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470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
250-287-3103 http://www.crmuseum.ca/index.php

March 2015

Canada’s Avian Carpenters Presentation

March 14, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9

Canada's Avian Carpenters Saturday, March 14th, 2015  Birders, individuals, students studying forestry, conservation, or biology and environmentally active groups or staff will be very interested in this upcoming presentation. On Saturday, March 14 from 1-2:30pm at teh Museum at Campbell River. John Neville will present Avian Carpenters: Canada's Woodpeckers.  Neville is Past President of BC Nature, and brings his enthusiasm for the topic of his talk based on a lifelong interest in birds which began in England. Neville is a…

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April 2015

Spring LEGO Days

April 11, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
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$5.00

Looking for something to do over the Spring Break?  Well there will be plenty of Lego action happening at the Museum! On Saturday, April 11 from 1 pm - 2:30 pm, the Museum will host the ever popular Lego Days. These days are a great way for kids to explore their creativity and have fun all together. Their creations are truly a new type of art form! Parents are free and welcome to join in the fun. The cost is…

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‘Hay Days of North Campbell River’ Documentary Showing

April 18, 2015 @ 2:30 pm
Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
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The Museum at Campbell River has been working in partnership with Shaw TV to produce a documentary film recording the memories of long time residents of North Campbell River. The premier of the film will be at the Museum on Saturday, April 18 at 2:30pm. The name of the documentary is "The Hay Days of North Campbell River" and its purpose is to capture the history of the community and record some of the changes that took place after the 1940s, when…

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5 Reasons We Need Healthy Working Oceans

April 27, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
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5 Reasons We Need Healthy Working Oceans April 27 at 8:00 pm at the Campbell River Museum, Board Room Living Oceans Society presents a FREE talk called "5 Reasons We Need Healthy Working Oceans". Come learn about the importance of healthy oceans, marine planning and protected areas. We'll also be giving out free handout cards and posters about our oceans!

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May 2015

Raincoast Chronicles Launches in CR

May 29, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
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FREE

Raincoast Chronicles Launches in Campbell River May 29th from 2:00 - 4:00 pm at the Museum At Campbell River  Join Peter A. Robson as he celebrates the release of his new book, Raincoast Chronicles 23: Harbour Publishing 40th Anniversary Edition. The presentation and book signing will take place at the Museum at Campbell River (470 Island Highway at 5th Avenue, Campbell River) on Friday, May 29 at 2:00pm. Admission is free.

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October 2015

John Neville Presentation

October 24, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
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John Neville Presentation Come watch and listen to an audio-visual presentation by John Neville, award winning Nature Recordist and Past President of BC Nature. When: October 24th from 1-2:30pm at the Museum at Campbell River. The presentation will include sounds, descriptions and behaviour of Bald Eagles, Black Oystercatcher, Fox Sparrow and Anna's Hummingbird to name a few. John will exhibit the biodiversity of the birds of our West Coast through the seasons using his own sound recordings and images from local photographers.

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Hallowe’en Lego Extravaganza

October 31, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
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On Saturday, October 31,  from 1-2:30 pm the Museum at Campbell River is holding their Hallowe'en Lego Extravaganza! It’s time to get ready for another Lego Day kids!   Use your imagination to create a Lego masterpiece from the hundreds of Lego pieces in the Museum collection.  See how spooky you can get! Great fun for everyone!  Cost is $5 per child. Recommended for ages 4 and up.  Call 250-287-3103 to register. Saturday, October 31,  from 1-4 pm is also Hallowe'en…

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November 2015

Local History Weekend

November 7, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
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On Saturday, November 7, from 1:00pm - 3:00pm, Bill Proctor and Yvonne Maximchuk will talk about their new book, Tide Rips and Back Eddies: Bill Proctor's Tales of Blackfish Sound (Harbour Publishing, $24.95).

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Local History Weekend

November 8, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
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On Sunday, November 8, from 1:00pm - 3:00pm, co-authors Christine Dickinson, Deborah Griffiths and Catherine Siba will give a presentation on their new book, Watershed Moments: A Pictorial History of Courtenay and District (Harbour Publishing, $34.95, co-written with Judy Hagen). Both of these events will feature book signings, with books available for purchase from the Museum at Campbell River.

