R.J. Haney Heritage Village and Museum is open from May 10 to September 23, 2017, Wednesday through Sunday. During July and August the facility is open 7 days a week, 10am to 5pm. The Archives room is open all year. Days of operation are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 10am to 4pm.
Heritage Week – February 13-19 2017
My Canada / My BC celebrates Canada's sesquicentennial
At R.J. Haney Heritage Village & Museum we know how to celebrate our Shuswap history and in February we take our show on the road. In partnership with The Mall at Piccadilly, the Museum is celebrating “My Canada / My BC” this year’s Heritage Week theme. Activities include pioneer displays, silent auction table, pioneer breakfast, Best of the Shuswap Pie Baking Contest and Auction, kid’s craft station, gold panning and much more. There is something for everyone at the 21st Annual Heritage Week celebration. For more information on this community event contact the Village & Museum at 250-832-5243.
May13 & 14, 8:30am-11:00am Pancake Breakfast
Come and celebrate the opening of the season and enjoy our famous Pioneer Pancake Breakfast Saturday and Sunday from 8:30 am to 11am.
High Tea at R.J. Haney Heritage - May 28, 1pm to 3pm
The timeless tradition of afternoon tea is an occasion to celebrate politeness, good manners, and community. R.J. Haney Heritage Village & Museum invites you to the 8th Annual High Tea. Enjoy an afternoon of tea, treats, entertainment and stories. Tickets for High Tea can be purchased by phone, call 250-832-5243. Seating is limited, don’t be disappointed purchase your tickets early for this popular spring event. Dress up for this event! Prizes will be awarded.
Father's Day- June 18, 8:30am to 2pm
Bring the whole family and celebrate Father’s Day. Treat Dad to Pioneer Pancake Breakfast and stay the whole day. Musical and children’s entertainers, enjoy wagon rides, an old fashion carnival with games of chance and skill, face painting, children’s crafts, panning for gold, a BBQ lunch, displays and more. Come play the pioneer way, a great day to enjoy with Dad! Admission at the gate.
Pioneer School Program– May 31, June 1,2,7,8,9,14,15, & 16
Grades 1 to 5 classes come to the village and enjoy an old fashioned lesson given by a schoolmarm in the old Broadview schoolhouse, play old fashioned games, pan for gold, and make ice cream. This is an educational program designed to educate today’s students in the ways of yester years. To book your school for this pioneer experience call 250-832-5243. Space is limited.
Pieces of History Re-Stitched
Women and War Story Quilts, remembering with poppies.
Saturday, June 24, 10a.m.-7 p.m. $6. at the gate. For more information call 250-832-5243.
Dinner Theatre – July 2 to August 27
Celebrating twenty four years of Villains and Vittles Dinner Theatre Productions, opening night is July 2nd, with shows every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday evening in July and August and a special matinee performance on Thursday, August 24. Written and directed by Peter Blacklock, Peter is known for his original musical scores and humorous story telling while sharing the history of the Salmon Arm area. Enjoy a home cooked dinner with all the pioneer fixings served at 6:00pm from Marjorie’s Tea Room. Dessert follows the play with homemade rhubarb crisp and ice cream. Reservations are a must, call 250-832-5243. A not-to-be missed highlight of Salmon Arm’s summer entertainment!
Pioneer Day - July 9, 8:30am to 2pm
Grand opening of the Montebello Museum
It is a pioneer outing for the whole family! Enjoy games, the 8th annual pie eating contest, wagon rides, pioneer demonstrations, musical entertainment and more. Gate admission is adult $6.00, children 5-13 $4.00, children under 4 are free. Enjoy a delicious pancake breakfast for $6.00, BBQ lunch with all the fixings from $5.50. Join the celebration and explore Salmon Arm’s rich history. Admission at the gate.
Soiree and an Evening at R.J. Haney Heritage Village with Chef Rob Sengotta - August 3, 4:00pm
Chef Sengotta is partnering with us for the 8th Annual Soiree, this fund raising event supporting extraordinary projects, restorations and operations at the Village. You don’t want to miss this charming evening of music, food and fun! Rob personally prepares a five course feast, paring it with local wine and beer. Seating is limited and tickets can be purchased by calling 250-832-5243. You will receive a tax receipt for half the cost.
Classic/Antique Car Show - August 13, 8:30am to 2pm
The 18th Annual Classic Antique Car Show featuring over a hundred classic and antique automobiles displayed throughout the Village. This Car Show has become a favorite for car collectors, fans and spectators from far and wide. Help pick the “People's Choice” as you chat it up with the car owners. Enjoy the great entertainment and excellent food. Fun for the whole family, gate admission is Adult: $7.00 Ages 5-12: $4.00 4 and under: FREE
20th Annual Harvest Celebration - Sept. 10, 3 - 6pm The Annual Harvest Celebration of local food and drinks is back for its 19th year. Treat yourself to a mix of mouth watering local cuisines from some of the best restaurants, delis, coffee, wineries and breweries that the Shuswap has to offer. Tickets are $27.00 and can be purchased by calling 250-832-5243, or by visiting R.J. Haney Heritage Village at 751-Hwy 97B. You won’t want to miss this afternoon of food, drink and entertainment.
Harvest School Program – Sept. 20, 21 & 22nd
This educational program for school students in grades 1 to 3 teaches how to make apple sauce from scratch using an apple peeler and old wood stove. Other activities include tours of the village, washing clothes on a scrub board, and playing by-gone games. To book your school for this pioneer experience call today, space is limited. Call 250-832-5243.
12th Annual Cemetery Tour - Sunday, Oct. 15th
Space is limited 35 special guests
A guided tour of the old section of the Mt. Ida Cemetery features Curator/Archivist Deborah Chapman's personal favourite list of characters. Stories of love, heartbreak, joy, and tragedy are told on one of the prettiest knolls in Salmon Arm. Cost is $10.00 per person.
Spooktacular 2017: October 21st & 22nd
Experience things going bump in the night! It is that time of the year to pull on your scariest costume and explore the spooky side of R.J. Haney Heritage Village for the 22nd annual Spooktacular. With the terrifying spook trail and haunted house, there will be menacing creatures around every dark corner. For the little spooks, enjoy the Story Book Trail, the Coloring Room and more. Gates open at 5:00pm. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Admission at the gate.
Village opens for the season May 10th
Tea room closes for the season September 16th
Village closes for the season September 23rd
The Tea Room is open May – September, Wednesday thru Sunday, from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm and serves tea goodies, beverages, and a homemade daily lunch special featuring recipes from many of our local pioneers.
The Village is a great place to visit with friends and family! With a variety of sights to see and explore, spend the whole day getting to know Salmon Arm’s history at the Village.
To book weddings, reunions, or Dinner Theatre reservations contact us by telephone at 250-832-5243, email email@example.com or like us at facebook.com/Haneyheritage. See our website www.salmonarmmuseum.org for more info.