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10 things to do in Surrey in September

Arts, Events

10 things to do in Surrey in September

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Daniel Chai Sep 06, 2017 7:32 am 1,341

September has arrived in Surrey, and now is a great time to check out an exciting event like Pie in the Plaza, Art in the City, and more.

To get you started, here are 10 things to do around the city this month.

For more things happening around town, check out our events section.

Pie in the Plaza

Pie in the Plaza

Pie in the Plaza / City of Surrey

  • What: Celebrate Agriculture Week at Central City Plaza (right outside Central City Shopping Centre) for this fun family event and see the creation of BC’s largest blueberry pie. Watch the pie being assembled and stay for a slice after the ceremonial pie cutting. There will also be other free, family-friendly activities throughout the afternoon.
  • When: September 9
  • Time: 11 am to 4 pm
  • Where: Central City Shopping Centre Plaza – 10153 King George Blvd, Surrey
  • Price: Free

Fleetwood Festival 

  • What: The 19th Annual Fleetwood Festival is designed to create a sense of community. Festivities include live entertainment, activities, a youth zone and more.
  • When: September 9
  • Time: 11 am to 3 pm
  • Where: Fleetwood Community Centre – 15996 – 84 Avenue, Surrey
  • Admission: Free

Olde Harvest Fair

  • What: The Olde Harvest Fair includes local food vendors and artisans, the Irish fiddle orchestra, Surrey’s re-enactment troupe The Re-Enactors, childrens activities, tours od the 1894 farmhouse, and more.
  • When: September 16
  • Time: 11 am to 3 pm
  • Where: Stewart Farm House – 13723 Crescent Road
  • Admission: Free

Antiques off the Roadshow

  • What: Rummage through the attic, check out the storage area in the garage, and bundle up that treasured item. All items will be given a verbal appraisal by experts who are knowledgeable about jewellery, antiques, collectibles, antiquarian books, and Asian, European, and First Nations art.
  • When: September 16
  • Time: Noon to 3 pm
  • Where: Surrey Art Gallery – 13750 88 Avenue, Surrey
  • Price: $10 for the first item, $5 for each additional item. No entrance fee.

Oh, Canada, We Sing For Thee!

Surrey Civic Theatres

Surrey Civic Theatres / Facebook

  • What: Sing along with internationally-acclaimed songbird Leisa Way and The Wayward Wind Band as you party to the music of The Guess Who, Bryan Adams, Michael Bublé, Shania Twain, Leonard Cohen, Gordon Lightfoot, and many more.
  • When: September 22
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Main Stage at Surrey Arts Centre – 13750 88 Avenue, Surrey
  • Tickets: Online, $49

Canada Golden Maple Film Festival: Shortlisted Film Screenings

  • What: Enjoy some of the films—ranging from action to romantic comedy to thrillers—shortlisted for the 2017 Canada Golden Maple Film Festival. This film festival raises awareness of the film industry, culture, media, and online network, and fosters the international development of the film industry.
  • When: September 22 to 23
  • Where: Centre Stage at Surrey City Hall – 13450 104 Ave, Surrey
  • Tickets: $8 per film

Art’s Nursery Scarecrow Festival 2017

  • What: Come see and take pictures with over 60 scarecrows. This fun, family friendly event begins September 23rd with a kick-off party. Make your own scarecrow at the DIY Build-A-Crow station, have a hay ride, take part in kids crafts and activities and enjoy more activities. The scarecrows will be on display until Halloween.
  • When: September 23
  • Where: Art’s Nursery – 8940 192nd Street, Surrey
  • Admission: Free

Apple Fest at Darts Hill Garden

  • What: Celebrate the harvest at Darts Hill Garden Orchard. Take part in apple-activities and fall-festivities amongst the fall colours, including perennial planting workshops, Honeybee Centre demonstrations, orchard tours, seasonal snacks, live music, plant sale and more.
  • When: September 23
  • Time: 11 am to 3 pm
  • Where: Darts Hill Garden Park – 1660 168 St, Surrey
  • Admission: Free

Art in the City

  • What: Art in the City is a two-day self guided art tour, offering a behind the scenes look into Surrey’s art scene. With over thirty participating artists and artisans, pique your interest with a glimpse into Surrey’s diverse art scene. Learn a new craft with artist-hosted workshops, or wander through artists’ collections in the galleries. The event runs in conjunction with the nation-wide Culture Days imitative to celebrate art, artists, and artisans right here in Surrey.
  • When: September 30 and October 1
  • Where: Various locations around Surrey
  • Price: Free

National Seniors Day Celebration

  • What: Learn why Surrey is and age-friendly city where people can enjoy lifelong activity and engagement. Listen to Dr. Art Hister and enjoy a musical performance by the Classics Brass Trio. Light refreshments will be served.
  • When: September 29
  • Time: 11 am to 1:30 pm
  • Where: Surrey City Hall – 13450 104 Ave, Surrey
  • Admission: Free

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Daniel Chai
Daniel is a writer and comedian based in Vancouver, BC.

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