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August 2017

Saturday Night Fireworks at The Butchart Gardens

August 19 @ 9:15 pm - 10:15 pm
The Butchart Gardens, 800 Benvenuto Ave.
Brentwood Bay, BC V8X 3X4 Canada
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The Firework shows began in 1977 and continue to be one of The Gardens’ most popular draws. Our show times and dates vary from year to year, so please check below for the detailed schedule. The same show happens each Saturday but changes from year to year. If you’d like to get a sense of what our firework shows are like have a look at postings on YouTube and Flickr. After the show, we invite you to linger a while…

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Arts and Music in the Garden

August 26 @ 10:00 am - August 27 @ 4:00 pm
Horticulture Centre of the Pacific, 505 Quayle Road
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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The 23rd Annual Arts & Music in the Garden festival supports the programs and development of the Gardens at HCP. The Gardens at HCP is a not-for-profit learning garden supporting development of horiculture knowledge from children to professionals to retired amateaurs. Arts & Music in the Gardens features local artists and musicians for you to enjoy and puruse whlie you stroll through the Gardens. To suuport the Garden's mandate we are offering this festival later in the year and invite…

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Tea Ceremony at Nitobe Memorial Garden

August 26 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Nitobe Memorial Garden, 1895 Lower Mall
Vancouver, V6T 1Z4
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$17
Nitobe Memorial Garden Tea Ceremony

Witness a Tea Ceremony in a Japanese garden! The Urasenke Foundation of Vancouver hosts tea ceremonies at Nitobe Memorial Garden throughout the summer. Visitors attending a tea ceremony can witness the formal preparation of tea and participate as guests. Tea ceremonies are held at 12:00 pm (noon), 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm and 4:00 pm on the last Saturday of the month: August 26, September 30 Cost is $10. Please note garden admission fee is separate. Reservations are strongly encouraged to…

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Saturday Night Fireworks at The Butchart Gardens

August 26 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Butchart Gardens, 800 Benvenuto Ave.
Brentwood Bay, BC V8X 3X4 Canada
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The Firework shows began in 1977 and continue to be one of The Gardens’ most popular draws. Our show times and dates vary from year to year, so please check below for the detailed schedule. The same show happens each Saturday but changes from year to year. If you’d like to get a sense of what our firework shows are like have a look at postings on YouTube and Flickr. After the show, we invite you to linger a while…

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September 2017

Saturday Night Fireworks at The Butchart Gardens

September 2 @ 8:45 pm - 9:45 pm
The Butchart Gardens, 800 Benvenuto Ave.
Brentwood Bay, BC V8X 3X4 Canada
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The Firework shows began in 1977 and continue to be one of The Gardens’ most popular draws. Our show times and dates vary from year to year, so please check below for the detailed schedule. The same show happens each Saturday but changes from year to year. If you’d like to get a sense of what our firework shows are like have a look at postings on YouTube and Flickr. After the show, we invite you to linger a while…

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Treasured Bulb Sale 2017 at UBC Botanical

September 23 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
UBC Botanical Garden, 6804 SW Marine Drive
Vancouver, V6T 1Z4
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UBC Botanical bulb sale

Garden favourites and specialty bulbs for all seasons available. Experts on hand to answer questions, garden tours, and more! This year’s sale will focus on less common, dormant bulbs, corms, tubers and rhizomes donated by the Garden, volunteer propagation groups, and the Friends of the Garden—The Shop in the Garden will have a wide array of traditional bulbs to compliment the sale. Last year, our crew prepped and sold 150 different taxa from Acis to Zantedeschia, assisted by experts on…

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2017 BC Communities in Bloom Awards & CanWest Hort Expo

September 27 @ 1:00 pm - November 28 @ 4:00 pm
Tradex, 1190 Cornell Street
Abbotsford, British Columbia V2T 6H5 Canada
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2017 BC Communities in Bloom Awards

The buzz is already building for 2017!  FREE parking guaranteed. BC Communities in Bloom Annual Awards event, each community receives an evaluation report that provides a benchmark of accomplishment and a bloom rating that is promoted as a symbol of excellence within the province, across Canada and to the rest of the world. All ‘in Bloom’ communities participating in the Provincial Edition or competing in the National Finals are winners for connecting and engaging their commUnity pride. CanWest 2017 marks…

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Tea Ceremony at Nitobe Memorial Garden

September 30 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Nitobe Memorial Garden, 1895 Lower Mall
Vancouver, V6T 1Z4
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$17
Nitobe Memorial Garden Tea Ceremony

Witness a Tea Ceremony in a Japanese garden! The Urasenke Foundation of Vancouver hosts tea ceremonies at Nitobe Memorial Garden throughout the summer. Visitors attending a tea ceremony can witness the formal preparation of tea and participate as guests. Tea ceremonies are held at 12:00 pm (noon), 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm and 4:00 pm on the last Saturday of the month: September 30 Cost is $10. Please note garden admission fee is separate. Reservations are strongly encouraged to avoid disappointment…

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October 2017

Apple Festival 2017 at UBC Botanical

October 14 @ 11:00 am - October 15 @ 5:00 pm
UBC Botanical Garden, 6804 SW Marine Drive
Vancouver, V6T 1Z4
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Apple Festival 2017

A family event for all ages, the UBC Apple Festival celebrates one of BC’s favourite fruits. From learning about the diversity of apples to tasting rare and unusual varieties, the Apple Festival is a great opportunity to discover more about this delicious fruit. Last year, around 36,000 pounds (16,329 kilos) of apples were sold to thousands of hungry attendees. Over 60 varieties of heritage, new and “tried and true” apples, as well as 50 varieties of apple trees were for…

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