Events

The 25th Annual Women of Mission Gala is coming up on Oct. 1, hosted by the Mission Community Archives. (File photo)

Inspiring Mission women to be honoured at annual Archives gala

Afternoon event will celebrate as part of Women’s History Month in Canada

 

Traditional Mennonite treats were a mainstay at the MCC Festival for World Relief at the Tradex in Abbotsford this weekend. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Charitable Mennonite festival makes successful return to Abbotsford’s Tradex post-COVID

More than $600,000 raised to help feed refugees around the world, more on its way

 

Irish wolfhound Tabhan with owner Ruth on Friday at Fraser River Heritage Park for the BC regionals specialty show for the Irish Wolfhound Club of Canada. (Karen Murtagh/Mission Record)

Irish wolfhounds compete at regional and national shows in Mission

Events held Sept. 16 and 17 at Fraser River Heritage Park

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Mennonite food is a highlight of the annual MCC Festival for World Relief. This year’s event takes place Sept. 16 and 17 at Tradex. (Abbotsford News file photo)

MCC Festival for World relief returns to Abbotsford

Event on Sept. 16 and 17 at Tradex features food, shopping and more

Mennonite food is a highlight of the annual MCC Festival for World Relief. This year’s event takes place Sept. 16 and 17 at Tradex. (Abbotsford News file photo)
A new event called Shine Bright Mission will take place along First Avenue in March. (City of Mission photo)

Shine Bright Mission to celebrate post-COVID reopening

Event slated for March along First Avenue will also acknowledge first responders

  • Sep 13, 2022
A new event called Shine Bright Mission will take place along First Avenue in March. (City of Mission photo)
The Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation holds its annual Grand Gala – this year with a Casino Royale theme – on Nov. 18 at the Harrison Hot Springs Hotel. (Pixabay photo)

Health Care Foundation holds Grand Gala with Casino Royale theme

Event on Nov. 18 benefits hospitals in eastern Fraser Valley

The Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation holds its annual Grand Gala – this year with a Casino Royale theme – on Nov. 18 at the Harrison Hot Springs Hotel. (Pixabay photo)
The Hawaiian Shirt Gala is being held Sept. 17 in Abbotsford to raise money for the BeMorr Society, which was formed in memory of Brook Morrison, who died by suicide in 2020.

Hawaiian Shirt Gala in Abbotsford raises funds for mental health

Event hosted by BeMorr Society, formed in memory of Brook Morrison

The Hawaiian Shirt Gala is being held Sept. 17 in Abbotsford to raise money for the BeMorr Society, which was formed in memory of Brook Morrison, who died by suicide in 2020.
The Nagar Kirtan Procession is among several big events planned this weekend that are expected to impact traffic in Abbotsford. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Traffic expected to be impacted with big weekend of events in Abbotsford

Sikh parade, car cruise and concerts on the lineup Saturday and Sunday

The Nagar Kirtan Procession is among several big events planned this weekend that are expected to impact traffic in Abbotsford. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Patrick Penner / Mission Record

PHOTOS: Smoke, Fire and Thunder’s Sunday show at Mission Raceway Park

Raceway’s biggest event of the summer wraps up

Patrick Penner / Mission Record
The USAF Thunderbirds take to the skies at 12:15 p.m. on Aug. 6 and 7 at the Abbotsford International Airshow.

Abbotsford International Airshow celebrates 60th anniversary

US Air Force Thunderbirds among highlights of event from Aug. 5 to 7

The USAF Thunderbirds take to the skies at 12:15 p.m. on Aug. 6 and 7 at the Abbotsford International Airshow.
One of the Canadian Forces Snowbirds had a minor crash at an airshow in Fort St. John on Tuesday, grounding the pilots for the Penticton Peach Festival performance that was supposed to happen Wednesday.

