Spring has sprung and there’s no shortage of ways to celebrate this March. Whether you’re looking for ways to explore nature, want to take in a show, or are planning a big event, here are 15 great ways to enjoy life in the Fraser Valley.
Watch gambler Nathan Detroit try to find the cash to set up the biggest craps game in New York City. This oddball romantic comedy will take you from the heart of Times Square to the cafés of Havana and Cuba.
Get ready for a night of hard rock nostalgia. Heart sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson have topped the charts from the 1970s until now, with hits like “Barracuda,” “If Looks Could Kill,” and “Fanatic.” Blackhearts’ leader Joan Jett has had eight platinum and gold albums and nine Top 40 singles. They are coming together under one roof.
The Abbotsford Tulip Festival wants you to celebrate spring. Pack a picnic or visit the food trucks and enjoy a fun-filled day with family and friends. Bouquets of fresh-cut tulips will be available as well as a designated U-pick area.
Relive legendary country and western music sensation Patsy Cline’s journey with this fantastic hit musical. Featuring her greatest hits, including “Crazy” and “I Fall to Pieces.” This is bound to be a toe-tapping extravaganza.
Bring the whole family and visit the Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve for an enjoyable day of exploratory walks, observation stations, and nature activities.
Adrenaline junkies take note. The Vancouver International Mountain Festival—Best of the Fest tour is back for its fourth instalment of high-octane and extreme athleticism. Featuring selected winning films from the Vancouver International Film Festival.
Vendors will be on-site offering the very best of all things wedding: gowns, men’s wear, jewelry, music, wedding cakes, and much more.
Celebrate spring with a drop-in night sure to be musical fun for the whole family. Hear student and faculty performances and try different instruments at the instrument stations.
David Bowie will forever remain one of music history’s most praised and successful artists. From rock to funk and dance to ballad, Bowie was nothing if not unexpected. A Night of Bowie is a celebration of Bowie’s memorable hits, focusing on his peak years from 1970 to 1990.
Presented by the Lifetime Learning Centre Society, this festival features workshops by author Jen Sookfong Lee, poet RC Weslowsky, and broadcaster Brian Antonson. Aspiring and published writers will enjoy learning sessions, keynote speakers, networking opportunities, door prizes, and more.
The Easter Bunny will be working overtime to ensure Mission children get plenty of chocolate treats all while enjoying the entertainment.
Sponsored by What’s On Mission, enjoy a free family swim at Mission Leisure Centre.
Explore the fascinating worlds of Graeme Patterson’s large-scale sculptures containing detailed miniature scenes in an exhibition tour of Secret Citadel. Curator Jordan Strom will provide behind-the-scenes stories for visitors.
Give your egg hunt an upgrade and join the Partners in Parks team on a geocache hunt. After your treasure hunt, visit the Partners in the Park booth for prizes and refreshments. Register online for start time and barcode.
Take in the more than 9,500 dancers in one of the largest amateur dance competitions in North America. Competitive categories include ballet, contemporary/modern, international, jazz, hip hop, tap, and stage.
Written by Robyn Roste. Tweet her Fraser Valley events @robynroste.