Archive for May, 2013

Osoyoos Oyster Festival 2013

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Disclosure: Review — Our event tickets were compliments of the Osoyoos Oyster Festival. We paid for all other events and wine tastings outside of the festival. Views and opinions are my own. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

The Osoyoos Oyster Festival has come and gone but it’s one of many events that this wine country destination hosts throughout the year. The communities of Osoyoos and Oliver have almost 30 wineries and when at least a handful of them get together to host pairing dinners and receptions, you’re always in for a treat. […]

Surrey Canada Day 2013: Activities & Concerts

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As the May Long Weekend arrives it’s time to think ahead and plan out our summer activities, especially what we’ll be doing on the next long weekend, Canada Day. Surrey’s Canada Day celebration returns to the Cloverdale Millenium Amphitheatre for a full day of free family activities and a great Canadian concert line-up on Monday, […]

Rock for Paws: Benefiting Paws for Hope

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Paws for Hope Animal Foundation is hosting their first ever rock concert fundraiser at the end of May to raise awareness about animal welfare issues and to have a good time in the process. Rock for Paws will take place on Friday, May 31, 2013 from 7:30pm at Wise Hall (1882 Adanac Street at Victoria […]

Minter Gardens Photowalk

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On the way back from Harrison Hot Springs Resort earlier this week my friend and I took a quick detour before hopping back on Highway 1. Coming from Agassiz, we turned right at the roundabout on Highway 9 (Agassiz-Rosedale Highway) and stopped into Minter Gardens for lunch at the Envision Garden Cafe. Prior to heading […]

Theatre Thursday: Theatre for Living – Headlines Theatre

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I am proud to once again be the Social Media Sponsor of the Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards (the Jessies) and as such, I am featuring a local theatre company every Thursday. The Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards are an annual awards ceremony and party produced by the Jessie Richardson Theatre Award Society to celebrate and promote […]