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The Cranberry Festival draws upwards of 50,000 visitors to the charming area of    Fort Langley every October.

 

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Festivals and Events

Whether it is the rich heritage of the people, or the bounty of the harvest, every season provides a reason to celebrate in Langley.

                                        

Tourism Langley

Experience good times at the many festivals and events held year round in Langley. Watch the arts and culture come alive at the annual Cranberry Festival in October, or the International Festival in August. The spirit of the community really shines on special occasions whether Langley is celebrating Canada or the Magic of Christmas. Mark your calendar, and come celebrate with us!

Upcoming Events 

Aldergrove Summer Farmer's Market

May 30 - September 26
Seasonal Fraser Valley Farm produce and food products, Flowers, Plants, Fruit, Jams, Spices, Hand-made soaps & Oils, Jewelry, Arts & Crafts, Music and much more. Every Saturday from May 30th until September 26th from 9:00am-2:00pm.

The Artful Dodger Open Mic

May 3 - December 20
Every Sunday The Artful Dodger Pub in Langley Hosts "Open Mic with Roger Potter" from 6pm till 10pm Acoustic Based. All Ages till 9pm. Roger Potter is Sponsored by Long & McQuade and Darkwood Drums.

Langley Community Farmer's Market

May 20 - October 14
Fill your Basket and Feed your Soul at the Langley Community Farmers Market! The LCFM is pleased to welcome Vendors and Customers alike to participate in Langley’s tastiest outdoor market. Throughout the Spring and Summer each Wednesday from 2pm – 6:30pm at the Kwantlen Polytechnic University Campus you will find more than 40 vendors that “Make it, Bake it or Grow it” selling the very best this region has to offer. We are located at Kwantlen University Campus Courtyard, 20901 Langley Bypass, Langley, BC May 20 to October 14!

Walking Tours with Kwantlen First Nations

August 6 - September 7
Join guides from the Kwantlen First Nation for a relaxing walk over the Bedford Channel and onto McMillan Island to learn about Kwantlen Traditional Territory and existing Reserves, traditional languages of the Kwantlen people, cedar and plant resources, and their significance to Kwantlen and environmental stewardship programs. Meet your tour guide outside the front doors of lelem' Arts & Cultural Cafe. Every Thursday with two tours, 6:30pm and 7:30pm. September 7th has a tour at 10am and 6:30pm.

Butterfly Release

August 28
Join us in our beautiful outdoor courtyard for entertainment and refreshments as we release painted lady butterflies. Make a wish, commemorate a family event or release in the memory of a loved one. All proceeds from the purchase of butterflies will be donated to the Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation. Limited number of butterflies available. Call today to reserve yours!

Summer's End at Red Door Farm

August 29
You're invited to red door farm for our much anticipated annual Summer's End Vintage Sale, Saturday, August 29th. For your enjoyment - there will be exciting new treasure, summer sale items and our well-loved lavender cookies. Gates open at 11am. Come and bring a friend to enjoy our farm at Summer's End.

Mask Making Workshop

September 2 - October 10
Create a beautiful mask like those for the Italian theatre, Carnival of Venice, and Marde Gras! This intensive 6-week program will teach you the skills to build your own unique custom-fitted mask. We’ll review a brief history of masks, see inspiring samples, and learn step-by-step techniques of mask making. You’ll have fun designing, building, and putting the finishing touches on your mask. And you’ll have a wonderful work of art to wear or hang on your wall. Basic materials are included, but a short list of supplies is needed for this workshop. When: Wednesdays, Sept. 2 – Oct. 7 @ 7:00 – 10:00 pm or When: Saturdays, Sept. 5 – Oct. 10 @ 1:00 – 4:00 Cost: $250 (includes all supplies) Level: Beginner – Intermediate (Ages 16 – Adult) REGISTRATION DEADLINE: August 26, 2015 MORE INFO: http://themakersroom.com/mask-making/

