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June 2017
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Kids Day

June 10 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Creston Museum, 219 Devon St.
Creston, BC V0B 1G3 Canada
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You are formally invited to our day of non-stop activities! It's all about the kids...actual kids, and your inner kid! (parents are encouraged to participate too...) Activity stations will highlight the skills necessary to start a life in a brand new farm town! Be a barber and shave a balloon, or pan for gold* like a prospector, or perhaps work a harrow across the lawn (or if you prefer be the team pulling the harrow!), plant some seeds...and that's just…

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$5.00

LiveHistory School Workshops

June 21 @ 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Creston Museum, 219 Devon St.
Creston, BC V0B 1G3 Canada
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Have you ever wished you could step back in time and visit history? We have a way: an interactive history-theatre workshop at the Creston Museum. It's an opportunity to learn about local history in an all-new light! Workshops include hands on experiences in site specific theatre, mystery building, artifact identification, history lessons, and a Q+A with LiveHistory members. Workshops cover education in math, patterns, visual arts, history, and much more. There will be two school-oriented workshops available: Grades 3,4,5 Maximum…

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$10

LiveHistory Interactive History Theatre

June 21 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Creston Museum, 219 Devon St.
Creston, BC V0B 1G3 Canada
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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to step into a different time than your own? Even just for a little while?  We know a way you can find out – on Wednesday, June 21. It’s almost closing time at the Creston Museum, when you happen across a strange person, dressed in period clothing and appearing terribly confused. It seems a person from Creston’s past has stumbled into our own time! The objects on display seem to trigger…

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$5.00

Stories from the Cemetery

June 24 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

A special look at the history of the Creston Valley - through the stories of the people who built our communities. This very popular cemetery tour introduces you to some of the founders and founding families of the Creston Valley. Learn about the challenges they faced and the triumphs they enjoyed; explore their daily lives and the growth of the communities they lived in - and investigate the strange story of Pioneer Cemetery itself. $5 per person. Space is limited;…

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July 2017
$5.00

Gossip Tours of Downtown Creston

July 4 @ 10:00 AM - August 26 @ 11:00 AM
Visitor Info Center, 121 Northwest Blvd
Creston, British Columbia V0B 1G0 Canada
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Get your morning fresh air...and get the scoop! Join our lovely time travelling visitor for all the dirt on the town back in their day, and learn a little about history in the process! All ages welcome, tour covers aprox. 10 blocks.   Tuesday - Saturday through the summer (July 4 to August 26th) 10:00am-11:00am Group meets inside the Visitor Info Center

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Pioneer Lessons/Lessons in the Schoolhouse

July 4 @ 2:00 PM - August 25 @ 3:00 PM
Creston Museum, 219 Devon St.
Creston, BC V0B 1G3 Canada
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Come join us in our homestead for an afternoon of old fashioned skills! There is no end to the things we will learn... make a yummy baking recipe with a little good old fashioned elbow grease, get that laundry cleaned and mended as fast as you can! Maybe make yourself a pair of cozy mittens for the cold weather? Polish up your readin', writin', and 'rithmetic in the schoolhouse, try and beat your classmates at a game of memory, and…

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History Picnics

July 8 @ 11:00 AM - August 26 @ 1:00 PM
Creston Museum, 219 Devon St.
Creston, BC V0B 1G3 Canada
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Sometimes it's nice to keep it low key, and that's what History Picnics are all about! Bring a lunch (home made or store bought, we don't judge) and enjoy our gorgeous park-like court yard and simply enjoy your afternoon in the sun, or you can listen in on a presentation featuring a fun or intriguing historical topic! Chat with an old time farmer, learn how tin-type photography works (and possibly take one of your own home!)...and that is just the…

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August 2017

Annual Afternoon Tea

August 12 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

THE ROYALS ARE COMING! THE ROYALS ARE COMING! We want you to celebrate the buzz with us at our tea party! Dressing up in your finest is highly encouraged for a re-enactment of the visit of His Royal Highness Edward, Prince of Wales when he came through Creston as part of his tour of Western Canada in 1919! Join us on the patio for served tea and dainties while enjoying special performance! All ages welcome. Seatings at 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 PM.…

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Evening in the Courtyard

August 26 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

It's our favourite way to wrap up the summer! We gather some of the best food & drinks in the valley, cover the patio in sparkle lights, and watch a classic flick under the stars for a classy and unforgettable evening! Sponsored by local producers, you will have the opportunity to sample food from a wide variety of growers and producers all through Creston, and may even get a chance to meet the people behind the product over a glass…

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September 2017
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Grad Reunion Classic Car Cruise

September 16 @ 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Creston Museum, 219 Devon St.
Creston, BC V0B 1G3 Canada
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Classic Packards in a special display at the Creston Museum's grounds, 2012 We're wrapping up our main summer season in fine style this Saturday! You may have heard - there is a big grad reunion in town this weekend. And a whole bunch of them are coming to visit the Museum. In classic cars. Which will be parked on the Museum's lawn for all to enjoy. So you should - come down and enjoy them, that…

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