Haig-Brown Festival

On Sunday, September 25, 2022, Rivers Day, join us on the banks of the Campbell River for a gathering that celebrates community with live music, …

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Climate Challenges & the Future of Gardens

Climate Challenges and the Future of Gardens – Brian Minter October 2, 2pm, at the Tidemark Theatre. We’re all experiencing the new realities of our …

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Teddy Bear Picnic

September 24 from noon to 2pm we have a special picnic planned for the grounds of the Haig-Brown House… it’s a Teddy Bear Picnic! This …

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Re-Naming British Columbia

In continuing our series exploring local place names, we wanted to take a closer look at the history of the name “British Columbia” in time …

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The Symbolism of the Flag on Canada Day

The Canadian flag has in the past been used to represent not only the country but also the government, and has been a symbol of …

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Summer Camps 2022

This summer the Museum at Campbell River will be offering 4 week-long summer camps for kids aged 7-11. The camps are from 9am – noon …

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A Long Journey

The most recent exhibition at the Museum, Cecil Dawson: Standing in the Gap, has been many years in the making.  I am not referring to …

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Love Letters to a City

If you lived in Campbell River in the 1980s then no doubt you are familiar with the story of the Sundancer.  On the night of …

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Christmas Feasts

Winter holiday traditions vary through time and across cultures, but one common thread that seems to run through them is food.  During the festive holiday …

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Mountain Memorials

We have in the past year featured articles about the history of place naming in our community, specifically focusing on street names.  One street name …

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Genealogy Research in Campbell River

Have you ever wanted to explore your family history? Does genealogy interest you? The Museum, the Library and the Genealogy Society teamed up to bring …

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The Union Steamships

I was never someone fascinated with ships.  Despite this, when I began to take a deeper look into the history of the Discovery Islands, I …

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