What: Greek singer Nana Mouskouri, one of the best-selling artists of all time, comes to River Rock for her Forever Young Tour. Throughout her career, she has sold 350 million albums, ranking second in best-selling female recording artists of all time. In 2018, Nana will celebrate her 60 years of success in music with the release of her 134th album.
When: Friday, May 4, 2018
Time: 8 pm
Where: River Rock Casino Resort – 8811 River Road, Richmond
What: The Steveston Farmers & Artisans Market is a place for the community to meet farmers and artisans in an open, fresh-air environment. Find fresh locally grown produce, artisan-processed foods, local arts and crafts, music by talented local musicians, ready-to-eat food and refreshments, kids’ craft and activities, and entertainment throughout the season.
When: Alternate Sundays starting Sunday, May 6 to September 16, 2018
Time: 10:30 am to 3:30 pm
Where: Easthope Parking Lot (across the street from the Steveston Community Centre) – 4111 Moncton Street, Richmond
What: A free family fun day for everything geocaching and outdoor exploration related. Run in partnership with British Columbia Geocaching Association and the Metro Vancouver Geocachers. BC CacheCon 2018 is suitable for all ages.
When: Sunday, May 6, 2018
Times: 9 am to 3:30 pm
Where: Richmond Nature Park – 11851 Westminster Hwy, Richmond
What: This national event is the top domestic tournament for sledge hockey athletes playing at the Provincial or Canadian Development Team level, and this year is the first time the competition is being played on home ice. Four teams – BC, Alberta, Ontario and Quebec – will be battling it out for gold, in 10 games over 3 days.
When: Thursday, May 10 to Sunday, May 13, 2018
Time: Various times
Where: Richmond Olympic Oval – 6111 River Road, Richmond
What: The Rotary Club of Steveston Wine Festival brings the best-of-the-best wine, beer, food and entertainment to say thanks for continued support of Rotary Club’s incredible community. All proceeds go directly to the Steveston Rotary Community Outreach Programs.
When: Friday, May 11, 2018
Time: 7 pm to 10 pm
Where: Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site – 12138 Fourth Avenue, Richmond
What: Celebrate Mother’s Day with high tea in the Tea Room at London Heritage Farm. A popular annual event for mothers, grandmothers, and their families. Enjoy London Farms own blend of London Lady tea, home-baked scones, London Farm jam/jelly and homemade goodies. Coffee, hot chocolate and juice are also available. Reservations recommended.
When: Saturday, May 12 to Sunday, May 13, 2018
Time: 12 to 5 pm
Where: London Heritage Farm – 6511 Dyke Road, Richmond
What: Western Canada’s largest carving show, featuring wildlife competitions, including birds, fish, First Nations carving styles, wood turning, auctions, and raffles. Learn all there is to know about carving and see art created before your eyes as carvers showcase their skills at this free event. Food Bank donations are appreciated.
When: Saturday, May 26 to Sunday, May 27, 2018
Time: Various times
Where: Hugh McRoberts Senior Secondary School –8980 Williams Road, Richmond
What: Richmond Art Gallery presents a special screening of exhibiting artist Ho Tam’s Confessions of a Salesman and The Visit. Prior to the screening, guest presenter Kegan McFadden, executive director of Open Space Arts Society in Victoria, will focus on Tam’s photo series, Ghost Image, through which the artist collects photographs and documents of his lover Kirby who died of an AIDS-related illness in the mid-90s.
When: Saturday, May 26, 2018
Time: 2 to 5 pm
Where: Richmond Art Gallery –180 – 7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond
What: For 50 years, the Royal Canadian family Circus has been providing fun activities and entertainment for kids and the entire family. Sit under the Big Top, popcorn in hand, and be awed by the gravity-defying performers.
When: Thursday, May 31 to Sunday, June 3, 2018
Times: Various times
Where: Lansdowne Centre – 5300 No. 3 Rd., Richmond