Labour Day

Date

September 6, 2021

Time

11:00 AM4:30 PM

Description

Schedule:

A Century of Service, 11am-4:30pm

100 Years of Solidarity: Display featuring 100 years of the Burnaby Civic Employees Union

Agents of Change, 11 am-4:30 pm
Carousel Plaza

A new outdoor exhibit featuring six life-sized cutouts of people who have taken a stand to promote or support social justice in Burnaby. The outdoor exhibit features audio components that enable visitors to hear from the people themselves.

Across The Pacific, 11 am-4:30 pm
The Stride Studio

Experience the stories of Burnaby’s Chinese-Canadian families in English, Chinese and Cantonese village dialect.

Burnaby’s Food Network
Orchard

Learn about the many people who have made up Burnaby’s Chinese-Canadian food distribution network. This temporary exhibit was researched and designed by students from UBC’s Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies Department.

Learn More or Listen Up, 11 am-4:30 pm
Throughout the site

Scan a QR code to listen to the musical performances or gain deeper understanding of restoration projects and museum activities

Scavenger Hunts, 11 am-4:30 pm
Throughout the site

Go paperless by taking a photo of this year’s Scavenger Hunt as you enter the site through the main gate. Search high and low while exploring the exhibits for 9 colourful examples of product packaging labels and advertisements from the 20’s.

Working People Documentary, 11 am-4:30 pm
Central Park Theatre

Watch a movie in the theatre about working people of the past.

Celtic Lasses, 11:15 am-12 pm
Vorce Tram Station Plaza

Join Audrey, Annika and Emily as two fiddles and a penny whistle combine to create lively tunes that are sure to have your feet moving.

Matt Henry Juggling Show, 12 pm-12:25 pm
Meadow

Children and adults will be in awe of Matt’s skill, innovation, creativity and wit.

Stories on Wheels, Interactive Storyteller, 1 pm-1:30 pm
Orchard

A form of storytelling done on the street using beautifully illustrated picture cards displayed in a magnificent miniature wooden stage attached to the back a bicycle.

The Squares, Barbershop Quartet, 1:15 pm-1:50 pm
Roving through the Village                                                              

Matt Henry Juggling Show, 1:30 pm-1:55 pm
Vorce Tram Station Plaza

Stories on Wheels, Interactive Storyteller, 2 pm-2:30 pm
Orchard

Celtic Lasses, 2:15 pm-3 pm
Vorce Tram Station Plaza

Matt Henry Juggling Show, 3 pm-3:25 pm
Vorce Tram Station Plaza

Stories on Wheels, Interactive Storyteller, 3:15 pm-3:45 pm
Orchard

The Squares, Barbershop Quartet, 3:30 pm-4:05 pm
Vorce Tram Station Plaza

View schedules for the rest of Labour Day weekend

Location

Burnaby Village Museum

Contact Information

bvm@burnaby.ca

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