Upcoming Events in the Fraser Valley for January

Fraser Valley Events

Upcoming Events in the Fraser Valley for January

The holidays have come and gone, leaving many of us with a case of the three B’s: bloated, broke and bored. Fortunately, there are  lots of great events on the calendar to distract us from the gloomy weather, weight gain and drained bank accounts.

From wine tastings and family craft nights to thrilling performances onstage, there’s no shortage of fun to be had for all ages. Make sure to keep coming back as we update this listing with any other events that pop up.

(Jan 9th)

Open House at Backyard Vineyards ~ Langley

Beat the January doldrums and come kickstart 2016 with the Backyard Gang! Enjoy live music by Andrew Christopher (12-3pm). Andrew will amaze you with his talent. Enjoy a complimentary 2oz. pour of our recently released 2013 Reserve Syrah and cheese platters!

When: Jan. 9, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 3033 – 232 Street, Langley,

Info: http://www.backyardvineyards.ca

Free Yoga Open House

Swing by Bikram Yoga Langley for free yoga classes all day!

When: Jan. 9, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Yoga 360 Langley, Unit E288 20159 88th Ave.

Info: http://www.yoga360.ca

Field’s Tree Chipping for the BC Cancer Foundation

Wondering what to do with your Xmas tree? Drop it off at the Derek Doubleday Arboretum – funds raised go to the BC Cancer Foundation.

When: Jan. 9 @ 9 a.m. to Jan 10th @ 3 p.m.

Where: Derek Doubleday Arboretum, 21200 block Fraser Highway

So You Think You Can Dance ~ Abbotsford

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, the 13-time Primetime Emmy® Award-winning show that sparked America and Canada’s fascination with dance, is set to captivate audiences again this fall – live on tour.

When: Jan 9th, 7: 30 p.m.

Where: Abbotsford Centre

Info: http://www.abbotsfordcentre.ca

Mary Poppins ~ Chilliwack

Jan 13, 2016 12:00pm – Jan 24, 2016 12:00pm

One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical put on by CSOPA.  Jan 13 – Jan 24 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre.

When: Jan 13-Jan 24

Where: Chilliack Cultural Centre

Info: www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca 

(Jan 15)

Family Night: Winter Crafts & Treats ~ Surrey

Grab the family and head on down to the Cloverdale Recreation Centre for a cozy evening of winter themed crafts and treats.

When: Jan. 15, 5-7 p.m.

Where: Cloverdale Recreation Centre, 6188 176th Street

Info: http://www.surrey.ca/culture-recreation/18751.aspx?startDate=Jan-09-2016

Jan 16-17

Birding Walk at Elgin Heritage Park ~ Surrey

Discover how these amazing creatures are adapted to their habitat and why our local urban parks are so important for their survival.  Become familiar with many birds species and their habitats, improve your identification skills, and find answers to all your birding questions.  It’s a great way to get out and explore Surrey’s parks!

Dress for the weather and bring a pair of binoculars and a field guide (we will also have some extras to borrow).

When: Jan 16, 9-11 a.m.

Where: Elgin Heritage Park, 13601 Crescent Road, Surrey, BC

Info: http://www.surrey.ca/culture-recreation

It’s My Wedding ~ Abbotsford

Are you getting ready to tie the knot? Make sure to visit It’s My Wedding at the Abbotsford Tradex for lots of pinteresting wedding inspiration and to chat with local vendors face-to-face. There’s also a chance to meet Show Hours are

Monte Durham from Say Yes To The Dress Atlanta, who will be onstage, speaking about all things dresses and weddings. He will take the stage daily at 2 p.m. He will also be ‘Jacking Up’ some lucky brides. It could be you!

When: Jan 16-17

Where: Abbotsford TRADEX

Info: http://www.itsmywedding.ca

(Jan 22-24)

Vancouver Motorcycle Show ~ Abbotsford

The 2016 Motorcycle Show is rolling into Abbotsford’s Tradex once again, highlighting the motorcycling industry’s loudest engines, coolest exhibitions and latest trends, along with death-defying riders to watch and terrific contests to enter.

When: Jan 22-24 (see website for times)

Where: Abbotsford TRADEX

Info: http://www.vancouvermotorcycleshow.com/

(Sat, Jan 24th)

Vive les Voyageurs French-Canadian Festival ~ Langley

Tap your feet and clap to the beat of French Canada at Fort Langley National Historic Site’s annual winter festival. Enliven a grey January weekend with the unique folklore and culture of the voyageurs and fur traders that lived at 19th-century Fort Langley. Learn a Métis dance; try your hand at spoons and jigging, attend a French 101 lesson, join our Fur Trade Wedding, then fill up on delicious maple taffy and poutine while listening to live Voyageur-style music by Rejean, Chic Soiree and more. The Fort’s historical presentations will also be ongoing for the duration of the day.

When: January 23-24, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Fort Langley National Historic Site

Info: http://www.hellobc.com/servicefelisting/4570346/vive-les-voyageurs-french-canadian-winter-festival.aspx

(Jan. 28-31)

Pacific Agricultural Show ~ Abbotsford

This 3-day event being held showcases products like agriculture industry and showcases agricultural products and equipments, agricultural essentials and machinery, farm equipments, farm produce essentials and all products and services etc. in the Agriculture & Forestry industry.

When: Jan. 28-30

Where: Trade & Exhibiiton Centre

Info: http://www.agricultureshow.net

Weddings at the Plaza ~ Abbotsford

The Ramada Plaza & Conference Centre invites you to attend ‘WEDDINGS AT THE PLAZA,’ featuring a handpicked selection of the very best wedding suppliers in the Fraser Valley.

Enjoy a glass of bubbly and sample our Executive Chef’s canapes while meeting their wedding partners. Enter the draw for your chance to win a $5000 Prize Package towards your Dream Wedding!!

When: Jan 31, 12-3 p.m.

Where: The Ramada Plaza & Conference Centre

Info: http://www.ramadaabbotsford.ca

Chilliwack Home, Leisure and Outdoor Living Expo ~ Chilliwack

Attend the 2016 Chilliwack Home, Leisure & Outdoor Living Expo at Chilliwack Heritage Park and shop, compare, save time and money! Find the best local sources in home improvement, design services and landscaping. Meet face to face and get a “feel” before you hire. Discover new ideas and interesting products for your home and garden. Get inspired and excited about your home and garden and the countless possibilities!

Admission is $5.

When: Jan 29-31 (see website for times)

Where: Chilliack Heritage Park

Info: http://chilliwackheritagepark.com/events-blog/2015/7/22/chilliwack-home-lisure-and-outdoor-living-expo


Is there an event we missed? Email us the details at shesavalleymom {at} yahoo.ca. 

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