Archive of posts tagged "museum"

Halloween Activities at Local Historic Sites Around Vancouver


Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 — 10:29am PDT
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At least a century of stories spill from the shadows and dark corners of some of our region’s most historic sites and they’re hosting some very special events this Halloween to tell their tales (and have some fun). Britannia Mine Museum What: Spoo-ook-tacular Halloween Weekend Where: Britannia Mine Museum (1 Forbes Way, Britannia Beach) When: […]

Music at the Museum: Free at the Surrey Museum This Summer


Monday, July 11th, 2016 — 9:44am PDT
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The Surrey Museum is bringing back Music at the Museum this summer, with a free concert on Wednesday, July 20th from 6:30 to 8:30pm. Grab your lawn chair, kick off your shoes, dance on the lawn, and enjoy music from the Genuine Jug Band. Music at the Museum Typical of the museum, the lively event […]

Family Fun Day at Britannia Mine Museum


Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016 — 7:29pm PDT
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Britannia Mine Museum is taking part in BC Mining Week by hosting a Family Fun Day on Saturday, May 14th. This special event is focused on recognizing the contributions of modern mining to British Columbians. Family Fun Day at Britannia Mine Museum At Family Fun Day, visitors of all ages can enjoy various entertaining activities […]

Spring Break at 3 National Historic Sites Near Vancouver


Thursday, March 10th, 2016 — 2:29pm PDT
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Discover the past and enjoy unique family-friendly activities at some of our local National Historic Sites near Vancouver this Spring Break. Britannia Mine Museum, Britannia Beach What: Spring Break at the Britannia Mine Museum When: March 19th to 27th, 2016 Spring Break Programming: Daily hands-on activities and events featuring historical photo talks, preview demos behind […]

Seattle Museum Month


Friday, January 15th, 2016 — 10:45am PDT
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For every city John and I visit, we enter at least one museum. In the spring it was the Concord Museum in Massachusetts (with artifacts from writers like Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau), then it was the The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York (where we looked up a painting by Iowa […]

An American History Walking Tour in Concord, Massachusetts


Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 — 3:29pm PDT
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Not a day goes by that I don’t see an Emerson or Thoreau quote on Instagram. “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”; “Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.”; and one of my favourites: Concord, Massachusetts is home […]