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December 2015

CR Festival Of Trees

December 1, 2015 - December 31, 2015
Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
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This December, take a break from the bustle of the holiday season and come immerse youself in the Museum at Campbell River's Festival of Trees! The 20 decorated trees in our changing gallery will put a smile on your face and add a little twinkle to your day. Awards will be given for the trees that are the Most Unique, Most Traditional, & Best of Festival. During the festival, you can vote for your favourite tree, and then a People's Choice…

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CR Chamber – Jingle Mingle

December 1, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
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Its Jingle Mingle Time! When: Tuesday December 1, 2015 from 5:00 pm to 7:00pm Where: Museum at Campbell River, 470 Island Highway What: Prizes, Appetizers, Networking & Fun! Tickets: Members $10 and Non-members $20 Please join us for a festive holiday celebration and networking event at the Jingle Mingle event on December 1st. This event was a huge hit last year and we want to make sure you get this one on your calendar early so you can plan to…

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Christmas at the Museum & LEGO Day

December 5, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
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Christmas at the Museum & LEGO day! A magical Christmas celebration will take place at the Museum on December 5th from 1 to 4pm at the Campbell River Museum. You will have the chance to see the galleries decorated for the holidays and imagine Christmases of the past.  There will be music, Christmas crafts, stories and a visit from St. Nicholas. From 1 to 2:30pm there will be the opportunity to join in on Christmas Lego and decorate the Lego tree that…

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January 2016

Annual Train Show

January 30, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - January 31, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
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Annual Train Show at the Campbell River Museum Once again, the North Island Model Railroaders Club is bringing back their model train exhibits to the Museum.  Come see the miniature buildings, trains and scenery that never fail to fascinate people of all ages and find out why this hobby is popular all around the world. The ICATS (Island Construction and Trucking Show) will be demonstrating their radio controlled and battery powered equipment that includes excavators and front end loaders powered…

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March 2016

Floathouse & Logging Camps Speech

March 12, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
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Author to speak at Museum about her childhood living on a floathouse and in logging camps Floathouse living was a unique lifestyle that evolved on the British Columbia coast a hundred years ago.  This portable home base could be moved from one working location to another.  Living in these small dwellings, adjacent to rugged and isolated terrain, and dealing with the daily rise and fall of the tides presented many challenges. When Myrtle Siebert was a young girl she lived…

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Museum Celebrates Twinning with Ishikari

March 18, 2016 - May 30, 2016
Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
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Temporary Exhibit at the Museum celebrates Twinning with Ishikari The exhibit runs from March 18 to May 30, 2016.  An opening reception will be held for the exhibit on March 29 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm, and will be hosted by representatives of the Twinning Society.  Activities are planned that will contribute to the enrichment of the exhibit for the public. Suigyo No Majiwari is a Japanese proverb describing a special friendship of trust and faith, and is also the title of…

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Spring Break LEGO Day

March 31, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
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  Spring Break Lego Day is coming soon to the Museum at Campbell River! It's Spring Break and time to build 'cause busy kids will feel fulfilled! For just 5 bucks they can build houses, ships or trucks. So make the Museum your destination and part of your fun Spring Break narration! March 31 from 1-2:30 join us for another great Lego Day! Kids are $5 each and parents are free. To register or for more information contact the Museum…

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April 2016

CR Museum – ‘Invasives Walk’

April 23, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
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Learn about invasive plant species on a detective-themed walk with the Museum called “If Columbo Were of Criminal Mind” Join Roy Myers and the Museum and put your inner detective on the case!  On this walk you can investigate various invasive plants.  Consider various plot twists.  Devise a perfect death for them.  Finally, walk-about to look at potential victims.  This fun and light-hearted look at these aggressive aliens will be great way to spend 2 hours learning about what to…

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May 2016

Volunteer CR AGM

May 12, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
Free

Annual General Meeting followed by a presentation with Rhonda Teramura of Tremain Media on Non-Profit Social Media Engagement:Cost Effective Growing, Enhancing, and Retaining Relationships in the Modern Landscape. Door Prizes, Nibbles and Sips, Networking, Silent Auction! RSVP by June 13th. Doors open at 5 p.m.

