The spirit of Christmas was alive and well in Downtown Abbotsford on December 1st when record crowds turned out at the 29th annual Winter Jubilee tree lighting and Christmas fair. More than 8,5000 attendees packed the streets of Essendene and Montrose Avenues to kick off the holidays during Abbotsford’s popular free outdoor Christmas celebration.
Get your holiday gifts wrapped at Central City’s Charity Gift Wrap Centre from December 7 to 24!
Prices start at just $2 and a wide assortment of attractive eco-friendly wrap and bag options are available. The Charity Gift Wrap Centre is located on the south side of the shopping centre adjacent to Tim Hortons. The gift wrap centre is coordinated by the Surrey Central Lions Club and staffed entirely by volunteers. 100% of the proceeds from the service benefit the Surrey Food Bank and elementary school breakfast program.
Visit www.centralcity.ca for more details.
On Thursday, November 29, 2018, Canuck Place Children’s Hospice – Dave Lede House in Abbotsford will illuminate thousands of festive lights decorating the hospice and surrounding gardens to welcome in Abbotsford to welcome the holiday season and celebrate the donors and sponsors who support the funding of pediatric palliative care for Canuck Place children and families across BC.
The Canuck Place Lighting of the House is an annual tradition that brings Canuck Place supporters together to celebrate their contributions. The evening will feature a performance by the Mennonite Educational Institute (MEI) Choir, festive activities, as well as a special ceremony where Canuck Place family, the McLeods, will illuminate the house and grounds.
Canuck Place has also launched their online Light a Life holiday campaign at www.canuckplace.org to invite the public to join the donors at this event in contributing to Canuck Place care. This campaign complements the Lighting of the House event and will run until December 31st, 2019.
Event: 2018 Lighting of the House, presented by CIBC
Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018
Time: 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm (Canuck Place CEO, Margaret McNeil remarks & lighting at
approximately 6:00 pm by Canuck Place family the McLeods)
Location: Canuck Place Children’s Hospice – Dave Lede House
32772 Marshall Road Abbotsford, BC
Canuck Place Children’s Hospice is British Columbia’s pediatric palliative care provider. Over 728 children living with life-threatening illnesses and families receive care from CPCH through outreach programs and two provincial hospice locations: Vancouver and Abbotsford. Services include medical respite and family support, pain and symptom management, 24-hour phone consultation support and in-house clinical care, music, art and recreation therapy, education, grief and loss counselling and end-of-life care. Through the investment of the community, our talented team, and over 275 energetic volunteers we make a lasting difference in the lives of children and the families who love them. Visit www.canuckplace.org for more information.
November 5, 2018, Fort Langley, BC–The Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival is now accepting applications from local jazz and blues bands interested in performing at the 2nd annual festival scheduled for July 26-28, 2019.
If Halloween is your jam and you want to have the heebie-jeebies scared right out of you, you are in right place! Below you’ll find a list of haunted houses you can check out in the Fraser Valley.
Western Canada’s largest and most popular women’s event is back and better than ever!
It’s fun, fashion, food, and the best shopping at over 400 booths. The 18th annual West Coast Women’s Show returns to TRADEX on October 12, 13, & 14. With all the latest products and services for women from hundreds of exhibitors, you will find everything on your wish list and more. Join us for our most exciting ever line-up of show features, including:
Autumn is officially upon us. Though there are definitely things to be missed about Summer- We are super excited for Fall, the fashion and of course, all the Fall events happening in the Fraser Valley!
Here’s our list of events happening this Fall that you just can’t miss!
If you’ve ever dreamed of one day driving down the tree lined streets of Morgan Creek to your
own personal sanctuary, wait no longer!
This beautiful home offers an amazing location in the gated community of Wedgewood, Morgan Creek. Just steps to the Morgan Creek club house, and backing onto the 12th fairway of the golf course, this is perfect package for empty nesters who want to downsize without sacrificing space and luxury.
With over 5,200sq.ft. of living space, everything in this home is grand. As you step inside, you
are greeted with an open foyer, cascading staircase, vaulted ceilings as well as formal living and
dining areas – prefect for those holiday dinners and family get-togethers! Moving along, you’ll
discover the office with private patio area, spacious powder room, and chef’s kitchen with
granite countertops, large island, high-end appliances and breakfast nook. Looking out from the
kitchen is the large family room creating the prefect space to gather with friends and family and
enjoy a glass of wine! With direct access from the main floor to your private covered patio
areas, you can enjoy the seasons surrounded by lush, manicured landscaping and view of the
12th fairway! Completing the main floor package is the tastefully appointed master suite offering private patio, gas fireplace, spacious ensuite with soaker tub, double vanity and shower as well as large walk-in closet.
For guests, or the kids, the upstairs is complete with two additional bedrooms, both featuring
private ensuites and oversized closets. As a bonus, one of the secondary bedrooms also
features private balcony with views of the fairway!
Heading to the fully finished lower level, you’ll find a large wet bar and entertaining space, flex
room which is prefect for future gym or play room, den, additional bedrooms as well as full-sized
laundry room with dog shower!
The final piece is how much storage space this home has to offer. In addition to the double car
garage, you’ll find two full-sized storage rooms in the lower level, offering ample storage space!
Morgan Creek has long been regarded as one of the most exclusive and desirable neighbourhoods in the Fraser Valley. Centrally located, it offers amazing access to high-end shopping, dining, schools, beaches, recreation, as well as amazing proximity to the Peace Arch Border and Downtown Vancouver.
If you’re ready to start living the dream, take a tour!