There are two big events in BC this weekend:
- Canada Parks Day (all over BC)
- Billy Barker Days (Quesnel)
Here’s a brief recap:
Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites
Join the Juan de Fuca Ramblers for a 10 km walk that runs through the byways of Colwood and finishes with a loop through the historic sites.
Fort St. James National Historic Site
Salmon Day! Taste salmon lunch! Judge an Iron-Chef cookoff-learn the significance of salmon for First Nations & traders & help in salmon conservation
Glacier National Park
Interpretive walks and performances, new exhibits, family activities and the Friends $1.25 BBQ.
Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve (Chilliwack)
Come and join us at our beautiful Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve for a fun filled day of nature walks, adventures, crafts and activities!
Pacific Rim National Park Reserve – Wickaninnish Interpretive Centre
What type of explorer are you? Want to go camping but not sure where to start? Join us for a fun day of events and activities.
Billy Barker Days
The other big event in BC this weekend must be Billy Barker Days in Quesnel. BC’s largest free festival, Billy Barker Days will be held at Lebourdais Park (adjacent to the Quesnel Museum) in Quesnel, in the heart of BC’s historic Cariboo Country.
Kaslo continues to host Manifest Destiny: the Art of Angela Sterritt at the Langham Cultural Centre. Based in Vancouver BC, Sterritt has incorporated a First Nations aesthetic into her art.
Also ongoing is Castlegar’s Kootenay Gallery of Art presentation of Cultural Path: Faculty Collections from Selkirk College.
Golden: We Call This Home at the Art Gallery of Golden (AGOG) features a selection of posters that recreate the classic look of early 20th Century advertisements.
Kimberley’s Underground Mining Railway Tours offer express train rides this weekend.