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The West Coast Christmas Show is coming to Tradex in Abbotsford for three days, Nov. 18 to 20. (Photo courtesy West Coast Christmas Show)

Festival of Trees, Santa and Christmas market at Abbotsford Tradex all weekend

Three-day event includes non-stop entertainment and chances to meet with Santa

The five book houses with murals on them were unveiled at Fairfield Park in Chilliwack on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Little house-shaped libraries double as public art in 5 Chilliwack parks

Project a team effort by Gore Brothers, Rotary, local artist Jack Hendsbee and others

Artist Chantelle Trainor-Matties stands in front of her mural at the Chilliwack Library on Nov. 8, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

New ‘nature and nurture’ mural welcomes parents, kids to children’s area at Chilliwack Library

Otters, eagles, wolves part of mural by Indigenous artist Chantelle Trainor-Matties

A movie made by Peters First Nation member and filmmaker Andrew Genaille is currently available to view — and it was filmed entirely on the iPhone 12.

New movie from Peters First Nation filmmaker now available on iTunes

Called Rehab, movie focuses on a man dealing with the recent passing of his father

A movie made by Peters First Nation member and filmmaker Andrew Genaille is currently available to view — and it was filmed entirely on the iPhone 12.
Authors Jordan Abel (left), Marsha Lederman and Harrison Mooney are the keynote speakers at the Fraser Valley Literary Festival in Abbotsford on Nov. 3 and 4. (Photo credits from left: Sweetmoon Photography, Ben Nelms and Jeff Vinnick)

Literary Festival returns to UFV with 11 authors on the schedule

Keynote program features Jordan Abel, Marsha Lederman and Harrison Mooney

Authors Jordan Abel (left), Marsha Lederman and Harrison Mooney are the keynote speakers at the Fraser Valley Literary Festival in Abbotsford on Nov. 3 and 4. (Photo credits from left: Sweetmoon Photography, Ben Nelms and Jeff Vinnick)
People can take in the legend of the basket ogress, Th’owxiya, an old hungry spirit on Nov. 12 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. (Submitted)

Kwantlen tale of ogress Th’owxiya will be told in children’s theatre piece coming to Chilliwack

‘Children will learn from this story to welcome animal spirits into their everyday lives,’ says author

People can take in the legend of the basket ogress, Th’owxiya, an old hungry spirit on Nov. 12 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. (Submitted)
Canadian Celtic duo Pierre Schryer and Adam Dobres have two performances scheduled on Friday, Oct. 14, as part of Harrison Festival Society’s Tunes About Town series. (Graphic/Schryer and Dobres)
Canadian Celtic duo Pierre Schryer and Adam Dobres have two performances scheduled on Friday, Oct. 14, as part of Harrison Festival Society’s Tunes About Town series. (Graphic/Schryer and Dobres)
Marshmello is set to perform in Abbotsford at the first-ever One Love Music Festival on Nov. 26. (Marshmello Instagram)

Superstar DJ Marshmello coming to Abbotsford

Marshmello appearing at Tradex as part of first-ever One Love Music Festival

Marshmello is set to perform in Abbotsford at the first-ever One Love Music Festival on Nov. 26. (Marshmello Instagram)
This carving of Sheriff Will Teasle from the movie Rambo First Blood, played by actor Brian Dennehy, was unveiled on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022 during the Rambo First Blood 40th Anniversary celebrations in Hope. (Jenna Hauck/ Black Press Media)

PHOTOS: Rambo-themed carving unveiled at 40th anniversary celebration for iconic action film in Hope

Carving of Sheriff Will Teasle, Rambo First Blood actor, movie props all part of 4-day celebrations

This carving of Sheriff Will Teasle from the movie Rambo First Blood, played by actor Brian Dennehy, was unveiled on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022 during the Rambo First Blood 40th Anniversary celebrations in Hope. (Jenna Hauck/ Black Press Media)
A ‘Rambo Lane’ sign is unveiled at an alley where it meets 3rd Avenue in Hope on Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. This was part of a walking tour on the first day of the Rambo First Blood 40th Anniversary celebrations. (Bill Dobbs)

PHOTOS: ‘Rambo Lane’ unveiled on walking tour marking 40th anniversary of famous film in Hope

Fans saw movie locations like ‘H’ tree in police chase scene, railroad tracks that Rambo jumped

