Geology Tours Day 2
Aug
25
9:30 AM09:30

Geology Tours Day 2

See the beautiful Summerland landscape from the perspective of the knowledgeable and entertaining local geologist Dr. Kathleen Jagger. Discover the geological treasures of our area.

Bus services graciously provided by Ogopogo Tours.

Pre-register via:

250-494-9395

info@summerlandmuseum.org

or in person at 9521 Wharton St.

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Strike It Rich!
Aug
14
10:30 AM10:30

Strike It Rich!

Children can join us at the Summerland Museum for a day of being rich. They will learn about the local plants that make living here so wonderful and participate in a plant dissection. Then they will live the life of a gold miner by learning about the gold rush and panning for gold nuggets.

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Geology Tours Day 1
Aug
11
9:30 AM09:30

Geology Tours Day 1

See the beautiful Summerland landscape from the perspective of the knowledgeable and entertaining local geologist Dr. Kathleen Jagger. Discover the geological treasures of our area.

Bus services graciously provided by Ogopogo Tours.

Pre-register via:

250-494-9395

info@summerlandmuseum.org

or in person at 9521 Wharton St.

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Picture This!
Aug
7
10:30 AM10:30

Picture This!

Children can join us at the Summerland Museum to explore our new exhibit on pioneer photographer Mary Spencer and learn about how she captured one of the most famous photos in Canadian history. They will develop their knowledge about the history of photography and make their own prints and camera obscuras.

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History, Mystery, and Local Lore
Jul
15
to Jul 19

History, Mystery, and Local Lore

  • Summerland Musem and archives (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This summer program is run at the Summerland Museum through the Summerland Community Arts Council. This program will stimulate children’s love of history by introducing them to Summerland’s rich history through fun activities like creating bee hotels, making fossils, learning morse code, and panning for gold. It runs from July 15th to 19th from 10 am to noon.

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Summerland Story Detectives
Jul
3
10:30 AM10:30

Summerland Story Detectives

Children can join us at the Summerland Museum and become story detectives. They will hear stories about Summerland and its inhabitants and investigate to find out if the stories are true or made-up. Afterwards, they will try their hand at writing their own stories about Summerland. Children will experience Summerland’s history through spooky, silly, and exciting stories!

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Summerland's War Brides
Nov
24
1:30 PM13:30

Summerland's War Brides

  • Summerland Museum and Archives Society (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Summerland is still home to at least six of the over 40 war brides that settled in Summerland. Come and learn more, see a special video that was created in honour of these brides, and have an opportunity to hear their stories.

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Summerland Rocks!
Aug
2
10:30 AM10:30

Summerland Rocks!

Join us for our Summer History Programs! Focusing on subjects like the Kettle Valley Railway, pioneer life, geology and World War One, these one-hour programs are designed to get children engaging with Summerland’s rich history and the museum environment.

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Fruit-Full Beginnings
Jul
20
10:30 AM10:30

Fruit-Full Beginnings

Join us for our Summer History Programs! Focusing on subjects like the Kettle Valley Railway, pioneer life, geology and World War One, these one-hour programs are designed to get children engaging with Summerland’s rich history and the museum environment.

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Appraisal Day
Apr
14
10:00 AM10:00

Appraisal Day

Do you have antiques or art that you've always wanted to know more about or find out their value? If so, come to the Summerland Museum to discover more about your prized possessions with Peter and Marian Blundell, accredited appraisers.

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Vimy Ridge Presentation by Paul Randall
Apr
7
1:00 PM13:00

Vimy Ridge Presentation by Paul Randall

Commemorate the anniversary of the battle of Vimy Ridge (April 9-12, 1917) by coming to this exciting presentation. Paul Randall will explore the origin and events around this momentous battle and its local connection, as well as dispel myths of Vimy Ridge and look at the symbolism behind the Vimy Ridge Memorial. Plus, he will talk about the upcoming exhibit called Summerland Remembers the Defenders of the Empire. This is the first of a series of lectures on World War One.

The presentation will be from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at the Summerland Museum. Admission is by donation. For more information, email Claire Macdonald at info@summerlandmuseum.org or call 250.494.9395.

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Screening of "A RIVER FILM"
Mar
21
to Mar 24

Screening of "A RIVER FILM"

  • Summerland Museum & Archives Society (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

In celebration of Canada's Water Week, we will be screening "A RIVER FILM" at 1:00 PM on March 21, 22, 23, and 24. "A RIVER FILM" is a 40-minute documentary that looks at the complex relationships between people, fish, upland species, and the wider Columbia Basin. A trailer of the film can be watched HERE.   

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Exploring Family History Workshop
Feb
19
7:00 PM19:00

Exploring Family History Workshop

Are you interested in exploring your family history? Then this interactive workshop is for you! With presenter Judith Chidlow, Program Director at the South Okanagan Genealogical Society, learn how to discover who you are, where you come from, and unlock your family stories.

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