Events

A bee approaches another on a sunflower during the second annual Chilliwack Sunflower Festival on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)

Public will get chance to walk among the sunflowers in Chilliwack

Popular flower festival moving ahead with opening plans, and reduced capacity due to COVID-19

A bee approaches another on a sunflower during the second annual Chilliwack Sunflower Festival on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)
Ken James, left, teach some Brigade Days participants how to ‘peel’ a banana during the 36th annual event 2004. James was an ideas man say his friends and Brigade Days veterans, and several of these ideas revolved around bananas. Hope Standard archives

Hope in History special: Remembering the glory of Brigade Days past

From the Spuzzum tiger, to Keystone Cops to throwing axes, Hope’s main event kept things interesting

Ken James, left, teach some Brigade Days participants how to ‘peel’ a banana during the 36th annual event 2004. James was an ideas man say his friends and Brigade Days veterans, and several of these ideas revolved around bananas. Hope Standard archives
Health experts are warning people to stay away from buffet-style meals as they can contribute to the spread of COVID-19. (Pixabay)

Could the COVID-19 pandemic mean the end of the traditional buffet?

Experts are asking events and restaurants to stay away from buffet-style meals

Health experts are warning people to stay away from buffet-style meals as they can contribute to the spread of COVID-19. (Pixabay)
Tulips, daffodils and hyacinths are all part of the beauty at the Chilliwack Tulip Festival. The 2020 season of tulip festivals in Abbotsford and Chilliwack has been cancelled due to limits on large gatherings for COVID-19. (Submitted photo)

Fraser Valley’s tulips fields off limits to visitors due to COVID-19

Abbotsford and Chilliwack tulip farmers have announced their festival season won’t go ahead

Tulips, daffodils and hyacinths are all part of the beauty at the Chilliwack Tulip Festival. The 2020 season of tulip festivals in Abbotsford and Chilliwack has been cancelled due to limits on large gatherings for COVID-19. (Submitted photo)
This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Photo courtesy NIAID-RML via AP.

Cancelled: Events nixed by coronavirus in Hope and area

Hockey, LEGO, music all take a hit as self isolation is advised

This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Photo courtesy NIAID-RML via AP.
This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Photo courtesy NIAID-RML via AP.

UPDATED: Keeping track of events nixed by coronavirus in Hope

Hockey, LEGO, music all take a hit as self isolation is advised

This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Photo courtesy NIAID-RML via AP.
Canadian Forces Snowbirds to return to skies over White Rock this summer
Canadian Forces Snowbirds to return to skies over White Rock this summer
The Hope Eagles Market has plenty of crafters, home-based businesses and hot food to enjoy once a month. (Submitted photo)

Hope Eagles monthly market a chance to shop close to home

Hot food, variety of vendors all on hand at Eagles Hall in Hope

The Hope Eagles Market has plenty of crafters, home-based businesses and hot food to enjoy once a month. (Submitted photo)
I Heart Tulips, run by Onos Greenhouses Ltd. of Chilliwack, will be on display in Metropolis at Metrotown on Saturday, March 7 for one day only. (Submitted)

Popular Chilliwack tulip festival brings one-day pop-up event to Metrotown mall

Live tulips will bloom at one-day indoor display in support of Variety – the Children’s Charity

  • Feb 11, 2020
I Heart Tulips, run by Onos Greenhouses Ltd. of Chilliwack, will be on display in Metropolis at Metrotown on Saturday, March 7 for one day only. (Submitted)