Father’s Day at the Grist Mill

It’s half-price admission day this Sunday at The Keremeos Grist Mill and Gardens who are celebrating Father’s Day.

It’s half-price admission day this Sunday at The Keremeos Grist Mill and Gardens who are celebrating Father’s Day.

The Grist Mill kitchen is preparing a pancake breakfast served from 9 until 10:30 a.m. From 10 a.m. until noon Similkameen Family Literacy will host a kid’s activity space at the Sumac Grove near the bridge

On Sunday’s half-price day, as every day until Thanksgiving,  visitors can enjoy walks in the lawns, orchard and gardens with a tour through the works of the 1877 water driven power mill and interactive displays at The White House.

The luncheon is served from The Grist Mill kitchen from noon until 3 p.m. Apple House Tales are presented by Dave Cursons of the Heritage Players in the Apple House until 3 p.m.  A repertoire of stories, poems and reflections on heritage themes comes with an invitation to visitors to share any of their favourite renderings from B.C.’s past.

Coming up on Canada Day, on July 1st from 1 to 3 p.m. to dusk The Grist Mill Foundation and Heritage Canada partner to present a  free admission day. The Grist Mill kitchen will be open as usual.

Canada Day features kids games, music and a special fire-pot dance presentation at dusk by Danielle Davidson. There’s an open mic for folks to share their talents to help celebrate Canada Day at the old mill.

The Keremeos Grist Mill and Gardens is open to visitors seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Oct. 12, Thanksgiving Monday and Apple Day at the mill. Inquiries at 250-499-2888 or info@oldgristmill.ca. Online at www.oldgristmill.ca.