Events

CommEventsAllan Brooks Nature Centre loves our community! Enjoy a variety of events for all ages throughout the season including Garage Sales, First Peoples` Celebrations, Family Nights, Sunset Speakers and our Wine & Wild Things Fundraiser.

If you would like to hold your event on our beautiful site overlooking Vernon please contact [email protected]

May
12
Sat
World Migratory Bird Day @ Allan Brooks Nature Centre
May 12 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
World Migratory Bird Day @ Allan Brooks Nature Centre | Vernon | British Columbia | Canada

We invite you to bring out your kite(s) and come fly with us as we celebrate World Migratory Bird Day at Allan Brooks Nature Centre, Saturday, May 12 from 11-3. There’ll be kite-flying, mini-bird walks, games and activities for the kids, crafts, and concession. Admission is by donation.

May
19
Sat
Family Astronomy Night @ Allan Brooks Nature Centre
May 19 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Family Astronomy Night @ Allan Brooks Nature Centre | Vernon | British Columbia | Canada

Join us for the first Family Astronomy Night of the year!

The Local members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) are back at ABNC!

Gather at the Allan Brooks Nature Centre and let them guide you on a journey through the sky.

Learn about the night sky in May and then have a look for yourself! On this night there’s tons to see. Check out the Moon, Jupiter, the beehive clusters and Venus! First time looking through a telescope? Not a problem!

Admission is by donation with all proceeds going to support Allan Brooks Nature Centre.

Please note this event is weather dependant. This is an outdoor event please dress appropriately

May
25
Fri
Spring Mega Garage and Plant Sale! @ Allan Brooks Nature Centre
May 25 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Spring Mega Garage and Plant Sale! @ Allan Brooks Nature Centre

Mega Garage & Plant Sale!!

Friday, May 25 – 8:00am- 4:00pm

Saturday, May 26 – 8:00am -4:00pm

Sunday, May 27- Bargain Day 9:00am-3pm

It’s that time again! Join us for the Allan Brooks Nature Centre Mega Garage & Plant Sale!

There’s something for everyone! Drop off your donations at Allan Brooks Tues-Sun 9am-4pm. Schedule your drop off time starting April 15th. Or have it picked up by donation to Allan Brooks – picks will start May 14th!

Donations Appreciated Including: Seasonal Decorations, Games, Pictures, Christmas Decorations, CD’s & LP’s, Automotive, Furniture, Books, Housewares, Linens, Sports Equipment, Toys, Tools.

Please NO clothing, magazines, dated electronics, computer monitors, printers, or large appliances

Then join us May 25-27! NEW THIS YEAR – SALE STARTS FRIDAY!!!

Find your treasures! All money raised will go towards Allan Brooks Nature Centre’s educational and nature programs, help us to keep Nature in our future!
Call Allan Brooks at 250-260-4227 for more info!

May
26
Sat
Spring Mega Garage and Plant Sale! @ Allan Brooks Nature Centre
May 26 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Spring Mega Garage and Plant Sale! @ Allan Brooks Nature Centre

Mega Garage & Plant Sale!!

Friday, May 25 – 8:00am- 4:00pm

Saturday, May 26 – 8:00am -4:00pm

Sunday, May 27- Bargain Day 9:00am-3pm

It’s that time again! Join us for the Allan Brooks Nature Centre Mega Garage & Plant Sale!

There’s something for everyone! Drop off your donations at Allan Brooks Tues-Sun 9am-4pm. Schedule your drop off time starting April 15th. Or have it picked up by donation to Allan Brooks – picks will start May 14th!

Donations Appreciated Including: Seasonal Decorations, Games, Pictures, Christmas Decorations, CD’s & LP’s, Automotive, Furniture, Books, Housewares, Linens, Sports Equipment, Toys, Tools.

Please NO clothing, magazines, dated electronics, computer monitors, printers, or large appliances

Then join us May 25-27! NEW THIS YEAR – SALE STARTS FRIDAY!!!

Find your treasures! All money raised will go towards Allan Brooks Nature Centre’s educational and nature programs, help us to keep Nature in our future!
Call Allan Brooks at 250-260-4227 for more info!

May
27
Sun
Mega Plant and Garage Sale Bargain Day! @ Allan Brooks Nature Centre
May 27 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Sunday, May 27 Bargain Day 9:00am-3pm

Come for the Bargain Day! All items will be slashed in price! Everything must go! Including books, house wares, linens, bedding, sports equipment, toys, puzzles, games, pictures, Christmas & seasonal decorations, CDs, LPs, tape cassettes, canning jars, automotive & garden tools, and furniture! Make us an offer! Proceeds go to the Allan Brooks Nature Centre!

