Father’s Day at The Keremeos Grist Mill and Gardens is a free admission day at the Provincial Historic Site, home of the restored 1877 water-driven flour mill.
There’s a warm welcome for craftsmen and artists to display and to sell all things they make from wood. For free display and sales space call 250-499-5417 or the mill at 250-499-2888.
A Pancake Breakfast from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. starts out Father’s Day on Sunday June 15.
There will be a 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. performance of Dirty Work at The Stopping Place, a Similkameen Melodrama.
Acoustical musicians are welcome to jam in and around the Old Apple House.
The outdoor kitchen will feature a sound system for an open mike. Spoken arts, including poetry, recitation and stories are welcome in either Apple House or outdoor kitchen.
Visitors will enjoy the old water-driven mill, beautiful grounds, the gardens, the orchard, the vegetable patch and artifacts displayed in the White House.
The Tea Room restaurant features the arts of the newly aboard Grist Mill Chef, Natasha Schooten. Chef Natasha is using the house garden and local produce in her culinary craft at The Grist Mill.
Canada Day, Tuesday July 1 will be another free admission day at the Grist Mill and Gardens with special Celebrate Canada events in partnership with Heritage Canada.