A temporary Remembrance Day exhibit will be on display in our second floor gallery from October 15th to November 18th. Featured items include the Ruth Masters scrapbook, “Lest We Forget,” as well as memorabilia from the 102nd Battalion and other items.
The museum will be open from 5:00pm to 8:30pm for Courtenay’s 2022 Moonlight and Magic event on Friday, November 18th. Walk the streets of Courtenay and enjoy events, music, food, and shops open later than usual. Admission to the museum will be by donation while our hours extend into the evening for the public.
This year Canadian history week takes place from November 21 to 27. This year’s theme is Arts, Culture, and Creators. Canada History Week provides all Canadians with opportunities to learn more about the people and events that have shaped the country that we know today.
Courtenay’s very own Puntledge River Elasmosaur is turning 80,000,034 this November! Join us at the museum on Saturday, November 12th from 11:00am - 2:00pm for a birthday party like no other.
November 11 is Remembrance Day, a day inaugurated in 1919 by King George V to remember and honour armed forces members who had died in the line of duty at the end of World War I.
Blaine Dunaway is a local composer, music teacher, violinist, and trumpet player. Known Canada-wide, his experience composing music spans many styles, ranging from 15-piece bands to meditation tracks. He teaches cello, violin, flugelhorn, trumpet, and beginner guitar to students of all ages.
“Lest We Forget” is a unique scrapbook created in the 1970’s by Ruth Masters, to commemorate the men from the Comox Valley who died in the First and Second World Wars. Ruth spent years researching each individual and created pages of photographs and clippings pertaining to their lives.
It has been a century since the official unveiling of the stone monument located on Mission Hill at the intersection of the Island Highway, Dingwall Road, and Back Road.
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