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.
What better way to welcome the Summer than with a soirée? Join us June 21st at Krause Berry Farm and Estate Winery for an evening filled with fun, food, wine, dancing live music and more!
The Summer Solstice Soirée en Blanc is a magical way to celebrate the longest day of the year and the beginning of Summer all while helping local families in need! All proceeds will go to provide support to local families over the Christmas holidays this year through Think Generously Society. Last year we supported 32 families through our unique fundraising events! Lets aim to beat this number this year!
Chilliwack is known for many things- great hiking, camping, Cultus lake.. but it’s also famous for its golfing! Whether you’re new to golf , looking for family fun or are well on your way to becoming the next Tiger Woods, Chilliwack has the golf course for you!
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!
Looking to get a new wardrobe to keep you totally chic all summer long or just looking to get a few cute white tops to have you looking more tan? Maybe you’re searching for the perfect jumpsuit or romper. Whatever it may be, we’ve had the pleasure of creating a list of local boutique stores in the Fraser Valley to help you support local shops and business owners.
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.
There is so much natural beauty and wonder to be found in The Fraser Valley. So, is it really surprise that there has been a noticeable boom in the amount of amazing, delicious and local food and drinks that can be enjoyed here? Not really. And it’s exciting to see and hear about new establishments that are still yet to come.
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!