Saturday Art Project: String Art Tree or Heart

September 5
Invite your friends, bring your lunch, and spend the afternoon making something! This one-day project is fun to do and will look great in your room! Or, you can give it away as a unique gift! Workshop starts at 11:00 and runs until 2:00ish (or until the project is complete). Cost is $35 (includes all supplies). For this project you’ll paint the board in your choice of colour, create a pattern and hammer in the nails, then weave yarn (you choose the colour) to create a striking image! Registration Deadline: September 2

OLD and NEW Day

September 7
View OLD (historic from the museum) items displayed beside it's NEW (modern on loan from local businesses) version - many fun activities for children and adults indoors and out. Demos of a 1908 log lathe and wooden pipe machine; a 1930 Hammermill will make flour for you to take home at 2 pm; check how early surveying happened in BC; free balloons and a scavenger hunt complete with prizes for the children; hot corn & pop sales ($1); and so much more. 10 AM - 3 PM. 9131 King Street, Fort Langley

Painting pARTy at Frosting Cupcakery

September 11
Enjoy a night out with your friends exploring your creative side. Come paint beautiful hydrangeas. A bright colourful fun painting that will surely bring joy! All art supplies provided, even an apron! I will guide you step by step, no art skills required. $35 p person You go home with a master piece. 6pm-8pm Frosting Cupcakery 20411 Fraser Hwy, Langley BC

Langley Good Times Cruise In

September 12 - September 13
The 2015 Langley Cruise-In will be held on Saturday September 12th and the swap meet & car corral will be Sunday September 13th.

8th Annual Fall Festival & Customer Appreciation Day

September 12
Aldergrove Rotary Club will be doing a Turkey BBQ by donation to the Terry Fox Foundation JD Farms Founder & Township of Langley Mayor, Jack Froese will be speaking. Food & Beverage Demos & Tastings by many of our in store vendors Cooking Demos by Seasoned Gourmand Encorp – Return –it Centres will have games for the kids Pony Rides, Bouncey Castle, Colouring contest, 4-H Bunnies Face Painting & Balloon fun by Madame Butterfly! Give –a-ways & prizes And much more!

Air Cadets Open House @ 746 Squadron

September 12
Come to our Open House on Sept 12th 2015 starting at 10:00 am until 2:00 pm. You will be able to get information on joining the cadet program and talk to cadets about their experiences. This will be the first day that registrations will be accepted for new cadets. We are located at the Langley Airport Hangar 5 (Upstairs), 5301 216 St, Langley, BC To be eligible for membership in the Royal Canadian Air Cadets, a candidate must: a) Have reached his/her 12th, but not 19th birthday b) Not belong to another Cadet unit c) Be either a Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, or Landed Immigrant d) Be able to attend weekly training (746 Squadron parades Thursday evenings from 6:15pm to 9:15pm between September and end of school term in June) Space is limited! Due to building code requirements the number of new applicants is limited and a Wait List will be established. New Cadets will be contacted off of the wait list in the order that they applied.

Saturday Art Project: Mixed Media Fall Forest Scene

September 12
Invite your friends, bring your lunch, and spend the afternoon making something! This one-day project is fun to do and will look great in your room! Or, you can give it away as a unique gift! You’ll paint cardboard and magazine pages, cut strips, splatter paint, and glue bits of material to create a stunning image. Workshop starts at 11:00 and runs until 2:00ish (or until the project is complete). Registration Deadline: September 9

