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Dates for Squamish Festival announced

Lineup due to be announce early in the new year



Next Year's Squamish Valley Music Festival will take place on Friday, Aug. 7, Saturday, Aug. 8 and Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015.

The festival also confirmed on Facebook that there would again be a pre-festival concert night for campers on Thursday, Aug, 6.

The festival's website says lineup information will be made available early in 2015. Ticket information is not yet available.

For more information and to sign up for the festival's email list, visit www.squamishfestival.com.

Pemberton Winterfest dates announced

Pemberton's Winterfest will take place on Friday, Jan. 16, Saturday, Jan. 17 and Sunday, Jan. 18.

Winterfest was postponed in 2014 because of poor weather conditions and dangerous ice conditions at One Mile Lake.

Friday's fun will kick off at 4 p.m. with a bonfire, hot dogs, s'mores, pick-up hockey and skating. A DJ will play and there are fireworks at 8 p.m.

Saturday's events run from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m., with a band performing later in the evening at the legion for 19+.

Sunday will have tournaments and a polar bear plunge.

For more information, a website for the festival www.pembertonwinterfest.com will be launched shortly. There is also a Pemberton Winterfest Facebook page.


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