Top 5 things to do in Squamish

Free Solo premieres in town. Cam Salay concert. Bear talks and more...!

Free Solo premieres in town

Watch famed climber Alex Honnold perform one of the greatest athletic feats in history.

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Honnold became the most popular climber in the world after climbing El Capitan — without a rope.

While it’s been receiving extensive play all over the world, Free Solo, which documented his efforts, hasn’t yet played in Squamish.

However, some locals have taken it upon themselves to bridge that gap.

As a result, there will be paid screenings at The Common over the weekend.

The Dec. 15 the show at 7:30 p.m. has been sold out, but tickets are still available for the second screening on Dec. 16 at 4 p.m.

For tickets, visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-solo-squamish-sunday-4pm-tickets-53525668716?aff=efbevent&fbclid=IwAR2_DDifjtpSL6i96a9AsggXjwNTuZpcbRcA84At2SWb0ziipAxjPRXfBfQ

 

Cam Salay student Christmas concert

Cam Salay plays the Brackendale Art Gallery. The student Christmas concert and recital is free. Catch the action on Dec. 16 at 6 p.m.

 

Howe Sound Winter Gala 2018

The Howe Sound Music Department will be hosting its winter gala on Dec. 13 at 6 p.m. It’ll include a silent auction, a social, dinner, entertainment, concert band performances. At Howe Sound Secondary and Eagle Eye Theatre.

 

Bears, Berries and Salmon

Bear guy Michael Allen will be talking about local black bears, their survival habits and population. At the Squamish Public Library on Dec. 13 at 6:30 p.m.

 

Take a hike!

Squamish has some of the most prolific hiking and walking groups that you can find in any community.

With three clubs dedicated to trekking through the outdoors, you’ll find plenty to do if getting around on two feet is your preferred method of transportation.

- Over the Hill Hikers meet this week on Dec. 18. Powerhouse Plunge. Meet 9 a.m. Carpooling from Apron parking lot on Mamquam FSR.  Details at 604-815-8561.

- The Tantalus Walking Group will hike this week on Dec. 18 at Wonderland. Meet at the corner of Highway 99 and Alice Lake turnoff. Walk starts at 10 a.m. Details at 604-898-5594.

The group will also take a walk at Dog Pound on Dec. 20. Meet at Dog Pound for walk north on dike. Walk starts at 10 a.m. Details at 604-898-5594.

The Friday Seniors Walking Group will be strolling at the 55 Activity Centre on Dec. 14. All walks start at 10 p.m. More info at 604-815-0152.

Contact Joyce for details on 604-898-5594. All walks start at 10 a.m.

 

 

 

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