Bonners Ferry USA
Step back in time and see the history of Boundary County in this local museum – Kootenai People, David Thompson and the area’s early settlers. Exhibits change regularly.
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.
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.
Situated along the lakefront, in beautiful, Nelson, BC lies a historical marvel. Streetcar #23 is a fully functional streetcar that was once in use here in Nelson in the first half of the 20th century. Once the backup streetcar for the defunct Nelson Street Railway, it has had a colourful history. The Nelson Electric Tramway …
Metaline Falls USA
The Cutter Theatre, designed by Kirtland Cutter who also designed Spokane’s Davenport Hotel, is open for guided tours 12-3 Saturdays through Labor Day. Self-guided tours are possible Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm and by appointment. The 1912 school-turned performing arts theatre, rural schools museum, art gallery, library branch (& so much more) will turn 100 in 2012. What …
Nestled beside the beautiful Kokanee Creek Provincial Park, Appy Café & Gallery provides you with the freshest food and drinks; hand crafted with local ingredients that will have your tastebuds swooning! The gallery showcases the work of over 20 local artisans, each with their own unique style; from ceramics to paintings, jewelry, and more. Come …
Located 3 miles west of downtown Kettle Valls at US 395 and St. Paul’s Mission Rd.,the center documents 9,000 years of human habitation in the area. Dioramas depict Native American life prior to European contact, as well as the trading post and pioneer periods. St. Paul’s Mission is a log church restored to its 1847 …
An Aboriginal Experience with Canadian souvenirs, beadwork, jewelry, blankets, clothing, Manitobah Mukluks, and Healing Hollow essential oils. Many, many unique gift items and many items are less than $30. We also have the ability to embroider items for you on the spot to personalize gifts with names or designs. Yaqan Nukiy Heritage Centre is located …
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.