Events

The Mt. Lehman Fall Fair includes live music, as well as games, rides, a craft market, a car show and more. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Mt. Lehman Fall Fair in Abbotsford includes car show, rides and more

Event takes place Saturday, Sept. 17 at elementary school and community hall

The Mt. Lehman Fall Fair includes live music, as well as games, rides, a craft market, a car show and more. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Mennonite food is a highlight of the annual MCC Festival for World Relief. This year’s event takes place Sept. 16 and 17 at Tradex. (Abbotsford News file photo)

MCC Festival for World relief returns to Abbotsford

Event on Sept. 16 and 17 at Tradex features food, shopping and more

Mennonite food is a highlight of the annual MCC Festival for World Relief. This year’s event takes place Sept. 16 and 17 at Tradex. (Abbotsford News file photo)
A book launch will be held Saturday, Sept. 10 in Abbotsford for poets Sarah Ens (left) and Ellie Sawatzky.

Event in Abbotsford features readings from two poets

Book launch held Sept. 10 at Mennonite Heritage Museum

A book launch will be held Saturday, Sept. 10 in Abbotsford for poets Sarah Ens (left) and Ellie Sawatzky.
The Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation holds its annual Grand Gala – this year with a Casino Royale theme – on Nov. 18 at the Harrison Hot Springs Hotel. (Pixabay photo)

Health Care Foundation holds Grand Gala with Casino Royale theme

Event on Nov. 18 benefits hospitals in eastern Fraser Valley

The Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation holds its annual Grand Gala – this year with a Casino Royale theme – on Nov. 18 at the Harrison Hot Springs Hotel. (Pixabay photo)
The Hawaiian Shirt Gala is being held Sept. 17 in Abbotsford to raise money for the BeMorr Society, which was formed in memory of Brook Morrison, who died by suicide in 2020.

Hawaiian Shirt Gala in Abbotsford raises funds for mental health

Event hosted by BeMorr Society, formed in memory of Brook Morrison

The Hawaiian Shirt Gala is being held Sept. 17 in Abbotsford to raise money for the BeMorr Society, which was formed in memory of Brook Morrison, who died by suicide in 2020.
The Nagar Kirtan Procession is among several big events planned this weekend that are expected to impact traffic in Abbotsford. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Traffic expected to be impacted with big weekend of events in Abbotsford

Sikh parade, car cruise and concerts on the lineup Saturday and Sunday

The Nagar Kirtan Procession is among several big events planned this weekend that are expected to impact traffic in Abbotsford. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Abbotsford Police Chief Mike Serr will address the crowd and answer questions at the annual Crime is Toast event at Tradex on Oct. 5. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Annual breakfast event returns with Abbotsford police chief

Tickets now on sale for Crime is Toast on Oct. 5 at Tradex

Abbotsford Police Chief Mike Serr will address the crowd and answer questions at the annual Crime is Toast event at Tradex on Oct. 5. (Abbotsford News file photo)
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PHOTOS: Smoke, Fire and Thunder’s Sunday show at Mission Raceway Park

Raceway’s biggest event of the summer wraps up

Patrick Penner / Mission Record
The USAF Thunderbirds take to the skies at 12:15 p.m. on Aug. 6 and 7 at the Abbotsford International Airshow.

Abbotsford International Airshow celebrates 60th anniversary

US Air Force Thunderbirds among highlights of event from Aug. 5 to 7

The USAF Thunderbirds take to the skies at 12:15 p.m. on Aug. 6 and 7 at the Abbotsford International Airshow.
One of the Canadian Forces Snowbirds had a minor crash at an airshow in Fort St. John on Tuesday, grounding the pilots for the Penticton Peach Festival performance that was supposed to happen Wednesday.

