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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.

Annual General Meeting

Apr 2, 2020

POSTPONED due to COVID19. Please check back for updates.

Join  us  at  the Lake Country Heritage and Cultural Society Annual  General  Meeting  Thursday  April  2, 2020 at 9 am – District of Lake Country Office.

Everyone Welcome!

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School Programs

Sep 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.

  1. 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)
  2. 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)
  3. 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)
  4. 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.

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Introduction to Genealogy

Apr 8, 2020

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 first steps in effective and efficient family history research, including tips on organization, basic records, DNA testing and online information. The program includes a hands-on exercise.
Cost: $30 + tax
Register through the 2020 Spring/Summer Lake Country Activity Guide
CODE: 0420.104
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A Short History of the Okanagan Valley

Apr 1, 2020 to May 13, 2020

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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, 22, 29 and May 6 and 13

7-8:30 pm $75 + tax for all 5 lectures. Register through the Lake Country Activity Guide 2020 Spring/Summer CODE: 0420.105

Below is the Lesson 1 guide. Check back prior to the next lesson for Lesson 2, 3, 4 and 5.

Lesson 1 Lecture Series 2020 D Thomson

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