DIY Vintner, or Places to Make Your Own Wine in the Tri-Cities


Wine spilling

Home-made wine always conjured up images from my childhood of harvesting peapods, demijohns bubbling quietly in the airing cupboard, alcohol explosions, and going to school in clothes smelling not-so-faintly of booze. In my experience, UK home brewing was a niche hobby with variable outcomes. In BC I am still pleasantly surprised – not that homemade […]



What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Wine, Halloween and Natural Resources


Avenue Q Evergreen Cultural Centre Coquitlam

Boo! This week you can learn about natural resources, drink some wine and meet a couple of artists. More events in The V3H Events Calendar. What: Living Pain Free Workshop When:  Wednesday, October 29 from 7:00 – 9:00pm Where:   Port Moody Rec Centre, 300 Ioco Road (map) The skinny:   Simplify health and learn […]



What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Women, Wine and Song


Pat Service Evergreen Cultural Centre Coquitlam

A focus on healthy living this week in the Tri Cities, mentally, physically, societally, artistically and environmentally. If you manage to attend all these events you will build up enough karma to keep you in gold stars until Easter (perhaps). Or you could switch off your grey matter and just watch a bunch of women […]



Best of BC Wines Uncorked Wrap Up


The Fall Best of BC Wines Uncorked was held this past Saturday at the Port Moody Civic Centre. Over 125 wines could be sampled by over 35 wineries from the local area and the Okanagan. As a way to support the Port Moody Arts Centre, it’s quite the hit. Here are a few pictures of […]



What’s Happening in the Tri-Cities: A Little Wine with your Cheese?


Port Moody Art Sale 2013

There’s a lot of music around this week, which is a good thing – it helps mop up the wine and sets your toes a-tapping. Don’t forget to fall back either, or your toes will be tapping to the wrong chronometer. More events in The V3H Events Calendar.   What: Port Moody Arts Association Annual […]



What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Pants Not Optional Week


Bhangra Idols Red Robinson Theatre Coquitlam

A week of sartorial elegance up ahead, with just enough time to shake the cedar moth balls out of your less-than-sunny gear. There’s more Death in the offing, coupled with a bhangra dance competition and politics. Happy Thanksgiving and no, there wasn’t a Pro D Day last week. More events in The V3H Events Calendar. […]



What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Foot-loose and Fancy Free


Riverview Treefest 2013 Coquitlam

Whew! Back to full speed in the Tri Cities this week, with a crossfit challenge fundraiser and The iconic run for a cause. The arts are well catered for this week too, with two gallery openings and two creative open houses to inspire your inner artist. Don’t forget that Hallowe’en gets off to a spooktacular […]



What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Mellow Summery Vibes – that’s all


West Coast Wine Education Fraser Valley Wine Tours

By now you should be relaxing into that summer feeling, kicking off the shoes and kicking back into relaxation oh yesss! This is the week to stay local, explore local or get on a bus out to the Fraser Valley for some sweet sipping delight. Celebrate BC Day and don’t forget to check out The […]



What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Canada Day, Golden Spike Days, and Feed the Mayors


Golden Spike Days Port Moody 2013

This week, the end of the school year and Canada Day herald the real start of the summer so let it rip with a long weekend of Tri Cities festivity. Eat all you can with pancake breakfasts, chocolate tastings, free hot dogs and this week’s cake courtesy of Port Coquitlam. If you can still move, […]



What’s Happening in the Tri-Cities: Wearable Art Awards, A Taste of PoCo Spirit, Norman Foote and More!


Taste Of Poco Spirit 2013

Walking the runway this week:  Scouts, fundraisers, homeless pets, a wine expert, singers, inspirational locals and oh yes, we can’t forget the real runway event that’s happening this week with wearable art that will be strutting down the runway at Port Moody’s Wearable Art Awards 2013. From the beautiful to the unusual, it’s an evening […]

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