What's on: Community events in Richmond

Saturday, Aug.  24

8 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Steveston Dragon Boat Festival 

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One of B.C.’s biggest dragon boat racing events is returning to Steveston, with 78 teams from around North America set to compete.

In addition to some thrilling races, the free-admission event will also feature live music, food vendors and child-friendly activities.

10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Curio sale

You’ll be able to score some unique vintage finds, such as English bone china, art, jewelry, vinyl records and more at Richmond Hospital/Healthcare Auxiliary Thrift Shop . All proceeds from the Thrift Store support healthcare programs and new medical equipment in Richmond.

Saturday, Aug. 24 and Sunday, Aug. 25

10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

End of Summer Wine Swirl

Lulu Island Winery is hosting its third-annual wine swirl. The free-admission event will have delicious food, fun activities for kids and adults, and of course, free wine tasting. There’ll even be customized Instagram photo booths for selfie lovers. 

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