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event: Lecture Series

The annual Lecture Series presented by the Lake Country Museum & Archives features topics on human or natural history. Lectures are usually held at the Community Complex (George Elliot Senior Secondary), 10241 Bottom Wood Lake Road, Lake Country, BC. or at the Okanagan Regional Library (Winfield branch), in the municipal building on Bottom Wood Lake Road, Lake Country.

POSTPONED due to COVID19. Please check back for updates. Workshop by Claire Smith-Burns and Mary Read from the Kelowna & District Genealogical Society Wednesday April 8,  7 – 9 pm. Join us at George Elliot Secondary School Library! Learn the... [Continue Reading]

Click to enlarge image. POSTPONED due to COVID19. Please check back for updates. Join us at George Elliot Secondary School Library in Lake Country, BC to learn about Okanagan history presented by Dr. Duane Thomson over five evenings. April 1,... [Continue Reading]

Trail North This lecture takes place on October 23 at 6:30 pm The Okanagan Trail of 1858-68 and its origins in British Columbia and Washington. An historical overview of the ancient trail through the Okanagan Valley that has served as... [Continue Reading]

This lecture will take place on October 23 at 7:00 pm. Duane Thomson of the Lake Country Museum and Archives will take you on a visual tour of Lake Country, from the earliest days of the Okanagan Syilx people’s traditional... [Continue Reading]

Duane Thomson of the Lake Country Museum and Archives will take you on a visual tour of Lake Country, from the earliest days of the Okanagan Syilx people’s traditional fishing sites and summer villages, to the first ranchers and settlers,... [Continue Reading]

A series of presentations by Dr. Duane Thomson of the Lake Country Museum & Archives discussing the early history of the interior of British Columbia. The presentations will include document studies. Registration is required. Code: 0418.088 Presenter: Dr. Duane Thomson,... [Continue Reading]

A presentation by Laura Neame, archivist of the Lake Country Museum & Archives, will take you on a visual tour of Lake Country, from the earliest days of the Okanagan Syilx people’s traditional fishing sites and summer villages, to the... [Continue Reading]

To the Manor born. An introduction to the historic Fintry Estate and the traditions surrounding an English Manor House The Fintry Estate is located on the west side of Okanagan Lake between Kelowna and Vernon within the BC Provincial Park. This... [Continue Reading]

As part of their lecture series the Lake Country Museum & Archives and the Okanagan Regional Library present Gibson Heritage House with Rosemary Carter. Learn about the rich history of Gibson House, from its building in 1912 and the many uses... [Continue Reading]