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March 2017

Night At the Museum in Fort St. John

March 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Once on March 24, 2017
Fort St. John North Peace Museum, 9323 100 Street
Fort St. John, BC V1J4N4 Canada
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Night at the museum Alaska Highway

Saturday, March 18 & Friday March 24 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. start times at the Museum Meet historical characters from Fort St. John’s past who are connected with the Alaska Highway from surveyors to early tourists and those who lived in the North Peace during the construction. Learn about the highway’s impact on First Nations from Gerry Attachie. Get to know Duncan Cran (surveyor), Ma Murray (editor of the Alaska Highway News), Rudy Schubert (photographer with the 341st Engineers),…

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Night At the Museum in Fort St. John

March 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Once on March 24, 2017
Fort St. John North Peace Museum, 9323 100 Street
Fort St. John, BC V1J4N4 Canada
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Night at the museum Alaska Highway

Saturday, March 18 & Friday March 24 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. start times at the Museum Meet historical characters from Fort St. John’s past who are connected with the Alaska Highway from surveyors to early tourists and those who lived in the North Peace during the construction. Learn about the highway’s impact on First Nations from Gerry Attachie. Get to know Duncan Cran (surveyor), Ma Murray (editor of the Alaska Highway News), Rudy Schubert (photographer with the 341st Engineers),…

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April 2017

Kids’ Night at the Museum: The Construction of the Alaska Highway from the Perspective of a Mosquito

April 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fort St. John North Peace Museum, 9323 100 Street
Fort St. John, BC V1J4N4 Canada
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night at the museum alaska highway for kids

Kids' Night at the Museum: The Construction of the Alaska Highway from the Perspective of a Mosquito Find out what the buzz is all about. Discover the construction of the Alaska Highway through the eyes of a mosquito. This story combines historic photographs with an animated cast of insects. Make mosquito crafts and participate in mosquito activities. REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY AND LIMITED. Event tickets are $5/child or $10/family and must be purchased at the museum in advance. Children must be…

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May 2017

Alaska Highway Historical Art Exhibition

May 1
5603 50 Ave S, Bag Service 399, 5603 50 Ave S
Fort Nelson, BC V0C 1R0 Canada
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To celebrate and commemorate the people and places along the Alaska Highway, 12 large paintings of significant stops and/or people from the part and present will be on display in one of the heritage buildings at the Fort Nelson Historical Museum. Stop in to view the amazing works of art, learn about why each is significant, meet the artist and even watch her at work on smaller pieces throughout the summer. The exhibit will be opening in May and closing…

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75th Anniversary of the Alaska Highway Theme Song CD Release

May 5 - May 6
5500 50 Ave S, Bag Service 399, 5500 50 Ave S
Fort Nelson, BC V0C 1R0 Canada
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alaska highway cd release

In 2016 a contest was hosted to find the best musical talents in the North and to create the "Road Songs for the 75th Anniversary of the Alaska Highway" CD. The results were outstanding! Come visit us at the Fort Nelson Trade Show to see live performances, pick up a copy of the CD and to experience some of the amazing arts and culture that exist within the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality and beyond. Tradeshow hours: Saturday May 5th 10am…

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Cemetery Tour – Alaska Highway Edition – Fort St John

May 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Once on July 7, 2017
Fort St John Cemetery, 100 Ave
Fort St John, BC V1J 1X7 Canada
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Cemetery Tour - Alaska Highway Edition Where: Fort St John Cemetery - 100 Ave Phone: 250-785-0430

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June 2017

Chetwynd International Chainsaw Carving Championship 2017

June 8 @ 8:00 am - June 11 @ 6:00 pm
Chetwynd, Chetwynd, BC V0C 1J0 Canada + Google Map
Chainsaw Carving 2017

The Chetwynd International Chainsaw Carving Championship. Since 2005 our annual Championship has had artists from all over the world yielding their chainsaws to carve a cedar log 8 feet long by up to 4.5 feet in diameter. They have 35 hours over four days to create a masterpiece of their choosing. These artists eat, sleep and carve! Carvings range from bugs to benches, cowboys to eagles, dinosaurs to warriors placed all over our community. We now have 12 carvers each…

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Printmaking Takes to the Road

June 10 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
North Peace Cultural Centre, 10015 100 Ave
Fort St John, BC V1J 4Y5 Canada
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North Peace Cultural Centre Parking Lot, Saturday June 10 from 10:00am – 3:00pm Peace Gallery North, North Peace Cultural Centre (NPCC) and City of Fort St. John Recreation are holding a printmaking extravaganza as part of the ongoing celebrations of the 25th Anniversary of the NPCC. The main event will showcase local print makers making large relief prints using a road roller driving over inked-up blocks! Local printmakers will also demonstrate their various printmaking techniques and will be selling their…

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Summit Run-It! – Fort Nelson

June 11 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Summit Lake Provincial Park, Mile 373, Alaska Hwy, BC
Northern Rockies Regional Municipality, BC V0C 1R0 Canada
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Are you interested in exploring the vast wilderness that the Northern Rockies has to offer, in a safe and energetic way? Are you a hard core runner and want to enjoy a beautiful nature run? Want to see the Alaska Highway from a different vantage point? Join us for a fun run/walk/hike of the Summit Tower Road. This route offers spectacular vistas including views of Summit Lake and the Alaska Highway. The route is approximately 12km return (to the tower…

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Writing Work Shop, Poetry Reading and a Screening of the Trail of 42 – Fort Nelson

June 23 - June 24
Phoenix Theatre, 5319 50 Ave S
Fort Nelson, BC V0C 1R0 Canada
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Writing Work Shop, Poetry Reading and a Screening of the Trail of 42 Where:  Phoenix Theatre Contact: 250-774-4415

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