Archive of posts tagged "events"

Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2009

Comments 45 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 32nd annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival returns to Jericho Beach Park July 17-19, 2009 and I’d love to send one lucky reader (and a friend) to experience it all. The Festival includes vendors, a market, and plenty of entertainment from latin ska to swing and trance blues… … The Proclaimers (Scotland) … The Weakerthans […]

Golden Ears Bridge Great Ride

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition MEC Great Rides take place once a month from July to October, and not only encourage getting out on a bike but also exploring our beautiful region. These permanent circular routes take in beautiful country lanes, vibrant city centres and fun local festivals. The rides range from 20km to 50km […]

Surrey Canada Day – Bif Naked

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Chants of “We Want Bif!” filled the atmosphere as the loving crowds gathered to catch Bif Naked‘s performance at Surrey’s Canada Day celebration. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr I first heard Bif Naked back in 1995 when I caught Daddy’s Getting Married on CFOX and I was an instant fan. Over the years she’s […]

Surrey Canada Day – Performances

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Surrey Canada Day 2012 information is available here There was endless entertainment yesterday at Surrey’s Canada Day celebrations and even if you weren’t into the official performers on stage, the people-watching in the crowd of 125,000 could keep you amused for hours. With two stages and over a dozen acts, the Cloverdale Millennium Amphitheatre was […]

Surrey Canada Day – Opening Ceremonies

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning we headed out to the Cloverdale Millennium Amphitheatre for Surrey’s Canada Day festivities. As Western Canada’s largest Canada Day celebration it doesn’t disappoint. There are aisles of food vendors, from Jamaican patties to crepes and perogies, a craft area for kids, sustainability zone, interactive displays, midway games and rides, and two large stages […]