For more info call the Centre at 250-260-4227

Sponsored by:

Jun
8
Fri
The Raptors at Allan Brooks @ Allan Brooks Nature Centre
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – Jul 1 @ 4:00 pm
The Raptors at Allan Brooks @ Allan Brooks Nature Centre | Vernon | British Columbia | Canada

A truly thrilling experience returns to the Allan Brooks Nature Centre in 2018. The Raptors are back at ABNC June 8-July 1 and then again September 14-October 6. These Birds of prey will inspire and awe audiences of all ages.

Get Close with a Flight Demo!
Flight Demonstrations get you close to five different bird species. Watch these amazing predators and learn about their importance in our ecosystem.

Get Closer with a Hands on Encounter! 
The Encounter gives you a small group experience and is the perfect way to connect with the birds and foster an appreciation and understanding for them. The Raptor Encounter Course will allow participants to get close and personal with several different birds right on your glove.

Flight Demonstrations happen at 11:30am daily Tuesday-Sunday as well as at 3:30pm Friday-Sunday. Encounters can be booked daily Tuesday-Sunday at 10am, 12pm and 12:45pm plus an additional Encounter at 4:15pm Friday-Sunday. Whether you choose to get close, or closer, these unforgettable experiences will help you form a lasting respect for the natural world.

Tickets on sale April 23rd at 10am!

Jun
21
Thu
Sundial & Astronomy Night @ Allan Brooks Nature Centre
Jun 21 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Sundial & Astronomy Night @ Allan Brooks Nature Centre | Vernon | British Columbia | Canada

Join us for the much anticipated unveiling of the new Sundial at Allan Brooks Nature Centre!

The Local members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) will be on site to dedicate the finished Sundial. Learn about how it works and then gather at the Allan Brooks Nature Centre and let local RASC members guide you on a journey through the sky.

Please note this event is weather dependant. This is an outdoor event please dress appropriately

Jun
23
Sat
Wine and Wild Things @ Lone Pine Ranch Events Centre
Jun 23 @ 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Join us for Wine and Wild Things – presented by Nicola Wealth Management!

Allan Brooks Nature Centre’s Wine and Wild Things returns with new twists, including a new venue at the Lone Pine Ranch Events Centre and a new date, June 23rd, 2018!

Don’t miss the most unique fundraising event in town! Join us for an evening of hands on nature experiences, including Live Birds of Prey with The Raptors, and Reptiles with The Bug Guys/ Small Scale Reptile Breeding.

Sip on Okanagan fine wines including Ex Nihilo and Summer Gate Winery. Indulge in local food and enjoy a savoury dessert from Terroir Cheese or something sweet from Karat Chocolate.

Relax with a cocktail from Okanagan Spirits and partake in the Live and Silent Auction.

Then wind down for the night by the campfire and enjoy live music from Rob Dinwoodie

Tickets on sale April 23rd. Keep watching for more information!

Presented by: 

Sponsored by:          

                      

                                                

 

 

Jul
21
Sat
Family Astronomy Night @ Allan Brooks Nature Centre
Jul 21 @ 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Family Astronomy Night @ Allan Brooks Nature Centre | Vernon | British Columbia | Canada

Join us for Family Astronomy Night!

The Local members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) are back at ABNC!

Gather at the Allan Brooks Nature Centre and let them guide you on a journey through the sky.

Be sure to check out the NEW Sundial while you’re waiting for the stars to come out!

Learn about the night sky in July and then have a look for yourself! On this night there’s tons to see. Check out the Moon, and look into deep space to see Saturn and more! First time looking through a telescope? Not a problem! The local RASC members will guide you through it!

Admission is by donation with all proceeds going to support Allan Brooks Nature Centre.

Please note this event is weather dependant. This is an outdoor event please dress appropriately

Aug
18
Sat
Family Astronomy Night @ Allan Brooks Nature Centre
Aug 18 @ 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Family Astronomy Night @ Allan Brooks Nature Centre | Vernon | British Columbia | Canada

The Local members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) are back at ABNC!

Gather at the Allan Brooks Nature Centre and let them guide you on a journey through the sky.

Be sure to check out the NEW Sundial while you’re waiting for the stars to come out!

Learn about the night sky in August and then have a look for yourself! On this night there’s tons to see. Check out the Moon, and have a look into deep space! First time looking through a telescope? Not a problem! The local RASC members will guide you through it!

Admission is by donation with all proceeds going to support Allan Brooks Nature Centre.

Please note this event is weather dependant. This is an outdoor event please dress appropriately

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