answer questions in the Port Moody Scavenger Hunt. Participants have a chance to win City swag. Use #pomoscavenger2017 to earn extra chances to win. Register online »

Canada 150 Mosaic (free)
When: September 29, 2017 from 3:00pm to 7:00pm
Where: Port Moody Station Museum (2734 Murray Street)
When: September 30, 2017 from 10:00am to 6:00pm
Where: Port Moody Station Museum (2734 Murray Street)
When: October 1, 2017 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Where: Where: Port Moody Station Museum (2734 Murray Street)
Celebrate Canada 150 during Culture Days by painting a tile for Port Moody’s Canada 150 Mosaic Mural, one of 150 being completed across Canada. The mural will depict our city’s waterfront environment and honour Port Moody’s history. Artists and aspiring artists of all ages are invited to add their personal touch by painting their own unique tile.

Port Moody museum HDR

A Virtual Tour of Rocky Point Park (free)
When: Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Where: Parkview Room, City Hall (100 Newport Drive)
Have you experienced virtual reality (VR) yet? Stop in for a short demo of a new, interactive VR experience showcasing Rocky Point Park, and explore Port Moody as you try out some state-of-the-art VR hardware.

Artist-in-Residence Finale (free)
When: Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Where: Inlet Theatre (100 Newport Drive)
Ryan Mellors, an internationally-renowned contemporary juggler who has been Port Moody’s artist-caretaker-in-residence for the past year, brings his “Circus at Rocky Point Park” indoors for a finale performance. Join Ryan and other local talents as he demonstrates new tricks and techniques perfected during his residency at Rocky Point Park.

Venosta Radio Show (free)
When: Sunday, October 1, 2017 from 3:00 t0 4:00pm
Where: Inlet Theatre (100 Newport Drive)
The Venosta Radio Show will take you back to the days before television when families would gather around the radio to be entertained by stories, ads, sound effects, and music. Enjoy a free behind-the-scenes look at how a 1920s radio show was produced. The Venosta Radio Show is performed by Expect Theatre and presented by the Port Moody Station Museum.

More events include:
An Introduction to Ceramics
Art 4 Life Exhibition
Blackberry Artists Gift Shop
Literacy & Art
Open Studio at The Stitchery
Port Moody Welcome Post Project
Pottery Workshop at Spatial Art Studio
Salmon Sunday at Mossom Creek
Silk Gallery Tour & Virtual Hand Print
Spatial Art Studio
Read the full list here »

Culture Days represents the largest-ever collective public participation campaign undertaken by the arts and cultural community in Canada with over 7,500 free, hands-on, interactive activities that invite the public to create, participate and share. Miss604 is proud to be a media partner of the Tri-Cities Culture Days weekend. Stay tuned for more event listings in the coming days.

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