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Sophia Sello, 11, Jordyn Hagen, 10, and Laura Sello of Langley were all smiles riding the Music Express at Playland during opening day of the 2021 PNE Fair FUNdamentals. (PNE’S Craig Hodge/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Sophia Sello, 11, Jordyn Hagen, 10, and Laura Sello of Langley were all smiles riding the Music Express at Playland during opening day of the 2021 PNE Fair FUNdamentals. (PNE’S Craig Hodge/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival is coming to Langley Sept. 3 and 4, 2021. (GreaterVanFoodTruckFest/Facebook)

2-day food truck festival rolls into Langley September long weekend

Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival will be at Christian Life Assembly

Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival is coming to Langley Sept. 3 and 4, 2021. (GreaterVanFoodTruckFest/Facebook)
The current online show for FLAG runs until Monday, Sept. 6. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley artists feature work outdoors for two days

Members of the Fort Langley Artists Group host Art in the Garden during jazz festival

The current online show for FLAG runs until Monday, Sept. 6. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
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By day, Tyler Joe Miller is still a house painter. By night, he’s a country music artist writing, recording, and performing his own songs. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEOS: Scaled-back Langley music fest gives up-and-comer new experience

Award-winning and chart-topping local artist performs first night of Summerset in Fort Langley

By day, Tyler Joe Miller is still a house painter. By night, he’s a country music artist writing, recording, and performing his own songs. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
A Kwantlen First Nations group called Stomi:x Shweli (Warrior Spirit) will be highlighted in a free virtual concert being offered in conjunction with the Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival early next month. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Aboriginal music highlighted in up-coming Langley festival

Free Indigenous-jazz fusion concert will feature Kwantlen First Nation members

  • Aug 20, 2021
A Kwantlen First Nations group called Stomi:x Shweli (Warrior Spirit) will be highlighted in a free virtual concert being offered in conjunction with the Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival early next month. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Carlos Garoz is among the artists who have works in the fundraising auction. (Infinite Expansion Foundation auction)

Langley art auction fundraisers to help at-risk youth

Proceeds will go to the Infinite Expansion Foundation’s art therapy program

Carlos Garoz is among the artists who have works in the fundraising auction. (Infinite Expansion Foundation auction)
Decorations were hung with care around downtown Vernon for a new film being shot in town Aug. 9, 2021. (Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce photo)

Christmas movie filming in Vernon transforms downtown into winter wonderland

Three Hallmark films and one Lifetime being shot in Okanagan

Decorations were hung with care around downtown Vernon for a new film being shot in town Aug. 9, 2021. (Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce photo)
Those ages 19 and over enjoyed beverages while they waded in the Otter Co-op Outdoor Experience’s wave pool in the summer of 2019. (Aldergrove Star files)

Otter Co-op Outdoor Experience announces return of Sip n’ Dip events in Aldergrove

Adults get a turn to splash around with a drink in hand, Aug. 17, 24, and 31 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m

Those ages 19 and over enjoyed beverages while they waded in the Otter Co-op Outdoor Experience’s wave pool in the summer of 2019. (Aldergrove Star files)
Carpenter for 25 years, Rachel Yoder of Nelson uses her career to inspire her art. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Construction worker uses tools to inspire exhibit

A Nelson woman will display her latest works at the Fort Gallery

Carpenter for 25 years, Rachel Yoder of Nelson uses her career to inspire her art. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
From left to right; Cashmere Roder, Alyssa Nielsen, Veronica Cave, Marie Gold, and Karen Long are organizing Taste of Our Town – an event celebrating all things Aldergrove restaurants Aug. 14. (Special to The Star)

Participating Aldergrove restaurants announced for Tastes of our Town

20 establishments taking part in Saturday, Aug. 14 event where people are encouraged to eat local

