Our annual Heritage Day activities vary over the years but are always a good time. Please drop around to celebrate our history with us for FREE! See the attached poster for details about this year’s activities. Special guest, Metis painter, film maker, author, and teacher, Leah Dorion will be joining us. Visit her website at http://www.leahdorion.ca/ to see the kind … Read More
We are proud of our accomplishments in the last year and would like to tell you about them. You are welcome to attend our AGM from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 8, 2017 at the Waskesiu Lake Lodge.
This family from Lumsden included the Waskesiu Heritage Museum in their visit to Prince Albert National Park. Our Curator Chris enjoyed chatting with the kids about Cowichan sweaters made by Coast Salish knitters. The kids each designed their own sweater on paper. We are proud to have a selection of awesome sweaters done by young visitors during the Children’s Festival … Read More
Chopper the Beaver is the great-great-great-great grandson of Grey Owl’s beaver, Rawhide and Jellyroll. He hangs out at the museum but loves to play hide and seek. Visit Britney and Victoria in the shack tent to meet our friend Chopper. They will give you a clue to help you find where Chopper is hiding today. Come back as often as … Read More
Tickets on our beautiful, one-of-a-kind Canada 150 kayak are selling like hotcakes. Like the hotcakes we will be serving up at the annual Three Island Paddle and Music Festival on July 22 at the Heart Lakes. Get your tickets (3 for $5) and hotcakes while they’re hot!
Grab a friend and come to Terrace Gardens for Bingo each Wednesday evening. Doors open at 6:50 with Bingo starting at 7:30. Cold drinks and treats available. Proceeds from Bingo help pay our summer staff. Thanks for your support!
Mmmm… smell that coffee brewing in the museum camp kitchen. In days gone by, the camp kitchen was a gathering place where community members cooked their meals, played games, visited, even sewed! On Tuesday, July 18 at 10:00, join us in the museum camp kitchen as we celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday with coffee and cookies and our Waskesiu friends, new … Read More
Although the exterior of the portable cabin remains an example of this type of Park housing, the interior has been renovated to supply much needed storage on one side and exhibit space on the other. Board members gave the exhibit space a fresh coat of paint this spring. The curator has been working on the interior displays and they are … Read More
From 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday, July 15, we will be one of the stations for the annual Waskesiu Children’s Festival. Britney will take you on an imaginary climb into our fire cupola where you will have to site the fire with your binoculars and report it using the two-way radios. Victoria will teach you a Waskesiu campfire … Read More
We are proud to contribute $1500 to the Waskesiu Mini Golf, proceeds from our recent Yard Sale. We appreciate the support we receive from our community and want to help the Waskesiu Recreation Association and the Waskesiu Foundation build this fun activity to add to the many possibilities for residents and visitors to enjoy in our Park.