Golden City Days activities at the Rossland Museum: Rossland’s Golden City Days celebration is quickly approaching, and we are so excited to be taking part in another weekend of festivities! Here at the museum, we’ll join the celebrations with special open-by-donation days from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on both Saturday, Sept. 9 and Sunday, Sept. 10 with crafts, activities, gold panning, and outdoor tours at 11 am and 3 pm! Learn more about the special events lined up for Golden City Days special events, including the town’s Fall Fair and classic Parade, at the Golden City Days or Fall Fair Facebook pages! More info: www.rosslandmuseum.ca/news/2023/golden-city-days.
Genealogy Workshop: Our Seniors’ Workshop Series is back! This fall, we will be exploring some of the most requested topics! First up: Genealogy with Linda Gomez! Linda, certified genealogist and long-time Rossland Museum volunteer, will introduce you to the study, techniques, and resources used in genealogical research to give you the confidence to explore your family history. If you are working on a genealogy project and are struggling, bring your questions! Linda is happy to help you work through them! Wednesday, September 20th from 1 to 3 pm. Entry by donation – coffee/tea & treats will be provided. All ages are welcome but space/supplies are limited! Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre – 1100 HWY 3B (Junction of Hwy 22 and 3B). Space is limited so please RSVP with Skylar at community@ rosslandmuseum.ca or call 250-362-7722. This series is supported in part by the Government of Canada and the Province of BC. More info: www.rosslandmuseum.ca/senior-programs.
Arts & Culture Festival:Join us on the Museum lawn as we kick off Culture Days with our Arts & Culture Festival, Sept. 23 and 24 from 12 to 4 p.m. all weekend. Wander about the museum property to check out Kootenay artisans and vendors and celebrate the beauty and creativity fostered in this region. This Festival is an opportunity for our region’s local visual and performing artists to showcase their talents to the public as we celebrate the spectacular culture in our area with live music, artist demos, artisan booths, and more. Entry is free, but donations are always appreciated!
– Rossland Glee
– Poppy and the Pea
– Alissa Arnason
– Sarah Orton
– Golden City Fiddlers
– Orange Bridge Dance Team
– Tenise Marie
For more information: http://rosslandmuseum.ca/news/culture-festival-2023.
This event is supported in part by the Rossland Council for Arts & Culture, Columbia Basin Trust, Nelson & District Credit Union, and the Province of BC.