Things To Do

Things to do in the Fraser Valley

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Abbotsford

Singletree Winery

Singletree Winery presents an exclusive new tasting experience for wine lovers in the Fraser Valley: Di Vine Domes. By current Public Health regulations, and as it changes the winery will adapt, small groups from the same household (up to 6 people) or single persons with a max bubble of two, are invited to taste wine and enjoy local goodies inside decorated transparent domes.

The domes at Singletree Winery are placed by the vines and offer a cozy atmosphere that is COVID-safe and great for families or couples wishing to enjoy a special date.

The winery team offers two domes with distinct themed décor: The Canadian Cabin with traditional porch chairs, faux fur rugs and a rustic feel, and the Enchanted Forest, with a chandelier, live edge table and cozy seats. Both domes are heated and complemented with winter decorations and lights.

There is a minimum spend of $50 per person to experience the domes, and bookings are 1.5 hours to enjoy one of three tasting experiences. View these choices here.

To reserve, book on the website. Tastings inside the Di Vine Domes at Singletree Winery are available from Wednesday to Sunday, 12-5:30pm. Extended dome hours are available on Friday and Saturday when you purchase a gourmet meal option; with one sitting per night from 6-8pm. The domes are thoroughly sanitized between bookings.

Wine lovers get to enjoy award-winning wine flights by Singletree and can choose between food options, like locally-sourced charcuterie and cheese boards and gourmet three-course meals, prepared by chef Adrian Beatty.

Ripples Winery

Date Night at Ripplies Winery.  Fri/Sat 4pm to close.  Includes a charcuterie board and a bottle of wine to share between 2 guests – $39.99 Call 604-864-1033 for more information and to reserve.

Maan Farms 

There is no shortage of things to do at Maans Farms County Experience and Estate Winery.  They have year-round activities like Barnyard Adventure plus addition seasonal.  Open daily 9-6pm tickets can be purchased online, book ahead and save $. Located at 790 McKenzie Rd.

 

Langley

Krause Berry Farms

From the centre of a beautiful 200-acre estate, Krause Berry Farms is serving up fresh, hot waffles at its walk-in waffle bar, featuring outdoor covered and garden seating. Or, on weekends only, Krause offers a drive-in waffle bar — so you can devour them in your car, create a picnic in the grass, or take them to go! Open 930am-5pm Wednesday to Sunday right up to Christmas Closed Mondays & Tuesdays. Waffle Bar walk in Opens at 930am, Estate Winery 930am – 5pm, Market 930am – 5pm

High Tea at Tracycakes Bakery Café

Everything you love about High Tea — with a comforting fall theme.Located at 21594 48 Ave Langley BC, V3A 4M8
Open Tuesday – Saturday  9am – 4pm  Reservations recommended; call 604.427.1424 to reserve your spot. Info: tracycakesonline.com

 

Surrey

 Museum of Surrey

A dynamic new exhibit curated by Semiahmoo First Nation opens October 22 in the Museum of Surrey’s Indigenous Hall. Che’ Semiahmah-Sen, Che’ Shesh Whe Weleq-sen Si’am (I am Semiahmoo, I am Survivor of the Flood) explores the ways that the Nation has flourished since the Great Flood at the end of the last Ice Age.

The exhibit features two large dioramas created by archaeologist Don Welsh, showing the sophisticated technology of reef net fishing and a summer fishing village. Also, on display will be several woven cedar pieces, including a violin case made by Matilda Charles of Semiahmoo First Nation on loan from Museum of Anthropology, video interviews and more.

“Semiahmoo has and will continue to flourish on our land. We have always been here. We will always be here,” said Chief Harley Chappell.

The Indigenous Hall is a designated space at the museum designed and programmed with consent by Semiahmoo, Katzie and Kwantlen First Nations.

“With respect and gratitude, we acknowledge that the Museum of Surrey is built on the traditional unceeded territories of the Semiahmoo, Kwantlen, and Katzie Nations,” said Museum of Surrey Manager, Lynn Saffery. “We are honoured to work and learn on land they have stewarded since time immemorial. We recognize their enduring presence on this ancient land.”

Free pre-registered, one-hour self-guided tours of the museum are available from Wednesday to Saturday. The museum follows all citywide COVID-19 safety protocols. Museum of Surrey is located at 17710 56A Avenue

Nature’s Clothesline ‘airs’ (until February 21)

Museum of Surrey is excited to present their latest feature exhibit ‘Nature’s Clothesline,’ coming to the museum October 29. This exciting and creative textile exhibit tells the story of clothing consumption and the dramatic increase in textile waste worldwide. Nature’s Clothesline introduces the idea of sustainable textiles through upcycled art, textile creations and objects about sustainability.

Six renowned textile artists will display their creations, including: Roxanne Charles, Sola Fiedler, Barbara Heller, Sharon Kallis, Ruth Scheuing and Amy Walker. Works by the Peace Arch Weavers Society (PAWS) and objects from Native Shoes and Trans-Continental Textiles will also be featured.

Nature’s Clothesline runs until Feb. 21, 2020. Free pre-registered, one-hour self-guided tours are available from Wednesday to Saturday

Surrey is offering free pre-registered, one-hour self-guided exhibit tours from Wednesday to Saturday. The museum follows all citywide COVID-19 safety protocols as per Health BC, City of Surrey and WorkSafe BC. Registration for tours is required. Call 604-592-6956 to book your spot. 

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