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A competitor takes a run at the Hill n Hole event during Chilliwack Mud Drags 2017 at Heritage Park.

VIDEO: Chilliwack Mud Drags 2017

The NWMRA’s third event of the season wraps up Sunday at Chilliwack Heritage Park.

A competitor takes a run at the Hill n Hole event during Chilliwack Mud Drags 2017 at Heritage Park.
Steve Elliott, dances and sings in tribute to Elvis Presley beside his 1966 Cadillac Coupe De Ville at Cultus Lake Friday night during the second Party in the Plaza event.

VIDEO: Elvis live at Cultus

Tribute artist Steve Elliott shakes and croons for a large audience at Cultus Lake Plaza on Friday.

Steve Elliott, dances and sings in tribute to Elvis Presley beside his 1966 Cadillac Coupe De Ville at Cultus Lake Friday night during the second Party in the Plaza event.
Guests at the opening of Fragments art exhibition mingle and take in the mixed-media collage work and artist merchandise, at Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Saturday.
Guests at the opening of Fragments art exhibition mingle and take in the mixed-media collage work and artist merchandise, at Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Saturday.
There’s plenty to see and do at the Chilliwack Fair including indoor and outdoor events and live music.

VIDEO: The Chilliwack Fair celebrates nearly 150 years

The annual event is only five years younger than the country, approaching 150 itself

There’s plenty to see and do at the Chilliwack Fair including indoor and outdoor events and live music.
Singer, guitar player and storyteller Ben Rogers (middle) paid a visit to Tractorgrease Cafe in Chilliwack to entertain guests Saturday night.

VIDEO: Ben Rogers at Tractorgrease

Vancouver-based folk artist entertained guests at the Chilliwack venue Saturday night.

Singer, guitar player and storyteller Ben Rogers (middle) paid a visit to Tractorgrease Cafe in Chilliwack to entertain guests Saturday night.
Mieke Boschmann, barn manager of Bohan Stables takes aim at her target Saturday during a mounted combat clinic in Chilliwack. Boschmann runs many events for riders at the stables and invites the public to attend events to watch.

VIDEO: Horseback combat in Chilliwack

Locals learn a Hun-based method of combat from the saddle.

Mieke Boschmann, barn manager of Bohan Stables takes aim at her target Saturday during a mounted combat clinic in Chilliwack. Boschmann runs many events for riders at the stables and invites the public to attend events to watch.
So saucy: meat and grill know-how were sourced locally, along with everything else in this all-Chilliwack summer event.

VIDEO: Inaugural BBQ and Corn Fest

From Chilliwack, for Chilliwack: Guests dove into local eats, drinks and entertainment this weekend.

So saucy: meat and grill know-how were sourced locally, along with everything else in this all-Chilliwack summer event.
Tzeachten Field filled with participants of the fourth and final Grand Entry of the weekend-long Spirit of the People Powwow.

VIDEO: Spirit of the People Powwow

The three-day event filled Tzeachten Field with dancers, guests, vendors and—most importantly spirit

Tzeachten Field filled with participants of the fourth and final Grand Entry of the weekend-long Spirit of the People Powwow.
Mason Loewen, 8, celebrates after hitting the target to send local realtor Gonzalo Santos into the dunk tank. Loewen said he was proud to help with the cause.

VIDEO: Creating a splash in wildfire fundraising

Local realtor raises funds for wildfire relief—by soaking himself repeatedly.

Mason Loewen, 8, celebrates after hitting the target to send local realtor Gonzalo Santos into the dunk tank. Loewen said he was proud to help with the cause.
Participants gathered for a 5 km run/walk Saturday morning at the Vedder River Trail to raise funds for wildfire evacuation site supplies.

VIDEO: Run to raise funds for wildfire evacuees

Early morning exercise along the Vedder River helped raise $1,600 for wildfire evacuees.

