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Late Winter Fun in the Harrison River Valley

It’s a wondrous time of year: although the first spring growth is already emerging from the sleepy winter soil in lower elevations, up in the mountains, there’s still plenty of snow and opportunities for late-winter fun! But whether you’re longing for spring or holding on to winter, there’s a lot of fun and adventure to be had in the Harrison River Valley at this time of year – so gather your friends and head #justuptheroad for these late winter offerings: 

Shred the Slopes at Sasquatch Mountain Resort

Photo Credit: @sasquatchmountainresort

Skiiers and snowboarders rejoice! After receiving a fresh blanket of snow, Sasquatch Mountain Resort is getting ready to re-open for the season on February 29th! Watch their socials for the latest and greatest news from the slopes. Be sure to get your tickets for the Aprés Ski Party, taking place at Molly Hogan’s Bar & Grill on Saturday, March 30. Your ticket includes access to the party, a free drink, free charcuterie boards (on skis), the chance to win prizes and giveaways (including a prize for best costume), great music and an amazing time with your friends. Get your tickets here.

Enjoy an Elegant Feast at Step Back in Time Dining

The next Step Back in Time dining event takes place March 23 at Rowena’s Inn on the River. If you’ve never experienced this dining event, trust us: you’ll want to! It’s a bucket-list event for foodies; a delightful evening out with the most divine dining! To start: Spring Asparagus Soup. To enjoy: Panzanella Salad, Roasted Chicken Supreme. For Dessert: Rhubarb Napoleon. RSVP to [email protected] to save your spot!

Get into the Groove With Live Music!

THE SALISH SEA PLAYERS. March 5, 7pm at Riverside Christian Reformed Church.
Presented by Cheam Vista Concerts: enjoy the rousing musical performances of baroque ensemble The Salish Sea Players, pictured on the left. For more information, call Jill Warda (604-701-1083) or click here. Season tickets as well as individual concert tickets are available at the door. 

PAYADORA. March 26, 2pm at Chilliwack Cultural Centre.
Presented by Harrison Festival Society: Payadora is an award-winning ensemble that performs its own arrangements of a core repertoire drawing from Argentinian/Uruguayan traditions, as well as original songs inspired by that tradition. Get more information and buy tickets here.

Take a Workshop at Creekside Cheese + Creamery

Photo Credit: @creeksidecheeseandcreamery

Creekside Cheese + Creamery is offering engaging and educational cooking workshops this March! The March 1 and March 8 workshops sold out quickly, so make sure to reserve your spot for these upcoming classes:

PASTA MAKING WORKSHOP Friday, March 22 at 5:30-8:30pm
Want to learn how to make pasta from scratch? Chef Craig will teach you how to make filled pasta, fettuccini and tortellini in an informative, small-group atmosphere in the cozy farm shop. Your ticket includes instruction from Chef Craig in making several kinds of pasta, ingredients for the workshop, the pastas you make in class, PLUS: a gourmet family-style dinner and refreshments after class courtesy of The Chef’s Acre. Classes fill quickly, learn more and reserve your spot here.

RICOTTA & PIZZA WORKSHOP Saturday, March 23 at 5:30-8:30pm
Want to learn a chef’s secrets to a great pizza? Curious about how to make a fun cheese? Chef Craig will teach you how to make a delicious pizza, easy pasta, AND turn you into an amateur cheesemaker in a fun and informative evening of learning in the cozy cheese shop. Your ticket includes hands-on instruction from Chef Craig, ingredients for the evening workshop, the foods you make in class, PLUS: a gourmet family-style dinner and refreshments after class, courtes of The Chef’s Acre. Classes fill quickly, learn more and reserve your spot here.

Soak Your Cares Away at Harrison Hot Springs Resort

The blissful feeling of a sinking in to a hot mineral pool surrounded by crisp, foggy air or cool rain is unequalled. Try it yourself with a stay at Harrison Hot Springs Resort, which gives you access to the hot spring pools. Did you know they have 5 rejuvenating mineral pools, each kept at a different temperature? Find your perfect pool and soak your cares away!

Play a Round of Golf at Sandpiper Resort

Ski and golf on the same day? Yes, you can do that here! Sandpiper Resort is home to a gorgeous 18-hole, par 72 course! The area’s spectacular beauty, combined with a neatly manicured course nestled in old-growth forest, make for an unforgettable golfing experience. Check out their  Golf & Stay Packages here or book a Tee-Time here.

Bring Spring into Your Home With Fresh Tulips

While we eagerly await this year’s Harrison Tulip Festival, in the meantime you can bring some spring into your home with vibrant Tulips and fragrant Hyacinths purchased at the Onos Farms Flower Stand (5039 Lougheed Highway)! A 5-stem tulip bunch is only 5 bucks (3 bunches for $12) and a 5-stem hyacinth bunch is only 6 bucks (2 bunches for $10). Note: Bring cash as this is a serve-yourself stand.

We hope we’ve inspired you to get out and experience all the sights, sounds, and tastes of late winter in the Harrison River Valley! To see more of what the Harrison River Valley has to offer, follow us on  InstagramTikTokPinterest or Facebook, or stop by our Visitor Centre & Sasquatch Museum at #102, 160 Lillooet Road. Click the button below to explore even more!

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