Bicycle Trek for Life & Breath

September 12 - September 13
Join us on September 12th and 13th for an incredible 2-day, 200km ride through BC's picturesque Fraser Valley! Riding from White Rock to Cultus Lake and back, enjoy an unforgettable weekend getaway that includes all food, accommodation, entertainment, gear transportation and medical & mechanical support - all by committing to fundraise only $500 in support of the BC Lung Association’s fight against lung disease! Who: You! Bring friends and family if you like! When: Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 12-13th, 2015 Where: Fraser Valley To Register: Space is limited! For more info or to register, visit www.bicycletrek.ca, call the BC Lung Association at 604.731.5864 or email trek@bc.lung.ca. Registration is $25 per teammate before July 1st ($40 each after that day). Bicycle Trek for Life and Breath is a fundraiser for the BC Lung Association. All event proceeds support vital lung health and air quality research, education & advocacy. Follow Trek on Facebook! http://on.fb.me/1JwGan6

The Dairy Barn Sessions

September 12
On Saturday, September 12 from 4-9pm at the bucolic Vista D’oro Farms & Winery in Langley, international renowned tenor David Curry will – along with Eden Tremayne (soprano) and Francesca Corrado (mezzo-soprano), two singers from Vancouver Opera’s Young Artist Program (YAP) - will perform in the farm’s heritage dairy barn. The program. The musical program will be divided into two complimentary halves. The first half will be repertoire from operas Mr. Curry has performed in during his career and – simply put – music that he loves! It will be a selection of arias and scenes spanning a broad range of opera with music by Bizet, Verdi, Puccini, Delibes, Mozart, Offenbach and more. The second half of the program will put the spotlight on musical theatre from Broadway spanning the last 90 years. Selections will include classics from Cole Porter, Irving Berlin and George Gershwin through the golden years of Rogers and Hammerstein and Lerner and Loewe to Bernstein and, finally, the genius of Steven Sondheim. The feast. Between sets, attendees will enjoy a family-style three course dinner prepared by Chef Chris Whittaker of Forage Restaurant in Vancouver. The ingredients of the dinner will be sourced from the Campbell Valley and each course will be paired with wines from Vista D’Oro.

Susan Tang, Piano

September 13
The program will include works by Ives, Ligeti and Chopin. Tickets are $18 for Adults, $15 for Seniors and $10 for Students. Commentary & Coffee 2:30PM, 3:30 PM Concert. Rose Gellert Hall Langley Community Music School 4899 207th Street Langley, BC V3A 2E4 Tel: 604-534-2848

10th Annual BBQ OFF the Bypass

September 13
"The 10th annual BBQ OFF the Bypass will take place on Sunday September 13th at #117-20353-64 Avenue, Langley. The event is FREE to the public with live music, interesting displays, tasty vendors and delicious BBQ samples. The BBQ on the Bypass is also the site of the Great BC Bake Off, an annual amateur pie baking competition, open to the public" Details: 10th Annual BBQ OFF the Bypass Sunday September 13th, 2015 10am-4pm

The Lonely- A Tribute to Roy Orbison

September 17
Rock.It Boy Entertainment presents The Lonely- A Tribute to Roy Orbison Thursday, September 17 at the Cascades Casino Summit Theatre in Langley. Tickets are available for $34.50 (plus Facility Fee and Service Charges) at Casino Guest Services (604-530-2211) and www.ticketweb.ca.

Fraser Valley Cork & Keg Wine, Beer and Food Festival

September 18
The 5th annual Cork & Keg Wine, Beer and Food Festival is back at the Cascades Casino Resort on Sept 18, 2015. Offering a trade/media event from 2:30-4:30 pm followed by our consumer event from 7-10 pm. Early bird tickets available until Aug 31, 2015. Partial proceeds to benefit the Langley Hospice Society. Must be 19+ to attend.

Fort Langley Celebration of Arts

September 18 - September 20
Welcome to the fourth annual Fort Langley Celebration of the Arts. This year’s programme presents an exciting group of performers which includes gifted local artists as well performers of international stature. With the support and co-operation of our Fort Langley Community Improvement Society, in the words of Elizabeth Wride, a member of our Celebration Committee ‘….we are able to do so in a Community Hall which serves as the living room of our Village’. This year we are also fortunate in having the partnering support of our Langley Community Music School as well as of the Langley Arts Council; this is an indication of our growth and significance as a community event. This year’s roster includes talented young performers from our Langley Community Music School as well as a talented performer enrolled in the Faculty of Music at the Langley Campus of Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Performances will feature the spoken word as well as music and, inevitably, will lead to dancing. So please join us on September 18th, 19th and 20th at the Fort Langley Community Hall, a jewel of the Fraser Valley, a child of the Fraser River, as we celebrate the Arts.

