Archive of posts tagged "Gulf of Georgia Cannery"

Spring Break at 3 National Historic Sites Near Vancouver

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Discover the past and enjoy unique family-friendly activities at some of our local National Historic Sites near Vancouver this Spring Break. Britannia Mine Museum, Britannia Beach What: Spring Break at the Britannia Mine Museum When: March 19th to 27th, 2016 Spring Break Programming: Daily hands-on activities and events featuring historical photo talks, preview demos behind […]

Halloween Activities for Families at 3 Historic Sites

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At least a century of stories spill from the shadows and dark corners of some of our region’s most historic sites and they’re opening up on Halloween to tell their tales. Britannia Mine Museum What: Spoo-ook-tacular Halloween Where: Britannia Mine Museum (1 Forbes Way, Britannia Beach up the Sea to Sky) When: October 31st and […]

Ships to Shore Steveston 2014

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Richmond Days of Summer include many free family events this summer starting with Ships to Shore Steveston, the Steveston Salmon Festival, and Richmond’s Canada Day celebrations. Photo courtesy of Ships to Shore Ships to Shore Steveston Ships to Shore Steveston takes place Sunday, June 29, 2014 and Monday, June 30, 2014 from from 11:00am to […]

Happy Birthday Gulf of Georgia Cannery

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On this day in 1994, the Gulf of Georgia Cannery in Steveston celebrated its 100th birthday and re-opened to the public. After operations ceased at the cannery, it was purchased by the federal government in 1979 and development by Parks Canada was completed in the 1990s. Now 118 years old, this National Historic Site commemorates […]

An Afternoon in Steveston, Richmond

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Over the weekend John and I celebrated our 5 year wedding anniversary. Since we’ve been on the go so much, we decided to have a mini staycation and ended up staying in Richmond (following our attendance at the Sport BC banquet Thursday night). We had the most amazing room at the River Rock Casino Resort […]