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August 2019

Cemetery Tours

August 21 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on June 19,2019 at 9:00am

One event on June 29,2019 at 9:00am

One event on July 17,2019 at 9:00am

One event on July 20,2019 at 9:00am

One event on July 31,2019 at 9:00am

One event on August 10,2019 at 9:00am

One event on August 21,2019 at 9:00am

Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery, 1991 Bernard Avenue
Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 9V7 Canada

Join local historian Bob Hayes and Kelowna Museums for a walk through the past. Meet people and hear stories from early Kelowna. Each tour will focus on a different area of the cemetery. $5 per person For more information, please contact: Jen at 250.868.4836 [email protected]

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Kelowna’s Amusing Past Opening Celebration

August 21 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Okanagan Heritage Museum, 470 Queensway Avenue
Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 6S7 Canada

Join us as we celebrate the characters, places and stories that make up Kelowna's Amusing Past with a fun-filled afternoon of carnival snacks, games, magic and local royalty! By donation Click here to learn more about the exhibition For more information, please contact: Jen at…

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Lake Tales: A Walking Tour

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 29,2019

One event on July 20,2019 at 10:00am

One event on August 3,2019 at 10:00am

One event on August 17,2019 at 10:00am

One event on August 31,2019 at 10:00am

Okanagan Heritage Museum, 470 Queensway Avenue
Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 6S7 Canada

Is Okanagan Lake a good home for Ogopogo?  You decide as we explore the geology, the syilx connection to n̓x̌a?x̌?itkw, and our changing use of the lake. This outdoor walking tour is approx. 1.5km. $5 per person | Free for members For more information, please contact:…

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Dino Days

August 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on August 24,2019 at 10:00am

Okanagan Heritage Museum, 470 Queensway Avenue
Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 6S7 Canada

Become a paleontologist for the day and dig up some fun with Kelowna Museums! Paleontologist puzzles, real fossils and more will have you roaring with glee. This special event is sponsored by CUPE Local 338. All family programs are designed for caregivers to stay and…

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Dino Days

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on August 24,2019 at 10:00am

Okanagan Heritage Museum, 470 Queensway Avenue
Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 6S7 Canada

Become a paleontologist for the day and dig up some fun with Kelowna Museums! Paleontologist puzzles, real fossils and more will have you roaring with glee. This special event is sponsored by CUPE Local 338. All family programs are designed for caregivers to stay and…

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Walking Through Time

August 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until August 27,2019

One event on July 13,2019 at 10:00am

One event on July 27,2019 at 10:00am

One event on August 10,2019 at 10:00am

Okanagan Heritage Museum, 470 Queensway Avenue
Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 6S7 Canada

Join us on an outdoor walking tour as we explore the people, the stories, and a few surprises of downtown Kelowna. This tour is approx. 1.5km $5 per person | Free for members For more information, please contact: Jen at 250.868.4836 [email protected]

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Lake Tales: A Walking Tour

August 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 29,2019

One event on July 20,2019 at 10:00am

One event on August 3,2019 at 10:00am

One event on August 17,2019 at 10:00am

One event on August 31,2019 at 10:00am

Okanagan Heritage Museum, 470 Queensway Avenue
Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 6S7 Canada

Is Okanagan Lake a good home for Ogopogo?  You decide as we explore the geology, the syilx connection to n̓x̌a?x̌?itkw, and our changing use of the lake. This outdoor walking tour is approx. 1.5km. $5 per person | Free for members For more information, please contact:…

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Lake Tales: A Walking Tour

August 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 29,2019

One event on July 20,2019 at 10:00am

One event on August 3,2019 at 10:00am

One event on August 17,2019 at 10:00am

One event on August 31,2019 at 10:00am

Okanagan Heritage Museum, 470 Queensway Avenue
Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 6S7 Canada

Is Okanagan Lake a good home for Ogopogo?  You decide as we explore the geology, the syilx connection to n̓x̌a?x̌?itkw, and our changing use of the lake. This outdoor walking tour is approx. 1.5km. $5 per person | Free for members For more information, please contact:…

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September 2019

Nakulamen series: syilx (Okanagan) Traditional Plant Use Walking Tour

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 5,2019 at 10:00am

Laurel Packinghouse, 1304 Ellis Street
Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada V1Y 1Z8 Canada

Stroll from the Laurel Packinghouse to the Rotary Marsh with syilx knowledge carriers as they teach about traditional plant use in the Okanagan. This two hour tour will include traditional food snacks and a hands-on tule-mat activity. $15 per person Click here for tickets -…

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Draw By Night – Kelowna’s Amusing Past

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Okanagan Heritage Museum, 470 Queensway Avenue
Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 6S7 Canada

Kelowna Museums is happy to host the next Draw By Night party! Drawing will be set up amongst the new exhibit "Kelowna's Amusing Past", where participants will be inspired and draw from the Okanagans' bygone amusement parks, entertainment centres and festivals. This event is free…

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October 2019

Nakulamen series: syilx (Okanagan) Traditional Plant Use Walking Tour

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 5,2019 at 10:00am

Laurel Packinghouse, 1304 Ellis Street
Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada V1Y 1Z8 Canada

Stroll from the Laurel Packinghouse to the Rotary Marsh with syilx knowledge carriers as they teach about traditional plant use in the Okanagan. This two hour tour will include traditional food snacks and a hands-on tule-mat activity. $15 per person Click here for tickets -…

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Nakulamen series: Fall Harvest Ceremonies and Feasting

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Okanagan Heritage Museum, 470 Queensway Avenue
Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 6S7 Canada

Participants will explore how various First Nations give thanks through gatherings, ceremonies and feasting. Particular attention will be paid to local syilx (Okanagan) practices. This workshop will include the origins of Thanksgiving, agricultural practices of First Nations, the Four Food Chiefs, making trail mix and…

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November 2019

Nakulamen series: Traditional Shelters

November 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Okanagan Heritage Museum, 470 Queensway Avenue
Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 6S7 Canada

Take a journey with us exploring the traditional shelters and lifestyles of First Nations’ from around Turtle Island, with a particular focus on syilx (Okanagan). Participants will make their own edible shelters (that the kids will love to eat!). $15 per adult $7.50 per child…

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Nakulamen series: Natural Dye and Rawhide

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Okanagan Heritage Museum, 470 Queensway Avenue
Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 6S7 Canada

Decorate your own rawhide necklace or keychain using natural dye made from Oregon grape! In this workshop the process of making natural dye from plants will be taught in a hands-on activity. $15 per adult $7.50 per child Click here for tickets For more information,…

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December 2019

Nakulamen series: Native Tree Ornaments

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Okanagan Heritage Museum, 470 Queensway Avenue
Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 6S7 Canada

Join us for a family fun morning decorating your own tree ornaments. Themes include buckskin gloves, ribbon shirts and dresses, stylish coyotes, as well as mini teepees and canoes. $15 per adult $7.50 per child Click here for tickets For more information, please contact: Jen…

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