Archive of posts tagged "fraser valley"

A Ride in the Goodyear Blimp


Wednesday, July 6th, 2016 — 4:57pm PDT
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If last year was my year of kayaks and helicopters, this year is canoes and blimps — well just one blimp in particular. The Goodyear Blimp is a cultural icon, a legendary airship with over nine decades of history. From a massive fleet in WWII to hosting Presidents and celebrities, to making appearances in the […]

BeerBQ in the Fraser Valley


Tuesday, July 5th, 2016 — 11:59am PDT
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From farmer’s field to pint glass, you can enjoy a BBQ and craft beer pairing event at BC Hop Co‘s Fraser Valley headquarters on July 16th. BeerBQ will bring together local craft breweries and barbecue pitmasters on the Sumas Prairie where you get to judge which team created the best beer and BBQ pairing of […]

Summer at Fort Langley


Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 — 8:30am PDT
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Take a trip back in time to our local 1827 Hudson’s Bay Company fur trading post at Fort Langley this summer. Watch live demonstrations throughout the day, stop for coffee or lunch at lelem’ at the fort café, pan for gold, visit the bunnies and goats, and be immersed in the heritage of this national […]

Agassiz Farms Cycle Tour


Friday, May 27th, 2016 — 2:25pm PDT
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What better way to experience farm gate shopping in the Fraser Valley than by cycling between corn fields, in the shadow of Mount Cheam, with baskets of locally-grown goodness just waiting for a sunny summer picnic by the river? A few years ago John and I got to experience the Agassiz Farms Cycle Tour — […]

Krause Berry Farms is Your Strawberry Pie Destination


Thursday, May 19th, 2016 — 8:20am PDT
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Yesterday Krause Berry Farms in Langley opened its doors for another season that will include U-Pick in their berry fields, their farmgate market, bakery, estate winery, restaurants and cooking school. Krause Berry Farms While the U-Pick isn’t quite ready yet (the berries pop up in June), you can enjoy the market, bakery and estate winery […]

Abbotsford Tulip Festival Photos


Friday, April 15th, 2016 — 11:14am PDT
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The Abbotsford Tulip Festival is in full bloom, an hour east of Vancouver along Highway 1. I had the opportunity to visit yesterday, and the spectacularly colourful array of 2.5 million petals is definitely worth witnessing. Abbotsford Tulip Festival Photos Just off the main parking lot you’ll find a picnic area and family games, along […]