Kids In Vancouver: Get A Taste Of The Country At Krause Berry Farms

Krause Berry Farms | Photo: Bianca Bujan

Krause Berry Farms | Photo: Bianca Bujan

Give your kids a taste of the farm life with a day of family fun at Krause Berry Farms. Only a 40-minute drive from downtown Vancouver, this family-run destination farm is the perfect place to experience the country without having to hop on a plane to venture from the city to a rural spot.

Featuring an expansive country store, a wide selection of home-baked sweets, and a plethora of places to play, you’ll want to make a day of your visit. Here are just some of the things you’ll want to do at Krause Berry Farms.

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Kids In Vancouver: Get A Taste Of The Country At Krause Berry Farms

‘A slap in the face’ kicks off the Vancouver Latin American Film Festival kicks tonight!

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Performers from I Promise You Anarchy , the opening night film at this year’s Vancouver Latin American Film Festival.

The Vancouver Latin American Film Festival kicks off tonight with I Promise You Anarchy (Te prometo anarquía), a film described by festival artistic director Christian Sida-Valenzuela as “a slap in the face.”

The film, which includes cast members scouted out via Facebook, screens at 7 p.m. tonight (Aug. 25) at SFU Woodward’s (149 W. Hastings St.), with an opening night party following at The Charles Bar (136 W. Cordova). (There’ll be another screening of I Promise You Anarchy Aug. 27 at Cinematheque). Director/writer Julio Hernández Cordón will be present at both.

All told, the festival will present more than 60 films, many highlighting the importance of cinema from Brazil, which is this year’s guest country of honour. The 2016 edition also features a new section called ¡Activismo!, which is made up of films that discuss political and social movements in Latin America.

Here are some other highlights of the festival.

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‘A slap in the face’ kicks off the Vancouver Latin American Film Festival kicks tonight!

Get Your Appetite Ready for EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival

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Sourced from EAT! Vancouver Facebook page

Anticipation is growing for the return of one of Vancouver’s most popular gastronomy events, EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival (October 4-7, 2016).

For its fourteenth year, organizers have revamped the event with a series of curated culinary experiences that are bound to satisfy your palate and get you thinking about what it means to cook and eat on a local and national scale.

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Get Your Appetite Ready for EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

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It’s the final weekend of August (sorry, somebody had to say it) but let’s cross our fingers and hope the clouds see their shadows, get scared, and hide out for another few weeks. This weekend you can re-live the Olympics for free by watching the Americas Masters Games as athletes of all abilities compete across the city, catch one of three big-name concerts at The Fair, take the kids on a day-cruise, and watch a herd of bulldogs wiggle their way on a race to the finish line.


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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Back Country Adventure to St. Mark’s Summit

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View from St. Mark’s Summit Photo: Rob Weiss

The majestic North Shore mountains provide a picturesque backdrop for Vancouver, arguably one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Towering over the city and ocean below, these mountains beckon to those who wish to get outside and explore. Heeding the call of Mother Nature, we decided to grab our backpacks, hiking poles, ten essentials for back country travel and set our compass headings on Cypress Provincial Park. The area offers numerous opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts – a veritable smorgasbord for day trippers, “instagrammers” and mountaineers alike!

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Back Country Adventure to St. Mark’s Summit

Celebrate, Cheer and be Entertained During the Americas Masters Games in Vancouver!

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Be a part of history as Vancouver welcomes thousands of Masters-aged athletes to the first-ever Americas Masters Games, taking place August 26th to September 4th. Games’ organizers are thrilled with the progress of this inaugural sporting event, and look forward to hosting athletes competing in over 20 sports at some of Vancouver’s most iconic venues and locations.

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Celebrate, Cheer and be Entertained During the Americas Masters Games in Vancouver!

This Week’s Top 5 Instagram Photos of Vancouver

photo: Anthony Maw / Flickr

photo: Anthony Maw / Flickr

Check out this week’s top 5 Instagram photos!

The photographers who have snapped these awesome shots have either tagged us, or have included the #veryvancouver hashtag in their caption.

Follow us on Instagram, tag us in your next snap, and you may just see your picture featured here.

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This Week’s Top 5 Instagram Photos of Vancouver