Flatiron Art in the Park

September 19
Saturday, September 19 at 12:00pm - 5:00pm 23230 Billy Brown Road, Fort Langley Come and join us for our first "Art in the Park" exhibition at FLATIRON, Bedford Landing, Fort Langley. Judy Nygren, Pat Barker Art of the Pencil Studio, as well as myself, Susan Galick Artist, will be holding our first exhibition as a group. Please join us to mingle, watch us demo plus listen to awesome jazz music by local musician Dave Quinn of RazzMaJazz. Our galleries will also be open. Dave Quinn will be performing a duo of jazz from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. RazzMaJazz is a popular local band playing each Saturday at Leləm’ Arts and Cultural Cafe. Located in the award-winning community of Bedford Landing, the FLATIRON shares the name of New York’s iconic landmark. While most people think the building got its name from its resemblance to a cast-iron household iron, in fact, the triangular area where it was built, contained by Broadway, Fifth Avenue, 22nd Avenue and 23rd Streets, had been known as the Flat Iron District, long before the building’s construction. You’ll find the Flatiron in Fort Langley, located across from the Bedford Channel and the Fort-to-Fort Trail.

Saturday Art Project: Mosaic – Your Initial

September 19
Invite your friends, bring your lunch, and spend the afternoon making something! This one-day project is fun to do and will look great in your room! You’ll create a pattern, assemble a collection of beads, buttons, and trinkets, then use your creative eye to glue into a personalized letter that suits you. Workshop starts at 11:00 and runs until 2:00ish (or until the project is complete). Cost is $35 (includes all supplies). Registration Deadline: September 16

Town and Country Vintage Fall Market

September 19
We are excited for our next market which will be held at the historic Murrayville hall in Langley on Saturday September 19th from 10-4pm. It is the perfect venue for this more intimate fall market that will be host to some wonderful vintage vendor

Country Celebration in Campbell Valley Regional Park

September 19 - September 20
Head out to Campbell Valley Regional Park, Township of Langley and experience the charm of an old-fashioned country fair at the 37th annual “Country Celebration” on September 19 & 20 from 10 am to 4 pm. This fabulous fall tradition that combines nature, heritage, agriculture and community is back and more fun than ever with a bike powered main stage, circus skills workshops, kite-making, raku pottery workshops, story telling, cow milking demonstrations, live raptors, and so much more! From perogies to Filipino cuisine to mini donuts to freshly squeezed lemonade, choose from a variety of classic country fair food to fuel your day’s activities.

Campbell Valley Wine Run

September 20
Join the Campbell Valley Wine Route on September 20th for their Campbell Valley Wine Run! A very scenic almost 15K Wine Run from High Point through the trails of Campbell Valley to visit the beautiful wineries in the area. Stop and visit each one & sample their wines. This run is not a race & will not be officially timed. It is all about having fun by running, wine tasting & socializing.

