Family Fun at Dunbar Village Harvest Festival

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If the autumn blues have you down, why not bring the entire family out to the Dunbar Village Harvest Festival? The annual street festival is happening this weekend on Saturday, September 28th from 11am-3pm. With games, live entertainment, workshops, art projects, and even a pancake breakfast, there’s sure to be something everyone in the entire family can enjoy.

The Festival is split into three areas, Dunbar Village North, Dunbar Village Centre, and Dunbar Village South. A free bus will be on hand to transport you and your family (including dogs!) to all the areas, and “passports” for collecting stamps from different stations means you’ll want to hit up all three areas. Read on to find out what’s happening in each area of the Festival.

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Family Fun at Dunbar Village Harvest Festival

Top 5 Ways to Celebrate the 2011 Grey Cup in Vancouver

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Vancouver is only two weeks away from hosting the CFL’s 2011 Grey Cup on Sunday, Nov. 27.  More than 400,000 people are expected to pour into the city for a weekend of football, tailgating and parties.  And with the hometown Lions in the running for the Cup, it promises to be a wild weekend.  Here are five ways to get into the action:

1) Telus StreetFest:  During Grey Cup weekend, head down to the free street party at Beatty and Robson Streets.  At the main stage, there will be continuous live music with bands taking the stage from 3 p.m.-9:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and from 11 a.m.-1:45 p.m. on Sunday. Headliners include The Dudes, Hey Ocean and Said the Whale.  Beatty and Robson Streets.  Friday, Nov. 25-Sunday, Nov. 27.

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Top 5 Ways to Celebrate the 2011 Grey Cup in Vancouver