Haig-Brown House Writing Retreats

This January through March, four emerging local writers will be participating in a writing retreat program at the Haig-Brown House.  They have each been partnered …

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Lucky Jim Mine

When most people think of BC gold rushes they think of Barkerville, the Fraser River and the Cariboo.  Few would automatically think of Vancouver Island.  …

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Stories with Santa

Santa has been sneaking into the Museum after hours to readfor all of the good boys and girls.  Join us from December 20-24 on Facebook …

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The Christmas Tree

“Just before Christmas we went out into the woods, cut down a fir tree and brought it home so alive still that the warm house …

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‘Twas the wreck of the Northwestern

T’was December 14th on the chilly North Island, Where mountains meet valley and ocean meets dryland, The sheep were in bed, and so were the …

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Giving Tuesday – Adopt an Artifact

Tuesday December 1 is Giving Tuesday – a global movement for giving and volunteering.  Regardless of what is going on outside of the walls of …

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Step Into Wilderness

December 8 at 7pm join the Museum at Campbell River and the authors of this spectacular new book for a virtual event featuring stories and …

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Our Cenotaph

As November approaches, and we start to see people wearing poppies on their coats, it is important to reflect and remember the impact that major …

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Big Rock’s Halloween Costume

October 1986 will probably go down in history as the year of Campbell River’s greatest prank.  It was the year that Les Antonelli and Steve …

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Trivia Trek: Willow Point

Willow Point has long been considered a desirable place to live. Long before newcomers came to this area, there was a large indigenous settlement, and …

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Trivia Trek: Pier Street

This stretch of Pier Street, also referred to as the ‘Historic Mile,’ was Campbell River’s original business district. Businesses were concentrated here because of the …

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Trivia Trek: Downtown

Most of what is today the downtown centre of Campbell River was once owned and farmed by the Thulin family.  They purchased the property from …

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