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Breakfast with Santa in Burns Lake

Part of the Fun Frost Family Festival organized by the Burns Lake…

  • Dec 2, 2020
Ronny Berndorff's art. (Submitted/Lakes District News)

LDAC’s fourth virtual event is out

Here comes Lakes District Arts Council’s fourth virtual event of the 20/21…

  • Nov 25, 2020
Tonye Aganaba, the Vancouver-based hip-hop artist will be featured in the next virtual event. (Submitted photo/Lakes District News)

The third LDAC concert and Off the Wall art show is out

The council’s preliminary survey results shows high levels of satisfaction

  • Oct 26, 2020
Dale Kalhood's Looking West, Gerrow Island painting. (Submitted/Lakes District News)

The second LDAC concert and Off the Wall art show

The arts council send off their second virtual show over the Thanksgiving weekend

  • Oct 14, 2020
Dale Kalhood's Looking West, Gerrow Island painting. (Submitted/Lakes District News)
Gemma Elliott’s solo art show at the Lakes District Museum and Gallery in September
Gemma Elliott’s solo art show at the Lakes District Museum and Gallery in September
Gordon Oxendale was the featured artist last Friday for the LDAC booth. He played several Beatles tunes on his piano. (Priyanka Ketkar photo)

An update on Lakes District Arts Council’s 2020-21 plans

Season performances from January to April 2021 now ‘on hold’

  • Aug 26, 2020
Gordon Oxendale was the featured artist last Friday for the LDAC booth. He played several Beatles tunes on his piano. (Priyanka Ketkar photo)
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The long history of Burns Lake’s drug stores

The long history of Burns Lake’s drug stores

From a pharmacy to a place to hang out for the unemployed during the Great Depression

  • Aug 19, 2020
The long history of Burns Lake’s drug stores
LDAC features Tweedsmuir Fiddlers and Thea Neumann at Burns Lake Community Market

LDAC features Tweedsmuir Fiddlers and Thea Neumann at Burns Lake Community Market

The Tweedsmuir Fiddlers entertained shoppers with their performance two weeks back during…

  • Aug 12, 2020
LDAC features Tweedsmuir Fiddlers and Thea Neumann at Burns Lake Community Market
Smoldering ruins of the Burns Lake Community Hall, after the second fire which burned on January 15, 1954. Located at corner of Second Avenue and Highway 16. (Submitted/Lakes District News)

Understanding the life story of Burns Lake’s community hall

A gathering place that survived massive disasters

  • Aug 12, 2020
Smoldering ruins of the Burns Lake Community Hall, after the second fire which burned on January 15, 1954. Located at corner of Second Avenue and Highway 16. (Submitted/Lakes District News)
The 1959 fire that destroyed the public school on Third Avenue in Burns Lake

The 1959 fire that destroyed the public school on Third Avenue in Burns Lake

The school by the Catholic Diocese of Caledonia was rebuilt in 1960

  • Aug 5, 2020
The 1959 fire that destroyed the public school on Third Avenue in Burns Lake
Trap shooting for Thursdays back at Tweedsmuir Park Rod and Gun Club

Trap shooting for Thursdays back at Tweedsmuir Park Rod and Gun Club

Tweedsmuir Park Rod and Gun Club is back with their summer offerings.…

  • Jul 15, 2020
Trap shooting for Thursdays back at Tweedsmuir Park Rod and Gun Club
John Gelz with gasoline pump from the Coombes Brothers garage. (Submitted)

The Coombe brothers; well-read gentlemen

© 2019 Michael Riis-Christianson and the Lakes District Museum Society Fred and…

  • Jul 15, 2020
John Gelz with gasoline pump from the Coombes Brothers garage. (Submitted)
Burns Lake local drives through village in his vintage car on Canada Day

Burns Lake local drives through village in his vintage car on Canada Day

Canada Day 2020 celebrations may have been cancelled but the spirit of…

  • Jul 8, 2020
Burns Lake local drives through village in his vintage car on Canada Day
The Doris Munger and Old Fort Traditional Dancers from Lake Babine First Nation normally attend the Williams Lake Stampede and enter the Williams Lake Daybreak Rotary Stampede Parade each year. They will be paying tribute to the Stampede on Saturday, July 4 in their home community. (Photo submitted)

Doris Munger and Old Fort Traditional Dancers plan tribute to Williams Lake Stampede

The Babine First Nation group has been attending the Stampede, parade since 2003

The Doris Munger and Old Fort Traditional Dancers from Lake Babine First Nation normally attend the Williams Lake Stampede and enter the Williams Lake Daybreak Rotary Stampede Parade each year. They will be paying tribute to the Stampede on Saturday, July 4 in their home community. (Photo submitted)
Fireworks courtesy of Industrial Transformers of Burns Lake. (Submitted/Lakes District News)

Burns Lake, don’t miss this Canada Day virtual celebration

The Burns Lake and District Chamber of Commerce, The Village of Burns…

  • Jun 30, 2020
Fireworks courtesy of Industrial Transformers of Burns Lake. (Submitted/Lakes District News)
As many as 100 Newfoundland and Labrador school communities and some special guests come together in a musical video compilation to sing ‘O Canada’. (YouTube)

LDAC is back with this week’s Quarantunes

Good day and Happy Summer, LDAC members, supporters, sponsors and friends. VC…

  • Jun 22, 2020
As many as 100 Newfoundland and Labrador school communities and some special guests come together in a musical video compilation to sing ‘O Canada’. (YouTube)
Happy June, LDAC friends

Happy June, LDAC friends

Big day in B.C., as many kids go back to school today…

  • Jun 3, 2020
Happy June, LDAC friends
Virtual concerts available in Burns Lake

Virtual concerts available in Burns Lake

The Lakes District Arts Council is launching a new service … a…

  • Mar 25, 2020
Virtual concerts available in Burns Lake
The Pure Movements dance group performing ‘Coffee, Coffee, Coffee…Americano’ during the 2019 Pacific Northwest Music Festival. (Ken Juniper photo)
The Pure Movements dance group performing ‘Coffee, Coffee, Coffee…Americano’ during the 2019 Pacific Northwest Music Festival. (Ken Juniper photo)
Kenny Wayne performs for Burns Lake

Kenny Wayne performs for Burns Lake

Wayne Kenny, classic jump blues and boogie woogie piano player entertained Burns…

  • Mar 18, 2020
Kenny Wayne performs for Burns Lake