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Though the Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival is gone, the Season of the Wild hosted by Tourism Harrison River Valley aims to act as its spiritual successor and build on the legacy of wildlife awareness and conservation. (Bob Friesen File Photo)

Tourism Harrison River Valley unleashes Season of the Wild celebration

Fall, winter celebration promises multiple events celebrating local wildlife

Mignonne Shields’ three climate change painting entitled (from left) Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow were inspired by a conversation she had with Canadian painter Robert Bateman. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Climate change paintings by Chilliwack artist inspired by Robert Bateman

Mignonne Shields’ paintings show stark past, present and future views of our world

Jeremy T. Thomas, left, and Keri Russell in the film Antlers (Kimberley French/© 2021 20th Century Studios All Rights Reserved)

Horror film shot in Hope premieres in time for Halloween

Antlers had its premiere pushed back due to the pandemic; stars Keri Russell and the town of Hope

  • Oct 15, 2021
Multi-platinum rock group Shinedown is coming to Abbotsford in February. (Submitted)

Rock group Shinedown coming to Abbotsford in February

Multi-platinum band’s North American tour stopping at Abbotsford Centre

Multi-platinum rock group Shinedown is coming to Abbotsford in February. (Submitted)
Nominations are now being accepted for the Fraser Valley Music Awards. (Stock photo by Firmbee from Pixabay)

Nominations open for 2021 Fraser Valley Music Awards

Recording grant also available as part of this year’s awards; event planned Nov. 18

Nominations are now being accepted for the Fraser Valley Music Awards. (Stock photo by Firmbee from Pixabay)
Actress Fiona Gubelmann (“The Good Doctor”) reacts during the events of “The Vows We Keep,” a Hallmark movie filmed in part in Harrison Hot Springs this past summer. (Screenshot/Hallmark)

VIDEO: Hallmark flick filmed in Harrison hits the small screen Friday

‘The Vows We Keep’ was filmed under the working title ‘The Willows’

Actress Fiona Gubelmann (“The Good Doctor”) reacts during the events of “The Vows We Keep,” a Hallmark movie filmed in part in Harrison Hot Springs this past summer. (Screenshot/Hallmark)
Kids take a spin on a midway ride on Saturday, Sept. 11 at Hope Brigade Days. The fair continues on Sept. 12. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)

Day three of Hope Brigade Days filled with more family fun

Motor sports, midway rides, food trucks and music on tap

Kids take a spin on a midway ride on Saturday, Sept. 11 at Hope Brigade Days. The fair continues on Sept. 12. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)
Two-in-one exhibition ‘Chromatopia’ and ‘For the Birds’ is a show by members of the Fibre Art Network at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre Art Gallery from Sept. 22 to Oct. 9. (Submitted)

Vibrant 2-in-1 fibre art show in Chilliwack inspired by monochromatic work and birds

‘Chromatopia’ and ‘For the Birds’ coming to Chilliwack Cultural Centre art gallery

Two-in-one exhibition ‘Chromatopia’ and ‘For the Birds’ is a show by members of the Fibre Art Network at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre Art Gallery from Sept. 22 to Oct. 9. (Submitted)
Photos/Gary Lillico

PHOTOS: Bands on the Beach makes triumphant return

Live music by the lake a great sendoff for the summer

Photos/Gary Lillico
The Fraser Valley Symphony is now seeking new musicians for its 2021-22 season.

Fraser Valley Symphony seeks new musicians

Members gear up for 38th season in 2021-22

The Fraser Valley Symphony is now seeking new musicians for its 2021-22 season.
Entertainment aplenty at the Brigade Days parade back in 2018. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Day two of Hope Brigade Days includes Hope Hustle and Grand Parade

Special Indigenous carving event takes place Saturday only in park

Entertainment aplenty at the Brigade Days parade back in 2018. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
Charlie Frie stands on his bass while performing alongside Appaloosa band mate Jake Stolz. The group is coming to Hope for the 2021 Brigade Days, Sept. 10-12. (Tobias Frederiksen/Black Press file)

Hope’s Brigade Days offers up three days of entertainment starting today

Music, food trucks, midway and more in Hope’s Sixth Avenue Park

Charlie Frie stands on his bass while performing alongside Appaloosa band mate Jake Stolz. The group is coming to Hope for the 2021 Brigade Days, Sept. 10-12. (Tobias Frederiksen/Black Press file)
Cultus Lake Park is hosting Blanc on the Beach, a white-attire fundraiser event, on Saturday, Sept. 11 at Main Beach. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

UPDATE: ‘Blanc on the Beach’ at Cultus Lake postponed

Fundraiser dinner originally scheduled for September postponed until 2022

Cultus Lake Park is hosting Blanc on the Beach, a white-attire fundraiser event, on Saturday, Sept. 11 at Main Beach. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
The Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra is hosting fundraiser concert Jesu Meine Freude on Sept. 4 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. (CSO file)

After months with no live shows, first concert of 2021 comes to Chilliwack Cultural Centre

2 ensembles to perform as part of fundraiser concert for Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra

The Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra is hosting fundraiser concert Jesu Meine Freude on Sept. 4 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. (CSO file)
Nico Rhodes (left) and Rick Scott team up for “Music and Laughter for All Ages,” an end-of-summer concert just for kids and families on Maple Street in Harrison Hot Springs Aug. 25. (Photo/Harrison Festival Society)

Kids concert caps off musical summer in Harrison

Rick Scott and Nico Rhodes team up to perform Aug. 25

Nico Rhodes (left) and Rick Scott team up for “Music and Laughter for All Ages,” an end-of-summer concert just for kids and families on Maple Street in Harrison Hot Springs Aug. 25. (Photo/Harrison Festival Society)
Emily Taylor Adams singing on the waterfront stage at the ninth annual Bands on the Beach in 2019. (File photo)
Emily Taylor Adams singing on the waterfront stage at the ninth annual Bands on the Beach in 2019. (File photo)
An original cover of L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables book. (File)
An original cover of L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables book. (File)
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)
Vanessa Oddy (right) and her mom Diane Bruinsma are seen here on Aug. 11, 2020 with Oddy’s two children Aiden (grey shirt) and John (red shirt) and her niece Fay and nephew Nash (at back). Oddy, along with her two sisters who own the Chilliwack Corn Maze, is getting ready to open their attraction on Aug. 14. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Chilliwack corn maze design inspired by children’s book about finding happiness everywhere

‘Wander’-themed design is ‘inspirational and beautiful,’ says Chilliwack Corn Maze owner

Vanessa Oddy (right) and her mom Diane Bruinsma are seen here on Aug. 11, 2020 with Oddy’s two children Aiden (grey shirt) and John (red shirt) and her niece Fay and nephew Nash (at back). Oddy, along with her two sisters who own the Chilliwack Corn Maze, is getting ready to open their attraction on Aug. 14. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Former MasterChef contestant and home cook Tammy Wood is seen here competing on Wall of Chefs for Food Network Canada. She is preparing to open Sossy’s Saloon, which will feature elevated pub food and wild game. (Contributed Photo/Sossy Outdoors)

Agassiz’s celebrity chef set to open Sossy’s Saloon soon

Tammy Wood set to open her new saloon next month

Former MasterChef contestant and home cook Tammy Wood is seen here competing on Wall of Chefs for Food Network Canada. She is preparing to open Sossy’s Saloon, which will feature elevated pub food and wild game. (Contributed Photo/Sossy Outdoors)