Events & Programs of the Lake Country Museum
Lake Country offers many Programs and Events throughout the year. They will be showcased here, as well as on the Blog and on Facebook.
To see specific events, please access the Events bar at the left: CentrePiece, Contests, Lecture Series, etc.
To see which Events are featured in a specific month or year please use the Calendar Bar above.
BC Heritage Week Scavenger HuntFeb 17, 2020 to Feb 23, 2020
Bring the family during Heritage Week February 17 – 23 and discover BC history at the Lake Country Museum & Archives. Search and find your history, your neighbourhood, and your family. Children and adults undertake a scavenger hunt, colour Lake Country pages, play games and learn about the Okanagan. FREE BC Family Day. Regular admission $5 individual, $10 family.[Continue Reading]
Family Day Weekend Scavenger Hunt - FreeFeb 15, 2020 to Feb 18, 2020
We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia for BC Family Day.
The Province of British Columbia has provided the Lake Country Heritage and Cultural Society a grant in support of our free, community Family Day event. To learn more visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/governments/celebrating-british-columbia/bc-family-day
School ProgramsSep 1, 2012 to Jun 30, 2020
Educators at Lake Country Museum are pleased to co-operate with the schools of Lake Country BC by providing school programs and tours of the Museum. Please contact the Lake Country Museum & Archives at 250-766-0111 to make arrangements.
- Guided Tour – Explore Lake Country’s early history through a guided tour of the Museum, Annex, and Wentworth Cabin, with a hands-on look at items that once belonged to our early settlers. (Duration 60 minutes)
- Self-guided Tour and Scavenger Hunt – The Museum offers a self-guided tour and several scavenger hunts for students of different age levels. (Duration 30 – 60 minutes)
- Our Community Then and Now – Students visit three activity stations as they learn about the community’s settlers from as far back as the late 1800s and how they lived. This program includes student puzzle sheets and a hands-on activity. (Duration 90 minutes)
- Custom Programs – Custom programs are available on a variety of themes. Please contact us to arrange a program or research study to match your students’ learning outcomes.