Archive of posts tagged "autumn"

Halloween Activities for Families at 3 Historic Sites

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At least a century of stories spill from the shadows and dark corners of some of our region’s most historic sites and they’re opening up on Halloween to tell their tales. Britannia Mine Museum What: Spoo-ook-tacular Halloween Where: Britannia Mine Museum (1 Forbes Way, Britannia Beach up the Sea to Sky) When: October 31st and […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

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It’s hard to take a bad photo of Vancouver when warm autumn days lead to long walks in the crisp air with warm beverages in hand. Orange and red leaves the size of Frisbees spot sidewalks and wispy clouds overhead turn to spectacularly pink sunsets. Thanks to everyone who shared their beautiful pictures with the […]

Win Passes to Fright Nights at Playland

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Take an amusement park that’s over 100 years old, add in a Halloween theme, host seven haunted houses and fifteen rides, add in a Halloween theme and you’ve got Fright Nights at Playland, Western Canada’s scariest Halloween event. Open select dates between October 9th and November 1st, tickets are now on sale online (and will […]

5 Adrenaline-Pumping Team Activities This Halloween

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Solve crime, survive zombies, complete an undercover mission in an asylum, and have a smashing good time with your friends this month! If you’re looking for all of the above, there are several places around the Lower Mainland where you can use your brains and brawn to get active and have some frightening fun as […]

5 Farms for Family Fun This Fall

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Leaves are falling, gumboots are being dusted off, and stores are stocking their shelves with anything that’s pumpkin spiced. Harvest season is here and the best place to be is on the farm! Corn mazes, apple cider, hay rides, and real, live pumpkins. If you’re looking to take the kids out to a local farm […]

Cathedral Grove Photowalk

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Cathedral Grove is a trail network looping through an old growth forest in MacMillan Provincial Park on Vancouver Island. 50 minutes north west from Nanaimo, and about 20 minutes from Parksville, it’s split by Alberni Highway 4, which is the route to Port Alberni and Tofino. The name “Cathedral Grove” appeared in correspondence to the […]