Panning for gold pioneer style

Prospective gold prospectors and others were at the RJ Haney Heritage Village & Museum for Pioneer Day on July 8.

Malcolm Anstey looks for gold at R.J. Haney Pioneer Day on Sunday, July 8. It was a day full of fun including the grand opening of the Montebello Place Museum’s new exhibit. With games, face-painting, wagon rides, music, pancake breakfast and BBQ lunch. (Kayleigh Seibel/Salmon Arm Observer)
Brice Koge takes the drivers seat in an antique car while Dan Buisine gives directions at the R.J. Haney Pioneer Day on Sunday, July 8. (Kayleigh Seibel/Salmon Arm Observer)
Maisie Newnes befriends a young goat at during Pioneer Day at RJ Haney Heritage Village and Museum on Sunday, July 8. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)
Tressa, Alan and Maverick Bailey handle some antique firearms at R.J. Haney pioneer day on Sunday, July 8. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)
Makenna, Mason and Darlene Moffat pan for gold at R.J. Haney pioneer day on Sunday, July 8. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)
Beckett Lowe plays one of the carnival games at R.J. Haney pioneer day on Sunday, July 8. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)

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