Community Events

Aug. 11 - 13 - Robson Valley Music Festival at Dunster. Music, food, vendors and wares. Kids’ zone with workshops and performances. Camping on site. More info? See Schedule in The Valley Sentinel or visit Welcome to the Robson Valley Music Festival’s official website.

Aug.15 - Mandala Art in the Garden - a gathering in the Open Gate Garden to paint mandalas, tell stories and enjoy the beauty of the growing season. 6:30 to 8:30PM. All materials supplied at no charge. Everyone welcome, no experience necessary. A collaboration between the Robson Valley Arts and Culture Council and Community Literacy Outreach. Contact Nancy Taylor at 250-968-4358.

Aug. 18 - 20 - Lamming Mills Reunion at the church on Lamming Pit Rd. Classic Car and Vintage Vehicle Show and Shine on Friday, Aug. 18 - 5:00-7:00PM. Supper 6:00 - 7:00PM. Further info? Call Elsie at 250 569 2596 or

Aug. 21 - 25 - “Cactusville” Vacation Bible Experience. 6:30 -8:00PM at the McBride Seventh-Day Adventist Church. For info or arrange transportation Call 250-968-4493.

Aug. 23 - McBride Youth Committee continues with its 4th Annual Summer Street Festival 6:00-8:00PM. Come out for family fun! ParticipACTION events will be held in the park. Concession run by the Live Different group. Contact Jen at 250-569-2266 or Rick at 250-569-0165

McBride and District Public Library:

Summer Storytimes - Tuesdays at 10:30AM. Join Rosina for stories, songs & rhymes. Preschoolers, bring your parents for summer fun!

Fun Fridays, from 2:00-4:00PM. Dust off your wings and lace up your hikers to explore our natural world. Join us for crafts, games, and crazy activities. Aimed at ages 5-12.

Robson Valley Explorers ... the final map is out. Make sure to drop by the library to collect yours, and collect badges!!


Aug.15 & Sept. 19 (Tuesdays) 7:00 - 8: 30PM at the Golden Years Lodge. As of October 2017 we will return to our first and third Tuesday schedule. Contact Yolanda Schiller 250-566-4353.

Legion Line-up:

Aug. 10 - Nick Beddington and the Athabasca Barnburners

Aug. 18 - 3rd Annual Terry Fox pre-hike Meet and Greet  

Aug. 20 - Brother Octopus - an Electronic Indie Rock Quintet

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