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June 2016

Volunteer Campbell River AGM

June 20, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
FREE

Volunteer Campbell River will hold their AGM at the Museum of Campbell River on Monday, June 20th. The meeting will be followed by a 30 min. presentation with Tremain Media on Social Media for Non-profits! Doors open at 5:00 with the AGM starting at 5:30. Volunteers, organizations and board members welcome! Network, learn, take part in the silent auction, win door prizes! Please rsvp to mail@volunteercr.ca A Free event with donations gratefully accepted.

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October 2016

Boats in my Blood at the Museum

October 15, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
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Barrie Farrell built his first boat, an eight-foot rowboat, in his early teens using only an old hammer with one claw, a dull handsaw and a rusty block plane. By the time he was done in the late 1990s, Barrie had built over 300 commercial and sport fishing boats as well as pleasure boats and left a profound stamp on West Coast boat building. Boats in My Blood isn't just about the boats. Barrie also shares the story of his…

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Halloween at the Museum

October 29, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
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Little ghouls and goblins will delight in this spook-tacular Hallowe'en celebration at the Museum! See the decorated galleries and meet spirits from the past who will be lurking in the building. Enjoy crafts, storytelling, Lego and more! Everyone is encouraged to come in costume.

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November 2016

North Island Metis Interactive Exhibit

November 19, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
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Free

Interactive Exhibit on Metis Life will host 5 Interactive stations including traditional storytelling in the Dumont Teepee, collaborative art loom beading, traditional foods, hunting & gathering, HBC supply post and the history of the Metis flag & sash in the Larson teepee - along with 3 static displays. Join North Island Metis in their 20th Anniversary presentation of this unique cultural experience!

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Interactive Museum Exhibit on Metis Heritage & Culture

November 19, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
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North Island Metis Association is celebrating their 20th Anniversary and in celebration are hosting an Interactive Museum Exhibit on Metis Heritage & Culture. Saturday, November 19th from 10am till 5pm at the Museum at Campbell River!  We'll be hosting 5 Interactive stations including Traditional Storytelling in the Dumont Teepee, Collaberative Art Piece at the Loom Beading Station, Traditional Foods, Hunting & Gathering, HBC Supply Post and the history of the Metis Flag & Sash in the Larson Teepee - along with…

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Two Measures of This Precious Coast

November 24, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
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Two impassioned voices for environmental conservation will be joining together for an evening at the Tidemark Theatre in honour of early environmental activist and Campbell Riverite Roderick Haig-Brown. This is the seventh in the Annual Haig-Brown Memorial Lecture series, which has been a joint effort of the Campbell River Arts Council, the Museum at Campbell River, and the Haig-Brown Institute. This year’s event is called “Two Measures of this Precious Coast”. Andrew Nikiforuk will be presenting the lecture, “Why Haig-Brown…

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December 2016

Christmas at the Museum

December 3, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
$2

Tour the festively decorated galleries, enjoy Christmas crafts and stories, hear carols by the Campbell River Singers. The Lego will be out and we can't wait to see what you create to help us decorate the Lego tree! Don't forget to stop in to see Santa while you are here.

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Chestnuts and Carols

December 10, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
Free

Join us for Chestnuts and Carols on December 10th from 1pm to 4pm. The Campbell River Italian Cultural Society will be roasting chestnuts for guests to enjoy, and RainCoast Creative Performing Arts students will be bringing a Christmas vignette. The beautifully decorated Christmas trees will provide an elegant backdrop for the afternoon’s festivities. As a final touch, Santa will be making an appearance. This is a free family event. Hot Cider and goodies will be provided.

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February 2017

Boats in my Blood with Barrie Farrell

February 18, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
$7

Join Barrie Farrell for a reading and book signing for his new book Boats In My Blood: A Life in Boat Building (Harbour Publishing, $24.95), at the Museum on Campbell River (470 Island Highway) on Saturday February 18 at 1pm and costs $7 per person. Books will be for sale at the event from and the event is wheelchair accessible. Son of legendary boat builder Allen Farrell, Barrie Farrell built his first boat at thirteen (an eight-foot row boat) at…