BeYOUtifulBridal Wedding SHOW

September 20
Dear Bride & Groom & Friends BeYOUtiful Bridal Wedding Show invite brides, grooms and friends to attend our next FREE Bridal Shows Admission is FREE and you can bring as many friends as you wish. Admission is FREE for everyone. We look forward to seeing you there. You can arrive at any time. We will be giving away over 50 door prizes . Brides can enter for the door prizes when they arrive at the show. (or someone else can enter the brides name if she is unable to attend) You only need to fill out one entry form for all the door prizes. There is also a FREE draw for all other attendees (bridesmaids etc.) There will be 40 wedding related businesses involved in the show. Most brides spend 1 to 2 hours visiting the different displays set up by the vendors. You will find everything you need to organize your wedding. Several days after the show we draw names and brides that are called will be asked to choose a door prize. Please feel free to call us anytime for more information. Contact Melissa Parkes Phone: 1-604-996-4383 Monday - Friday 9 AM to 3 PM (P.S.T) **If voicemail is full please text with Name and Business

Circus in the Plaza

September 26
Head down to McBurney Plaza on Saturday September 26th from 12pm till 3pm for Circus in the Plaza! The Circus is coming to town! Expect to see stilt walking, juggling, unicycles, carnival games, face painting, balloon twisting and more. Immerse yourself in the circus experience as you test out your own skills and maybe you’ll be running away to join the circus one day!

Saturday Art Project: Rag Wreath

September 26
Invite your friends, bring your lunch, and spend the afternoon making something! This one-day project is fun to do and will look great in your room! Or, you can give it away as a unique gift! You’ll use pliers to create a wire heart shape, assemble patterned material and tear into strips, then knot each strip onto the wire to create a pretty decoration for your room. Workshop starts at 11:00 and runs until 2:00ish (or until the project is complete). Cost is $35 (includes all supplies). Registration Deadline: September 23

Creed Bratton

September 28
Rock.It Boy Entertainment presents Creed Bratton, Monday, September 28 at the Cascades Casino Summit Theatre in Langley. Tickets are available for $34.50 (plus Facility Fee and Service Charges) at Casino Guest Services (604-530-2211) and www.ticketweb.ca. Fans of The Office will remember Creed Bratton as the resourceful and duplicitous Quality Assurance Director, easily recognizable for his senile behavior and ignorance of the modern world. Others will remember him as the frontman of the 60’s folk-rock phenomenon The Grass Roots.

Walk on the Wild Side - Walk-a-Thon Fundraiser

October 4
Critter Care Wildlife Society will host their 7th annual Walk-a-Thon on Sunday, October 4th from 10:30 am until 3 pm in the beautiful, peaceful, Campbell Valley Park. This is our well-known, local family fun event, complete with a delicious BBQ and prizes for the top fundraisers. Put on your "wilderness" gear and invite friends and family members to join you in a 2k or 4k walk with us! Check out the additional exhibitors by several animal and environmental organizations and local artisans displaying products. There will be lots to see, view and purchase. Be sure to linger with us afterwards, share some laughs and celebrate the walk with your friends and 4 legged K9-companions (welcome on leash). Register now - be an EARLY BIRD and save some money! The registration fee for all participants is: - EARLY BIRD (until September 25th): $10 ($5 for 12 years & younger) - LAST MINUTE (after September 25th): $15 ($5 for 12 years & younger) We encourage all walkers to fundraise. If you raise $150 or more in pledges, you will receive a special gift! For more information about our walk-a-thon - Walk on the Wild Side - or for register your friends and family online, check out www.crittercarewildlife.org/walkathon/. NEW this year: the Team Challenge. Be a part of the Wild Team Challenge, invite friends and colleagues for the team challenge, and then register your “wild team” under the Critter Care Walk Website! We would love to see you and your team on October 4th in Campbell Valley Park!

