Local Entertainment

Despite rain and a new location, several hundred die-hard shoppers came out for the 2021 Langley Good Times Cruise-In swap meet and car corral. It’s back at Aldergrove Community Secondary this year, too, on Sunday, Sept. 11. (Langley Advance Times files)

Treasures of all shapes and sizes up for grabs

Aldergrove’s huge charity car show topped off with Sunday car corral and swap meet

Despite rain and a new location, several hundred die-hard shoppers came out for the 2021 Langley Good Times Cruise-In swap meet and car corral. It’s back at Aldergrove Community Secondary this year, too, on Sunday, Sept. 11. (Langley Advance Times files)
One of the 1,200 cars on display at Good Times Cruise In 2021. (Langley Advance Times files)

Car clubs from across Lower Mainland cruise in to help Langley charities

As many as 1,500 cars – of all sorts – are expected to be showcased at Cruise-In 2022

One of the 1,200 cars on display at Good Times Cruise In 2021. (Langley Advance Times files)
Langley Arts Council members are inviting the public to a free entertainment event. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley Arts Council hosts its first-ever fall fest

Magic show, live music, and more at the family friendly event in Aldergrove on Saturday

Langley Arts Council members are inviting the public to a free entertainment event. (Langley Advance Times files)
Downtown Langley Business Association's annual Fork and Finger attracted about 3,000 people throughout the day. People enjoyed live music and free food samplers at McBurney Plaza before heading to 14 downtown restaurants for the $5 sampler platters. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: A massive influx of foodies in Downtown Langley leads to long lineups at local restaurants

Lucky ones got to taste recipes from a celebrity chef and expert barbecue cook

Downtown Langley Business Association's annual Fork and Finger attracted about 3,000 people throughout the day. People enjoyed live music and free food samplers at McBurney Plaza before heading to 14 downtown restaurants for the $5 sampler platters. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Langley’s Lotus Jia entertained the crowd at the PNE in the musical safari adventure “Action Austin.” The show is among dozens of family friendly attractions at the 112th edition of the annual fair. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

PHOTOS: PNE remains summer-ending tradition for many in Langley

New and returning favourites part of the Vancouver fair lineup for 2022

Langley’s Lotus Jia entertained the crowd at the PNE in the musical safari adventure “Action Austin.” The show is among dozens of family friendly attractions at the 112th edition of the annual fair. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Note2Self along with Casual Jack and Time Machine are performing in Douglas Park Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022, from 1 to 8 p.m. (Note2Self/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Poop in the Park a fundraiser for Langley animal welfare

Three bands team up to host music event Saturday, Aug. 27

Note2Self along with Casual Jack and Time Machine are performing in Douglas Park Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022, from 1 to 8 p.m. (Note2Self/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
‘The biggest ever’ 2022 Odlum Brown Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival kicked off with annual Mardi Gras Strolling Parade through the village. The two-day event featured 60 concerts, more than 300 performers, and dozens of family friendly activities, including a new Indigenous component. (Langley Advance Times files)

Money to help Fort Langley jazz fest expand its Indigenous initiatives

Annual jazz and arts festival receives $5,000 grant from Metro Vancouver

‘The biggest ever’ 2022 Odlum Brown Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival kicked off with annual Mardi Gras Strolling Parade through the village. The two-day event featured 60 concerts, more than 300 performers, and dozens of family friendly activities, including a new Indigenous component. (Langley Advance Times files)
Barbecue fans rejoince:Ppitmaster Kevin Legge will be on hand once again at Fork & Finger, hosted by the Downtown Langley Business Association. (Langley Advance files)

Fork or finger – it’s diners’ choice

Food festival features $5 sampler plates from a variety of downtown Langley City eateries

Barbecue fans rejoince:Ppitmaster Kevin Legge will be on hand once again at Fork & Finger, hosted by the Downtown Langley Business Association. (Langley Advance files)
Ross M. Gulkison is a retired police officer and vice president of the Police and Peace Officers’ Memorial Ribbon Society. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

Concert and cars support cop cause

Organizers plan to have annual show in Langley to help society raise funds

Ross M. Gulkison is a retired police officer and vice president of the Police and Peace Officers’ Memorial Ribbon Society. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Meghan Bonnell, uses mosses, rocks, and all kinds of flora to make her creative art pieces. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Wait is finally over as Langley’s Arts Alive makes a comeback

Some vendors had registered two years in advance for the popular visual and performing arts fest

Meghan Bonnell, uses mosses, rocks, and all kinds of flora to make her creative art pieces. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Rosemary Wallace (left) said the Langley entertainment scene will grow due to availability of “exceptional and a wide range” of talent here. (Langley Advance Times files)

Is Langley becoming a mecca for arts and entertainment lovers?

