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Fall Festival of the Arts - White Rock

100-15261 Russell Ave
White Rock, British Columbia
V4B 2P7
Websitehttp://www.whiterockcity.ca/EN/main/arts-culture/cultural-festivals-and-events/fall-festival-of-the-arts.html
Toll-free
Phone

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.

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Lost Souls of Gastown - Vancouver

Cathedral Square
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6B 3A3
Websitehttp://www.forbiddenvancouver.ca
Toll-free
Phone604-839-3126

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.

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Prohibition City - Vancouver

Cathedral Square
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6B 3A3
Websitehttp://www.forbiddenvancouver.ca
Toll-free
Phone604-839-3126

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.

114

Sins of the City Walking Tour - Vancouver

240 E Cordova St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6A 1L3
Websitehttp://vancouverpolicemuseum.ca/sins-of-the-city-vice-dice-and-opium-pipes/
Toll-free
Phone604-665-3346

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!

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Steveston Museum Summer Walking Tours - Richmond

3811 Moncton St
Richmond, British Columbia
V7C 3A0
Website
Toll-free
Phone604-271-8280

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.

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The Richmond Night Market - Richmond

8351 River Rd
Richmond, British Columbia
V6X 3P8
Websitehttp://www.richmondnightmarket.com
Toll-free
Phone604-244-8448

Weekly on Friday-Sunday from Friday May 16, 2014 to Monday October 13, 2014

The Richmond Night Market 2014 event is located at No. 3 Road & River Road, Richmond, just 1 block from Bridgeport SkyTrain Station. It runs from May 18 to Oct 8 on every weekend starting at 7:00 pm. This outdoor event offers 88 food booths (the largest international food court ever), over 200 merchants & corporate sponsor booths, more than 1,700 on-site parking stalls, free admission, free live entertainment nightly on a top-notch performing stage, games, contests & hundreds of give-away prizes. Come & spend your summer in this fun-filled shopping & eating paradise with us!

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Abbotsford Farm & Country Market - Abbotsford

Montrose Ave & North Of George Ferguson Way
Abbotsford, British Columbia
V2T 1W7
Websitehttp://www.abbotsfordfarmandcountrymarket.com
Toll-free
Phone604-996-1542

Daily from April 19, 2014 to December 20, 2014

The Market remains a premier shopping experience offering an array of fresh produce, processed foods, garden plants, arts & crafts. The selection changes from week to week as fresh produce, fruit, plants & other agricultural products come into season.

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Olde Harvest Fair - Surrey

13723 Crescent Rd
Surrey, British Columbia
V4P 1J4
Websitehttp://www.surrey.ca/culture-recreation/12279.aspx
Toll-free
Phone604-592-6956

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Celebrate the harvest at the Historic Stewart Farm's favourite fall event.

Tour the Farm's heritage orchard to learn about historic apples. Master Gardener Roger Phillips shares info on mason bees & rare heritage vegetables & herbs growing in the Farm's heirloom gardens.

Enjoy live music.

Take part in traditional harvest festival games & activities, including potato sack races, "Scarecrow Relay," & corn-husking competitions for prizes & bragging rights.

Try harvest-themed crafts like vegetable stamping & have your face painted.

Watch cider press & butter-making demonstrations, & sample applesauce cooked on the woodburning stove.

Visit the vendors market, featuring local artisans & small businesses. Sample popcorn, apple cider, & coffee on the veranda, then head inside the Farmhouse for a guided tour with a costumed guide.

Open to all ages, drop in entrance by donation.

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Our Fair Neighbour - Vancouver

1882 Adanac St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V5L 4E5

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Our Fair Neighbour is a local goods, crafts and services market. A market for the people by the people.

Our goal for this market is to showcase amazing people in our city doing amazing things. We aim to give makers and neighbours the opportunity to meet in a social community environment.

We also aim to have a whole bunch of fun.

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Pirates at the Cannery - Richmond

12138 Fourth Ave
Richmond, British Columbia
V7E 3J1
Websitehttp://www.gulfofgeorgiacannery.com
Toll-free
Phone604-664-9009

Daily from September 20, 2014 to September 21, 2014

Avast ye mateys! Celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery. Enjoy a fun scavenger hunt inside our 55,000 square foot historic cannery, and enter for a chance to win a chocolate treasure chest! Aaaar, we await ye! Event runs from Noon- 4:00 pm.

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