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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.

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 […]... [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 […]... [Continue Reading]

By Paige Hohmann and Chris Ives Often, archives are viewed as esoteric, ephemeral, and largely inaccessible. The image of an intrepid researcher finding obscure treasure previously “lost” to history in […]... [Continue Reading]

“The Vernon Museum will host a community discussion next month on the kind of items curators are interested in adding to their collection. When people downsize or inherit family items, […]... [Continue Reading]

By Margaret Carruthers1 First established in the 1950s, Gable Road begins at Carr’s Landing Road and ends at Gable Beach on Okanagan Lake. The road is named for the Gabel […]... [Continue Reading]

This Heritage Marker, at the junction of Woodsdale and Lodge roads, is the third featured site along the Okanagan Rail Trail.1  The Thomas Wood Ranch dominated the flats at the […]... [Continue Reading]

The research, design and construction of five heritage markers along the Okanagan Rail Trail is a project of the Lake Country Museum & Archives. It is supported by the Province […]... [Continue Reading]

In the near future our Lake Country Museum & Archives will be rolling out new marker panels celebrating our area’s short but rich history. These will be welcome additions to […]... [Continue Reading]

This year’s recipient of the Arnold Award is Alexandra McAllister, a recent graduate of George Elliot Secondary School in Lake Country. The Award was presented by Eleanor Geen, vice-president of […]... [Continue Reading]