Ambleside Farmers' Market will run every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. until Oct. 28 in the parking lot behind the police station on Bellevue Avenue and 13th Street in West Vancouver. There will be traditional and organic produce, prepared food vendors, crafters and more. Info: www.artisanmarkets.ca or 604-318-0487.
Hart House Summer Garden Party: The summer's final event takes place Aug. 22, with a Spain Fiesta theme. The evening starts with a casual wine tasting with offerings from the featured region. Guests may purchase a bottle or two from the specially-selected wine list to pair with the al fresco dinner that follows, which is served on the estate lawn overlooking Deer Lake. Dinner will be accompanied by live music. The evening begins at 6 p.m. and is $52 per person. Reservations: 604-298-4278. Hart House is located at 6664 Deer Lake Ave., Burnaby.
North Shore Green Markets: A showcase of local Canadian made products, unique foods, art, jewelry and entertainment. North Vancouver locations and hours: Maplewood Farm, 405 Seymour River Pl., Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Civic Plaza, 141 West 14th St., Wednesdays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Lynn Valley Square, 1277 Lynn Valley Rd., Thursdays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and Shipbuilders Plaza, 138 Victory Ship Way, Fridays, 5-10 p.m. Info: www.canamade.com.
Enchanted Evenings: Join Wild Rice Modern Chinese Cuisine and Dr. Sun Yat Sen Garden for a dinner and concert every Friday until Aug. 31. A special three-course pre-concert dinner will be available at Wild Rice, 117 West Pender St. followed by an evening of music at 7: 30 p.m. in the garden located at 578 Carrall St., Vancouver. Dinner price: $21. Concert tickets: $25/$20. Concert line-up info: www.vancouverchinesegarden. com. Reservations: 604-662-3207, ext. 209.
Lonsdale Quay Farmers' Market will run every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. until Oct. 27 at the East Plaza, 123 Carrie Cates Court, North Vancouver. There will be traditional and organic produce, prepared food vendors, crafters and more. Info: www.artisanmarkets.ca or 604-318-0487.
Edible Canada Market Dinner Series: Multi course seasonally inspired dinners prepared right in front of your eyes paired with select B.C. and Canadian wine, beer and spirits. An al fresco summer dinner will be featured Wednesday, Aug. 29 at a to be announced location. Cost: $125. A whisky dinner with chef Eric Pateman and whisky expert Andrew Starritt of Cask Strength will be featured Saturday, Sept. 22. Cost: $125. Dinners will take place from 7 to 10 p.m. at Edible Canada at the Market, 1551 Johnston St. on Granville Island, Vancouver. Info: www. ediblecanada.com. Reservations: 604-558-0040.