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788 Quayside Dr
New Westminster, British Columbia
Daily from September 21, 2014 to September 27, 2014
The last week in September, we will celebrate BC and World Rivers Day with events and activities that honour the Fraser River. Inspired by the river, RiverFest will kick off with the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup and wrap up with a free, family-friendly festival consisting of art exhibits, interactive activities and crafts, live music and dramatic performances, River Tours, the annual Salmon Chowder Cook-Off, and the famous Lucille Johnstone Work Boat Parade.
RiverFest will be presented free to the public and will consist of art exhibits, interactive activities from conservation organizations and community groups that build upon the river and environmental themes. Live music and entertainment will complete the weekend offerings for an exciting, family-friendly festival atmosphere.
4600 Tranquille Road
Kamloops, British Columbia
Daily from September 5, 2014 to November 9, 2014
It is estimated that between the 1920s and mid-1970s, two kilometres of tunnels were built beneath the old Tranquille sanatorium and former tuberculosis hospital. In a one hour, fun filled experience; tunnel goers will venture into the tunnel system and learn about its secrets as well as embark on a wagon tour of the old Tranquille village by night.
Please call or email for tickets.
100-15261 Russell Ave
White Rock, British Columbia
Daily from September 1, 2014 to October 31, 2014
A community-wide celebration of arts and culture in White Rock! The two-month festival features music, performances, art exhibitions, a mobile drawing unit, artist auctions, a gala and more. Visit website for more details.
Vancouver, British Columbia
Weekly on Tuesday-Saturday from Tuesday August 12, 2014 to Monday November 10, 2014
Venture into our city's most gruesome history - when Vancouver was a frontier town of hustlers and thieves, vagabonds and bawdy girls. You will hear stories of: Vancouver's first madam, who built a glamorous Gastown bawdy house before the city even had a school; a long-forgotten plague that clutched the city in its feverish grasp; the terror of the fire that ate-up Gastown in minutes and sent people sprinting for their lives down Water Street; a Klondike Gold Rush beauty, who had her heart broken - and her pocketbook looted - by a ruthless theatre magnate; and, the city's oldest unsolved murder - the death of prospector John Bray.
The tour ventures through Gastown, where many of Vancouver's most historic buildings are located.
Vancouver, British Columbia
Weekly on Tuesday-Saturday from Monday August 11, 2014 to Thursday October 30, 2014
On Prohibition City, you will explore the strange, corrupt and colourful history of Prohibition-era Vancouver, with stories of speakeasies, private members clubs, corruption, bootlegging and free-flowing medicinal liquor.
You will get a chance to visit the historic Dominion Building, Sun Tower and the city's oldest bar.
You will also relive stories of the city's most notorious mayor - L.D. Taylor - its most beautiful showgirl and its greatest rum-runners.
This is your chance to explore Vancouver's dirtiest history.
240 E Cordova St
Vancouver, British Columbia
Weekly on Wednesday, Saturday from Wednesday July 30, 2014 to Wednesday October 29, 2014
Experience the world of a cop in the 1920s when Vancouver was a seething hub of sex, drugs, booze and organized crime. Your 90-minute walking tour takes you through the streets and alleys of Chinatown on the lookout for brothels, bootlegging joints, gambling houses and opium dens. This is a must-see tour for anyone looking for the edgier side of this great city!
Tours leave promptly on Wednesdays at 4:00 pm, and on Saturdays at 11:00 am. Tours are strictly limited in size, so please book your tickets at least 24 hours in advance.
Tickets: $20 for adults, $16 for students/seniors. Both include admission to the Vancouver Police Museum for the whole day.
For more information, please visit our website!
3811 Moncton St
Richmond, British Columbia
Weekly on Friday, Saturday from Friday July 4, 2014 to Saturday September 27, 2014
Take a stroll with us through history & experience Steveston's stories.
Murder, Mayhem & Morality in Old Steveston: Explore the seedier side of Steveston's past as we captivate you with stories of notorious murders, shady bordellos & a darker history steeped in sly grog. Tours at 11:00 am & 2:00 pm.
Boardwalks, Bar Rooms & Boats: Find out fascinating insider stories about Steveston's three great industries: fishing, farming &, more recently, filmmaking. Tours at 12:30 pm.
Tours cost $5.00 per person & can be booked in person or by phone at the Tourism Richmond Visitor Centre counter on the first floor of the Steveston Museum. Maximum group size of 12 people per tour. Approx. 1 hour tours, rain or shine.
675 Belleville St
Victoria, British Columbia
Daily from June 21, 2014 to June 30, 2017
Discover the incredible diversity of First Nations languages in BC and the groundbreaking work underway to keep them alive in this new exhibition.
The Royal BC Museum has partnered with the First Peoples' Cultural Council on this innovative exhibition that celebrates the resilience and diversity of First Nations languages in BC in the face of change.
BC is one of the planet's most linguistically diverse regions. From a global perspective, it's known as a linguistic "hotspot" because of the diversity and vitality of our First Nations languages, of which 34 are spoken here.
Visit this new exhibition and learn to say "welcome" in one of 34 languages.
1199 Bay Ave
Trail, British Columbia
Every 2 weeks on Friday from June 6, 2014 to October 10, 2014
The City of Trail & The Trail & District Chamber of Commerce are proud to host the Trail Market on the Esplanade during the summer months. The market, situated along the picturesque esplanade, takes place every second Friday from June to October & features various local vendors who sell fresh produce, handmade jewellery, soaps, clothing, fresh homemade food, baking & home décor items.
236 Linden Ave
Kaleden, British Columbia
Every 4 weeks on Saturday, Sunday from June 1, 2014 to September 30, 2014
Live outdoor theatre this summer. Performers and specific dates to be announced. Picnic baskets and wine will be available for purchase.
Please our website in the upcoming months for further details.