Strawberry Social: June 9, 2013, 1-4pm
Enjoy a day of old fashioned fun at our old time social. Games of chance, raffles, giant bake sale table, musical entertainment, and of course our yummy strawberry shortcake. Visit our Living History camp where Black Powder and Royal Engineers re-enactors will be putting on black powder demonstrations, ax and knife throwing and firing the candy cannon. More info to come as it becomes available. Admission charges apply.
Movie Night Under the Stars: July 27, 2013, 8:30pm
Gather the family together for a night of movie watching and star gazing. Bring your lawn chairs and picnic blankets. Concession stand will be open in the general store. Admission is by donation.
150th Anniversary Celebration of St. John the Divine and the Cariboo Wagon Road: August 17th and 18th, 2013
On Saturday August 17, join the Hope Mountain Centre for Outdoor Learning for a historic guided bus tour of the Cariboo Wagon Road. This will be a day event and includes a catered lunch. The tour will finish up at the Yale Historic Site with a traditional salmon bbq. Bookings can be made through HMCOL’s website (link here). BBQ tickets are available by contacting our office.
Sunday August 18, 2013, visit St. John the Divine where a special service will be held to celebrate our 150th Anniversary. The service will be followed by refreshments and a cake cutting. Throughout the weekend visit the Living History camp and watch historical re-enactments by Black Powder and the Royal Engineers.
Creepy Crawl: October 19-25, 2013, 4-9pm daily.
Come to the Yale Historic Site for some chills and thrills. Our historic museum and church will be all ‘spooked’ out for this special event. Tour through the buildings by lantern light every night from 4-9pm. Admission charges apply.
October 26, 2013, 7-9pm.
Join us for our Pioneer Cemetery Lantern Tour where spirits from the pioneer days entertain you with tales from Yale’s colourful past. Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door.
Old Fashioned Christmas: December 15, 2013, 7:00pm
Deck yourself out in your finest period clothing and celebrate the season in our beautifully decorated historic church. Sing along to old time carols and share some Christmas stories. Mulled cider and goodies will be served after the event. Donations to Holly Days in support of the Hope Food Bank will be gratefully accepted.
More event listings coming. Please check back from time to time...