Snowbirds cancel show at Penticton Peach Festival after crash

Snowbirds were scheduled to perform Wednesday above Okanagan Lake

One of the Canadian Forces Snowbirds had a minor crash at an airshow in Fort St. John on Tuesday, grounding the pilots for the Penticton Peach Festival performance that was supposed to happen Wednesday.
Kaycee Meier, a senior member of the Sumas Holstein 4H, shows junior member Kylie how to apply a product to the top line of a calve for shows, the first morning of the Abbotsford Agrifair, July 29. (Jessica Peters/Abbotsford News)

PHOTOS: Baby goats, calves and more in 4H barns all weekend at Abbotsford Agrifair

It’s a busy weekend of hard work for youth who bring their 4H projects to fairs

Kaycee Meier, a senior member of the Sumas Holstein 4H, shows junior member Kylie how to apply a product to the top line of a calve for shows, the first morning of the Abbotsford Agrifair, July 29. (Jessica Peters/Abbotsford News)
A ladies networking event called Executive Presence: Developing & Leveraging the Language of Leadership is being held in Abbotsford on Sept. 14. (Submitted)

Speaking the ‘language of leadership’ at upcoming networking event in Abbotsford

Communication expert Lauren Sergy will speak at ladies networking luncheon

A ladies networking event called Executive Presence: Developing & Leveraging the Language of Leadership is being held in Abbotsford on Sept. 14. (Submitted)
The Monster Foam Party returns to this year’s Abbotsford Agrifair, running July 29 to 31 at Exhibition Park. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Abbotsford Agrifair returns to full-blown event for 2022

Show offers popular attractions such as demo derby and Laughing Loggers

The Monster Foam Party returns to this year’s Abbotsford Agrifair, running July 29 to 31 at Exhibition Park. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Scarlett BoBo from Canada’s Drag Race headlines the We are One Drag and Comedy Show on Saturday, July 30 at Abbotsford Agrifair.

Abbotsford Agrifair board responds to derogatory comments about drag show

‘Disrespect and hateful comments’ posted on event’s Facebook page

Scarlett BoBo from Canada’s Drag Race headlines the We are One Drag and Comedy Show on Saturday, July 30 at Abbotsford Agrifair.
The 39th annual Berry Fest takes place in historic downtown Abbotsford on Saturday, July 16 from noon to 8 p.m. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Abbotsford Berry Fest returns with tribute bands, food trucks and more

Event takes place Saturday, July 16 in streets of historic downtown

The 39th annual Berry Fest takes place in historic downtown Abbotsford on Saturday, July 16 from noon to 8 p.m. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Roadside Attraction in a Vancouver-based Tragically Hip tribute band. (Roadside Attraction photo)

Tribute bands, dhol drummers, zipline set to entertain at Abbotsford’s Berry Fest

Fab Fourever, Roadside Attraction, Feelin’ Alright to hit outdoor stage on July 16

Roadside Attraction in a Vancouver-based Tragically Hip tribute band. (Roadside Attraction photo)
Tradex in Abbotsford was being set up on Friday (June 3) for two shows that are being combined for the weekend of June 4 and 5: The West Coast Small Home Expo and the Health and Wellness Show. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

PHOTOS: Health and Wellness Show and Small Home Expo join forces in Abbotsford

Two shows combine for the weekend of June 4 and 5 at Tradex

Tradex in Abbotsford was being set up on Friday (June 3) for two shows that are being combined for the weekend of June 4 and 5: The West Coast Small Home Expo and the Health and Wellness Show. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Starting on Friday (April 8), proof of vaccination will no longer be required for the Abbotsford Centre. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Proof of vaccination no longer required at Abbotsford Centre

New rules come into effect on Friday, first event with no requirements occurs on Friday

Starting on Friday (April 8), proof of vaccination will no longer be required for the Abbotsford Centre. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
The Fraser Valley Comic and Collectible Show returns to Abbotsford on Sunday (April 10).

Fraser Valley Comic and Collectible Show returns on Sunday

Event back at Abbotsford’s Matsqui Community Hall for first time in over two years

The Fraser Valley Comic and Collectible Show returns to Abbotsford on Sunday (April 10).
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