Archive of posts tagged "fraser valley"

Small Business Profile: Girly Brilliance

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Kicking off a new small business series, I have interviewed Fraser Valley photographer and writer, Leanne Campbell about her Fraser Valley-based business. Girly Brilliance, Leanne Campbell Business: Girly Brilliance original photo greeting cards Social Media: Instagram, Facebook One of Leanne’s cards for saleat House of James in Abbotsford Leanne Campbell got online in the early […]

Watch the Perseids Meteor Shower

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Watch the Perseids meteor shower, the annual show of shooting stars that is one of the most popular celestial events in the world, with the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada on August 13th in Aldergrove. You can bring the family to this viewing event, enjoy activities and refreshments, and even camp out for the night! […]

A Ride in the Goodyear Blimp

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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

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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

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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

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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 — […]