Our Member and Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon is held in November or early December of every year to pay tribute to members and volunteers who work through the year on the museum’s behalf.
C.I.S.D. Student Art Show
C.I.S.D. Student Art Show is generally held in April and is sponsored by the local Sagebrush Painters. This event, which showcases the many talented young artists in the Canadian High School Art Class, promises to be an annual affair.
July 4th Celebration
July 4th Celebration: This celebration keeps us very busy. The museum hosts an art exhibit in the gallery room and from 2pm – 4pm the museum hosts an Artist Reception for the featured artist of the month. We invite you to take a break from the heat by joining us in the Museum Gallery Room to meet the artist and enjoy refreshments and cookies.
Gala & Auction Fundraiser
The Annual Gala and Auction Fundraiser is a fun and exciting event held around September or October. Generous local and area merchants donate items to be auctioned off while guests enjoy a catered meal and listen to live music. 2012 marks the museum’s 18th Gala. In 2010, the Gala Auction raised over $16,000 for museum projects.
Annual Fall Foliage Festival
The Annual Fall Foliage Festival is a beautiful time in Canadian where visitors come to enjoy the wonderful events and breathtaking foliage. Stop by the museum from 2PM – 4PM for our Artist Reception, meet our guest artist of the month and enjoy refreshments. We also host a very popular annual Quilt Show which displays over 60 colorful and intricate quilts.
Mother Daughter Luncheon
The Mother Daughter Luncheon held for the first time in May 2007. This luncheon attracts many mothers, daughters, grandmas, aunts and sisters. Special educational programs are given during the luncheon and a delicious lite lunch is served.
Ladies Hat Luncheon
Ladies Hat Luncheon: We normally hold this event every other year during the early fall. The Museum Board selects and honors a local lady who has made a difference in the community. A catered lunch, style show and entertainment are provided for the honoree and guests. Past honorees have been Helen Abraham, Nan Ezzell, Cleo Isaacs, Agnes Adams, Billie Ullom and Virginia Rogers.
NEWLY RENOVATED MUSEUM SCHEDULE
The museum's redesign project is completed and we are now open for regular visiting hours! The newly designed exhibits are near completion. Come by for a visit and rediscover our rich history!
REGULAR Hours of exploration
Tuesday - Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Exhibits Currently On Display at the Canadian River Valley Pioneer Museum!