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April 2017

Explore BC’s Utopian Communities

April 9, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
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With the release of the newly revised and expanded edition of The Promise of Paradise: Utopian Communities in British Columbia (Harbour Publishing, $24.95), author and photographer Andrew Scott will be presenting the fascinating history of intentional communities, including those throughout Vancouver Island, at the Museum at Campbell River on Sunday, April 9, 2017, from 1-3pm. The Promise of Paradise explores the many utopian communities that have sprung up—or disappeared—in British Columbia in the past 150 years. Some of these groups…

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October 2017

Hallowe’en at the Museum

October 20, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
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$2

Come find out why year after year the Museum at Campbell River is attracting young crowds for their Hallowe’en celebration. The galleries are decorated for the occasion and as you tour through you’ll meet friends from the past like Captain Vancouver and the old-time logger. The Float House Fortune Teller will be there to tell you what the future holds, and the Museum’s extensive Lego collection will be out so that you can create some creepy contraptions and haunting structures.…

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Artists on Site

October 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
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Free

As part of Campbell River's Christmas Gift Tour, visit the Museum at Campbell River on Saturday November 18 from 10-5. Artisans and vendors will have their wares for sale. From 11-3 there will be demos by 3 artists. Wayne Bell will be doing a Cedar Weaving Demos, Marcy Prior will be doing Linocut Printmaking demos, and Wood Carving demos with Robert Cecil.

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August 2018

Sybil Andrews Fun Friday

August 17, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
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The Museum at Campbell River’s weekly Fun Friday programs are back this summer! For the first time ever, we will be offering a program focused on Sybil Andrews, an internationally recognized modern artist and beloved local figure from Campbell River. The afternoon will include a tour of the current temporary exhibit 60: Collected Stories from the Museum at Campbell River, printmaking and an afternoon tea. Sybil Andrews has left an incredible legacy, and in this Fun Friday program, we hope…

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January 2019

Clayoquot Clean Up – Presentation

January 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
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Captain Josh Temple from the Coastal Restoration Society and the Clayoquot Clean Up association will be giving a presentation on his current and planned ocean clean up initiatives as well as habitat restoration and microplastics reduction.  Cermaq has partnered with Captain Temple on previous clean up projects, and has recently invested over $250,000 into a clean up project focusing on the Ahousaht Harbour and intertidal zone. We are building partnerships which support our goal of improving habitat and spawning grounds…

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July 2019

CR Museum Puppet Theatre

July 4 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
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$2.00

Learn about Campbell River’s history from the Museum’s famous puppets! A tradition since 1986, Museum puppet shows have been loved by all ages for over 30 years. Tuesdays and Thursdays From July 2nd - August 29th at 10:30 am and 1:30 pm Admission is $2 per person

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Fun Friday: Soyokaze

July 5
Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
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Step aboard the Soyokaze for a guided tour of the historic cod fishing boat. Fun activities and crafts to follow! 11:00 am & 2:00 pm at the Museum at Campbell River

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August 2019

CR Museum Puppet Theatre

August 20 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
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$2.00

Learn about Campbell River’s history from the Museum’s famous puppets! A tradition since 1986, Museum puppet shows have been loved by all ages for over 30 years. Tuesdays and Thursdays From July 2nd - August 29th at 10:30 am and 1:30 pm Admission is $2 per person

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CR Museum Puppet Theatre

August 22 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
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$2.00

Learn about Campbell River’s history from the Museum’s famous puppets! A tradition since 1986, Museum puppet shows have been loved by all ages for over 30 years. Tuesdays and Thursdays From July 2nd - August 29th at 10:30 am and 1:30 pm Admission is $2 per person

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CR Museum Puppet Theatre

August 27 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
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$2.00

Learn about Campbell River’s history from the Museum’s famous puppets! A tradition since 1986, Museum puppet shows have been loved by all ages for over 30 years. Tuesdays and Thursdays From July 2nd - August 29th at 10:30 am and 1:30 pm Admission is $2 per person

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CR Museum Puppet Theatre

August 29 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Museum At Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC V9W 4Z9
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$2.00

Learn about Campbell River’s history from the Museum’s famous puppets! A tradition since 1986, Museum puppet shows have been loved by all ages for over 30 years. Tuesdays and Thursdays From July 2nd - August 29th at 10:30 am and 1:30 pm Admission is $2 per person

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