Archive of posts tagged "abbotsford"

August Events in Metro Vancouver

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Wake up, grab a coffee, slip on some sandals and head towards the water. Awake even before the hum of floatplanes fill Coal Harbour, but in time to catch the rising sun. A lap of the Seawall complete before breakfast, thousands of keystrokes on the laptop by lunch. A trip to the market, fresh greens, […]

Abbotsford Circle Farm Tour

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Disclosure: Review — Circle Farm Tours are free (excluding any extra tours or purchased products at specific locations). Our experience was facilitated by Tourism Abbotsford along with Vancouver Coast & Mountains. Views are my own. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

Ever since my first Circle Farm Tour in Harrison and Agassiz back in 2009 I’ve been hooked on these free, self-guided farmgate programs that can be found in Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows, Langley, Chilliwack, and Abbotsford as well. These tours introduce you to the great people who cultivate the bounty that grows in our […]

Remembrance Day Ceremonies 2012 in Metro Vancouver

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This Sunday, November 11th, is Remembrance Day in Canada. Communities across the country are taking time to gather, reflect, and remember the sacrifices made by our soldiers in honour of this country which we all call home. The following events are all taking place on November 11th around Metro Vancouver and the information has been […]

Cirque du Soleil Quidam in Abbotsford

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Cirque du Soleil is bringing their critically-acclaimed production Quidam to Abbotsford this month for eight performances at the Abbotsford Entertainment & Sports Centre. Cirque du Soleil performances dazzle audiences around the globe and Quidam’s cast features 52 world-class acrobats, musicians, singers, and characters. Young Zoé is bored; her parents, distant and apathetic, ignore her. Her […]

Fraser Valley Strawberry Season 2012

Comments 167 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Fresh, ripe, and locally-grown strawberries are ready for devouring around Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. With a healthy dose of rain and now a helping of sunshine, the sweet, plump berries are ready to be picked. There are 13 farms that belong to the Fraser Valley Strawberry Growers Association so you’re bound to find […]