Photo contributed Haney Heritage Village will be a busy place on Sunday, June 18, when Father’s Day celebrations get underway with an 8:30 a.m. pancake breakfast. There wil be games, Haney gold-panning, wagon rides, crafts and face-painting as well as other family fun activities.

Celebrate father at Haney

R.J. Haney Heritage Village and Museum hosts a day of fun activities

The fun continues at R.J. Haney Heritage Village & Museum. Come celebrate Father’s Day on Sunday June 18.

Treat Dad to Marjorie’s $6 pancake breakfast and stay the whole day.

Explore how the Shuswap pioneers lived and played while discovering the stories of the local rich history.

Children can challenge Dad to a game of croquet or discover the pioneer secrets of the Shuswap’s largest heritage park with a special Father’s Day scavenger hunt.

Visit the Haney house and see how the Haneys lived in 1910.

A lunch starting at $5.50 will be served up in the outdoor kitchen.

Enjoy wagon rides, Haney’s old-fashioned carnival with games of chance and skill, face-painting, children’s crafts, learn how to walk on stilts or pan for real Haney gold.

The village will be alive with displays and demonstrations from the Shuswap Pioneer Collectors Club, the Shuswap Spinners and Weavers and more.

Visitors can join Miss Halpenny, the first teacher at the Broadview School, who will teach the children the three “Rs.”

Mr. Newnes’ apprentice blacksmith will be busy in the 1913 Newnes Blacksmith Shop, working the forge, mending tools and making horseshoes.

Be sure to visit the Lester Thomson Garage, home to the museum’s car collection which includes the 1925 Model T Ford, 1918 McLaughlin, 1919 Model T Touring Car and Pat Shirley’s 1928 Plymouth.

Local entertainer Bruce Strachan will have guests tapping their toes starting at 10 a.m.

Strachan has played throughout the United States and Western Canada, performing songs that are crowd favourites.

The entertainment does not stop there! One of Salmon Arm’s favourite country duos, Vicky and Jon, will keep visitors singing along on the Haney stage in the afternoon.

Come play the pioneer way at R.J. Haney Heritage Village and Museum located at 751 Highway 97B, across from Drivers Car & Truck Sales. The gate is open at 8:30 a.m. Admission for adults is $6, children five to 13 years are $4 and children under four are free.

For more information, call 250-832-5243 visit our website, wwwsalmonarmmuseum.org or like us at www.facebook.com/Haneyheritage.

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