"A Bedfull of Foreigners": Royal Canadian Theatre Company brings British-style farce to Coast Capital Playhouse in White Rock, to Aug. 28. Script involves two different couples booked into the same room at a hotel located on the France-Germany border. Shows Wed-Sat at 8 p.m., also Sundays at 2: 30 p.m. Tickets $23 for adult, $19 seniors (plus service charges). Info: 604-536-7535, www.rctheatreco.com.
"Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story": Hit musical stars Zachary Stevenson as the 1950s rocker, an Arts Club on Tour production Oct. 11-28 (select dates) at Surrey Arts Centre's main stage, Bear Creek Park. 6045015566, tickets.surrey.ca.
"Accomplice": Play written by Rupert Holmes opens the 2011-12 season for White Rock Players' Club, Oct. 12-29 (select dates) at Coast Capital Playhouse, 1532 Johnston Rd., White Rock. Info: 604-536-7535, www.whiterockplayers.ca.
Red Green: Flannel-wearing, duct tape-loving author/comedian performs on "Wit and Wisdom" tour of Canada, 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8 at Bell Performing Arts Centre, Surrey. Tickets and info: 604-507-6355, www. bellperformingartscentre.com.
White Rock Trad Jazz Society: Presents three-hour concert/dance events Sunday afternoons at Crescent Beach Legion with house band Red Beans & Rice, 3-6 p.m.; remaining show date this summer is Aug. 28, at 2643 128th St., South Surrey. Admission: $8/10. Call 604-591-7275 or 604-536-1567, online at whiterocktradjazz.com.
Tribute to Elvis featuring Darren Lee: Award-winning performer from Las Vegas brings 11-piece tribute band to Bell Performing Arts Centre on Friday, Aug. 26, with guest performer Bob Marlowe. Partial proceeds of ticket sales benefit The Mercy Ministry. Info: 604-507-6355.
Fathead: Blues band in concert Friday, Sept. 16 at Rhumba Room bar, Pacific Inn Hotel, South Surrey. www.whiterockblues.com.
Open mic/jams at Sullivan Hall: Youth welcome (age eight to 18) on the first Saturday of every month at Sullivan Hall in Surrey, 64th Avenue at 152nd Street. Reservation required, email orvis.noel@gmail. com to get involved.
The Jam Session: An open-mic night for youth age 12 to 17, runs Fridays from 7-9 p.m. at Todd Brewer School of Music, #209-15225 Thrift Ave., White Rock. 604-538-2295.
Central City Brewing Co.: Live music on stage Saturday nights at restaurant/bar, 13450 102nd Ave., at Central City, Surrey. 604-582-6620, centralcitybrewing.com.
Amber Jack's Tap House: Live music on Friday and Saturday nights, plus rock-blues jams Tuesdays hosted by Worms Hate Rain, karaoke Wednesdays, Kurt Thys acoustic show feat. special guests Thursdays, at Compass Point hotel, 9850 King George Blvd. Info: 604-588-9511.
The Fin: Sports and entertainment bar features live music Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights at #2297115 138th St. 604-596-7775.
Babylon Nightclub: Resident DJs and guests spin hip-hop, top 40 and mash-ups at 300-cap. club, 155 176th St. at Pacific Hwy. border crossing, South Surrey. 6045312299, babylonnightclub.ca.
Ocean Beach: Dance music at hotel bar, 14995 Marine Dr., White Rock. 604-531-0672.
Washington Avenue Grill: Live music Wed.-Sun. at upscale restaurant at East Beach (15782 Marine Dr., White Rock). 6045414244, washingtonavenuegrill.com.
Beecher Street Cafe: Live music on select nights at intimate Crescent Beach restaurant, 12302 Beecher St. 604-538-1964, www. beecherstreetcafe.com.
Sandpiper Pub: Live music on select nights at 15595 Marine Dr., White Rock, 604-531-7625.
Slainte by the Pier: Irish restaurant/bar hosts live music Thurs.-Sun. nights, at 15057 Marine Dr. (West Beach), White Rock, also traditional Irish folk session Sundays at 2 p.m. 778-294-0066.
Iguana's Beach Grill: Live music on weekends at 14985 Marine Dr., White Rock, 604-538-2891.
Dublin Crossing: Hosts live music six nights a week (dark Mondays), at 18789 Fraser Hwy. 604-575-5470.
Mavericks Tap House & Grill: Live bands Friday and Saturday nights; "Bare Bones" solo/duo acts Tuesdays, 5640 188th St., at Highway 10, Surrey. 778-571-1615.
Movies Under the Stars at Holland Park in North Surrey, continues with films Aug. 19 (Bollywood night with "Heyy Babyy"), Aug. 20 ("Tangled") and Aug. 27 (Justin Bieber's "Never Say Never"). Activities start at 4: 30 p.m., including barbecue hosted by North Surrey Lions Club, with movie on outdoor screen starting at dusk. Info: www.downtownsurreybia. com. Holland Park is located at King George Blvd./110th Ave.
"Lightscape" photography show hosted by Crescent Beach Photography Club, on view until Sept. 1 at White Rock Community Centre, 15154 Russell Ave. Club info online at www.cbpc.ca.
Newton Cultural Centre showcases works by local artists at 13530 72nd Ave. Exhibit for month of August is "Barrie/Barry," featuring works by artists Barrie Chadwick and Barry Walker. Info: 604-594-2700, www.artscouncilofsurrey.ca.
