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Celebrate BC Heritage Week in Abbotsford

2021-02-23T12:18:28-08:00February 17th, 2021|Arts & Culture|

February 15th to 21st, 2021 marks BC Heritage Week. Abbotsford is home to a rich and diverse heritage, with traditions and history being passed down amongst generations and cultures. Explore the history of how Abbotsford was built, the stories of those who built it and how that history shapes our future. Visit [...]

A Guide to the Murals of Downtown Abbotsford

2021-01-18T15:53:23-08:00January 15th, 2021|Arts & Culture|

Historic Downtown Abbotsford is well known for its unique locally owned shops, restaurants and cafes. But wander through the heritage streets and alleyways and you’ll be delighted to find a variety of public art. Grab a coffee or beverage of choice (click here for suggestions!) and spend some time admiring the art, [...]

Sun & Soil Concert Series

2020-07-16T11:25:14-07:00July 15th, 2020|Arts & Culture|

As we enter the heart of summer we realized things looked a bit different here in Abbotsford, and we couldn't help but miss the usual buzz of events, gathering with friends over local beverages, and enjoying live music from some of our incredibly talented homegrown artists. We wanted to find a way [...]

Supporting Abbotsford Creators

2020-04-30T20:19:42-07:00April 30th, 2020|Arts & Culture|

As we round out our first full month of social distancing, many of us have adjusted to the new normal. Happy hours on Zoom, workouts in the living room, and birthday parties in the driveway have started to feel a little less bizarre with each passing day. The ways we consume arts [...]

The Gur Sikh Temple and Sikh Heritage Museum

2019-07-07T00:44:20-07:00June 29th, 2019|Arts & Culture|

A National Historic Site, the Gur Sikh Temple has been a Sikh place of worship since 1912. Built by a community of Sikh settlers, it is known as the oldest existing Sikh Temple in North America. The restored building is managed by the not-for-profit society, The Khalsa Diwan Society, Abbotsford, whom run [...]

Explore Trethewey House Heritage Site

2019-07-10T20:20:50-07:00February 15th, 2019|Arts & Culture|

If you live in Abbotsford chances are you’ve driven past Trethewey House. Or maybe you’ve heard the story of J.O. Trethewey, a lumber baron who was responsible for the leadership of the company during its boom years in the 1920s. But if you haven’t had the chance to explore the heritage site now [...]