Arts briefs: for the wine lovers

Sip on some of Langley’s finest wines at the annual Campbell Valley Wine Route Summer Wine Fest on Aug. 16.

For the wine lovers

Sip on some of Langley’s finest wines at the annual Campbell Valley Wine Route Summer Wine Fest on Aug. 16.

Featuring wineries Backyard Vineyards, Chaberton Estate Winery, Township 7 and Vista D’oro, each stop will feature live music, complementary food, and tasting of new wine releases.

The event is on from noon to 4 p.m.

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Lakeside Listening

The Langley/Abbotsford music group MGG Jazz Trio will be performing  outdoors at the Envision Financial Concert in the Park Series on Aug. 15.

Held at Mill Kale Park in Abbotsford, the crooning trio are the first of two acts that night, beginning at 4 p.m.

Also performing is Roads Unknown, a country group from Abbotsford/ Mission.

They take the stage at 6 p.m.

For more, visit www.abbotsfordartscouncil.org.

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Removing Layers

Learn how to create encaustic paintings during a two-day workshop at The Makers Room.

Layer and fuse wax, build-up colours and scrape them away to reveal the layers beneath.

Work with oil pigments, embed paper, fabric and other objects.

The workshop is held Wednesday evenings from 7-9:30 p.m. Aug. 19 and 26.

Open to painters ages 16 to adult in levels beginner to intermediate.

Cost is $160. Register by Aug. 14.

Visit www.themakersroom.com or call 604-541-4751for more.

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West Fine Art Show

Join the West Fine Art Show at their sixth annual show and sale at Thunderbird Show Park Aug. 20 to 23.

The show is a unique partnership with the Langley Hospice Society and West Fine Art Society and is being held in conjunction with Thunderbird’s CS12 and WCHR Summer Fort Festival.

Interact with artists onsite throughout the weekend.

For more, visit www.westart.ca.

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Fork & Finger

Celebrate the unique and delicious restaurants located in downtown Langley at the Fork & Finger Foodie event Saturday, Aug. 22 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Visit McBurney Plaza for live demonstrations by local chefs and live music performances happening throughout the day.

There will be $5 sample plates available at select restaurants, along with other event day specials.