Shore Heritage Home Tour
Saturday, September 18, 12:00 noon to 5:00
Various sites across the North Shore.
You are invited to participate in this
unique opportunity to visit a selection of the North Shore's most distinctive
heritage homes. Owners and volunteers will answer your questions and guide
you through the sites.
A limited number of $15.00 per person
tickets will be sold at the West Vancouver Municipal Hall, Third Floor,
750-17th Street (925-7236) and North Vancouver City Hall, 141 14th Street
Ticket sales must end Wed., September
Vancouver Heritage Info. Booth
Sat., Sept. 18 & Sunday, Sept. 19, 12:00
- 4:00 p.m.
Ambleside Beach, next to the Ferry Building.
Visit the information booth to learn more
about our heritage resources and municipal heritage programs. Panels, brochures,
and books on the history of West Vancouver and the North Shore will be
on display, and local heritage experts will be on hand.
Park Nature Walking Tour
Sunday, September 20, 10:00 a.m.
Meet at the Phil Mundy Hut, Lighthouse
This very popular nature walk with Elaine
Graham, resident expert on the flora and fauna of Lighthouse Park, returns
this year. This walk is free, but space is limited and you must pre-register
by calling 925-7295.
Atkinson Lighthouse Tour
Sunday, September 20, 10:00 a.m.
Meet at the gate to the Lighthouse compound.
Join Don Graham for an interesting look
at the Point Atkinson Light Station. Don will also discuss long-term plans
for the site. Space is limited for this free presentation, please pre-register
by calling 925-7295.
Van Heritage Tree Walking Tour
Sunday, September 19, 1:00 p.m.
Meet at Ambleside Park, next to the concession
Join Heinz Berger, former Municipal Parks
Manager, for this informative walking tour of the lower Ambleside / Dundarave
area. Heinz will point out significant landscape features, and will answer
questions regarding the care and maintenance of heritage trees and gardens.
Space is limited - call 925-7236 to pre-register.
5 Decades of Art in West Vancouver, 1912-1962
Saturday, September 18, and Sunday, September
19, 12:00 noon to 4:30 p.m.
West Vancouver Museum & Archives,
680 - 17th St.
Fascinating stories and a remarkable collection
of art works have been gathered for presentation at the West Vancouver
Museum & Archives. These five decades were stimulating times for potters,
painters and sculptors. The community was small and well connected - it
fostered a lovely atmosphere in which the artistic and eccentric could
thrive. Vignettes from the lives of some of these artists are featured
in this exhibition.
For more information, contact the Museum
and Archives, 925-7295, or the Planning Department, 925-7236.
Architecture of Ron Thom
Friday, September 17, 7:30 p.m.; District
of North Vancouver Municipal Hall, 355 Queens Road, North Vancouver.
Join Stephen Quigley, Architect for a
slide show and discussion regarding Ron Thom's early work on the North.
Arm Guided Boat Tour
Saturday, September 18, 12:00 noon to 4:00
p.m.; departing from Waterfront Park, North Vancouver.
Tour Indian Arm by boat! Tickets are $35.00
and are available from the District of North Van, 355 Queens Road, 990-2369.
of Deep Cove
Saturday, September 18, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00
p.m.; Deep Cove Cultural Center, 4360 Gallant Ave.
View an exhibition of historic photographs
of Deep Cove.
Homes of the Craftsmen
Saturday, September 18, 1:30 p.m.; Meet at
North Vancouver District Municipal Hall, 355 Queens Road.
Join Roy Pallant to view houses built
around Stokers Farm and Wagga. Please register in advance by calling 986-8969.
in the Headwaters - Open House and Hikes
Sunday, September 19, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.;
Lynn Headwaters Regional Park
A variety of guided hikes will be offered
- pre-registration will begin at 9 am at the BC Mills House.
Vancouver Heritage Display Booth
Sunday, September 19, 12:00 noon to 4:30 p.m.;
at Waterfront Park, North Vancouver.
A heritage display depicting photographs,
programs, and brochures about heritage organizations on the North Shore.
Harbour Boat Tours
Sunday, Sept. 19; noon, 1:00, 2:00 and 3:00
p.m. sailings; departure from Waterfront Park, North Vancouver.
View North Vancouver`s historic waterfront
from the deck of the Pride of Vancouver. A limited number of free
tickets will be available at the departure site 45 minutes before the sailing,
or call 987-5618 for info.
Armoury Open House
Sunday, Sept. 19, Open House 12 noon to 4:00
p.m.; tours at 1:00 & 3:00 p.m. (call 983-7359 to pre-register); Fell
Armoury, 1555 Forbes Ave., North Vancouver.
Tour and learn the history of the Lieutenant
Colonel J.P. Fell Armoury, constructed in 1914-15.
Sunday, September 19, 1:30 p.m.; North Van
Hall, 355 Queens Road.
Join Roy Pallant for this informative
walk - pre-register by calling 986-8969.
Vancouver Museum and Archives Open House
Saturday, September 18 and Sunday, September
19, 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m.; North Van. Museum & Archives, 209 West
Explore our heritage resources and meet
the people preserving North Vancouver's rich history. Phone 987-5618 for
September 18 and September 19, 1:00, 2:00
and 3:00 p.m.; North Van. Museum & Archives, 209 West 4th St.
Have the kids entertained with free games
and activities from your school days. Pre-registration (987-5618) is recommended.
Saturday, September 18 at 10:00 a.m. and Sunday,
September 19 at 2:00 p.m.; P.G.E. Station, at the foot of Lonsdale Avenue
Stroll down memory lane and hear stories
of North Vancouver's early personalities. Pre-register by calling 987-5618.
This event is jointly sponsored by
the District of West Vancouver, the City of North Vancouver and the District
of North Vancouver, along with the GVRD, North Shore Historical Society,
the North Shore Heritage Committee, the Deep Cove & Area Heritage Association,
and the West Vancouver Historical Society are also actively involved.
The organizers of the North Shore Heritage
Weekend gratefully acknowledge the support of the North Shore News, West
Van Florist and Garden Centre, and Vancouver Port Authority.