Surrey Art Gallery: "ARTS 2011" juried exhibition features works by 50 local artists, to Aug. 21; "John Cranswick: A Quiet Nature" exhibit of "world of contrast" works by the Surrey artist; "Ellen Moffat: vBox" sculpture/musical instrument, to Aug. 28; Gallery is located at Bear Creek Park, 88th Ave. near King George Blvd. Info: 604-501-5566, www.arts.surrey.ca.
Surrey Museum: "Stellar Space" exhibit offers a look at Canadian space history and more, on view from to Aug. 27; Museum located at 17710 56A Ave., Cloverdale. Info: www.heritage.surrey.ca, 604-592-6956.
Historic Stewart Farm: Located at site of 1894 farmhouse and heritage gardens, at 13723 Crescent Rd., South Surrey. Info: 604-592-6956, www.heritage.surrey.ca.
White Rock Museum + Archives: At 14970 Marine Dr. 604-541-2222.
Flamenco del Mar Festival: 10th annual event returns to White Rock's Coast Capital Playhouse for 8 p.m. nightly shows, Friday, Sept. 2 and Saturday, Sept. 3, at 1532 Johnston Rd. Dancers from Jill Tunbridge's local flamenco studio will be on stage alongside guest performers. Tickets $20/25, 604-536-7535. Info: 604-542-2096, email email@example.com.
Surrey Fiddlers Old-Time Dance takes place at Clayton Hall (18513 70th Ave., Surrey) at 7: 30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1. Admission is $3. For info, call 604-576-1066.
Surrey International Folk Dancers Society hosts free open house on Thursday, Sept. 22, 7-9 p.m., at Walnut Road Elementary, 16152 82nd Ave., Surrey. Everyone welcome to learn dances from around the world. No partner or costume required, beginners welcome. See surreyfolkdance.org, call 604-594-9946.
Old-time dancing at Kennedy Hall: At 8870 120th St., Surrey, on first Saturday of the month. "Fun for the whole family," from 8 to 11 p.m., with live music. Info: Jerry, 604-590-9506.
Swinging at the Sullivan: Swingdance events held twice monthly at Sullivan Hall in Surrey. Proceeds go to charity. Info: 778-868-2950.
Jump Joint Swing: Events (DJ swing dance) held Sundays from 7 to 11 p.m. at Jump Joint, #110-12332 Pattullo Pl., Surrey. Admission fee $5, net proceeds donated to Metro Kids Society. For info, call Marie (604-536-0195) or visit www. jumpjointswing.com.
Indo-Caribbean "Chutney-reggae" dance party at Sullivan Hall: Events held on the first Saturday of every month from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Tickets $10. All welcome. Info: Orvis, 604-209-5081.
Fourth annual Kidney Walk hosted by Kidney Foundation: Event organized to promote organ donation, 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 21 at Bear Creek Park, Surrey. Event info online at www. fraservalleykidneywalk.ca.
Surrey Urban Farmers' Market: Fourth season of fresh food, artisans, live music and other attractions, Wednesdays during summer months from 1 to 6 p.m. in courtyard of North Surrey rec centre, 10275 135th St. Info: www.surreymarket.org.
White Rock Farmers' Market: Weekly event held Sundays (to Oct. 9) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Miramar Village Plaza, 15154 Russell Ave., White Rock. Non-profit White Rock Farmers' Market was founded in 1999 and is operated by the White Rock Farmers' Market Society, online at www.whiterockfarmersmarket.ca. Contact info: 604-897-FARM (3276) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Backyardigans: "Quest for the Extra Ordinary Aliens" show features characters from animated TV show, Sept. 10 at Bell Performing Arts Centre, Surrey. Show times at 1, 4 and 7 p.m., tickets $26.50. Produced by Koba Entertainment. Info: www. thebackyardigansontour.com.
Human Resources Workshop Series: A Guide for Business: Four-part series hosted by Surrey Board of Trade continues Sept. 29 (Hire Great Employees and Recruit with Confidence) and concludes Nov. 22 (Dealing with Absenteeism). Workshop series is facilitated by Glen Grant of HRfx, a Surrey Board of Trade benefit provider, and held at SBOT office, 4439 104th Ave. Admission $20 +HST per workshop, or $60 +HST for the series. Info: www.businessinsurrey.com or call Heather at 604-581-7130.
The South Surrey Soul Sisters, a Gogo group working under the auspices of Stephen Lewis Foundation supporting African grandmothers who are raising 14 million orphaned children, hold monthly meeting Thursday, Aug. 18 at 2 p.m. at Whitecliff Retirement Residence, 15501 16th Ave. All are welcome - you do not need to be a grandmother! Info: email claremar@ shaw.ca.
The Myth of the Teen Brain: Finding the Inner Adult in Every Teen: Conference event 9: 30 a.m. to 2: 30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22 featuring Dr. Robert Epstein at Chandos Pattison theatre, 10238 168th St., in Panorama Ridge area of Surrey. Event sponsored by PIFE (Pacific Institute of Family Education), www. pife.ca. Fee is $50 per person.
Literary contest hosted by White Rock and Surrey Writers' Club, with $200 prizes in each category. Submission deadline is Oct. 31, for prose and poetry. Entry fee $10. Info: Email email@example.com, call 604-536-8333 or search page on Facebook.
Call for entry for 10th annual holiday art and fine craft sale, A Real Piece of Work: Event takes place at Ocean Park hall Nov. 19-20, plus jewelry event A Real Gem Nov. 26-27. Jury for handcrafted work is ongoing; email arealpieceofwork@ hotmail.com.