Participants gathered for a 5 km run/walk Saturday morning at the Vedder River Trail to raise funds for wildfire evacuation site supplies.
Chilliwack residents Brian and Mindy Chudyk stand beside their ‘57 Chevy BelAir convertible at the Fraser Valley Classic Car Show Sunday at the Atchelitz Threshermen’s Association grounds.

VIDEO: Classic Car Show shines for fans and competitors

Guests and entrants had sunny weather for the Fraser Valley classic vehicle event.

Chilliwack residents Brian and Mindy Chudyk stand beside their ‘57 Chevy BelAir convertible at the Fraser Valley Classic Car Show Sunday at the Atchelitz Threshermen’s Association grounds.
A crowd listens to the music of the Maybelles Friday afternoon at Central Park in Chilliwack as the first of four Party in the Park events kicks off.

VIDEO: Party in the Park warms up the summer

Chilliwack’s downtown filled up in sunny weather for the first of four July events.

A crowd listens to the music of the Maybelles Friday afternoon at Central Park in Chilliwack as the first of four Party in the Park events kicks off.
Many performers graced two stages at Tractorgrease’s Canada 150 day-long concert celebration Saturday.

VIDEO: Canada Day at Tractorgrease

Day-long concert on two stages for Canada’s birthday

Many performers graced two stages at Tractorgrease’s Canada 150 day-long concert celebration Saturday.
Fraser Valley band Judy Tuesday played their 1960s music to a Cultus Lake crowd at the Cultus Plaza parking lot on Friday night.

VIDEO: Cultus Lake Plaza concert

Fraser Valley foursome rocked Cultus Lake Plaza Friday night

Fraser Valley band Judy Tuesday played their 1960s music to a Cultus Lake crowd at the Cultus Plaza parking lot on Friday night.
Participants walk toward the Vedder River Trail in Chilliwack Sunday morning to raise awareness about prostate cancer on Father’s Day.

VIDEO: Father’s Day exercise to support prostate cancer foundation

Walk/run raised awareness about most common form of cancer diagnosed in Canadian men

Participants walk toward the Vedder River Trail in Chilliwack Sunday morning to raise awareness about prostate cancer on Father’s Day.
Elizabeth Seaman sings It Might As Well Be Spring at Confectioner’s Cabaret: Canada 150 Saturday night at First Avenue Hall.
Elizabeth Seaman sings It Might As Well Be Spring at Confectioner’s Cabaret: Canada 150 Saturday night at First Avenue Hall.
Students from the GW Graham graduating class of 2017 walk off stage in front of friends and family at the school’s convocation ceremony Friday at First Avenue Christian Assembly.

VIDEO: GW Graham class of 2017 celebrates

School is out for the GWG 2017 graduates as they celebrate the end of secondary school with ceremony

Students from the GW Graham graduating class of 2017 walk off stage in front of friends and family at the school’s convocation ceremony Friday at First Avenue Christian Assembly.
Guests on RLDD Farm visit with the donkeys Sunday during Ryder Lake’s 15th annual Ramble, a tour of properties in the region.

VIDEO: Rambling around Ryder

The annual Ryder Lake farm showcase event had animals, demonstrations and more for guests.

Guests on RLDD Farm visit with the donkeys Sunday during Ryder Lake’s 15th annual Ramble, a tour of properties in the region.
Graduating students from CSS are presented during their ceremony Saturday at Prospera Centre.

VIDEO: Chilliwack Secondary grads take centre stage

About 300 students put high school behind them Saturday, as they are recognized at Prospera Centre.

Graduating students from CSS are presented during their ceremony Saturday at Prospera Centre.
Competitors prepare for the youth and open halter obstacle events Friday during the BC Miniature Horse Club Spring Classic Show at Chilliwack Heritage Park.

VIDEO: Miniature horse show in Chilliwack all weekend

More than 50 miniature horses will compete in driving, jumping and obstacle…

Competitors prepare for the youth and open halter obstacle events Friday during the BC Miniature Horse Club Spring Classic Show at Chilliwack Heritage Park.