Pemberton Museum Events

Events

The museum site has many ongoing programs and events over the year. Watch this page for up and coming events.

Wonder what else is going on in town?  Check out the Pemberton Tourism App for up to date community event info throughout the year.

Movie Night 2017

The Museum will present a screening of the Night of the Living Dead on Friday, October 27th from 7-9pm. There will be popcorn and drinks. Ages 16 and up. Entrance is $5. Dress up as zombies and get your chills on.

Night Of The Living Dead Poster

Halloween Event 2017

As the days begin to get shorter and autumn chills the air, the museum will be getting ready for Halloween. The museum will be hosting another Halloween Event for children under the age of 12 on Saturday Oct 28th.
There will be hot dogs, marshmallows and hot cocoa to warm little hands and toes. There will be some spooky activities for kids including the Spooky School House, The Scary Shop Keeper and a Freaky Scavenger Hunt. Bring your already carved Jack-O-Lantern to the judges and to see if yours is the spookiest of them all! Prizes for best costume per age group will be handed out after the Jack-O-Lanterns are judged at 2:30pm. Join us at the museum on Oct 28th from 12-3pm and Get Your Spook On Early!

Halloween Sign2017

Tea & Tales 2017

The popular Tea & Tales program runs Tues July 11th to August 22nd every Tuesday from 2 to 4 PM.  Admission is $2. This year's theme is "Canada 150" and will feature local presenters and topics on Pemberton history in the context of Canada's 150th birthday.

July 11th: Pemberton Valley 1957 – The Movie watch video
July 18th: Mt. Currie Schools - Saving Lil’wat Language and Culture with Mámaya7 (Lois Joseph) and Tsínay̓a7 (Georgina Nelson) watch video
July 25th: The Seed Potato Story with Roxy Kuurne watch video
Aug 01st: The Gold Rush! & Canada in 1858 watch video
Aug 8th: Walking Lil’wat Traditional Territory with Yaqalatqa7 (Johnny Jones) watch video
August 15th: Pemberton in the World News with Eric Andersen watch video
August 22nd: A Few Rivers Run Through It – Flood Control in Pemberton with Brenda McLeod watch video

  

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Canada 150

We will have special activites and events on site this summer to help local residents connect with Canadian history.  Watch this page for some fun online activities.

Looking for some fun activities to celebrate Canada's 150th? Below are some fun, Canadian history worksheets. Click on the links to print.

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Women's Institute Annual Strawberry Tea June 27, 2017

Come out to the museum on Tuesday for the Strawberry Tea, which is hosted annually by the Pemberton Women’s Institute. They will be serving tea, and shortcake topped with Pemberton valley strawberries and whipped cream. 

shortcake

Children's Art Festival

Come and Join us on June 30th, Friday 1-4pm for the presentation of the Children’s Art Program hosted by the Arts Council. There will also be some refreshments, crafts and entertainment. Everyone is welcome to help decorate the float for the Canada 150th celebration.      

Children 's Art Festival Poster 8x 11 Size

   

2008- 2015 Pemberton Museum Tea & Tales

Videos from the 2008-2015 Tea & Tales series have been moved to the Video Gallery.

Young girl at Pemberton Museum Tea and Tales

Tea & Tales Stuff

Tea & Tales 2009 - read notes from Shirley Henry's presentation on Pemberton Town Development 1950-2004.

Tea & Tales 2008- watch a short video of Gus Zurcher's Pioneer Memories.

Watch more videos in our video gallery.

Available for Private Events & Conferences

The museum site is available for private events. The site has been used for photography shoots, movies, small weddings, private dinners or luncheons. We have special rates for local not-for-profit groups.  Please contact us directly for rates and use agreement terms.