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B.C. Day fun at the Keremeos Grist Mill

Celebrate B.C. Day on Aug. 4 at the Keremeos Grist Mill and Gardens.

Grist Mill Tea Room chef Natasha Schooten will have some special luncheon treats in store starting at 11 a.m.

Visitors can enjoy sun, shade, orchard, garden and field as well as the chatter of cool running Keremeos Creek.

Musical entertainment happens from 1 to 3 p.m. with Just Tyme, the duo of Eddie Plotnikoff and Elizabeth Freedman,  offering original tunes  with a mix of Celtic, country and folk. Bring a chair and sit where you like at the Outdoor Kitchen Stage.

From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Big Lawn across the bridge at the mill site is the place for run around games with Grist Mill Heritage Club volunteers and historic site staff on hand to help manage equipment and games rules.

The Keremeos Grist Mill is one of fourteen provincial historic sites that include Emily Carr House, Fort Steele and Barkerville.

The B.C. Day fun runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with half price admission for seniors and students at $2.50 and for adults at $3.50. Kids, six and under, always get in free. The Grist Mill and Gardens are open every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Thanksgiving Monday.

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