Glass Tiger performs at Abbotsford Centre on Nov. 25 as part of the AbbyFest event.

Preview event takes place for AbbyFest celebration

Take a peek Saturday at upcoming event at Abbotsford Centre

A preview takes place this Saturday, Nov. 18 of the entertainment coming to this year’s AbbyFest celebration and the Fraser Valley Music Awards (FVMA).

The preview event runs from 2 to 4 p.m. at Sevenoaks Shopping Centre.

The FVMA winners in all categories will perform and receive their awards at AbbyFest, which runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 25 at Abbotsford Centre.

AbbyFest, hosted in partnership with University of the Fraser Valley (UFV), features cultural entertainment and more than 60 exhibitors, including businesses, community groups, fine arts groups, cultural clubs, sports organizations, and more.

The celebration continues into the evening, when Canadian classic rock bands Glass Tiger, Chilliwack and Sass Jordan perform in concert, starting at 7 p.m.

Tickets start at $29.99, with proceeds going to create educational opportunities at UFV. Tickets are available online at ticketmaster.ca or in person at Sevenoaks Shopping Centre until Nov. 18.

For more information about AbbyFest, visit abbyfest.com.

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