September is basically January; a fresh start, new beginnings, adventures, change of schedules… Things begin to slow down, the leaves start falling and you order your PSL daily instead of an iced americano. Summer activities will soon be a thing of the past as it gets too cold to spend afternoons in the lake and evenings around the campfires. School starts, routines get back on track. It all sounds a little dull, doesn’t it?
Here are a few fun activities happening around the Fraser Valley this September to keep things rockin’.
Fall festivities are quickly approaching, and as the leaves begin to change colour and schedules fill up with activities, the time and energy spent on party planning can be exhausting. Janik Livera of Fraser Valley Based Blank Canvas Catering has compiled some tips for stress-free entertaining so you can enjoy your time with friends and family!
(Abbotsford, BC) Attended by a VIP guest list of 200 people, Tourism Abbotsford unveiled its destination brand last night at the Rail District Collective. The event highlighted the arts, local musicians, and farm-to plate foods, all significant offerings of the new brand identity.
Canada day is a day away! Here we have a list of family friendly Canada Day events throughout the Fraser Valley and other happenings in July! Go to one or go to all! Enjoy your July to the fullest. Be sure to check out all the links for addresses and details regarding the event!
I find Father’s Day gifts to be one of the hardest gifts to buy. Unless your guy has a specific hobby that you can add to each year, it can be really hard to come up with what to get. Lucky for you, I’m here to help you with a few ideas this year!
If you have young children, I find homemade gifts to be the best option. What Dad doesn’t love getting gift made just for them by their little ones. A few that we have done in the past year are:
For starters, let’s dive into some of the reasons organic eating is a good and healthy decision to make! Organic foods do not have the following;
fertilizers from synthetic ingredients or sewage sludge
Which is pretty amazing considering we live in a world ruled by processed foods. Organic crops are also more nutritious for you and are usually GMO-free! All the more reason to shop organic! We aren’t here to convert you or anything, but we are here to keep you in the loop when it comes to.. well… anything positively affecting your lifestyle! With that, here are a few of our favourite local and organic shops in the Fraser Valley!
St. Ann’s Roman Catholic Church is hosting a Spring Fair and Garage Sale on Friday May 24th from 4:00 – 9:00 pm and Saturday May 25″ from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. This family-friendly event attracts visitors from many neighbouring areas as well as from within the Abbotsford community. This event is not only a very important fundraiser for the church, but also an opportunity to welcome the treasured Abbotsford community and get to know each other better.
Is there anything better than fresh air, sunshine and food? I don’t think so.
Get your bibs ready. The Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival is coming back to the Fraser Valley. The first stop is coming up on Saturday, April 27 and happening every subsequent weekend after that (except May 18) until the middle of June.
Tucked away on a residential street near Sumas, there’s a little gym packing big punch- literally.
Victoria Jane Fitness in Abbotsford is a private gym and fitness studio that more and more locals are calling home.. well, at least for a couple of sweaty hardworking hours every day!