Festival

Self-guided cranberry tours are back for the second year at The Bog at Riverside Cranberry Farm. (Madison McKenzie/the Aldergrove Star)

PHOTOS: Fort Langley farm inviting visitors to take selfies with their crimson crop

The Bog at Riverside Cranberry Farm is having self-guided tours until Oct. 9.

 

Self-guided cranberry harvest tours run until Oct. 9 at the Riverside Cranberry Farm (above). (Joy Ruffeski/Special to the Aldergrove Star)

Jumping in a lake of cranberries

Fort Langley farmers launch self-guided tours of their bog that take up to two hours

 

This event is run by Trading Post Brewing located in Fort Langley (Fort Langley Beer Festival/Instagram)

Fort Langley’s beer festival making a comeback

Fort Langley Fall Beer and Food Festival will take place Oct. 2 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

 

This year’s PNE prize home is located on McNally Creek Drive in South Surrey, was built by Langley builders from Distrikt Homes. The home is complete now, but Pecchia shared some of the pictures during the construction process. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO – Still time to get tickets: Langley builder creates prize home

Mike Pecchia was surprised to learn the PNE wanted one of his team’s houses

This year’s PNE prize home is located on McNally Creek Drive in South Surrey, was built by Langley builders from Distrikt Homes. The home is complete now, but Pecchia shared some of the pictures during the construction process. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Sophia Sello, 11, Jordyn Hagen, 10, and Laura Sello of Langley were all smiles riding the Music Express at Playland during opening day of the 2021 PNE Fair FUNdamentals. (PNE’S Craig Hodge/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Sophia Sello, 11, Jordyn Hagen, 10, and Laura Sello of Langley were all smiles riding the Music Express at Playland during opening day of the 2021 PNE Fair FUNdamentals. (PNE’S Craig Hodge/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival is coming to Langley Sept. 3 and 4, 2021. (GreaterVanFoodTruckFest/Facebook)

2-day food truck festival rolls into Langley September long weekend

Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival will be at Christian Life Assembly

Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival is coming to Langley Sept. 3 and 4, 2021. (GreaterVanFoodTruckFest/Facebook)
By day, Tyler Joe Miller is still a house painter. By night, he’s a country music artist writing, recording, and performing his own songs. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEOS: Scaled-back Langley music fest gives up-and-comer new experience

Award-winning and chart-topping local artist performs first night of Summerset in Fort Langley

By day, Tyler Joe Miller is still a house painter. By night, he’s a country music artist writing, recording, and performing his own songs. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
From left to right; Cashmere Roder, Alyssa Nielsen, Veronica Cave, Marie Gold, and Karen Long are organizing Taste of Our Town – an event celebrating all things Aldergrove restaurants Aug. 14. (Special to The Star)

Participating Aldergrove restaurants announced for Tastes of our Town

20 establishments taking part in Saturday, Aug. 14 event where people are encouraged to eat local

From left to right; Cashmere Roder, Alyssa Nielsen, Veronica Cave, Marie Gold, and Karen Long are organizing Taste of Our Town – an event celebrating all things Aldergrove restaurants Aug. 14. (Special to The Star)
Johnny Cash, June Carter and others pictured on a page from “Memories From the Mountain,” a new book that documents the history of Merritt Mountain Music Festival in photographs by Surrey’s Dee Lippingwell. (Photos: Dee Lippingwell)

Merritt country music festival’s ‘crazy-ass scene’ recalled in photographer’s new book

Campground C party zone and more remembered in Dee Lippingwell’s third book

Johnny Cash, June Carter and others pictured on a page from “Memories From the Mountain,” a new book that documents the history of Merritt Mountain Music Festival in photographs by Surrey’s Dee Lippingwell. (Photos: Dee Lippingwell)
BC Place Stadium in a photo posted to cisc-icca.ca.

Roof of BC Place a stage for performers during online music festival

‘This will be the first time any artists have performed from the 204-foot iconic Vancouver rooftop’

BC Place Stadium in a photo posted to cisc-icca.ca.
The Abbotsford Tulip Festival is permanently closing, with plans to eventually set up in Armstrong, B.C. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Abbotsford Tulip Festival is closing, with plans to rebloom in Armstrong

Event organizer says pandemic and sale of land were factors in decision

The Abbotsford Tulip Festival is permanently closing, with plans to eventually set up in Armstrong, B.C. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Bags of cranberries are sold at each year’s festival, all proceeds to the Fort Langley BIA to enable them to host the one-day event. (Langley Advance Times files)

Popular Thanksgiving festival cancelled by COVID

Fort Langley’s 25th annual October street festivities are put off until 2021 to avoid spread of virus

Bags of cranberries are sold at each year’s festival, all proceeds to the Fort Langley BIA to enable them to host the one-day event. (Langley Advance Times files)
The Clover Valley Beer Festival has been officially cancelled for 2020. Event organizers say more than 2,500 people attended the event (pictured) in 2019. (Kim Eij/Special to Black Press Media)

Clover Valley Beer Festival cancelled

Cloverdale beer fest falls victim to COVID-19

The Clover Valley Beer Festival has been officially cancelled for 2020. Event organizers say more than 2,500 people attended the event (pictured) in 2019. (Kim Eij/Special to Black Press Media)
A firefighter challenge, giving kids a chance to work the fire hoses, has been a popular part of the Langley City Community Day festivities for years. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley City’s Community Day will go virtual

Details are being worked out next week as to what efforts will replace the June 20 festival

A firefighter challenge, giving kids a chance to work the fire hoses, has been a popular part of the Langley City Community Day festivities for years. (Langley Advance Times files)
Last year, Fort Langley Jazz and Art’s Festival opened with a Mardi Gras-style parade around the farmer’s market. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Langley Advance Times)

Fort Langley Jazz and Art’s Festival moves to September

A band lineup and a complete list of festival activities will be announced in June

Last year, Fort Langley Jazz and Art’s Festival opened with a Mardi Gras-style parade around the farmer’s market. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Langley Advance Times)
From left: Sage Kimzel during his prize-winning ride on Sick Rhymes during the Cloverdale Rodeo in 2019. (Photo: Grace Kennedy) A Clovie award. Cloverdale Market Days is seen in 2019. (Photo: Ryan Alexander McLeod)

No decision on postponing Cloverdale Rodeo yet or Cloverdale Market Days; Clovies postponed

Scott Wheatley postpones annual Clovie Awards; Rodeo and Market Days still up in the air

From left: Sage Kimzel during his prize-winning ride on Sick Rhymes during the Cloverdale Rodeo in 2019. (Photo: Grace Kennedy) A Clovie award. Cloverdale Market Days is seen in 2019. (Photo: Ryan Alexander McLeod)
Penelope Croll, 3, at the sixth-annual Clayton Community Festival in Clayton Heights in 2017. (Samantha Anderson)

Free, family friendly fun at upcoming Clayton Community Festival

New this year will be parkour, skateboarding demonstrations for youth

Penelope Croll, 3, at the sixth-annual Clayton Community Festival in Clayton Heights in 2017. (Samantha Anderson)
Square dance festival hits Cloverdale Fairgrounds next week

Square dance festival hits Cloverdale Fairgrounds next week

Three-day provincial festival will bring in hundreds of dancers from across B.C. and the U.S.

Square dance festival hits Cloverdale Fairgrounds next week