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 […]
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Our local Slow Food chapter, part of an international organization that has built a network of small-scale sustainable farmers, recently hosted a cycle tour of participating farms in Agassiz, BC. Slow Food (as opposed to fast food) is farm-to-table, supporting local growers. We had spent the night at the Harrison Hot Springs Resort, about 90 […]
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 […]
Vancouver event planner Marc Smith recently made a career change and has taken on a bold challenge while he realigns his professional goals. He’s decided to create 30 Day Adventures, a blogging initiative that has him experiencing a new adventure around Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley daily from June 1st to July 1st. Langley […]
Summertime when I was growing up meant family camping trips. We’d pack up our van, head across BC, pitch our tents, and swim in lakes. It seems harder and harder to “get away from it all” as we grow older and have kids of our own. Quick trips aren’t usually that quick and take a […]
Craving more local playoff hockey? The AHL Abbotsford Heat are in the middle of the second round of Calder Cup playoffs and they’re currently on an 11-game winning streak. 2011 Abbotsford Heat. Photo credit: 5of7 on Flickr The Heat, whose NHL affiliate is the Calgary Flames, are currently facing off against the Toronto Marlies, affiliate […]