The Last Days of Summer

On the second last day before the fall semester rolled around again, the boyfriend and I took ourselves over the PNE at Playland for an "end of the summer date" (according to his Facebook status update). Luckily, I had received two free passes for the PNE from work, which made us feel a tad bit better about spending a hefty $20 on parking. I quite enjoyed the relaxing night during which we ate the typical fare at the Fair, listened to the Summer Night Concerts (Lights was performing that particular night), and took a gander around the various exhibitions. 
We found this random little garden walkway while trying to get away from the crowds for a while.
We learned a new term on that day in church: "phubbing" or "phone-snubbing." A point that obviously is relevant...
It's always good to buy your poutine from a place that also sells "Guidos Pizza."
Nom nom nom! Montreal Smoked Meat Poutine.
I always drag my long-suffering boyfriend into the Save On Foods Barnyard exhibit because I'm still an animal lover at heart. Ever since I was a child, I've had the utmost fascination with almost all of God's creatures and I still can spout off the most random factoids about many of them...
A cute little heifer named Ruby.
Grinning Alpacas. 
Cow behinds.
These snoozing cuties were just too much!
(More photos after the jump.)

A quick perusal of the crafts and food section of the barnyard exhibit. 
This little toddler was just as adorable as the fuzzy ducklings.
A mandatory coffee stop for us before we decided to brave the crowds of the expo centre.
A guilty grin as he gambled a few dollars away... 
Bright lights, accompanied by the performance of the singer Lights. While we both didn't think she performed live particularly well, she sure did receive the approval of a rather surprisingly enthusiastic audience.

Overall, walking around a fair that is a quintessential part of a Vancouver summer was the perfect way to end off this season. While I'll miss the summertime and its gorgeous weather, I do look forward to some changes in the near future, whether they be meteorological or otherwise.  

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  2. Cute photos! The food looks really tasty.

    xx

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  3. cool captures from your cam! you seem really enjoyed ;)

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  4. What a sweet & enjoyable way to end the summer before your fall semester ;) Never got to try poutine but it looks mighty good! Can't get over how adorable the animals are :) Fun fun pics!!
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  6. Oh what a cute little farm and the fair also looks awesome. I'm sure you had a wonderful time! Thanks for your lovely comment, that is so exciting that you will be going to Asia, I've never been there! xoxo
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    I was wondering if we could follow each other. It would be great, just let me know :)

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  10. What a lovely way to close out the summer with fun things to do and yummy things to eat!
    Totally dying over the cute sleeping bunnies and that droolicious looking poutine!

    Rowena @ rolala loves

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  11. What a lovely selection of photos. Enjoy the end of summer. I am following you back now.

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  13. great post.. the last day of summer is always sad..but with this pictures you make it greattt. let's follow each other???? kissessss
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  14. Thanks for following. I followed back :)

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  15. Aww, this seems like such a fun day! You and your man are the cutest!

    Xo, Hannah

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  16. looks like a fun day!

    thanks for the lovely comment<3

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  17. The poutine made my stomach grumble. real bad. The fair looks so fun and it seems your date went well!:D Makes me want to go to a fair now. AHAHA

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  18. You have a lovely blog and Im glad you had a great time! Thanks for stopping by my blog, it means a lot!
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