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Tea and Tales 2012
Starting in 2008, the museum has run a program called Tea & Tales each summer. Every Tuesday during July and August the museum hosts a tea with home baked treats and brings in a speaker to talk about various topics relating to Pemberton's History. The following videos are sections of each talk.
Tea & Tales - Modern Farming with Anna HelmerAnna Helmer is a Pemberton resident who works with her family on their organic farm. She talked about the challenges faced by farmers today and in the past, as well as highlighting how organic farms are different from conventional ones.
August 7 - 1940 FloodNiki Madigan, curator of the Pemberton Museum, read an account of the 1940 flood that was written by Francis Decker. The 1940 flood, also known as the great flood was a major event in Pemberton history. It had a huge impact on residents of the valley, as a result of it some settlers left the area forever.
August 14 - How to Pack a Horse with Bob MenzelFor Tea & Tales on August 14th Bob Menzel came in and demonstrated how to pack a horse. Bob is a long-time Pemberton resident who has been riding horses for most of his life, and whose family owns and operates Adventures on Horseback.
Aug 24 -Louis Potvin - Mtn FM & Other StoriesThis is an edited version of Louis Potvin's presentation about his personal history and the development of Mtn FM radio in the Sea to Sky Corridor. This was the last tale of the season at Pemberton Museum's Tea & Tale program which runs Tuesdays from 2-4pm in July & August annually.