From left to right; Cashmere Roder, Alyssa Nielsen, Veronica Cave, Marie Gold, and Karen Long are organizing Taste of Our Town – an event celebrating all things Aldergrove restaurants Aug. 14. (Special to The Star)
Suzanne Northcott of Morphology Studio is inviting people to Arts Block Open House on Saturday, Aug. 7 from 6 to 9 p.m. (Special to The Star)

Newly transformed Arts Block welcoming Langley to Saturday night open house

Celebrate morphology, the new studio, retail, and online space with artist Suzanne Northcott

Suzanne Northcott of Morphology Studio is inviting people to Arts Block Open House on Saturday, Aug. 7 from 6 to 9 p.m. (Special to The Star)
Warm summer weather amind August long weekend brings out crowds to Aldergrove’s Twilight Drive-In. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

PHOTOS: Aldergrove’s Twilight Drive-In expecting big, busy season with new releases

New Ghostbusters, James Bond, and Dune remake will hit the big screen in 2021

Warm summer weather amind August long weekend brings out crowds to Aldergrove’s Twilight Drive-In. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
For a second year in a row, Fort Langley National Historic Site’s celebration of all things British Columbia is cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Aldergrove Star files)

COVID-19 pandemic curtails celebration of B.C. history

Fort Langley National Historic Site will not hold Brigade Days for second year in a row

For a second year in a row, Fort Langley National Historic Site’s celebration of all things British Columbia is cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Aldergrove Star files)
Aldergrove plaza – the former site of the Alder Inn – will be the location for Tastes of Our Town. (Aldergrove Star files)

Business association gives Aldergrove a taste of the town

Eat local event encourages people to order takeout and dine at new plaza on Saturday, Aug. 14

Aldergrove plaza – the former site of the Alder Inn – will be the location for Tastes of Our Town. (Aldergrove Star files)
Chef Dez shares his family recipe for cherry soup. (Chef Dez/Special to Black Press Media)

ON COOKING: Chef Dez offers up cherry soup – serve hot, warm or chilled

Grandma’s recipe was created to help stretch the amount of cherries

  • Jul 20, 2021
Chef Dez shares his family recipe for cherry soup. (Chef Dez/Special to Black Press Media)
Jonathan Scott’s documentary Power Trip, explored the obstacles in bringing solar energy to every household. (PBS/Special to THE NEWS)

One of B.C.’s Property Brothers nominated for Independent Lens award

Winner to be determined through audience votes on July 22

Jonathan Scott’s documentary Power Trip, explored the obstacles in bringing solar energy to every household. (PBS/Special to THE NEWS)
A mini summer series kicks off this weekend at Langley Community Music School featuring West Coast Chamber Music, followed by a second live concert on July 25 featuring the school’s own Rose Gellert String Quartet. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

TODAY: Live concerts return to Langley music school

Rose Gellert hall fills with the sounds of music again as it host a few in-person shows this summer

A mini summer series kicks off this weekend at Langley Community Music School featuring West Coast Chamber Music, followed by a second live concert on July 25 featuring the school’s own Rose Gellert String Quartet. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
A new theatre group launches with the production of <em>The Silly Adventures of Robin Hood</em> at the Fraser Valley Cidery this weekend in Langley.The production includes Michael Charrois playing Jack Pudding. (Geoff King/Special to Langley Advance Times)

New travelling theatre group gets silly in Langley field

Merrie-Makers present fun take on Robin Hood this weekend

A new theatre group launches with the production of <em>The Silly Adventures of Robin Hood</em> at the Fraser Valley Cidery this weekend in Langley.The production includes Michael Charrois playing Jack Pudding. (Geoff King/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Hannah Everett and Tyler Boe (of Pitt Meadows) star in Theatre in the Country’s upcoming production of Salt-Water Moon. (Reg Parks/Special to The News)

After months away, Langley’s theatre group back on stage before live audience

Theatre in the Country produces Salt-Water Moon this week

  • Jul 12, 2021
Hannah Everett and Tyler Boe (of Pitt Meadows) star in Theatre in the Country’s upcoming production of Salt-Water Moon. (Reg Parks/Special to The News)