Large museum with numerous outstanding displays depicting the various historical periods of the region.
Local arts and crafts can be found at virtually every community along the Selkirk Loop. Be sure to check out the fine businesses below to help you decide what you want to see and where you want to visit. The “Tours” tab will identify which of the businesses offer tours of their facility while the “Artists in Action” tab will point out where you may watch artisans create a work of art right before your eyes. From weavers to glass blowers to broom makers…they are all here. There are numerous “Art Walks” around the region. The area’s of Sandpoint, ID, Creston, Castlegar and Nelson, BC all have art walks. Check each communities “Calendar of Events” during the summer months of July and August to take a tour.
Kaslo Jazz Etc. Summer Music Festival: Every August long weekend in Kaslo, BC stunning vistas, great acoustics and superb musicians combine to create the Kaslo Jazz Etc Summer Music Festival. The unique floating stage rests just offshore a little, sandy beach on Kootenay Lake. Named one of the “10 great places to get in tune, …
Over 1,000 artifacts represent arts, crafts, customs and religion of the Doukhobors. A variety of items are available in the Village Art Gallery. Audio Visual Gallery features documentaries, photo archive and exhibits yearly. Ten buildings and acres await your heritage viewing pleasure.
Whether you live in Creston or are just passing through, the Creston & District Museum & Archives has something to offer you! The Museum is filled with remnants of the past and is a treasure trove of historical information. We feature regularly changing exhibits, and host a series of special events throughout the year – …
North Pend Oreille Rail Riders: Riders will enjoy the unique experience of a four seated, pedal powered, railroad bicycle along the Pend Oreille River. First ride south through scenic pastureland then north, up to the impressive Box Canyon Trestle. The ride is approximately 12 miles round trip. To see their schedule and purchase tickets, please …
Nelson’s historic Capitol Theatre features the best in live theatre, classical ballet and contemporary dance theatre, classical and contemporary music, comedy and a variety of other performances including the highly successful Capitol Kids Series. Box Office Hours are from noon to 4:30 Tuesday through Friday, and one hour before performances.
Located downtown Creston, Gold ‘N’ Treasures & Gift Shop is known as the #1 Gold Panning and Mining supplier in B.C. Come in and see everything we have to do with Gold Panning, Mining, Jewelry, Ammolite, Lapidary equipment and Rock Tumbers. If we don’t have it in stock we will find it for you from …