The Parksville Museum, located at 1245 East Island Hwy., is home to nine local heritage buildings including Knox Heritage Church. The museum has many events planned this month. - Submitted photo

Parksville Museum has full slate this month

Several events and speakers planned, including Multicultural Day on June 27

June is a busy month at the Parksville Museum.

The museum, located at 1245 East Island Hwy., is home to nine local heritage buildings including Knox Heritage Church, built in 1912. The museum is open every Wednesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and admission is by donation.

On Thursday, June 20, the museum will welcome Bob Herbison to talk about Errington’s memorabilia, as part of the Seasonal Speakers Series. The event begins at 2 p.m. and there will be refreshments available and door prizes. Admission is by donation.

RELATED: Model trains, historical exhibits offered at Parksville museum’s Railway Days

The museum’s popular Coast Salish Artisans Market returns on Saturday and Sunday, June 22 and 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free.

On Thursday, June 27, the museum will host Multicultural Day. Cultural groups from around Parksville Qualicum Beach will be at the museum sharing stories, performances, activities, food and dancing. The event takes place from 5-8 p.m. and admission is free.

Starting June 28 through Aug. 23, the museum’s Friday Night Market is back. The market runs each Friday from 5-9 p.m.

For more information on the museum and events, visit www.parksvillemuseum.com.

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