Tours, Activities & Demos
There's Lots to See and Do
Tuesday - Friday, 2pm
Enjoy a guided tour of the Village. Topics change daily. 30-45 minutes, space is limited, sign up at the Main Village Entrance.
Red Serge Days
Tuesdays, 12noon-2pm, July and August
Put Yourself in a Picture! Burnaby RCMP in their splendid red serge will on site and ready to meet, greet and pose with visitors.
Fridays, 12noon-4pm, July & August
Learn from our Coast Salish educators about the importance of Burnaby lands to local first nations through stories, puppets and maps.
Model T Car Rides
Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 2-3:30pm, all season
Enjoy a ride around the Village (weather permitting). By donation.
Steam Equipment Demos
Fridays & Saturdays, all day
See and hear the power of steam firsthand.
Saturdays & Sundays, 12noon & 3pm.
Be a student in a 1920s one-room schoolhouse.
Staying Stylish at Bell's Dry Goods
Sundays, all day
Tuesday-Friday, all day.
Watch our tinsmith cut, crimp, curl.
Various Saturdays & Sundays, 12noon-4pm, May & June
Watch Pacific Spirit Quilter Guild members showcase their talents.
Saturdays, 11am-3pm, May & June
Wednesdays, 11am -3pm, July & August
Drop-in on our Gardener-in-Residence and learn how to seed, plant, grow, tackle pests, and ensure bountiful harvests.
Chinese Calligraphy Activity
Fridays, 12-4pm, August
Explore the beauty of this ancient art and create your own calligraphy master piece.
Thursdays, 11am-3pm, July & August
Here's your chance to churn AND taste butter!
Burnaby Summer Theatre
Thursdays, 12noon & 1:30pm, July 5-August 2
Join us for a show based on the classic tale of Alice in Wonderland. In partnership with Burnaby Arts Council.
Chances are you'll discover some of these special activities on site throughout the season:
- grinding coffee
- using stereoscope to visit far away places
- schoolyard games
- washing clothes with an old-fashioned washboard
- a Model T apprentice mechanic
- a close shave in the Barbershop