32nd annual Filberg Festival August 1-4

Celebrate the best of Arts, Crafts and Music at the 32nd annual Filberg Festival August 1 – 4, 2014 Comox, BC, In less than 2 weeks we will be once again enjoying the magic of the Filberg Festival. The critters will move out and the vendors will move in to take over the Filberg Heritage…

National Cheesecake Day: July 30th

National Cheesecake Day…surely there is a day for everything but for those of you who are cheesecake fanatics, July 30th will be the perfect day to ignore the diet and grab a slice of creamy cheesecake from Trees Organics. They’re offering all cheesecakes for half price; all 9 flavours, by the slice, and whole cakes,…

Quirky cast of characters make BC’s Maritime Heritage fun

  Enchanting mermaids, marauding pirates, a storytelling wharf rat and creatures from the deep will bring the Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site alive with free entertainment, exploration and discovery for the Richmond Maritime Festival from August 8 to 10. BC’s oldest shipyard, the Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site, will be transformed with festive, maritime-themed décor, spontaneous…

THE BEST LITTLE COUNTRY FAIR – CONTEST

  THE BEST LITTLE COUNTRY FAIR JUST GOT EVEN BETTER WITH A FANTASTIC ENTERTAINMENT LINEUP, NEW FEATURES AND ATTRACTIONS WIN FOUR TICKETS courtesy of Abbotsford Agrifair To win leave a comment on this post For an extra entry sign-up for our MyVanCity newsletter As one of the most beloved annual traditions for families in the…

Tasting Plates YVR: Central Richmond Edition

After a long day at the office, there is nothing like a “miniature scavenger” to taste the delights of a few of Central Richmond’s hidden gems. This event was mainly situated between Westminster Highway and River Rock Casino. Not everyone knows this but Richmond is food central. Sure, there isn’t a large variety but some…

Tasting Plates Lonsdale North Van Wednesday, July 23, 6pm – 9:30pm

Bring your friends, family or out of town visitors! Purchase tickets via Eventbrite: http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/tasting-plates-lonsdale-north-van-tickets-11747857157 Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants from 1st to 15th on Lonsdale and area in North Vancouver. This evening tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 9:30 pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates for guests to…

The Art Affair

  The Art Affair II Boasts Local Talent At The Vancouver Club On July 11,The Art Affair hosted an exceptional evening of fine art, cocktails and live music at The Vancouver Club’s Grand Ballroom. Art lovers and enthusiasts were invited to enjoy an evening at one of Vancouver’s most exquisite venues to connect with local…

Introducing the 2013 Moscato d’Osoyoos and 2013 Leggiero Unoaked Chardonnay

THE PERFECT ACCOMPANIMENTS FOR PRIOR, DURING AND AFTER YOUR NEXT SEAFOOD MEAL   2013 Moscato D’Osoyoos $20.00 Inspired by the renowned Moscato d’Asti of the Piedmont region in Italy, the Moscato d’Osoyoos expresses an intense and complex array of aromatics displaying this grape’s true varietal expression. This light and merry sparkler bursts with aromatics of…

LA STELLA SIP & SAVOUR

AN EXCLUSIVE WINE CLUB EVENT Friday, July 18th  |  3-6pm A complimentary afternoon of delectable Okanagan bites and wine held on our sun-drenched patio with views of Osoyoos Lake and our rolling vineyards.This is a Club member’s exclusive event, one of four (or more) events we hold for our most cherished wine enthusiast followers.Interested in joining…

Hawkers Market: Main Streat Food Party

Vancouver is known for a few major things like…food and expensive real estate. It never ceases to amaze me at how everyone in this city is obsessed about food and willing to try new and fun things. What is the Hawkers Market you ask? It’s an opportunity for local food entrepreneurs to introduce their businesses…

FARMCITY FRESH CART ROLLS OUT ACROSS GREATER VANCOUVER TODAY

 Innovative Open-Air Urban Grocery Cart Showcases Local, Farm-Fresh Produce, Wares Beginning today, the freshness of the farm comes direct to the city as FarmCity Fresh Cart makes its debut on the streets of downtown Vancouver and New Westminster. FarmCity Fresh Cart — a partnership between Re-Up BBQ and FarmCity Co-op (24 Avenue Farm, Barefoot Farms, Cherry Lane Farm, Earth Apple Farm, Farmers on 57th,…

Bienvenuti Barbara Tamburini!

  Recently I attended a special evening of wine tasting at Hellam Vineyard, a popular wine store and wine bar in La Conner, Washington.   It was a very special wine tasting with Italian winemaker Barbara Tamburini arriving fresh on the heels of ten days at the Kapalua Wine Festival which was preceded by three days of…