Community Calendar


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Art, Culture & Heritage

OCTOBER 10-16, 2021

The Merritt Royal Canadian Legion 096 will be celebrating Legion Week on Saturday, October 16, 2021, at our Legion Hall from 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM.

We invite you to join us in celebration.

We will be providing information on the organization and how we support veterans and our community.

There will also be a barbeque with free hot dogs and hamburgers as well as coffee and soft drinks.

Proof of vaccination will be required.

Event Date 10-10-2021
Event End Date 10-15-2021
* Event Contact Arlene Johnston
* Phone Number (250) 378-5631
* Location Legion Hall
Canada Day Keep Active Scavenger Hunt Check the City of Merritt website or the City of Merritt - Department of Recreation & Facilities Facebook page on July 1st for a list of clues. Share a photo of yourself at each scavenger hunt item.  Make sure to include your contact information.  Send your photos and information to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Event Date 07-01-2021 7:00 am
Event End Date 07-04-2021 11:55 pm
* Event Contact Andrea Claylards
* Phone Number 250-378-4224

Tickets are$ 5.00 at the Door for each movie and everyone needs a Membership for 2018/19 which is $2.00 for the 6 films in the 2018/19 season.  Season’s Tickets packages are available at the September movie and are $30.00 for the 6 movie tickets, membership card, and a guest pass for the season. 

Event Date 03-09-2020 7:00 pm
* Event Contact Nicola Valley Film Society
* Phone Number 250-378-5190
* Location Nicola Valley Institute of Technology
Francis Iredale - Grizzly Bear Research
Event Date 02-21-2020 7:00 pm
* Event Contact Nicola Naturalist Society
* Phone Number 250-378-2468
* Location Nicola Valley Institute of Technology
Nicola Valley Museum & Archives - Heritage Week Open House Merritt's own Nicola Valley Museum & Archives will be attending the Heritage BC Heritage Week by holding an open house this February 20th - all are welcome to attend this event, which will come complete with refreshments!
Event Date 02-20-2020 6:00 pm
Event End Date 02-20-2020 8:00 pm
* Event Contact Nicola Valley Museum & Archives
* Phone Number (250) 378-4145
* Location Nicola Valley Museum and Archives
Create art with the theme of the February gallery show at the Old Courthouse Art Gallery
Event Date 02-16-2020 1:00 pm
Event End Date 02-16-2020 4:00 pm
* Event Contact Merritt Leisure Services
* Phone Number 250-315-1050
* Location Old Courthouse Art Gallery
Valentine's Day Dance at the Merritt Legion Hall Door prizes and dinner, as well as live music by Barry Lindberg & The Missing Links
Event Date 02-14-2020 7:00 pm
* Location Legion Hall
Jazz in the Attic February 2020 Nicola Valley Arts Council is teaming up the Merritt Curling Club again, to host our 3rd evening of Jazz in the Attic.  The Justin Glibbery jazz Quintet is returning  by popular request.with a new set list for your listening pleasure.  Music starts at 8:00pm.   Doors will be open at 7:00.  Individual tickets will be available on Canada Helps through our website, .    OR you may get yours at the Old Courthouse Gallery at 1840 Nicola Avenue. starting January 16th Thurs, Fri Sat 12:00 to 6:00 pm also starting January 16th.   OR -- Call Jane at   250 378-5259 to reserve your table.
Event Date 02-07-2020 8:00 am
Event End Date 02-07-2020 11:00 am
Individual Price $30.00
* Event Contact Jane Bartle
* Phone Number 250-378-5259
* Location Merritt Curling Centre
The Nicola Valley Arts Council is proud to present the Children in Art, Art for Children reception
Event Date 02-06-2020 4:00 pm
Event End Date 02-06-2020 7:00 pm
* Event Contact Nicola Valley Arts Council
* Phone Number (250) 378-6515
* Location Old Courthouse Art Gallery
Interior Savings Unplug & Play Family Literacy Week -Art Literacy for Teens & Adults 7-9PM – Merritt Art Gallery – FREE – Art Literacy at the Merritt Art Gallery –  Add Ages Teen-Adult – Hands-on creative activities led by the Nicola Valley Arts Council.
Event Date 01-30-2020 7:00 pm
* Event Contact Literacy Merritt & Nicola Valley
* Phone Number 250.378.7844
* Location Old Courthouse Art Gallery

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