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

Summerland's War Brides

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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"

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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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