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Tulips of the Valley Festival in Agassiz

March 24th, 2015 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Tulips of the Valley Festival in Agassiz opens for the season on April 1st, with millions of bright and beautiful petals blanketing the valley below majestic Mount Cheam. Tulips of the Valley Festival in Agassiz My first visit to this spectacular site was back in 2009 and I’ve returned to enjoy the stunning sights […]

7 Simple Steps for Enjoying a Romantic Getaway in the Fraser Valley

February 23rd, 2015 @ 1:41pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

I usually plan a weekend getaway leading up to our wedding anniversary and for #9 this year, I looked east to the Fraser Valley. We’ve always enjoyed our time in Maple Ridge, Chilliwack, Harrison, Agassiz, and beyond, where rushing streams meet pristine lakes, old growth forests cling on mountainsides, and farmers grow a bounty of […]

Win Tickets to the Vancouver Motorcycle Show

January 21st, 2015 @ 9:40am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Motorcycle Show rolls into Abbotsford’s Tradex from January 23rd until January 25th, highlighting the motorcycling industry’s loudest engines, coolest exhibitions and latest trends, along with death-defying riders to watch and terrific contests to enter. Vancouver Motorcycle Show Highlights Deeley Harley-Davidson Project LiveWire™ Experience Tour, an exhibition of the very first Harley-Davidson with an […]

Wedding Shows in Vancouver

January 6th, 2015 @ 11:13am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Love is in the air for brides and grooms to-be all across Metro Vancouver and as appointments for flower arrangements, photographer bookings, and dress shopping fill calendars over the next few months. To make it easy on the happy couple, there are several wedding shows in Vancouver and the surrounding area that will have everything […]

Highstreet Holiday Show and Giveaway

December 4th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Highstreet in Abbotsford is your shopping destination this season, with big name brands, community events, unique finds, and holiday fun. With one of the largest Christmas trees in Canada, Highstreet’s tree rivals that of New York City’s iconic Rockefeller Center and features an eight-minute animated light show, utilizing 6,000 individually controlled tri-colour LED nodes, six […]

Abbotsford Circle Farm Tour Dinner

September 25th, 2014 @ 8:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s not every day that you get to sit down for dinner with the farmer who supplied the ingredients you are about to enjoy. Last week growers and producers who are members of the Abbotsford Circle Farm Tour were invited to a longtable dinner at Tanglebank Gardens to dine with local media. This unique ‘meet […]

Fraser Valley Flood of 1948

May 28th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

On this day in 1948, the Fraser Valley Flood took its grip on the community, causing an estimated $20 million in damages (equal to over $210 million in 2010). According to Environment Canada, it was the greatest flood the region had seen since that of 1894. By the time the flood reached its peak on […]

BC Youth Week 2014

April 28th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Celebrate youth in our community during BC Youth Week, taking place May 1st through May 7th, 2014. Youth Week is an international celebration recognizing the value, diversity and positive contributions youth make in their communities. Be sure to catch one of many events including everything from sporting events and art shows to award ceremonies and […]