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Community Events

Events and information that would be of interest to visitors to the Lake Country Museum & Archives’ website, especially those who reside in the Lake Country community.

Oyama during World War II The final featured Heritage Marker will be placed where the Okanagan Rail Trail crosses Oyama Road. Like the other markers in the series, this one was prepared with the assistance of a Canada 150 grant.... [Continue Reading]

Do any readers recognize students from this 1953 photograph of the Oyama Elementary School Christmas play? The Museum has been able to identify certain actors. The “King” was Wayne Townsend, but who is his Queen? The two dancing on the... [Continue Reading]

Indigenous Heritage Markers along Wood Lake and the Oyama isthmus Three Okanagan designed Heritage Markers, prepared largely by Ruby Alexis of the Okanagan Indian Band, are featured along the Okanagan Rail Trail.  As noted earlier, this project is supported by... [Continue Reading]

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Lake Country Heritage and Cultural Society will be held on Friday, April 13th, 2018 at the Carr’s Landing Room and Council Chambers at the District of Lake Country municipal building, 10150 Bottom Wood... [Continue Reading]

The fourth heritage marker panel examined in this series is entitled “Water before Rail,” dealing with the transport of fruit and other goods by water, roughly between the opening of the canal connecting Kalamalka and Wood lakes in 1908 and... [Continue Reading]

Heritage Week 2018 — Activities in Lake Country Come and celebrate Heritage Week at the Lake Country Museum and Archives! On Wednesday, February 21st there will be a variety of interactive children’s activities. Ages 3 – 11 will learn about... [Continue Reading]

Heritage Week 2018, February 19 – 25: Activities in the Central Okanagan Come and celebrate Heritage Week at the Lake Country Museum and Archives! On Wednesday, February 21st there will be a variety of interactive children’s activities. Ages 3 –... [Continue Reading]

Next week, February 19th to 25th is Heritage Week in Canada. The Lake Country Museum’s Community Stories on-line exhibition entitled: Applebox Belles, has been chosen to receive a COHS Heritage Award as a Special Heritage Project.  See below for the... [Continue Reading]