Community Calendar


Merritt's Community Calendar is stocked full of festivals, fairs and community events. Check back often for activities in all four seasons. #ExploreMerritt 

Come by and enjoy lunch and tea at the Baillie House with your Mom! Two Spots available for $15 for either 11:30 or 1:30 pm. Drop by the Baillie House by Wednesday, May 9th, 6pm to confirm your spot! For more information, call 250-378-0349. Reservations are filling up fast.
Event Date 05-12-2018 11:30 am
* Location Baillie House
Hats! Hats! Hats! Have you got your hat for the Spring Hat Dance? Come one, come all to the Merritt Senior's Centre and decorate your hat. Glue guns are provided. B.Y.O.D - Bring your own decorations! 1675 Tutill Court! Everyone welcome!
Event Date 05-09-2018 10:00 am
* Location Merritt Senior Center
Free Movie Night: Chariots of Fire Merritt Baptist Church presents: the four time Academy Award winning film Chariots of Fire for our Free Movie Night. Please join us Friday, April 27th at the Merritt Baptist Church, located at 2499 Coutlee Ave. Doors open at 6pm, film starts at 6:30pm   For more info call 250 378 2464 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Event Date 04-27-2018 6:00 pm
Event End Date 04-27-2018 9:00 pm
* Location Merritt Baptist Church

Saskia & Darrel of The Great Plains Band will be playing their mix of folk, celtic, bluegrass and country tunes at the Trinity United Church in Merritt on April 26th at 7 pm. Tickets are $15, available at Black's Pharmacy oor call Linda or Richie below. 

Contact Info: Linda Baird at 378-4528 or Richie Gage at 378-6266

Event Date 04-26-2018 7:00 pm
Event End Date 04-26-2018
* Location Merritt
Nicola Naturalist Society Presentation- Jo-Anne Hales – Habitat selection of the Great Basin Spadefoot

Jo Anne Hales is an enthusiastic and knowledgeable speaker on the charismatic Spadefoots. Photos: Leonard Sopuck and Jo Anne Hales

Thursday April 19th 2018, 7 PM at NVIT: Jo-Anne Hales – Habitat selection of the Great Basin Spadefoot

Jo-Anne Hales is a professional agrologist and the Environmental Specialist for the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc. She is also completing a Master of Science degree in Environmental Science at Thompson Rivers University studying the Great Basin Spadefoot (an amphibian species at risk) on the New Gold – New Afton Mine site. Come and hear about these charismatic little critters. Her talk was postponed in May 2017 due to the floods – catch it in 2018.

Contact Info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 250-378-2468

Event Date 04-19-2018 7:00 pm
* Location Nicola Valley Institute of Technology

Mar. 28 @ 12:00 pm

At the Merritt Civic Centre

Contact Info: 250-378-6170 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Event Date 03-28-2018 12:00 pm
* Location Merritt Civic Centre
Nicola Valley Community Gardens Annual General Meeting and Seed Swap

The Nicola Valley Community Gardens will be hosting their AGM on March 21st at the Merritt Library 6pm - 8pm and will be followed by a seed swap opportunity for all those in attendance. All members are encouraged to attend but you do not have to have a plot to be invited everyone is welcome.

Do you love to garden? Missing a spot at your home or do not have enough space? Join us at our local community garden behind the hospital. Better yet sign up with a friend so you have a watering buddy! Plots are reasonably priced and great fun for all ages but spots are limited and payment is required to guarantee your spot. March 21st will be the last day retuning members are guaranteed there plot before we open it up to our waitlist if you are interested in putting your name forward please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Event Date 03-21-2018 6:00 pm
Event End Date 03-21-2018 8:00 pm
* Location Merritt Library
Dinner & Music Event at Kekuli Café

An amazing Greek meets Native dinner with live music by Michelle Lonsdale and Willard Wallace. Tickets on sale at Kekuli Café.

Event organized by Open Mic Nights

Event Date 03-17-2018 6:30 pm
Event End Date 03-17-2018 10:00 pm
Individual Price $20.00
* Location Merritt
Wyatt's World- Wyatt Collins with Guests Opening Reception

Wyatt is a 20-year-old aspiring artist who has shown his creative talents since an early age. He is Nlaka’pamux from the Nicola Valley.  Wyatt paints with a clear focus that allows him to show emotion through his uninhibited brushwork. This show displays some of his works from the past year exploring large-scale media, use of vibrant color and adventurous application methods.

Opening reception Friday March 16 4-7pm  

March 15th to April 7 2018

Event Date 03-16-2018 4:00 pm
Event End Date 03-16-2018 7:00 pm
* Location Old Courthouse Art Gallery
Nicola Naturalist Society Presentation- Don Gayton – Fire Ecology in Southern BC

Ecologist Don Gayton has years of experience investigating the effects of fire on ecosystems in the BC interior. Photos courtesy Don Gayton.

Thursday March 15th 2018, 7 PM at NVIT: Don Gayton – Fire Ecology in Southern BC.

Don is a well-known ecologist who has worked on the roles that fire (accidental and intentional) has played in shaping our environment over the past centuries. How did Indigenous people work with fire before the arrival of Europeans? Why was 2017 such a bad year for wildfires? Don has explanations for these and many other questions about wildfires in our area. Not to be missed.

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Event Date 03-15-2018 7:00 pm
* Location Nicola Valley Institute of Technology

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Merritt Visitor Centre: 250-378-0349
Tourism Manager: 250-378-8619
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