Archive for September, 2010

Own a Piece of BC Place and Vancouver History

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

BC Place’s iconic roof has been deflated in exchange for a massive cable-supported cloth retractable roof that will forever change the Vancouver skyline. Even though the marshmallow-like roof is no longer being used, you can now purchase a slice in support of the BC Sports Hall of Fame. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Video […]

Fresh! Fraser Valley 2010

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The inaugural Fresh! Fraser Valley is taking place this coming Saturday, September 25th. Co-founded by Kristi Ferguson (Fraser Valley Pulse) and Danielle Knowles (Red Pencil Editing Services) the single-day event aims to bring together the Fraser Valley community with home-grown businesses and shops. “There is really two sides to Fresh!,” Ferguson told me by email. […]

Oktobeerfest 2010 with CAMRA Vancouver

Comments 55 by Rebecca Bollwitt

CAMRA Vancouver is hosting their second annual OktoBEERfest this week at Heritage Hall on Main Street. Munich Oktoberfest – Photo credit: identity chris on Flickr What Traditional Oktoberfest-style event with live music from the Rheinlander Band, dancing, games, costumes, and plenty of craft beer, pretzels, and beer brats. Where Heritage Hall (3102 Main Street, Vancouver) […]

Apple Day 2010 at the Historic Stewart Farm

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

Apple Day in Surrey won’t be in honor of iPads, iPods, and iMacs; rather, the one-day festival will celebrate the fall harvest September 25th at the Historic Stewart Farm. Apple Day will include samples, cider press demonstrations, orchard tours, honey tastings, and more. Suggested admission (as it is by donation) is $5 for adults, $3.75 […]

Vancouver Giants 2010 Home Opener

Comments 47 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Giants are celebrating their 10th anniversary as they open up their season against the Chilliwack Bruins next week. The Giants have come a long way in 10 years, winning the Memorial Cup in 2007, placing 3rd in 2006, being the Western Conference champions in 2006 and 2007, and finishing first in the regular […]