Lectures: Celebrating Our Own Story

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Time and Date: 2 pm, Saturday, November 26, 2016
Location: Rotary Gallery of the Courtenay and District Museum
Speaker: Ian Kennedy, Christine Dickinson, Deb Griffiths and Catherine Siba
Tickets: Free event; no tickets required.

Comox Valley social history takes centre stage as local authors provide two illustrated talks for the public at this afternoon presentation.

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Party Time!

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It’s time once again for our annual open house in honor of the Elasmosaur’s birthday. This year he is 80,000,028 years young!

Be sure to drop in to help us celebrate his birthday and the start to the Christmas season from 11 am to 4 pm on Saturday, November 19th.

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November Watershed Moments

Here now is an image and quote from the museum’s award-winning book Watershed Moments – A Pictorial History of Courtenay and District. Enjoy!

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Photo credit: CDM 980.65.16 Page 168.

Photo caption: “From the 1930s until the early 1950s, Courtenay residents enjoyed the luxury of having fresh bread delivered to their door three times a week. Venables Bakery’s route covered the entire city from 1st Street to 21st Street.”