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Movie Night at the Nat: Field of Dreams

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Free outdoor movie nights have become a Vancouver summertime staple in recent years. Dirty Dancing in Yaletown, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off in Stanley Park, but none is more fitting than Field of Dreams at Nat Bailey Stadium. What: Movie Night at the Nat outdoor movie night presented by the Vancouver Canadians Where: Nat Bailey Stadium […]

Garlic Festivals in Agassiz & Richmond

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Sweet summer berries may be ripe for the picking but a bold bulb is also ready to be harvested. Grab some garlic scapes, garlic pesto, garlic powders, garlic sauces, garlic blends, and more fresh from the farm at two garlic festivals happening around the region this month. Edible Vancouver Garlic Festival at Limbert Mountain Farm […]

Vancouver Street Dance Festival 2012

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Vancouver’s first outdoor street dance festival launches this weekend with live performances and all the popping and locking you can handle. 2012 Vancouver Street Dance Festival from groovygcollection on Vimeo. “We’re trying to create an all-ages, all people party atmosphere on a Saturday afternoon in Vancouver.” This hip hop and breakdancing event takes place at […]

Cloverdale Blueberry Festival 2012

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Blueberries are now in season and you can head out to local growers to pick up baskets full of these plump, sweet, juicy, and healthy morsels grown right in BC. This Saturday, Surrey’s Cloverdale community will be hosting their 9th annual Blueberry Festival in celebration of this boisterous berry that can be paired with salads […]

CanadaFest at Canada Place: Queen-A-Gram

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Canada Place is introducing CanadaFest on their promenade this Saturday, August 4th. The goal of this new, free, family-friendly festival is to celebrate all things Canadian along with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. While Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II cannot be in attendance at CanadaFest, those who stop by the festivities can enter to win a […]