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03 Apr, 2013

From Planting to Plate

Categories: Activities & Recreation, Agritourism, Shopping & Services

What a fantastic stretch of weather we have had this past week.  The flip-flops, shorts and T-shirts seem to have made their way from the back to the front of the closet and there is nothing like that first feeling of sun after far too many months of rain and cool temperatures.  This past weekend I couldn’t help myself and had to make a trip to a local nursery.  A few of my bulbs have popped through in the garden and I wanted to see what other bits of colour I could add.  I had a feeling it might be too early for bedding plants and the very knowledgeable staff I encountered at our local nurseries confirmed that for me.  While it’s safe to say the May long weekend typically marks official planting season, I can’t help wonder how many eager gardeners have taken a leap of faith and planted early.

20 Mar, 2013

The Bates Motel

Categories: Activities & Recreation, Itineraries

I’m embarrassed to say there are two movies from my youth that I know have forever changed me and influenced so many of the decisions I have made.  Both movies are from the ‘60’s suspense/horror Alfred Hitchcock culture – “The Birds” and “Psycho”.   As a result, I’ve never understood people’s desire to be a bird watcher, let alone own a bird, so note to my future husband, don’t even think about buying me a pair of love birds.  I think that is why I have such an obsession with hats – to protect myself from whatever may be flying or dodging from up above.

19 Feb, 2013

A Fort Langley Photo Walk

Categories: Activities & Recreation, Heritage & Culture, Itineraries

The Birthplace of BC is special for many reasons.  Many find Fort Langley’s historic architecture and quaint village feel appealing for a variety of activities including quiet strolls, treasure hunting, gift shopping, and romantic dining.  Film producers agree and the community is used as a backdrop in numerous TV shows and movies.

12 Feb, 2013

Unique Valentine’s Day Adventures

Categories: Activities & Recreation, Heritage & Culture, Itineraries, Wine & Food

Valentine’s Day is this Thursday and people everywhere are making dinner reservations, going shopping and planning a romantic night with a special someone. However if you haven’t made plans for February 14th yet, we have some suggestions on how to celebrate this ‘second largest card-sending holiday of the year’.

06 Feb, 2013

BC’s First Family Day

Category: Activities & Recreation

This year as British Columbian’s we will join our neighbours in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario in celebrating our first Family Day on Monday, February 11th 2013. We are also joining the American states of Nevada and Arizona, the Republic of Vanuatu, Vietnam, and the Australian Capital Territory in official celebrating families on a designated day of the year.  This is a day which has been set aside for families to reconnect and spend some important quality time together all while discovering some of the incredible things B.C. has to offer!

30 Jan, 2013

New Year’s Resolutions

Categories: Activities & Recreation, Agritourism, Heritage & Culture, Itineraries, Shopping & Services, Wine & Food

I don’t know about you, but I’m not sure where January went.  Were we not all just ringing in 2013, taking down the Christmas tree and excited about a fresh start by making some New Years Resolutions? I read an article a few days ago that said that 80% of New Years Resolutions are broken by January 20th- yikes that seems pretty short lived.   If you find yourself in that boat we thought we could give you some ideas of what you can do in and about Langley to get your resolutions back on track. 

22 Jan, 2013

A Petite Piece of Paris

Categories: Activities & Recreation, Heritage & Culture, Shopping & Services, Wine & Food

I bet you didn’t know you can visit Paris in Fort Langley, but it’s true. Right here on Glover Road in a beautiful, and some believe haunted heritage home, resides the most wonderful Parisian-inspired boutique and café – Little White House & Co.

The local gem, run by Cheryl Krecsy and her daughter Natasha Krecsy, carries everything from clothing and spa-quality products to lovely home décor items. In every nook and cranny there’s a whimsical treasure sure to delight. It truly is one of the most unique shopping experiences here in the Fraser Valley.

16 Jan, 2013

Horses Loose in Willowbrook

Categories: Activities & Recreation, Shopping & Services

A year long public art project in collaboration between the Langley Arts Council and the Langley Horse Federation is now on display at the Willowbrook Shopping Centre. Visit the Horseshoe Trail between January 14 and February 3 to view the many horses which have been transformed into brilliant works of art by local artists. The goal of the project was to “use art to enhance the community’s agricultural heritage and to acknowledge Langley as the Horse Capital of BC”. Willowbrook Shopping Centre is holding a number of events in conjunction with the exhibit including a Horsing Around Kids Party on January 19, Meet the Artists Days on January 26 and February 2, as well as offering a contest with the chance to win a $1,000+ Horsing Around Langley activity package including horse riding lessons, dining, entertainment, shopping, and more.   

25 Dec, 2012

Season’s Greetings!

Category: Activities & Recreation

We would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful 2013. We hope that you are able to spend the holidays with those you love and can cherish these special times together.

11 Dec, 2012

Circle Farm Tour – Winter Update

Categories: Activities & Recreation, Agritourism, Heritage & Culture, Itineraries, Shopping & Services, Wine & Food

Summer isn’t the only time it’s fun do a Circle Farm Tour. Winter can be a great time to visit our local farm-gate shops to find great gift ideas for the holidays, or just to spend some time with your family exploring your own backyard. Here’s an update on what’s going on along Langley’s Circle Farm Tour.