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Jul 5 - Sep 5 Scavenger HuntIn PersonSelf Guided

This summer, join Vancouver Heritage Foundation for our first Heritage Hunt! Tour the neighbourhood at your leisure or follow a suggested walking route with our illustrated guidebook. You will learn about Mt. Pleasant's incredible heritage places and answer questions at points of interest along the way. Submit your answers online for a chance to win fantastic prizes from local businesses.

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Aug 13 In PersonWorkshopTour

Join architectural photographer, Martin Knowles, and UBC Professor Emeritus, Sherry McKay (School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture) for an exclusive photography and architectural history tour of UBC's most iconic mid-century modern buildings. Develop your photography skills whilst learning about this innovative and fascinating architectural movement.

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Aug 13 Walking TourIn Person

Long blocks of houses exhibiting a number of popular revival styles from the late 1920s with the more exuberant recent construction projects provide a feast for the eyes. Join John Atkin to explore this neighbourhood, just a bit off the beaten track.

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Aug 20 Walking TourIn Person

Packed into the area between the Grandview Cut, Broadway and Nanaimo is a delightful and quirky collection of early houses mixed in with old and new renovations along with more recent construction projects. Join John Atkin to explore this neighbourhood, just a bit off the beaten track.

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Sep 10 Walking TourIn Person

The Fraserview neighbourhood was tolerant of eccentrics who wished to build giant boats in their backyards or convert chicken coops to dance halls. Join lifelong “South Sloper” Rob Howatson to hear South Vancouver stories and explore a shoreline that still offers glimpses of a noisy, smoky, wild past, even as it transitions to a master-planned future.

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Sep 29 FundraiserIn Person

Join us for an evening of local music, tours of the Heritage Hall clocktower, heritage presentations, a silent auction, delectable canapés, and a selection of fine wines and beers. Proceeds support educational programming and special projects that advance the appreciation and conservation of our city’s heritage places and their stories.

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Notice Regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

VHF is currently offering most events and workshops in a virtual format as we gradually return to in-person events, following the guidance of the PHO. Please be sure to check which type of event you are registering for when you sign up.

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