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BC Day Long Weekend 2009 – Close to Home

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The August long weekend is notorious for beach blanket parties, backyard barbecues, and swimming in lakes, however if you’re sticking around town here are some fun-in-the-sun activities to keep you entertained. Photo credit: qousqous on Flickr Saturday, August 1st is Ridge Meadows Heritage Day. China takes to the skies with their pyrotechnics as a part […]

BC Cultural Crawl 2009

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The 8th annual BC Cultural Crawl kicks off this weekend from Barkerville to Victoria, Cranbrook to Comox. The goal of the cultural crawl is to highlight community art events around our province which are happening every day throughout the month of August. Here’s a sample lineup of events happening across the province on BC Day, […]

Mountain Equiqment Co-op Big Chop Summer Paddle Series

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It’s pretty much official that this is my summer of kayaking. This afternoon I’ll be heading out on the ocean once again to paddle through waves with the MEC Big Chop Summer Paddle Series. The Big Chop is a 10 race series happening Thursday evenings this summer, starting out in Vanier Park on the shores […]

International Bog Days at Burns Bog

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Next Sunday is the 18th annual International Bog Days celebration and to get in the spirit, Burns Bog in Delta is hosting a festival including entertainment, food, exhibits, and interpretive tours. “International Bog Days are happening, once again, this summer on July 25th and 26th, 2009. International Bog Day began in Scotland 13 years ago […]

Surrey Fusion Festival 2009 – The Music

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The three stages at Surrey’s Fusion Festival were busy yesterday hosting talent from the neighbourhood and around the world. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr From Greek and Bhangra dancers, to world-traveling acts and the local Surrey Talent Hour participants there was constant feet-tapping entertainment. Voices of the Pacific Rim with the Vancouver Opera was […]

Surrey Fusion Festival 2009 – The Food

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We spent the better part of Saturday over at the Fusion Festival in Holland Park and aside from the sights, sounds, and activities at this free event, the highlight for us was definitely the food pavilions. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr We started off with our staple Jamaican smoothie, followed up with tacos from […]