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Archive of posts tagged "fraser valley"

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 […]

Tulips of the Valley Festival Agassiz 2014

April 4th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Tulips of the Valley Festival in Agassiz is a Fraser Valley spectacle that many wait all year to enjoy. Millions of colourful flowers spot the landscape, with the impressive snow-capped Mount Cheam looking on. Tulips of the Valley Festival The Tulips of the Valley Festival begins Thursday, April 17, 2014 and will only last […]

Dining in Harrison: River’s Edge and The Copper Room

November 26th, 2013 @ 10:59am by Rebecca Bollwitt

One of the best things about living in the Greater Vancouver area is that it’s not hard to find a beautiful location for a quick day trip or weekend getaway. Setting out on Highway 1’s eastbound lanes you’ll find yourself in the lush Fraser Valley surrounded by meandering rivers and streams, scenic pastures, and wildlife […]

Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival

November 14th, 2013 @ 1:09pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival is coming up this weekend around Harrison, Harrison Mills, and Agassiz where you can view thousands of eagles on a walking tour, listen to speakers, and learn about the biodiversity of the region. On Saturday, November 17, 2013 and Sunday, November 18, 2013 a variety of events will be […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

October 25th, 2013 @ 9:04am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The persistent fog around downtown Vancouver and other low-lying areas won’t stop us from having a fantastic weekend of festivals, events, and good times for great causes. Photo credit: saintjin on Flickr Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend The Taste of Yaletown is in full swing, The Brick Games will host a LEGO building […]