10 things to do in Surrey in March

Feb 24 2018, 6:30 am

Surrey is packed with exciting events in March, such as St Patrick’s Day, Chef Vij Culinary Arts Workshop, and more. Plan your schedule with our 10 things to do around the city this month.

For more things happening around town, check out our events section.

Rollin’ Trainwreck

  • What: A fundraiser for Penmar Community Arts Society with The Rollin’ Trainwreck, a bluegrass-country-rock inspired trio consisting of Jesse Burch, Philip Puxley and Phil Bell.
  • When: Saturday, March 3, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: Ocean Park Hall – 1577-128th Street, Surrey
  • Tickets: Online, $20

I Am Woman! Hear Me Laff!

Image: Debra DiGiovanni

  • What: A night of comedy with Debra DiGiovanni, four time Canadian Comedy Award winner, finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, star of Match Game on The Comedy Network, and her own comedy special “Single Awkward Female”. Also featuring Nic Enright Morin, Syd Bosel, and emcee Jan Bannister.
  • When: Friday, March 9, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Main Stage at Surrey Arts Centre – 13750 88 Avenue, Surrey
  • Tickets: Online, $45

Chef Vij Culinary Arts Workshop

  • What: Budding chefs ages 15 to 18 have an opportunity to explore the culinary arts and restaurant management with Vikram Vij at his My Shanti restaurant, in South Surrey.
  • When: Saturday, March 10, Saturday, Apr 28, and Saturday, May 26, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 12:30 pm
  • Where: My Shanti – 15869 Croydon Dr., Surrey
  • Tickets: Online, $125

St. Patrick’s Dance

Green beer for St. Patrick’s Day/Shutterstock

  • What: St Patrick’s Day Celebration at the Whalley Legion. Featuring music by The Defibulators, Irish dancers, a “Pot of Gold” contest and Irish beverages.
  • When: Sunday, March 11, 2018
  • Time: 4 to 8 pm
  • Where: RCL – Whalley Legion Br 229 – 13525 106th Ave,, Surrey
  • Admission: Free

Surrey Civic Theatres 50th Anniversary Gala & Concert

  • What: Surrey Civic Theatres turns 50 with a birthday bash. Celebrate the legacy and inspiration brought to the community, and the artists who have graced its stages. Featuring the BC World Music Collective, and thirteen artists – both indigenous and from away – who now call BC home.
  • When: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
  • Time: 6:30 pm
  • Where: Surrey Arts Centre – 13750 88 Ave, Surrey
  • Tickets: Online, $29-$49

Funny Money

  • What: A mild mannered man, living somewhere in the Lower Mainland, comes home with a briefcase full of money that he accidentally picked up on SkyTrain. Hijinks ensues. Written by Ray Cooney and directed by Ellie King.
  • When: Friday, March 16 to Saturday, March 17, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Main Stage at Surrey Arts Centre – 13750 88 Avenue, Surrey
  • Tickets: Online, $20-$28

Jacques Plante & the Parkdale Knitting League

  • What: Jacques Plante and the Parkdale Knitting League is a true life account of legendary NHL goalie Jacques Plante, with the fictionalized story of Violet Henderson, a lonely Toronto housewife who falls in love with Plante when she learns that, like herself, he is an avid knitter. The story spans the more than 20 years of both Plante’s varied and sometimes tumultuous career, and the romantic fantasy developed by Violet. Presented by Surrey’s Naked Stage.
  • When: Friday, March 16 to Sunday, March 18, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Newton Cultural Centre – 13530 – 72 Avenue, Surrey
  • Tickets: Online, $15

St. Patrick’s Day Swims

  • What: Find your green swimwear and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the pool with your friends and family. All ages are welcome.
  • When: Saturday, March 17, 2018
  • Time: 1:30 to 4 pm
  • Where: Various locations
  • Admission: Regular admission applies

48th Annual Happiness Dance

  • What: Every year, the Surrey Square Wheelers Square and Round Dance Club hosts a “happiness dance” as its main fundraiser for its perennial designated charity, The Centre for Child Development.
  • When: Saturday, March 24, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Where: Kennedy Hall – 8870 120 Street, Surrey
  • Admission: By donation

Old Fashioned Easter at the Historic Stewart Farm

  • What: Meet the Easter bunny, make your own DIY rabbit ears, and decorate egg shaped cookiee. Plus take part in savenger hunts and enjoy face painting.
  • When: Saturday, March 31, 2018
  • Time: 11 am to 3 pm
  • Where: Historic Stewart Farm – 13723 Crescent Rd, Surrey
  • Admission: Free
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