Burnaby Village Museum Heritage Christmas

Join us this Heritage Christmas for some old-fashioned fun and spectacular light displays. NEW – Holiday Sing-Along. Everyone can be part of a livley chorus. Times will be posted. Stroll through the streets of the Village to see wreaths, cedar swags and vintage-themed displays will. At the bandstand, visitors can create their own magical holiday…

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Looking for the best in the latest products and services for you and your baby? If you live in British Columbia, you are in for a treat at the premiere event for hopeful, expectant and new parents and families – the Mums, Tums & Babies Show! From Pregnancy to Playground, explore the world of baby…

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