What’s On: Community events in Richmond this weekend

Saturday, Aug. 10

10 a.m.

Farm Fest

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The Farm Fest returns to Garden City Lands this Saturday, and will feature a wide variety of live demonstrations, as well as farm animals and a market where you can purchase locally-grown produce.

Read more about what’s happening at this year’s fest here.

1 p.m. & 3 p.m.

Steveston Alive!: Walking Tour Vignettes

The Steveston Museum is hosting a series of walking tours featuring Steveston’s historic sites. Actors and guides tell the stories of prohibition, the First World War, fires and flash floods, all of which had an effect on the town.

Tours leave from the Steveston Museum at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Tickets cost $12, and children under 12 are free of charge.

4 p.m.

Oldschool Toyota Saturday

Head down to Johnny’s Car Fancy at 11780 River Road for a car swap meet and hangout, featuring old school Toyotas (although all classic cars are welcome, according to the Facebook events page). The swap meet runs from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., and the event is by donation.

Event-goers interested in the swap meet are encouraged to bring any “genuine, cool old parts/memorabilia.”

Sunday, Aug. 11

6 p.m.

Tom Lee Music Richmond’s Open Mic Night

Musicians of all levels, styles and skills are invited down to Tom Lee Music’s open mic night on Sunday. Starting at 6 p.m., musicians can take to the stage and play their latest, and favourite, tunes for the audience.

Participants can register online through Eventbrite. The event takes place at the Tom Lee store at 150 – 3651 No. 3 Road.

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