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Harmony Arts Festival 2011

Comments 84 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Harmony Arts Festival is West Vancouver’s annual 10-day summer celebration of all things food, performing arts, and visual arts happening July 29th to August 7th, 2011. Concerts Jeremy Fisher, The Dustin Bentall Outfit, Jim Byrnes, and more will have late evening performances on the Garden Stage at dusk (8:45 pm). We Are the City, […]

Surrey Fusion Festival 2011: It’s On

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The skies broke open and showered the Lower Mainland with rain this morning and while that stopped the Whitecaps from playing their game at Empire Field, out in Surrey the Fusion Festival was a go. Each year dozens of pavilions line Holland Park and the tents – filled with cultural displays, merchandise, music, and food […]

Where to Pick Strawberries

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s that time of year when fresh locally-grown berries are ready for picking and adding to your salads, cereal, yogurt, desserts, smoothies, and just about anything else. Here in Vancouver, we’re lucky to be in such close proximity to the Fraser Valley region where strawberries are currently at their peak. Video by: Fraser Valley Strawberry […]

Metro Vancouver Park: Redwood Park

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Surrey’s Redwood Park came up in conversation when I recently spoke with Jack Christie, author of 52 Best Day Trips From Vancouver. My father took us there when we were young and now my sister takes her kids out there to enjoy the playground, trails, and most of all the wide selection of trees. I […]

PNE Concerts 2011 & Free Kids Admission

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The PNE returns for its 101st year this summer with an exciting summer entertainment line-up and a big announcement for families. The Summer Nights concert series will feature the following acts and performers at the WestJet concert stage: August 20 One More Girl August 21 Miranda Cosgrove August 22 Crystal Shawanda August 23 Chris Isaak […]