Friday, May 1, 2015

North Pacific Cannery Historical Site opens season with Heritage Fair today

One of the North Coast's most popular attractions opens its gates today for another spring and summer of exploration.

The North Pacific Cannery Museum opened up for the season at 10 AM, with today's debut for the season one that finds the historical site hosting the 2015 Northwest Regional Heritage Fair.

The Fair is a project of the BC Heritage Fairs Society and encourages school children from grades 4 to 10 to learn more about and understand their history, culture and identity.

You can discover more about the BC Heritage Fairs experience here.

Today's event will feature presentations from local school students who have made submissions to the Fair, with judging to take place later in the day. Highlighted by an afternoon awards and recognition event.

You can learn more about the Fair here.

The schedule for the rest of the Cannery season finds the Port Edward site open from Tuesday to Sunday in May and June, expanding to 7 days a week through July and August.  They return to the five day a week schedule in September, before the historical site closes for the season.

Local residents and visitors to the North Coast can learn more about the many historical items and attractions from North Pacific from their website here.

Further updates on events and items of note from North Pacific can be found on their twitter feed and Facebook page.

For more items related to Tourism on the North Coast see our archive pages here.

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