The annual Steveston Dragon Boat Festival is Saturday, Aug. 24.
Photo by Don Fennell
The weekend awaits
By Don Fennell
Published 1:07 PDT, Fri August 23, 2019
Last Updated: 11:38 PDT, Mon September 9, 2019
A selection of events in Richmond from Aug. 23 to 25
Here are some local events to check out this weekend in Richmond.
Dragon Boat Festival
What: Dragon boat races
When: Saturday, Aug. 24, All day
Where: Shores of the Fraser River (Steveston Village at Imperial Landing)
Wings Over Iona
Who: Shorebirds, songbirds and other avions
What: Annual fall migration to warmer southern habitats
When: Saturday, Aug. 24, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where: Iona Bach Regional Park
What: Craft beer and food samples
When: Saturday, Aug. 24, 7 to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Gulf of Georgia Cannery
Price: $55 per ticket, with part proceeds to the Richmond Christmas Fund and other charities
Richmond Night Market
What: Fun night out
When: Friday, Aug. 23, 7 p.m. to midnight
Where: Richmond Night Market
Price: $4.75 general admission
RTRA Golf Tournament
What: Golf benefit
When: Sunday, Aug. 25, 1 to 8 p.m.
Where: Country Meadows Golf Course
Price: $125 includes green fees and buffet dinner to benefit Richmond Therapeutic Riding Association
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