Locals in the arts community share their journey and contradicting opinions

Rosemary Wallace (left) said the Langley entertainment scene will grow due to availability of “exceptional and a wide range” of talent here. (Langley Advance Times files)
The Seabilly’s performed at Boppin’ in the Plaza event in 2019. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley will be bopping to rockabilly as summer dance event resumes

Free live concert coming Friday evening in Douglas Park

The Seabilly’s performed at Boppin’ in the Plaza event in 2019. (Langley Advance Times files)
It took almost three years, but the Mann family’s 1971 Mercedes is running and will be at Langley Good Times Cruise-In on Sept. 10. Harnek Mann, who spent the past few years rebuilding the engine in the otherwise original collector car, was the first to register for this year’s charity show. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Father and son debut car at Langley Good Times Cruise-In

Aldergrove family the first to register for this year’s charity car show being held Sept. 10

It took almost three years, but the Mann family’s 1971 Mercedes is running and will be at Langley Good Times Cruise-In on Sept. 10. Harnek Mann, who spent the past few years rebuilding the engine in the otherwise original collector car, was the first to register for this year’s charity show. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Hosted by the four Rotary Clubs in Langley, the third annual RibFest is expected to attract more than 35,000 people this year. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley RibFest to be close to 100% sustainable this year

Kids’ zone to offer Nintendo gaming experience, for the first time

Hosted by the four Rotary Clubs in Langley, the third annual RibFest is expected to attract more than 35,000 people this year. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Aman Johal, a Fort Langley National Historic Site interpreter, took guests around the village telling ghost stories during a Grave Tales tour a few years ago. (Langley Advance Times files)
Aman Johal, a Fort Langley National Historic Site interpreter, took guests around the village telling ghost stories during a Grave Tales tour a few years ago. (Langley Advance Times files)
The annual Arts Alive event is entering its 27th year and will take place Aug. 20. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Attendees can expect shorter line ups in the heat at 2022 Arts Alive

27th annual festival could attract more than 30,000 people

The annual Arts Alive event is entering its 27th year and will take place Aug. 20. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Travis Thuro said COVID-19 has opened the flood gates when it comes to his songwriting, providing fodder for his music – some of which he will be performing at an Aldergrove concert Thursday. (Special to The Star)

‘Chaos’ of last two years proved creative

Travis Thuro will play many recent compositions at Aug. 11 Aldergrove concert

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Travis Thuro said COVID-19 has opened the flood gates when it comes to his songwriting, providing fodder for his music – some of which he will be performing at an Aldergrove concert Thursday. (Special to The Star)
Barbara Sharp was one of the artists at a live painting event in Langley City’s Sendall Gardens. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Visitors catch local artists in action at Sendall Gardens

Langley City and Langley Arts Council organize Art in the Park event

Barbara Sharp was one of the artists at a live painting event in Langley City’s Sendall Gardens. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Luke Vandervert performs as The Arctic. He will be part of a concert on Thursday, Aug. 11 at AV Centre, Aldergrove Vineyard Church. (Special to The Star)

3 gospel musicians showcased in Aug. 11 concert at Vineyard church

Aldergrove event offers chance for live entertainment once again

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Luke Vandervert performs as The Arctic. He will be part of a concert on Thursday, Aug. 11 at AV Centre, Aldergrove Vineyard Church. (Special to The Star)
Antoinette Liebelt, a.k.a Nette performed at McBurney Plaza on Saturday, July 30. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Antoinette Liebelt, a.k.a Nette performed at McBurney Plaza on Saturday, July 30. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
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