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Coronavirus: Salmon Arm’s Heritage Week moved online – Okanagan

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Salmon Arm’s R.J. Haney Heritage Village and Museum is ready to start celebrating its 25th Annual Heritage Week — however this year, the celebration will be online.

This year’s heritage week theme is, “Where do you find heritage?” It asks residents how they connect with Salmon Arm’s rich history.

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“Do you find it in the buildings that make Salmon Arm unique?” museum staff asked in a press release.

“Or, do you hear it in the extraordinary stories your family tells?”

Due to COVID-19, the week’s worth of events have now been moved online.

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On Monday, the celebration kicks off with Shuswap’s largest online auction.

“Bidding opens Monday, Feb. 15, and closes Saturday, Feb. 20, at 3 p.m.,” staff said.

The auction will feature donated items from local businesses, organizations and individuals from Salmon Arm.

Other events in the week include a photo contest, a scavenger hunt and a witty comment contest.

To find out more about the heritage week visit the Salmon Arm Museum website.

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