Vernon cadet camp museum hosts fundraiser

Event goes Saturday at the Vernon Army Cadet Camp

Military history and food and beverages add up to a fun evening.

The sixth annual Vernon Cadet Camp Museum fundraiser goes Saturday. The event raises awareness and funds for the museum.

“This is a fun evening and an opportunity to visit with staff and supporters of the Vernon Cadet Training Centre and the museum,” said event spokesperson Lawrna Myers. “The military mess (bar and lounge) is a rather different atmosphere than a bar or club off-base, with many historical photos.”

The museum will be open for visits throughout the afternoon Saturday, up to 5 p.m. A barbecue dinner will be held in the combined mess starting at 5:15 p.m.

The silent auction opens at 6;30 p.m., followed by a live auction at 8 p.m.

The mess closes at 11 p.m.

Many items will be up for auction from wine baskets to books to a handmade rowboat and much more.

Parking at the training centre is on the west side of Highway 97, and you access the camp through the tunnel.

Tickets are $25 per person, which includes steak dinner and a drink.

Tickets are available at the Greater Vernon Museum and Archives, 3009-32nd Avenue.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Four cougars caught on camera near Vernon

A Predator Ridge resident’s doorbell camera caught images of early morning visitors

UPDATE: Person safely pulled from Vernon creek culvert

Multiple emergency services assist in rescue of individual near 35th Avenue and 34th Street

Coldstream Town Centre redevelopment to add 84 new child care spots

$5M grant to fund new community centre, child care spaces

Vernon hockey executive close to Cup win

Stacey Roest is the assistant general manager of the Tampa Bay Lightning

Volatile enrolment leads to loss of teaching staff at three North Okanagan-Shuswap schools

Three quarters of students using online learning program expected to return to class

B.C. reports 91 new cases as officials remain worried over ‘clusters of COVID-19

There have now been a total of 8,395 cases in B.C. since the pandemic began

EDITORIAL: Clearing the smoke

Wildfires have resulted in heavy smoke and poor air quality

Kelowna man’s child porn collection ‘traversed the spectrum of depravity,’ court hears

Terry Krock was caught in possession of between 7,000 and 12,000 child porn files

COVID-19 exposure at Merritt pub

The exposure happened on Sept. 19 at the pub of the Coldwater Hotel

Police watchdog investigating after man injured in Penticton RCMP cells

Man suffers serious injuries after being lodged into cells at the detachment

Join Black Press Media and Do Some Good

Pay it Forward program supports local businesses in their community giving

Four more cases of COVID-19 in Interior Health

There are 31 active cases in isolation in the health region

Canada’s active COVID-19 cases top 10,000 as daily new cases triple over the past month

Dr. Tam repeated her warning to young people, who have made up the majority of recent cases

First 8 months of fatal overdoses in B.C. have now exceeded 2019 death toll

Nine people died every two days in August, BC Coroners Service data shows

Most Read