Throughout the summer get out of town without leaving the city. Hop aboard the Seabus for a quick sail across Burrard Inlet to Lonsdale Quay Market and enjoy SummerFest, an array of complimentary events in the south plaza and kids alley, every Friday through Sunday until September 1st, 2013.
Feel Good Fridays feature Live Fit Studio offering fitness classes like; Zumba, stretching, and Zumba Gold from 12:00pm – 1:00pm in the south plaza.
Dance Saturdays features dance demonstrations and lessons including salsa, merengue and bachata from 2:00pm – 4:00pm presented by Salsa Studio.
Concert Series Sundays features a wide range of country, pop and jazz concerts in the south plaza from 1:00pm – 3:00pm.
The Kids Zone takes place in the kids alley from 11:00am – 1:00pm with a variety of activities including Lego building and kids crafts.
For more information on the Lonsdale Quay Market visit their website, follow on Twitter @LonsdaleQuay, like on Facebook.com/LonsdaleQuay
Andrew Allen – SummerFest at Lonsdale Quay – August 2, 2010
A beautiful, sunny BC Day was a perfect day for an excursion on the SeaBus to Lonsdale Quay in North Vancouver to catch Andrew Allen perform. Part of the SummerFest series of free outdoor concerts this was an opportunity to finally see this BC artist we first gained awareness of during the Olympics. Andrew Allen’s song ‘Amazing’ was included nightly during the pyrotechnics show at Robson Square…having gone there nearly every night of the Olympics I got to know the song ‘amazingly’ well. I was quite looking forward to hearing him perform live and see what else he had to offer. Although his performance was broken into two short sets, his witty banter built a good rapport with the audience and this continued between sets as he graciously met with fans (my friend Brian and me, included). The meet and greet also showed it was not just ‘stage persona’, he is a genuinely nice guy who seemed to appreciate all the fans who came to greet him. We unfortunately couldn’t stay until the second half of the set later in the afternoon but I look forward to seeing him next time he returns to Vancouver.
In the meantime, his incredibly catchy current single Loving You Tonight is getting lots radio play and available of itunes as are his other recordings. Check him out! You’ll like it!