Nikita Pogrebnoy, viola & Henri-Paul Sicsic, piano

October 4
Program will feature masterworks for viola and piano including the sonorous Brahms f minor Sonata. Tickets are: Adult $18 | Senior $15 | Student $10 Commentary & Coffee 2:30PM, 3:30PM Concert. Rose Gellert Hall 4899 207th Street Langley, BC V3A 2E4 Tel: 604-534-2848

The Official Blues Brotherstm Revue

October 21
The Official Blues Brotherstm Revue is the duo sanctioned by Dan Aykroyd and Judith Belushi to don the official hat and sunglasses and walk in the footsteps of the legendary Jake and Elwood Blues. Performers Wayne Catania and Kieron Lafferty capture the infectious humor and unbridled spirit of the Blues Brothers like no one since John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd walked the stage. Backed by a powerhouse band, they’ll give you a show to remember, packed with classic hits from the Blues Brothers catalog.Wednesday, October 21 at the Cascades Casino Summit Theatre in Langley Tickets are $52.50 (plus Facility Fee and Service Charges) from Casino Guest Services. Charge by phone at 604-530-2211 or online at www.ticketweb.ca.

Ensemble Caprice

October 24
This Montreal based baroque ensemble brings a fascinating blend of European polyphony and Latin American traditional music together in an unusual way through a programme called Salsa Baroque. This unique ensemble will highlight music of Latin America and Spain of the 17th and 18th Century. Tickets are: Adult $18 | Senior $15 | Student $10. Commentary & Coffee 2:30PM, 3:30PM Concert. Rose Gellert Hall 4899 207th Street Langley, BC V3A 2E4 Tel: 604-534-2848

Murrayville Holiday Market

November 13 - November 14
Nov 13th-14th & Dec 12th 2015 Christmas Craft Fair at Murrayville Hall in Langley FREE Admission! 50 vendors in attendance Hall is at 21667 48 Ave Murrayville Hall - Langley BC

The 2nd Annual Christmas Show

November 13 - November 15
Shop, learn, taste and experience the best the holiday season has to offer at the 2nd Annual Christmas Show – at the Langley Events Centre November 13, 14, 15, 2015. Parking is FREE! Three fun filled days of reveling in the contagious holiday spirit right in the Heart of The Fraser Valley! Featuring 200 holiday décor, fashion, food and gift exhibitors, it’s a shopping extravaganza not to be missed. Visitors will be treated to an exciting schedule of guest appearances on the main stage. Lots of activities for the kids, not to mention each child will receive a FREE picture with Santa. O’ and let’s not forget the adults…what about a free picture wearing his/her crazy/ugly Christmas Sweater! For more information visit our website or contact us at 604.613.9419.

West Coast Christmas Show & Marketplace

November 20 - November 22
The most unique Christmas gifts you will ever find, created by both artisans and favourite manufacturers. Hundreds of vendors under one roof; old fashioned Christmas activities for the children, Santa and his elves, local community and school groups singing Christmas carols, a Festival of beautifully decorated Christmas trees, home decor & Holiday cooking stage presentations... Experience the magic of Christmas and create family holiday memories at The West Coast Christmas Show, November 20, 21 & 22, 2015 at Tradex in Abbotsford, with free parking.

Mercer Park Duo

November 22
The cello and piano duo has commissioned and premiered numerous new Canadian works - hear the highlights of multiple collaborations. Tickets are: Adult $18 | Senior $15 | Student $10. Commentary & Coffee 2:30PM, 3:30PM Concert Rose Gellert Hall 4899 207th Street Langley, BC V3A 2E4 Tel: 604-534-2848

Benjamin Butterfield, tenor & Sarah Hagan, piano

November 28
Regarded by the Washington Post as a tenor who sings “...with taste, authority and agility,” Benjamin Butterfield joins “outstandingly inventive” pianist Sarah Hagen in concert. Their recital will explore a wealth of vocal repertoire spanning from the masterful Schumann’s Dichterliebe to the modern day Art Songs of Randy Newman. Tickets are: Adult $25 | Senior $22 | Student $16 LCMS Student $10. Rose Gellert Hall 4899 207th Street Langley, BC V3A 2E4 Tel: 604-534-2848

Murrayville Holiday Market

December 12
Dec 12th 2015 Christmas Craft Fair at Murrayville Hall in Langley FREE Admission! 50 vendors in attendance Hall is at 21667 48 Ave Murrayville Hall - Langley BC

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