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Friday November 21st - Monday December 22nd, 2014

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We welcome you to join us for our 2014 Christmas Craft Fair!!!! Where you will find one of a kind creations, unique homemade treasures and tasty treats. Something for everyone on your list including the family pet.

Call us at (604) 541-2221 for further details

Ticket Draw Friday December 19th, 2014

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1st Prize: Patio Makeover – Three hour design service plus gift basket including outdoor cushions, lantern, serving tray and Style & Home Magazine subscription
Donated by: Inspired Home Design Solutions
VALUE $450

Winner - Janet

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2nd Prize: Graduated Marquise Silver & Gold Tone Earrings
Donated by: Jose & Co. Custom Jewellers

Designer Scarf
Donated by: Circle Craft
VALUE: $325 (combined)

Winner - Carol

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3rd Prize: Wine Gift Basket – Wine, Cheese, Chocolate, Antipasto & assorted Biscuits
Donated by: everything WINE

Winner - Monika

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 Tickets $5 each or 3 for $10

Call us at (604) 541-2221 for further details

Saturday October 18th - Sunday November 2nd, 2014

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Come on down to the Museum and browse through our large selection of used books.

All books are only $2.00 each. Donations of books gratefully received.

Call us at (604) 541-2221 for further details

Wednesday September 24th, 2014, 7:00-10:00 pm

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We are very excited to announce that the Museum will be hosting a WINE, CHEESE, & CHOCOLATE RECEPTION.

Tour our newest exhibit, "I Do! The Wedding Stories of White Rock" while tasting some of the most delicious wines, chocolates, cheeses (and gelato!) this City has to offer.

Tickets are on sale now for just $25! Call us at (604) 541-2221 or stop in to get yours.

August 10th, 2014, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

We’re excited to welcome the Antique Chapter of the Vintage Car Club of Canada and their beautiful early 1900s vehicles. We’ll also have the Pacific Showtime Chorus performing at 1:00 pm, a pirate ship and ocean craft, face painting and more! Admission to the Museum is by donation. Hope to see you there!

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I Spy

We've got new goodies to choose from! Bring the kids down for a game of iSpy and they can pick their prize at the end!

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Then & Now Photo Contest

April 1st - September 1st, 2014

In celebration of our latest exhibit, "Shutter Speed: A Pictorial History of White Rock" and the 100th anniversary of the White Rock Pier, we are welcoming lovers of White Rock near and far to submit their "NOW" version of these early 20th century shots of the Pier. 

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Submissions will be accepted all throughout the summer (so that you can try and grab that perfect shot) with the deadline being Monday, September 1st, 2014. The winners will receive a framed 8x10 copy of their matching historic photo. Please submit digital photos only (no larger than 10 MB) along with your name and phone number to with the subject line: "White Rock Museum Then & Now Photo Contest."

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Contest is open to all ages and skill levels. Please use caution when taking photos and ensure that your safety and the safety of others is not sacrificed for the sake of a good shot! Winners will be determined by the staff of the White Rock Museum & Archives based on the accuracy and quality of the "NOW" shot. Please note that winning photos will be posted on our Facebook and Twitter pages with credit given to the photographer. Please feel free to submit shots for all 3 photos, but note that there is only one prize per person.

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Thanks to Tyler Ingram Photography for the suggestion and good luck, everyone!

Saturday June 28, 2014, 2:00 - 5:00 pm

White Rock Community Centre, Russell Ave

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A tea party and fashion show hghlighting a century of wedding fashions, hosted by the White Rock Museum & Archives

Tickets:      $25

Available at: White Rock Museum & Archives
                 14970 Marine Drive, White Rock

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July 1, 2014

  • Complimentary admission to the gallery

  • Face painting

  • Crafts and games for children

  • Raffles

  • NEW THIS YEAR… try our delicious old-fashioned ROOTBEER FLOATS!   Be sure to check out our summer merchandise in the museum shop including kites, new jewellery, honey products and more!

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Antique Roadshow

May 10th, 2014, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Our antiques roadshow is back on May 10th. Find out what your heirlooms are worth with Gale Pirie from CBC's Canadian Antique Roadshow. 1 item for $15 or 3 for $40. Spots book up fast so call and reserve yours

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Science As Art: Presentation on "Orchards in the Okanagan" by Bob Davison

March 16th, 2014

Short 1 Minute Video

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Science As Art: Botanical Illustration of Canadian Fruit Tree Varieties

January 14th - March 31st, 2014

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The White Rock Museum & Archives is proud to host this travelling exhibit from the Kelowna Museums which features 10 water colour paintings by Kelowna Artist Joanne Beaulieu. Also featured with the exhibit are displays from Dart’s Hill Garden Park, Alexandra Community Garden and Derry’s Orchard & Nursery.

We are also hosting free horticultural demonstrations and presentations during the exhibit.

For more information please contact Amanda Sittrop, Collections and Exhibits Coordinator at 604.541.2230 or