Snowbirds cancel show at Penticton Peach Festival after crash

Snowbirds were scheduled to perform Wednesday above Okanagan Lake

One of the Canadian Forces Snowbirds had a minor crash at an airshow in Fort St. John on Tuesday, grounding the pilots for the Penticton Peach Festival performance that was supposed to happen Wednesday.
Kaycee Meier, a senior member of the Sumas Holstein 4H, shows junior member Kylie how to apply a product to the top line of a calve for shows, the first morning of the Abbotsford Agrifair, July 29. (Jessica Peters/Abbotsford News)

PHOTOS: Baby goats, calves and more in 4H barns all weekend at Abbotsford Agrifair

It’s a busy weekend of hard work for youth who bring their 4H projects to fairs

Kaycee Meier, a senior member of the Sumas Holstein 4H, shows junior member Kylie how to apply a product to the top line of a calve for shows, the first morning of the Abbotsford Agrifair, July 29. (Jessica Peters/Abbotsford News)
A ladies networking event called Executive Presence: Developing & Leveraging the Language of Leadership is being held in Abbotsford on Sept. 14. (Submitted)

Speaking the ‘language of leadership’ at upcoming networking event in Abbotsford

Communication expert Lauren Sergy will speak at ladies networking luncheon

A ladies networking event called Executive Presence: Developing & Leveraging the Language of Leadership is being held in Abbotsford on Sept. 14. (Submitted)
The Monster Foam Party returns to this year’s Abbotsford Agrifair, running July 29 to 31 at Exhibition Park. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Abbotsford Agrifair returns to full-blown event for 2022

Show offers popular attractions such as demo derby and Laughing Loggers

The Monster Foam Party returns to this year’s Abbotsford Agrifair, running July 29 to 31 at Exhibition Park. (Abbotsford News file photo)
The board of the annual Abbotsford Agrifair is hoping to secure long-term funding from the city. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Abbotsford Agrifair seeks long-term funding commitment from city

Board wants to expand beyond annual fair to other community events

The board of the annual Abbotsford Agrifair is hoping to secure long-term funding from the city. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Scarlett BoBo from Canada’s Drag Race headlines the We are One Drag and Comedy Show on Saturday, July 30 at Abbotsford Agrifair.

Abbotsford Agrifair board responds to derogatory comments about drag show

‘Disrespect and hateful comments’ posted on event’s Facebook page

Scarlett BoBo from Canada’s Drag Race headlines the We are One Drag and Comedy Show on Saturday, July 30 at Abbotsford Agrifair.
The 39th annual Berry Fest takes place in historic downtown Abbotsford on Saturday, July 16 from noon to 8 p.m. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Abbotsford Berry Fest returns with tribute bands, food trucks and more

Event takes place Saturday, July 16 in streets of historic downtown

The 39th annual Berry Fest takes place in historic downtown Abbotsford on Saturday, July 16 from noon to 8 p.m. (Abbotsford News file photo)
The Abbotsford Hospice Society holds a memorial butterfly release on July 9. (Photo by Pixabay)

Abbotsford Hospice Society holds 2022 memorial butterfly release

Event on Saturday, July 9 honours loved ones who have died

The Abbotsford Hospice Society holds a memorial butterfly release on July 9. (Photo by Pixabay)
Roadside Attraction in a Vancouver-based Tragically Hip tribute band. (Roadside Attraction photo)

Tribute bands, dhol drummers, zipline set to entertain at Abbotsford’s Berry Fest

Fab Fourever, Roadside Attraction, Feelin’ Alright to hit outdoor stage on July 16

Roadside Attraction in a Vancouver-based Tragically Hip tribute band. (Roadside Attraction photo)
Tradex in Abbotsford was being set up on Friday (June 3) for two shows that are being combined for the weekend of June 4 and 5: The West Coast Small Home Expo and the Health and Wellness Show. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

PHOTOS: Health and Wellness Show and Small Home Expo join forces in Abbotsford

Two shows combine for the weekend of June 4 and 5 at Tradex

Tradex in Abbotsford was being set up on Friday (June 3) for two shows that are being combined for the weekend of June 4 and 5: The West Coast Small Home Expo and the Health and Wellness Show. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
The community of Bradner held its annual May Day Parade and Country Fair on Saturday in and around Bradner elementary and the community hall. The event included the May Pole Dance and May Queen ceremony, as well as activities throughout the day. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Bradner community of Abbotsford holds May Day celebration

Event on Saturday included parade, May Pole Dance and more

The community of Bradner held its annual May Day Parade and Country Fair on Saturday in and around Bradner elementary and the community hall. The event included the May Pole Dance and May Queen ceremony, as well as activities throughout the day. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
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