Tag Archives: Winter

December 08

2017 Theatre Royal CASTING CALL

December 02

Employment Opportunity – Programming Diversification Officer (Full-time, One-Year Position, Extendable with Sustainable Revenues)

Programming Diversification Officer (Full-time, One-Year Position, Extendable with Sustainable Revenues) Reporting to the CEO and teaming with other staff, the position is responsible for developing and stewarding a wide range of activities and programs in B.C.’s Cariboo and Central Interior to advance the reach and participation of this Provincial and National Heritage Site. Prime responsibilities […]

October 27

Scary streets, haunted houses and a real Spooky Buddy at Barkerville’s Ghostly Hallowe’en

Barkerville’s autumnal Activities Season is underway, and the National Historic Site’s nighttime streets are quiet… disturbingly quiet, in fact. On Monday, October 31st, from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM, visitors to BC’s Gold Rush Town can explore the darker side Barkerville – in a lighthearted, family-friendly nod to the spirits of Hallowe’en past, present, and […]

October 14

Ray Beaulieu Memorial Fire Truck Building now a reality thanks to #FCCAgriSpirit Fund and others

October 14, 2016 [Barkerville, BC] Ray Beaulieu Memorial Fire Truck Building now a reality thanks to FCC AgriSpirit Fund and others Brief • An investment of $25,000 CDN from Farm Credit Canada’s AgriSpirit Fund is providing welcome aid in the construction of a heated garage that will be used to house a new fire truck […]

September 16

The Amazing Race (to Rebuild Barkerville) – Saturday, September 17th

The Amazing Race (to Rebuild Barkerville) Saturday, September 17th, 2:30-4:30 PM The Great Fire of 1868 has left Barkerville in much need of repair, and it’s up to you and your “Fire Brigade” team to race through a series of exciting challenges that will help rebuild the town and lead the ultimate winner to a […]

January 15

Barkerville to host historic finishing leg of Gold Rush Sled Dog Mail Run on Sunday, January 24th

Brief The Gold Rush Sled Dog Mail Run from Quesnel to Barkerville takes place January 22nd to 24th, 2016 Now in its 24th year, the Gold Rush Trail Sled Dog Mail Run was once a qualifying event for both the Yukon Quest and the Iditarod dog sled races, but in 1998 the competitive focus was […]

December 18

Barkerville’s Victorian Christmas merriment bookended by twin Christmas miracles

Brief More than 1200 people from all corners of British Columbia and abroad visited Barkerville Historic Town & Park between Saturday, December 12th and Monday, December 14th, as the Provincial Heritage Property and National Historic Site of Canada bustled with special events and activities for yuletide revelers looking to experience the wintertime magic of western […]

December 04

It’s beginning to look a lot like Victorian Christmas… at Barkerville Historic Town & Park

Brief Barkerville Historic Town & Park will be bustling with special events and activities for yuletide revelers looking to experience the wintertime magic of western North America’s largest heritage attraction, nestled under an elegant blanket of snow, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Saturday, December 12ththrough Monday, December 14th Admission is by donation, either […]

September 06

[History Town] In Barkerville the weather is never gentle

Last week, on the morning of September 1st, I jumped into my van to make the relatively short drive from Wells to Barkerville. The vehicle’s windshield seemed to be coated in morning mist, so I flicked on my wipers to clear it… but it didn’t clear. It didn’t clear because it turned out the mist […]

December 12

December Special – 15% off your 2015 Barkerville Annual Pass

‘Twas the night before Barkerville’s Victorian Christmas, and all through the town…” Looking for the perfect Christmas or Boxing Week gift for that special someone on your “nice” list? Then take a look at this amazing DECEMBER DISCOUNT SPECIAL from Barkerville Historic Town! From now until December 31st, 2014, purchase your 2015 Barkerville Annual Pass in-person […]