Thursday Morning Link Fest: Weekend Events

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The month of August is flying by but there has been no shortage of events, festivals, and activities across the Lower Mainland this summer. Here’s quick Link Fest for what’s coming up this weekend.

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  • Friday August 21st is Community Fun Day over at Renfrew Park from 1:30pm – 4:30pm. It’s a free event with activities for all ages.
  • It’s Movie Night in Connaught Park in Kitsilano on Friday as well with an outdoor screening of the film, Up. The film is free however if you’d like to come early a chef will be preparing fresh pizzas on demand ($23-$29)
  • Another outdoor movie series film is being shown at Holland Park in Surrey. Alert your daughters because it will be the Hannah Montana Movie.
  • The West End Dog Show is this Saturday at Nelson Park.
  • It’s the Slow Food Cycle Tour in Agassiz this weekend. All you need is $10, a bike, and an appetite for fresh local ingredients and cuisine.
  • The Bowen Summer Market takes over the Boardwalk in Snug Cove on Saturday starting at 10:00am. You can hop a quick ferry from Horseshoe Bay to Bowen Island explore for the afternoon.
  • Many other local farmers markets are still in full swing including Burnaby, and Gastown.
  • This Saturday is the 3rd annual Quayside Festival and Sale at Quayside Park in New Westminster. Collectibles will be for sale from 100s of locals and vendors along with entertainment on the Boardwalk.
  • Spend on a Trend is August 21, 22 and 23 at the Scotiabank Dance Centre celebrating independent Canadian designers and their fall fashions. Thanks to Steve for the comment about this.
  • Multiples More Fun is happening in Ladner on Saturday. If you have a multiple birth family, come and join the festivities at Memorial Park.
  • Sunday August 22nd is opening day of the PNE’s 99th season and tomorrow I’ll do my draw for the family pack of tickets. One special note is that the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society is going to be setting up a mini Canstruction display. Look for their tent and if you can, bring by any non-perishable food items to donate during this summer season.

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    1. paulThursday, August 20th, 2009 — 8:02am PDT

      i can’t get enough of the farmers markets – i don’t think i’ve bought produce in a grocery store for months, it’s awesome.

    2. SteveThursday, August 20th, 2009 — 8:10am PDT

      There is also the Spend on Trend: Celebrating Canadian Fashion event. Shop new fall fashions from Indie Canadian Designers: Scotiabank Dance Ctr: 677 Davie Street.
      $5 at the door $3 (if you buy online)

    3. Keira-AnneThursday, August 20th, 2009 — 8:22am PDT

      Jordy told me to tell you that he’s very excited to see his Auntie Becky this weekend. So much so that he can’t stop standing on his hind legs and making that little barking sound he makes…

    4. Trish HeywoodThursday, August 20th, 2009 — 9:26am PDT

      And, there is the Vancouver Art Show tonight at Heritage Hall which may interest Miss604 readers.

      Thanks for the reminders on the farmers markets – please keep reminding us all. I recently visited a number of farms in Delta/Ladner – great to see the committed organic farmers we have in our backyard.

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