A ‘Rambo Lane’ sign is unveiled at an alley where it meets 3rd Avenue in Hope on Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. This was part of a walking tour on the first day of the Rambo First Blood 40th Anniversary celebrations. (Bill Dobbs)
The Legendary Downchild Blues Band have announced The Longest 50th Anniversary Tour Ever, bringing their music to theatres and festivals in Canada and the U.S. - including a stop at Mission’s Clarke Foundation Theatre on Oct. 20. (Photo submitted to the Record)

Blues legends making Mission tour stop soon

The Legendary Downchild Blues Band have announced The Longest 50th Anniversary Tour Ever

The Legendary Downchild Blues Band have announced The Longest 50th Anniversary Tour Ever, bringing their music to theatres and festivals in Canada and the U.S. - including a stop at Mission’s Clarke Foundation Theatre on Oct. 20. (Photo submitted to the Record)
Hope Standard reporter Kemone Moodley watches Rambo and Khaidi (1983) for the first time. (Illustration drawn by Kemone Moodley/Hope Standard)

Column: Hope reporter watches Rambo:First Blood and Khaidi (1983) for the first time

Standard reporter Kemone Moodley compares First Blood and Khaidi to determine which one is better

Hope Standard reporter Kemone Moodley watches Rambo and Khaidi (1983) for the first time. (Illustration drawn by Kemone Moodley/Hope Standard)
Fraser Valley Regional Library has added disc golf kits to its lending library. (Fraser Valley Regional Library photo)

Disc golf kits fly into Fraser Valley Regional Library

Kits include two three-disc sets and can be reserved online

Fraser Valley Regional Library has added disc golf kits to its lending library. (Fraser Valley Regional Library photo)
Taylor Starr and Don Froese of Seabird Island are two of four explorers on a journey to find Slumach’s gold – and so much more – in History Channel’s “Deadman’s Curse.” (Photo/History Channel)

Journey for truth in ‘Deadman’s Curse’ worth its weight in gold

Seabird Island explorers seek closure, medicine starring in History Channel series

Taylor Starr and Don Froese of Seabird Island are two of four explorers on a journey to find Slumach’s gold – and so much more – in History Channel’s “Deadman’s Curse.” (Photo/History Channel)
Actor Benjamin Ayres (left) poses with Allen and Karolin at Harrison Hot Springs Resort. He stayed at the resort while filming “Long Lost Christmas” in Agassiz-Harrison for the past two weeks. (Instagram/@benjaminayres)
Actor Benjamin Ayres (left) poses with Allen and Karolin at Harrison Hot Springs Resort. He stayed at the resort while filming “Long Lost Christmas” in Agassiz-Harrison for the past two weeks. (Instagram/@benjaminayres)
DIyet and the Love Soldiers blend country, traditional music and folk to create a unique sound. They will perform at Memorial Hall in Harrison Hot Springs on Friday, Oct. 7. (Photo/Harrison Festival Society)

VIDEO: Diyet and the Love Soldiers march into Harrison Oct. 7

Tickets for the folk trio’s show are available now

DIyet and the Love Soldiers blend country, traditional music and folk to create a unique sound. They will perform at Memorial Hall in Harrison Hot Springs on Friday, Oct. 7. (Photo/Harrison Festival Society)
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Independent film ‘Krypto’ filming in Agassiz

Filming, setup takes places over four days

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Film crews prepare for another shot at Harrison Hot Springs Resort during the recent filming of a Hallmark movie. (Photo/Arnold Nicolas)

PHOTOS: Christmas (filming) comes early to Agassiz-Harrison

A new Hallmark movie will star some familiar landmarks

Film crews prepare for another shot at Harrison Hot Springs Resort during the recent filming of a Hallmark movie. (Photo/Arnold Nicolas)
The Mission Community Archives is celebrating Culture Days with some online events.

Mission Community Archives celebrates Culture Days

New website and Mission Moments video series to be launched

  • Sep 18, 2022
The Mission Community Archives is celebrating Culture Days with some online events.
The photography of artist Brenna Maag is featured at a Culture Days event in Mission on Sept. 25.

Mission celebrates Culture Days with event at ravine

Artist and musician on hand Sept. 25 at Lane Creek Park

  • Sep 16, 2022
The photography of artist Brenna Maag is featured at a Culture Days event in Mission on Sept. 25.
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